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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I took my 10 and 12 year old sons to an Arsenal game and we stayed at Kandara Guest house for two nights. Clean, Comfortable, Friendly and Quiet are the best words to describe Kandara Guest House. The rooms were very nice and the breakfast was EXCELLENT. My children want English breakfasts in the US now. Great location. Great value.... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Greeted with a friendly welcome and shown to a cosy single room, I began my 4 night stay at the Kandara. This place is warm, quiet and clean, with easy access from Kings Cross by bus. The breakfast was great and I felt welcome and comfortable throughout my stay. Would definitely recommend and hope to return again.

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Alesund, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed our stay at Kandara Guest House, warm, friendly, clean, quiet and a lovely breakfast every day. Very easy to travel to and from with busses passing all the time at Essex road, and easy to change to underground at Angel station. Lots of nice restaurants in Upper Street, and Cambden Passage in walking distance also. We absolutely... More 

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Southern Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Spent five comfortable nights August 2016. Quiet street with character. Family operated with decades of experience. Great breakfasts. Plenty of buses into different parts of the city, either from bus stop in Essex Road 200 metres walk or in Southgate Road 300 metres away. Laundromat and supermarket and pharmacy just round the corner. Hardly heard other guests at night. Never... More 

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Omar H, Owner at Kandara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. The tube route you mention from Heathrow airport is a good one. From Highbury and Islington you can save a 20 minute walk by taking one of 2 bus routes - 30 or 277. Alternatively, you can change to the London Overground LIne (part of the tube network) and travel 1 station colser to... More 

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Clean bedroom, quiet neighborhood, well prepared breakfast. Location is convenient to reach, but a bit of time needed to reach the real center of London. quite near to Emirates Stadium, so a good choice for Arsenal football fans:) Price acceptable for a place in London

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Omar H, Owner at Kandara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. The Emirates stadium is only 1.7 miles from our guest house and there are bus routes that go there from close to our guest house. More 

Greater Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night, and were very happy with the standard of cleanliness and service here. The landlady was very welcoming and helpful, providing any information we needed about traveling in the area and where to buy items that we needed. It is easy to reach by public transport, being only a short walk from... More 

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Omar H, Owner at Kandara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to have you stay with us again. More 

Umea, Sweden
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I loved staying at Kandara Guest House! My room was small but all I needed, breakfast really good and everything was clean and quiet. I will most surely come here again and would recommend anyone to come and stay.

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Omar H, Owner at Kandara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to meeting you again on your next visit. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

I just stayed at the Kandara for the second time,it's very well run and the breakfast is terrific,you are left to get on with your stay in peace but you can always get in touch with staff if you need to,I always look for the Kandara first when booking in Islington,highly recommend it.

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Omar H, Owner at Kandara Guest House, responded to this review

Very nice to welcome you back to Kandara for your second stay. It is always a pleasure to welcome guests back. Thank you for your kind review. We have been running our b&b for so many years that over 50% of our guests have stayed before. Some even change their holiday dates to coincide with our availability. More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I always stay here when I attend hospital appointments at homerton hospital. Central location and fab breakfast rooms are spotless and such a warm welcome. Easy access to central London and beyond. Angel tube 6mins away. Upper Street Islington lots of choice shopping restaurants and lovely antique markets.

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Omar H, Owner at Kandara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always lovely to welcome back guests who have stayed before. We look forward to meeting you again on your next visit to London. We often use the Angel tube station which is on the Northern Line. It is about 10 minutes away using one of the 5 bus routes on Essex Road. Our... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I've stayed here twice for several days each time. It's on a quiet street, the owners are really friendly and the breakfast is excellent - quality produce, lots of choice. I felt very safe here on my own and it's in a great area with good transport links.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you staying with us again. More 

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A warm welcome is guaranteed at Kandara Guest House in Islington, north London. A family-run bed & breakfast, providing B&B accommodation for over 60 years! Situated in a quiet, leafy residential area just minutes from Islington's outstanding theatres and restaurants. Kandara is conveniently located for transport into both the West End and the City of London. We take pride in providing high quality, clean and comfortable accommodation. Providing a much-loved base to explore the capital, as well as a conveniently placed "second home" for those temporarily working in the city. ... more   less 

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Address: 68 Ockendon Road | Islington, London N1 3NW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: £82 - £109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kandara Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Rooms were clean and quiet. I highly recommend this hotel/bed and breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles randyl664, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There's lots of stairs so if not suitable, ask for low level.”
 of 5 bubbles Amanda7074, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 was very quiet, we slept so well with our window open.”
 of 5 bubbles rusetlivingrid, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Away from the street.”
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“We stayed in basement. Had bathroom next door”
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