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Reviewed 21 April 2008

For the rate of about 55 pounds a night for a private bath we were not expecting much. However, the toilet barely worked, forcing us to use the one downstairs. The floor was dirty and there were some disgusting stains on the sheets. It was not possible to adjust the heat in the rooms and the front desk would not...

1Thank mlaffer
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2008

I first heard of the Boka on my last morning in Wales, leaving for London as last leg of my big trip to the centre of the universe. My friends husband and I spent the morning trawling the internet to find good accomodation at low to reasonable pricing ie... budget. The blurb online was encouraging, as was the street photo...

1Thank mzmercerdes
Reviewed 18 March 2007

We weren´t expecting much for the price but nothing could have prepared us for what met our eyes. To begin with the manager wanted us to pay in cash even though it said clearly online that they accepted creditcards! We had to ask for towels and our TV was broken. Our room was on the ground floor next to the...

3Thank karen80
BokaLondon, Admin Manager at Boka Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry to have read of your problems when staying at the hotel. Like many of the other unhappy reviews these have happened quite some time in the past. We note from your review that although you posted the review in March 2007 you stayed at the hotel in May 2005 . I can assure you that now nearly...

Reviewed 13 September 2006

DO NOT stay here! It is filthy. We watched a very sick mouse die in out mould infested dirty shower (that was in the corner of our room - not separate!!). I told reception and they gave me a towel to pick it up in!!! The restaurant is filthy too. We were offered breakfast as part of the package, but...

2Thank jojoooshka
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2006

We had a horrific but hilarious night at the Boka. My suspicions about the quality of this hotel were raised when we (there were 3 of us) had to step over the various people sitting on the reception floor drinking whisky & eating lychees. I think they were 'staff' but could have lived there. Our room alledgedly had en-suite seperated...

5Thank Dukla
Reviewed 22 May 2006

I cant understand why people are criticising Boka Hotel. The cost of staying at the hotel per night was reasonable, considering the locality of the hotel. I was impressed with the room. The bedroom was clean and the friendliness of the staff was excellent. Ive stayed at Boka Hotel 3 times and have never been disappointed. The Boka Hotel's website...

3Thank SarahSwansea
Reviewed 20 March 2006

The boka hotel is well known in the area, and generally the price marketed to on line booking travellers is very different from its 'market rate' needless to say, it 's better sleeping rough, pop into a fast food in the mornig, avaiding so the poisonous breakfat, to start. not worth the on line prices, nobody would coin into it

6Thank mizt
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2005

If you choose to stay here - - well just don't! If you are forced to stay here, then be sure to take your bug spray, some bedding to replace the worn out and shredded stuff supplied, a shelf of Dictionaries to assist translation into a variety of foreign languages to communicate with the other guests, and finally some more...

5Thank AberBur
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Boka Hotel is centrally located and convenient for travelling to many places of interest such as the West End with its shopping , theatres and nightlife, Knightsbridge with its smaller boutiques along with Harvey Nichols and Harrods , South Kensington and the Natural History, Science and Victoria and Albert Museums and High Street Kensington for Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace and Royal Albert Hall leading on to Hyde Park . The hotel itself is a budget hotel located in a residential street in the Earls Court area of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, adjacent to the Earls Court Exhibition Centre. The Hotel comprises of three former London town houses built in the 1800's and comprises a mix of room types including some mezzanine style beds on split level rooms to give the customer some more space . To get to the hotel the closest station is Earls Court on the District and Piccadilly lines the Piccadilly Line running into the West End in about ten minutes or all the terminals at Heathrow in about 35 to 45 minutes , take the exit marked Warwick Road and then turn left out of the exit and the first road on the right for the hotel . A shuttle runs from Gatwick to West Brompton just round the corner from the hotel or you can take a mainline train from Gatwick to West Brompton. The hotel does not have a car park and car parking is very difficult in central London but there are pay and display meters and pay car parks close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boka Hotel

Address: 33-37 Eardley Crescent, London SW5 9JT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range: RM343 - RM752 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Boka Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“It is a budget hotel with nice, refurbished rooms and less nice rooms. Book directly with the hotel and ask, and you will have a good stay.”
 of 5 bubbles LizaLaTiza, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Dont get a room on the back as they are rebuilding the Earls Court Convention Center”
 of 5 bubbles VisaLady, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Mezzanine rooms on 1st floor are great for those travelling with kids.”
 of 5 bubbles Echidna-123, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“Request a non smoking room at the back of the hotel when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles RaymondJS, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you are expecting 4 or 5 star service, this isn't the place for you. But it is clean with an excellent location.”
 of 5 bubbles FrankGalletti, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
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