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1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   23 Swinton Street | Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NL, England (Islington / Clerkenwell)
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Ranked #995 of 1,054 Hotels in London
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The budget hotel did what it said on the tin, it wasn't awful and for the price we paid served a purpose. That said, the room was dark and damp and the communal shower didn't work and the staff were unfriendly. I would have no problem staying again if I needed somewhere to stay on a budget last minute just... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, what can i say...you get what you pay for! £39 for a double room in London seemed good....too good to be true. It was late and it was better than trecking round trying to find somewhere else, or sleeping on a bench!! A small amount of money on the owner's part would have improved it, maybe box off the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Dingy, dirty, uneven flooring, dirty bathroom, overly narrow staircases that threaten to break upon luggage being brought across, no a/c or fan, dirty floors, dirty walls and ceiling, door that doesn't lock properly, tv that doesn't work, dirty sheets and linen, staff who can't seem to speak english even though we're right smack in London. Please don't waste your money... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Hotel was as expected, basic but clean. Main problem was someone came into our room during the night. They had keys so assume it was staff. Not acceptable especially as we had children in room too. Bathroom was ok and clean but no bin. Will look at youth hostels next time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Sometimes London gets full and even the really bad hotels can charge good money for shabby accommodation. This is the situation I find myself in tonight . The place is run down and need of lots of attention . The worsed though is the 3 hours drilling I ve endured tonight . It must be major works going on and... More

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West Lothian, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

When I arrived late in the evening by myself as my friend was arriving the following day I was asked to pay upfront. I explained that my friend had already paid and I had given her my half so don't understand why I am being asked to pay now (£90 for a twin for 2 nights!!). The money had already... More

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Address: 23 Swinton Street | Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Islington / Clerkenwell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Budget Guest House 1*
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