The Excelsior Hotel - London

41-42 Argyle Square ;, London, United Kingdom, WC1H 8AL  show map
 2 stars
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The Excelsior Hotel - London

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The comfortable 2-star The Excelsior Hotel is set in a vibrant area minutes away from Up at The O2, ExCeL London and Oxford Street.

Museums and colleges lie a short distance from the hotel. The property is set 5 minutes' walk from St. Pancras Station, British Museum and The Place.

The hotel stands within 5 minutes of walking to King's Cross, King's Cross St.Pancras (D) bus stop and 850 meters from Russell Square subway station. The Excelsior Hotel is 15 km away from London City airport.

Rooms

Each of the 28 annex rooms is fitted with a trouser press, cable TV, coffee/tea makers, a wardrobe and free Wi-Fi as well as a toaster, a dishwasher and a microwave. They also comprise private bathrooms appointed with free toiletries, a shower and a hairdryer.

Services

Guests will benefit from parking, a baggage storage and a safe deposit box along with ironing service, 24-hour reception and housekeeping.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   26.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

41-42 Argyle Square ;, London, United Kingdom, WC1H 8AL

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City Center
  • London
    1.6 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Saint Pancras International Station
    1000 ft
  • Euston Station
    2000 ft
Underground stations
  • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station
    1000 ft
  • Kings Cross St. Pancras
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Bella Pasta (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
  • McGlynn's Free House
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Shell Beach
    1.3 mi
  • Rushy Bay
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    26

Rooms and availability

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Small Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 90 sq. feet
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    Shared Bathroom Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 65 sq. feet
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    • Private bathroom
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      Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 130 sq. feet
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        Quadruple Room
        Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
        Size: 165 sq. feet
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          Superior Junior Suite
          Size: 270 sq. feet
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Excelsior Hotel - London London location
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            Hotel Address:

            41-42 Argyle Square ;, London, United Kingdom, WC1H 8AL

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              1.6 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Saint Pancras International Station
              1000 ft
            • Euston Station
              2000 ft
            Underground stations
            • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station
              1000 ft
            • Kings Cross St. Pancras
              1000 ft
            • Bus stop
              700 ft
            Restaurants
            • Bella Pasta (cuisine: Italian)
              100 ft
            • McGlynn's Free House
              200 ft
            Beaches
            • Shell Beach
              1.3 mi
            • Rushy Bay
              1.3 mi
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              26

            The Excelsior Hotel Location

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            Local attractions

            • Library and Museum of Freemasonry - 5000 ft
              60 Great Queen St, London
            • St. Etheldreda's - 5100 ft
              Ely Place, London
            • Camden Passage - 5100 ft
              Angel, London
            • New London Theatre - 5100 ft
              Drury Lane, London
            • Hunterian Museum - 5100 ft
              35 - 43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London

            Near the hotel

            • St. Pancras Station - 800 ft
              Euston Road, London
            • Foundling Museum - 1500 ft
              40 Brunswick Square, London
            • British Museum - 4100 ft
              Great Russell Street, London
            • Wellcome Collection - 2800 ft
              183 Euston Rd, London
            • British Library - 1100 ft
              96 Euston Road, London
            • London Canal Museum - 2100 ft
              12-13 New Wharf Road, London
            • The Charles Dickens Museum - 2400 ft
              48 Doughty Street, London

            Restaurants nearby

            • Bella Pasta - 100 ft

              Address: Argyle St

              53% likes this, based on 19 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

            • McGlynns - 200 ft

              Address: 5 Whidborne St
              Phone: (020)-7916-9816

              64% likes this, based on 11 reviews

            • Casa Mamma - 700 ft

              Address: 339 Grays Inn Road

              55% likes this, based on 223 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 17 - USD 22

            • McGlynn's Free House - 200 ft

              Address: 1-5 Whidborne Street
              Phone: +44 (0)20 7916 9816

              81% likes this, based on 31 reviews

            • The Gilbert Scott - 800 ft

              Address: Renaissance Hotel St. Pancras
              Phone: 020 7278 3888

              62% likes this, based on 583 reviews
              Cuisine: British
              Price Range: USD 0 - USD 165

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              26
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            The Excelsior Hotel Reviews

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

            Average guest rating

            6.4out of 10
            Good
            Based on 482 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Couple
              6.6

              Able to leave bag during day after checking out friendly staff generally

              Didn't clean room broken lamp in bathroom didn't get fixed

            • Group of friends
              8.8

              The location of the hotel was excellent - right near Kings Cross station so great base for travelling around the city. There is also on street parking that can be used at weekends for free. We had some recently refurbished rooms, so they were really nice, clean and comfortable. We weren't able to have the exact rooms we booked, but were able to get better rooms for the same price, so worked out better for us. Weren't sure what to expect as the price was so good - but were very pleasantly surprised!

