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London Carlton Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Birkenhead Street, London C1H 8BA, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 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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Geneva switzerland.
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing this hotel has got going for it is its excellent location, it is just over the road from kings cross station. However, service was terrible, the reception boy was so uninterested and when asked for any ideas on late night hot food simply replied, 'out there'. He was just unnecessarily rude and to put it simply, a... More

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The worst Hotel I've ever stayed in! Twin room size was adequate but it was very basic and the noise inside & outside the hotel continued all night. There were 2 cups, 1 saucer and no spoon to make a drink with and the kettle was still full from the previous occupants. The bathroom was tiny with no window and... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was quite clean but smelled strongly of bleach when we first entered. The receptionist was not particularly friendly or pleasant. The corridors were filled with bags of sheets like some kind of dump. There was no air conditioning and the room was in full sunlight all day. The room was very small and the bed smallish for a... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel was NOT a three star hotel! Room was basic, beds hard but clean. Bedroom fixturescand fittings were either damaged or dirty. Bathroom was awful: dirty bath surround and a piece of wood stuck on door (to cover a hole?). No attention to detail (one saucer, no spoons, kettle full up with water from previous occupant). Did not sleep due... More

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Milan, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

One of the worst hotel I've ever been: for a price of £118, a so-called "triple room", as large as a single room, with one small bed and another bed just a litte large than a single one. Noisy, not telephone, with wake-up call made by knocking on the door. The toilets are very poor, with no shampoo at all... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My Grandmother booked this hotel, so before flying to London I went onto trip advisor and read all the reviews and I got a little scared because most were not good reviews. Yes the rooms and bathrooms are small, but seriously you're not going overseas to spend the day in the room. Location was great, directly across the road from... More

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Kildare, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stayed with my family in two rooms in this hotel for 3 nights July 2014. The mattress on the bed was very uncomfortable and the bed made so much noise it kept us awake. The noise from people walking on the floor above was unbelievable, not just footsteps it was like elephants up there. The were no shades on... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
40 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

... including a decent English breakfast in an overcrowded room and an almost reliable wi-fi. Proximity of the stations a big plus. Walls too thin (at least in the annex). The hotel could invest more in new curtains - these cannot block the outside light so the daylight wakes you if the neighbours are not quicker.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Simple rooms very close to Kings cross. Main building with bigger size but can be noisy and hot during summer. Good and complete english breakfast included. New building with new smaller rooms and more quiet, but without elevator.

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Saint John, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We selected this hotel because of its proximity to Kings Cross station. We wanted to be on the Piccadilly tube line so we would have easy transfer to Heathrow Airport the following day. When we checked in, the clerk tried to charge us 10 GBP more for our room, but we had our confirmation, so she could only charge us... More

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Address: Birkenhead Street, London C1H 8BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — London Carlton Hotel 3*
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