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City Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12-20 Osborn St, London E1 6TE, England (East End / East London)
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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København, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a good location when using public transport as it is right next to a tube station. It is easy to access. The staff quite friendly. The rooms are large. But they are old and warn down. The air-condition in our room did not work. And the street was very noisy throughout the night so we could not... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is in a noisy, fairly run down neighborhood. (Aldgate East). We booked a double room and the room we got had two single beds and one full sized bed which made the room very crowded. The beds were all old and uncomfortable and unfortunately we had booked for 4 nights. We were told no other rooms were available.... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

staff are great very helpfull we stayed for the football and boxing at wembley so a short tube ride away. i must say though the area is terrible noise allnight do not stay if your with young children you will not sleep nor will they. the hotel itself is clean and tidy.i must say bar staff were great along with... More

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The hotel is conveniently located near the City and a few steps away from the tube. Rooms are clean and betds comfortable. The only minus is the mild constant noise that came up from the bathroom pipes. I got used to it, but someone with sleeping problems can have a real hard time.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stayed there few weeks ago, was pleasantly surprised as I got a huge two bedroom apartment even though I have booked a standard double room. Room & bathroom itself looked fine and clean, quite up-to-date. However surrounding area seemed dodgy and loud. As I arrived very late - after midnight (another advantage - can check-in any time after 2 pm!)... More

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Everything was great, very friendly staff, fantastic location and comfy, well decorated rooms with welcome tea. The only issue can be the noise from the street on the weekends. Excelente experience overall.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

-bed bugs -3times a night the fire-alarm was ringing (1am., 3 am., 5 am.) because some kids smoked in the room. I didn't got discount because of that. -wifi not working -way to expensive -had to eat the breakfast on the bar because of to many people -general didn't feelt welcome as a guest -personal was friendly

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Derby, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Stayed in London for one night for work purposes, I checked availability in usual hotels, thistle, holiday inn or Jurys but they did not have availability for a double room with single occupancy, so I opted for the City Hotel. I had stayed their previously so knew it was ok. From the outside this hotel looks nothing and on my... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The location was excellent for us as we wanted to be close to London Liverpool station and close to the tower of London. Other than that, we had a pretty bad experience. The hotel staff said hello when we walked in at about 1:00 pm and asked "were you wanting to check in?" we said "yes" to which she responded... More

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Address: 12-20 Osborn St, London E1 6TE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — City Hotel 3*
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#324 Business Hotel in London
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Situated a minutes’ walk from Aldgate East Tube Station and on the gateway to Brick Lane, one of London’s foremost tourist attractions, City Hotel London is ideal for those people on a business trip and for those on a City break. The West End for its theatres and shopping is only ten minutes by tube to the west and the Olympic Stadium, including the fabulous Westfield Shopping Centre, is ten minutes to the east. We are within a short stroll to Spitalfields, famed for its great shopping and eateries, as well as The Whitechapel Art Gallery, The Tower of London and the East End’s famous street markets. The hotel offers a full English breakfast, noted for providing the best English sausages we can find. 24 hour room service is available and the Lane Bar and Restaurant is a great place to eat, drink and relax. Our rooms can sleep up to five adults and two children and are all en suite with great showers, flat screen TV and in-room safes. We also have car parking if required.Conference and banqueting facilities are also available at great prices and we can arrange for pick ups from all London Airports and Railway Stations. ... more   less 
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