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The W14 Hotel & Bar Reviews

16-22 Gunterstone Road, West Kensington, London, England

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88%

Rating
243 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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91%

Great value for money, great room - very smart.


94%

Great find and very good value for money. More of a hotel than a hostel.

  • 16th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

The W14 exceeded my expectations and was a really good value stay in London

  • 15th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


57%

Check-in was cold and unfriendly, room was very small, neighbours noisy. But I guess that's what you get when you want to sleep affordable in London. The location is brilliant if you fly Heathrow.


100%

Very impressed with facilities and cleanliness.

  • 20th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Really good value for money, rooms were modern and clean and the beds were some of the most comfy I've ever laid on, great nights sleep.


100%

I really appreciated the room upgrade. My room was extremely very well appointed. While the building is undergoing renovations, the upside is it had no effect on the quality of the stay. I appreciate the helpfulness and friendliness of the staff, which added to the enjoyment of this facility. The location in London is excellent being handy to two underground stations in on a lovely street in West Kensington.


80%

The wifi in room is bad, but the breakfast is delicious!


74%

The wifi in room is bad, others are fine.


94%

Really enjoyed my stay and would definitely return again.


91%

Lovely staff always wiling to help out

  • 6th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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80%

The hotel is very close to West Kensington tube station (zone 2) with Sainsbury's supermarket nearby which is very good. It is located in an expensive residential area so it is quite safe even at night. The hotel itself is currently undergoing refurbishment so everything is new and clean. The shower is the best part of it. I would definitely recommend it.


74%

I WILL STAY AGAIN THANKS, JAMES IN IRELAND


77%

Since we visited the hostel during a period of general renovation the atmosphere and cleanliness were not at their best but the staff made sure to compensate for that and were really kind and helpful. I am certain that once the renovation is complete this will be one of the best places to stay in London.


51%

I was in this hostel a few days ago. Now there is uncomfortable situation. They repairs building inside and outside. Maybe after that this place will be great. Now there wasn't hot water in shower, from 7 am they drill and i couldn't sleep. Cleanliness in the bathroom left a lot to be desired. Location great, near to the center. On the corner is nice bar where you can drink something after 10 pm :-)

  • 24th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


49%

Found footsteps on the floor, stains on bed - I consider that not clean enough. Water did not come down correctly from the shower, consider repairing. Window had basically half-inch gaps - impossible to close. We had 10% discount because refurbishment was in progress - but it was not advertised on the site, so it came as a surprise - not good. Door was left open one day by cleaning personnel, found open on return - not safe.


51%

This is not a hotel it is a hostel and an ongoing buildingsite. The breakfast was OK but the breakfast room was VERY crammed, not big enough for the number of guests. Guests had to leave their chairs to let others in to their chair all the time. The staff was not helpful and had a negative attitude. The kitchen was a very sad place, very dirty, the pots and pans were hardly usable and there were no cutlery or glasses. During my 4 daysstay it was never cleaned and probably not for a long time.

  • 24th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


26%

please people! Sleeping in a nice and clean park is far better than this place. extremely rude stuff. Forget about the toilet and bath room because they were so disgusting that I went to the nearest restaurant to use their toilet instead. Construction site. spiders, insects. Don't go there even if you have to! If no decent place found, sleep in a bench in hyde park!


54%

The hostel is in full reconstruction at the moment. It is literally a bed to sleep in at night with a continental breakfast in the morning in the middle of a construction zone. You can tell the building is pretty old, bathrooms that are broken or out of order. There is also no lift, if you are on the third floor when your key doesn't work you have to hike up and down quite frequently. The hostel is just outside of zone 1 so you have to pay zone 2 prices to arrive by the tube.


43%

Well the whole building was under construction, loose electrical cords everywhere. One look at the kitchen and we decided to eat out.


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