Located opposite Kings Cross station the hotel sits amongst a collection of budget hotels. Based on stays at other hotels in the area and other reviews, I would suggest this is one of the better ones.
Greeted enthusisatically by the owner, check-in was efficient and pleasant.
The room was a bit small - but perfectly adequate. The ensuite appeared to have been built into the original wardrobe! However, it was clean and everything worked. Plenty of hot water and powerful shower.
Stairs are a little narrow - I'd suggest taking a soft bag rather than a large suitcase!
Breakfast is downstairs and there is a good choice, although one of the other residents had a little trouble communicating with the staff. His request for bread as a continental option being turned down, however he could have toast as that was on the board. My choice of cooked breakfast was on the board so I had no problem - and it was very good.
Overall, recommended as a budget hotel for a visit to London for a short stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Just 150 metres from King’s Cross St. Pancras, this bed and breakfast is 5 minutes’ walk from St. Pancras International Rail Station, which offers Eurostar services to Europe. Euston Rail Station is within a 15-minute walk. Oxford Circus, with Oxford’s Street’s shops, is a 5-minute tube journey away. Regent’s Park is just over a 10-minute journey from King’s Cross. Buckingham Palace and its gardens are less than 3 miles away. A full English breakfast is served at the Macdonald Hotel. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. A TV, tea and coffee facilities and a hairdryer are included in each simply decorated room. Some rooms also have a private bathroom. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Macdonald Hotel London, England