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Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 20 January 2011

Just thought I would write to tell others what a great hotel this is for meeting with family and friends. In December we met with 3 other families all whom have children and we choose the John Howard Hotel because of the flexibility of rooms types it had. We were all given rooms in a little annex in the back...

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 17 January 2011

I stayed in the smallest single room anyone could possibly imagine. There was no hot water in the shower and, when I complained about it, I got the following answer: "These things happen, you know".

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England
Reviewed 28 November 2010

I stayed in a single room which was very very small and quite claustrphobic. The shower room was plain ridiculous, the wash nd basin meant you could'nt get in or out of the shower without turning sideways and sliding out while negotiating the step up which was about 30cms. Impossible if you are elderly or anything oter than a size...

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2010

We needed somewhere near the Royal Albert Hall and this place is ideal, the price was reasonable and it was pretty clean and although the decor could do with updating it was acceptable, clean bathroom plenty of hot water ... someone had a problem and was ranting at the receptionist (he was trying to get some money off) but her...

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Aberdare, Wales
Reviewed 26 October 2010

Stayed one night here on a very short break in London. Very pleased with the hotel in its cleanliness and quality of brakfast . asked to be upgraded due to having a gold card with best western and we were given a suite. the room was of good size with a decent size bathroom and a bath. the location is...

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St Albans
Reviewed 25 October 2010

We stayed just the one night, we went to a concert at RAH, so its very handy for that a very short walk back. Reception area is nice and the staff on the desk were charming. Staff at breakfast very good. Breakfast excellent for 12.50. We booked a junior suite and while it was nicely, if a little old fashioned,...

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Trinidad
Reviewed 3 October 2010

I stayed at this hotel for nine days in September, 2010. I found the location ideal, opposite Hyde Park where I jogged every morning, and within 2 minutes walk to bus stops, tube and taxis. The staff were extremely hospitable and made me feel welcomed. The breakfast was more lavish than I expected, fruit, cereal, eggs suasages etc. I enjoyed...

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Halifax
Reviewed 30 September 2010

I found this hotel and their apartments on the web and found the reviews hard to weed through to find any that were about the apartments vs hotel rooms. If I had listened only to the hotel reviews I may not have gone but if you want an apartment that gives you lots of space and ability to cook if...

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london
Reviewed 24 September 2010

I would not recommend this hotel to anyone - they run such a bad business here and there is absolutely no customer service - not friendly at all and they do not make you feel at home when away from home!

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norwich
Reviewed 30 August 2010

Everything about our stay at this Hotel was excellent the rooms were very comfortable and clean. The staff were all helpful and friendly espesially Louisa! Nothing was too much trouble. The food at breakfast and in the evening was good and the service excellent. Great area to stay all went to make a very successful stay

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With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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Intimate Hotel offering tasteful appointments in renovated 1823 Victorian; multilingual staff; adjacent to Hyde Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Howard Hotel

Address: 4 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5EH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Kensington and Hyde Park
Price Range: RM406 - RM840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — John Howard Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Best Western London
London Best Western
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