Arriva Hotel - London

47-55 Swinton Street ; Kings Cross, London, United Kingdom, WC1X 9NT  show map
 2 stars
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Arriva Hotel - London

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator
Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

Breakfast

Paid breakfast

Verified Reviews:

  • Fifteen minute walk from euston - Old furniture and old beds - Rooms are clean
  • Very cheap for the location - King cross station is 5mins away - Room was small, but comfortable
  • Bathroom was probably the best - Shower room was like new - Beds were small
  • Location of the hotel was great - Walking distance to all major routes - Rooms were very clean and tidy
  • Staff friendly - Breakfast was fine - 10 mins walk from kings cross station

Overview

The stylish Arriva Hotel comprises individual rooms in the vicinity of St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower of London and Royal Opera House. Founded in 2000, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2010.

The city center is about 30 minutes on foot. A museum, a theater and a college lie a short distance away.

The metro station Russell Square is easy to reach. Guests can reach London City airport within 15 minutes by car.

Rooms

The rooms in Arriva Hotel come with flat-screen television, a dressing room, heating, coffee/tea makers and a work desk. The guestrooms feature carpet floor and wooden furnishing.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the dining room guests may enjoy continental breakfast. Guests will taste fresh cuisine in the spacious on-site restaurant. A variety of dishes are served in Smithy's and Lucus Arms, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Comforts like an elevator, a car park and a safety deposit box are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   75.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

47-55 Swinton Street ; Kings Cross, London, United Kingdom, WC1X 9NT

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City Center
  • London
    2.7 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Kings Cross Station
    500 m
  • Saint Pancras International Station
    500 m
Underground stations
  • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station
    500 m
  • Kings Cross St. Pancras
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Lucus Arms
    90 m
  • Smithy's (cuisine: European)
    150 m
Beaches
  • Shell Beach
    2.2 km
  • Rushy Bay
    2.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    75

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 13 m²
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
    Size: 10 m²
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      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons or 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds
      Size: 17 m²
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      Bed type: 1 Single bed
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      How to reach hotel

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      Hotel Address:

      47-55 Swinton Street ; Kings Cross, London, United Kingdom, WC1X 9NT

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      City Center
      • London
        2.7 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Kings Cross Station
        500 m
      • Saint Pancras International Station
        500 m
      Underground stations
      • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station
        500 m
      • Kings Cross St. Pancras
        400 m
      • Bus stop
        400 m
      Restaurants
      • Lucus Arms
        90 m
      • Smithy's (cuisine: European)
        150 m
      Beaches
      • Shell Beach
        2.2 km
      • Rushy Bay
        2.2 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        75

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • St. Pancras Station - 400 m

      Popular areas

      • Bloomsbury - 200 m

      Places of interest

      • DBase CCTV Heads - 500 m
      • The Place - 700 m
      • Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Lunch Tour - 800 m

      Train stations

      • Saint Pancras International Station - 400 m
      • Kings Cross Station - 400 m
      • St Pancras Railway Station - 500 m
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      Shopping areas

      • Exmouth Market - 700 m

      Monuments and Landmarks

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      Museums

      • - 0 m
      • London Canal Museum - 500 m

      Libraries

      • - 0 m

      Universities, Institutes

      • - 0 m

      Theaters

      • Sadlers Wells - 600 m

      Underground stations

      • Kings Cross St. Pancras - 300 m
      • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station - 400 m
      • Russell Square - 700 m
      • Angel - 900 m

      Public parking

      • British Library - 400 m
      • Great Ormond Street Hospital - 700 m

      Local attractions

      • Hunterian Museum - 1.5 km
        35 - 43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London
      • Library and Museum of Freemasonry - 1.5 km
        60 Great Queen St, London
      • Dr. Johnson's House - 1.7 km
        17 Gough Square, London
      • Bloomsbury - 1.5 km
        LondonEngland
      • New London Theatre - 1.6 km
        Drury Lane, London

      Near the hotel

      • St. Pancras Station - 480 m
        Euston Road, London
      • British Library - 600 m
        96 Euston Road, London
      • London Canal Museum - 610 m
        12-13 New Wharf Road, London
      • British Museum - 1.3 km
        Great Russell Street, London
      • Foundling Museum - 500 m
        40 Brunswick Square, London
      • The Charles Dickens Museum - 610 m
        48 Doughty Street, London
      • Bank of England Museum - 690 m
        Threadneedle St EC2R 8AH, London

