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Arriva Hotel

55 Swinton Street | Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NT, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is located close to Kings Cross station. The reception area is pleasant with comfortable seats. Unfortunately this was not reflected in the room which was small and had no seats except for a small stool. The room looked in need of some fresh paint and the amount of storage for belongings was minimal. Our room was at the... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My friend and I stayed at this Hotel while on a recent trip to London. We have stayed in another 3 Hotels in that area in previous years, however we both felt the Arriva Hotel was by far the best value for money. We received a very warm welcome from the staff on Reception and they were exceptionally friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An honest review if you are expexting the Hilton it is not but what it is, is a freindly hotel really accommodating the bathroom and beds were clean and had all the facilities you needed for a short stay a bargin if you ask me for a stay in central London close to station Camden somewhere to lay your head... More 

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Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at Arriva hotel with a friend the last weekend and I expected much more from the photos I'd seen on internet. It's very good for the position, awful for the cleanliness and the dimensions of the rooms. The worst thing was the bathroom: wc was dirt, basin too small and the shower didn't work well (it was impossible... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a disgrace. I expect budget accommodation for a fair price but I do not expect a carpet that smells, and I mean one that you can smell standing up - not sniffing the floor! Pubic hair in every corner of the bathroom and in the shower. Mould and crumbling skirting boards. And for a small room, a sizeable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here last week and was surprised with how nice it actually was, the rooms were clean and the beds were very comfy! I had a double room which was a comfortable size but the bathroom was a bit tight. My sisters stayed in a quadruple room which was very roomy! I was very happy with the rooms, only thing... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location - 7 min walk from Kings Cross St. Pancras. Clean rooms if a bit warm. A bit worn and basic but friendly service and space to keep luggage for early arrivals and check outs. I would stay again.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here last week for one night with friends. I was really impressed, the location is great, just a few minutes walk away from Kings Cross, the room was clean, tidy and very quiet, although we were at the back of the hotel. This is obviously a budget hotel, but was great value for money, would happily stay here again!

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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81 hotel reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a very good location for Kings Cross station, it is about 5 mins flat drag walk with suitcases to the hotel, with plenty of dropped kerbs etc. It is on a busy road, but there is secondary glazing in rooms which help, although on a hot day it could impact if window needed to be kept open. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It was clean, staff are professional and friendly. Everything is as described. Very close to King's Cross station and subway. If i go there again, i can stay there again. Good service and not expensive.

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