Rafayel on the Left Bank

34 Lombard Rd, London SW11 3RF GB
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5.0 Star property In London (Battersea)
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05/06/2021 - 05/07/2021
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Summary of verified reviews

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good wellness hotel. Great location."

WiFi

85/100
28 reviews

"Good internet service. Average wifi quality."

Location

79/100
196 reviews

"Great location. Close to public transport and the train." Good sightseeing nearby, but far from downtown. Decent, but pricey, parking.

Room

73/100
519 reviews

"Relatively clean, spacious rooms with great views." Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Badly maintained rooms with poor air conditioning, televisions, and furniture. Shower was ok. Acceptable minibar.

Service

66/100
361 reviews

"General service, restaurant service and reception are decent." Good enough management and very friendly staff. Good shuttle service. Room service is perfect. Booking process should be better organized.

Breakfast

64/100
81 reviews

"Breakfast is decent but expensive."

Cleanliness

54/100
131 reviews

"Moderately clean wellness & sports facilities." Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Wellness Area

49/100
97 reviews

"Below average sauna and wellness facilities. Good fitness area." Moderately clean wellness & sports facilities.

Pool

8/100
17 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Beautiful architecture."

Location

76/100
64 reviews

"Good location, but far from city centre." Located near to public transport and parking is OK.

WiFi

71/100
6 reviews

"Good internet service."

Room

70/100
198 reviews

"Rooms relatively new with decent minibars." Rooms are spacious and have great views but are lacking in maintenance. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Rooms with some cleanliness issues, and low rated TVs, A/C, and furnishing. Shower was ok.

Breakfast

67/100
33 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Service

60/100
102 reviews

"Service is quite professional and decent in the restaurant." Service is welcoming but the reception is subpar.

Cleanliness

49/100
49 reviews

"Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Moderately clean hotel facilities."

Wellness Area

44/100
37 reviews

"Below average sauna and wellness facilities."

Pool

8/100
6 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great view. Great location."

Location

77/100
25 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Comfort

67/100
44 reviews

"Spacious, somewhat comfortable rooms, with okay beds, but some complaints of noise."

Room

67/100
74 reviews

"Rooms are somewhat clean if poorly maintained, with typical beds and poor TV's." Rooms are large with good views, bathrooms are so-so.

Service

65/100
42 reviews

"Friendly service and acceptable reception."

Breakfast

61/100
18 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Cleanliness

56/100
14 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Wellness Area

51/100
8 reviews

"Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."

Rated 75/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Spacious rooms. Great location."

Location

77/100
14 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

74/100
14 reviews

"Large, comfortable rooms."

Room

66/100
29 reviews

"Clean enough but poorly maintained rooms with decent bathrooms." Spacious rooms with excellent views.

Breakfast

63/100
7 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Service

60/100
18 reviews

"Service is average, but very friendly."

Cleanliness

57/100
7 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Friendly service. Great room."

Location

78/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

74/100
13 reviews

"Large, comfortable rooms."

Room

67/100
29 reviews

"Decently clean rooms with okay bathrooms." Big but poorly maintained rooms.

Service

63/100
21 reviews

"Service is average, but very friendly."

Cleanliness

56/100
8 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Wellness Area

46/100
5 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good wellness hotel. Great location."

Location

77/100
15 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Comfort

73/100
14 reviews

"Spacious, comfortable room with acceptable beds."

Room

70/100
21 reviews

"Rooms are vast, yet mediocre, with average bathroom and beds."

Breakfast

64/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Service

60/100
19 reviews

"Service is average, but very friendly."

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great location. Friendly service."

Location

79/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

71/100
7 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Service

66/100
6 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

65/100
9 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good wellness hotel. Great location."

Location

80/100
6 reviews

"Great location."

Room

67/100
9 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 75/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good wellness hotel. Great location."

WiFi

85/100
28 reviews

"Good internet service. Average wifi quality."

Location

81/100
161 reviews

"Great location. So-so car access and parking." Close to public transport and the train. Good sightseeing nearby, but far from downtown. Parking should be cheaper.

Room

74/100
460 reviews

"Relatively clean, spacious rooms with great views." Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Badly maintained rooms with poor air conditioning, televisions, and furniture. Shower was ok. Acceptable minibar.

Service

68/100
321 reviews

"General service, restaurant service and reception are decent." Good enough management and very friendly staff. Good shuttle service. Room service is perfect. Booking process should be better organized.

Breakfast

67/100
62 reviews

"Breakfast is decent but expensive."

Cleanliness

56/100
112 reviews

"Moderately clean wellness & sports facilities." Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Wellness Area

48/100
92 reviews

"Below average sauna and wellness facilities. Good fitness area." Moderately clean wellness & sports facilities.

Pool

4/100
13 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Beautiful architecture."

Location

80/100
54 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability."

WiFi

71/100
6 reviews

"Good internet service."

