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2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   16-18 Argyle Street, Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EG, England (Bloomsbury)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle-upon-tyne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another trip via London, another cheap hotel near King's Cross/St Pancras... The Central is only five minutes from the station. For the money we got a room which was large by London-budget-hotel standards, nicely decorated and with an en-suite shower room (which needed a little bit of TLC but was perfectly functional). Breakfast was basic but freshly-cooked and filling; no... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start, this was a surptripadvisor reak for my grandchildren as surprise break, it all went down hill as soon as we got to the room after asking for a room with a view, I was shocked that the window looked out onto a yard we were in fact in the basement, with a view of the trash. The... More 

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Great Yarmouth, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room is small and very basic but clean. Breakfast is included, was ok. Our room was not cleaned the second day, we slept in the first time the maid came. She said she would come back later on but didn't. The second night we came back to find the hotel was locked but after a short wait a member of... More 

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St. Ives, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose to stay at this hotel due to its location and price Wasn't expecting anything fantastic as it was fairly cheap for a very central London location and I have stayed in some horrible places in central London for a similar price! Hotel staff were friendly on arrival and our room was a simple clean, basic hotel room. Comfy bed,... More 

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Nottingham
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night in the upgraded single room which was good the breakfast was very good lot of choice and the 2 belle giovani donne con bei sorrisi erano così disponibile xx definitely would stay again

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Stayed here in a superior single room on a Saturday night in November. The hotel is very near St Pancras International, literally just across the road from the station. The room itself, like most others of similar rates in the vicinity, was rather small, but clean, and was good enough for a one night stay. It was unfortunately a bit... More 

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Stockholm
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Nice hotel just a few minutes walk from St Pancras/King's Cross and also within walking distance from places like The British Museum, Oxford Street and Covent Garden. Small but functional and clean rooms offering a good night's sleep. In the morning you're served a full English breakfast in the small but tidy breakfast room. Staff was very friendly and helpful... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel each time I visit London for a number of years now and have found it to be friendly and accomodating. It is spotlessly clean and they have recently refubisheded it. It is also a great central location, especially if you are travelling to and from Kings Cross.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Top points for its vicinity to the public transport (bus, metro, train). Cannot be any better. Clean room, spacious lobby. Will definitely return again. Breakfast area is cramp with only 4 tables, served by a grim dinner lady. However, she did her job well.

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B'Bugia, null, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great location, good price , very cleen and excellent breakfast . The service was brilliant i loved it and who wouldnt ? You only need a hotel to wash and sleep becaus the majority of the day youll be going atound london , so for your needs i would recommend this hotel ! 😊

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Address: 16-18 Argyle Street, Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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