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Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely hotel & staff although a little way out. Great views over the Thames. We were upgraded to a 2 bedroom duplex apartment. The hotel also has a complementary spa & shuttle bus to the underground station if pre-booked. Also, free wifi is provided. The staff were very attentive.

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Cardiff
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Great hotel and fantastic staff! Easy early check in and parking! Welcomed with champagne and chocolates in a huge suite with floor to ceiling windows. Massive comfy bed, great pillows (usually cheap everywhere else) and duvet. Huge bathroom and walk in shower! Just perfect for us. Great birthday weekend made special in every way with this fab hotel. Deal from...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel itself is fine. It's not in the most convenient location and the decor is like something out of an Austin Powers movie but if you get a deal on Expedia and do not pay full price that's not that big of a deal. The worst part is the customer service. There are a lot of people working at...

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UK and France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Location great - rooms "quirky" but fine / However - no management seen - very noisy- music yelling screening - drunks in bar- total lack of any management interest or intervention - weekend ruined - such a lovely location but if your looking for peace and a romantic stay - DONT even think about staying ! A real let down

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wales
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Upon arrival we were met by welcoming staff who assisted in parking our car which was housed in the secure car park. Upon checking-in, we were unexpectedly upgraded to a junior Suite.....WOW what a room. The shower and bathroom facilities exceeded all of our expectations. The view of the Thames was great and to see the helicopters landing nearby was...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed for six nights at the Rafayel on the Left Bank. This is a fantastic hotel with amazingly well appointed rooms. The staff were very helpful, friendly and attentive at all times. I had dinner in the restaurant on two occasions, both were extremely enjoyable and the food is excellent. There's a great bar with stunning views of the...

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Malcolm_Bass, Director at Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr Self Thank you for leaving a review regarding your recent stay. We are delighted to hear that you were impressed with our hotel rooms and that you found staff to be very friendly and attentive to your needs. It is also pleasing to hear that you had the opportunity to eat in our restaurant the Banyan on the...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing, staff were very helpful and friendly, lovely views from the restaurant of the Thames, lovely room with a great shower. Only downside would be the spa which didn't have a working pool and the other facilities were very small. Overall a great stay and would definitely visit again

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent three days at the Rafayel. I was visiting my children so i was out all day and I can't say much about the SPA facilities. My room was very spacious and in spite of being on the first floor it was also quiet. Wonderful bathroom and confortabile bed. The wardrobe was small compared to the dimension of the...

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Malcolm_Bass, Director at Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Silvana Thank you for your review. Unfortunately we have been unable to locate any email from you regarding the necklace you believe you had left in the room in which you were staying. Perhaps you might be able to resend this to the address guestservices@hotelrafayel.com at a convenient time. We have nevertheless checked our lost property records and are...

Warrington
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for a night visiting friends. It's a lovely hotel, seems very expensively fitted out and the staff are very nice and helpful. We've stayed before and the rooms are modern, comfortable with quality fittings and the most powerful shower I've ever experienced :) We didn't eat in the hotel, although it seemed lovely but we did...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I arrived at the hotel I didn't felt welcome, then the man ask me to pay for the room before I saw the room or stayed. I thought when you go to an hotel you should pay at end of your stay. I've stay in Raddisson and Novtel and Hilton and never been treat like this. Then I had...

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Rafayel on the Left Bank boasts 70 designer "smart" rooms, champagne bar, riverside restaurant and conference facilities, exhibition spaces as well as the latest spa and beauty treatments and gym. Rafayel is one of the world's most advanced luxury green hotels and proves that hotels can dramatically reduce their carbon emission output without compromising on five-star luxury, quality or comfort. Located on the River Thames at the heart of London's most dynamic riverside development, with sweeping views across to Chelsea Harbour, Rafayel is minutes from the shopping areas of Sloane Square and Knightsbridge and is close to Victoria Station and London's major attractions. Rafayel provides a free shuttle service to and from Clapham Junction and Clapham Common on Northern line every 30 minutes from 7.30 AM to 10.30 PM. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa

Address: 34 Lombard Road | Falcon Wharf, London SW11 3RF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Clapham / Battersea 
Price Range: RM693 - RM1,081 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 70
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#58 Spa Hotel in London
#71 Business Hotel in London
#222 Luxury Hotel in London
#227 Family Hotel in London
#263 Romantic Hotel in London
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“Not all rooms have a view of the water, so make sure to ask for a view!”
 of 5 bubbles SuperrrFoxxx, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request a room to the right hand side of the hotel (away from the helipad) Ideally higher than level 2”
 of 5 bubbles DrewH132, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room at the back of the hotel as front very noisy with helicopters flying in and out.”
 of 5 bubbles VivvyHeady, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The suites are amazing, overlooking the Thames river! You will not regret it!”
 of 5 bubbles Silvia072017, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room with a view of the river, don't choose the deluxe double room.”
 of 5 bubbles adwoad2016, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
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