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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Clean and conveniently placed b&b for gigs in Camden. Decent price and perfect for a place to lay your head after a few beers at a gig! Didn't sample the breakfast as we slept in, and didn't have a drink there either, but the bar looked decent. End of the day, you get what you pay for, I wouldn't take...

Thank Bennett23
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I stayed here for two nights. Check-in process was quick and staff were friendly and helpful. I thought the breakfast choice was good and enjoyed a cooked breakfast on my first morning and then a fresh omelette on my second morning. The first night I stayed in a single room. Upon entering, it was very hot, and had a strange...

Thank Cressida
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

I would not of had a problem with the room if the pictures on the website matched the room but this was not the case. Traffic very noisy at night due to the main road. Lovely people who ran the B&B and the breakfast was spot on. We booked to travel London for the day so booked into this B&B...

Thank Dominic F
St. Annes-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I stayed at the B&B for 3 nights as I was working in London. The B&B is about 0.5 miles from the tube station, which is approximately 10 mins walk. I stayed in the only single room. The room was very basic but was tidy. The decor was very tired and the ropom faced the main road. There was no...

Thank TasteBudD186
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I ended up on a trip to London on my own for a gig in Highgate. I looked in to this bed and breakfast as it was only half an hours walk from the venue and also from Camden in the opposite direction. After travelling and walking I went in to the bar which was clean, cosy and nicely done...

Thank hollydoll89
United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The price is superb, really friendly people work here, and the breakfast room (which is also the bar later in the day), is one of the best I have ever seen. The one tiny detail that they could improve in a day is the wallpaper in the rooms, because it looks like a 1970s B&B. The showers look a bit...

Thank David Andrew E
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

I researched various forums to locate the Castle Bar - as I didn't want to pay a fortune for a Bed and Breakfast that was in a good location. The Castle Bar far exceeded expectations. I knew the place was old and the room would be relatively Spartan and that I would need to share a bathroom. What I didn't...

2Thank lifecomm
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This place stands out for one thing: It appears to be one of the very few places between Camden and Holloway in that price class that actually has a working internet. The breakfast is generous, too, and the staff are very friendly. Can't give five stars as the overall condition of the property isn;t that good and taking a shower...

2Thank 330geraldk
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Good place to stay comfortable warm friendly staff clean tidy excellent location for the tube , 5 mins walk . Shops over road curry house bookies papershop free parking comfortable beds You dont need anymore friendly locals in pub GOOD PEOPLE ***** 5 STAR IN MY OPINION FOR THE WORKING CLASS *********

4Thank BARRY W
Ennis, Ireland
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Basically its a grand spot, clean {basic} room, smashing breakfast. Unfortunately the noise from the bar was boomboom until @2am on Fri & Sat morning. Also the [shared] bathroom was in too much of a state to use by Sunday.

Thank Suzyvit

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castle Bar is a pub with accommodation (B&B), situated in Camden Road, a prime location in central London. The area is a quiet residential part of Islington with excellent connections to London's main shopping, cultural and Business in the heart of Central London. There are a total of 9 rooms in the hotel ranging from single, double and family rooms, with budget prices for a quality bed and breakfast accommodation in London. ... more   less 

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Address: 392 Camden Road | Lower Holloway, London N7 0SJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $102 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Castle Bar 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Other reviewers have suggested that rooms on the second floor are 'quieter'”
 of 5 bubbles Cressida, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The top floor is very quiet to stay on”
 of 5 bubbles hollydoll89, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Don't go updtairs during summertime...”
 of 5 bubbles 330geraldk, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Try to avoid rooms over the bar on weekends”
 of 5 bubbles Suzyvit, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Try to avoid the top floor room. Third floor is a bit of a trek up the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 216SteveB216, 31 Aug 2014 | Read review
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