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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Some good things, some areas that could be improved. But overall a great location and functional apartment. Location: Great, central to many of London's attractions. 10 min walk to nearest tube station. Would recommend a taxi from St Pancras/King's Cross if arriving with lots of luggage. Lots of great pubs, cafes close by. Highly recommend Grill Market around the corner... More 

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Booked for one night only , (luckily) , Upon arrival, and pushing door button, we were greeted by the brusque voice of the representative, I stated why we were there, and the reply was NAME !!. Not a good start, but having read other reviews was not suprised. !! We were then advised our room was on the top floor,... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Booked a four night stay at 5 Doughty Street based on the nice reviews and reasonable price. However, upon arrival we were taken to another apartment, located some 10 minutes away, at Red Lion Street, where we apparently were to stay. On first sight, the apartment seemed fine, very new, with nice furnishing. However, when wanting to shower we discovered... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013

The 1st stay was in a studio apt, it was on the top floor, 7 flights of stairs , was not told about this when we booked , I mentioned to the management about this not being satisfactory and that people should be told , especially if your of an older age group or suffer with asthma , as i... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Facilities are very good and the quality of furnishings. One bed apartment was a good size. Close to tube and buses. Recommend that a map showing where the main bus/tube lines are is included in a welcome pack and also some local taxi numbers. The price - but when you compare the facilities provided, this is comparable in London! I... More 

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Boston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We had our second family stay here...all one could want, perfect location and the staff at the Rockwell helped us with a couple of particular requests. Perfect 2 bed apartment. Would especially recommend for families

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

Nice to have a place to feel 'at home' in London. Great one-bedroom flat opposite the Charles Dickens Museum and just around the corner from the British Museum, it is a well-put together place. I was lucky: ground floor with patio. Furnished by John Lewis' (nice change from IKEA). Only thing missing was a pair of scissors and a spaghetti... More 

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Oxford
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

We stayed in flat 2 which is in the basement. It was perfect for a 1 night stay, with all the mod cons, great bathroom and kitchen/sitting room. Much more preferable for us than a hotel room. What a shame check out is at 10 am, we'd have liked to have stayed a little longer. Check in was easy, in... More 

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Manchester UK
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2013

If you’re looking for somewhere more personal than a hotel and want to feel like a real resident, then you’re unlikely to find better than these apartments. The location is superb. They’re situated on a beautiful Georgian street in the heart of the historic literary district of Bloomsbury, which is surely one of the best areas of London in which... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

A lovely apartment in a very nice area of London – not too far to walk to the tube, restaurants and shops. Very clean room, lovely bathroom and they offer complimentry laundry facilities (washing and drying). Complimentary internet. A couple of comments for management to consider though: • We had to wait about 20 minutes and make two phone calls... More 

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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Address: 5 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2PL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: RM706 - RM1,139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — No 5 Doughty Street 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Lower floors of you have mobility or children with you and a lot of luggage!”
 of 5 bubbles travelledfrom0, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you have trouble climbing stairs or have heavy cases - ask for a ground floor unit. Number 3 was a one bedroom unit on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles frenchcomposer, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Ground floor has fewer steps, street-side lacks privacy, and will not be as warm. Upper floors will be quieter, have more privacy, but will have many stairs and will be hot due to 'chimney effect' of a building. Pick your poison.”
 of 5 bubbles seaskills, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you'll get a separate bedroom for two couples.”
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“Ask for a room on a lower floor, not sure if they would be cooler, but they would have less stairs to climb!!”
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