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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 29 September 2016

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County Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have been staying in Shakespeare since 1995 and during the following 21 years I have found that they have endeavoured to keep the facilities updated and suitable for their customers . The Hotels location is perfect for getting around London suitable for Heathrow Airport etc.

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi tomcC1849MW, Thank you for your kind words and your trust in us among all these years. It means a lot to us to create strong relationships with our guests and have the opportunity to show them that we do care about them. We will keep on doing our best in order to improve our service and raise the standards...

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I had a really nice stay here for 5 nights with my partner. It has a great location just one minute away paddington tube station and very close to the train station. Many nice restaurants around. Lovely clean hotel with extremely friendly staff. Odysseas at reception always helpful and always there to give you info about how to make the...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sev M, Thanks ever so much for your fantastic comments in your 5 star review. Comments like yours fill us with excitement to keep up and do our best. We are glad you enjoyed our service and local amenities and we will definitely pass your message to the whole team and especially Odysseas. Thank you for choosing us and...

Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Hotel clean and comfortable with all requirements. Great staff, Excellent service and free wifi. We stayed at Shakespere for 10days. On our first night had a problem with our room and was settled in no time. Thanks to all the staff especially to Odysseas who was my very first contact from the day I did the booking till the very...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi agiusangela, Thank you so much for your kind words and your 4 star review. We are delighted to see our guests are contented by our service and amenities and we consider all feedback highly important for our improvement. We focus a lot on customer care and we train our staff to be able to give solutions when problems come...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I booked an on-suite room at this hotel as I was returning from a business trip abroad and had to be working in London the next day . It looked okay , nothing special - a reasonable price £75.00 inc breakfast . I had booked it on the Saturday for a Thursday night stay . When i arrived on a...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Richardobserves, Thank you for reviewing us. Your experience should be heard by others as it is in fact a true story for which we must apologise. That very busy night we were unlucky enough to receive a not-expected booking when we already had 1 room available only and that was room 211. This is the only room without private...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

1. Stayed from 7 Sep - 11 Sep 2016, in room 444 (last room at the top-most floor). 2. It was a single room with en-suite bathroom/toilet. 3. Room was very tiny and narrow, but had a small working fridge and flat screen tv, and a window. 4. There is no air-conditioning, but I requested for and was provided a...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MankieCat, Thank you for your detailed and honest review. It is only through feedback that we are able to gauge how are guests perceive our service and amenities. We are glad you enjoyed your stay overall and hopefully we will see you again in the future. Sincerely Shakespeare Hotel

Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stayed at the Shakespeare for the first time some years ago on the tip of a university travel agent. I felt it was good value for money then, and found it the same on a repeat visit. Only a block from the Paddington station, the hotel was well-situated for travel to the airport, central London, and trains out of...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi moirad615, Thanks so much for your 4 star review. It is really fulfilling to see guests coming back after so many years and leave again with a good feeling. Guests like you are able to judge us through the time and actually notice the improvements we are constantly applying. Looking forward to welcoming again at the Shakespeare. Best Regards...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Best value for London ?? Walking distance to Hyde Park / Oxford str and next to Paddington Station ( for Paddington Express to Heathrow ). Very friendly stuff and nice lobby/ leisure area Enjoyed very good breakfast . Room not that big but then again this is London

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The room we had was not air conditioned and it was hot. We had to open the window for air but then is was noisy from people outside. The beds were not that comfortable. The bathroom had a bad odor to it too. The staff was super nice, the breakfast was good and the location was good as it was...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 901mom, Thank you for taking the time to review us. It is only through guests' feedback that we are able to gauge how they perceive our service and facilities. It is true that we do not offer air conditioned rooms and we are not advertised so; London is rarely that hot and unfortunately we were not well prepared accordingly....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Unexpected surprise. Such a good deal for money. Great location. Friendly staff and room absolutely fine. Not the Ritz, but I knew that. Clean, tidy and all you need. En-suite and a bed for the night. Room even had a fridge, great, been very hot in London. A place a would book again.

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Vickie888, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. Comments like yours fill us with excitement to keep improving ourselves and raise our standards even higher. We might not be the Ritz but we offer an honest and value for money service in central London and we are glad that our guests appreciate that. Thank you for choosing us...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The perfect place to stay during your visit in London. Very nice neighborhood, a personal favourite, with nice cafes and restaurants. A very nice walk to Hyde Park is recommended or to Oxford Street for those shopping lovers, both are walking distance away. Rooms have been upgraded and there is always someone to help. The price is very low, for what you get, so be sure to check us out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shakespeare Hotel

Address: 22-28 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $102 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shakespeare Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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Fairfield Inn London
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 of 5 bubbles Richardobserves, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 444, while compact, is good for a solo traveler who doesn't mind climbing stairs, and likes solitude.”
 of 5 bubbles MankieCat, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bigger Room”
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“If you struggle with luggage, ask for a room lower down as there are no elevators.”
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