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Brownsville, Vermont
Reviewed 19 May 2012

My wife and I needed a place to stay in London for two nights at the end of our trip in the UK last week. We found the Cardiff Hotel on laterooms.com and it had vacancies and was near the Paddington train station; making it an easy jump to Heathrow. Because of the third-party booking, I think we got a...

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London
Reviewed 14 May 2012

it's a good place to stay in London for few days. The room was clean . It is near the underground Paddington, so you can go everywhere easily

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2012

I stayed in this hotel for 3 nights over the bank holiday weekend and would have no hesitation in making another booking. It is practically across the road from Paddington station. There are some renovation works going on but these did not affect my stay. Room had all necessary mod-cons and even a selection of herbal teas! Bathroom very small...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2012

I have stayed at other hotels in the immediate area which were a comparable price, but this one came recommended (albeit from 6 years ago) so I decided to give it a try. Please note though - this review is about the room we stayed in - Room 7. I would hope that other rooms are better, as there are...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2012

This hotel is s conveniently located, within walking distance of Paddington Station and the Heathrow Rail Link. I stayed there for 7 days and called it 'my home away from home.' The staff were very friendly and helpful. As already noted, this hotel does not have a lift and all material clearly states this. My room, a single room was...

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2012

We stayed here in November everyone was friendly, rooms were maybe a bit basic and needing update but clean and it is only somewhere to place your head! Breakfast was nice and a good start to the day. location was great just a stones through from the tube and you could easily walk into town. All in all good location...

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Vienna
Reviewed 25 April 2012

first the plus side: price for the rooms was very attractive. free wlan was very useful or online check-in or buying tickets via internet. the staff was totally friendly and very helpful with everything. really a bunch of very nice persons. also breakfast was very good! the minus: rooms are very small. one of the beds in our triple room...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 10 April 2012

When I was staying here I decided it was exactly how I would do a cheap hotel! They did the things I find important as well as any other hotel (eg. clean room, comfortable bed, everything in working order, helpful staff) but cut back on the things I don't care about (eg. room size, shared bathrooms, modern decorating). So you...

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Reviewed 6 April 2012

We've just returned from a short family trip to see the sights of London and enjoyed a pleasant stay at the Cardiff hotel. Daily room service meant everything was clean and tidy. Breakfast was nice with decent choice - Cooked English, Cereals, Yogurt, Fruit, Juice etc... and staff were friendly and nice. This is a no frills place reflected by...

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North Devon
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Stayed here for a weekend with my daughter. Great location, very convenient for tubes and train station. Found the staff very friendly and helpful. The room, though basic, was very clean and comfortable. Beds comfy and sheets crisp and clean. En-suite was spotless, although tiny, more like a cupboard. The shower was snug to say the least, but the water...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Cardiff Hotel

Address: 5-9 Norfolk Square | Hyde Park, London W2 1RU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: RM476 - RM1,268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardiff Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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Alexandria, Egypt
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“Avoid the basement rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 76Vesna, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No lift, choose ground floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ElaTraveller77, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 16 - top floor with no lift so lots of stairs! Two lower floor rooms had no view at all.”
 of 5 bubbles Django987, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request a room on ground floor if you have mobility problems.”
 of 5 bubbles Holidaygirl53, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Close to the reception no lift there.-”
 of 5 bubbles christinecO5218WN, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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