We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“St David's excellent choice in price range”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of St. David's Hotels

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
St. David's Hotels
Ranked #588 of 1,088 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
Sandy, Oregon
Level Contributor
38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“St David's excellent choice in price range”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

I recently booked St David's for 3 of us. Before I describe the hotel, however, I
Am going to mention the excellent service by it's manager, Pavan. as soon as I
Emailed the hotel from the states, I got a response from Pavan. Additional emails
also got quick and helpful responses from him. On arrival, we were cheerfully
welcomed by him and he was always willing to answer our needs and also helping
with our luggage. He was superb and his night clerk, Nedj, was also very helpful.

Now to the hotel itself. Its price and location are excellent. A few minutes walk from
Paddington. The hotel is clean and provides a full breakfast. Yes, the rooms may be
small, the stairs steep, the in-room amenities zilch, but keeping in mind the price and
location I consider it a great bargain. Add in Pavan and this place is a winner. I would
return for sure.

Room Tip: Perhaps the lower the floor, the better...
See more room tips
  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank fireshepdancer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

566 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    170
    243
    79
    42
    32
See reviews for
143
134
63
39
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (96)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Gothenburg, Sweden
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

We've just returned after staying at the St David's Hotel for nine nights with a group of Swedish students and what a fabulous stay it was!

The entire staff was very friendly and helpful and made us and our students feel welcome from the very first day. Included in the price is a great cooked breakfast and even if you opt for the continental breakfast there is enough choice to cater for everyone's taste. The rooms were simple but clean (cleaned daily) and quite spacious in comparison to many other hotels I've stayed at.

All in all, the location, the staff, the facilities and the price, must make this one of the best London hotels in its category! Thank you for a fantastic stay, and we will be sure to book again next year!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Eva H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Solihull, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

Initially I was really miffed about being sent to this hotel having booked Avon Hotel on the same road. Avon was over-booked so they sent me to St Davids.
Had a room on the fourth floor and the stairs up seemed to go on forever!
The room was basic, but really clean. I was really disappointed not to have coffee and tea-making facilities.
However, the positives outweigh the negatives - the location is fantastic for Paddington. You can easily walk to West End or Hyde Park. The staff are all very friendly and the breakfast was brilliant.
All hotels in this central location are very expensive and this hotel is not flash, but if you are looking for a clean and friendly place to stay for a short stay, I would thoroughly recommend this place.

Room Tip: If you have mobility problems, make sure you mention these when booking, the stairs are very steep.
See more room tips
  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
3 Thank Turisti2010
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Stockton-on-Tees, England, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2012

On the occasion that Me my mum and my brother stayed in London we were greeted by a friendly host who couldn't do enough to accommodate us the rooms were beautiful and the breakfast was fab the staff are really friendly making sure you are well fed (the food just kept coming !) and it is like being in a home from home would highly recommend this hotel to anyone. Paddington tube station is very easily accessible around the corner

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank ChloeJulieN
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

I stayed at St. David's for 4 nights and it was great! The room was small but nice, clean, bathroom was clean, breakfast was great! I would highly recommend this hotel. All the staff were great, very welcoming, very friendly, would help with anything. The location is perfect for Paddington Station too. Also, there are many restaurants, cafes, fish & chip shops, a 24 hr Tesco, Superdrug, all very close by.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Cath L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Foster City, California
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

We stayed here a total of 7 days. The rooms are small and basic but for the price and being in London, that is what we expected. All the staff were very nice and helpful. The rooms were clean, the breakfast was tasty and plentiful. The location we find to be wonderful with Paddingtion Station around the corner for access to the trains and the underground. Norfolk Square is a nice and quiet park in the middle of the very busy London.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Ben and Debbie F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
79 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

I stayed at this hotel with my family for a week during the Queen's Jubilee. Even though the hotel was packed with visitors, they did a great job at being accommodating. The rooms were small, but cozy. The view from our room was great - we looked out on Norfolk Square. Breakfast was nice - it was a delicious full English breakfast, but you could usually get something smaller. Yes there are lots of stairs, but it's a historic building; if you're travelling through Europe, get used to stairs.

There was one guy, Alex I believe, that was SUPER nice and helpful!!! And he was always by himself in the morning and was running around doing everything, but still had time to stop and give us some helpful advice. The other front desk staff gave us our key and that's about it...no talking, no hello, nothing.

I did not like the location. Our family spent the majority of the time doing sight-seeing and seeing plays. We had to get on the Underground and travel at least 20 minutes with many transfers if we wanted to go anywhere. There was really nothing to do in this area and I was hoping for a place where there was more stuff to walk to. We ended up walking around at night looking for a bar or something and all we found were hookah bars and closed, run-down shops. Not a great location for things to do.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank AlexisDorn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these London hotels
Paddington / Maida Vale
Mercure London Paddington Hotel
Tudor Court Hotel
#783 of 1,088 in London
3.5 of 5 bubbles 611 reviews
Cardiff Hotel
#597 of 1,088 in London
3.5 of 5 bubbles 726 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Falcon Hotel
#659 of 1,088 in London
3.5 of 5 bubbles 416 reviews
Shakespeare Hotel
#625 of 1,088 in London
3.0 of 5 bubbles 797 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to St. David's Hotels? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about St. David's Hotels

Property: St. David's Hotels
Address: 14-20 Norfolk Square | Paddington, London W2 1RS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Amenities:
Hotel Style:
Ranked #588 of 1,088 Hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 75
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The St. David's is a family run hotel situated in a quiet garden square in the heart of Central London. Just a minutes walk from Paddington Station and ten minutes walk to Oxford Street and Hyde Park, we are ideally placed for any forthcoming visits. The St. David's Hotel prides itself for its excellent value for money service. Whatever your motives for traveling to London, whether your a budget traveler, here on business or pleasure, we will endeavour to make your stay a pleasant one. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com so you can book your St. David's Hotels reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
St. David`s Hotel London
St Davids Hotel
St Davids London
St. David's Hotels London, England

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing