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City Inn Express

144-A Mare Street | Hackney, London E8 3SG, England
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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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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is what I describe as place that provides a roof over your head. Most guests seem to be tradesmen working in the area. The bedroom/bed were compact but clean. The shower was not much more than a dribble in a small cubicle ( there's a joke there somewhere!). I have used it twice when staying overnight to see bands... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is very clean and the staff are excellent best place I've stayed!! U should come try it people U won't be unsatisfied not bad prices and the rooms r big and Cosy feels too good staying here will defo come back again

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

staff are helpful good sized bedroom bathroom quit small for me but a good standard. nice reception area and good breakfast. what you pay is what you get . found hairs in bed would not stay here again

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Preston, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed here for one night last weekend. The hotel is located down a back alley of a broken down building, view of all night noisy garage, curtains stunk of smoke, broken shower rail, plug sockets went off at night... Stay somewhere else.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at the hotel at 14:10pm, but the rooms weren't ready. Asked to wait in a dim lit room whilst the rooms were finished. After 20 minutes one room was ready, but we were asked to wait another 20 minutes for our room to be ready. Went into my relatives room, only to be told the toilet didn't flush,... More 

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Leafherhead
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Stayed here this weekend- whole hotel stunk of curry. We found a condom packet on the floor and pubic hairs in the shower! The hot water was not consistent so it was either cold or boiling periodically and you had to jump out quick as it was so hot it would burn. Staff were unfriendly did not apologise for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Stayed here after attending a conference and made a weekend of it. The rooms were clean and had everything required for a weekend stay. The location for access to central London and all the tourist attractions , is excellent ,just a quick bus or tube ride. The staff were very friendly and helpful we would definitely stay again on next... More 

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15 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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 July 31, 2014

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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