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Shakespeare Hotel

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Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

I've been there three times and I'm looking forward to staying there in December again. Yes, it's old, narrow and it doesn't have an elavator. But hey! You get what you pay for. Don't go there for a business trip or on honeymoon. But if...More

1  Thank Christian_Rgbg
Response from Dolphin_Management, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 16 June 2015

Dear Christian, Thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate your kind words. Also business trips customers are very appropriate at our hotel, due to our location, the services we provide, the Wifi the lounge and the English breakfast we provide :) We...More

Reviewed 25 April 2015

My first impressions online of this hotel were good; they were active on Facebook & twitter and responded to reviews on Tripadvisor. My offline impressions are just as good. The staff that I met, reception, cleaner and the breakfast staff were all friendly, helpful and...More

1  Thank karenstrunks
Response from Shakesp_Management, General Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 20 May 2015

Dear Karenstrunks, It is was very kind of you to share your opinion with us, we thank you very much and we are glad you enjoyed your stay at out hotel, it is wonderful to hear. Kind Regards Shakespeare Hotel

Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

We booked July 2014. For yhe Dolphin Hotel (they have 3 sister hotels located same street). When we were told we were going to hotel next door as Dolphin was booked. Not the greatest of welcome to the Dolphin. We were ferried next door to...More

3  Thank leileis2015
Response from Shakesp_Management, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 20 April 2015

Dear Leileis, Thank you for your comment. It is very nice of you to take the time out to write an honest comment. We really appreciate this gesture, as it is very important for us. We will take your points into consideration to improve our...More

Reviewed 14 April 2015

We spent 4 days in the hotel and everything has been perfect. Good breakfast - fresh waffels are great! - nice room, small but clean bathroom. Staff is kind and helpfull. I totally recommend this hotel.

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1  Thank Elena Costanza H
Response from Shakesp_Management, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 15 April 2015

Dear Elena Costanza, Thank you very much for your review. Your kind words are veyr helpful for us. We hope to see you again in the near future Regards Shakespeare Hotel

Reviewed 17 March 2015

Our room was absolutely great - definitely big enough for two people (not massive but what do you expect.) Similarly the bathroom was a fine size for one person using it at a time - the shower cubicle was just your normal size - plenty...More

1  Thank Bethany C
Response from Shakesp_Management, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 31 March 2015

Dear Bethany, Thank you for taking the time to review out hotel. We are happy to receive feedback from our guests and we will use the information you have given us in order to upgrade our service. Please also note that we have the traditional...More

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Alfredo A
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Response from PaddingtonHotels | Property representative |
Dear Alfredo A, I am afraid we do not have any parking permits so we cannot provide parking. You can park on street surcharge for £2.40 per hour Monday - Saturday 8.30-18.30, outside those hours parking is free. There are... More
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Indre S
10 December 2016|
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Dear Indre S, Both lines will bring you straight at Paddington, so I would suggest you may take any of those two. Bare in mind that they both exit by the canal, at little Venice, which means you will have to walk 5 minutes... More
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"If you find steps a bit difficult ask for a room on ground floor as there are no lifts to higher floors."
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"Rm 133, one flight up. Pleasant big window onto light well, Not a sound heard from outside the room."
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"If you are traveling in pairs, rather choose a family room than a room for two, as a room for two is catered..."
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"Ask for ground floor room if you can't get yourself or bags up very narrow stairs."
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