Room

70/100
183 reviews

"Rooms are spacious and have great views but are lacking in maintenance." Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Rooms with some cleanliness issues, and low rated TVs, A/C, and furnishing. Shower was ok. Rooms relatively new with decent minibars.

Breakfast

68/100
27 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Service

61/100
94 reviews

"Service is quite professional and decent in the restaurant." Service is welcoming but the reception is subpar.

Cleanliness

50/100
43 reviews

"Rooms and bathrooms inadequately cleaned."

Wellness Area

43/100
35 reviews

"Below average sauna and wellness facilities."

Pool

7/100
5 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great view. Great location."

Location

77/100
16 reviews

"Great location."

Room

68/100
48 reviews

"Rooms, bathrooms and beds are decent." Rooms are spacious and have great views but are lacking in maintenance.

Comfort

67/100
27 reviews

"Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds."

Service

66/100
26 reviews

"Service is average, but very friendly."

Breakfast

61/100
11 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Cleanliness

56/100
7 reviews

"Quite clean."

Wellness Area

51/100
8 reviews

"Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Spacious rooms. Great location."

Location

76/100
11 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

74/100
12 reviews

"Large, comfortable rooms."

Food

71/100
11 reviews

"Uninspiring menu, but good food nonetheless."

Room

66/100
26 reviews

"Rooms spacious and relatively tidy. Rooms need regular maintenance."

Breakfast

63/100
7 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Service

61/100
15 reviews

"Service is average, but very friendly."

Cleanliness

57/100
7 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Friendly service. Great room."

Location

78/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Room

66/100
25 reviews

"Clean enough but poorly maintained rooms with decent bathrooms."

Service

62/100
18 reviews

"Service is average, but very friendly."

Amenities

60/100
6 reviews

"Average hotel building."

Cleanliness

56/100
7 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Wellness Area

46/100
5 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good wellness hotel. Great location."

Location

80/100
6 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

73/100
6 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

63/100
9 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 75/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good wellness hotel. Great location."

Room

61/100
5 reviews

"Room is all right."

Review Semantics by TrustYou

Based on reviews from the last 6 months

3.8
Good
70 reviews
reviews
over time
September 2020
38 reviews
October 2020
30 reviews
November 2020
15 reviews
December 2020
20 reviews
January 2021
1 reviews
February 2021
2 reviews

Cleanliness

2.2/5 9 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

1.9/5 8 reviews

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Property description

With a stay at Rafayel on the Left Bank, you'll be centrally located in London, within a 10-minute drive of Clapham Common and Victoria and Albert Museum. This 5-star hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Natural History Museum and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Imperial College London.

Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's restaurant, Banyan on the Thames, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 65 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and premium TV channels provides entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and bathrobes. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Stamford Bridge Stadium - 3.1 km / 2 mi
Clapham Common - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Saatchi Gallery - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Victoria and Albert Museum - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Natural History Museum - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Science Museum - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Imperial College London - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Kensington High Street - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Royal Albert Hall - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi
Harrods - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi
Kensington Gardens - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Hyde Park - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Apollo Victoria Theatre - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Victoria Palace Theatre - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Kensington Palace - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 25.5 km / 15.8 mi
London City Airport (LCY) - 20.4 km / 12.6 mi
Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 64.5 km / 40.1 mi
Luton Airport (LTN) - 58.8 km / 36.5 mi

The preferred airport for Rafayel on the Left Bank is Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and a ballroom. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Ballroom
  • Spa tub
  • Free WiFi
  • Health club
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Roll-in shower
  • Full-service spa
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Free area shuttle
  • One meeting room
  • Indoor pool
  • Total number of rooms - 65
    • Luggage storage
    • Restaurant
    • Porter/bellhop
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Breakfast available (surcharge)
    • Bar/lounge
    • Spa services on site
    • Smoke-free property
    • Laundry facilities
    • Elevator
    • Self parking (surcharge)
    • Wheelchair accessible path of travel

    Airport & shuttle information

    Heahtrow Airport 20 miles

    Local shuttle info: Rafayel is proud of its spot in Battersea, ‘with views of across the river towards Chelsea. Sit and enjoy a drink whilst watching the gentle pace of the boats or make the short journey to Sloane Square for that special shopping experience. Take the free shuttle to nearby Clapham Junction from where Earls Court or Victoria are just two stops or to Clapham Common on the Northern Line from where you can reach Bank, Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross, Leicester Square, Euston, Kings Cross or the Barbican within minutes and without changing lines.

    Breakfast information

    Breakfast £14.95 per person full english£9.95 per person for continental

    Pet friendly?

    Pets allowed

    Misc. fees / Policies

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 14.95 for adults and GBP 14.95 for children (approximately)
    • Self parking fee: GBP 20 per night
    • Late check-out fee: GBP 20 (subject to availability)
    • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 30.0 per night
    • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • Deposit: GBP 50 per night

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

    • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
    • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
    • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
    • Social distancing measures are in place.

    Cleaning Policies

    Property is cleaned with disinfectant

    Social distancing measures are in place

    Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

    Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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