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Hour Glass Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located in the middle of several housing estates and is basically a pub turned into a hotel. The rooms are kept clean and the bedding and towels are changed regularly. The hotel has 4 floors, and some are sort of on suite, but the bathrooms on all the floors are very clean and well kept. There is...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a room with a bath room, so had to climb up 4 floors as these rooms are at the top of the establishment. The hotel is sort of a bread and breakfast and sort of not. The hotel sits above a pub so it is very much like old facilities used to be. But this means if you...

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

The Hour Glass hotel pleasantly surprised me. It is a decent hotel if you are looking for a place to stay on a budget. The location is not the best (it isn't that easy to find) but is is only a couple minutes walk from Tesco on Old Kent road where you can find many connivence stores and cheap restaurants....

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Unpretentious and very much a 'locals' pub with useful, rather than frivolous facilities (free wi-fi; TV; fridge; Tea & Coffee + use of very clean kitchen). Quiet (at the back), perfectly comfortable and spotlessly clean room. Polite, very efficient, helpful and welcoming people (thank you Emma, for retrieving my hat). I popped into the bar for a drink before bed...

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Hour Glass Hote... P, Manager at Hour Glass Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, This is music to our ears. Thank you for sharing with us with your experiences while staying with us. Look forward to seeing you soon. Kind Regards

Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 11 February 2017

When we arrived, we were checked into the wrong room - a room without a bathroom, which we had paid extra for. We had to point this out, as they didn't realize this themselves. When we got into our new room (with a bathroom), it was stiflingly hot, as if the heating had been on full for a week, and...

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Hour Glass Hote... P, Manager at Hour Glass Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. It is a shame you never mentioned anything to us. We do everything to make you feel satisfied and most likely change your room. The person who check you in was our new apprentice, hence lack of knowledge occurred. There is always a supervisor on site so we are surprised that our new...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Always friendly pub with all sports channels and cheap beer for London! Friendly staff👍always stay here when working in Covent Garden.plenty of places close by for food,Tesco etc plus loads of restaurants a short walk away and they also do hone made pizzas

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It was perfect for one night stay if you are desperate. Good things are nice staff, friendly and bus stop right in front of the hotel. I made a terrible mistake in not checking the size of the rooms. I was shocked to see the size of the room was that of a kitchen but was charged 120 pounds a...

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Alright, where do I start. We came here because of a mishap from other hotel and it was 2:00 in the morning. They transferred us to Hour Glass Hotel which they said was a 2 star hotel and to be honest, I was quite disappointed but we were desperate. On our way to the hotel, our taxi driver has expressed...

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Another great stay here it's like a little jewel in that area I always stay here when ever I'm working in that area I love the fact that I can cook my own meals nip down stairs for a pint or just stay in my room and watch tv it's not the savoy and the area isn't Kensington but it...

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I chose this hotel because of 3 reasons, it's location, it's facilities and it's price! All of them were perfect! I was greeted with a friendly welcome by the bar staff who showed me to my room 😁 the room I was given was the top floor, the room was spacious, I had my own sky light and I had...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hour Glass is a basic, budget hotel, situated near Central London in multicultural area. Guests at this hotel get to enjoy the benefits of being located above a traditional quiet and cosy little pub with reasonably priced beverages. This atmospheric Victorian pub is a great place to soak up a real taste of traditional English life. You can relax with a drink and pizza or enjoy a game of cards, darts and domino, watch sports on the big screen or simply listen to the music. We are close to: Elephant & Castle - the nearest two underground lines (Northern & Bakerloo) and train station, where you can also find big shopping centre and famous in the whole world Night Club - Ministry of Sound with five different rooms to enjoy your boogie nights; Oval Cricket Ground; Kennington Park; War Museum with free of charge admission; Brixton Academy with loads of various events. Burgess Park with a water pond, where you can relax and play all kind of sport including tennis and football it is only 3 minutes away; Old Kent Road with loads of various cuisine restaurants and buffets, internet cafes, night shops and clubs - 5 min. East Street Market - old fashioned market with fresh groceries and other things - 10 min; Millwall Football Ground - 25 min; ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hour Glass Hotel

Address: 131 Beaconsfield Road | Walworth, London SE17 2BX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $94 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hour Glass Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“rooms with baths are on the fourth floor, bath have showers, no tubs.”
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“We were on the second floor and had no problems with noise and shower was really good!”
Chloe7483, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“room 14 best one”
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