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Alhambra Hotel

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, well planned rooms in a very nice hotel with good breakfst and superb location just opposite St Pancras Kings Cross. No problems when you come (too) early and interested in providing you with good information and advice.

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such encouraging comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you had a satisfactory stay at the Alhambra Hotel and that you considered to be a NICE HOTEL, with an EXCELLENT LOCATION in front of St Pancras International, and a GOOD BREAKFAST. We are really proud that we have made you stay in London an enjoyable experience.... More 

Perth
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Wife and I used the Alhambra for two nights following our flights from Perth, my criteria was that the hotel should be close to St Pancras, provide a breakfast and be reasonably priced. The Alhambra appeared to fit the bill and in fact it did, the room was small but of sufficient size and clean it had two beds... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. We are really happy that you found the Alhambra Hotel to offer VALUE FOR MONEY with a reasonably priced accommodation, close to St Pancras. We are also delighted you would RECOMMEND the Alhambra Hotel to others. We hope to have you staying with us again on another occasion. Kind... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brabantia wastebin, Hansgrohe taps....Luxurious for a small hotel! We love our stay in Alhambra! Everything & every staff was near perfect! When i booked Alhambra, it was because of the location only as we had to take Eurostar to Paris. I read the reviews and was impressed by the comments on Booking.com Before Alhambra, we made a last minute booking... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It really makes us proud to hear such comments and knowing that we have contributed to make your stay in London an enjoyable experience. We are pleased that the Alhambra Hotel team was welcoming and friendly during your stay at the Alhambra Hotel and that you thought it offers a PREMIER STANDARD for a small hotel. We hope... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of places in this price bracket in and around London but they're generally dire, with photoshopped images, surly staff & rooms that feel as if they've not been cleaned since the last guest left. Not Alhambra! It is so good, I haven't wanted to write this review before (I've stayed here 5+ times) because selfishly I... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you so much for the encouraging comments and for considering the Alhambra Hotel a good place to stay in London. It makes us really proud to know that after 5 visits to the Alhambra Hotel, we always offer a WARM and FRIENDLY FAMILY FEEL ATMOSPHERE. As you mentioned, we are not about luxury, we do not provide... More 

Cavite City, Philippines
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53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location (100 m away from King's Cross station), very good service and friendly personnel. We stayed there in "family" and everybody liked the place. A big plus for the shower, with a high stream and effective heater. The only negative point, if worth being mentioned, is the absence of AC in the breakfast area ...

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Thank Thierry-Philippines
alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Thierry, Thank you for considering the Alhambra Hotel a VERY GOOD HOTEL with a FRIENDLY TEAM and a GENUINE GOOD SERVICE. Unfortunately, and due to the fact that the Alhambra Hotel was built in the 1890's, makes it very difficult to add air-conditioning in the building but during the summer months and until end of September, we do provide... More 

Trento
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were arriving at King's Cross mid-morning on a Saturday, and wanted to hit the ground running. So we chose a Hotel close to the station, which appeared to offer a decent compromise between price and performance. (Note that if you are coming from King's Cross or the Underground, and are impeded by heavy luggage, you may want to walk... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrea, Thank you for reviewing your stay on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you were happy with your stay at the Alhambra Hotel and that you found it to be a GOOD BARGAIN hotel in London. For over 40 years our aim has always been to offer a CLEAN ACCOMMODATION, GOOD LOCATION and DECENT BREAKFAST. We are glad we have... More 

Perth
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly Greeting. Very close to Pancras and Kings Cross Station which was why we chose it. As most accommodation in London small. Appears to be house converted to rented rooms. More like a shipboard (steerage) accommodation than a actual hotel. I requested ground floor room adequate but tiny. Twin beds uncomfortable- don't appear to have been turned very often many... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable opinion on TripAdvisor. We are sorry to hear we did not fully meet your expectations during your visit at the Alhambra Hotel. As a family small business for over 40 years, we do try really hard! Unfortunately, accommodation in central London tends to be not large but we offer a very good... More 

Casoli, Italy
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49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone that reads my reviews will know that I like friendly hotels and I will take friendliness over Egyptian cotton sheets every day of the week. The rooms are small, so what all rooms in Argyle Square hotels are small so don't expect anything different. The Alhambra stands out among them for its genuine friendliness, warm smiles, nothing is too... More 

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Alhambra Hotel, London. We are happy that you found the Alhambra Hotel to offer a FRIENDLY WELCOMING with a WARM SMILE and with a FRESHLY COOKED BREAKFAST. Also we are encouraged and proud by the fact that you would RECOMMEND US to others. We hope to acommodate you on your... More 

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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with my husband. Came from Standsted airport so it's like a 1.5 hour transit time to get to the hotel but things depart so often- even at a late arrival (2300 Friday night) we easily had transit. Took standsted express to Liverpool street, take the underground to kings cross and then a 2 minute walk... More 

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Thank Jessica C
alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jessica, Thank you for posting your recent comments on TripAdvisor. Your opinion matters to us! We are encouraged by your comments and the fact that you found the Alhambra Hotel to offer a GOOD LOCATION, with CLEAN ACCOMMODATION and HELPFUL STAFF. Rooms are not large but are BRIGHT and WELL MAINTAINED. Glad to hear that you would stay here... More 

Cardiiff
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35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hospitality & service during our one night stay. We were going on the Eurostar the next morning & the hotel was a perfect base for us. Staff were very polite & courteous. Breakfast included in the price was great too !

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alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your opinion on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you found the Alhambra Hotel a NICE HOTEL with a CENTRAL LOCATION, with a genuine WELCOMING and FRIENDLY SERVICE. Great to hear that you have enjoyed the Freshly coooked Breakfast made to order every morning. We do hope you come to see us again in the near future!... More 

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Alhambra Hotel

Address: 17-19 Argyle Street | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $91 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alhambra Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Alhambra Hotel London, England
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#220 Business Hotel in London
#230 Romantic Hotel in London
#243 Family Hotel in London
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