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Arran House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   77 - 79 Gower Street | Central London, England, London WC1E 6HJ, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #236 of 513 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel's ratings didn't look too bad and it was less expensive than many places in London. It was a thoroughly miserable experience. The first room was in the dank basement that smelled, was claustrophobic and below street level so you couldn't even safely open the window. I asked for another room and got one the next day. It was... More

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Paderborn, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was in the right location for us and it is easy to travel about from here using the buses/tube. The hotel is like a hostel- walk in and the carpet is threadbare- there is a lounge area that looks like it belongs in a student hall of residence- the reception is a little room stuck at the back- didn't... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The staff was willing to help with my requests and the breakfast was good. Rooms are small, and bathrooms look like one of those boat cabins (no tiles, just plastic covering), however bathroom was clean. For location you get, the place is decent.

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Cologne, France
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Really? Where are the positive reviews are coming from? I understand that not all rooms might be the same, but the bugs in the breakfast room where plain to see for every guest! The room I got wasnt clean and neither was the shared bathroom. Yuk! I only stayed for one night, because after that one night I found some... More

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

1.i was bitten by fleassss for 30 times it's after two days i still uncomfortable 2.water heater was broken for 2 days whole of guests only have two bathroom to wash everyone stay in queue for long time 3.breakfast was so simple and not good

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Rome, Italy
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Arran House is very well located, right on Gower Street, close to the British Museum and just a short walk away from the city centre. The place is very clean and the staff unfailingly helpful (Rojas, in particular, was nice and even caring). However, be aware that bathrooms are shared, rooms are tiny and hallways can be a little noisy.... More

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Bristol. England.
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

My mother and I booked the Arran Hotel for a Christmas Shopping trip on a Sunday. Upon arriving at the hotel, we were pleasantly surprised at the hotel's close proximity to the Tube and also the very friendly receptionist who took our cases and provided us with tea. We headed out for a long day of shopping and came back... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

I stayed at the Arran house hotel for 3 nights and was happy with my choice of hotel. All the staff were very friendly and it was in a good location as the train/tube was in walking distance. I was on the top floor and even though I had to trek up the stairs it made it worth while when... More

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Palo Alto, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

OK fellow travelers, it might not be exactly what you expect, so, bullet points! - This is in an insanely expensive neighborhood. So it's priced like a high end place (read $300 for a double occupancy room), but is more "mid grade" or "homey." The business hotels in the area are $500 per night for smaller, yes, smaller (but nicer... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I was only staying in London for a night so I only needed a bed but if you are a family and/or if you plan to stay for a few days, don't stay in this hotel. The room is tiny, I haven't been shown where the bathroom was, the guy at the reception was nice but could *just* speak english.... 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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Ranked #236 of 513 B&Bs / Inns in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Arran House Hotel 3*
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