Dolphin Hotel - London

32-34 Norfolk Square, Paddington, London, United Kingdom, W2 1RS  show map
 2 stars
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Dolphin Hotel - London

 Free Wi-Fi
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs/Baby cots

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Dolphin is a charming 2-star hotel set close to Up at The O2, Big Ben and Trafalgar Square. Offering accommodation in a 4-story building, Dolphin Hotel has been hosting guests since 1850 and features Victorian architecture.

Dolphin Hotel is also located near Hyde Park, Lord's Cricket Ground and Kensington Gardens. The center of London is 4 km away from the venue.

Within walking distance of Lambeth district with pubs and golf courses.

The venue is notable for the quiet location within a 20-minute drive to London City airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 25 rooms featuring Standard Family Twin Room, Superior Quadruple Room and Standard Quadruple Room with a laptop safe, wireless internet, coffee/tea makers, ironing facilities and TV with satellite channels. Guests will enjoy a view of Hyde Park and Hyde Park Kensington Gardens from their rooms. They also have an electric kettle and a small fridge available for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

A generous breakfast is served every morning. The bakery Bonne Bouche is around 100 meters away.

Services

Helpful staff provides guests with laundry, 24-hour reception and housekeeping.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   25.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Business services
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Park view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

32-34 Norfolk Square, Paddington, London, United Kingdom, W2 1RS

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City Center
  • London
    3.5 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    200 m
Underground stations
  • Paddington (H&C)
    500 m
  • Paddington (Circle & Bakerloo)
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    1.1 km
Restaurants
  • San Marco Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
    90 m
  • Bonne Bouche
    70 m
Parks
  • Paddington Green and St. Mary's Churchyard
    520 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    25

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Rooms and availability

Dolphin photos Room
Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 15 m²
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Double room

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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 3 Single beds
    Size: 24 m²
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    TRIPLE STANDARD

    Room facilities
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      Standard Quadruple Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
      Size: 25 m²
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      Quadruple Standard

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        Standard Family Room
        Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
        Size: 26 m²
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        Family Room Standard

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          Superior Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or Twin beds
          Size: 18 m²
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          Double room

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            Dolphin photos Room
            Superior Triple Room
            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
            Size: 24 m²
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              Superior Quadruple Room
              Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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                How to reach hotel

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                Hotel Address:

                32-34 Norfolk Square, Paddington, London, United Kingdom, W2 1RS

                Get directions
                City Center
                • London
                  3.5 km
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Paddington Station
                  200 m
                Underground stations
                • Paddington (H&C)
                  500 m
                • Paddington (Circle & Bakerloo)
                  500 m
                • Bus stop
                  1.1 km
                Restaurants
                • San Marco Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
                  90 m
                • Bonne Bouche
                  70 m
                Parks
                • Paddington Green and St. Mary's Churchyard
                  520 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  25

                Hotel Awards

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                Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Indar Pasricha Fine Arts - 400 m
                • Bayswater - 500 m
                • London Planetarium - 600 m

                Places of interest

                • Cleveland Square & Gardens - 600 m
                • The Windsor Castle - 600 m

                Train stations

                Amusement

                • Quicksilver - 400 m
                • The Reel Time - 400 m

                Museums

                • Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum - 100 m

                Parks

                • Mile End Park and Arts Pavilion - 500 m

                Galleries

                • The Park Gallery - 400 m
                • Mark Gallery - 500 m
                • Light Gallery - 500 m

                Underground stations

                Local attractions

                • Wallace Collection - 1.5 km
                  Hertford House, London
                • Royal Academy of Music Museum - 1.6 km
                  Marylebone Road, London
                • Harrods - 2.0 km
                  87-135 Brompton Road, London
                • Kensington Palace - 1.6 km
                  The Broad Walk, London
                • Regent's Park - 1.9 km
                  The Store Yard, London

                Near the hotel

                • Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum - 120 m
                  St Mary's Hospital, London
                • Paddington Green and St. Mary's Churchyard - 520 m
                  Church Yard Walk, London
                • Kensington Gardens - 820 m
                  The Magazine Storeyard, London
                • Little Venice - 900 m
                  Regent's park, London
                • Rolling Bridge - 300 m
                  Paddington Basin, London
                • Grosvenor Victoria Casino - 530 m
                  150 - 162 Edgeware Road, London
                • Regents Canal - 890 m
                  42 Blomfield Road, London

