West London

The Colonnade Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • Cosy Victorian hotel in Little Venice, near Regent’s Park & London Zoo
  • It's 20 minutes from the West End & Bond Street
  • Former home of Sigmund Freud
  • Free Wi-Fi & bottled water in the rooms

"A charmer in lovely Little Venice" -- Lonely Planet

50% (10 Member Ratings)

"A very pleasant, well-maintained hotel with character - and a lobby cat to match."
Elizabeth
11. Feb 2017
New York, NY, United States

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Map & Directions

The hotel is just around the corner from Warwick Avenue underground station, on the Bakerloo line. Heathrow Airport is 30 minutes from the hotel by taxi and rail -- take the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station, 15 minutes from the hotel. From Gatwick Airport, take a train to London Bridge, then the Jubilee line to Baker Street and the Bakerloo line to Warwick Avenue. London City Airport is 30 minutes from the hotel by taxi and the journey takes a little longer by DLR and underground train.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

"A charmer in lovely Little Venice" says Lonely Planet, The Colonnade is a cosy, Victorian hotel in a leafy neighbourhood. This is where Sigmund Freud lived after he first emigrated from Vienna in the 1940s and, despite the hotel’s grand townhouse décor, it still feels very much like a comfortable home-from-home.

Known for its picturesque canals, London’s Little Venice is a tranquil bolthole to the north of Hyde Park. It's an easy walk from the world-famous Lord’s Cricket Ground and London Zoo and the open-air theatre in Regent's Park (open seasonally). Notting Hill and Portobello Road Market are half an hour away on foot and the hotel makes a peaceful sanctuary after a day of exploring London's best shops and markets. Warwick Avenue tube station (on the Bakerloo line) is just around the corner, providing easy access to Bond Street and the West End in 20 minutes.

The hotel has a small restaurant for breakfast and serves traditional British fare all day until 10pm (think favourites such as bangers and mash and fish and chips). Afternoon tea is also available. In the evening, head for the elegant lounge, where there’s a classic Wedgwood fireplace and vintage port on offer.

Each room has been individually designed and features sumptuous fabrics and Victorian-era antiques. Duplex-style suites on the lower floor have soaring ceilings and four poster beds, but you may hear occasional rumbles from passing Underground trains. An original turn-of-the-century elevator delivers guests to the upper floors, where rooms have views over the residential rooftops and leafy trees. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and bottled water is provided in every room.

From the press:
  • "Tasteful fabrics and antiques evoke town-house living" -- Frommer's

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Off-street parking (fees apply)
  • Parking (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children under 5 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cot/crib available on request free of charge for children up to the age of 2. Extra bed available on request for children up to 16 and adults in the Deluxe Rooms: £50 per night. Charges will be added to your bill.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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50% Positive
(10 Member reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Colonnade over the past 15 months.
3.9 Ambiance
4.3 Location
3.3 Rooms
3.7 Quality of Service
3.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Afternoon tea was lovely.
Other Comments
The Breakfast
Jacqueline 15. Feb 2017 Cranleigh, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
A very pleasant, well-maintained hotel with character - and a lobby cat to match.
Other Comments
The staff, though always friendly, seemed in short supply.
Elizabeth 11. Feb 2017 New York, NY, United States
Enjoyed Most
Friendly staff
Other Comments
Room extremely small as was the bathroom (tiny) and neither were particularly clean. Afternoon tea contained Brown jam that tested of burn (they said it was homemade) and breakfast _fruit or yoghurt but can't have both! Very limited. We were not offered upgrade or late checkout
Stephen 25. Jul 2016 Gosport, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The Colonnade Hotel is in a beautiful residential position close to Little Venice and Warwick Avenue Tube Station.
Other Comments
Staff are very friendly and hotel is very quaint.
Lisa 25. Jul 2016 Essex, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Quiet and peaceful. Very convenient for tube.
Other Comments
On reduced deal allocated attic room. OK but small.
Paul 18. Jun 2016 Norwich, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The historic building is beautiful. The staff are very helpful and immediately resolved the problem of the smell of drains in our room by moving us to the only other room available, which was lovely. The location was perfect for us and it was very quiet overnight. The service is very good.
Other Comments
The breakfast is continental and requires guests to order what is required from one of the two waiters. Resulting in you being provided with what you are given rather than what you might choose, e.g. yoghurt flavour, the amount of toast - more than I would have wanted. A basketful of Danish pastries - very nice but more than I would have chosen myself. The jams offered were miniature pots, 5 out of 6 were honey, the sixth a red/black jam of indeterminate flavour. Most of the pots were not sealed and had had their labels removed, suggesting that the pots are refilled, but no idea why? The room was an upgrade but was very dark and cold, a member of staff was unable to change the setting and explained the porter was currently on sick leave. After coming back to the hotel in the evening the room smelt of "drains" and a request was made to change rooms, which was immediately managed to our satisfaction, but I suspect the foul smell could have been a long standing problem.
Chris 20. Apr 2016 Christchurch, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The location
Caroline 22. Mar 2016 Cambridge , United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Friendly welcoming staff and very clean.
Ceri 25. Feb 2016 Grays, United Kingdom
Other Comments
no room upgrade no early check in or late check out
deepa 23. Dec 2015 Uxbridge, United Kingdom

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