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The Castle Bar

2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   392 Camden Road | Lower Holloway, London N7 0SJ, England
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Ranked #97 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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great B&B, the breakfast is good, the rooms are clean and the owners are really cool. Quality/price is perfect! I recommend this B&B! I've been in a double room on the 3rd floor, very charming but a little bit too warm in summer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here during the Itunes Festival last September, only spent one night and it was more than adequate for the purpose of our stay and price we paid. The hotel is in a great location, around twenty minutes walk from Camden town centre. It also offers (limited) free parking on site, which is a rarity in the area! Not a... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was a really lovely little bed and breakfast that my friend and I stayed at during our recent visit to London. We stayed for eight nights on the top floor in room 10, which had a double bed, plenty of storage, a loveseat, a TV, a mini fridge, and a table equipped with all the fixings for tea and... More

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TheCastlebar, General Manager at The Castle Bar, responded to this review

Dear Brianna, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are very pleased that your staying at the CastleBar was pleasant. It was a pleasure to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you in a near future. Kind Regards Esperanza More

Prague, Czech Republic
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The Castle Bar is a Bed and Breakfast in Islington. It has easy connections to the centre of London and simple to get to from Kings Cross station on bus 91 and 17 from memory. Caledonian Tube station is a 10 minute walk away and one stop away from King Cross. We stayed for 5 nights in two rooms: room... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We have been here for 4 nights and had a great time. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the rooms are tidy and clean but would need some maintenance which is already planned according to owner. We had no issue with the shared bathroom, everything was very clean. The breakfast is amazing, you can choose between continental breakfast, french... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This place is tired and dingy and located in a dirty and unkempt area. The lady owner is very pleasant and the beds clean but otherwise it leaves a lot to be desired. There is no excuse for holes in ceilings or dreary stairways. Breakfast is fine but served in a grubby bar. There was a barbecue with ridiculously loud... More

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The friendly service and the excellent value for money breakfast far out way the condition of the room. Don't let this put you off though. The room I stayed in (in the converted attic space) was far from luxury, with its cracks and make shift patch of gaffer tape on the ceiling and slight damp patch in the far corner,... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The staff is very welcoming and the breakfast is great (full English or a large cheese and ham Omelette - both really good). The rooms and bathrooms are clean, the rooms are large and fitted with TV and fridge, and the location is good, being close to the Caledonian Road tube station, and several bus station (the 29 bus for... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is a great place to go if you want a great location, but need to save some money! The staff was amazingly helpful and welcoming, and the breakfast was great! The rooms were nothing special, but perfectly clean and had more than everything we needed. Overall, awesome!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is good Breakfast and Bed type accommodation. Location: The location of this is 7 minutes walking by Caledonian Road underground station. That's very good to visit to Central London because it's next to King's cross St Pancras underground station. Staff: Very kind and good working. Room: Clean, There are some tea bags and a kettle. Two bathroom for common... More

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Address: 392 Camden Road | Lower Holloway, London N7 0SJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Castle Bar 2*
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The Castle Bar is a Pub with accommodation (B&B), situated in Camden Road, a prime location in central London, The area is a quiet residential part of Islington with excellent connections to London's main shopping, cultural and Business in the heart of Central London. There are a total of 9 rooms in the hotel ranging from single, double and family rooms, with budget prices for a quality bed and breakfast accommodation in London. ... more   less 
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