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The Ventures Hotel

Booking.comUSD 109*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room had just enough room for a double bed! the room was not clean! there was only one pillow each! one towel to share between two people! no plug in the sink! The list goes on and on, but suffice to say, we will not be staying at this hotel again!

Thank David W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The hotel has on site parking, charged us £30 for 2 nights, 3 days - I thought this was fairly acceptable for London central. Staff working in the hotel were polite. Although kept hassling us for car parking money, ringing our room after 11pm and wouldn't accept card payment & wasn't keen on us paying for the hotel room with...

1Thank Laura W
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My sister and I stayed here on a Saturday night in March 2017. The twin room was a decent size (although the bathroom was tiny) and Paddington Station is only a short walk away - so it's well located. The main disappointment was the breakfast. I had booked through Booking.com where it said 'Breakfast included' and I had actually paid...

Thank Author007
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Wasn't expecting much already, it's a room at Sussex gardens, close to Oxford street any other famous sites, but it was below expectations, traffic noises , bad breakfast , the worst was one of the staff was asking some personal questions, totally non professional act , but still if u r looking for a moderately cheap room for few nights...

1Thank caesardr
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my sister for 2 nights in November 2016. We needed a fairly central base and didn't want to pay a fortune so Ventures fitted the bill. I'd read some reviews before, mostly negative so I was expecting the worse. Staff were pleasant on arrival. Our room was very basic with a double bed and a small toilet/shower...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The room I booked was a twin + single with en suite bathroom when taking grandson sightseeing. On arrival at 1730 on 26 Nov 2016 I was told the room on the 5th floor was not en-suite but there was a toilet/Shower room just down the hall. Where else could I go at that time on a Saturday evening in...

Thank 840alan
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I booked the hotel for one night for myself and a friend. I explained that my friend was disabled and asked for an accessible room. When we arrived we were told our room was on the second floor. I re-iterated my instructions. They then gave us a basement room - not easily accessible. We were told that they are busy,...

Thank SpinTravelsLight
Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Our room 402 was cold and the Bed linen was minimal. We asked at reception for another blanket and were told that the room was warm enough and therefore we could not have anymore, and it was made plain that this was not a discussion. The radiator was never on. Tried this venue as was cheap for location, lesson learnt...

Thank David T
Durham, ME
Reviewed 22 November 2016

...staff were friendly and accommodating. As noted in other reviews, physical condition is poor, shared toilet and shower down the hall was unexpected. Breakfast was hot and filling. Convenient to Tube stations. Glad we were only there to sleep.

Thank DowneastQuilter
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

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Additional Information about The Ventures Hotel

Address: 12-20 Sussex Gardens | Marble Arch, London W2 1UL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $120 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Ventures Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Definately not the 5th floor. Perhaps in another Hotel?”
840alan, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The stairs up to the 5th floor are narrow and steep. We will certainly want one on a lower floor next time.”
SuGiStar, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel”
nataliamU4638MM, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Please Go Elsewhere !!”
icelebrate, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.”
165emmah, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
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