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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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars NEW

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 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

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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Budapest, Hungary
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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