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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was scary regarding health and safety issues such as where was fire escape plan. . 58 stairs to our room. No light on landing. Room barer than a cell block ( and yes I have been in one). The barest of rooms ever in my entire life. No lampshade just a grotty bulb above our heads. Telly plonked 4... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this hotel is 100% perfect. It's a 2 minute walk to both Kings Cross and St Pancras station and less than half the price of most nearby hotels. Yes the hotel is basic, but at the price you pay what can you expect! Our room was clean, with fresh towels and soap left out for us. We... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

shower in room but no towel. toilet way down corridor.TV broken. very rude unhelpful staff only interested in taking your money and no eye contact.adverts for breakfast but not offered.yes its cheap end of market but no excuse for no common courtesy.

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

The Hotel (well, accommodation) was adequate. It is very close to St. Pancras set off the main road and ideally located for the station and underground. Was travelling on the Eurostar for the day to go The Somme Memorial at Thievpal in France but stayed at the premises for two nights due to timings. The room was clean and tidy... More 

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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We knew this would be a basic hotel due to cost, however were not expecting quite so basic! No breakfast included. Staff rude and unhelpful. Window broken and would not close so I got very little sleep. Shower poor. Toilet flush handle broken. On the plus side the bedding etc was clean.

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Thank Tracy G
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Had an early train from St Pancras so needed somewhere that was close. Granted I paid less than £50, but this hotel was appalling. The room was dirty and had not been cleaned in years. The rooms have not been refurbished or decorated in over thirty years and the window was a source of damp and condensation due to poor... More 

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Thank Luke B
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

No offence but this place is unacceptable. Budget hotels near kings x are often quite rough, but this one was over the top. From a safety issue, no emergency escape routes were apparent to me and no instructions were available in the room. Security was an optional with the room door practically unlockable. The room furniture was old, broken, toilet... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Unfriendly, grubby place not worth the money, needs refurbishing and professional staff, on arrival the person who greeted us did not speak very good English and zero personality. Clean sheets and clean toilet very cheap damaged furniture has the feel of a hostel not a hotel or b and b, Will not stay again. No safe in room to store... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We are really easy going people and nothing usually phases us but this 'hotel' was not a good experience. All's we wanted was somewhere to dump our bags, sleep and shower, yes granted we did get that but there were no facilities to speak of and the cleanliness wasn't great. The staff were quite pleasant, we arrived early and we... More 

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Thank Jojobebbo
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128 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Looking through the other reviews I can see that a lot of people were pretty unhappy. Yes, basic. But for me the courtesy and helpfulness of the Indians who run this place conquered all other considerations - apart from the location which is extraordinarily close to King's Cross and St Pancras stations yet is relatively quiet. Value also: I had... 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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Address: 36-37 Argyle Square, London WC1H 8AL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $71 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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