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Newest reviews for Lonsdale Hotel

  • Virginia
      Italy
    August 26, 2014

    location

    old, without maintenance, looks like a decadent hostel

    3.8

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    August 26, 2014

    Location good for central London

    Poor quality rooms, no breakfast on offer!

    3.8

  • Claire
      United Kingdom
    August 26, 2014

    Excellent location

    Very Basic

    5

  • Neil
      United Kingdom
    August 25, 2014

    nothing

    no tea/coffee tv did not work mouldy smell in room no paper in toilets

    4.2

  • Bogdan
      Romania
    August 24, 2014

    Nothing

    Everything. Avoid at all cost!!!!!

    2.5

  • Anonymous
      Netherlands
    August 24, 2014

    Location

    Dirty, tiny bathroom, no wifi, beds and matresses in bad condition, no insulation between the rooms.

    4.6

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    August 24, 2014

    Low price for London, Bed wasn't too bad.

    The smell of damp, paint peeling off the walls, not having a key I could take with me.

    3.3

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    August 23, 2014

    The location The price

    Staff could be a bit more welcoming/friendlier Bedroom tv not working No kettle in bedroom See through curtains No heating in bedrooms and blankets paper thin Damp patches in room

    5.4

  • Christa
      Netherlands
    August 22, 2014

    The staff

    All the rest: it was dirty, ugly, cold, small and uncomfortably.

    2.9

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    August 17, 2014

    Location

    Horrible place to stay it was dirty, freezing and I got really badly bitten by bed bugs. When complained then never asked me which bed it was in the room obviously has not intention of sorting it out.

    3.3

  • Man
      Hong Kong
    August 16, 2014

    The location is convenient.

    There is no house keeping for four consecutive days. bedding was 'partially' done once on the fifth day. Most furniture were 'breaking up'. We gave up using our private bathroom because the shower head is hopeless and I have to dry my body and dress outside the bathroom after the shower because the whole bathroom was wet.

    4.6

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    August 14, 2014

    Most uncomfortable bed I've ever slept in - get better in a hostel BED BUGS!!! Broken wardrobe Broken TV

    2.5

  • Carrie
      United Kingdom
    August 14, 2014

    IT WAS CENTRAL LONDON

    THE ROOM WAS FILTHY, THE BEDDING WAS DIRTY AND STUNK OF SOMEONE ELSES SWEAT !!!! BATHROOM FILTHY....STAFF VERY UNHELPFUL

    4.2

  • Dominik
      United Kingdom
    August 13, 2014

    Worst experience in my life. Rude staff, disgusting smell in the room, very loud outside, no duvet, noisy bed, TV not working,

    3.3

  • Anonymous
      Egypt
    August 12, 2014

    Nothing

    Everything. The bed was not comefortable at all !!!

    2.5

  • Toby
      United Kingdom
    August 10, 2014

    Honestly, quite possibly the worst hotel I have ever stayed in.

    3.8

  • Anonymous
      Norway
    August 7, 2014

    Location

    Lopper, bed, WC.... :( :( :(

    3.3

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    August 7, 2014

    Nothing

    Awful room, thin springy mattress, no toilet, unfriendly staff, broken shower

    3.3

  • Adrian
      United Kingdom
    August 6, 2014

    Nothing

    It was dirty, run down the staff were unhelpful ( not surprisingly it would be hard to be positive in this place) the facilities were old and worn i could go on.

    2.5

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    August 6, 2014

    Staff rude, really dirty and uncomfortable.

    3.3

  • Paul
      United Kingdom
    August 6, 2014

    Location Exterior looked good

    Very unclean rooms Very very basic for money Rooms not stocked properly (toilet roll etc)

    3.8

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    August 5, 2014

    Good location for us. Most staff were friendly enough. A huge relief to leave though.

    Not a nice room. Various insects in the uplighters above bed. Huge spider in the corner - slightly smaller spiders elsewhere. Squashed bug on ceiling. Hotel generally run down and shabby. Bathroom was a strange plastic vacuum formed capsule a bit like an aeroplane toilet. Mould and bubbled paint on door from damp. Wardrobe and mismatching bedside tables possibly out of a skip! I'm trying my best to be nice. I would never stay here again.

    3.8

  • Ravi
      India
    August 5, 2014

    Facility not maintained

    3.8

  • Isabel
      United Kingdom
    August 5, 2014

    I really did not want to stay at this hotel once i saw the poor condtions, due to booking.com contract I had to reluctantly stay, I was offered a small discount ,

    smell , dirtyness, poor hygiene

    4.2

  • Helene
      Norway
    August 1, 2014

    The location of the Lonsdale Hotel is fantastic, in the very heart of London. If this is your only criteria, you should still think twice about booking a room, as the location is really the only good thing about the Lonsdale Hotel.

    After having stayed at hostels and cheap hotels all over the world, both in Eastern Europe, South America and elsewhere, our standards are not what could be considered very demanding. Nevertheless, there are still places, like the Lonsdale Hotel, that actually impress with the extremely low quality of.. everything but location and facade. Here is our story: At arrival, we were shown to a room in the basement, covered in cobweb and dirt. There were bars in front of a window that could not be opened, and the air was heavy and fetid. Going back up to ask what this was all about (after all we were paying £90 a night..!), the manager took us to a room at the ground floor. Room two was not really an upgrade, as fully one half of one wall was covered in black mold, only one light bulb was in working condition in the entire room, and the toilet was broken, and had a split wooden seat with suspicious spots on it. The room smelt terrible, and was incredibly dirty. We went back to the reception, shocked and, frankly, a bit agitated. The manager then told us he would come to the room in a couple of minutes (he clearly did not want the other guests hearing about the condition of the rooms!). One of his colleagues then came in with a smug smile showing us what he described as their last option. Room three was tolerable, but to be honest, that was probably because the basis for comparison was so bad. The walls were completely covered in dirt, and the only furniture was two cheap beds, a broken desk and two dirty mirrors on the wall. The bedsheets were clean, although that did not help the fact that the matress itself was full of mold. We decided we could live with this room, as we would only be sleeping there. To summarize: The location is great, the staff is not hostile - although not helpful either, the rooms are incredibly dirty, the furnishing is drab, and the entire hotel has a serious problem with mold. This is not a place anyone should be staying at all.

    3.8

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