Shakespeare Hotel London

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Average rate: $52 - Hotel class: 2 stars
22-28 Norfolk Square Paddington, London, United Kingdom

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Shakespeare Hotel London Reviews

irish_dancer irish_da…
34 reviews
Nice hotel for London on a budget Sep 09, 2008
This hotel shares 5 Victorian buildings with Hotle Dolphin from the same owner. It's located on a 5 minute walking distance from the Metro station. The front rooms overview a little park.

The reception staff is very nice: we wanted to go to a Greek restaurant and they immediately did some research for us on the internet. And when we had some trouble with a school class in the adjoining rooms, they solved it right away.

The breakfast staff however isn't very friendly nor very smart; they forget orders and seem to consider very order of an English breakfast too much trouble. Included in the price is a continental breakfast, you pay extra for English. If you want a good breakfast of any kind, don't have it at the hotel, but walk 5 minutes to Garfunkel's, next to the metro.

The metro, you'll hear it the whole night; at first it's annoying, but we got used to it very fast.

The room isn't very clean and not very well maintained: the floor is a bit ragged, same for the curtains. The bathroom was later added, so very very small: a complete bathroom on 1 by 1 meter! But the water is hot, the toilet works, so we just had a laugh about it. Some rooms don't have their own bathroom, they share one down the hall.

The bed was queensize, which is just a tad to small for 2 adults. Very cosy though..... It was also a bit on the short side. Matras was okay, as were the pillows.

In short: ideal for London on a budget! And how much time do you actually spend in your room when in London?
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Shakespeare Hotel London Overview

The Shakespeare Hotel London is located just north of Hyde Park. Guests will find that this London accommodation offers easy access to the West End theater district, as well as Big Ben. Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and other major attractions are also within reach of the hotel. The Shakespeare Hotel London is situated within walking distance of many attractions. Underground and bus stops are located quite nearby, ensuring that guests have easy access to Heathrow International Airport, as well as all major London points of interest.

All of the guestrooms at the hotel include Internet access. Each room offers satellite television, as well as numerous other amenities. Private bathrooms with hair dryers can be found in all 16 of the hotel’s guestrooms.

Guests will discover numerous shopping and dining selections nearby. The hotel offers an onsite dining room with many options. There is also a meeting room onsite, as well as 24 hour reception, a currency exchange, and a family room.

Shakespeare Hotel Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Tour Desk
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Excursions
  • Nightclubs
  • Facsimile
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • Games Available
  • Luggage Storage
  • Vending Machines

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