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Central Station

37 Wharfdale Road | King's Cross, London N1 9SD, England
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Ranked #289 of 522 London B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed here the last three times i've made the trip back down to London on business and I have to be hoenst, its pretty much spot on. The outside makes you a little bit wary - it is, after all, a hotel above a pub in Kings Cross. Ont eh way up to the rooms the staircase is a... More

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martincentral, Owner at Central Station, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. I have almost finished re-furbishing the rooms with new soundproofing, carpets, beds, lighting and furniture, (one room left to do next week) It gives me great pleasure that my efforts are appreciated and that you enjoyed your stays with us. I shall be tackling the staircase in the next coming weeks and I do... More

Oslo, Norway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I spent two nights in this hotel during a weekend in London. This is a nice small budget hotel in a very old building located near King's Cross. The hotel is located on the floors above the bar with the same name and owners. The hotel has no separate front desk, and check-in is done by the bar on the... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I stayed here on business in December, and found the prices very reasonable, given its close proximity to Kings Cross. The room was small but comfortable, I slept well (they included earplugs, but I didn't need them!) The only complaint I had was that a very odd woman was in the bar area and felt inclined to tell me that... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Place needs a good makeover and to re evaluate some of the staff! Felt that a manager made me feel very uncomfortable and he was new! But for location it's perfect, bathroom but dodgy and my breakfast could do with a little bit more love! Club was a little loud late at night and was abit difficult to sleep.

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martincentral, Owner at Central Station, responded to this review

Firstly my apologies for not replying earlier, I've only just seen this review. Calling my home rancid is a very unkind thing to say. I'm sorry that a member of staff made you feel uncomfortable but then he was new to the job and was probably nervous, like most of us when starting a new job. We are only human... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

based on the price this is a horrible hotel, rundown with bad service. ive seen many backpackers in better states with better service. the only good side is the location so you can spend as less time here as possible.

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martincentral, Owner at Central Station, responded to this review

The place isn't run down or horrible, it is also my home! how rude of you. We are continously working on improving the building and our facilities. I honestly don't know what you mean by bad service, my staff are always being praised for their friendliness and will go out of their way to help as will I. All our... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We arrived to the hotel around 10am with their doors completely closed and locked with a simple note saying they will open at noon. No phone numbers or bells to be seen. We were forced to tow our luggage to the nearest hotel- Premier Inn- which had much better service albeit for a higher price. They even charged us for... More

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martincentral, Owner at Central Station, responded to this review

This guest made a reservation via booking.com. It clearly states that our check in time is from 2 pm onward. There was no mention on the booking form of their early arrival just a request for a room on the upper floor. The guest says he arrived at 10 am a full four hours before check in time and also... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

i seldom review accommodation i stay i,n due to the amount of hotels i need to stay in due to my work, as a contractor you move around a lot of places and tend to find each faceless corporate chain blends into another. However having read the previous review i do feel the need to balance a few of the... More

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Amersham
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Stayed for two nights, and the room was not touched during our stay. The bed was not made on the second day, nor towels refreshed. The towels themselves had seen considerably better days. The room had the overall appearance of being clean, until you started looking between the bed and the bedside tables. Room 22 was permeated with the smell... More

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martincentral, Owner at Central Station, responded to this review

I have spoken to our housekeeper and she assures me that your room was tidied up. Regarding the towels if you'd left them hanging up then they wouldn't have been replenished, if they were left on the floor then they would have, pretty much standard practice in most places and also as we say in our welcome pack in the... More

Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
39 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Although Central Station has since played down its status as a gay bar - (it still essentially is, in a de facto sense), there's no doubt it still has a certain charm and is almost a timewarp as to what King's Cross used to be like as an area - rough and ready - which sums the place up beautifully.... More

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Scotland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

I have stayed here a number of times and whilst it is a hotel catering for guests on a modest budget, I can't fault it for hospitality. While the rooms are basic, they are comfortable and clean. The breakfast is one if the best in London.

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Address: 37 Wharfdale Road | King's Cross, London N1 9SD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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