              It wasn't a dislike as such, but the walls are quite thin, so you can hear the other guests and they could hear us. We were out late, for a fun weekend, so didn't matter for us - but don't think it's somewhere you could have a quiet relaxing time.

            • Single
              6.8

              For me the location near King Cross is important

              The internet connection is very, very weak. I spent 2 hours to reserve flight ticked on internet! Without a/c in the warm days in very hot in room.

            • Family with children
              9.2

              Excellent location and very friendly helpful staff, the hotel was very comfortable and offered very good value for money, the only issue was the breakfast arrangements which will be probably addressed once the refurbishment is completed. My family and I will definitely stay at the excelsior again

            • Couple
              6.6

              Clean room. Close to St.Pancras & Kings Cross.

              Very small bathroom, not enough room to swing a mouse let alone a cat! Breakfast... You had to walk to another side of the Square as the dining room was shared with a couple of other hotels and would only seat 16 people so be prepared to wait outside in a queue! Very basic so would suggest you get your full english elsewhere!

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              That the following were provided: a good breakfast; towels; a kettle & tea/coffee etc

              The bed-mattress was lumpy.

            • Family with children
              4.2

              This hotel is going through a refurb so our family room was not at its best and the photograph on the web site was very different. We had to go to another hotel for breakfast which was very small so we had to wait outside for a table. Would not stay again although staff very nice.

            • Couple
              7.4

              Room was small but ok for a short stay. Staff were friendly but I had to ask 5 times for an iron. Would stay here again as a last resort.

            • Single
              7.4

              Room nice and clean and recently upgraded

              Breakfast could be better - Get rid of the cheap white bread and the pale cheap eggs

            • Single
              4.6

              The bed was conforable and the rest of the room was not quite as bit as the bed!!!

              I alwats take sleeping tablets (prescribed) but I was awoken about every hour as people in either one or two rooms the same size as mie. It was like a "knocking shop" with people leaving and returning. I actually left at 1.0pm the first day and there was no-one to report the situation to. I could not even ask for a return of money for a second night. Just under £100 is very, very expensive and tey didn't even offer a full English breakfast.

            • Group of friends
              5.8

              Great location and clean

              Very small room, very noisy externally. And no toilet rolls!

            • Family with children
              5.0

              Very close to KingX station

              Reception and breakfast place were not located at the block we were staying. The staff said our booked room was flooded and we had no choice but carried our 5 large luggage the 2nd and 3rd (without life and any help from the staff). They promised to give us a room on the ground floor as we requested but failed to do so simply saying that their colleague did not write it down.

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              Excellant location for Kings cross etc

              Didn't like having to queue outside for breakfast at the Albion Hotel. If it had rained we would have been in trouble. The kitchen facilities are too small to serve 5 hotels, which apparantly was the cause of the queues although I must say for a small kitchen they did remarkably well. And the breakfast was adequate. As we were a mature couple we found it very difficult to climb the stairs to room 20 with our suitcases,

            • Family with children
              5.0

              Location. Comfy beds.

              Small and scruffy, shower was cold and the size of a litterbox. Never got to the breakfast as it was allways full and you had to wait in the street with pouring rain. Did get a glimpse of the actual breakfastroom and maybe it was better that we had to eat elsewhere..

            • Family with children
              7.4

              A comforable modern decorated property which is located approx. 5 minutes walk from Kings Cross Station. We were on a city break weekend with 2 children and this meant very easy access to various locations around london via the Tube.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Excelsior Hotel - London London location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            41-42 Argyle Square ;, London, United Kingdom, WC1H 8AL

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              1.6 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Saint Pancras International Station
              1000 ft
            • Euston Station
              2000 ft
            Underground stations
            • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station
              1000 ft
            • Kings Cross St. Pancras
              1000 ft
            • Bus stop
              700 ft
            Restaurants
            • Bella Pasta (cuisine: Italian)
              100 ft
            • McGlynn's Free House
              200 ft
            Beaches
            • Shell Beach
              1.3 mi
            • Rushy Bay
              1.3 mi
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              26