Dolphin Hotel

32-34 Norfolk Square, London, W2 1RS, United Kingdom
+44 207 402 4943

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based on 320 reviews
Dolphin Hotel - London, England, United Kingdom
Fri 1/15
Sat 1/16
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Value for money


Distance to city center

2.4 mi

Location rating


Nearest Airport

London Biggin Hill

Distance to airport

15.6 mi


Fri 1/15
Sat 1/16

Standard Rooms


Bed type
$69 per night

Double Rooms


Bed type
$67 per night




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  • Okay
    Jul 2016

    you get what you pay for

    The price for a private room in London is good. Location is decently close to attractive areas Soho, Westminster, etc... but not by walking distances.

    Rooms are ridiculous small, hellish stairways access to rooms, decoration and furniture is depressing, bed was uncomfortable (at least for me), paper walls you can hear everything from others rooms, the neighborhood paddington is dead no mayor tourists attractions by walking distance or parties or pubs or whatever everything is closed at 11:30pm or so... you will always have to take the bus and getting back is tricky since busses or tubes aren't stopping in Paddington at the time of writing this.

  • Good
    Jul 2015

    Great Location

    Location was great-very short walk to Paddington Station and on a great street overlooking the green. Staff was nice and helpful and accommodated us when we asked for a room change. 2nd room had a great little balcony overlooking the green.

    First room we were given was 4 floors up with no elevator- With or without suitcases it was way too much to do everyday. The room was way too small for 2 adults and had a bad smell. We asked for a change the next morning and the staff moved our bags to a new room when we got back for the day-much better size for 2 but the bathroom was teeny tiny.

  • Okay
    Jul 2015

    Dolphin visit in July 2015

    It was really close to Paddington Station, just around the block. It is on a beautiful little green in a nice part of town. SInce I had to get back to Heathrow on the Express Train early, it was really nice to be so close, especially since there was a transit strike. Room had a flat screen TV. The breakfast was okay.

    There was a tiny twin bed in the room, which was summer camp sized. Whatever the bed was on, it was squeaky. The shower/ bathroom was itsy bitsy and smelled of mildew or fungus. The room was about dormitory sized so really small. It was up 2 long steep flights of stairs, although the proprietor did off to help bring luggage up, if I needed it. Up and down the street there were other small hotels which offered rooms at less than half the price I paid. Really, this was a pension and the $107 charged for it was excessive.

  • Good
    Oct 2014

    The location is excellent, close to subway, parks, train station. The staff was good, the room was good enough for this kind of London hotel, the bathroom was so small that it was not easy to take a shower, but, again, it was expected in this kind of hotel. No elevator,bringing the luggage up the stairs was difficult. Breakfast was sufficiant: coffee, tea, juice, milk, cereal, toast. cheese, hard boiled eggs, biscuits, jam, butter. I would stay in this hotel again. A word of caution: I had booked with Dolphin Hotel 2 stays a week apart, but the first time they put me in a next door hotel Shakespear , it was not enjoyable, it smelled like cigarettes, we were on the 5th floor and the stairs were VERY difficult to manage, they were very steep and without handrails. The room was fine. The staff was good. I would not stay there again.

    The fact that I booked with Dolphin Hotel , but upon arrival was placed in a different hotel without notifying me in a advance or asking my permission, and that was not a good way of doing business in my opinion.

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Located in London (London City Centre), Dolphin Hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

7.3 Good

based on 320 reviews








Value for money

Check in

2:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM


Policies vary by room type and provider.


Free Wi-Fi
Electric kettle
Wake-up service
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Daily housekeeping
Family rooms
Safety deposit box
Cribs available
Fire extinguisher
Laundry facilities
Flat-screen TV
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Multi-lingual staff
Free toiletries
Photocopier service
Shared lounge/TV area
Room service
Smoke alarms
Hardwood or parquet floors
Contactless check-in/check-out
Tour desk
Face masks for guests available
Physical distancing in dining areas
Game room
Physical distancing rules
First-aid kit
Process in place to check health of guests
Key card access
CCTV in common areas
CCTV outside property
No smoking
Kid-friendly buffet
Body soap
Breakfast in the room
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
Tea/coffee maker
Cable or satellite TV
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
24-hour security
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Toilet paper
Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
City view
Towels/sheets (extra fee)
Delivered food is securely covered
Clothes rack
Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
Complimentary breakfast
Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Upper floors accessible by stairs
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Vending machine (drinks)
Vending machine (snacks)
Private bathroom
Walk-in shower
Wardrobe or closet
24hr front desk
Designated smoking area
Storage available

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