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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

only stayed one night dirty and cold mould in the room when i asked for a bigger room they replied you are in london not even a chair to sit on the shower was full of limescale and dirty glad we took our own towels trying to get a refund didnt have breakfast incase the kitchen was as bad as...

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Roermond, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights. Both nights were extremely noisy and uncomfortable. Not only we heard people watching tv, showering or whatsoever; the fridge and heating were the ones which kept us from sleeping. It was like sleeping on an active building construction site. Also the fridge was placed directly against the bed because of lack of...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main reason for choosing this hotel is it's location, I have stayed in the Kings Cross area several times travelling from Scotland and arriving at Kings X mainline. This is the best located hotel so far. It is 5 minutes walk from the station and quiet residential backstreets can be taken to vary your route. It is on a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has got to be the worst hotel I have ever had the displeasure of staying in. The rooms were grubby and badly cleaned, extremely sub standard for the price charged. We booked 3 rooms, all of which were equally bad. I think the Photos attached speak for themselves.

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Thank Edel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in this hotel for 10 days and nights. Very good service. Clean rooms and cozy. Staff very sympathetic. Breakfast good enough, and diverse. Located on a quiet street very near of the Kings Cross Saint Pancras Underground. I would come back anytime! :)

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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was aware this was a basic hotel but felt it was worth trying. For the positive, the breakfast area was nicely decorated with London murals on the walls and the continental breakfast was reasonable. I was given a small memento containing sweets which was a nice touch. It was this act, location, along with breakfast that stopped me giving...

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worst Hotel I've ever been to... and I've stayed in some terrible places. 40 minutes to get checked in, as there was only 1 person working in the hotel. Checking in, our patience wasn't acknowledged, nor was there an apology for the long wait. Just a very rude receptionist who didn't want to be at work. We were given room...

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Thank dady-k
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I booked this hotel after reading mixed reviews, so didn't really know what to expect. It is located about a five minute walk from Kings Cross Station, and you pass various shops and food vendors including Subway and Five Guys, there is also a CoOp at the top of the street. Our room was basic, but clean, so I was...

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Thank Olivia K
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Booked this hotel and then read the reviews and was worried, thankfully this was unfounded. The Hotel is an old building which could do with some updating, but given the price paid and the fantastically convenient location I would stay there again. The rooms are on the small side but who stays in their room, its a place to lay...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A good value hotel within walking distance of kings cross . Friendly reception staff . Clean and comfortable rooms for price . Small buffet breakfast was more than adequate. Will defiantly use again when travelling thro London

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Staying in Clerkenwell

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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site of an ancient meat market which remains in operation today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough time wondering through the area's maze of streets and you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky models passing between Clerkenwell's handful of fashion houses. Far outnumbering the models are craftspeople and designers, many of them are more than happy to welcome visitors into their studios and showrooms.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This central London hotel just 5-minutes from King’s Cross rail station, offering well-maintained reliable facilities and an attentive, professional service. Compact, practical rooms with standard interior design throughout, complement excellent public transport links with tube, bus, taxi and regional rail links to every essential London destination on your doorstep. A short stroll from the British Museum and fashionable Bloomsbury, this hotel is a convenient, welcoming location for your London trip, be it for business or pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arriva Hotel

Address: 55 Swinton Street | Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Price Range: RM409 - RM955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Arriva Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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 of 5 bubbles angelaoB4139WF, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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  • Curtains that couldn't stop firefly light. You can't see the grim-ness of the room, but it's the
  • Dirty sheets, sticky carpet, stained walls, and broken furniture
 of 5 bubbles dady-k, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles nrwise788, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be prepared not to be able to get a breakfast due to no tables free.”
 of 5 bubbles jonp616, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel if you want space in your room and toilet/shower area.”
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