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58 out of 100

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Royal Lancaster London

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9.0

Excellent (6,537 ratings)

City of Westminster, United Kingdom - 

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140 m Hyde Park

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1.05 km Marble Arch

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1.26 km Royal Albert Hall

Hotel Overview

Royal Lancaster London is an iconic hotel known for its high-quality accommodation and excellent service. Based on user reviews, this hotel has garnered praise for its prime location, stunning views, and exceptional customer service. However, there are also areas where guests feel improvements could be made.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Atmosphere

Cleanliness

  1. Exceptional Service: Staff are noted for being exceptionally attentive and helpful, making guests feel well-cared for.
  2. Prime Location: Its central location is lauded for offering easy access to local attractions and transport links.
  3. Stunning Views: Many guests highlight the breathtaking views of the surrounding area from their rooms.
  4. Quality Breakfast: The breakfast offering is frequently commended for its variety and quality.
  5. Modern Amenities: The hotel's amenities, including its fitness center and rooms with modern facilities, receive high praise.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noisy Rooms: Some guests mention that rooms facing busy roads can be quite noisy, making it hard to get a good night’s sleep.
  2. Pricey: Many feel that the hotel, including the dining options and room rates, can be quite expensive.
  3. Occasional Maintenance Issues: A few reviews point to occasional maintenance problems within the rooms, like air conditioning not working properly.
  4. Slightly Outdated Decor: Some guests feel that certain areas of the hotel, despite overall modern amenities, have decor that could use an update.
  5. Slow Elevators: There are mentions of the elevators being slow, especially during busy periods, causing inconvenience.

Amenities

Babysitting

Babysitting

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Free WiFi

Parking available

Parking available

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Laundry

Laundry

Pet friendly

Gym

Gym

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Total 6,537 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.0

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9.2

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booking

5,556 Reviews

9.0 / 10

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expedia

981 Reviews

9.2 / 10

Reviews

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

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Location was mentioned 387 times

1% Negative91% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Atasha Jordan3 months ago
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The hotel is in a fantastic location, specially if you’re in town for a quick visit and want to be close to a lot of sites. The view of Hyde park and the city is 😍😍 the rooms are really small tho. We got an upgraded room and it was still quite small. I did appreciate the great attention to design and cleanliness of the hotel. Overall, would possibly return but would consider looking at other options.

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Tom L3 months ago

My fiancé and I enjoyed an amazing stay at The Royal Lancaster. Sally and her fantastic staff provided a warm welcome and we immediately felt at home. We were recommended to book a table at Nipa Thai and we were so glad we did. The authentic Thai food was the best we have had. Highly recommend booking a table! The rooms were immaculate and the views over Hyde Park and the City were amazing. The proximity to Oxford Street is great for shoppers and its well worth exploring the local streets to find some classic London pubs and cafes around Connaught Village. Thanks to everyone at the Royal Lancaster for making our stay a memorable one. Highly recommended.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 411

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Number of floors 18

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Number of buildings/towers 1

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

13

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66

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30

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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4K online movies

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Hyde Park

140 m

Marble Arch

1.05 km

Royal Albert Hall

1.26 km

Oxford Street

2 km

Buckingham Palace

3 km

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Getting around

Lancaster Gate Underground Station

140 m

London Paddington Station

420 m

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Airports Nearby

Heathrow Airport (LHR)

23.5 km

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Restaurants

Italian Gardens Café

210 m

The Pride of Paddington

350 m

The Bear

280 m

Nipa

140 m

The Swan

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

65 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

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City of Westminster safety index

Safety

Crime

58

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

58 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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49

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Physical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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57

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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53

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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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63

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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 City of Westminster

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Precipitation In City of Westminster

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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 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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