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Shakespeare Hotel

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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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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Shakespeare hotel over the Christmas holidays until after New Year. Our room was small, but cosy, and even though we had loads of luggage we had no problem with the space in the room. The bathroom was recently refurbished, there was no water spilling anywhere whilst we showered, and there was constantly hot water. The room...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and the 5-star rating. It means a lot to us when our Guests leave contented and loaded with beautiful memories from London and our Hotel. We will make sure the whole team reads your comments and hopefully we will see you again soon. Kindest Regards Shakespeare Hotel

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Great place to stay on a budget. I was in London for a few days on a business trip. The rooms are small but very clean and the staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast needs improvement (little sealed portions of butter, jam, nutela, would improve things) but the freshly made waffles are great. The 24h reception is very handy and...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi BiggerJohn87, Thank you for your wonderful comments. Our aim is to offer a warm and comfortable stay in a clean and friendly environment at rates as low as possible for central London and it is really fulfilling to see Guests leave our Hotel happy and loaded with beautiful memories. We will pass your message to our team and especially...

Chatillon, France
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The room was the smallest room i've ever seen! I booked this hotel for 5 nights for a single room. The bed was a single bed near the window. I had to put a pillow so i would not feel the cold air coming through the window. The rest of the room was also the size of a single bed!...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elise4992, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Feedback is really valuable for us since only that way we are able to see our flaws and improve ourselves. You were given a Economy Single room which means the room and bathroom are smaller than the standard rooms whilst cheaper. We must apologise that you felt cold in...

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Booked this hotel for a one night stay but sadly my flight was delayed for about 24 hours which makes it impossible to check in since I was stuck at Malaysia Airport. Informed Agoda of the situation and they checked with the hotel. To my despair, the hotel refused to accept the cancelation. They still deducted from my credit card...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear shiman n, Thank you for reviewing us. We are sorry for your flight delay and we understand that during these days many people had the same problem as you did. However, our cancellation policy is clear and from our point of view at the beginning we did not feel we should compensate you, this what travel insurance does. Please...

Dunedin
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I stayed at this hotel over the past weekend. It's location is perfect being a couple of minutes walk away from Paddington Station. We had a room on the 3rd floor which was a hell of a walk from the reception area. The room was fine, clean and had 4 single beds. Two things I was not...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Catherine D, Thank you for your valuable review. We appreciate all Guests' feedback as it is the best way to gauge how you perceive our service and facilities. We are glad you were contented with your stay overall and also because you clearly state what changes you would like to see. The breakfast hours issue is something we are...

Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in the Paddington area quite frequently over the last few months, and this hotel is in my top three, comfortable room nice bed for a single and a decent breakfast. Good location too, lots of good places to eat and five mins from Paddington railway and tube station

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi LordChunky, Thank you very much for your kind words and for your trust in us. We are glad you enjoy staying with us and you are happy to recommend. Best Regards Shakespeare Hotel

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Shakespeare Hotel

Address: 22-28 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $124 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shakespeare Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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Fairfield Inn London
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“Perhaps avoid ground floor as the occasional underground train hum may be an annuissance to some. (Not me, I thought it was no problem.)”
franciscojaviert803, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“the rooms with the view in the park”
athnva1, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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