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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 19 May 2010

Unless you want to pay a ton of money, London hotels are always hit-or-miss. I was definitely happy with this one. The room was fine; the bathroom incredibly small. But the location is fantastic -- right in the middle of Bloomsbury near 3 major Tube stations that serve different lines. The surrounding neighborhood is quiet. The breakfasts were great, and...

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Seattle
Reviewed 12 May 2010

We wanted a hotel next to the St Pancras train station, and this one is on a quiet, curved road across the street from a park. We liked the location and the beautiful flower baskets on all of the doorways of the street. We were in room 5, and thought it was large for a relatively inexpensive London hotel room....

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Middle East
Reviewed 8 January 2010

We stayed at the Jenkins Hotel for five days over the summer. I have rated the hotel as "average", but that is only because it's cheapER than most hotels in London, where accomodation is a huge rip-off in general. Anyway, good location. Staff are trying their best, but should try addressing guests by their names once or twice. The hotel...

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Maryland, USA
Reviewed 30 October 2009

Almost 40 years ago as a college student we stayed nearly a month at a nearby hotel on Cartwright Gardens, a fine London location, and stayed at a few other adjacent properties since that time. This time we stayed at the Jenkins Hotel because of its recommendations, including Frommers. I have to say while the staff was pleasant, the breakfast...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 12 October 2009

This hotel was the best value for the money that we could find. It is in a fantastic location near Russell Sq and within walking distance of many sights and also within 2 blocks of a tube station. Yes, the rooms are smaller than most US hotels but this hotel was built in the 20's or 30's, so of course...

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Seattle
Reviewed 8 October 2009

We chose the location for its proximity to the British Museum (it was still quite a hike) and the British Library. We were pleased to find it was also close to the Eustace station of the Underground. It was easy to combine underground/bus/walking to get to the places we wanted to see. We found an excellent Indian restaurant (Depa Tandoori)...

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Evansville IN
Reviewed 5 October 2009

My wife and I spent three nights at the Jenkins. We go to London virtually every year and this is far and away our favorite hotel. We will book there every time we go if we can. The rooms are nice and the breakfast is very good. The staff were extraordinarily helpful to us.

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Naples, Italy
Reviewed 8 September 2009

My family had stayed here years ago and it has gone downhill. Toilet in room is a disgusting pod style that includes the shower in a 4 by 4 closet. No hot water, toilet doesn't flush. Generally clean but rather gross. Stay at the Cresecent hotel a few doors down for the same price instead. This place is not good.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 May 2009

This hotel was located in a wonderful location. It is near a major tube station with direct access to all lines. Check out Mabel's Pub around the corner while there. We spent way too much time at that place. The rooms are nice (especially for the price) with all of the expected appointments. We were upgraded to a larger room...

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Milwaukee, WI
Reviewed 5 May 2009

I stayed at the Jenkins in April and liked it just fine. The bathroom is not big, but I've seen smaller bathrooms in apartments in the U.S. The place was clean, safe, charming, and a nice breakfast was included as well. The location was fabulous. I definately would stay there again. The big windows were very nice.

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Bloomsbury
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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Jenkins is a more traditional English B&B: an episode of Poirot was filmed here. Nevertheless, this Georgian townhouse has a pleasingly informal feel...(timeout) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jenkins Hotel

Address: 45 Cartwright Gardens, London WC1H 9EH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range: $144 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jenkins Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Jenkins Hotel London
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“ask for room on first or second floor & get help with luggage”
 of 5 bubbles oziwood, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“ask for room on 1st or 2nd floor. Be aware there are basement rooms also, which might be dark”
 of 5 bubbles greycat045, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Forget this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 401kathleenh, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Best tip... book somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles AmbroseCP, 21 May 2015 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles ASHY58, 13 May 2015 | Read review
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