Guilford House Hotel

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Average rate: $85 - Hotel class: 2 stars
6 Guilford Street, London, United Kingdom

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tommylennie tommylen…
17 reviews
Won't Be Staying Again May 19, 2010
I've been fairly positive with all my hotel and hostel reviews so far, but that's about to change. The Guilford House Hotel will not be receiving a glowing review, and will definitely not be getting my business again. It became clear that our experience wouldn't be the best from the outset.

We proceeded to the reception, through the grubby looking foyer and were checked-in by a grumpy young guy, who barely acknowledged us. All we got was blank stares, mumbles and an air of arrogance when we began asking a few questions. Had we not booked our rooms by credit card, we would have turned around and gone straight back out the door at this point.

Our mood didn't improve when we got to our rooms, as they were so tiny, and I suspect that even the Japanese would complain! The bathroom was terrible, and can best be described as a cupboard that consisted of a shower, toilet and sink, as well as a flimsy shower curtain that was useless at keeping the rest of the bathroom dry. On a positive note, the bed was ok.

After an average sleep, we headed for breakfast, which consisted of a few slices of dry, brittle toast and cereal with warm milk. The staff serving up breakfast were no better than the grouch on reception, and a couple of them had no qualms about mucking about whilst we ate.

We expected far more for the price we paid, and found solace in the fact that we only stayed there for one night. Not recommended.
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sarahsan says:
Thanks for the warning!
Posted on: May 20, 2010
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Guilford House Hotel Overview

A short walk from Russell Square Tube Station, this bed and breakfast offers budget en suite rooms and free internet access, within a mile of King's Cross and the British Museum. Grenville House Hotel has a superb central London location, with great access to the London Underground. You will be within easy reach of Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Oxford Street. Russell Square and King's Cross station are the nearest Tube stops to the hotel. Directions from Russell square station: Come out of the station and turn right. Turn right into Grenville Street, then left into Guilford Street. Walk for 5 minutes and look for traffic lights. The hotel is by the traffic lights at the junction of Guilford Street and Grays Inn Road. Directions from king's cross station: Come out of the station and look for Grays Inn Road. Walk on Grays Inn Road for about 10 minutes. Guilford Street is off Grays Inn Road. The hotel is on the junction of Grays Inn Road and Guilford Street. Directions from Heathrow: Take a Piccadilly Line Tube direct to Russell Square station. Directions from Gatwick airport: Take the Gatwick Express train to Victoria Station, then change to the Victoria Underground Line and disembark at King's Cross station. Directions from Stansted airport: Take a train to Liverpool Street station, then change to the Tube (Hammersmith and City Line or Circle Line). Disembark at King's Cross station.

Guilford House Hotel Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Facsimile
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Luggage Storage

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