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Safety index

62 out of 100

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Howard Winchester Hotel

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7.4

Fair (4,421 ratings)

London, United Kingdom - 

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2 km The British Museum

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3 km Leicester Square

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3 km Oxford Street

Hotel Overview

Howard Winchester Hotel in London, based on user reviews, is a hotel that caters to a variety of travelers. The hotel's location and services offer guests a convenient and comfortable stay, though there are areas that could be improved for enhanced guest satisfaction.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Service

Cleanliness

  1. Excellent Location: Situated in a prime area, the hotel provides easy access to local attractions and public transportation.
  2. Helpful Staff: Guests have reported that the hotel staff is friendly and willing to assist with their needs.
  3. Good Value: Many reviewers find the hotel to be reasonably priced considering its location and services.
  4. Comfortable Beds: The beds and bedding are frequently mentioned as comfortable, contributing to a good night's sleep.
  5. Cleanliness: The cleanliness of the rooms and communal areas is generally praised by guests.
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Area for improvement

Bathroom

Accessibility

Kitchen

  1. Outdated Decor: A common critique is that the hotel's appearance and furnishings appear old and in need of an update.
  2. Noisy Environment: Some guests report that noise from the street or other rooms can be disruptive to their stay.
  3. Limited Amenities: The hotel is noted for having fewer amenities compared to others, which some guests find inconvenient.
  4. Small Room Size: A number of reviews mention that the rooms, particularly bathrooms, are smaller than expected.
  5. WiFi Connectivity Issues: Problems with the WiFi connection, including speed and reliability, have been a concern for guests.

Amenities

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Housekeeping

24/7 front desk

24/7 front desk

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

No onsite parking available

24-hour front desk

Luggage storage

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Score icon7.4

RateScore

Total 4,421 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.7

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7.9

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7.4

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3.6/5

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3.0/5

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agoda

23 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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booking

2,349 Reviews

7.9 / 10

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expedia

901 Reviews

7.4 / 10

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google

429 Reviews

3.6 / 5

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tripadvisor

719 Reviews

3.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property was mentioned 120 times

38% Negative47% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Jess Stacey6 years ago
4/5Google icon

Stayed here for 4 nights and there are so many reasons to love this place. As a 26 year old female travelling alone I was concerned about staying somewhere convenient and safe but not too expensive. This hotel had friendly staff, 24hr reception, is a secure building in an excellent location, had very clean rooms and bathrooms, and it was even suprisingly quiet considering proximity to King's Cross. My room overlooked a courtyard and had a lovely fresh breeze through the open windows. Need to book well in advance though it books out very early (approx 6-8 weeks). No elevator and small rooms not uncommon in older smaller buildings, only thing I would say is the room did get quite warm without the window open, so overnight I would have liked a small fan or something. Highly recommend

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Alan Lai6 years ago
3/5Google icon

Small room, old building, nothing provided

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 48

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

14

Download

63

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32

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

The British Museum

2 km

Leicester Square

3 km

Oxford Street

3 km

Covent Garden Market

3 km

St. Paul's Cathedral

3 km

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Getting around

London (QQK-King's Cross Train Station)

210 m

King's Cross & St. Pancras Underground Station

280 m

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Airports Nearby

Heathrow Airport (LHR)

28.5 km

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Restaurants

McDonald's

210 m

Nando's

350 m

Burger King

140 m

Indian Lounge

140 m

The Rooftop at the Standard

140 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

65 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

Unsafe

London safety index

Safety

Crime

62

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

62 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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54

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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63

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

lowhigh

59

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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76

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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69

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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50

54

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

54 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

58

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Mugging or robbery  57/100

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Car theft  43/100

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Car break-ins  50/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  54/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  40/100

Other crime severity

High

63

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Insult or harassment in public  54/100

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Corruption or bribery  38/100

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Drug problem  62/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $2.3

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Coffee

$2.9 - $7.6

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $3.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$16.2 - $38.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $5.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$57.9 - $162

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.1 - $17.4

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.1 - $11.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.5 - $3.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$138.9 - $309

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.6 - $35.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$28.9 - $115.7

Weather In London

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.512

PM1023

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets

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