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Arriva Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   55 Swinton Street | Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NT, England (Islington / Clerkenwell)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

my girlfriend and i stayed here for one night on the 18th November. We were catching the Eurostar in the morning so the location of this hotel was excellent as it was only a few minutes walk from St Pancras. The hotel is budget but on the better scale. The room was clean and comfortable and the noise levels were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am a mid fifties woman, travelling alone and needed a cheap hotel near kings cross to get an early train. I chose arriva because it was the cheapest hotel I could get for the night, apart from a hostel! Near to kings cross I let the hotel know I would be arriving around midnight and was slightly concerned after... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location good, but you get what you pay for. Street noise terrible with paper thin walls. Reception also incredibly rude, unhelpful and argumentative when we were woken by builders in the room above at 9:30am (!) Would never stay here again and would highly recommend others to stay clear. A hostel would rate better than this.

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unbelievably bad. The hotel is very basic, and very noisy as the walls and floors are paper thin. The manager/receptionist was incredibly rude and ignorant when we complained about builders working in the room above in the morning. You've been warned. Find another hotel.

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked here on a deal and regretted it. Ground floor room really noisy, poorly lit, with only a stool and a shelf to put my laptop on. Reception friendly enough, but in the end I gave up and went somewhere else.

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Dublin, Ireland
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was booked by my office for an overnight in London, the reviews were scary and I was apprehensive. Reception was friendly, we arrived very late, the room was teeny, when I sat on the loo my face was inches from the sink, walls were thin, BUT it was clean, felt safe, was adequate for the night. I would not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good for the inexpensvie price. Basic and clean, friendly and helpfull staff. Close to St.Pancras walking distance to both Kings Cross and St Pancrass Station. Pub at the end of street serve very good economical meals.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An overall good experience at this hotel for what I initially expected (reading other reviews etc.) The location is very good (next to King's Cross St. Pancras station,) and safe I would safe since it's close to a major train station and the room was quite small but clean. It's a good choice if you are traveling solo and are... More

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very much a budget option. Close to King's Cross station so good transport links.Short taxi ride to Clerkenwell which has decent bars and restaurants.Hotel is very basic.No facilities apart from breakfast room.Rooms pretty small and in need of a bit of updating.Grand for the one night.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I write this having woken up early on my second night of staying. I have mixed feelings about this hotel. It is certainly needing an overhaul in terms of decor and I had a problem with my sink. But the welcome I got was warm and friendly and when I reported the sink they fixed it. My room was clean... More

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Address: 55 Swinton Street | Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Islington / Clerkenwell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Arriva Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 67
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