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PhilTrask
Reviewed 8 March 2014

It depends what you want I suppose, but even £39 was to steep for this flea pit. They also close the doors and lock you out by about midnight so if you don't check in early enough, tough! I had to pay an extra £25 to get a taxi just to pick up the key. It was explained to me...

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3Thank Phil T
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 7 February 2014

I stayed here with my wife because we wanted to catch the earliest train to Paris the next day. Merely 7 minutes away from Kings Cross St Pancras station. The room size was ok. Cleanliness 4/10. Shower on top floor not working. TV not working. Front desk was helpful though. If youre only gonna stay here for few hours (about...

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4Thank WJLB
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2014

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2Thank Kaylie M
London
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Very bad hotel! The bathroom is disgusting! The toilets too! The door of the room can't be closed! You here people walk upstares, and lot of noise! VERY VERY BAD HOTEL!!!!!! Not hygienic at all!!!!!!!

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1Thank Krystel D
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2013

This place is bloody basic. After checking in, and paying up front(!), we were given our key to our twin room on the top floor. The stairs were like something from a crooked house at a fun fair. We didnt really need to unlock the door to our room, the lock was falling off and the hinge was held in...

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1Thank Sam R
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Dirty, stinky, loud, Absolute disaster.Foreign receptionist very loudly trying to sort out a different job on the phone at 8 in the morning. I had to stay just one night, but it was already too much. The blanket looked like I was afraid to touch it. In the so called 'bathroom' - broken mirror, mold, smell. Stay away. And its...

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1Thank neilmacgregor
Denmark
Reviewed 22 July 2013

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Thank Signe B
Reviewed 21 June 2013 via mobile

To say that this place is a [--] would be an insult to faeces and orifices everywhere. I am genuinely shocked that anyone could be permitted to open this building to the public, never mind think that it is morally acceptable to charge people to stay here. The word "budget" does not fully express just how grim the accommodation is....

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8Thank DaisyDuke1975
Carmarthen
Reviewed 21 May 2013

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1Thank Steve1960Carmarthen
London
Reviewed 9 April 2013

It was worth it, a bit untidy compared to other hotels I have been to. But we did still enjoy the night. the location was okay. Another issue was that the bathroom was outside the room. funny isn't it.

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Staying in Clerkenwell

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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site of an ancient meat market which remains in operation today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough time wondering through the area's maze of streets and you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky models passing between Clerkenwell's handful of fashion houses. Far outnumbering the models are craftspeople and designers, many of them are more than happy to welcome visitors into their studios and showrooms.
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Address: 23 Swinton Street | Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Price Range: $59 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Budget Guest House 1*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Do not use the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles aguiv, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No no no not here”
 of 5 bubbles 568jamese, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Presumably all of the room s are the same overall I would not give a tip for this place”
 of 5 bubbles 31sarahm31, 9 May 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles SueWJ, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Dead lock the door”
 of 5 bubbles 126Jane, 2 Jun 2014 | Read review
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