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40 Winks

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Paris, France
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We spent a couple of days at 40 Winks! for a really refreshing dark trip. The room was so perfectly bright and the host so helpfull that we had the easiest way to discover a little of london. Thks David "La Maison Dieu" Vassili & Briana

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thanks Vassali and Briana.... You were lovely guests and hope to see you back again. All best, David

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Stay at 40 Winks is simply amazing. The place has an unique design, the rooms are tastefully and carefully furnished, David, the owner, is very kind and has a great taste in food, design and places to visit. Thare are no flaws at all! We spent a lovely weekend and we'll sure return there soon.

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very lovely review!!! So glad you enjoyed your time here. Hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, David

bremen,germany
Reviewed 13 April 2015

we had a pleasant stay at the home from David. He is a elegant host, who gave a lot of helpful tips to explore the area of East London. The rooms were tastefully furnished - I especially love the bathroom! We really enjoyed our days at this wonderful location. Highy remommended!

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review!!! Hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, David

Reviewed 4 April 2015

Just a few minutes away from colorful Stepney Green tube station, you will find a tall black door with a small sign on the right that says '40 Winks'. You press the ring and will be welcomed by a man with a reserved smile and a big bowler hat. The noise of the steet behind you will distance as you...

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

What a fabulous review!!!! Thank you so much.... Hope to see you back here soon. All best, David

Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

I just visited David Carter's 40winks hotel - it wasn't a stay , it was an experience , at someone's creation , world , kingdom and peace . David has created a world of it's own that doesn't maybe open up to every kind of visitor. It opens up to a curios mind that wants to take part on this...

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Lotta, What a lovely review!!!! Thank you so much for that... Hope all well and happy, and look forward to seeing you again when you are next in London. All best, David

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Staying at " 40 Winks" allows you to step out of the humdrum of everyday life and conventional hotel spaces. The calm atmosphere and warm welcome from David is akin to unplugging oneself! A good nights rest coupled with a lovely bath in gorgeous surroundings is a wonderful tonic. Thanks to David for his ingenuity to create this gem of...

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review!! All best, David

Reviewed 10 March 2015

I chose 40 Winks as I was working at an event at the wonderful Genesis Cinema. It turned out they were just a few doors from each other so that was super handy but this gem turned out to be so much more than just a convenient bed for the night. The hotel is a feast for the eyes; there...

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Caron, Gosh!!! What a lovely review.... I am so pleased you enjoyed your short stay with us. And yes, my lovely housekeeper does deserve a medal for making sure everything looks so perfect every day... Hope to see you back here again. Kind regards, David

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 March 2015

..they call the 40winks! It opens the doors to perception, to a different dimension and mystery. And oh all the enigma and wonders those dolls, statues and taxidermic animals, those innocent children's eyes gazing at you from those cool and distant paintings must have seen, heard and kept for themselves. All those secrets, unsearchable and occult, these walls could tell......

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

WOW!!!! What an AMAZING review!!! Thank you SO much for that. Have been blushing all day! Kind regards, David

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

We went along to see Andrew Wilson being interviewed about the new Alexander McQueen book he wrote, Blood beneath the skin. The place is beautifully strange & the service is attentive & warming. Champers, tea & the most spectacularly delicious cakes were served with a welcoming smile. I will be back for another event & recommend the quirky curious ones...

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Hi Anna, Thanks so much for that!!! Hope to see you back again soon... All best, David xx

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 March 2015

40 winks is, like most pearls, something rare and well-hidden - and most certainly well off the very wearily beaten touristy track. the place is dark and gothic, romantic and haunting.We felt like falling through a rabbit hole into a world of fantasy! if you're looking for the modern practicalities of a hotel, don't bother going. if you're looking for...

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Thanks so much for the lovely, lovely review!!!! All best, David

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
40 Winks is a legendary hotel based in hip and trendy East London. Despite our bijou size, we have achieved an almost mythical status since we opened our doors in 2009, somewhat cheekily describing ourselves as the world's first 'micro boutique hotel'. From the beginning, our mission was always a very simple one - to offer an antidote to the bland uniformity of most hotel chains by creating something that is deliriously seductive, memorable and enchanting. Staying here is about much more than having a comfortable bed to sleep in or a place to dump your luggage, it is an immersive experience, an invitation to lose yourself in another more fabulous, more magical world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 40 Winks

Address: 109 Mile End Road | Stepney Green, London E1 4UJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $164 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 40 Winks 3*
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
40 Winks Hotel London
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