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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel after reading mixed reviews, so didn't really know what to expect. It is located about a five minute walk from Kings Cross Station, and you pass various shops and food vendors including Subway and Five Guys, there is also a CoOp at the top of the street. Our room was basic, but clean, so I was...

Thank Olivia K
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel and then read the reviews and was worried, thankfully this was unfounded. The Hotel is an old building which could do with some updating, but given the price paid and the fantastically convenient location I would stay there again. The rooms are on the small side but who stays in their room, its a place to lay...

Thank Janet14w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good value hotel within walking distance of kings cross . Friendly reception staff . Clean and comfortable rooms for price . Small buffet breakfast was more than adequate. Will defiantly use again when travelling thro London

Thank julies11633
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For £54 / night including breakfast in London (after a previous bad experience at another hotel), we where not holding much hope. As it was for just an overnight stay, we where prepared to "rough it" and put up. The hotel is in walking distance from King's Cross station. We arrived around 1.30pm (check in was from 2pm) reception was...

Thank NoNoNever
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Budget hotel near St Pancras Station . Room was clean and there was plenty of hot water . Handy internet device in room too. Basic breakfast was available but it was too busy, so we went to the the local pub down the road which served an excellent cooked breakfast . Hotel is really close to the underground and a...

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We were at Arriva Hotel just for one night, the room was small but absolutely clean with all the necessary staff. In the morning the breakfast (we had it include on the price) was amazing, a kind of buffet with a lot of healthy choices. We left the hotel so happy, the only 'bad' thing that we find was he...

Thank Izo1
Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The hotel Room was absolutely unlivable, it had not been cleaned. There were curly black hairs on the pillows, dust in the corners. The curtains were ripped and there was a musty moldy smell in the room. I travel often and I have never been so disgusted with a hotel room. Upon asking the merchant for a refund they denied...

Thank nrwise788
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Stayed here for a weekend recently. Reasonably priced for London but small, tired and in need of some basic maintenance. Friendly helpfull staff. The worse part was that the restaurant is too small for the number of guests. We true three times on the first morning before we could find a table to sit at, we gave up on the...

Thank Squipper P
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel is extremely bad and should be avoided. Its good location is what tricked us into booking here, unfortunately the location is the only thing positive which can be said about this hotel. The rooms have a serious heating problem. Even though the radiators are off, it still gets heated extremely due to heating pipes which go through the...

Thank ericdelmario
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

They have the smallest tv that isnt even centred to the bed. But have a old sun bleached phone and a fancy mobile not sure the purpose... the bedding all needs chucked out. Its so old 1 pillow per guest and based on how flat they were i coulda done with 3. Saw 3 different check in/out staff, 2 very...

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Staying in Clerkenwell

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This central London hotel just 5-minutes from King’s Cross rail station, offering well-maintained reliable facilities and an attentive, professional service. Compact, practical rooms with standard interior design throughout, complement excellent public transport links with tube, bus, taxi and regional rail links to every essential London destination on your doorstep. A short stroll from the British Museum and fashionable Bloomsbury, this hotel is a convenient, welcoming location for your London trip, be it for business or pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arriva Hotel

Address: 55 Swinton Street | Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Price Range: ₹ 5,760 - ₹ 14,859 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Arriva Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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“Don't choose a room”
 of 5 bubbles nrwise788, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be prepared not to be able to get a breakfast due to no tables free.”
 of 5 bubbles jonp616, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel if you want space in your room and toilet/shower area.”
 of 5 bubbles johngQ102DV, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are street facing and no room is quieter than the other”
 of 5 bubbles Devaas, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“if possible check size of room and if decorated in recent years as some rooms are .”
 of 5 bubbles 452majellaf, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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