"Best budget hotel in inner London!"
I’ve stayed in many shoe-box hotels in London – over-priced and with an eerily claustrophobic or shifty feel – this hotel beats them all hands down in terms of value for money and enjoyability of the experience.
The hotel’s plus-points are as follows:
- for London, very big, spacious room (nicely decorated too with a comfortable bed)
- location within London – just round the corner from the Earl’s Court tube station – and an ideal base from which to explore the main sites of the city (also well-located for Paddington and King’s Cross stations as well as Heathrow airport)
- surrounding area – the hotel is in a quiet side-street but close to all manner of restaurants (e.g. Indian, Chinese, Thai, Western) catering to all budgets (KFC, Greggs and Starbucks can be found alongside fine-dining establishments). Several supermarkets (large and small) can be found in the area too. The general area is safe, clean and looks very pleasant.
- the staff – very polite and industrious (good to see Christians, Muslims, disabled and non-disabled people working so harmoniously together).
- the breakfast buffet – tasty, locally-sourced food and, for Western standards, a very wide selection consisting both of hot food (sausages, toast, scrambled egg) and cold food (cheese, yoghurt, jams, fruits, cereals, pastries). In other words, much more than the ‘continental breakfast’ advertised, which usually suggests a ‘croissant + coffee’.
- extraordinarily cheap, again, given that this is London!
Klem from Australia