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Essex
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Budget hotel between Baker Street and Marlyebone Stations, so from that point Of view the west end is within easy reach. This hotel really does need an overhaul, as it appears that it has been allowed to slide Downwards with regards to any improvements being made. Ok for one night stay, but for longer ??

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Caznterbury
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Music playing until 2.30 am, so loud in our room it was difficult to have a conversation never mind sleep! No breakfast or hot drinks available as they were still clearing up from the party, bathroom was appalling, couldn't use the shower, toilet seat was broken, sink had a 2' gap between basin and pedestal, would never stay here again!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I booked this without looking at the reviews. I'm glad I did because I would have been put off. You pay for what You get. A no frills bed for the night or week. It's in an excellent position for staying in London for whatever reason. A couple of minutes from the tube, Madame Tussauds, Baker Street and a few...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Grand old terraced house turned into a hotel on a budget. Bathroom must have been fitted by a couple of blind drunk monkeys. On a Friday afternoon. There's no excuse to save £20 on basic stuff like the door jamb (random piece of wood nailed to the side of the door) and then put a nice bathroom floor in.... Location...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Great basic hotel for a few nights inLondon, walking diatance from Oxford street for some serious shopping. Bathroom is small and renovated shoddily but is clean and there is hot water. If possible book room 211. It's I the first floor and the wifi for the lobby reaches the room. I'm unsure if there actually is free breakfast there is...

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Value for money hotel ,Good location , near metro bus supermarket, the hotel himself old neglected and must be renovate, also very bad smell from bathroom but if you looking for hotel only to put your had after long day , its enough. Staff was helpful and very friendly. If expectation from the hotel are not high, you won't be...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My best friends and our kids stayed at this hotel 2 weeks ago. We weren't expecting the Ritz or anything, but this place was really, really basic. First of all, no lift/elevator. We were on the 3rd floor and had to lug 50 lb bags up 3 flights of stairs. Second, no AC in an incredibly stuffy room. I know...

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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights to watch the Army vs Navy rugby match at Twickenham. Very central location just around the corner from Baker Street tube station. Room very cramped for four people so they gave us a second room for no charge. They were sitting empty..probably not the norm. Some confusion over breakfast. Was told it cost three pound...

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durham
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Very friendly on reception, but that's where it ends! Shabby (falling apart) toilet hanging off wall, curtain rail hanging off wall. A bath only Peter Dinklage could fit into, massive gap under door, stains all over and a cracked window! And it stunk of cigarette smoke! But for £60 a night just off Baker Street...you get what you pay for!

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We spent a week at this hotel. Horrible. Instead of 3 stars one star would be appropriate. The staff does neither greet in the morning nor at night and just walks by without a word, if present at all. When we checked in we had to wait for 15 minutes even though we rang the bell several times and nobody...

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Somerset Hotel was established during the Georgian Times in 1885, it is a traditional, comfortable and safe hotel ideally located in the heart of Central London. Situated in the leafy and affluent borough of Marylebone, Somerset Hotel is a charming 2 star Bed & Breakfast townhouse hotel. The rooms are medium sized and have all the basic facilities which allow for a comfortable stay for all our guests. Historic surroundings such as Dorset Square, which used to be the original Lord's Cricket Ground, Harley Street and Regent's Park are all but a few minutes away. We are a family run hotel and believe that we offer a great base for tourist and avid city explorers at affordable rates compared to other hotels in the area. The hotel is family and child friendly offering a secure and safe environment. The staff are always welcoming and on hand to help out whenever requested. If you are looking for a cheap city break or a family holiday then we are the place to stay. Furthermore, all 27 en-suite guestrooms at the Somerset Hotel London are nicely decorated to guarantee you a comfortable and pleasant stay, ideal for both the business and leisure travellers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somerset Hotel

Address: 6 Dorset Square | Gloucester Place, London NW1 6QA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Marylebone
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast
Price Range: ₹ 5,637 - ₹ 11,014 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Somerset Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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“No elevator and tall ceilings, get a room at lower floors”
MichaelS589, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“bring your own bath plugs.”
817bobbyb, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not sure where would be best to stay in this hotel, it was just a dive”
Jokey-jules, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not go there, there are bed bugs everywhere!”
Christian_19991234, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Opt for rooms on first or ground floor as the hotel does not have lift/elevator facility!”
752ajinkyap, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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