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The Excelsior Hotel

42 Argyle Square, London, WC1H 8AP, United Kingdom
+44 207 837 0571

£44+

Overall guest ratings

6.3/10 Good
Based on 1,332 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 6.5
  • 3.4
  • 3.3

Good to know

  • Train station is close

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    About

    Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of British Library and University of London. St George’s, Bloomsbury and Russell Square are also within 1 mi (2 km).

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • Parking
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Concierge service
    • Air-conditioned
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    Overall rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 1,332 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      7.5 "75% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% thought the service was professional."
    • 5.5 "Internet is average."
      5.4 "54% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 68%."
    • 3.3 "Not very clean."
      3.4 "66% said rooms were dirty."
      3.0 "70% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.3 "67% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 3.1 "Awful rooms."
      2.4 "76% complained about the bathroom."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
      3.4 "66% said rooms were dirty."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.2 "68% had problems with the shower."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.0 "70% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.0 "60% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      1.3 "87% found problems with the furniture."
      2.5 "For 75%, the rooms looked old."
      3.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 68%."
    • 2.8 "Awful breakfast."
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    Overall rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 732 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 6.6 "Service is ok."
      6.7 "67% said the reception staff was ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the service was professional."
    • 5.4 "Internet is average."
      5.2 "52% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      0.8 "92% said rooms were small."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 65%."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
      2.6 "74% complained about the bathroom."
      0.8 "92% said rooms were small."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      0.7 "93% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.2 "68% had problems with the shower."
      2.8 "72% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.8 "62% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      3.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 65%."
      2.8 "For 72%, the rooms looked old."
      1.4 "86% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.1 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      2.8 "72% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.8 "62% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 2.8 "Awful breakfast."
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    Overall rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 372 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 6.7 "Average value."
    • 6.2 "Service is ok."
      6.9 "69% said the reception staff was ok."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."
      1.0 "90% said rooms were small."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      3.0 "70% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.9 "71% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 3.0 "Awful rooms."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      1.0 "90% said rooms were small."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.0 "70% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 2.6 "Awful breakfast."
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    Overall rating

    6.2 Good
    Based on 226 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 6.7 "Service is ok."
      6.8 "68% said the reception staff was ok."
    • 5.4 "Internet is average."
      5.2 "52% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 3.8 "Bad amenities."
      4.0 "60% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.5 "55% complained about the elevator."
    • 3.4 "Not very clean."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      3.2 "68% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.2 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.2 "88% said rooms were small."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.6 "54% thought it was too noisy."
    • 3.2 "Awful rooms."
      1.2 "88% said rooms were small."
      2.5 "75% complained about the bathroom."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      3.2 "68% had problems with the shower."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.2 "68% said the bathroom was dirty."
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