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Crescent Hotel

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49-50 Cartwright Gardens | Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9EL, England
Crescent Hotel
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Ranked #427 of 1,063 Hotels in London
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crescent Hotel is one of the many budget hotels that have sprung up in the vicinity of the arrival station of the Eurostar, in what is clearly a central area. It had overwhelmingly good reviews and good rates for London. Travelling solo, I took a single room that took me back to times almost forgotten of a small rom with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed in August 2014, 4 nights with 4 adult family travelers in one room. While it was a tish cramped, we only slept there. Bathroom needs an update but that is true of most hotels in London, even the pricey ones. There is no elevator. Breakfast room is charming and on the basement level. Breakfast was great. Cooked to... More 

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Edinburgh, UK
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40 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. By London standard, Crescent Hotel was a surprisingly good. I thought this hotel was one of the usual B&Bs with no characters but Crescent was in fact a small, friendly hotel with a full of characters. Located in Bloomsbury, many shops, cafes and restaurants were around. My room was small but functional. Breakfast was excellent,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Crescent. Had a nice, if somewhat small, room, with a good bathroom. Quiet street, very pretty to look at, and could keep the windows open at night if we wanted. Great neighborhood, with lots of eating and drinking options, and nearly every tube line an easy walk away. Staff was pleasant, good breakfast, no... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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37 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect from a single room in a London B&B - pleasantly surprised. Expected to walk up steep flights of stairs with a suitcase and that happened. However, the bed was comfortable, the room while small was exactly as described. Shared bathroom and toilet were not a problem. Everything was very clean. Breakfast was very good, and... More 

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I have stayed here several times for between 2 and 5 nights. The hotel is in fascinating Bloomsbury within easy walking distance of Kings Cross and St Pancras stations and is excellently placed for visiting all that London has to offer. It is subject to the usual London street noise but is otherwise quiet. Booking is efficient, staff are friendly... More 

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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

we booked for location and cost, both of which are good, however it is very dated, a tad grubby and staff were not over helpful. I felt like a back packer. a good location though and has many nice bars and restuarants nearby

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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed overnight for a theatre visit. Requested 3 singles and thats what we got. Hotel is in a quiet area accessible to everything we needed- train stations, tube, restaurants and theatre. Rooms were very clean and beds comfy. Bathroom was a bit tired and shower a bit of a trickle. Breakfast was fine for the price of the room.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed here one night with daughters. Location is good and conveniently near stations and theatre we were going to. Also lots of good places to eat nearby. Room and bedding clean. Bathroom clean but shower is rather snug. Breakfast disappointing. For what we paid it was good but would probably not stay there again

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I stayed here for one night with my two daughters on a two day visit to London. This hotel is perfectly situated for Kings Cross station, and we were given a lovely welcome on our arrival. Our room was spotlessly clean, comfortable and quiet. We couldn't believe our luck! This is a lovely family-run hotel where we felt very much... More 

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