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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“david carter”(63 reviews)
“bedtime stories”(13 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
3 Star 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...
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109 Mile End Road | Stepney Green, London E1 4UJ, England
4.7 miles to London City Airport
35 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife booked us three nights at 40winks for our first trip to London, a vacation for our 25th. Memories made there to last a life time, walking into 40winks is like entry into another world somewhere between Joanna Warren's "Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrel"...More

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Response from dcbc1, Owner at 40 WinksResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Carl, Thank you so much for the very kind review!! It was a pleasure to meet you and Katherine here and I am really glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Wishing you both all the very best, David

Reviewed 26 May 2018

I know this hotel in the Louis Vuitton London city guide. The experience of a pleasant stay was completely different from the luxury hotels I had stayed in before. Mr. Carter is a charismatic and knowledgeable gentleman. The perfect interior design made me feel like...More

Thank bei_ZZ
Response from dcbc1, Owner at 40 WinksResponded 27 May 2018

Hi Bei, Thank you so much for the lovely review!! It was a great pleasure to meet you and Miss Lu, and I hope we will see you back here again soon. Kind regards, Mr Carter

Reviewed 15 May 2018

We stayed at 40 winks for three nights and it was the most wonderful "hotel" experience we ever had. It is like being in a wonderful, calm dream that is becoming a reality of fabulous rooms. @David, thank you so much for giving us the...More

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Response from dcbc1, Owner at 40 WinksResponded 20 May 2018

Hi Walter, Thank you so much for the very kind review! It was a real pleasure to meet you and Corina. Have a great weekend and look forward to seeing you both back here in the future. Kind regards, David

Reviewed 26 April 2018

Well, it's hard to know where to start, because 40 Winks is an experience like no other on so many levels. The decor is quite sublime, and I honestly felt like I could just stay in all day and wander around drinking it all in....More

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Response from dcbc1, Owner at 40 WinksResponded 28 April 2018

Hi Karen, Thank you so much for all your kind words!! It was a delight to meet you, and I look forward to seeing you again very soon. All best for now, David

Reviewed 18 April 2018

... well, if i had on. To enter this from the outside standard looking building you dive into the completely opposite of ordinary. From that moment of the doorsill on we took a time travel but with all the contemporary advantages of today. Besides the...More

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Response from dcbc1, Owner at 40 WinksResponded 28 April 2018

Hi Michael and Vivian, Thank you so much for the super review... It was a great pleasure to meet you both. Hope to see you both soon. Kind regards, David

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$124 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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21 November 2017|
Response from dcbc1 | Property representative |
Yes, there is a laundry close by...
Teresa M
5 July 2015|
Response from Huskorset | Reviewed this property |
Hello Teresa M! We stayed at 40 Winks in april. They have one single and one double room. On their informative and kind of cheeky ;-) website you find that three people are their maximum, if there is four of you, they can... More
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