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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   68 Ockendon Road | Islington, N1 3NL, London, England
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Kandara Guesthouse
Ranked #35 of 525 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pomport, Aquitaine, France
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Kandara this July with our two teenage children. After staying at a variety of places in London earlier in our trip, the Kandara was like a breath of fresh air. Wonderful place, quiet, great English breakfast served according to your individual preferences, and the hosts are very open and helpful people. The street... More

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Kandara G, Owner at Kandara Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. There are 5 bus routes on Essex Road. All of these buses go to the Angel Station and the average waiting time for a bus is about 1 minute! Some of these routes run 24 hours a day (less frequent after midnight) Canonbury Station and Dalston Junction Station are about 7 minutes walk from... More

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I came in July and once again had a fantastic stay at Kandara. I have been coming for the last 17 years and the standard has never fell. It is always very clean and welcoming. Nothing is too much trouble. It is convenient to get to all areas of London very easily. I would never stay anywhere else in London.

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Stewart Manor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I haven't been to London in over 20 years and wanted to share a B & B experience with my 16 year old daughter. She LOVED it! A British aquaintance recommended Angel/Islington and I'm glad she did! The village was filled with great restaurants British food has come a long way. Gone are the days of only Fish and Chips... More

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I was on a four day course in Islington and stayed at the Kandara guest house, the owners and their family were very friendly, the Band B was in a quiet road close to the venue where my training course was - futures for children. it was also close to some lovely shops and restaurants near the Angel. the breakfasts... More

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Esbjerg, Denmark
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It is always pleasant to arrive at Kandara... a warm welcome, lovely rooms and a quiet environment makes it the perfect base for a stay in London!! - just returned from my fifth stay, and no doubt: I will return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Kind and welcoming owner, very nice house, immaculately clean everywhere. Pretty bedroom at the back, overlooking the gardens, quite quiet for London, comfy bed, great night's sleep. Shared bathrooms but no problems with that. What more can I say? Oh! tasty, well cooked breakfast in a pleasant dining room opening out onto the garden. We had a lovely stay with... More

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The Kandara Guesthouse, near Angel tube station and many busstops, turned out to be a very good find for us. We, two adults and two 14-year olds, had a nice room in the basement of the house with a bathroom in the corridor. Everything is spotlessly clean, service is very friendly and we loved the freshly cooked breakfasts with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We stayed friday to sunday (couple and 5-year old boy) and found the place very nice. It was easy to get to with public transport and the staff were very friendly. Bathrooms and toilets are outside the room, but nice and clean. The cooked english breakfast is also very good and the service was always friendly. Nice quiet neighborhood, with... More

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Mansfield
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

What a gem! Lovely and clean, breakfast superb in a very nice spot overlooking the garden and patio. Would defianetly use again. Proprietors very friendly and very clean. Parking was very easy on the street outside the guesthouse and free after 2pm at the weekend We used Kandara as we were visiting friends nearby but you could use as a... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

lovely b/b on arriving we were welcomed by the owner and the room was very nice. never had a problem with using the toilets outside the room. breakfast was cooked to order and was excellent, set in a quiet street just off essex , recommended.

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Additional Information about Kandara Guesthouse

Address: 68 Ockendon Road | Islington, N1 3NL, London, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Kandara Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Kandara Guesthouse Hotel London
Kandara Guesthouse London, England

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