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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms are small but that's perfectly fine because you'll just sleep here. It was clean which was the most important thing for us. The bathroom was small but renovated and clean. The location is great, right across the street from the underground station. I'd stay here again.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just checked out from the So Paddington after spending 4 nights there. The hotel is a bit tired and could do with a wee bit of refurb, a new water system ( you WILL hear the pipes) and a lift, but the location is great - 2 mins from the station, and the staff has been really good to... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly I was asked for photo ID when I checked in (I don't drive so don't have a licence and don't tend to carry around my passport for fun). I had already paid for the room online, but as 'verification' they took a photocopy of my debit card, which strikes me as dodgy. My room was on the 4th floor... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The rooms were super small. The entire room including bathroom is less than twice the size of the bed. There is no space for luggage to lay flat. Bathroom was disgusting. Toilet seat was unhinged and crooked, the shower was disgusting and looks like it's never been cleaned. Red bloody smears and hairs lined the shower which isn't big enough.... More 

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Stendal
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Not really a hotel I would like to stay much longer. Standard is poor and our room was really really small and TV was broken. Area around the hotel is great , nice pub (Sawyer's arms just a few steps away). Would recommend not to have breakfast in the hotel, but in the little café next to the pub, it's... More 

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New Orleans
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Do not book this hotel. Their customer service is non-existent. The rooms are too tiny for more than one person. The bathrooms are small and moldy. There is NO HOT water. The only redeeming quality about this hotel is its proximity to Hyde Park and Paddington Station. A one star is generous, but TripAdvisor does not allow a zero or... More 

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Just checked out this morning. The room was very small and very warm...however it was clean and comfortable. It is very central to everything with lots of nice restaurants to suit most budgets...the tube, Paddington station, supermarkets and pharmacies very near. If you are looking for an early night sleep don't expect to sleep early...a lot of street noise from... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Arrived at the hotel and they said that maintenance was taking place and we'd have to go to Kilburn!!! Looking at other comments, this happens quite often! We refused to go and they begrudgingly gave us two rooms anyway, so it seems like some kind of scam. The room was clean and tidy - but very tiny. The bathroom was... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

I booked the So Paddington but they put me in 'sister hotel' in Kings Cross which was half the price but when I complained by email on my return they didn't even have the decency to reply and certainly didn't offer any compensation. Room I had didn't even have a window. I paid for a double room but the room... More 

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Portlaoise, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

I found the rooms to be super small, and again, the same goes for the bathroom. It is definitely a tight squeeze. The breakfast is continental style only which was okay. The location is great as it is right outside the train station. The staff are friendly and the service was great. They were very accommodating when I asked them... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small Hotel housed in a listed building dating from the 1920s; situated in a tree lined square; 200 mts from Paddington station; walking distance to Hyde Park and Edware Road; Newly refurbished and reopened in Oct 2011. ... more   less 

Additional Information about So Paddington

Address: 6 - 8 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RS, England (Formerly Warwick Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $85 - $408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — So Paddington 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
So Paddington Hotel London
Warwick Hotel London
London Warwick Hotel
Warwick London
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“Stay away. Book somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles drayy, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles davidhull2016, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There are a lot of steps in this hotel - make sure you can carry your stuff up.”
 of 5 bubbles darrylgriffith93, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“1st floors”
 of 5 bubbles abinyeb2016, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The curtains in the room are not easy to open and close., could use improving.”
 of 5 bubbles F5908PUnicolep, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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