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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is very nice and has a good location not far from the metro station. The rooms are nice and everything is new. There is a little kitchen in each room so you can prepare your meals. Since the pub is downstairs that is certainly a plus :-)

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great meal in the pub and the only slight disappointment was not having the pork belly as whilst it sounded great it looked really fatty as if they could not be bothered to cook it for the hours it needs. Anyway the lamb shanks were good and meat fell off them like it should, fish & chips...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Was booked in here for 4 nights as a business trip. The hotel is impressive inside and the spacious rooms are very comfortable and newly furnished with good facilities. What makes the experience, is the staff. Everyone we met were courteous and attentive, from check in where we were offered a glass of champagne to the concierge who remembered us...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and that the hotel and service met your expectations. Hope to see you back soon!

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have just spent two nights at The Alma. It has been my pub of choice for rugby for the past five years but it is not what it was. This is a good rugby pub with well appointed rooms. It is ideally situated for trains to Twickenham. I appreciate that on an International weekend they are very busy but...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to give us feedback about your visit. I'm sorry it didn't meet your expectations. We want to constantly improve our standards so we will take your feedback to our staff and give more training where needed. I hope next time you're in you will get improved service. Kind regards

Crickhowell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed again at this fabulous hotel. The rooms are great, everything you need, fresh milk, joe's tea bags and a Nespresso coffee machine in rooms. Reception staff are very helpful and want your stay to be enjoyable. Breakfast is the best, freshly cooked and service is excellent. Bar snacks are of great Standard and good value. The hotel is...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It's great to hear you had an amazing time staying with us. Hope to see you back soon.

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Really liked the rooms and the location but beds are very firm and the mattress protectors have a plastic core. Duvets are winter weight and must be on the beds all year round because the could not provide a lighter one when asked. Pillows were also sweaty. Breakfast was average. Sugar- coated cereals only.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Booked to stay at The Alma Hotel at short notice after bad experience of trying to use hotels.com with larger hotel chains in the area. Very glad I found The Alma! Great room, comfortable, quite, good facilities and helpful reception. The stay was rounded-off by the best breakfast I've had for a long time. Will definitely be going back, even...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Stayed there May 2016 for the Chelsea Flower show. Very nice and stylish room in convenient location off tube line.The breakfasts were fabulous and Lila's attention to every detail, warm hospitality and conversation in the mornings was a lovely way to start the day. We really appreciated that she remembered our preferences and treated us like old regulars. Looking forward...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Katherine for your review! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and service at The Alma. Hope to see you again soon.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Stayed here Saturday night for an evening engagement nearby. Peaceful and very pleasant - the staff are attentive and the rooms excellent. I stayed in the Garden Room and had my own private outdoors area, great for smoking. Bathroom was very spacious and the bed comfortable. Would happily stay here again!

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback! We will be happy to see you again.

Wetherby
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The Alma is a well known and much liked pub situated in Wandsworth opposite from the station. Traditionally a rugby pub. Above the pub is a small hotel . Stayed for Christmas Day night as room was limited at my daughter's home. Super spot to escape to! Pleasant and friendly staff. Good room. Great choice of food at breakfast. Pleasant...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're happy you enjoyed your stay in that special time of the year. We're hoping to see you again soon.

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Address: 499 Old York Road | Wandsworth, London SW18 1TF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Clapham / Battersea 
Price Range: $182 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Alma Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“The Alma full English breakfast.”
Decoyduck60, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stayed on all sides of the hotel and they all seem very nice and quiet.”
neilk148, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can't do stairs book bottom floor”
Acbosslady, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms quiet. Good pub in front. excellent real ales”
815AlbertS, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room towards the back, away from the pub.”
hansr433, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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