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Arran House Hotel

77 - 79 Gower Street | Central London, England, London WC1E 6HJ, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having come to the Arran House for many years, I was sadly disappointed about the state of the place on my most recent visit (May 2013) ... after the place was sold by the previous owners. While the location obviously remains central and handy, the rooms and the service have suffered from the hotel's new ownership. One of the... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Good location Value for money Clean Very friendly staff Safe neighborhood Great breakfast Good internet facilities No elevator Small rooms Not so good laundry services Near Euston and Kings Cross Very near Goodge street and Oxford Street

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Newcastle-under-lyme
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Being a short walk from West End and price charged, I had reservations about quality of hotel. We were pleasantly surprised. staff very helpful, room clean and good value breakfast. We knew there was no en-suite, but they were kept clean and more than adequate. Would recommend and use this hotel again.

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Larkfield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Well located for a visit to the city. Rooms were clean and comfortable, albeit they could do with a lick of paint, but were more than adequate. Staff were friendly and the breakfast provided was good and plentiful. This is a budget hotel and we would be happy to use it again.

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port sunlight
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I'm quite sure that they will respond saying I could have read their T&Cs, but I think that misses the point. I was booked into this hotel for less than 150 seconds, before cancelling it after I found out my colleagues were staying elsewhere. Their cancellation policy varies room to room, so it wasn't until after I had returned home... More 

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Sussex
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is an ideal base for a short city break. I stayed one night in an ensuite single room. The room and bathroom were spotlessly clean, there were 4 good size towels just for me. The room was quite small but totally adequate with a tv and tea making facility. There was no noise within the hotel during the night... More 

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Bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a well-located, clean, friendly and budget-friendly hotel that is priced competitively for its offering. Ignore any grudging reviews. Rooms have either small ensuite bathrooms or shared facilities of which there is ample provision throughout the 36 room hotel. We were on the top floor in a family quad room with a window looking out onto a quiet street.... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The location of this hotel is good, easy to get to all tubes and buses we needed. We had a nice large room for a family of four, no A/C but 2 fans. The service was excellent, personal, all directions and recommendations accurate. The breakfast was good and plentiful. The coffee was not strong, but we made up for it... More 

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My sister was visiting from Australia and we wanted to stay in London for a few days before she flew back. We booked a room with 3 beds, when we arrived it had 4 but not a problem the room was still plenty big enough for the 3 of us. The bathroom was a little small but on the floor... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Have stayed at Arran House twice before, so seemed appropriate to stay there on our trip to London last year. Previously the hotel was owned by a family who made visitors welcome, served great breakfasts and ensured rooms were clean and comfortable. Our stay last year was a great disappointment. Unbeknown to us,the hotel had been sold, not for the... More 

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Address: 77 - 79 Gower Street | Central London, England, London WC1E 6HJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn
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Number of rooms: 29
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