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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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Ranked #826 of 1,073 hotels in London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014
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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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Paris, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

3 days stay in a TINY room for three people. The room was very noisy and it was extremely hot inside! The receptionists were kind, they avoided us to be charged for breakfast or for the last day luggage deposit, but it was the minimum after receiving such a treatment despite the reservation made several months in advance! The walls... More

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Caracas, Venezuela
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It's not too bad to stay, if you're looking for just a place to sleep after sightseeing the city for two days. They offer breakfast for 2.50 pounds that seems for homeless. The room floor was dusty, I had to take several pills for alergy... the carpets maybe had months or years without cleaning. Too much car noise at night.... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

In my opinion this hotel was, by some distance, the worst I think I have ever stayed in and the company I used to book it with agreed a rate of £129 for a room with breakfast. Not sure what the other £100 was for. Room small, almost clean in places, bathroom tiny, carpet indescribable, no restaurant, makes the local... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Scary place. My family wouldn't have forgiven me if I'd stayed here. I couldn't have slept a wink. Room small and very basic. Staff were scary. I had to leave and find somewhere else within minutes of being shown my room. Of course they wouldn't give me a refund. Shocked to think it was on late rooms. I know it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The double room was small and there was a lot of noise from the road. Skipped breakfast due to poor night. Only good for a one night stay for access to St Pancras or other local place if you are not fussy about where you stay. Will look for other hotel for future trips.

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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Can't go wrong if you want a quick stopover just for a bed and a wash. In a great location close to Euston station. It's clean and a 24 hour desk. I'd come back if it was just a bed I was after for a cheap price.

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Plymouth UK
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12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My wife and I booked this hotel for the night as we had tickets for the Eurostar the next day. Cheap and cheerful; you get what you pay for. Within easy reach from kings cross underground and st pancras international. The rooms arent massive but again for £70 in London dont expect much. Wouldn't stay more than a couple of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Good location (walk from kings cross station) and the staff were very friendly as well as helpful. Breakfast room was too busy to actually go but looked ok. There is safe storage for your personal valuable items. Rooms ok, nothing to rave about but livable for a couple of days.

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Stavanger, Norway
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Booked this hotel for four nights, but checked out after only one. The pictures on the website were very misleading. The room, that was suppose to be a double room, was so small that we could only be on the floor one at a time. It felt dirty, the sink didn't work properly, the curtains were old and torn and... More

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Ideally situated for sightseeing as it is close to major tourist sites and transport. Breakfast is simple but unlimited and is good value for money. The Triple room was in the basement, simple and clean, the beds comfortable, the toilet clean, but no chairs. As far as the view was concerned, it was better to draw the curtains. Tea and... 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*
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This central London hotel just 5-minutes from King’s Cross rail station, offering well-maintained reliable facilities and an attentive, professional service. Compact, practical rooms with standard interior design throughout, complement excellent public transport links with tube, bus, taxi and regional rail links to every essential London destination on your doorstep. A short stroll from the British Museum and fashionable Bloomsbury, this hotel is a convenient, welcoming location for your London trip, be it for business or pleasure. ... more   less 
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