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Swinton Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   18-24 Swinton Street, London WC1X 9NX, England (Islington / Clerkenwell)
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Ranked #816 of 1,073 hotels in London
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well, I wasn't expecting the Ritz, however the room was clean and comfortable. Nice touch - a couple of packets of biscuits and a bottle of water in the room! There was a kettle and a hairdryer which was really unexpected! Shower beautifully clean. Even though I was on the front of the hotel and it is on a busy... More

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Saint Cloud, MN
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We needed a hotel just for a night and near St Pancras which is all this hotel really offers (location). Half of the lights didn't work, tv didn't work (front desk wasn't any help), and the shower didn't drain correctly causing the water to fill up at the bottom of the shower, which made chunks of dirt/whatever from the shower... More

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Crawshaw Booth, null, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a fancy, high class hotel where you can spend plenty of time and relax... GO ELSEWHERE. If you are here for a few nights and are looking for a place to crash... it's ideal. We stayed in a twin room while working down here, it's walking distance to King's Cross St. Pancras and plenty of... More

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rude reception staff - this particular front desk person looked as though he had been in a fight. Room in basement - stuffy and hot - no air con - fan available but ancient with questionable health and safety...TV was not wired up and had loose live wires surrounding it. Arrived to find someone having a bonfire in the garden... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed here for two nights on a recent long weekend visit to London. Yes, it is a budget hotel and not luxurious by any standards. But staff friendly and helpful, sheets and towels clean and changed daily, tea and coffee in room replenished daily, close to Kings Cross and St. Pancras, breakfast consists of tea, coffee,... More

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Waterloo Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed one night on July 1st in this hotel. It is close to the St. Pancras station especially practical for Eurostar travellers ! You can walk there from the Station. The staff is very friendly, our room (n°6) small but very clean and had everything we needed. The best was we had a door in our room leading to... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First night, gun shots out the back and being situated in the basement it was like being in a frying pan with a bathroom that's like a Rubix cube where the shower was situated half a metre from the toilet with no curtain with mold on the shower head. The staff where also banging about At 3-30 in morning on... More

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Berlin, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in room 21. The room was clean and comfortable. It was a bit cosy. The bathroom was tight and looked as though it was newly renovated. It was very nice and quiet. Swinton Staff were very nice and reminded us that breakfast was included with the room. The continental breakfast was nice with table service. King's Cross Underground... More

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Greensboro
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Lift stopped working- I am recovering from knee surgery. When I let the desk know, (about the lift and the knee surgery) the staff member barely flicked a glance up from his cell phone and said that the lift likes to play games. Bottom of bathroom door was rotted. Huge line in hot lobby to check in. Supposed to leave... More

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We needed somewhere to sleep for the night. Spotted this hotel and thought it would be ideal. The pictures on the booking site looked decent! Ok so let's start off with the pros: - Very cheap for location in London - clean room Now for the cons: - smelly reception area. - dirty corridors - hot rooms with no aircon... More

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Address: 18-24 Swinton Street, London WC1X 9NX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Islington / Clerkenwell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Swinton Hotel 3.5*
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