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

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

No pets allowed
Air conditioning

Fan/ Extractor

Overview

Excelsior Hotel is rated 2 stars and provides visitors with a safety deposit box, parking and a luggage storage.

British Library is about 5 minutes' walk away. The property is located within a 30-minute walk to the center of London.

Within a 10-minute walk guests will find Russell Square subway station. The hotel lies 15 km away from London City airport.

Rooms

Excelsior Hotel offers annex rooms with heating, a storage space, a kitchen, a trouser press and a sofa as well as an electric kettle, a fridge and a toaster. The rooms come with private bathrooms featuring a shower, a hairdryer and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at The George Scott at St. Pancras Hotel and McGlynns located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

Excelsior Hotel provides guests with concierge service, ironing service and porter service.

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

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

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Bell staff/Porter

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Fan/ Extractor
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 1 year
Existing bedding FREE
Crib FREE
All children
2 years
Extra bed FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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
  • Kings Cross Station
    1000 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

The Excelsior Hotel photos Room Double Room with Shared Bathroom
Double Room
  • Room size:

    65 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This room has shared bathroom and toilet facilities, and features a flat-screen LCD TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

The Excelsior Hotel photos Room
Single Room
  • Room size:

    90 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

A private bathroom, flat-screen LCD TV and tea/coffee making facilities are featured in this room.

The Excelsior Hotel photos Room
Double Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

A standard double with a 5-foot wide bed. There is an en suite wet room.

The Excelsior Hotel photos Room
Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

A private bathroom, flat-screen LCD TV and tea/coffee making facilities are featured in this room.

The Excelsior Hotel photos Room
Small Double Room
  • Room size:

    90 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Towels
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This double room features a electric kettle.

The Excelsior Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Junior Suite
Garden view
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

This suite features a electric kettle and iPod dock. These rooms are located both on the ground floor or lower ground, subject to availability.

The Excelsior Hotel photos Room
Two-Bedroom Apartment
Garden view
  • Room size:

    380 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Private entrance
  • Parquet floor
  • Connecting room
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Washing machine
  • Washer/dryer
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dining table
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

This apartment features a dining area, washing machine and private entrance. It is located in a separate building annexed to Excelsior Hotel. Check-in is at Excelsior Hotel, and guests have full access to the hotel's facilities. These apartments are located on upper floors and there is no lift.

The Excelsior Hotel Location

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Local attractions

  • Library and Museum of Freemasonry5000 ft
    60 Great Queen St, London
  • St. Etheldreda's5100 ft
    Ely Place, London
  • Camden Passage5100 ft
    Angel, London
  • New London Theatre5100 ft
    Drury Lane, London
  • Hunterian Museum5100 ft
    35 - 43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London

Near the hotel

  • St. Pancras Station800 ft
    Euston Road, London
  • Foundling Museum1500 ft
    40 Brunswick Square, London
  • British Museum4100 ft
    Great Russell Street, London
  • Wellcome Collection2800 ft
    183 Euston Rd, London
  • British Library1100 ft
    96 Euston Road, London
  • London Canal Museum2100 ft
    12-13 New Wharf Road, London
  • The Charles Dickens Museum2400 ft
    48 Doughty Street, London

Restaurants nearby

  • Bella Pasta100 ft

    Address: Argyle St

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

  • McGlynns200 ft

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

    64% likes this, based on 11 reviews

  • Casa Mamma700 ft

    Address: 339 Grays Inn Road

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

  • McGlynn's Free House200 ft

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

    81% likes this, based on 31 reviews

  • The Gilbert Scott800 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

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
  • Kings Cross Station
    1000 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