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Albion House Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Booked a 'superior room' at £55 for day use through Check-in and check-out time was 10 am and 6 pm, respectively. I however checked-in around 2 pm. This hotel has no reception and guests have to check in at the Melville Hotel (38 Argyle Square). Room given was on the 2nd floor which was not an issue. It was the room that really disappointed me. Calling it superior was a disgrace. It was in fact a box room where a double bed was stuffed in leaving no space to move around. The bed itself was craggy. Attached shower/toilet was too small with no toiletries at all. There was no intercom/phone in the room, so If you want to contact reception you will have to go to Melville as. Electric kettle was there but without tea, milk pods and sugar. I went to Melville to ask for tea bags etc but told that the hotel was out of stock. I had a bottle of wine so asked for wine glasses but to my utter dismay told " sorry, we don't have any kind of glasses since we have closed our kitchen for good". I would say the "superior room" was smaller than a prison cell and the service was third-rated. I was on a date that was ruined.

Booked to be near Kings Cross as I was on a flying overnight visit to London for a memorial event. Pleased to find a large single bed and the room was spotlessly presented with comfy duvet and pillows. It pays to read the joining instructions as check-in of on the other side of the square! There's a very good Indian Restaurant called Euro Tandoori on Grays Inn Road, a five minute walk. This was excellent value, for London, and I recommend without hesitation.

First time stopping at the Albion Hotel. Got a little confused to finding the reception at Melville but that was just my poor sense of direction. Room was modern, clean, pleasant. Yes, it was a little small but there was only me there so was just fine for one person, a couple, might find it a squeeze but as I say fine for me. Shower was great, bed was clean and compfy. Location great too, close to everything you need. I would happily stop again, infact, I'm looking to for my stay in October. My only snag stopping me from hitting 5 stars is the tea and coffee facitlies. You get a kettle and a mug in the room. But if you want a drink you have to walk across to Melville and buy a "tea pack" which costs £5 for, two tea bags, two coffee sachets, four sugars four milk. I found this way overpriced and is something I would have expected complimentary anyway. So I wandered over to starbucks lol!

It was the third time de was at that hotel. I sent a request for a room on the ground level as I have large troubles with hips. We have got a room on the second level without any elevator. It has been a nightmar for going to that room. The quality is also lower. Previous time there was teabags or cofee in the room this time nothing. Of course the location is still very well.

So firstly some positives- great location about 5 minutes from kings cross, staff were very friendly. Now for the bad points! Only stay here if you are stick thin and on your own. The room is so small the bathroom is a joke. This hotel is ideal for one person for one night and only if you don’t expect to stay more than a few hours in it. Walls were paper thin so you can hear all of the activities in the rooms around you. Television didn’t work as the aerial had been broken previously. One other positive it was clean as there was a strong smell of bleach throughout the room!!

The hotel is in a good location, convenient for travelling around London. The room was clean and well maintained. Overall good for the price. My main criticism was on leaving fairly early we handed the key back to the person in the main building. On answering the door we were greeted with a grunt, an unhappy look and no other words. No thank you or a goodbye. I stay in many hotels and I'm realistic about what you get for your money, however I do expect manners and civility as these cost nothing from a hotel to provide.

Our flight was canceled and we have no where to go ! They saved our night ! We stayed in the Melville hotel. Good for one night. The room was tiny and a little cold but Very close to St Pancras Station ! 5 minutes (walking).

The room was ok enough for the London standard, for a single person (I booked a "micro double" which was on the top floor). The size was ok. There was no hot water! The hotel is very noisy, lots of noise coming from the stairs and the other rooms. Checkout was a bit stressful as there was noone at reception, I had to call many times until someone unhappy to come appeared at the door. Apart from that, even if it's St Pancras district, there are many restaurants and supermarkets around.

The room was scruffy and dirty . A bloody hand print on the wall ! There was the noise of doors slamming all night and drunks outside the window. Fire extinguishers holding fire doors open , which is illegal. The room I occupied was not the one I had booked and no reason or apology given.

Located within shouting distance from Kings cross and with Euston nearby this friendly hotel was perfect for our trip. Clean comfortable and good value. They looked after the bags until our evening train.

29 Argyle Square London England

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to British Library
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services

Located in Bloomsbury within a short walk of British Library, Albion House Hotel is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as University College London. Each of the 40 rooms at this 3-star hotel includes an iPod dock, a coffee maker, and a TV. Located centrally in London, it's also close to Museum of London and St. Paul's Cathedral.


Albion House Hotel's 40 rooms are individually decorated and provide iPod docks, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and TVs. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include phones and desks.

Property features

Guests of Albion House Hotel enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a garden. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with concierge services and luggage storage.

Room options

Single Room

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Triple Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Quadruple Room

Full 2 | Full 1 | Sleeps 4

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

44.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 302 reviews