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Reviewed 3 August 2012

Not at all as bad as the reviews.Bookedthis hotel at the last minute when realised that we couldn't get home after evening olympics and stayed in a twin roomwith my 14 year old son.Small room but clean & adequate.Staff polite & friendly.

1Thank Val E
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Our hotel room was filthy dirty: the walls so thick in dust people had written their names in, drinking glasses with thick dirt in, stained beds, but the real disgusting part came when we opened the top drawer to find a USED CONDOM and the empty box!!!! The tv had no remote and the pillows and quilt were paper thin....

3Thank SherinG
Niort, France
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We stayed at this hotel for two nights. Our room was a triple, not bad size but decor was awful. Curtains hanging from windows, Bed covers and sheets well worn. Base of beds were dirty and torn so dread to think what mattresses were like. Bathroom was very small. Breakfast was... awful, served by the grumpiest looking waiter who did...

3Thank TMH1_12
Baslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2012

We stayed here two nights and were most unimpressed.The bedroom was ill -lit,the housekeeping in our room was virtually nil,the breakfasts were minimal and served with bad grace and the public stairway remained muddy for all our visit.The only saving grace was the pleasant/helpful nature of the daytime receptionist.

2Thank Roger B
Reviewed 18 June 2012

We booked this hotel as it was within walking distance of the venue we were going to. However, it was a big mistake. At nearly £90 per night for a twin room we were expencting something at least Travelodge standard but it was nowhere near. As other reveiwers have commented, first impressions are terrible as all you see is a...

1Thank dkd13
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2012

The hotel is clean and adequately furnished for a weekend break. Downsides are a ridiculously small shower room, you need to be either a small child or a contortionist to use the toilet as it is tucked almost under the sink. If you have the slightest impediment then use the facilities of the pub across the road. The shower was...

Thank Rob D
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2012

Reasonably priced, definitely get what you pay for, only criticism is that it was very noisey and rather warm!! Breakfast was fine, staff were fine, room was clean and location was great.

Thank Jaci28
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2012

The City Inn Express is not easy to find, being tucked down a little alley under an archway and I am glad I arrived there in day light as I would have been a bit dismayed at having to approach it in the dark for the first time. The door is permanantly locked but there is always someone on duty...

2Thank Challett49
Reviewed 13 March 2012

The room, bathroom towels were clean, good breakfast and staff were helpful and friendly. It was well worth the price. I will use them again

2Thank pete j
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2012

If you are looking for a romantic getaway or a palacial swanky pad then this isnt for you. However, if you need somewhere easy to get to, clean, with your own bathroom and breakfast included then this is it. I had a delightful little time, I was just in the area for the night and this was perfect for getting...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
City Inn Express London Fields is a budget hotel located in East London near Hackney, Bethnal Green, Old Street, and Shoreditch. If you’re looking for cheap hotels in London, with affordable quality accomodation in a unique section of London, this hotel is the right choice for you. The rooms are neutrally decorated with a feel of calm and are designed to meet your demands in order to allow you a peaceful night sleep.For the business traveler, City Inn Express is with in easy access to Financial and Business districts such as The City of London, London Liverpool Street, Canary Wharf, London Bridge, Fleet Street, Old Street and the Excel London. City inn Express is less than 5 minutes walk from London Fields station, a 15 minutes walk from Bethnal Green tube. With a bus stop directly outside the hotel, it offers easy access to all London's business districts.For the London explorer , London’s main areas of interest lie to the East of the City, and the City Inn Express Hotel is at the center of it all, with something for everyone. From trendy bars, restaurants and some of the world’s best known clubs in nearby Old Street, to the shopping districts of the West End, Oxford Street, Old Spitafields, Brick Lane and Borough Markets all a short hop away, makes this hotel a great starting point in order to explore London. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Inn Express

Address: 144-A Mare Street | Hackney, London E8 3SG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Victoria
Price Range: RM304 - RM514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Inn Express 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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City Inn Express Hotel London
City Hotel Express
City Hotel London
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“There is no lift. So the lower the better if you have luggage”
 of 5 bubbles n_benkherouf, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Only if there are no other options.”
 of 5 bubbles djalexrus, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Some dusts in the drawers....”
 of 5 bubbles caueta, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“not top floor no lifts”
 of 5 bubbles 212linds, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Don't visit this hotel. Just don't, okay?”
 of 5 bubbles seancZ8133HM, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
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