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Mentone Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   54 - 56 Cartwright Gardens, London WC1 H9EL, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like all London hotels, the Mentone is too expensive for what it offers. So, what does it offer? Location is pretty good, close to the British Museum and on the pleasant surrounds of Cartwright Gardens - but beware, this is close to unviersity accommodation and a couple of (good) pubs, so be prepared for late night revellry and noise if... More

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Stjordal, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fair enough, hotels in London are generally over priced, but this is just taking the piss. 80£ a night for a box-sized room? That is just not on. I usually stay in hotels (Mercure, Ibis, HI etc.) priced at some 100-140£ a night and thought I'd try a budget hotel to save a bit of money. If cleanliness, sleep quality... More

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there, sorry we endured, three days at this hotel in August 2014. Good things....ummmm....it was clean and the location was good for Russell Square underground station, that's about all. The first room we had was smaller than the bathroom we have at home, barely big enough to get a double bed in, no closet, no a/c and the... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very clean, accessible and excellent quality hotel - the bed was comfortable, the breakfast was very good, and the rooms very comfortable. What more could you want! Excellent value for money, and plenty of good pubs nearby.

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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked the single room here for a couple of nights, which was very small, with old-fashioned decor, but I wasn't expecting anything fancy for the price I paid. Checking in and out were very quick and easy, and the street it's on is pretty and feels safe. Good choice for a short stopover.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Mentone for 2 nights 28-30 July. Our room was comfortable, clean, nice deep bath and quiet. The staff were friendly, good breakfast with lots of choice. It's a 15 minute walk through Bloomsbury and Holborn to the theatres and bars of the west end, with lots of nice pubs along the way.

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Spofford, New Hampshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and have no complaints. We understood from the start that this was a pedestrian sort of small hotel. The room was small and the bathroom was very small, but it was clean and the bed was crisp and comfortable. Breakfast was very nice and the staff were great. The day we checked out they... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stopped here for 1 night. It is in a great location, and an easy 30 minute walk to Covent Garden and close to Euston and St Pancras. It is also very good value for money for London and includes breakfast which is very good, although a little rushed and in quite a small room in the basement. The rooms are... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Hotel is in perfect location for our needs close to StPancras trainstation and to British library. We stayed at two rooms, first 3 nights at the top floor - about 50 steps, nice view, a bit small room for 3, but was OK. The other room was on ground floor and rather nice and OK as well. Full English breakfast... More

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Address: 54 - 56 Cartwright Gardens, London WC1 H9EL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Mentone Hotel 3*
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The Mentone Hotel is a bed and breakfast situated on beautiful Cartwright Gardens in the Bloomsbury area of Central London. The hotel has been owned and managed by the same family since 1972 and has long been a popular choice with tourists and business travelers due to its pleasant surroundings and convenient location. We are just a stone's throw away from The British Museum, University of London, The British Library, Oxford Street, Eurostar, the West End Theatre District, and the neighbouring areas of Soho, Holborn and Covent Garden.The hotel occupies three townhouses on a Georgian crescent and consists of five levels (lower ground floor, ground floor, first floor, second floor and third floor). The townhouses are Grade II listed and the hotel has no lifts (elevators). We are a non-smoking establishment. ... more   less 
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