Central Hotel

Star Rating
2 out of 5
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3.6 / 5Good
496 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 Front Desk


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    The British Museum
    20 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Oxford Street
    4 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Burger King
    1 min walk
  • Restaurant
    1 min walk
  • Airport
    London (LCY-London City)
    21 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, Central Hotel is in the city centre and near the airport. Russell Square and Royal Opera House are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Regent's Park and St. James Park. ZSL London Zoo and Coca-Cola London Eye are not to be missed. Our guests love the hotel's convenience for public transport: King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is just steps away and Russell Square Underground Station is 11 minutes by foot.

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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • The British Museum - 20 min walk
    • Oxford Street - 4 min drive
    • Leicester Square - 5 min drive
    • Piccadilly Circus - 5 min drive
    • Trafalgar Square - 6 min drive

    Getting around

    • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station - 1 min walk
    • London King's Cross Station - 2 min walk
    • London (LCY-London City) - 21 min drive


    • Burger King - 1 min walk
    • McGlynn's - 1 min walk
    • McDonald's - 2 min walk
    • La Regina - 2 min walk
    • The Betjeman Arms - 2 min walk

    About this property

    Central Hotel

    Along with a 24-hour front desk, this smoke-free hotel has express check-in and express check-out. Free English breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, free newspapers, tour/ticket assistance and multilingual staff are on-site. All 30 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Portable fans, hairdryers and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.

    Property amenities


    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    No on-site parking available

    Food and drink

    Free English breakfast available 7:00 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekends

    Family friendly

    DVD player


    Free newspapers in reception
    Front-desk safe
    No lifts
    Reception hall

    Guest services

    24-hour front desk
    Daily housekeeping
    Luggage storage
    Multilingual staff
    Tour/ticket assistance

    Languages spoken



    Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    Blackout drapes/curtains
    Portable fan




    32-inch flat-screen TV
    DVD player

    Food and drink

    Coffee/tea maker


    Iron/ironing board
    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition


    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
    • Disliked: Room comfort

    Nice, friendly staff, but an uncomfortable stay

    Want to start this review on a good note, as we found the staff to be most friendly and helpful and tried their best for us. However, we regret the booking we made since according to the hotels.com website, this hotel was supposed to offer us a room with a Queen sized bed. However, once we arrived, we discovered that this hotel does not have any rooms with this size of bed, and we ended up our first sleepless night in a room with a double (or full) sized bed. They later transferred us to a room with extra beds to help correct the problem, but still was not what we were expecting. For us, the beds were not very comfortable. We were however very pleased with the English Breakfast offered each morning of our stay, which was delicious and gave us lots of energy! The rooms are as described; most quite small, unless you are reserving a superior room, but even in these rooms, if you get a private bathroom, it is also very small inside. It was a cozy hotel and most conveniently located near St. Pancras International train station which was our main motivation for choosing this hotel.

    Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
    • Disliked: Amenities

    The location is fantastic - literally steps away from the train station. Lots of great, inexpensive eating. Most importantly (for myself, a single female traveller) the area felt safe. The breakfast is good and they assign eating times to minimize foot traffic in the dining area. Cons: No elevator (lift). The single, twin bed room I was in was so tiny it was hard to maneuver around with myself, the bed and the suitcases I had. The room has a sink, but you have to go down two flights of stairs to use a toilet or shower, though the bathroom was very clean. The mattress was hard as a rock (which may be preferable for some, but I found it made my back hurt). Overall, for a night or two, it is good value for the price and phenomenal location. The staff were all very nice.

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019


    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
    • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

    Stayed at this hotel several times before, sadly on this occasion I was very disappointed with the room which was cramped and there was a constant draft through the window which was very uncomfortable whilst trying to sleep .

    Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Very clean helpful staff great location. The only slight problem was the breakfast room its not very big can only seat about 20 so some gusted had to wait on the stairs for a table.

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Great overnight stop on the way to France.

    I stayed here the night before catching an early Eurostar the following morning. The hotel was ideal, just across the road from St Pancras. My room was quite small, but fresh and clean and comfortable. The staff were welcoming and tried to find me an upgrade. I did pay an extra £10 to get an en-suite shower room. The hotel seemed well looked after and the room was well equipped.

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

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