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The Lonsdale Hotel

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Trondheim, Norway
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Squirky bad bed, did hardly sleep, could hear every move my neighbor did. Dirty windows and difficult to open. Stayed two nights at two different rooms. No wifi at room, only in reception. Plus for location.

1 Thank Roar1961
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

On arrival we were given the keys to room 8. The bed was unmade, rubbish bin full, towels on the floor and crumbs and leftover food all over the table. I believe that if you specify a check in time all of the rooms should be cleaned by that time. Obviously I complained and was asked why I didn't like... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Never again will we be returning to this hotel! On arrival the woman was really rude, we had to wait and hour to check in and when we got the keys to our room it was just standard plain and not clean! The toilet and shower is basically a port aloo stuck in the room, we paid in cash on... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Always look on trip adviser! But booked this in a rush!!! Grim! Cheap at £60 but wouldn't out my dog up there!!! Vaguely clean room, sheets clean, furniture looked worse than stuff you find at the tip! Sink hanging off wall at an Angle, as was the cistern! Good size en suite room! But place just aweful!!!! Park bench would... More 

1 Thank Joy B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Bed Bugs!!!!!! It's the worst place I've ever stayed in!!!!! Words fail me 😣😣😣😣😣😣😣 I stayed for 2 nights as it was convenient for business and cheap. I slept in my clothes and went home with several bites from bed bugs. Nightmare!

1 Thank Patrick B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

From book in to leaving what could go wrong went wrong far to many to list but will make it as brief as possible as don't want to bore booked in was told one room but given a different numbered key went to the numbered key room opened door to find bed unmade clothes all over the room went back... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Booked 3 rooms for 3 nights I messed up the booking by adding one room for 1 night. As I booked 3 rooms for 3 nights I hoped at the hotel they would cancel it, I was wrong no refund! The rooms required a good clean, the usual sink and bed seemed clean but the skirting under the bed all... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Hotel is on excellent location. If you are a walker you can visit great deal of London on feet. In a vicinity of British museum ( it comes handy in bad weather) are lot of hotels. Althoug the rating is not good I chose it for the price ( It was a special Sunday discount). Hoped for better furnishing anyway.... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016

So we needed a short notice stay in London and I booked this place through Booking.com. I went for cheap, what we needed, I did expect what we found. We paid on arrival and were given our keys. The room was in the basement. Just on the way to the room it smelled mouldy. The room itself was even worse,... More 

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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Old Georgian townhouse in Bloomsbury, homey, friendly atmosphere - Near the British Museum. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lonsdale Hotel

Address: 9-10 Bedford Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $86 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
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“Check the reviews and book somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles YusufS197, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For backpackers! Really cheap in the center of London.”
 of 5 bubbles silvanah995, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get one at the rear the streets noisy at night with foot traffic”
 of 5 bubbles Thesaint73, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room s with garden view are quieter, but go on the floor, not in the basement.”
 of 5 bubbles peterkX3850OX, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“choose another hotel”
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