We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Alhambra Hotel

Show Prices
#234 of 1,088 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Alhambra Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,900 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,385: English reviews
Start your review of Alhambra Hotel
 Click to rate
Oliver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Alhambra twice for two nights each time, in September and October 2016. While the rooms were small, they were impeccably clean, comfortable and nicely equipped. The breakfast is very good and there's a kettle in the room for making your own tea. Underground stations are close by, and there are places within a block or two...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JoAnninOliver
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have picked this hotel for my business trip and weekend with my GF. I probably could not have better choice for such price. Hotel has really great location just across the street to the Kings Cross station which is second plus. Hotel is smaller but supports the London atmosphere. Rooms were really clean, modern and equipped with basic things...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Petr P
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As it says in the title, the location of this hotel is excellent. It's right next to St Pancras International and Kings Cross, close to Euston and surrounded by lots of places to eat and drink. The rooms are small but clean, and the beds are comfortable. Our stay was nice and quiet as there was only one other room...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kfizz-jay
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here twice for 1 night each (before and after a quick trip to Paris via Eurostar at St. Pancras) For a small fee they held our luggage while we were out of town. Because we left so early in the morning, we didn't get to try the full breakfast, but they did make toast especially for us which was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ywg_traveller
alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. Your opinion is always important to us and we always take all comments seriously. We are grateful that you found the Alhambra Hotel to offer CLEAN ACCOMMODATION and a CONVENIENT LOCATION next to ST PANCRAS INTERNATIONAL. We look forward to welcome you again with us! Kind Regards Hotel Manager

North Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Granted... we reserved our room at the Alhambra Hotel at the last minute, but it was the most pricey stay on our "off season" adventure to London, Paris and Edinburgh. The room was fine, and the breakfast that was included was exceptional. But the service from the front desk was sub-par and scary. On the morning of February 6th, we...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank rdanpetersen
alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are sorry to hear you were left disapointed with the service provided. For over 40 years, customer service has always been our greatest strength. After investigating this issue that you have raised, we found out that the luggage had been put at the reception in the morning of your...

Totland Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well run, friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are clean tidy and well maintained. Our only issue was for my husband aged 88 the steep stairway to the 2nd floor bedroom we had been allocated. The owner said we should have asked for a room on a lower floor. Breakfast was excellent the English breakfast was good quality and freshly...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ParlicootL
alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so happy to hear that in your opinion we offer GOOD VALUE FOR MONEY, with WELL MAINTAINED BEDROOMS and FRIENDLY HELPFUL STAFF. We are also glad that you have enjoyed the FULL ENGLISH BREAKFAST and found it to be of a GOOD QUALITY. From all the team THANK YOU for choosing to stay at the Alhambra...

Deal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my partner for a long weekend, location is perfect, close to underground, train station and burger king! There's plenty of places to eat near the hotel, we visited a nice little Indian. Breakfast was standard, personally I found mine quite small and would have liked the option to pay for a larger breakfast. There is also...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank matthew361
alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Matthew, Thank you for posting such encouraging comments on TripAdvisor. As you said, we offer a SECOND TO NONE LOCATION, very close to Kings Cross Station and the St.Pancras International Terminal. Glad you had a PLEASANT STAY and that you would COME BACK or RECOMMEND US to others. Kind Regards Hotel Manager

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is in a prime location, really well priced and you are never far from St Pancreas/Kings Cross and underground stations. Hotel itself is exactly 4 minutes walk from St Pancreas , There are plenty of eating places so every taste is covered from sandwich/burgers to full restaurants We were in building 22 which is across the road from main...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank lynnette5
alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for considering to make a RETURN VISIT to the Alhambra Hotel. We are really pleased that you had a good stay with a GOOD BREAKFAST, served with a SMILE, WELL PRICED offering value for money, and an EXCELLENT LOCATION, next to Kings Cross Station and St Pancras International. We very much look forward to welcome you...

New England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was only here for one night but if I am ever in London again I would stay here again. My room was very small but it was clean. The staff was very nice. One of them helped me fix my TV for like ten minutes so that was great of her. I just wish breakfast was served a bit...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Natalie T
alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Natalie, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Alhambra Hotel. We are happy to know you found the Alhambra Hotel a SMALL but CLEAN Hotel with FRIENDLY, HELPFUL STAFF. We are glad you were offered immediate assistance with the TV issue. Breakfast starts at 7 until 9am but we do offer an Early Bird Breakfast for those guests...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From J Boy of Derby I really enjoy staying at this superb hotel. It is only minutes walk from the underground,Kings X and St Pancras international,and of course the Eurostar. Although a small hotel the reception is open 24/7 All the team reception, chef and waitress staff are all very helpful and will go out of there way to assist...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank John B
alham1974, Manager at Alhambra Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for placing your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. It is always a pleasure to have you staying with us and after so many occasions, it is always great to know that we are always delivering the same FRIENDLY yet PROFESSIONAL SERVICE. At the Alhambra Hotel we try to promote a family feel friendly atmosphere, with CLEAN ACCOMMODATION...

640 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (435)
Viewed
Room/Suite (122)
Viewed
Bathroom (37)
Viewed
Dining (29)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (75)
Viewed
View from Room (17)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (154)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (163)
Viewed
Amenities (16)
Viewed
Basic Double (17)
Viewed
Double Ensuite (26)
Viewed
Single Ensuite (29)
Viewed
The Hotel (20)
Viewed
Triple Ensuite (30)
Viewed
Twin Ensuite (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (42)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (20)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these London hotels
Bloomsbury
Jesmond Dene Hotel
Jesmond Dene Hotel
#235 of 1,088 in London
1,703 reviews
Bloomsbury
The California
The California
#363 of 1,088 in London
1,545 reviews
Bloomsbury
Hotel Megaro
Hotel Megaro
#115 of 1,088 in London
2,152 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Tune Hotel Kings Cross
Tune Hotel Kings Cross
#352 of 1,088 in London
3,226 reviews
Bloomsbury
Crestfield Hotel
Crestfield Hotel
#536 of 1,088 in London
870 reviews
Bloomsbury
Premier Inn London St Pancras Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Bloomsbury

Neighbourhood Profile
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.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Alhambra Hotel

Address: 17-19 Argyle Street | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $132 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alhambra Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia and Hotels.com so you can book your Alhambra Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#219 Business Hotel in London
#229 Romantic Hotel in London
#242 Family Hotel in London
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Alhambra Hotel staff and other travellers.
19 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (19)

Questions? Get answers from Alhambra Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“There are no lifts so if you don't like climbing stairs make this clear (although the highest floor is the 3rd)”
 of 5 bubbles kfizz-jay, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some of the rooms have the double bed against the wall maybe ask for a room with access both sides. Also if stairs are a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles ParlicootL, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“downstairs room near reception has a fair amount of noise might be a problem for light sleepers”
 of 5 bubbles matthew361, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on front of property can get a little noisy, our 2 year old in ground floor front room was not disturbed so should be ok.”
 of 5 bubbles lynnette5, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are booked into the building across the street it may actually be to your advantage for noise.”
 of 5 bubbles HappyGuy1946, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
5 of 5