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City Inn Express

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   144-A Mare Street | Hackney, London E8 3SG, England (Victoria)
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chose this hotel because my boyfriend and I were attending Lovebox Festival in Victoria Park. Read some reviews on this website and booked the room with an open mind. It was pretty hard to find, however a taxi driver was very helpful. Pleasantly surprised at the inside of the hotel at reception; seemed modern and open. The day staff were... More

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is in perfect location for lovebox (festival at Victoria park). 24 hour reception was perfect. The hotel was very clean, however a few minor faults was not having a fridge and also that the hotel didn't sell food or drink. The staff were friendly, particularly the cleaner and the guy working the day shifts on our weekend stay.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here to attend a nearby music event. Very difficult to find as it is in a back alley. Found toenail clippings on our floor, previous guests items in drawers, mould in the bathroom. The bed was clean and tidy. Shower was filthy. This hotel has very bad noise problems from slamming fire doors. Bad soundproofing means you can... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My plans changed last minute and needed a hotel close to Stratford for a early meeting the regular chains I stop at where fully booked or wanting £500 a night so I booked this hotel as I only needed a bed for one night . It took a little bit to find it as it's hid on a little entrance... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This place looked really uninviting as we approached the hotel, but inside it's clean and secure. The shower didn't work very well, but the beds were large and comfortable. Perfect location for events in the Hackney area. Staff were very polite and helpful. Less than 5 minute walk from London Fields train station. If you stay here, walk to Broadway... More

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Brandeston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Over the last few years I have used this hotel and always find the staff helpful and the rooms clean. This is a budget hotel , so your expectations are not great. It is always clean and the staff are helpful. Free parking in London is a real bonus. Highly recommended and never had a dirty room. Hackney is now... More

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I stay here about 3 times per year (twice this week). It's a great base from which to visit my clients in Hackney, Dalston and Clapton. I have always received good and friendly service from the staff. This year it's obvious that a program of renovation is underway, with fresh paint and new bed mattresses. The showeroom/w's are en-suite, but... More

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Hamburg, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

if you want to find the hotel in marestreet you will fail. its in an back yard of the side street. i was a bit shocked when i arrived there. the room is not in a good state. everything is dirty and the bath was horrible dirty- dirt and mould . probably you'll find some bogies on the wall. i... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

we stayed in september 13 this is a buget 1 star hotel the price is great for a hotel in london the sheets are crisp and white and i thought every thing was nice and clean what more can you asked for for the price 2 faults the curtains need fixing back on pole as they are a bit higgdly... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights as we were attending a wedding in Hackney and wanted something reasonable. The person who greeted us was very friendly and even took one of our cases up to our room. We couldnt have picked a better place as the wedding was at the town hall which was within walking distance.The only... More

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cityinnexp, General Manager at City Inn Express, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your comments regarding the City Inn Express London on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed most the hotel facilities and found our staff friendly. Thank you once again for your review and I hope to have an opportunity of welcoming you back again soon it was a pleasure... More

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Address: 144-A Mare Street | Hackney, London E8 3SG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Victoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — City Inn Express 3*
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City Inn Express London Fields is a budget hotel located in East London near Hackney, Bethnal Green, Old Street, and Shoreditch. If you’re looking for cheap hotels in London, with affordable quality accomodation in a unique section of London, this hotel is the right choice for you. The rooms are neutrally decorated with a feel of calm and are designed to meet your demands in order to allow you a peaceful night sleep.For the business traveler, City Inn Express is with in easy access to Financial and Business districts such as The City of London, London Liverpool Street, Canary Wharf, London Bridge, Fleet Street, Old Street and the Excel London. City inn Express is less than 5 minutes walk from London Fields station, a 15 minutes walk from Bethnal Green tube. With a bus stop directly outside the hotel, it offers easy access to all London's business districts.For the London explorer , London’s main areas of interest lie to the East of the City, and the City Inn Express Hotel is at the center of it all, with something for everyone. From trendy bars, restaurants and some of the world’s best known clubs in nearby Old Street, to the shopping districts of the West End, Oxford Street, Old Spitafields, Brick Lane and Borough Markets all a short hop away, makes this hotel a great starting point in order to explore London. ... more   less 
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