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95-99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Columbia was known by Officers' of the United States Military going back to the end of WW11. In those days it was a place to stay to see London as it is located in Kensington. Over the years the Columbia became a little dated...More

Thank Roam824244
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived late at night and building is beautiful upon approach. Entering the building my hopes were high. Check in was seamless and I entered the lift. Once the lift doors opened I knew I was in for a long night. The hallway is windey and...More

Thank JayC1000
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was just excellent for our first time in London, close to all public transport. The dining room and lounge areas very comfortable. The bedroom however was very disappointing, furnishings in there were very dated. The complimentary continental breakfast was very substantial.

Thank Kiaoraall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very enjoyed staying a night there. Very friendly staff. I was given a prepared breakfast as was leaving earlier. Also was given complimentary drink vouchers - felt very special. Lovely location in London and walking distance from underground station.More

Thank Lira S
Response from Aurelia K, Guest relations at The ColumbiaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lira S, Thank you for the lovely review. We are pleased that our complimentary drink voucher upon arrival made you feel special. These vouchers are just one of the Book Direct Benefits we provide as a little thank you to guests who make their...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Columbia used to be the US Military Officers hotel decades ago so many friends were familiar with the location and site. We booked directly with the hotel and were pleased with both the facility and the ideal location. London is an expensive city so...More

Thank DDAG2018
Response from Aurelia K, Guest relations at The ColumbiaResponded 1 week ago

Dear DDAG2018, Thank you very much for the kind review. It’s lovely to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and felt that the hotel offered good value within central London. I will pass your compliments onto the team and we hope to welcome...More

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About
Description
The Columbia Hotel is an independent, family-run budget hotel in Lancaster Gate, London. We aim to provide guests with modern day comforts whilst ensuring that the character, elegance and charm of the More original Victorian property is retained. The Columbia Hotel is in an ideal location for visitors looking to explore London. The hotel overlooks Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens providing guests with instant access to two of London's greatest open spaces. Situated less than one mile from Marble Arch, there is quick and easy access by several bus routes and underground stations to city business centres, theatres, shopping and tourist attractions. Paddington Railway Station with the Heathrow Express train service is a short walk away. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
103
Price range
US$119 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Columbia Hotel London
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Columbia Hotel London
,
Columbia London
,
The Columbia London
Location
United Kingdom > England > London
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
103
Price range
US$119 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Columbia Hotel London
,
Columbia Hotel London
,
Columbia London
,
The Columbia London
Location
United Kingdom > England > London
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Room & Suite (263)
Dining (47)
Amenities (31)
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Karen L
16 October 2018|
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Response from ronitjs | Reviewed this property |
HI, yes it has a small parking lot based on first come first serve basis but note that you have to book direct with the hotel to get this benefit.
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Juke186605
26 July 2017|
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Response from Carol L | Reviewed this property |
No the Columbia hotel does not have a swimming pool.the only hotel in this area that i know of that does is the Henry viii in Leinster Gardens,which is just around the corner to the Columbia. Hope this helps
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Juke186605
26 July 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
no pool
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"Elevators are slow so stay on the lower floors if you have mobility problems."
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4 weeks ago
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"Try to stay away from the rooms facing the busy main road."
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21 Aug 2018
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"Ask a room facing Lancaster Gate."
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8 Aug 2018
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"Try and avoid "internal room""
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