Fairway Hotel London

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Average rate: $45 - Hotel class: 2 stars
13-15 Argyle Street, London, United Kingdom

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DAO DAO
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Noise is Mandatory Mar 13, 2017
How misconceptions can one hotel print on one website? Well the Fairway is certainly trying for the record. Let’s start with these:

• Affordable, cheap, budget

• This cosy family-run hotel

• The Fairway Hotel offers most amenities that one would expect from a larger hotel

• Selective reviews posted using the word ‘Quiet’

• Value for Money

I wanted a cheap and quiet hotel. At over $150 a night you would expect that the non-air-conditioned rooms would not be welded OPEN so you hear the nearby Ambulance and Fire Stations and their sirens – all night. And the rooms are still hot. And small. And amenities? What amenities? A flush toilet and a sliver of soap?

Like so many B&B’s and small hotels in London, this is a building carved up into little, hot and noisy rooms and run by what seemed to be all Romanians. I never saw one the owners a “family from Malta for over fifty years”. Nope. Also like so many places their prices go ballistic during the warm months. Just to take advantage of us travellers.

OK – "Full English Breakfast”. Arrived completely cold at my table and concerned me greatly.

So tiny room, bathroom with nothing really and a bed that was not that great. Sweated and was woken up all night. Glad I requested a “QUIET ROOM” weeks before. I was reassured again at the boiling hot reception. Then when I asked after hearing the room for 2 seconds, told they were fully booked. I would hate think what they think would be a noisy room? One inside an ambulance with its sirens wailing? Well my room was almost like that.

Budget my arse. There are cheaper and better hotels in London if you look. Just don’t look here.

Only plus – if you are a very heavy sleeper – it’s close to Kings Cross/ST Pancras. Like 2 minute walk.

DAO’s Summary

• Non-smoking, hot and noisy hotel. Very hot. Very noisy.

• Near Kings Cross/St Pancras

• Free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee, TV

• Breakfast included

Available at reception: Hair dryer, iron, travel adaptors, alarm clock

Room Types: Economy (shared bathrooms/toilets), Single, Double, Triple, Quad
You cannot shut the windows!
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Aaarrgh says:
Looks like they were saving their budget, not yours. The building and room looks pretty enough, but clearly looks can deceive!
Posted on: Mar 13, 2017
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Fairway Hotel London Overview

The Fairway Hotel London is a five-minute walk from many attractions including British Library Sound Archive, Scala and Monto Water Rats. London's attractions, such as Foundling Museum, Kings Place and British Library are within an easy walking distance.

For the comfort of guests, the Fairway Hotel London offers non-smoking rooms. Wi-Fi connection is available for use. There is a bank within the hotel. In addition, staff at the help desk will be happy to book tickets and tours and provide guests with local information and advice.

Fairway Hotel Amenities

  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Excursions
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Luggage Storage

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