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Howard Winchester Hotel

9 Argyle Square, London WC1H 8AS, England
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Ranked #670 of 1,050 Hotels in London
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Down for football game at arsenal, two minutes walk from Kings Cross so ideal. Staff ok room and bathroom clean but why no tea and coffee facilities in room . TV didn't work but only stayed for one night, breakfast ok but nothing flash would stay again but only for location.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

stopped here last weekend as was going to see Uriah Heep stopped here last year too does what it says 2 nights bed breakfast it did for what we needed near Kings Cross easy over the road shops pubs everything that needed for London nearby, we used the buses just get a day ticket for £5 each day

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a night, due to proximity to King's Cross. Look at the pictures and other bad reviews, they are not extreme in any way. London is surely an expensive place to stay, but I am sure that decent hotels can be found for not much more money. Everything about this hotel has 'cheap' written all over it...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Pokey little room, cramped, narrow stairs, WIFI was useless, breakfast was spartan, no accessible power points in room, shower was an appalling, feeble trickle and it sounds like there was an industrial laundry in the need room. Stay away.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I stayed at this hotel on a recent business trip to London and I will not be coming back. Reception staff rather unfriendly, I paid in cash and had no documents to sign and no written confirmation of my payment. My room (35- which I have read from previous comments was one of the worst) was situated right next to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The greeting at reception was indifferent. To say the least. We eventually found our room, which was the most basic room I have encountered. The bathroom was so small that a shower is just about possible. The shower leaked which made the entire bathroom wet. The walls are so thin that you think that other guests are in your room.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The location of the hotel is great, just a few minutes away from the tube. The room, although minuscule, had everything necessary and was not too dirty as compared to the standard of the city. However, my stay has been very uncomfortable. The bed was excessively soft, the walls so thin I could hear every movement and noise in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

HOD A GOOD TIME IN HW HOTEL , the room was very clean though very small ,3rd floor under the roof ,nice full English breakfast , but you have to be there before 9 AM , otherwise you'll loose your breakfast ( the first day ,arriviig at 9 AM I finally managed to have tea and toasts) , the guy... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Have you ever been camping? Its a cost effective way to enjoy some time with nature. Sure it stinks, you don't get a decent sleep, a decent shower, access to the internet, access to electricity, or basic comfort, but hey, you get to be close to nature and try something different. This hotel is essentially the same as camping, except... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

very basic, but receptionist staff very helpfull I found the rooms basic but clean the breakfast was good and was able to leave our luggage till we departed later that day the only downside is there is no tea and coffee facilties so you have to take your own or use Mcdonalds at end of the rd . I would... More 

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