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Arriva Hotel

2.0 of 5 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were stuck in Kings Cross London on the 4th Jan 2015. On searching the internet I came across the Arriva Hotel 55 Swinton Rd WC1X 9NT. At first I could not believe the price-£40 for a double room in the centre of London . I took a chance and booked the room. On arrival we were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small room but clean. Was noisy both from outside (Trafiic jam all day long) and inside (could hear other people talking clearly). Room has almost everything you need: bed, TV, Coffee/Tea, kettle, hairdryer, comfy bed but no fridge. Room service everyday. Wifi and breakfast cost money. Located 5 min walk from Kings Cross Station and various Bus lines. Luggage storage... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Room has everything you require, Bed, TV, Tea & Coffee. The bathroom couldn't be any smaller but has everything in that you need. The room was clean & well maintained. There are no frills to the hotel, if you want character then book somewhere else at twice the price!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Room was adequate, clean and very warm. It was a bit small and lacked character but did the job as a base for a weekend stay in London without breaking the bank. We didn't have breakfast so could not comment on that.

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

There are loads of hotels in Kings Cross at a similar price and this is the best of all those I've stayed in. The room was clean and looked recently refurbished. The bathroom was small but clean and good quality fittings. The bed was comfy, and the window opened in the room. I can't remember the last time I had... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

we chose this for its location as had to catch the train to the airport the next day. The room was adequate with tea and coffee, kettle and hairdryer which was great. Disappointed though that they charged for both wifi use and to hold our bags the next morning on checking out since we had experienced both services for free... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

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 November 24, 2014

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 November 24, 2014

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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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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