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Portsmouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely complain about anything however this place was pure filth. The only clean thing was the bed sheets. We walked in put our stuff down, pulled out the table from the corner of the room and there was a used condom on the floor! We just left after that and stayed up the Rd in the tune hotel which...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bathroom was gross and disgusting, there are no words to describe it. The bed looked clean (I hope it was), but the carpet was as dirty as the bathroom. We felt cleaner before the shower than after being there. Besides, the mugs were not washed properly and we were cold as heck, as the heater did not work and...

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 22, 2016

My double room for £44 was great, tea & coffee making facilities and a sink in the room. Granted, the bathroom was a little worse for wear so I didnt take a shower here. Overall, the bed was comfy and a good nights sleep for such a great price in central London.

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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

This reviews on here are very harsh. Its a hostel in the middle of london and its cheap, why complain? Bad points:- guy on reception (possibly owner) wasnt very welcoming, bit of a language barrier however, not a big deal. Mouse trap next to my bed. Not the best thing you want to find in your room but the food...

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Our plan was to stay for one night in order to catch the Eurostar to Disney. The kids were excited to go to Disney but when we got to this hotel they were so upset. First of all, the appearance is pathetic. Paint is peeling, cobwebs everywhere and carpet was shabby. Reception doesn't even have a desk, you just stand...

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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We went to London last week for a couple of night stay and I booked this guesthouse to keep the cost down, budget it definitely is. We made most of it as we were out all day and then only went back to sleep, and at least the bed was clean . The place is overall a bit grotty and...

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Colne, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Located in Kings Cross, this hotel seemed an ideal place to stay for me and my family. We payed £158 for 2 adults and 5 children for one night, split into 2 rooms. On arrival, the place looked 'budget' without a doubt, with the hallway presenting a most unwelcoming feel. Reception was a corner desk in a small room with...

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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Terrible hotel, not very clean, metal frame beds being held up by blocks of wood, hole in the floor covered by carpet, doors don't fit the frames, Windows all rotten, water takes a lifetime to drain from the sink and that's the good bits! Didn't see any rats but evidence they are around. Bunk beds in the reception area which...

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Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed July 12, 2016

+ location of the hotel, wifi, electric kettle + tea and coffee, everything was clean We needed only one-hour-walk to reach the most important sights of interest (Tower, Westminster..) and it was a direct way by train from Gatwick airport to St Pancras Intl (and then ten minutes by walking) and olny few minutes to reach the railwaystation Euston (the...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Worst worst WORST place on earth! Since the beginning I didn't like it but it was ok for a couple of nights UNTIL I SAW A RAT in my room! I stayed there because it was late and the receptionist told me they couldn't do anything in that moment. The next day they changed my room and...saw rats again! It...

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Staying in Clerkenwell

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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site of an ancient meat market which remains in operation today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough time wondering through the area's maze of streets and you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky models passing between Clerkenwell's handful of fashion houses. Far outnumbering the models are craftspeople and designers, many of them are more than happy to welcome visitors into their studios and showrooms.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Budget Guest House

Address: 23 Swinton Street | Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Price Range: $46 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Budget Guest House 1*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Do not use the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles aguiv, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“No no no not here”
 of 5 bubbles 568jamese, Jul 16, 2015 | Read review
“Presumably all of the room s are the same overall I would not give a tip for this place”
 of 5 bubbles 31sarahm31, May 9, 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles SueWJ, Sep 9, 2014 | Read review
“Dead lock the door”
 of 5 bubbles 126Jane, Jun 2, 2014 | Read review
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