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Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Top location near Paddington Stations but it's a cramped old hotel. Big set of steep stairs greet you inside the entrance that you have to scale with your luggage to get to reception desk. If you're not well or unfit it's a big task. Staff are great and friendly. Room we had was very narrow but clean enough. As we...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Do not book this hotel. We booked to stay here because it's cheap and conveniently located right next to London Paddington. I was concerned we'd have trouble checking in as we were arriving after midnight. However, the website stated that the reception desk was 24 hours and I called ahead of booking to confirm this. We also called ahead of...

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1Thank Ella C
NZ
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Positives - Excellent location right in Paddington, about a minutes walk from the tube station. Plenty of food, pubs, shops and convenience stores nearby or right down below. Short walk 5-10 minutes to Hyde park, good location for tube to Oxford St, in zone 1. The staff are friendly. But the price for central London really does reflect what you...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The only positive thing about this hotel is the staff. Both front desk guys were friendly and helpful. The hotel itself is a disaster. "Air conditioning" is a small fan in the one outlet in your room. There is no lift and just getting up the stairs to the front desk is long and steep 25-30 stairs. Then, the rooms...

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1Thank O3446XDmarks
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Honestly, I've stayed in nicer hostels, but you get what you pay for. In this case, what you're paying for is a {lumpy} bed, {spotty} wifi, a {shared} hot shower, and a {pretty dingy} place to put your stuff in a PRIME location. The hotel is literally across the street from Paddington Station, with easy access to Notting Hill, Hyde...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

On arrival the first thing that hits you is the smell of something stale. The carpets probably need a clean. Checked in and was given 1 key card. Off up 4 flights of stairs someone previously said 88 all together very unsteady handrails. Opened the door of room 11 to find a double bed and fridge just enough room to...

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel last minute for our trip to London it was a reasonable price for being last minute. The hotel location is quite good as it's just down from Paddington station. The hotel room was very basic and only had the essentials you need but was fine for the price.

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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Does what it says on the box .. Provides somewhere to sleep although I found it quite endearing .. It was clean n rough around the edges Location pretty good £6 taxi ride into central london Breakfast of sorts provided on a tray outside yr door .. Buns meat cheese chocolate

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We travelled up to London for my daughters birthday surprise When we got to our hotel we where told that they had had a leak and our room was now unavailable We where taken to another hotel We where given 2 options Either money off and have a room with a shared bathroom or same price at the new hotel...

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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

When we arrived at the hotel we were assigned a room on the top floor, which is 88 steps up a wobbly, unstable staircase which seemed like it was going to collapse under the weight of the suitcases and trolleys we were carrying. But with a break halfway due to the many steps we unlocked the door with the one...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Metro Hotel

Address: 7A Craven Road | Paddington, London W2 3BP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $78 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Metro Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“For your comfort, get a room with an en-suite bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles benjaminbM1062HX, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“No lift, lots of stairs which is no in description”
 of 5 bubbles JackieC418, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Avoid this.”
 of 5 bubbles MartinTwoNations, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“High up is quieter, but many stairs and no lift”
 of 5 bubbles MarkP39, 1 May 2015 | Read review
“Bring a plug adaptor”
 of 5 bubbles drusilla22, 16 Dec 2014 | Read review
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