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“Sleep in the Gutter it's Quieter”
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The May Fair Hotel
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“Sleep in the Gutter it's Quieter”
Reviewed February 19, 2005

We stayed at this hotel last night 19 Feb and it's in a shocking state.

Stear well clear unless you like loud road noise, dangerous electrics, empty minibars, tired shabby rooms, eating breakfast in the bar and a TV which turns itself on all night.

The staff were plesant and appologetic but could not make up for the standard of the accomodation.


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Reviewed February 14, 2005

We stayed in this hotel in Dec 2004, and were quite honestly shocked at the state of this supposed 5 start hotel. Having paid over £160 for the night stay we expected a damn sight better than what we got. The room was old and tatty...bathroom was horrendous the basin would not even allow the water to drain.....the carpet was worn the windows were old and peeling and could hardly be opened...and generally was dirty.

To top it off the staff were rude, the place looked and sounded like a building site and eventhough I complained I was offered no refund just a complimentary nights stay! At least thats something but in all honesty im not sure I would even consider staying there for free!! Steer well clear of this one you have been warned.

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Property: The May Fair Hotel
Address: Stratton Street, London W1J 8LT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Mayfair
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Casino Hotel in London
#49 Spa Hotel in London
#108 Business Hotel in London
#126 Family Hotel in London
#150 Romantic Hotel in London
#165 Luxury Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The May Fair Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 406
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The luxurious May Fair Hotel is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The May Fair puts you in a peaceful spot right in the heart of the West End, between all the great parks, theatres, galleries and attractions of London and with direct underground links to Canary Wharf. ... more   less 
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