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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Columbia has a fantastic history. It was once used as a military hotel back in the 1970's. However, the hotel seems to be stuck in the past. The bathrooms are the same avocado green as they were back in the 1970's and the water pressure was not dependable...one of our rooms never delivered in terms of a hot shower....

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I read reviews that stated this hotel was at the on off bus stop. It is right in front. I read that a woman enjoyed looking out her room window to view the lively park. This was a beautiful view from my room as well. I read that the breakfast was delicious. It is delicious, pleantiful, and the service is...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the price this hotel offered a good location. There were a few negatives; hotel is dated in places it need not be, I know the hotel is trying to keep some historical charm but the bathroom in our room was in need of renovation. The closest tube stop is also closed until July this year which meant a longer...

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This property is very old and wasted the staff is ok but not the best now a days there some things a Hotels needs like proper wifi in all the rooms if they don't want it to be free just charge it because travelers from other countries need wifi to keep connected to home and room safe or some individual...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a 3 night break March 2017. Booked a triple room (3 singles) which happened to be on the 4th floor. Only 2 lifts available; one near to reception and the other - a much smaller lift - near the bar. Both were slow and could do with updating. Our room was long and narrow with one round window...

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County Cork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Columbia is an old style hotel nicely located across the road from Hyde Park. Two tube stations are nearby, Lancaster Gate which was closed when we were there,and Queensway. The bar in the hotel is not great but there is a wonderful pub called The Swan just two minutes away. Just turn left when you come out from the...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went for three nights and leaves with mixed feelings. The location , near tube and busses is great. The place really needs a facelift, some fresh paint will not hurt... The rooms were OK, but not more. The lifts needs some maintenance and the two that is available is not in proportion to the number of guests. Took very long...

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This hotel may well have seen better days - and I was there when they happened! The Columbia is the the English equivalent of The Chelsea Hotel and just looking at the picture of it stirs my heart. If you want to stay at a hotel with such a deep history of utterly pole apart guests - this is for...

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

I stayed for a couple of days in this hotel and I have nothing to complain about. It's not modern, more traditional english style with lots of carpet and old furniture, but well kept. I would definitly return to this hotel in case I'm visiting london again. Don't expect a modern, fancy hotel, but for sightseeing porpose it's defintly more...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

I went in this hotel with my family during an holiday. I don't know if this is the standard the price was very cheap in relation with all other hotels at equal quality. The location is amazing! Near the hotel there is a lovely pub called "The black swan" where is possible to eat as well as to drink bear...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel overlooks Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens; minutes from Queensway restaurants & shops; easy access to public transportation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Columbia

Address: 95-99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: ₹ 7,046 - ₹ 11,688 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Columbia 2.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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“Ask for a park view”
princess5, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Insist on a room with twinbed. The other rooms are to tiny.”
Mats54, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any that still have bath in it”
flower689, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“High floor or backside as the side facing the park has a main road”
L5063VIchristinam, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 103 is best room”
winnie5555, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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