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southampton
Reviewed 17 December 2013

When you pay so little for a room in hotel in London you don't expect much.... So it's hard to moan too much. I just needed a bed in this location for a few hours kip after a works night out, so it done the job but there is no way you could spend much time in the room due...

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2013

We stayed here for 1 night only ... ok it was cheap but come on filth there is no excuse!! beds were ok clean but our room was on the 3rd floor no lift so had to cart our luggage up all the stairs , the room was very hot constantly so we attempted to open the window now that...

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1Thank shirley18155
Penarth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2013

There are sumptuous hotels; there are budget hotels. There are low-frills hotels and there are NO-frills hotels. Lansdowne Hotel is definitely in the no-frills market. It doesn't pretend to be swanky or sumptuous; it just is what it is. I've stayed here twice - each time the rooms were clean, the hotel was quiet at night and the en-suite shower...

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1Thank Mark H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We stayed here one night, and that was enough, the staff were a little rude, at check in, I had to ask a few times could I pay by cash, rather then card. The pointed us to the rooms, and spoke in such a rude manor. On first impression, it looked good, on the outside, got inside and it’s a...

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1Thank HayzBCFC
Cowes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Poor hotel, but room was not dirty ,staff Robotic, Service non existent,facilities ,you would only need one hand with some fingers missing to note them ,it's only redeeming factor was it is close to Central London,Would I stay again ,possibly yes if I could have the same room and it was the same price £45 but most likely no,It would...

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Thank Denis H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2013

If ever you wish to experience accommodation like this without paying £50 for the displeasure, I'd advise finding a crack head and giving him a tenner to stay on their couch: you'll probably wear up to find all your stuff's been nicked but at least there's a slim chance you'll have a fully functional television and you won't be covered...

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2Thank cks2n
Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 October 2013

It was the worst hotel i've ever stayed in, not sure where the got the photos from but they were very misleading, fake in fact. They do't even have a dining room. The first room we were offered was on the 3rd flr, no lift and when my husband viewed, demanded another, the other room was in the basement. My...

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1Thank michelle w
Hertfordshire
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Pros: It's in a central enough location, surrounded by hotels twice the price. It's cheap. Not a factor to ignore unless you're lucky enough. No bed bugs for me. I was worried, don't get me wrong, but this is honest reportage. Reception staff were efficient and polite. Cons: It's an ancient hotel with uneven floors, dodgy carpets, and rickety beds....

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1Thank A_Healing
Astoria, New York
Reviewed 23 October 2013

can't even call it a hotel. Unfortunately, I let my friend book the room for this trip. What a mistake. This is more of a SRO. Dirty and disgusting. Not in a convenient area. You'd be better off in a hostel for the money and accomodations. Horribly uncomfortable beds, bugs in the room, don't waste your time, sleep, or money.

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Reviewed 11 October 2013 via mobile

We booked a double room for a night, the room is smelly, the staff is rude and and bugs everywhere. We couldnt sleep at all and checked out really early. AVOID this hotel even if u will have to pay a few pounds more for a cleaner place.

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Old Georgian townhouse in Bloomsbury, homey, friendly atmosphere - Near the British Museum. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lonsdale Hotel

Address: 9-10 Bedford Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
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Price Range: $89 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
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“For backpackers! Really cheap in the center of London.”
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