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Cardiff Hotel

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All reviewspaddington stationnorfolk squaresingle roombaked beanshyde parkrooms are smallyogurtfull english breakfastlower floorplace to sleepbudget hotelplenty of hot watertea and coffee facilitiesexcellent locationpubs and restaurantsbus stopexcellent breakfast
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

A very nice place to stay. For the location near Hyde Park, the restaurants one minute away, the friendly and helpful staff and the nice hotel. Single rooms were small, but comfortable and well provided. The breakfast room is lovely and the food very good,...More

Response from AMD121, Manager at Cardiff HotelResponded 8 May 2013

Dear AILSA L, Thank you for your kind review! Yes we are very lucky to have such great staff, great location, great and beautiful buildings and rooms, and to be located on one of London's most beautiful garden squares. All this and other factors makes...More

Reviewed 7 May 2013

From the outset the Reception Staff were extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful and this continued throughout my stay. The room was very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent and the breakfast staff were exceptionally hard working, on the ball and efficient. I have stayed...More

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Response from AMD121, Manager at Cardiff HotelResponded 8 May 2013

Dear freefalltim, Thank you for taking your time to write such a positive review and stating " The Experience Was A Very Good One Indeed ". Yes we are fortunately pleasantly accustomed to being told that The Cardiff Hotel compares Very favourably to other London...More

Reviewed 1 May 2013

I had booked a room at another hotel, but I passed The Cardiff Hotel on my way from Paddington Station and it looked nice. I was able to get a room for the three nights that I was in town. I am so pleased. The...More

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Response from AMD121, Manager at Cardiff HotelResponded 3 May 2013

Dear Mrss328' THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR POSITIVE COMMENTS.... : )) Being situated on one of central London's most beautiful garden squares is a great privilege, especially so at at this time of year! Also thank you for mentioning that the room was immaculate and...More

Reviewed 27 April 2013

i stayed at the cardiff a couple of years ago and the hotel was to a good standard, but i went to london on business and thought id stay there again, im lost for words to the new renovations that have been carried out, it...More

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Response from AMD121, Manager at Cardiff HotelResponded 1 May 2013

Dear chrispygeco75, BRILLIANT Feedback Thank You! We find it very gratifying that so many returning customers are so enthusiastic about the great changes we've been making. A great deal of thought has gone into making the building more customer friendly........ we're even having bespoke hardwood...More

Reviewed 10 April 2013

Enjoyed our experience, since we have never stayed in London. The Cardiff has done some renovations, the room was small, but very clean. We slept well, and woke up with a view of chimneys :) Being newbies, the breakfast was just fun. The receptionist was...More

Thank 1959CARB
Response from AMD121, Manager at Cardiff HotelResponded 1 May 2013

Dear 1959CARB, Thank you for your king review! All of us at The Cardiff Hotel are so pleased that we helped you enjoy your first experience of our lovely city. We are glad to hear that our renovations are proving so popular with all our...More

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