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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 #33 of 522 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 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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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
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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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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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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*
Also Known As:
Kandara Guesthouse Hotel London
Kandara Guesthouse London, England

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A warm welcome is guaranteed at Kandara Guest House in Islington, north London. A family-run bed & breakfast, providing B&B accommodation for over 60 years! Situated in a quiet, leafy residential area just minutes from Islington's outstanding theatres and restaurants. Kandara is conveniently located for transport into both the West End and the City of London. We take pride in providing high quality, clean and comfortable accommodation. Providing a much-loved base to explore the capital, as well as a conveniently placed "second home" for those temporarily working in the city. ... more   less 
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