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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel is located next to Paddington Station and was totally OK for the price. Room was clean, breakfast was OK. There are a lot of restaurants, pubs and small food stores by the hotel. Overall you can´t complain about what you get for this price. I would come back again.

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Derby
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had booked the Dolphin Hotel for one night whilst going to a Cheese and Wine Tasting event close by. On returning to the Dolphin to collect our case they requested for us to transfer to the Shakespeare, their sister hotel next door. No reason was given but as I was using a crutch they could have felt the stairs...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice inexpensive Hotel beautifully located in Paddington. The single room was small and the bathroom old and tiny, but I got a good rate so considering the high prices in London it was a really good deal. Breakfast ok,and room was clean. The staff was really friendly, and service minded. I forgot my IPad at the hotel, but got...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I try to keep my expectations in line with what the room costs per night. For London, this is almost a "too good to be true" price. So remember to keep your expectations in line. Our family of 4 stayed here for a quick couple of days in London before traveling to Ireland. This actually was a decent value for...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WaOz1, Thanks ever so much for your honest and detailed review and your 4-star rating. We are glad that even after some not so welcome circumstances you and your family had a good time and we managed to reach your standards. Our aim is to offer a warm and comfortable stay in a clean and friendly environment at the...

Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located at the heart of Paddington - 5 mins walk to Station and a lot of eateries and convenience stores all around. The breakfast was good, the hotel is clean and the staff are helpful - Mr. Konstantinos kept my request for a Ground Floor Room !

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi dev_sLingapore, Thank you for choosing us for your stay and for taking the time to write this review. It means a lot to us to see our Guests leave happy with their stay and willing to share their experience on here. We will pass your message to Konstantinos and the rest of the team and we hope we have...

San Gwann, Malta
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very well located, corner walking distance to Peddington Station and to Bus stops. Minutes away by Bus to Oxford Street. Clean and well sized room, good breakfast and helpful staff. Excellent value for money!

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi srsaliba, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to hear you are pleased with your stay and your visit in London overall. Thank you for choosing us for your stay and hopefully we see you again in the future. Kindest Regards Shakespeare Hotel

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Stayed for an extended period (24 nights) recently. Hotel is located around a minutes walk from Paddington Station. It's clean, rooms are small, but comfortable. The staff are very friendly and obliging, I had a fantastic holiday in England and will return to the Shakespeare on my next visit. Choice of breakfast foods was the best out of all hotels...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steve B, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments. Our aim is to offer a warm and comfortable stay in a clean and friendly environment at reasonable rates for London centre. We are glad Paddington facilitated you during your trip and we will look forward to welcoming you at the Shakespeare again. Best Regards Shakespeare Hotel

Vac, Hungary
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Good location, good public transport in the vicinity, good pubs and shops in the vicinity, quiet area and rooms, nice, friendly, helpful staff, good breakfast, cleanliness, good price. There is nothing wrong with the hotel or staff!

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Nicodraga, Thank you for your honest review. We are glad you enjoyed staying with us and our staff has been of assistance during your stay. Thank you for choosing us for your London visit and we hope we have the opportunity to welcome you again soon. Sincerely Shakespeare Hotel

Astana, Kazakhstan
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stayed there on New Year's eve with friends. Generally speaking, the place is okay for the money we paid, a bit weird system though, because initially we have booked a room in Dolphin Inn. Very good location close to Paddington Train Station, so for those who travel from there is very convenient. The room was tidy with 4 sleeping places....

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Aidana A, Thank you for choosing us for your stay and for taking the time to write this review. Dolphin-Inn is our little sister Hotel next door and due to maintenance reasons we had to allocate a room for you at the Shakespeare; this does not happen often but one would consider this as an upgrade. We are glad...

Reviewed 27 January 2017

The rooms are a bit small and with no lifts - however, the breakfast was excellent and plentiful to keep everyone satisfied for the mornings. The staff were excellent. Both at the reception and at breakfast I found all the help that I needed and sometimes even went beyond what I expected. The hotel is situation just one corner away...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anthony T, Thank you so much for kind words. Comments like yours are really fulfilling and rewarding for all of us here at the Shakespeare. We are glad you enjoyed staying here and our staff has managed to reach your standards. Thank you for choosing us and we hope we have the chance to welcome you again soon. Kind...

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The perfect place to stay during your visit in London. Very nice neighborhood, a personal favourite, with nice cafes and restaurants. A very nice walk to Hyde Park is recommended or to Oxford Street for those shopping lovers, both are walking distance away. Rooms have been upgraded and there is always someone to help. The price is very low, for what you get, so be sure to check us out. ... more   less 

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Address: 22-28 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $132 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shakespeare Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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“No comments”
srsaliba, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you are looking for just a bed and breakfast in order to have a look at London I fully suggest this hotel- otherwise find an alternative”
915anthonyt, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are small!”
Elise4992, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“downstairs seemed to have bigger rooms.”
teresamullingar099, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms on the ground floor”
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vavrovamonika, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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