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Alhambra Hotel

#258 of 1,054 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
17-19 Argyle Street | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EJ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 6 nights in room 14 across the road from the hotel reception. Our room on the 2nd floor and although small was adequate and spotlessly clean. The bathroom is tiny and could be difficult for someone with mobility issues but the bonus is that is very new, clean and plenty of hot water. Shower gel is supplied. The... More 

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Schelle, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a small but very clean room. Perfect location for a citytrip , Argyle Street is just across St.Pancrasstation and King's Cross subway. Very nice breakfast and friendly personnel. I could recommend this hotel if your having a citytrip to London.

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the positive comments on TripAdvisor. It makes us very proud to hear that you found the Alhambra Hotel to offer a PERFECT LOCATION, right next to ST PANCRAS INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL and also that you found the Alhambra Hotel team FRIENDLY and willing to help. Hopefully, on your next visit to London, you will make the... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Alhambra for 2 nights before travelling to Dover to pick up a cruise. Our flight was delayed out of Logan and we arrived later in Heathrow than anticipated. We took the underground direct to Kings Crossing and it was so easy to find the hotel. We had two rooms for our family. A triple room (3 single... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your time and comments on TripAdvisor. They are valuable to us! We are happy that you had a satisfactory stay with us and that you found the Alhambra Hotel to be REASONABLY PRICED, QUIET and with HELPFUL STAFF to meet your needs. We hope to have you staying with us again on a future occasion. Kind... More 

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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this place as a 2-night stopover for our visit to London. Safe to say we weren't disappointed. A little odd was the placement of our room over the road, and initially we had a downstairs basement room where the tube could be heard below. Being a light sleeper I asked the lady to swap us, and she did immediately.... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are overjoyed to know that you had a positive stay with us and not disappointed, specially with the good CUSTOMER SERVICE by our staff. For over 40 years, CUSTOMER SERVICE has always been OUR GREATEST SUCCESS! Great to hear that you would STAY AGAIN at the Alhambra Hotel. Thank you from all the team at the Alhambra... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was so awful: we were put into a basement room across the street from the reception desk/breakfast room. It was dirty and dark, and there was no room for our bags. At night there was a lot of train noise. I think there were also bedbugs, although none of us had bites in the morning. We couldn't get... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all my apologies if we have disappointed you on your recent stay at the Alhambra Hotel. As a small family run business we really wanted you to enjoy your time with us! We do offer a GREAT LOCATION, CLEAN ACCOMMODATION and a DECENT BREAKFAST as agreed by most guests but on this occasion we seem to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Negatives first...no lift and no aircon and shared bathrooms (washbasin in room). Positives - I have to say we were pleasantly surprised by this hotel. The hotel staff were very friendly and the breakfast was better than some higher quality hotels i've stayed in. We knew there was no lift when we booked so can't really complain about that and... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor! We are encouraged by the fact that you found the Alhambra Hotel PLEASANTLY SURPRISING, with FRIENDLY STAFF and a DECENT BREAKFAST compared to other hotels you have stayed in. We are pleased you had a good stay with us! With regards to the Lifts issue, I am afraid that , as... More 

SF Bay Area
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here end of May 2015 and I will go back to the Alhambra Hotel in King's Cross area every time! The customer service by BRUNO CABRAL, Manager is fantastic! He is so nice, attentive and on-the-ball. You can see the St. Pancras International train station down the street which is across from King's Cross tube and train station... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so proud to know we have made a difference on your recent stay at the Alhambra Hotel and that you found the Alhambra Hotel to be an example to a lot of small hotels with GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE with friendly and efficient staff and also the fact that if offers a CLEAN ROOM and a LOCATION... More 

Jan Juc
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49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little hotel is super convenient to St Pancras Station. It has single rooms which is handy. For London it is not too pricey and breakfast is included in the price. There are stairs and they are steep and narrow.

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted you had a positive stay with us and that you found the Alhambra Hotel LOCATION CONVENIENT, RIGHT next to ST.PANCRAS INTERNATIONAL and KINGS CROSS STATION. We hope to have you staying again with us on another opportunity! THANK YOU from all the Alhambra Hotel team... Kind Regards Hotel Manager More 

Rosh Pina, Israel
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the hotel because of it's location next to St. Pancras train station and king's cross underground. The room we got for 3 people was not big and on the 3rd floor with no elevator.(not in the main building). The room was clean and the service of the reception was very good and helpful.

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for placing your review of the Alhambra Hotel on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you had a decent stay at the Alhambra Hotel and that you found the room CLEAN and the Reception WELCOMING and HELPFUL. We are also happy to know that you found the Hotel LOCATION appropriate, close to ST PANCRAS INTERNATIONAL and KINGS CROSS... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed AGAIN at the Alhambra in late July 2015. The welcome was great after a long journey…with a cool drink, just what we needed. During our stay Bruno The Manager and his staff took care of every detail…of customer care…without anyone even realising. They anticipate every need! EVERY GUEST is treated as a VALUED CUSTOMER. The rooms/bathrooms and public... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for the encouraging comments on TripAdvisor. We are proud to know that once again you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you consider the Alhambra Hotel the ONLY PLACE YOU WOULD STAY IN LONDON! Also you found the Hotel to be CLEAN with a HIGH LEVEL OF CUSTOMER SERVICE. We are... More 

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  • St Pancras(27)
  • Very clean(25)
  • Kings Cross(19)
  • Good value(14)
  • English breakfast(13)
  • Great location(7)
  • Main building(4)
  • Would definitely stay(3)
  • Flat screen TV(3)
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