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Jenkins Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   45 Cartwright Gardens, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9EH, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Jenkins in 2010, so when I was returning to London alone for 3 nights in August, I chose to head to familiar territory. I was pleased to see the hotel had been updated as it was pretty shabby in 2010. This time, although the rooms had been refurbished, the carpets were grubby and... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry, but I don't agree with any negative reviews. I stayed here with my hen party group at the end of July 2014. Upon arrival, you check in at the Judd hotel opposite which is no inconvenience. The room was clean and had everything we needed. We has a quad and a triple; the space was perfectly adequate for our... More

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Gijon, Spain
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and quiet place, centric in London, but be aware there is a lot of stairs and no elevator. I had a room in 3d floor and I was happy my suitcase was light this time! By the other hand, the room was small but with all the necessary, a well the bathroom. Clean ad tidy.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The Jenkins hotel was very clean and tidy...the bedroom was spotless and had air con..the staff were really friendly and very helpful...the food was delicious...me and my partner would defiantly recommend staying here :-)

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I had stayed at this little hotel before the refurb and enjoyed doing so, so wondered what it would be like now. It has been transformed. My room was spotless, the bed comfortable, the air con controllable and working properly. There was a good hairdryer and a kettle etc to make tea. The TV was excellent and easy to use,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Small room Walk up with no elevator & no one to assist with luggage even though handicapped. Snotty front desk Location is close to the large train station Rather would have paid a higher price for a "real hotel" instead of a boarding house type of hotel

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Some good points, but some negative ones with this one. Basically not really value for money. Each of the good points seem to be cancelled out by the negative ones. For example good location, but no parking, you have to drive to Euston or Kings Cross stations and then walk back. I was there on business trip, not the fault... More

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Munich, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Up the steps to reception. then across the road to the hotel, up more steps, battle with front door locking system, look for elevator. there is none. up 3 stories of cramped carpeted stairs. Everything is squeezed to the limit, claustrophobic, renovated in low class english hotel style, thin doors, cheap carpets. the room is minute. No furniture, just a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very nice 4 adult room. Decent breakfast included. Walking distance to Euston station and Kings cross station. Also close to 3 tube stops. Our favorite hotel on our two week trip to the UK. The staff was very nice. Please do keep in mind that this is a city and you will have some noise. We stayed here in April... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Lovely clean and modernly decorated hotel but the size of the room was disappointing. Nowhere to sit apart from the bed, and only the top of a bedside table as a surface to place cups etc. Window wouldn't open either and it was tucked around the side of the room so the felt a little claustrophobic. Couldn't fault the hospitality... More

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Address: 45 Cartwright Gardens, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9EH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Jenkins Hotel 3*
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The Jenkins is a more traditional English B&B: an episode of Poirot was filmed here. Nevertheless, this Georgian townhouse has a pleasingly informal feel...(timeout) ... more   less 
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