Overview

The Excelsior Hotel

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

$56+

Overall guest ratings

6.3/10 Good
Based on 1,317 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 6.3
  • 3.4
  • 3.1

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  • 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
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 1,317 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%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 6.3 "Service is ok."
      5.9 "59% said the reception staff was ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the service was professional."
    • 5.6 "Internet is average."
      5.4 "54% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 59%."
    • 3.1 "Awful breakfast."
    • 3.1 "Awful rooms."
      2.2 "78% complained about the bathroom."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.9 "71% had problems with the shower."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.2 "78% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.3 "87% found problems with the furniture."
      4.5 "55% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      2.3 "For 77%, the rooms looked old."
      4.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 59%."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      2.2 "78% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.8 "62% thought it was rather dirty."
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    Overall Rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 724 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%."
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
      5.9 "59% said the reception staff was ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% thought the service was professional."
    • 5.7 "Internet is average."
      5.5 "55% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      0.8 "92% said rooms were small."
      0.9 "91% criticized the small bathroom."
      5.0 "For only 50%, the noise level was all right."
      4.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 59%."
    • 3.3 "Rooms are not good."
      2.4 "76% complained about the bathroom."
      0.8 "92% said rooms were small."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      0.7 "93% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.0 "70% had problems with the shower."
      2.1 "79% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.9 "91% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.0 "60% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      2.8 "For 72%, the rooms looked old."
      4.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 59%."
      1.5 "85% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.1 "Awful breakfast."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      2.1 "79% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.2 "58% thought it was rather dirty."
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    Overall Rating

    6.3 Good
    Based on 368 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%."
    • 6.0 "Service is ok."
      6.1 "61% said the reception staff was ok."
    • 3.5 "Not very comfortable."
      1.0 "90% said rooms were small."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.1 "Awful rooms."
      2.1 "79% complained about the bathroom."
      1.0 "90% said rooms were small."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 2.8 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.2 "68% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 2.8 "Awful breakfast."

    Overall Rating

    6.2 Good
    Based on 223 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."
      6.2 "62% said the reception staff was ok."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
      5.2 "52% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 3.6 "Bad amenities."
      3.8 "62% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.5 "55% complained about the elevator."
    • 3.2 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.2 "88% said rooms were small."
      1.2 "88% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.1 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.1 "Awful rooms."
      1.2 "88% said rooms were small."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      3.0 "70% had problems with the shower."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.2 "88% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
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