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Dolphin-Inn Hostel

Hostel | 44 Norfolk Square, Paddington, London, England W2 1RS

61.5% Overall Rating

23 out of 50 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (13/03/2013)

Laura Matthews thinks…

"This is a fantastic location, so close to train station and tour buses. It was clean and very nice."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Communal kitchen

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 11.74
  • Towel USD 8.39

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

All cancellations must be notified at least 48 hours prior to the arrival date. All cancellations made less than 48hours before arrival, will be charged the equivalent of first night's stay ( this stand for No Show bookings as well). Please obtain and keep safely the name of the person with whom you cancel your reservation as well as the cancellation reference number.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 10:30
Latest Check-out: 11:30

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Dolphin Inn is a Victorian building, built in the mid 1800 as a private residence.

During the second World war it was damaged and later re-built and used as a guest house / hostel. Situated as part of a terrace of houses in a beautifull garden square and run as a small and friedly hostel with only 14 rooms.

Dolphin Inn is a clean and friendly no smoking environment. Read more

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About Dolphin-Inn Hostel

* Communal lounge and dining/study area with satellite TV & equipped kitchen.
* TV's & fridges in double rooms.
* Linen: Duvets & duvet covers, sheets, pillows & pillow cases.
* Bath towels are offered at £1 each.
* Washing machine for the use of our clients. (not included in the price).
* Wi-Fi internet access in lounge and rooms (not included in the price).
* No Curfew £20 key deposit - front door & bedroom door keys - refundable on checkout.
* Daily service for single/double rooms.
* Continental breakfast is offered in our sister hotel for £2.50 per person or English breakfast for £4 p.p.

Accommodation Information

Double Room with shared facilities

Twin room ensuite

Single room ensuite

Shared Room basic (6 people) female & mixed

Shared Room ensuite (6 people) female & mixed

Please Note:

* All our prices include VAT.

Location Information

Dolphin Inn is in an ideal location to set as your base to explore London; just a 2 minutes walk from Paddington Station, in central London and from a host of bus routes. Plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs serve the area satisfying different tastes and budgets. Paddington Station is an Underground Station, a British Rail Station as well as the Station for Heathrow Express & Heathrow Connect.

Closely situated to most tourist attractions and within walking distance from famous Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens. Oxford Street - 5 min bus ride; Marble Arch; Trafalgar Square ; Piccadilly; Camden town ; Portobello market; Notting Hill all within easy reach. We are also located within the Paddington Bid area which aims to constantly improve the area and the immediate environment.

Rooms are spacious & some have fridges & TV's. There is a kitchen, a dining area & a TV Lounge for the use of our guests. There are plenty of communal bathrooms in the hostel.

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