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Alhambra Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   17-19 Argyle Street | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EJ, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #238 of 1,073 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok so the rooms are tiny as people have mentioned, but they are clean and have all the amenities that you need and are freshly made up each day. The staff (family run) are very friendly to deal with and the breakfast is fantastic. Location is ideal because it's located close to Kings Cross station which is one of the... More

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Looking for a bed for the night with a good breakfast included then this is just the place. We were in London for one night to see a concert and all we wanted was a comfy bed at a sensible price. Having used another place in the same street before getting the Eurostar we liked the central location and thought... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for a night before an early Eurostar train. The hotel was very clean, the bed comfortable. As we left very early we did not stay for breakfast and so cannot comment but it was there if we wanted it. The reception was friendly and helpful. I would most certainly stay there again for an early Eurostar train as... More

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are glad you have enjoyed your stay and that you found the Hotel EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY, with FRIENDLY STAFF AND A CLEAN ROOM. It really makes us happy! We hope to see you again on a future occasion. Kind Regards Hotel Manager More

Chaudfontaine, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in this hotel near St Pancras station. The situation is ideal to visit London. We had a very good welcome and the rooms are clean and large enough to stay 2 nights. I recommend this hotel even with a child. The breakfast is very good. We will come again.

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to hear that you found the HOTEL LOCATION IDEAL, with a GOOD WELCOME and CLEAN ROOMS. As a small family business for over 40 years, our mission is to provide a CLEAN ROOM and a GOOD BREAKFAST at a GOOD VALUE. From all the team at the Alhambra Hotel we thank you for your comments... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Short distance from St. Pancras. Pleasant and helpful staff. Excellent and substantial breakfast served upon order.Basic expectations met but room rather small. Good stay. Clean and comfortable. Unfortunately there was no lift.

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, We thank you for placing your feedback recently on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to know that your found the staff FRIENDLY and HELPFUL and that you had a GOOD STAY with a CLEAN and COMFORTABLE ROOM. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind Regards Hotel Manager More

Calgary, Canada
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220 reviews 220 reviews
28 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did read several reviews before we booked for our two week stay at Alhambra. We had two rooms ( 4 & 5 ) in building 20 so we had a long enough time to give a decent review. The things we liked: staff were very friendly and always willing to help or assist. Rooms were always kept clean, breakfast... More

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for placing your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you found the STAFF FRIENDLY WITH A GREAT SERVICE. Our English Breakfast is freshly cooked every day and therefore the food is served hot. You also found the hotel to offer a GREAT LOCATION, CLOSE TO OXFORD STREET and all major tourist attractions. We are sorry... More

Ashford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here en route to an early Eurostar train and it was excellent and supplied breakfast early enough for us to leave in good time. A bit noisy but so close to St Pancras that was to be expected. We will stay here again in future.

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for placing your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you found the Alhambra Hotel CLEAN, GOOD VALUE and that you will consider staying with us in the near future. Kind Regards Hotel Manager More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was tiny and basic (in a property across the road) but clean and had everything we needed. Only stayed 2 nights but had unexpected room service (which was excellent). Very noisy but we had windows open because of the heat, and the location meant it was always going to be noisy. Breakfast couldn't be faulted even though it was... More

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for placing your opinion on TripAdvisor. We welcome all feedback. We are happy to hear that you are satisfied with your stay at the Alhambra Hotel. Eventough you found the rooms to be on the small side, you found them CLEAN. Unfortunately, and because of the excellent location, rooms are not very large but CLEAN and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed staying at The Alhambra Hotel last Friday night. We found it was very clean and cosy. It was nice staying in a family business hotel with a personal touch. And the owners and staff were very friendly. We would be happy to book a room at the hotel again, when we visit London in the future.

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, From all the team at the Alhambra Hotel a big thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. As a small independent family business, it gives us enormous pleasure to hear that you have found the hotel to be VERY CLEAN AND COSY with FRIENDLY STAFF. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards... More

Durham, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed one night after a very long flight prior to catching a train to the north from Kings Cross station. Incidentally if you are travelling from Gatwick and need to be in Kings Cross, I would recommend catching the First Capital Connect train to St Pancras (which is next to Kings Cross) which takes about 50 minutes but is a... More

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear that we have not fully met your expectations during your last visit at the Alhambra Hotel. We are glad that you found the ROOMS CLEAN and FRIENDLY STAFF but felt that the rooms were small. Unfortunately, and becauseof the CENTRAL LOCATION, rooms are not large in central London. Also because of listing regulations... More

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Address: 17-19 Argyle Street | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Alhambra Hotel 3*
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