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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Used this hotel on business trip and all that can be said is that you get what u pay for. Used it as a place to crash at night. you get solid personal service from owner/manager as is hands on. Treat staff with respect and one will be treated as such.

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Lincoln UK
Reviewed 20 March 2012

We were here for just one night to see a performance at the Royal Albert Hall and then to shop / visit the natural History Museum. The hotel was well placed for us to walk to where we wanted to be and by taking a family room for £120 the four of us could afford to visit London. When I...

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Headcorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2012

This hotel is very convenient for public transport, in a safe and pleasant area. The staff was pleasant and helpfull. The room was small but clean and had a safe, a television, a hairdryer, a trouser press and plenty of storage and overlooked nice quiet gardens behind the hotel. The en suite shower was the smallest I have ever seen,...

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1Thank Leeofmani
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Not what I would rate as a small friendly hotel, staff are curt and just plain rude, the lift was out of order when I arrived and I was told to just use the stairs to the third floor room and no help offered with the three cases I had with me. I had booked an ensuite room and to...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 November 2011

This place isn't clean. I was horrified by the bedding and was never comfortable for a minute. The staff was unpleasant, the breakfast not good. It was traumatic to stay here. I'm returning to London soon and will steer clear of this mess. Every other place I've ever stayed in London -- countless places -- was far better. I was...

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Thank William S
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 21 October 2011

I have driven across the US and stayed in some pretty questionable hotels, but when I come to London I know that I have to be, shall we say "flexible" about my expectations for a hotel room. I realize that when traveling through Europe it's wise to bring your sense of humor however I was totally unprepared for my experience...

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2Thank Kevin F
cleethorpes
Reviewed 21 October 2011

Be warned, stayed one night and woke up the next day blotchy and itching all over. Now having to have everything worn dry cleaned / thrown out so as not to transfer home. Avoid room 7, not just for the fact you'll be bitten to death, but you get the added bonus of the kitchen staff making lots of noise...

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Thank Tony B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2011

Firstly it is not 24 hour reception. If you arrive after midnight you have to knock on the door as your key , even if you happen to sneak it out, does not open the main front door. If you can wake somebody up they will let you in at their discretion. My female travel companion arrived back around 2am...

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Thank Scott N
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2011

Its funny as i've seen so many reviews on here bashing this hotel and I really don't know why?!?! It was in a perfect location being only 5-10 min walk to Earls Court and 5 mins to the tube, the breakfast was spot on each morning and the staff friendly. We arrived early on the day of checking in (10.45am)...

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Thank KingofMetal79
Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 20 August 2011

Hotel Oliver is in quite location on a main road within walking distance to The Natural History Museum and to Earls Court Tube, buses, also to restaurants and food stores. We liked the breakfast service, coffee and tea faciltites available for free in the tea room 24hr. Also liked the family room. We would definately use again.

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Oliver Hotel

Address: 198 Cromwell Road | Earl's Court, London SW5 0SN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: $128 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Oliver Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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“We where on the 1st floor in the front of the hotel and it wasn't too noisy because all 4 of us slept very well.”
 of 5 bubbles joyanita24, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Take a back room away from the main road, which could be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles alexingohr, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No choice given just allocated one”
 of 5 bubbles soleprovider1, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I got a double in suite room and slept great!”
 of 5 bubbles 326sandral326, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared for a slightly 'odd breakfast' - if you know in advance, then you won't be disappointed!”
 of 5 bubbles dougr574, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
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