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Portchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived yesterday for two nights. Fantastic location - a hop, skip and a jump to underground station and bus stop. Rooms are a little snug but scrupulously clean with new bedding and curtains. Unfortunately we were woken in the early hours of the morning by another guest talking at the top of her voice. I spoke to the receptionist this...

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travel a lot in my profession and i love staying in hotels (and I'm sure my wife does too aa I'm a little messy). What i have never had to do, is book a hotel and ponder "Is this a hotel or a guesthouse?" Or "What makes a hotel a hotel and different from a guesthouse?" Anyway, after all...

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Kajaani, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice and affordable hotel with excellent location near Paddington station! The room was clean and quite modern, and the beds were comfortable. Bathroom was quite small but clean and tidy, however. Breakfast was lovely, and the staff was extremely helpful and wonderful! Good value for money!

Thank annikapiirainen
Oswestry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good value hotel in Paddington, near station. Rooms are all clean and are freshly decorated. Good selection of self service breakfast (both continental and cooked). The only down side is no lift and 4 flights of stairs, due to age/style of building.

Thank J4SONX
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This the 4 time we have stayed in this hotel & once again found it to be very clean & comfortable with a nice buffet breakfast to set you up for the day.The stay always make you feel welcome and always seem to be happy.

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was my second stay here and was happy returning to this hotel. This time, I was unlucky to get a room on the 5th floor and hence had to contend lugging bags and myself up and down each time. But for this, everything else remained great! Great location, clean rooms, cheerful employees and adequate (but repetitive) breakfast...Ticked most boxes,...

Thank Holidaymonger
Llanelli, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Hotel is clean and well located a short walk from London Paddington. The hotel is fine for a one night stay but wouldn't recommend for longer as the rooms are small (even by London standards). Poor breakfast with bad quality sausages etc. Okay but not good.

Thank Ilikefoxes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I will go to stay there again and again .It´s fab!!!!!!!!! Very relaxing.- Lovely reception. Paddington Station very close also great service of buses and the centre no more than 8 minutes.- Shopping area,good prices. Restaurants also Hilton Hotel to have tea.- Rooms clean,comfortable ,quiet. Breakfast abundant and with a huge variety. Early birds chaper prices.- You book and pay...

Thank christine c
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This hotel is ideally located within walking distance of Paddington Station. It is clean and bright and serves a very good breakfast. The biggest downside is that there is no lift and the stairs are steep and narrow. The rooms are very small and the bath is totally microscopic (single room). Most of the staff is outstanding and go out...

1Thank BeenthereNC
Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very lovely hotel. Very kind, helpful and professional staff. Tasty breakfasts (english - bacon, sausages, eggs, baked beans)! Perfect location - just few steps from Paddington Station, walking distance (in my opinion) to Hyde Park, Royal Albert Hall, Science Museum, Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Buckingham Palace and maybe even Big Ben.

1Thank Michal_Kadlec

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Cardiff Hotel

Address: 5-9 Norfolk Square | Hyde Park, London W2 1RU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: £69 - £182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardiff Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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“Request a room on ground floor if you have mobility problems.”
 of 5 bubbles Holidaygirl53, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Close to the reception no lift there.-”
 of 5 bubbles christinecO5218WN, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“"Higher floors have less A/C unit noise"”
 of 5 bubbles sladjanam2015, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid unless you are not interested in a good nights sleep, good for socialites though”
 of 5 bubbles tracypW9090FI, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get the room on the 1st floor especially if you have big luggage bags”
 of 5 bubbles cyongyong, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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