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Shakespeare Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've just returned from London, and stayed for 2 nights at the Shakespeare Hotel in Norfolk Square. This is almost on top of Paddington tube and railway station and very convenient for travelling to other destinations. The hotel itself is very clean and comfortable. I...More

Thank Mandy D
Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear Mandy, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad to hear that you found our location convenient and our hotel clean. When are you coming back, we're missing you already!

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for one night, and I was wrong. The shower did not have cold water but boiling and impossible to only wash, the radiator was wrong and it was cold in the room. The person at the reception didn't tell me nothing aside...More

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Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 1 April 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback. We're terribly sorry to hear about your disappointing experience. Everyday we strive to offer the best memories to all our Guests, therefore what you are describing about our service is certainly not what we aim...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018

I stayed at the Shakespeare for a second year in a row for 22 nights in February. From check in to check out, I never had any problems. Like last year I based myself at Paddington and did day trips out of London using BritRail....More

Thank Steve B
Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 25 March 2018

Dear Steve, Your review has us blushing. It was our great pleasure to welcome you and we are glad to hear you had a great time with us. At Shakespeare Hotel, it is our foremost concern to provide a memorable experience to all our Guests'....More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

I chose this hotel for the location as I was attending a conference close by the following day. Having checked in at about 9.15pm I went to my room. The room was very basic (and I had opted for a deluxe room!) but clean and...More

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Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 25 March 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is disheartening to hear that you were not satisfied with your stay at our hotel. We would like to apologize for the loud noises that you have experienced. Next time you stay...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

So I will start at the big pluses: location near Hyde park and public transport stations and amazing price with breakfast. I think this is one of the best value hotels in London. The bed was confortable and big enough for a couple. The room...More

1  Thank Pedro R
Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 20 February 2018

Dear Pedro, Wow. Thank you for such an amazing review. It is always a priority for us to provide a smooth experience to all our Guests from the moment they entered the hotel. It makes us proud to read that you loved our location and...More

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Alfredo A
8 February 2018|
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Response from PaddingtonHotels | Property representative |
Dear Alfredo A, I am afraid we do not have any parking permits so we cannot provide parking. You can park on street surcharge for £2.40 per hour Monday - Saturday 8.30-18.30, outside those hours parking is free. There are... More
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Indre S
10 December 2016|
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Dear Indre S, Both lines will bring you straight at Paddington, so I would suggest you may take any of those two. Bare in mind that they both exit by the canal, at little Venice, which means you will have to walk 5 minutes... More
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"If you find steps a bit difficult ask for a room on ground floor as there are no lifts to higher floors."
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"Rm 133, one flight up. Pleasant big window onto light well, Not a sound heard from outside the room."
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