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Alhambra Hotel
Ranked #245 of 1,089 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
Braemar
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Could not ask for more”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2012

We chose the Alhambra for our two night stay in London because of its proximity to Kings Cross Station. However, the next time we go we'll be choosing the Alhambra again, quite simply because it was an excellent choice in terms of comfort, value for money and outstanding service. The room, although small, was clean, fresh and comfortable. Breakfasts were tasty, and served promptly with a smile.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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  • Rooms
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Belmont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

We chose the Alhambra for a two-night stay in London before catching the Eorostar to Paris for its proximity to St. Pancras station and its reasonable price. We were pleased with our bedroom, which, though small, was comfortable and tastefully decorated and managed very well in the tiny but spanking-new bathroom. The family owners were warm and helpful and the young staff was enthusiastic and efficient. A lucky find just round the corner was a wonderful restaurant, Karpo, which has an eclectic menu featuring fresh produce from its rooftop garden on a nearby building--try it!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Alhambra in order to turn a Friday appointment into some time away. We had read on tripadvisor that the hotel offered modest but comfortable and, above all, clean accommodation.
Our experience more than matched our expectations. The room (as expected small) had everything we needed, the bed was comfortable and the tiny ensuite up to date and well equipped.
The furnishings and decorations were well cared for and clean.
Breakfast was excellent with attention to choice of produce.
We shall not need to search for somewhere to stay next time we visit London. The experience was much better than that endured in some bigger and so called 'better' hotels.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

We stayed for 3 nights in a property across the street owned by the hotel. The room was tiny but modern and efficient in design and spotlessly clean. The location is very convenient for getting to the airport or the train and the staff are very helpful. The great breakfast is a bonus.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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surrey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

We stayed here for 1 night as we were getting off a steam train late and had to be in London the next day. All I can say is for the money you won't get better it was clean the location is spot on for the railway station 2 min walk. The Breakfast is fine aswell the man serving cannot do enough for you anything you need he just gets it for you and with a smile,quite a rare thing these days. Give them a go if your in town they were £60.00 cheaper than your Premier inns etc
I requested via email a quite room with a big window and got exactly that.The only thing I will say is you can here a few of the trains as you are so near the station.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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söderhamn
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

This hotel has a perfect location if you arrive by train. One step from Gare de Nord, and one more to the rest of Paris. It is hard to beat that!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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Kent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

we wanted a hotel for the night close to St Pancreas as we were travelling to Paris the next day, as we only live 20mins away by train this was a treat for us before the trip, on Trip Advisor we read that the rooms were small and some had no en suite, after a call to the Alhambra we were told that our room had en suite so we booked, on arriving the reception so called looked more like a converted front room, our room was Number 5, very small but very clean and comfortable, yes it was en suite but to sit on the loo your head was in the shower cubicle, breakfast was English (one Egg,one rasher bacon, Baked Beans, Toast), it did us for the one night stay but we wouldn't like to stay any longer or return, Sorry!!

Room Tip: our room was at the rear and very quiet, room5,
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Alhambra Hotel
Address: 17-19 Argyle Street | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
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Ranked #245 of 1,089 Hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Alhambra Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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