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The Melita

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Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travelled as a family and stayed in two different rooms on different levels. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms are not your regular rectangular hotel rooms, which is part of the appeal, for me anyway. Each room had a safe and a mini-fridge. Rooms were clean and beds were comfortable. Breakfast is not included in the...

Thank Lorna M
Santander, Spain
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the hotel is close to Victoria station, which is quite ok, the are is quiet and nice. The room was small but the bathroom was convenient. I wasn't explained very well how breakfast work and even if there is a coffee machine guests cannot use it. In general was a fine stay and good for the price, but still some...

Thank Juan_Rico_82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed a week. Breakfast was pre-paid and had basics - eggs, toast, full English or cereal. The rooms were clean and well maintained. Staff were very courteous and attentive. We were also given a discount through Instagram. The only black mark was the water pressure for the hot water. The low water pressure made it very difficult to take a...

Thank Rob J
West Midlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location, close to two tube stations and within walking distance of Buckingham Palace and other attractions. We found the Hotel nicely presented, clean and tidy and the staff were always polite and very pleasant during our stay. Our bedroom was on the basement floor and again very clean, a minor niggle being the beds rolled about on the laminate...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We booked the Melita due to great reviews, location and the photos looked really good as well. Location was fantastic but upon arrival, the receptionist did not exactly give us the warmest welcome but she confirmed that breakfast was included but NOT WiFi! Anyway, our room was on the basement floor and smelt terribly of damp, the shower door was...

1Thank hartleyhare21
Greater NYC
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Staff members are friendly and strive to be helpful. Our room was neat but small as expected for London. We were disappointed that the water pressure was very low and the WiFi was flaky at best. They reset the WiFi a couple times during our stay but it is too little bandwidth for too many people. The location is great!...

Thank Daddio S
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights over a weekend, the room was fair and clean, staff was nice and polite, however they changed 10 GBP for two days of wifi and 3 GBP for a cup of hot chocolate for my daughters breakfast, who didn't drink tea or coffee, what seams pathetic when "a full English breakfast" is included and it only...

Thank Torbjørn B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The Melita is well located, just a few blocks from the Pimlico underground station. Walking distance to the main attractions in the city (Buckingham Palace, Parliament & Big Ben, London Eye, etc.). Staff is kind and helpful. I travelled in a business trip and took on their single rooms. The room (superior) was clean and I really don't mind being...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

First impressions were good, clean, modern and friendly staff. Was in room 53 and the door wouldn't lock from either side and the toilet smelt like trains was not a pleasant smell at all, wifi doesn't work in room or reception and nothing can be done 'as its complimentary'. The breakfast was full English which came out cold with cheap...

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RobG661, Manager at The Melita, responded to this review

We are sorry your stay with us caused you some discomfort. The door not locking is something easily remedied as it may have been double dipped by maintenance. It takes seconds to fix and its a shame we were not given the chance to do this. At no time was there any danger to you at the top of the...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The Melita is well situated in Pimlico. A 10 minute walk from Victoria coach/railway station. 3 minute walk to Pimlico underground station for Victoria and beyond. Also a 10 minute walk to the Tate gallery, 15 minutes to Westminster or 20 minutes to the London Eye. The room we stayed in was for 4. It had 2 single beds and...

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Staying in Pimlico

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Time spent in Pimlico is a slower-paced affair than most other Central London neighbourhoods. This largely residential area orderly arranged beside the Thames, is a treasure trove of quaint pubs, subtle architectural charms and local boutiques. Here, art lovers thrill at the chance to visit the world class Tate Britain gallery for its collection of British art from the 1500s to the present. For peace and quiet and some downtime spent along the Thames, Pimlico is highly recommended.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melita London is an ideally located Central London hotel , close to all the major tourist attractions, and the financial centre. Nearby Victoria Train, Underground and Bus Stations make everywhere easily accessible. Our location in the heart of central London makes The Melita an ideal place to stay to explore London and the UK . For both business and pleasure The Melita London offers great value for money to fit into your budget whilst still offering outstanding accommodation and facilities. The hotel was founded in 1972 and is still independently owned and managed by members of the same family. It is situated in a period building, dating back to the mid 1850s. Today the building has a delightful blend of traditional features and modern facilities. Exactly what a City centre hotel should be. The service and the setting sets it apart from the chain hotels. The Hotel is independently inspected annually by Visit Britain and has been awarded a Three Star Rating. This is your guarantee of quality. The rooms are newly renovated, so we are sure that we can offer you a pleasant and comfortable stay in London . ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Melita

Address: 35 Charlwood Street, London SW1V 2DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Pimlico
Price Range: €117 - €196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Melita 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Don't stay in rooms 55B or 32”
Verdecillo, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra £10 for the superior room, you get free wifi with this room so not saving anything but nicer room”
639vikip, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms are perfect and quiet.”
B709ANjavierp, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the top of the hotel are accessed by stairs but a probably the quietest.”
367joycem, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms in the basement if possible”
Car933, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
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