                Restaurants nearby

                • San Marco Ristorante - 90 m

                  Address: 10 London Street
                  Phone: 020 7724 3673

                  73% likes this, based on 152 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                • Mimos Cafe Bar - 110 m

                  Address: 19 London St
                  Phone: +44 20 77067175

                  70% likes this, based on 152 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                • La Taaza - 70 m

                  Address: 143 Praed St, Paddington, W2 1RL

                  81% likes this, based on 11 reviews
                  Cuisine: British

                • Bonne Bouche - 70 m

                  Address: 129 Praed Street
                  Phone: 020 7724 5784

                  78% likes this, based on 44 reviews

                • London Street Brasserie - Paddington - 110 m

                  Address: 16 London Street
                  Phone: 020 7706 6555

                  50% likes this, based on 129 reviews
                  Cuisine: International, British
                  Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 32

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  25

                Hotel Awards

                UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonDolphin

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                Dolphin Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Dolphin

                Average guest rating

                6.2out of 10
                Good
                Based on 41 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Location
                9.3
                Value
                9.3
                Rooms
                5.3
                Service
                8.7

                Guest reviews

                • Family with children
                  7.4

                  The heating system is good and fully on for the whole of my stay

                  Bath room should be provided with small bucket for muslim guest

                • Single
                  6.6

                  Location

                  No lift(third floor without lift with the luggage it's not so nice) . Noise from other rooms.No hot water.

                • Older travelers
                  7.8

                  Staff, position, convenience, easy transport.

                  Insufficient ventilation in the bathroom has resulted in a stale smell. The grouting of the tiles was discoloured, which could be improved simplt using Dettol mould remover which is sold in a green bottle for less than £3. The beds were in need of renewal as you could feel the structure, but we slept all right.

                • Older travelers
                  7.4

                  It was a normal hotel for travelling

                  The Nigth Lamp lights didn t work and they did not fix them

                • Family with children
                  5.4

                  No left in the hotel and very small toilet

                • Single
                  5.4

                  I booked the hotel via the smokers-united website, but it turned out to be a non-smoking hotel so I stayed elsewhere and won't be back.

                • Single
                  7.4

                  The location was very good, a few minutes walk from Paddington Station. The room was clean, each staff I spoke with did not display the typical "I hate my job, I don't care" attitude that is so typical in other places in the area...they were quite friendly and helpful.

                  No elevator and the stairs were long and narrow...an elderly person would not make it. Very low water pressure up on the 4th floor in the tap and shower...I Had to use the shower head to fill the toilet tank in order to flush. Otherwise the facilities were brand new and very clean. It was overpriced (due to it being London Marathon weekend perhaps?).

                • Single
                  9.6

                  It provided a clean and comfortable single room and a decent breakfast at a budget price. The staff were freindly and helpful.

                • Family with children
                  5.8

                  Nice personal and helpfull. Frukost personal very nice

                  the beds are not confortable att all, I couldn´t sleep att all, they make sounds and move. You have to bring with you your own schampoo, For 5 persons family who stay 5 days we just got 2 små soap. The breakfast is good but lite and allways the same.

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  The receptionist - she was charming

                  the breakfast was disappointing - poor quality food - coffee machine broken - staff though were helpful

                • Single
                  5.4

                  Good location close to Paddington Stationa and Tube

                  A tired hotel hotel in need of some TLC!

                • Family with children
                  7.8

                  Room for 5 in good location with breakfast included at reasonable price

                  Lock on door a bit erratic

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Dolphin Hotel - London London location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                32-34 Norfolk Square, Paddington, London, United Kingdom, W2 1RS

                Get directions
                City Center
                • London
                  3.5 km
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Paddington Station
                  200 m
                Underground stations
                • Paddington (H&C)
                  500 m
                • Paddington (Circle & Bakerloo)
                  500 m
                • Bus stop
                  1.1 km
                Restaurants
                • San Marco Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
                  90 m
                • Bonne Bouche
                  70 m
                Parks
                • Paddington Green and St. Mary's Churchyard
                  520 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  25

                Hotel Awards

                UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonDolphin

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

                Use Badge