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CityLodge London

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   167 Bow Road, London E3 2SG, England (Formerly Kings Arms Guest House) (East End / East London)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We slept there 2 nights. Ok the staff is friendly And the make-your-own breakfast is good. But we had bedbugs!! They didnt clean the bed so the second night we had even more bites...! The shower was dirty. There was a lot of noise from the boiler at night. The owner said that they were trying to fix it but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

+ The hotel is well located near Bow church Tube, DLR and bus stations (buses work 24 hours). Its about 20-25 minutes to the center of London. + Though breakfast was not included into the cost of our stay, tea/coffee, toasts, eggs, bananas and cookies were always available in the kitchen. + nice staff + supermarket next door - tiny... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We were in a room at the front of the building and Could not sleep at all due to busy road noise. We had to make our own breakfast in the kitchen but the only food supplied waa eggs and bread. No tea facilities or hairdryer in rooms as advertised. Did not use shower as it was dirty. I do... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

To be fair, I would rate this as better than poor, but lower than average, as there are still improvements to be made. From the outside, the building looked derelict and if you knew it was the hotel you would be very concerned and think it had perhaps shut down or think twice about walking through the door. We walked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

On arriving, we were slightly unnerved by the abandoned looking exterior; we walked past it a couple of times before seeing the paper sign in the window. However, the inside was a completely different matter. Our room was clean and comfortable, and the staff were very helpful and friendly. The shared kitchen was very clean and modern, and breakfast was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights and found it to be comfortable enough. Room was small and bathroom tiny but shower pressure was great and water was hot! Free wifi but it was a little hit and miss, breakfast provided in a make your own style communal kitchen, very basic but plenty to go around. No lifts just stairs. We found... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The Kings Arms from the street appears to be bankrupt. There is no sign, rubbish piled outside the building, blanked out windows, the presentation is anything but inviting. After entering however things do improve. The rooms are modest in size, as are most in London, but they are comfortable and clean. We were 5 colleagues attending an exhibition and the... More 

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Address: 167 Bow Road, London E3 2SG, England (Formerly Kings Arms Guest House)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — CityLodge London 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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