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Hotel Sophia

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Location was the only redeeming feature of this "hotel" it is right by Paddington, but that's where the positives end. Place is tired and run down, that I can forgive, but it is also filthy, dusty, grimy and in need of fumigating and redecoration. Our room also had mould in all the grout in the bathroom, the toilet was stained,...

Thank Kezza406
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Pluses: -very friendly stuff -new puffy duvet -great location, the hotel is on busy street with plenty of shops and restaurants,3min walks to paddington station minuses: -very poor condition of this place -disgusting shower -quite dirty hotel summary:i booked this becouse it was last minute ... but i will recommend to find something better even for this price.

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Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

While working on an event in London I needed some cheap accommodation for 5 nights to simply get my head down, this hotel was cheap. That is where the positives end. I could go on for a fortnight about how shockingly awful this "hotel" is however a list will suffice Shower covered in mould and was also totally useless as...

4Thank jack k
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

I booked this because it was cheaper than elsewhere for the cost of twin beds. Pricewise pleased. Location - we took the open tour bus to get here, but next time I would just use the central line as it took a while but location was great. The room itself sure needed some tlc but for one night acceptable. Free...

Thank Steve S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Having seen many of the awful reviews I have to say this hotel has some redeeming features. It's where it says it is - which is a really good location, and it doesn't cost much. The rooms are not in the finest of decorative order, but the free wifi worked and didn't drop, it's got a good sized television, the...

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Oh dear....this place really isn't good. Dark dingy room, smelly (we had to go and buy air freshener), carpets worn on stairs and in room. Dirt round the taps and in shower tray; in fact I am not sure the beds had been changed; thankfully it was a hot night so we were able to sleep on top of the...

1Thank CrawleyLynn
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

OMG !!! It was so bad I couldn't believe. No shampoo , very dark room at night, smelled so bad,no air conditioner,no lifts it is not a hotel its name should be hotel nightmare. Our room light bulb was broken. Absolutely disgusting and unacceptable

Thank Heidi R
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Please don't make the same mistake as me and think you want a hotel near Paddington Station and book here, as for this hotel this is it's only assert. I wouldn't even allow my dogs to stay in this place, sadly I had to stay here for one night. The place stunk, the stairs are narrow and getting a suitcase...

Thank Jenniemouse
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Offered the cheapest price for the nights I needed last minute. Basic as hell, clean for the most part. But working TV and shower, clean sheets and towels. Great location, a bit of work and the place would be fantastic as its right by Paddington. Beds were a tad uncomfortable and very loud. Didn't make it to breakfast as there's...

Thank Alice S
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Due to a mishap with another hotel booking, we ended up staying here as a last resort and quite by accident. We went there with the attitude "It's a bed for the night, and we're only here to sleep." Well, I didn't even get to do that as my bed was so dented in the middle, it was actually V-shaped......

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Additional Information about Hotel Sophia

Address: A 5 London Street, London W2 1HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $65 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Sophia 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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Hotel Sophia London, England
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“Do not book!!”
 of 5 bubbles Mrsmick92, Feb 23, 2016 | Read review
“Our room was tiny. Didn't see any other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles SALLYS857, Sep 27, 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the squalid place”
 of 5 bubbles 604laurences, Sep 11, 2015 | Read review
“2nd floor facing the street was quite nice”
 of 5 bubbles 645neilr, Aug 12, 2015 | Read review
“go further down the street better hotels 100 yards away”
 of 5 bubbles davidsM4286BC, May 17, 2015 | Read review
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