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Dolphin Inn
Ranked #501 of 948 Specialty Lodging in London
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Reviewed July 13, 2006

The couple in the check-in counter was INCREDIBLY RUDE! They didn't care about the guests at all. Their only mission was to ruin our vacation.
The toilets were in a horrible condition and didn't work properly.
I would recommend other travellers to stay as far from this hostel as possible.

I guess that just about sums it up.

  • Stayed: July 2005
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Reviewed July 10, 2006

This place was the hostel from hell.... it was a complete dump.

I have stayed in hostels before & have not had any problems. This place was appalling. Like I said above - the toliets did not flush for 4 days straight. You would go into the bathroom & see other peoples mess in the toliet.... it remained there for 3-4 days. Staff never appeared to clean or check the toliets / bathrooms. Considering the fact that the shower was in that room also, it raises health issues - you have to go into a stinking room to have your shower.

The place in general was a dump - there was debris all over all hallways - it seemed to be a fire hazzard waiting to happen.

Staff were flat out rude & just did not appear to care about guests at all.

I understand this is a hostel & not a 5 star hotel, but there are basic cleanliness standards that they simply missed. We paid in advance for a weekly booking & left after 4 days.
I only wish we weren't too sick & exhausted to request a refund.

Dont stay here. You will regret it.

  • Stayed: May 2006
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: November 2017, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 9, 2017
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  • Stayed: October 2017, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 11, 2017
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  • Stayed: June 2017, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 31, 2017
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Room Tip: La plaza de Norfolk es muy pintoresca y tiene mucho ambiente nocturno
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  • Stayed: September 2016, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: January 2017, traveled solo
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Address: 44 Norfolk Square | Paddington, London W2 1RT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
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Ranked #501 of 948 Specialty Lodging in London
Price Range: $49 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Dolphin Inn 1*
Number of rooms: 14
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