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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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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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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff and excellent location near King's Cross. Convenient if you are arriving/departing via the Eurostar. Rooms are extremely basic with bathrooms so tiny one cannot turn around in them. Decided to laugh through the difficulties of showering in a thimble. Breakfast was typical for this type of hotel.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The most important at hotel reception is to find friendly staffs to help you to get what you asked for. Therefore, Alhambra Hotel has friendly reception staff, manager and other staffs. However, the hotel is in good location. In addition to that, the room, which I got, is so nice and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were staying 3 nights at the Alhambra Hotel and the only one bad thing to write is that wehad to leave back home!! The hotel is small and very family type! The owner is nice as wall as the employees! Breakfast is large, wifi is free and works well!!, the street is quiet. The hotel is near the StPancrace... More

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The advert for this hotel mentions only one building with 24 hour manned reception. We were sent to a different building with no reception, up 3 flights of steep, narrow stairs, into the attic, which meant that we had to cross the road each day for breakfast, and to contact a member of staff. I feel that the narrow stairs... More

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry if we have not met your expectations. We really wanted you to enjoy your stay with us. For over 40 years Customer Service has always been our greatest success and all comments are important to us. Please note that Reception is open 24 hours, 7 days per week and we have CCTV in place 24... More

Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for the night before catching the early Eurostar to Paris the next morning. It was extremely convenient and whilst the room was pretty tiny it was perfectly adequate. Breakfast was sensational with very efficient service. We ate at Mabels Tavern just off the Euston Road which I would recommend highly. The WiFi was the only dodgy thing... More

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the BREAKFAST SERVICE and CHOICE SENSATIONAL. With regards to the WI-FI, we have looked into it and fixed the issue since. Once again thank you for placing your comments on TripAdvisor. Kind Regards Hotel Manager More

Milan, Italy
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i am really satisfied about my reservation in this hotel. in many occasions the staff, everyone, shows his kindness (from moving my luggages after changing room,last day breakfast served at 645 in a wonderful way to permit me to leave on time), and i can feel a little familiarity at every breakfast....not being in one of that hotel in which... More

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so glad to hear that you fully enjoyed your stay with us! At the Alhambra Hotel every guest is not just a number! In fact about 30% of our guests are RETURN GUESTS. We are also happy to know that you found the STAFF ARE KIND AND THE HOTEL CLEAN! Finally, eventough the breakfast is served... More

Hengelo, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughters spend the first days of the week themselves in this hotel. They had nice room at the opposite of the main building. Rooms are good, not big, but everything is there. Me and my wife came midweek and had a room on the fist floor. Also a good room. Because it was hot in London the management printed... More

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the recent opinion on TripAdvisor. It gives us enormous joy to know that you were satisfied with your stay. We have experienced some very hot weather in London and since we have placed fans in every room at the hotel. You also considered the Hotel a GOOD PLACE TO STAY IN CENTRAL LONDON. We are... More

Truro, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is clean, well presented and comfortable.Bruno and his staff are most helpful. He oversaw a very busy breakfast time efficiently and with great courtesy. The location is particularly good. We will return

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to place your opinion on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to know that you were happy with the LOCATION, found the hotel WELL PRESENTED AND CLEAN with EFFICIENT AND HELPFUL STAFF. Also we are encouraged to hear that you WILL RETURN to the Alhambra hotel. Kind Regards Hotel Manager More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is not everything we were expecting more from this establishment. Sadly we were disappointed with our stay here as well as the service we received during our stay, needless to say we ended up staying across the road on the ground floor on a hot July night with no air con or fan and right beside the entry door... More

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your stay. As a family business for over 40 years we do try hard. We offer a GOOD LOCATION, CLEAN ROOM AND A DECENT BREAKFAST. Over the last 2 weeks we have experienced very hot weather in London and some rooms were very warm but we have since placed... 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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