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Hotel Sophia

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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... More 

Thank Steve S
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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... More 

Thank Robert E
Crawley, United Kingdom
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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... More 

1 Thank CrawleyLynn

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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
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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... More 

Thank Jenniemouse
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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... More 

Thank Alice S
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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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...... More 

Thank Helen B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 23, 2016

This was traumatic as we have 3 children and had 2 rooms. Dirty rooms, me and hubby had bed bug bites and I have a bed bug I have 'caught' as evidence if I find the energy to raise a payment dispute with my credit card company. We were in seperate rooms but thankfully kids were OK. Broken furniture and... More 

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Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Travelled here with my sister on friday 11 dec , our flight was later and we were delayed so didnt arrive until after midnight , we stood in the reception area for a good ten minutes before anyone arrived to help us well i say help , a creepy looking guy with long greasy hair came up stairs stared at... More 

1 Thank bankiebabe22
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Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I've had better accommodation in India, broken window, no toilet roll , no TV, radiator didn't work, dirty and smelly, hair in the shower, no mug or milk with tea facility, the pics say it all, absolutely shocking, an embarrassment to London

3 Thank Phil D
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Hotel Sophia

Address: A 5 London Street, London W2 1HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $60 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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