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Reviewed 14 October 2008

We booked this hotel directly on their website after its recommendation on a touristic guide we bought for our trip. We checked the reviews and thought it was a good option, however the experience was not that good. The people at the front desk were nice and at least our room was clean (other guests were not very happy though),... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2008

Hi, I've been to Dover Hotel in August. The location is excellent, if you like to walk, in a few minutes you can get to the basic attractions (Parliament, London Eye, etc). The staff is kind. The accomodations are not so good. The hotel is very old, the carpet and courtains terrible if you have alergy. The rooms are very... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2008

On my most recent visit to London, I stayed at the Dover Hotel near Victoria Station ... its' location was in a quieter area of the city. The double room I occupied was confined and limited in space with adequate lighting. The small size of the room didn't justify the hotel room rate charged to yours truly. I also had... More 

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Reviewed 25 August 2008

We stayed at this hotel as I needed one close to Victotia station during a short stop over in London. Its proximity to the station makes this hotel very advantageous and expensive. I was lucky to be given a room at ground floor level as I requested that I preferred one during my booking. However other rooms have no lift... More 

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Reviewed 10 July 2008

Although the room was clean and the staff was cordial, I cannot say anything else positive about our experience. The room was the smallest I've ever experienced. It was on the 4th floor and there was no lift, nor was any help offered carrying our luggage up. I could feel the individual springs through the old mattress. The lack of... More 

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DoverLondon, Manager at The Dover Hotel, responded to this review

There are a few errors in this Review. The Hotel has only got 3 floors.We have also never advertised that we have a lift or air conditioning. As far as the theft is concerned, it was most unfortunate as it was carried out by an ex American army personnel who used his army background to break into rooms. We found... More 

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Reviewed 1 July 2008

Shame on you Expedia for allowing customers to book a room through you. This place was horrible! I thought that all I really needed was a clean room, warm bed and a place to shower, the Dover Hotle...uh....Hostel...was not it. How it received 2 stars is beyond me. The room was filthy, ripped curtains, water spots where the ceiling had... More 

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DoverLondon, Manager at The Dover Hotel, responded to this review

We think that this reviewer has another axe to grind and is not telling the truth. We have been in Business for over 20 years, with a large percentage of repeat guests. We are inspected by the London Tourist Board every year and get a clean bill of health. Most of the other reviews justify our comments. If the review... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 June 2008

We booked and paid for this accommodation (non refundable) before we started using trip advisor and were very apprehensive after reading the comments. Overall we had no problems with this stay. The position was great. 5 minutes from the Victoria train station and an easy 20 minute walk to Westminster Bridge past some great pubs. The hotel provides 24 hour... More 

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Reviewed 13 May 2008

I stupidly tried to get the last train home to Brighton after my hen party in London one Friday night.... and of course missed it. I wandered around for about an hour, trying to find a National Express bus home, and then trying to find a hotel room for the night. The hotels around Victoria station were very expensive, most... More 

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Strathroy, Ontario
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Reviewed 13 April 2008

We stayed at the Dover Hotel in London for 5 nights in March 2008. Hotel was very clean. The room was small, but clean. It was always neatly made up with fresh towels each day when we returned. The beds were comfortable.The staff were friendly and accomodating. The front desk is manned all night. The location of the hotel is... More 

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Reviewed 3 February 2008

Stayed at the Dover for 3 nights. Excellent location, very easy to get to central and back. Definatly would stay here again and recomend to others. Dont expect 5 star, i mean it is only a bed and breakfast, and if your planning to visit all the sites in london, then all you need is somewhere to rest. Staff very... More 

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Address: 42-44 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 1RG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Pimlico
Price Range: €77 - €199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Dover Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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“Room 15 is high, but has a room that opens, and a nice bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Whynotwheatfree, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No lift so be prepared to take the stairs. No views, no air conditioner in rooms but fans provided.”
 of 5 bubbles brendaleap, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“request the bottom floors!”
 of 5 bubbles 703jamiej, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with the door NOT AT THE STAIRS, but with a little hall with other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles marcusa229, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We asked for noise-less room, and got the one facing back lane. This was very good.”
 of 5 bubbles gifty62, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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