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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Arriva is a 10 minutes good walk from King's Cross tube station. The rooms are spacious enough for the size of the hotel and cleaned regularly without much follow up. The best part is that the staff is cooperative with various needs of the guests. Travel plugs, wifi issues, bell desk etc. It has a couple of convenience stores and...

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great! Friendly people working there. Clean. Sober breakfast but good. We were really happy being there. It was a pitty that it was too hot in the hotel. And a bit noisy because of the traffic outside the hotel. 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍 👌👌👌

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here last night because my "usual" hotel was full. It's basic and the decor in the rooms is a little tired, however I really cannot fault it for the price. It's in a great location, and it had everything I needed. Bed far more comfortable than your average 2-3 star hotel, and having a hairdryer in the room was...

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here October of 2016 for a short weekend stay Friday to Sunday. Booked a double room for me and my girlfriend and it included 'breakfast'. By breakfast I mean a toaster , hot water tank for tea and a coffee tank. Yogurt, some cereal and fruit. No hot food at all, sitting area was very small and often I...

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Thank WelshWill
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This hotel was in the a really perfect location for where I was spending a few days at work. It was clean enough, the reception staff was friendly. It's not brand new or modern but it works. Price was ok for London but that also means you can't have super luxury. I got a really large room, shower had good...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

In fact, this hotel is fine. Even though rooms are very small and old, they are clean and okay. Besides, location is really good and unbeatable. Consider price of this hotel, I will recommend to budget travelers.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

It depends on what you need/want really, very hand location and I guess quite cheap for London but it's all very much run down, twin rooms have very small single beds, but in fairness I didn't have any problems while staying here and what I saw of the staff no issue there either. You get what you pay for.

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Thank Drewster351
Thornton le Moor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Stayed here one night as close to St Pancrass and had a Eurostar in the morning. You get a room, small room and small bathroom with cramped shower. This is really fitting you in as small a space as possible. Main problem is the noise, it seems everyone with a large motorbike without an exhaust has to give it the...

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Like many others I imagine, we were a bit worried about the quality of this hotel after reading online reviews, but were actually pleasantly surprised when we got there. You absolutely cannot fault the location; it is a 3 minute walk to kings cross and there are plenty of cafés, restaurants and grocery stores in the vicinity. In terms of...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Good location...but very very basic, could really do with a Complete renovation. If you just want some where to lay your head for the night...and not fussed about a very basic hotel it would be ok, its also very hot and noisy.

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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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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: RM288 - RM952 (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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