Shakespeare Hotel

22-28 Norfolk Square, London, W2 1RS, United Kingdom
+44 207 402 4646

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6.9

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based on 1,642 reviews
Shakespeare Hotel - London, England, United Kingdom
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Good to know

Distance to city center 2.4 mi
Location rating 9.4
Nearest Airport London Biggin Hill
Distance to airport 15.6 mi

Rooms

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Double Rooms

$93+

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$93 per night

Standard Rooms

$92+

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$121 per night
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$187 per night
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Superior Rooms

$104+

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$155 per night

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close to paddington in 132 reviews
comfortable bed in 19 reviews
croissant dry in 8 reviews
difficult carrying in 8 reviews
disrupting sleep in 4 reviews
good breakfast in 117 reviews
good value in 23 reviews
great location in 159 reviews
heavy luggage in 20 reviews
hot summer in 6 reviews
room was very small in 214 reviews
staff were friendly in 88 reviews
stairs were very narrow in 22 reviews
typical london in 23 reviews
underground trains in 12 reviews
walk to paddington station in 65 reviews
  • Good
    Jul 2019
    6.8

    Location is great, breakfast was good.

    My single room was cramped and weirdly laid out with the shower and toilet on either side of the front door. Very basic but strange. Importantly, traveling as a single, I felt safe. I had joked to friends that the hotel was so close to Paddington Station that I might hear the trains. Well, it was no joke! I did hear the trains rumbling below, but as a former New Yorker, I was able to sleep through them.

  • Good
    Jul 2019
    7.0

    Location, inside 10min walk from Paddington Station, less than 15min walk from Hyde Park. Breakfast a self service mainly a continental style, though scrambled & Boiled eggs are available. Our room was at the front overlooking a very peasant park.

    This is London so it's going to be expensive for what it is, though this is in the 'more affordable' bracket; it's going to be a compromise. Several items in need of repair, TLC and maintenance, but expense and enthusiasm are both on a budget. The affordability attracts the lower end of the market.

  • Okay
    Jul 2019
    5.5

    Room was basic and sufficient for a maximum of couple of days stay. Great location for tourists, close to tube, railway station and restaurants.

    There is no elevator, narrow staircase and hardly any pressure in the shower.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    8.8

    The staff were friendly and helpful. Room very clean.

    We were in room 814, the walls paper thin, it felt like the other guests were in our room! Breakfast was very poor, cold toast, no pastries, jam that did not taste like jam.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    9.3

    Room was a great size, clean and well design (,lots of plugs etc). Only two issues: 4th floor us up several narrow and steep flights of stairs. No help was offered, I didnt ask as I didn't know. Water from tap is not potable (drinkable) despite this being London in 2019.

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About

Overview

A stay at Shakespeare Hotel places you in the heart of London, within a 10-minute walk of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, express check-in, and express check-out.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

6.9 Good

based on 1,642 reviews

9.4

Location

8.0

Service

2.3

Comfort

1.8

Amenities

Things to Know

  • Train station is close

Check in

2:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Game room
No smoking
24hr front desk
Safe
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Express check out
Cable or satellite TV
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Hairdryer

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Hyde Park 0.6 mi
  • Science Museum 1.3 mi
  • Natural History Museum 1.3 mi
  • Notting Hill 1.3 mi
  • Victoria and Albert Museum 1.3 mi
  • St James's Palace 1.7 mi

About the Neighborhood

Westminster is known for: touristy, political epicenter, royalty

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Getting Around

London City 9.6 mi
London Heathrow 12.6 mi
London-Paddington 327 yd
London Marylebone, Greater London 0.7 mi

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