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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I don't work for any grading council, but this hotel is certainly not worthy of three stars. The rooms are small, the shower is small and the heating in my room did not work, no blankets were provided. The hotel is tired and run down, in dire need of refurbishment. My mattress' was at least 50 years old with springs...

Thank miguelfcpt
Taunton UK
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

An appallingly shabby and tired hotel that is in desperate need of refurbishment. The dingy room I was given on the fourth floor was tiny and not particularly clean. Even though I had paid up front they had the gall to ask for £100 deposit!!! In case I damaged anything!!! Is this even legal? And the place was falling apart!...

1Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I dont like doing bad reviews but feel i need to say something. It is a budget hotel and i believe you get what you pay for but. There is no lifts in this hotel i am disabled and asked for ground floor-it was nothing more then a dungeon type room had a window but a wall right upto it,...

Thank maud4440
Reviewed 3 January 2017

On the plus side: The location was perfect, close to the tube station and good restaurants; room was small but very clean with modern bathroom and great shower; bed was really comfortable, the room also had a TV and tea making facilities (although plug sockets were in inconvenient places); towels and toiletries provided; helpful and friendly reception staff; quiet area...

Thank Kaja V
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Extremely small rooms, everywhere smell of cheap detergent. The window barely closes. Lightbulbs broken and bathroom locked for the outside so that I was assigned a different room. The only pro is the the good location. Definitely 0 stars.

1Thank Christian L
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Great location so close to paddington and Hyde Park. Very cheap hotel. No frills but adequate and friendly. Doesn't pretend to be posh but practical and clean. If your not good with stairs avoid as there are lots and no lifts. A descent breakfast but no full English available. One minor winge... They req a £100 deposit in case of...

Thank Andy C
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The rooms are small but that's perfectly fine because you'll just sleep here. It was clean which was the most important thing for us. The bathroom was small but renovated and clean. The location is great, right across the street from the underground station. I'd stay here again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We just checked out from the So Paddington after spending 4 nights there. The hotel is a bit tired and could do with a wee bit of refurb, a new water system ( you WILL hear the pipes) and a lift, but the location is great - 2 mins from the station, and the staff has been really good to...

Thank CloOnTheRoadx
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Firstly I was asked for photo ID when I checked in (I don't drive so don't have a licence and don't tend to carry around my passport for fun). I had already paid for the room online, but as 'verification' they took a photocopy of my debit card, which strikes me as dodgy. My room was on the 4th floor...

1Thank Gary F
Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The rooms were super small. The entire room including bathroom is less than twice the size of the bed. There is no space for luggage to lay flat. Bathroom was disgusting. Toilet seat was unhinged and crooked, the shower was disgusting and looks like it's never been cleaned. Red bloody smears and hairs lined the shower which isn't big enough....

3Thank SunshineTravelr

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small Hotel housed in a listed building dating from the 1920s; situated in a tree lined square; 200 mts from Paddington station; walking distance to Hyde Park and Edware Road; Newly refurbished and reopened in Oct 2011. ... more   less 

Additional Information about So Paddington

Address: 6-8 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RS, England (Formerly Warwick Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $122 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — So Paddington 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
So Paddington Hotel London
Warwick Hotel London
London Warwick Hotel
Warwick London
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“While the hotel itself was quiet, the rooms at the front were subject to a lot of street noise. Ask for a room at the back of the hotel.”
UrbanTeacher, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to stay on first few floors if you have heavy luggage.”
, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“second floor is good idea for people who have a big suitcase”
faheemy, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 303 was fine. At the back and quiet. Also very warm.”
JohnGreenock, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“best to ask when booking”
962steve, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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