      Restaurants nearby

      • Lucus Arms - 90 m

        Address: 245a Grays Inn Rd
        Phone: (020)-7837-4340

        73% likes this, based on 57 reviews

      • Sen Viet - 180 m

        Address: 119 Kings Cross Road

        84% likes this, based on 71 reviews
        Cuisine: Vietnamese

      • Bisou - 190 m

        Address: 149 King's Cross Road

        80% likes this, based on 46 reviews
        Cuisine: European

      • Smithy's - 150 m

        Address: 15-17 Leeke Street
        Phone: +44 (0)20 7278 5949

        Cuisine: European
        Price Range: CAD 62 - CAD 103

      • Costas Cafe - 190 m

        Address: 118 Kings Cross Road
        Phone: 020 7837 5304

        69% likes this, based on 48 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian, Brazilian, English, Portuguese

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        75

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      Arriva Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Arriva Hotel

      Average guest rating

      6.2out of 10
      Good
      Based on 2897 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Group of friends
        4.2

        It was close to the train station, and they let us leave luggage there while we went to Scotland. That's about it.

      • Group of friends
        5.4

        Location

        Heated the rooms when they were barely cool enough???

      • Single
        6.2

        It was handy to King's Cross/St Pancras

        Bed not against built in headboard as it would have taken up whole width of room. As result the back of bed was window, and headboard light not near bed. Switch for light over mirror needed me to stretch to reach. If you wanted to sit and read comfortably, the toilet was the best position.

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        Sheets and towels very clean. The staff very friendly and helpful. Only 5 minutes walk to St Pancras Station. Hotel in general was clean which is a must for me. Would only recommend for a 1 night stay if you needed to get to the station early. The dining room staff made a wonderful exception and served us before the resturant opened as we had to leave early. Continental breakfast excellent, very clean and well presented dining room.

        The comfort factor was missing. No bedside cabinets, no bedside lights, water didn't leave the shower tray very quickly hense it overflowed. Bathroom floor was very wet, very inconvenient. Curtains a bit bismal, needed updating in general. No drawers or a surface to put 'things' on. Cost £70 per room - is this regarded as being a cheaper Hotel?

      • Single
        6.2

        Clean + pleasant staf

        It is extremely basic. I had a double room as a single at the special price of £55.At the full price of about £100 it would have been outrageous. The continental breakfast was cheap and primitive - only very basic white toast.

      • Single
        4.2

        Proximity to London underground

        Very small. Hotel policy is to collect room keys if one goes out, but staff does not check IDs of any persons requesting a key-- how is that safe? Ran out of hot water. Breakfast offering is extremely limited. White bread only?! It's 2010 .

      • Couple
        5.4

        Only for short staying. Close to Eurostar in Saint Pancras station. Just for cheap night,

      • Couple
        4.2

        To much money for what it offers (very small room,poor brekfast,bad and narrow beds).The only good is the position close to the transportation center(King Cross station).

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        The Harrison hotel, just around the corner, had a live Irish music jam which was fantastic to chance upon. It was very convenient to an early start at St Pancras to cross the channel. Was a fair fit for purpose place.

        Bit pokey. Recommend for its convenient location - fit for purpose.

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        Courteous staff. Breakfast served very quickly and toast was HOT - unusual in even 4* hotels!

        Very cramped bedroom and shower room

      • Single
        7.0

        Shower _ water flow was terrible

      • Single
        7.0

        I found the hotel quite good, clean, with a sufficient bathroom, and everything else from a basic standpoint. Very good value for money if you are a solo traveller who do not look for romance, or design, but only for simple substance.

      • Family with children
        7.4

        It was the location that we wanted, close to St Pancras to catch the Eurostar, double room incredibly small, but clean.

        Breakfast was extremely basic, 2 cereals, ham, cheese and toast.

      • Single
        7.4

        It has a consistent service level and value for money

      • Single
        2.4

        Nothing special

        Very basic, price too high for such accomodation

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Arriva Hotel - London London location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      47-55 Swinton Street ; Kings Cross, London, United Kingdom, WC1X 9NT

      Get directions
      City Center
      • London
        2.7 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Kings Cross Station
        500 m
      • Saint Pancras International Station
        500 m
      Underground stations
      • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station
        500 m
      • Kings Cross St. Pancras
        400 m
      • Bus stop
        400 m
      Restaurants
      • Lucus Arms
        90 m
      • Smithy's (cuisine: European)
        150 m
      Beaches
      • Shell Beach
        2.2 km
      • Rushy Bay
        2.2 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        75

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonArriva Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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