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    Shakespeare Hotel

    22-28 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RS, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent11%
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    • Average29%
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    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 325 reviews

    Reviewed 4 June 2017

    Stayed here on a uk trip in 2016, and it was honestly the worst way to end our trip. This place is honestly only suitable for young light travelling backpackers who don't care to much for cleanliness and hygiene. Tiny tiny room on a top...More

    Thank Mrsorr13
    Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 9 June 2017

    Hi Mrsorr13, We must apologise that you felt that way during your stay last September, every Guest should be valued and respected regardless age or type of traveler. We are indeed a budget Hotel in the centre of London nonetheless we do not compromise on...More

    Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

    Well located for Paddington in a quiet square. Room was clean and the water was hot for the shower Breakfast is continental boiled eggs, ham etc Vending machines if you fancy a coke but no alcohol or bar. Gave it 4* as it's a bit...More

    Thank Neil L
    Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 9 June 2017

    Hi Neil L, Thank you very much for your kind words and recommendation. We are glad you left pleased with your stay and we hope to see you again soon. Sincerely Shakespeare Hotel

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    Great location with a great Facade. Just be aware, the hotel has no air conditioning and no elevator. We booked a room for one night, because it was near Paddington Station. We were supposed to have a double. Room had four twin beds, with two...More

    Thank ladoug
    Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 2 June 2017

    Dear Gabytogasa, Thank you for choosing us for your stay and for taking a few minutes to review us. We are glad you had a good stay overall and the location has helped you during your visit in London. Unfortunately it has proven extremely difficult...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    We needed an overnight stay for a theatre night in the capital. Not going to lie, we searched for the cheapest hotel in the central London area. And up popped the Dolphin Hotel near Paddington. No, I'm not reviewing the wrong hotel. The Dolphin is...More

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    Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 9 June 2017

    Hi Martijnbuzz, Thank you for your kind words and for your detailed review. We are pleased to read comments like yours because it is a true and original review of our Hotel. The Dolphin & Shakespeare are ran from the same management and offer equal...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    Satisfactory school trip accommodation. It is reasonably clean and has great wi-fi. Staff is nice and the continental breakfast is generous. Our students were in 4 pax rooms with bathroom and we (3 adults) used a double and a single room. It was all to...More

    Thank FRANCISCO JAVIE... T
    Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 9 June 2017

    Hi FRANCISCO JAVIE... T, Thank you for your wonderful comments. Here at the Shakespeare we are very focused on customer care and we aim to offer true British Hospitality; we are really glad you had a good stay and we are very looking forward to...More

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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Price range
    • US$85 - US$325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
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    • Also Known As
    • Fairfield Inn London ,
    • Shakespeare Hotel London
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    Indre S
    10 December 2016|
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    Response from PaddingtonHotels | Property representative |
    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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    17 October 2016|
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    Response from PaddingtonHotels | Property representative |
    Dear Indre S, Thank you for booking with us. Check in is available at 2.00 p.m. but if we have the option we will be happy to check you in earlier. Otherwise we can store your luggage, so you may enjoy your day in London... More
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    2 December 2015|
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    Oh dear, trapas70...I'm ever more glad I cancelled with them or the same may have happened with me. :/
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