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Reviewed 5 July 2014

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1Thank Rosanna H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2014

I stayed here for one night with my mum as a 'cheap' option for visiting Chelsea Flower Show and seeing Mama Mia. After reading some of the reviews giving this place a very poor rating I was nervous - but we only needed a good bedroom for 1 night (£56 on Booking.com). I upgraded our room to an ensuite for...

4Thank Susan M
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights after arriving in London on a long haul flight from NZ. Although we thought the neighbourhood was a bit dodgy upon first impression, we soon realised it was fine and easy to get around in. The hotel itself was great, clean and tidy with modern facilities. It looks as though it's been done up...

4Thank SunshineShivers
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I recently stayed here on a two night trip to London. The hotel is located south of Elephant and Castle and so is quite a walk from the Thames and other attractions north of the Thames such as convent garden etc. we were here primarily on a budget work trip for a conference which was fairly nearby. While we agree...

1Thank JMart2013
Reviewed 15 May 2014

My wife, mother and I stayed here in May 2014 when my wofe and I were in London on business. The rate is very competative considering its location. The rooms were clean, slightly small and of a good standard. There is a pub on the bottom floor which is also cheap and serves decent drinks. The distinguishing feature of this...

2Thank danieljmartin
Reviewed 4 May 2014

As an airline employee, station manager and VIP lounge and First class passenger lounge director, including passenger relations for an American Airline for over 30 years, this hotel is the worst experience of my entire life..How can you put a pitstop in the middle of slumsville on an internet site..The picture must have been taken over 30 years ago..When you...

12Thank Christine F
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Peaceful place and like it because it is near my friend house. The hotel is clean and quiet and the management staffs are very helpful. Is about 10 minutes walk to the bus stop and to a bus ride to elephant castle about 5 minute to the tube

Thank Siok Hui L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I like the place and the location and easily access to buses and only 10 minutes ride to take a tube right to the heart of town. It is a quiet place and the hotel manager is very friendly and helpful too.

Thank Enissa
Reggio Calabria, Italy
Reviewed 16 April 2014

It is located in the perfect position to easily reach the centre of London. Connections are really good and reachable at walking distance. The place is quiet and clean, the staff is friendly. Rooms are comfortable, spacious and clean as well. I was totally and positively surprised to fing the fully-equipped kitchen for self-catering (this is no little thing in...

1Thank valentinaconfido
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Had three nights here. It was basic,but that was ok. Unfortunately on my last night I saw a mouse in the kitchen and then a few minutes later I saw another in my room. It could have been the same one but I doubt it. The staff were sympathetic but ultimately unhelpful..It was a Sunday night and the hotel was...

3Thank MrJasonb

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hour Glass is a basic, budget hotel, situated near Central London in multicultural area. Guests at this hotel get to enjoy the benefits of being located above a traditional quiet and cosy little pub with reasonably priced beverages. This atmospheric Victorian pub is a great place to soak up a real taste of traditional English life. You can relax with a drink and pizza or enjoy a game of cards, darts and domino, watch sports on the big screen or simply listen to the music. We are close to: Elephant & Castle - the nearest two underground lines (Northern & Bakerloo) and train station, where you can also find big shopping centre and famous in the whole world Night Club - Ministry of Sound with five different rooms to enjoy your boogie nights; Oval Cricket Ground; Kennington Park; War Museum with free of charge admission; Brixton Academy with loads of various events. Burgess Park with a water pond, where you can relax and play all kind of sport including tennis and football it is only 3 minutes away; Old Kent Road with loads of various cuisine restaurants and buffets, internet cafes, night shops and clubs - 5 min. East Street Market - old fashioned market with fresh groceries and other things - 10 min; Millwall Football Ground - 25 min; ... more   less 

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Address: 131 Beaconsfield Road | Walworth, London SE17 2BX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $95 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hour Glass Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Please note that it is a budget smallest rooms you ever think of..”
jpf2k6, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were on the second floor and had no problems with noise and shower was really good!”
Chloe7483, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“room 14 best one”
ivors68, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Go for a larger room and check what type of bed is included”
ILP-JP, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“pick another hotel its got to be safer than this one”
daver89, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
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