Comfort Inn Vauxhall
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Nice place to stay
We stayed at this hotel and we didn't regret it. Actually, we had previously booked at the Park hotel but when we read the terrible criticisms about this hotel, we decided to change to go to Comfort Inn Vauxhall thanks to "Tripadvisor" and I must confess that these criticisms about Comfort Inn are rather reliable.
The room was spacious and clean. It was cleaned every day and we had a lot of space in the bathroom. I would advise to ask a room giving onto the car park; this side is really quite. We would not recommend the breakfast because of little choice for $5,95 maybe we can try the coffee shop next to the restaurant; it's probably cheaper.
Anyway, we paid 92 pounds for one night and for a double room. We enjoyed staying there.
Really liked it
Spent 4 days there in November. Nice bright and clean rooms, very modern and creatively furnished, not you boring "run of the mill" hotel room. Good work surface (Sadly, no high speed internet. This would seem appropriate in such a modern facility!)
The staff was very pleasant and helpful, and the neighborhhod is very diverse: offering many tasty and inexpensive casual food choices. You're not far from train stations and it's fairly priced (for London).
I Plan to stay there again soon.
Good for the price
My husband and I stayed at the Comfort Inn, Vauxhall twice during our trip to the UK in June/July 2004. Our first trip, the room was a little small, but it was clean, and had an ensuite bathroom (which is more, apparently, than can be said for some hotels in Europe.) The shower in the bathroom, however, had no stall. It was just a showerhead with a curtain. The water was all over the bathroom floor after getting ready in the morning. It was a little less than I had hoped for. There was no air conditioning, but there was a ceiling fan, and the windows opened. (Sidewalk noise, as we were on the first floor, was existent, but not overwhelming.)
The return trip (which we had booked pre-vacation) was a completely different story. The room was larger than the first, and the bathroom was "normal" by American standards. (An actual shower stall...I was so relieved!) On our first trip, there were some workmen in and out of the hotel...possibly in the process of remodeling the rooms? (We could have gotten a room pre-remodel?)
On both trips, the breakfast was complimentary with the cost of the room, but I don't think this is a guarantee for all rooms. It was a typical continental breakfast...cereal, toast, croissants, coffee, etc. But the hotel was in the process of opening what looked to be a diner next door to the room where breakfast was served. I'm guessing it should be open now.
All in all, we would stay there again. It is conveniently located to the London Underground (a few blocks from the Vauxhall station), and the staff is friendly and very helpful when we needed to store our luggage before checkin/after checkout.
(BTW...if you like to eat cheaply...there's a Sainsbury's grocery store just a couple blocks from the hotel!)
It was OK
Bright decor? That's an understatement! The room almost didn't need lights. Walls are BRIGHT ORANGE. We went in June 2003 during a heat spell, and the hotel rooms have no A/C. But the ceiling fan (definitely the ugliest one I have ever seen) was a lifesaver. The price for 4 people in the room was about L100, which I think is not to bad for London in the summer. Conveinient to the Underground as well. Not a lot of places to eat around the hotel, but the breakfast was adequate to get going. The staff was good, and used to storing luggage from travelers that get there before check-in.
Stayed four nights in mid December. Had a very hard time finding a quad room in London. Was initially dismayed when we checked in - the furniture in the lobby was dirty and stained. The room however was fine - albeit spartan. Two single beds and one double. The bathroom was small but adequate. Room was quite clean. Breakfast was convenient - cereal, toast, beans, hard boiled eggs, juice, hot drinks - adequate - nothing special. Coin operated computer available. If you just need a place to sleep this place is fine. We paid L99 a night for four people.
A good clean hotel
We stayed for 5 days before Christmas using 2 rooms for a family of 4.
Rooms were clean and staff courteous. Continental breakfast was quite acceptable. A bit of a walk to the Vauxhall tube station (5-8 minutes), but then quick links to all of the attractions of London. Offers good value for the money as I couldn't ifnd anything comparable at the price.
We stayed at the Comfort Inn Vauxhall in March 2003 and we very pleased with the hotel. The reception staff were very helpful and friendly. Our twin room was small (that's Europe), but clean and stylish. The bathroom included a shower, no tub. We had no issues with hot water.
The bus was right across the street from the hotel. We rarely spent any time waiting for the bus, which took us to the Vauxhall tube station.
The hotel was well worth the money and we would definitely stay there again.
Vauxhall: The real London
We stayed at the Comfort Inn, Vauxhall the week of Christmas/New Years.
Our family of 4 was abit cramped in a family room but the bathroom was huge! A bit of advice: ask for a room away from busy S. Lambeth St.
side. We enjoyed the varied continental breakfast items. The bus stop is just outside the front door and it is a short walk to Victoria rail/tube station. After searching the internet for 6 months we decided on a major chain motel because they could guarantee us a non-smoking room. Internet service is available in the lobby 23 hrs./day. London is not cheap but for $ 117/night this fit our budget well.
Good value for London
We had two stays here. One room was larger than the other, but both were good-sized, particularly for London. The building is quite new (built around 2000) and bright. It's not a touristy area, but a residential neighborhood, and there are numerous inexpensive Portuguese restaurants nearby. The tube is about 4 blocks away. The bus is right outside the door, and very convenient. Everything was in good working order. This location just south of the Thames is actually quite convenient to Victoria Station and thus Gatwick Airport as well.
Finding an inexpensive, nice hotel in London is not always easy - you can feel confident of good quality here.
Good value for the money
We visited London and stayed at the hotel mid October. It's already cold in London, so no AC in the room was not a problem at all. The property itself is relatively new and modern. The room is large enough for a hotel in London. Bed is comfortable and the lighting is smartly designed. The bathroom is basic, a shower, no tub, but the hot water is available any time.
Another advantage is the location. The hotel is close to the bus stop.
You can take Bus no 2 or 88 from there, and go to many places of interest with it.
The only 'annoying' thing, which probably is typical London hotel, was that they didn't allow us to check in before 2 pm. We arrived at LHR in the morning, so we had to wait for several hours. But they provide luggage storage for their guests.
Overall, this hotel is good for tourists, plus we got good price from internet (USD 125 per night nett-believe me, it's cheap for London hotel!). We were satisfied with our stay.
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