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The Columbia

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Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Columbia

The Columbia

3 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
95-99 Lancaster Gate, London, England, W2 3NS

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHyde Park6 min walk
  • Popular LocationMarble Arch19 min walk
  • Popular LocationOxford Street19 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)39 min drive

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About this area

London

Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, The Columbia is in the city centre and near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, while Royal Albert Hall and Victoria and Albert Museum are cultural highlights. Natural History Museum and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transportation: Lancaster Gate Underground Station is 5 minutes on foot and Queensway Underground Station is 7 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Kensington Gardens - 1 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 6 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 14 min walk
  • Marble Arch - 19 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Lancaster Gate Underground Station - 5 min walk
  • London Paddington Station - 9 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 39 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bel Canto - 2 min walk
  • Sheila's Cafe - 3 min walk
  • The Mitre - 3 min walk
  • The Swan - 4 min walk
  • Nipa - 5 min walk

About this property

The Columbia

3-star London hotel in London City Centre, walk to Kensington Gardens
Along with a bar/lounge, this hotel has coffee/tea in a common area and meeting rooms. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 100 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, phones and desks. Change of towels is available on request
The Columbia offers 100 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and change of towels can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms 4

Outdoors

  • Garden

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Desk
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:30 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Dogs and cats welcome

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Columbia Hotel London
Columbia London
Columbia Hotel
The Columbia Hotel
The Columbia London
The Columbia Hotel London

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Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 206 out of 991 reviews
5 - Excellent 21%
Rating 4 - Good. 471 out of 991 reviews
4 - Good 48%
Rating 3 - Okay. 224 out of 991 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 69 out of 991 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 991 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
45th wedding anniverssary
excellent service quick check in friendly staff lovely old style hotel with loads of comfort,would certainly go again
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Spacious room , great bath tub, right next to Kensington Gardens and convenient to walk to Paddington Station and underground stations.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020