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Central Hotel

2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   16-18 Argyle Street, Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EG, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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Ranked #216 of 526 London B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent here two nights. The hotel is very well located. Decent and clean. Beds are comfortable. Batroom and Room were small but perfect for tourists who need a place to sleep. Price quite ok considering average price/quality in London. Served english breakfast not so high quality but there are no alternatives offered.

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Lincolnshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, when initially booked, I did request a ground floor or first floor room and this was acknowledged in the reply to me. I did however, bring this point up again on the morning of when we were arriving in the evening. I was informed by Joanne that we had been given a 2nd floor twin room, or that a... More

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

dead opposite st.pancras,i think you would call compact,you can go left or right from reception to your room depending on your number,the stairs are steep and winedy and you have to negotiate fie doors as well not good if you have suitcases,fortunately there was someone avaliable to take our suitcase up as we were on the top floor(having asked for... More

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Glengarry, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Warning Stay Away From This Place. We stayed there one night and that was bad enough. Shower was mouldy, Paper Bath Mat, Toilet wouldn't flush, Bathroom tiny you couldn't get changed in there no room and I'm only a tiny person. It look liked someone had ejaculated on the wall behind the bed. Floor Dirty, Could Hear Trains All Night.

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Central location, reasonable room and ok value for money but we did not get breakfast on either day because there was not enough space in the dining room - breakfast should be optional and taken off the price - and VERY noisy. Water pressure even on cold tap very erratic and shower room (shared) too small to allow proper drying... More

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Newcastle
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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the family room in the basement (room 6). It was smelly, damp and in need of a serious clean. Furniture very dated. The shower was disgusting. The grout was black and the silicone sealant was covered with mould. The radiator was thick with dust and an old plastic spoon had been stick in it for a long time.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location that is very convenient for Eurostar. precisely what I needed to get the 07:55 Eurostar to take my grandchildren to Paris. We booked a family room to sleep four. The room was clean and presentable and did not have the musty smell often found in cheap lodgings. There was a fan to keep... More

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taunton
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here after returning from brussels first impressions were good until we got to room smallest room i have ever stayed in toilet and shower no different could hardly bend to wash your face .was told breakfast was 7 until 9 went down830 and was told their was no room as they only had about four tables in tiny room... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I arrived to a friendly welcome but we had paid for "delux" room and after we entered room 25 we wondered what a standard room must be like ! Room was so small we could not even open the the waldrobe properly ! The room itself was clean but the bathroom after use started to smell rather... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was a great location, I could almost hop on any line at St Pancras/kings cross. Very convenient for eurostar early departures, easy for Heathrow. Bathrooms were very small and could maybe do with updating, but the rooms were great with tea and coffee facilities.. and wifi. Staff were friendly and helpful after they got to know you a bit... More

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