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“Whose Jenny and Steve” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fairways Hotel

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Fairways Hotel
Ranked #835 of 1,089 Hotels in London
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“Whose Jenny and Steve”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2006

I don't know who Jenny and Steve are, and quite frankly I don't care.

What I wanted was a cheap hotel with easy walking access to the centre of London for New Years Eve, and that's what I got.

It was nothing special, but was a safe secure place for me to leave my stuff and sleep at night.

Only real complaint is that of the 2 single rooms we booked mine smelt baddly of cigarette smoke.

  • Stayed January 2006
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2005

I stayed here this weekend and found it to be quite good. The location is excellent and I didn't find it particularly noisy. There are lots of good places to eat and drink round the corner, and transport links are excellent.

We had to check in at the reception desk next door and the staff were friendly enough. It was perhaps a little impersonal, but they were certainly approachable and polite.

Our twin room was nice and clean with a balcony, an old tv set, and a sink. Our toilet and shower were out on the landing. My only complaint was the lack of hot water in the shower, which was disappointing when we were pleased with everything else about this hotel. I had to have a cold shower first thing in the morning which was pretty bad.

Otherwise, I would stay here again purely based on the price and location alone. We were free to come and go as we pleased with very little contact with the owners.

  • Stayed December 2005, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2004

Our family have stayed in this Hotel with Jenny and
Steve a few times over the last ten years and found it quiet, friendly and good value for money.
If the hotel has been sold to the people next door
I sincerely hope they keep the same standard of service as the previous owners. If not-this is another family who will be looking for a London base.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2004

We began the first of many pleasant stays with Jenny and Steve at Fairways in 1987. Discovered it quite by accident and were attracted by the clean smell of furniture polish wafting out the front door. It was our London home-away-from-home. Very sorry to read in the previous review that Jenny and Steve have now retired. Good things always have to end.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2004

I stayed here about a year ago with my daughter and we both loved it.
Our room was small but cute and clean. The owners, Jenny and Steve, went out of their way to make us feel welcome and served a delicious breakfast. However, when I recently went to book this hotel again I found that it had been sold to the hotel next door. I guess the owners retired so I would never book it now. I just want to warn people to be careful.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2003

Friendly staff but very noisy

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Property: Fairways Hotel
Address: 186 Sussex Gardens, London W2 1TU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Amenities:
Restaurant
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Ranked #835 of 1,089 Hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1 star — Fairways Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 18
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