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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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14 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here after a night out and didn't expect much. We booked a family room which came with a double and 2 single beds which took up almost all the floor space. The shower room was the tiniest I've ever seen but did the job. Unlike some others we did have a problem finding it, tucked away down a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is generally of a good standard Check-in was efficient and the staff were friendly and efficient at all times and very helpful and they have a left luggage service which is great 24 hours reception and a free car parking .The room was clean and the bathroom is small and only sop no shampoo or gel the breakfast... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have stayed in this hotel and it was very pleasant stay ,staff was very friendly.service was quiet nice as well even though I came to my room late at night but had no issues at all and receptionist was there and was quiet accommodating.The only issue I had was no wi if in the room and I had to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

first the location was good, i had no problems in finding this hotel on map. The hotel has its own free parking. I arrived to the hotel around midnight, staff was very friendly and warmly welcoming. The guy on the reception helped me to park my car free of charge. the process of signing inn was very easy and receptionist... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 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 July 20, 2014

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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3 hotel reviews
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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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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 Hotel London
City Hotel Express
City Hotel London
City Inn Express London, England

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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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