This three star property is situated in the popular and friendly area of Islington, and offers excellent access to public transportation, including the Eurostar at St Pancras. It’s extremely popular amongst those visiting London for a short break, a shopping trip, or while on business.
Hotel facilities include air conditioning, a car rental desk, currency exchange, laundry, and a reception desk. Staff are well renowned for being friendly and efficient, and nothing is too much hassle for them. Be sure to take advantage of their local recommendations.
Rooms are surprisingly spacious, with plenty of space for putting your feet up at the end of a busy day. You’ll find all the modern conveniences that you could ever wish for, including internet access, private bathrooms with tubs and showers, TVs, telephones, and tea and coffee making facilities.
As you’d expect from a high quality hotel in the capital, business facilities are also excellent, and include meeting rooms, photocopying and fax.
Our top picks close to this hotel
If you want to incorporate some educational value into your trip to London, pay a trip to the British Library. It’s the ultimate learning destination, and the archives could keep you busy for weeks. Special areas exist for children.
If you want to spend some special time with your partner, check out the programme of events at The Barbican. It’s very varied and includes dance, theatre, and music, so there’s bound to be something that appeals.
The Islington Museum paints the story of the borough in terms of history, politics and culture. It’s a great way to get an insight into a local London community.
Try out the Islington Farmers’ Market for fresh produce and an interesting peek into the area’s locals. You’ll find only the best quality fruit and veg, and you might even meet a market trader or two who will tell you their own stories.
For eating out
Canonbury Kitchen Is a popular Italian restaurant that serves up traditional dishes, as well as a few with a modern twist. It has an informal atmosphere, though is highly regarded by locals and visitors alike.
The House is a hip gastro-pub that attracts a stylishly cool crowd, and the terrace is one of the hottest places in the whole area for evening drinks. Try out the excellent ales and beers.