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Holiday Inn London - Kings Cross / Bloomsbury

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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here during clerkenwell design week, perfect location. Ok room but a fuse went so I had no lighting and the engineers don't start until 8. Breakfast was ok nothing to write home about. A bland experience but it's in the middle of refurbishment so perhaps an uplift on all fronts is in the cards.

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Seminole, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at Gatwick airport and took the train to kings cross. We were told it was a short walk to the Holiday Inn from the station...we'll it was about a 15 min walk with suitcases and the neighborhood doesn't seem very safe at all....the hotel itself was comfortable but I would rather stay in Mayfair where I always feel... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent two nights here on business easy to find right next to Royal Mail Mount Pleasant. Good quick check in room usual standard but annoyingly I couldn't open the window the handle had been removed. Hotel had a pool which I didn't use but I believe they charge for the use of it. Parking limited. Breakfast very good and bar... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No sleep, the fire alarm is sounding every 10 minutes and the staff do not know how to silence it. The hotel is full of people wandering about with no idea of what to do at almost 3 in the morning...every time I come here lately there seems to be some sort of drama. Don't book it.

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Mark B, General Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kings Cross / Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for staying with us. I can confirm only that another guest discharged a Powder Fire Extinguisher in the hotel, which then set off multiple Fire Detectors at 2.27am. Rest assured that we take your personal safety very seriously and the individual was arrested. We appreciate this incident was very disruptive for everyone involved and... More 

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52 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have to be honest, I wasn't expecting much from a Holiday Inn (sorry, lovely Holiday Inn peoples). Especially near to Kings Cross. However! I was booked into the newly-refurbished seventh floor and it was lovely. Freshly-decorated room, complementary water and chocolate each day in the fridge. Two small complementary bottles of wine were brought up just after I arrived... More 

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Northumberland
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff were very willing and helpful and check in for our group was quick and painless. Our room, on the second floor was minute, there being little space around the bed.There was little room to store clothes and this is why I say it is ideal for one night.The room I thought would have been suitable for a single traveller... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly reception. Free wifi. The hotel is not easy to get to if you don't drive/take a taxi as it is about 15 minutes' walk from either King's Cross or Farringdon underground station. The room stank of cigarettes despite having asked for non-smoking room. By London's standard, the room is also tiny and in dire need of refurbishment. But at... More 

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Roberto R, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kings Cross / Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear champ1986, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. I am pleased to know that you found our hotel good value for money and our staff friendly. I do apologise for the inconvenience caused by the smoke pollution. With the ongoing refurbishment we will reduce the number of smoking rooms in the hotel. Thank you again for... More 

Egremont, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the word go, the staff were friendly and inviting. They were helpful and did not mind when you asked for help. The rooms were clean and tidy. Each having a TV phone and enough wardrobe space. The bathroom was clean and tidy. The beds were comfortable and I slept fine both nights. A good review all round

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Roberto R, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kings Cross / Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear ICooper78, We are so proud to hear your fantastic feedback and thank you very much for giving us a 5 star score too! We are really delighted that you enjoyed your visit all round. Thank you again for your kind words about the team, it is always appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm regards, More 

London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in one of the refurbished rooms on Floor 7. Aside from fridge door falling off, was absolutely fine. Enough space in room and bed comfy! A tip - a nice (and well priced) gastro pub across the road called Union Tavern was a great find for dinner.

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Roberto R, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kings Cross / Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear JonnyF00, Thank you so much for your custom and very appreciated contribution. I am thrilled to know that you liked our new executive rooms and had a comfortable overnight stay with us. I hope you will try our delicious restaurants on your next visits. Many thanks again for your feedback and we look forward to seeing you back in... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with mam and daughter. Can only say....no complaints!!! Clean, friendly, comfortable and value for money. Staff are more than helpful and a visit to the restaurant a must the food is excellent without a doubt value for money. In fact we all agreed best meal had whole trip. Breakfast good. Could not fault any part of our stay... More 

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Roberto R, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kings Cross / Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear JulieAnn333, We are happy to hear form you and appreciate your kind review. Nothing brings us greater satisfaction than the recognition from guests like you of the excellent service delivered during your stay with us at the Holiday Inn Kings Cross/Bloomsbury. I look forward to sharing your compliments with our staff. We hope you will have an opporunity to... More 

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