Budget hotel located in Kings Cross
Located close to two major railway stations, the Excelsior Hotel London is a conveniently located bed and breakfast hotel that allows guests quick and easy access to the citys many sights and sounds.
The 2-star establishments Argyle Square address puts it two minutes away from Kings Cross and St. Pancras International railway stations. As such its perfectly located for those arriving into the city via train as well as those looking for a nights rest before heading to one of the UKs other towns and cities. As St. Pancras serves France and Belgium, the hotel also proves suitable for those arriving from or going to the European mainland.
The propertys 26 guestrooms come well-equipped and at a reasonable price. Those looking to make an extra saving can choose a basic room with a shared bathroom. Other guestrooms include en-suite bathroom facilities. Amongst the facilities guests will find in these rooms is a flat screen television and radio alarm clock as well as trouser press, hairdryer, heated towel rail, work desk, fully stocked welcome tray, and ceiling fan. High speed internet is also available. Some of these amenities are limited in the basic rooms.
A continental breakfast buffet is served to guests each morning and is included in the price of a room. A TV lounge offers guests a relaxing environment should they wish to step away from the hustle and bustle of the city. On weekends free on street parking is available. Restrictions are enforced on weekdays though.
The real beauty of the Excelsior Hotel London is its location. As well as its excellent transport links to the UK and Europe, it also provides guests with ready access to Kings Cross Underground station which in turn allows for access to anywhere in the city, as well as all of the capitals airports.
The hotel itself can be found within walking distance of the Bloomsbury, Camden, Euston, and Islington regions, all of which feature a wide range of entertainment and dining options. The British Library, located next to the beautiful St. Pancras building, is about three minutes walk away, whilst the British Museum, with its wide range of relics and artefacts is a short walk through the picturesque gardens of Bloomsbury.
Across the city visitors can enjoy an expansive range of activities and locations. Shopping on Oxford Street, theatre in the West End, and sight-seeing in Westminster are amongst the favourites of tourists. An open top bust tour is perhaps the best way to see much of what London has to offer, whilst a boat trip on the Thames is always enjoyable.
Those looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of city life might like to visit one of the citys large parks. Most famous amongst these is Hyde Park which, as well as proving perfect for picnics and walks, also hosts a variety of music concerts during the summer. Regents Park, Green Park, Hampstead Heath, and Kensington Gardens also make for an ideal a scenic visit.
Regardless of the activities you get involved in or the sites you see, the Excelsior Hotel London makes for a convenient end location in which to rest and relax.