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Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel
Ranked #169 of 1,069 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2012

We stayed in this hotel just after the Olympic Games.
Our expectations were high, judging by the reviews we'd already read before coming here, so these really are minor points.
- The family room is a little crowded when made up for 4 (due to the addition of a camping bed)
- The breakfast is given on multiple floors, and well staffed. However, my wife's requested poached egg didn't arrived, unfortunately.
- The hotel has 12 floors, and the breakfast room did get very busy after 9.30.
- There was some building work going on, so we experienced some odd noises at about 8 in the morning.

But, there were many more positive points:
- The check in process was very easy, and the kids enjoyed typing in their details. A member of staff was on hand to help, in case of issues
- The staff are great, as everyone else has mentioned, and even gave our two a free balloon each because they helped with her job :-)
- We were on the 9th floor, and had great views of the city - we could even see The Orbit and the Olympic Stadium :-)
- The lifts are very fast, and there's not much waiting.

Room Tip: If possible, get a higher floor, as this will reduce any street noise. Get down to brekkie before 9...
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Daniel R, Manager at Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel, responded to this review, 5 January 2013
Hi Lee,

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Premier Inn London City (Old Street).

Most inner-city Premier Inn's, that were new builds, have all the same sized rooms, its only Premier Inn's that have been converted have different sizes depending on what was in their place beforehand.

Our restaurant is on 3 floors so guests can have the ultimate dining experience. The Mezzanine is for the guest who want to watch the world go by as they dine, and the basement is for the guests who want just a little bit of privacy.
Regarding the Poached Eggs that never arrived, we do apologise for that and have taken this on board and we are always revisiting the training to make sure we keep up with the high standards that we give to everyone.

We have now put posters in the lifts letting people know the times in which we are more likely to get busy for Breakfast, this has come into affect because we have also had feedback from this.

There is now no more building work going on in the near area to the hotel, the student accommodation is now fully open and the office block next door to us have been completed.

Many Thanks,
Team Old Street.
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

Cannot fault this hotel! We are a family of 4 (with an 8 and 12 year old).
The family room was big enough for us all, this hotel is so clean and tidy, the staff so helpful and a fantastic, as much as you can eat breakfast.
For the value and location you'd be hard pushed to find better! The tube station is just a couple of minutes walk away.
We'll definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Daniel R, Manager at Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel, responded to this review, 5 January 2013
Dear Katy,

Many thanks for reviewing your stay at Premier Inn London City (Old Street).

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with your family and found the room to be just what you wanted. The staff have seen the review and they thank you for your kind words.

Hopefully we will see you again very soon.

Best Wishes to you and your family,
Team Old Street.
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Easy to find from Old Street station on Northern line, 2 mins walk. New hotel and lovely modern, clean airy fell in reception. All staff excellent, friendly and efficient from reception, waiter, bar and housekeeping. 12 floors and our 2 rooms were next to each other on 8th floor with great views over London.
Had evening meal and breakfast at hotel and both of good standard and quick service. Breakfast at weekends 7-11.30. Restaurant on 3 floors with modern spacious furniture so not feeling overlooked at all.
Only negative, lifts and area around lifts extremely hot, but was one of the hottest days of the year.
For price great value for money and will be stopping there again.

Room Tip: Request high floor room for view. 3 lifts available.
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Lucy B, Duty Manager at Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel, responded to this review, 27 September 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your feedback and review. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and enjoyed our central location.

The team work very hard to ensure our guests have a great experience while staying with us.

We hope to see you again soon.

Kind regards,

Fieona Connolly
Duty Manager
& all the staff at Premier Inn London City Old Street
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Northampton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

We spent two nights at the Premier Inn, based on the reviews that were already on here and we weren't disappointed. The staff were very welcoming, giving my son (6) and daughter (3) a balloon and activity pack when we arrived. We arrived just before 12 and were able to check in straight away. The hotel was conveniently located as our train arrived at Euston and it was only three tube stops away and a short walk with two heavy bags. We ate here on the first night and the food was fine, a bit old fashioned pub style, but cheap and convenient. The childrens menu was great.

The breakfast was great. Well staffed, stocked and cooked. Top marks.

Rooms were clean, big enough, with one double bed and two single beds, ready made up. Our children slept well, I never do the first night but we all slept in until 8.30am the second morning.

We really couldn't fault the hotel.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Lucy B, Duty Manager at Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel, responded to this review, 21 September 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your feedback and review. The team work very hard to deliver a great breakfast experience to all our guests and will be delighted by your comments.

We are very glad to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable stay with us, although we are sorry to hear you didn't sleep well on your first night.

We hope to see you again soon.

Fieona Connolly

Duty Manager
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United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Having had a bad experience at another Premier Inn, we were only tempted to book this due to a great £29 per night offer. What a deal!! The room was probably the cleanest we've ever stayed in, the air conditioning very welcome on the hottest weekend of the year, bed very comfy. They had a bar & restaurant there, which looked fab although we didn't use as we'd made other arrangements. In the room was details of a dinner & breakfast package which seemed amazing value - wish we'd been able to get details in advance on their internet site. Old St tube station very convenient & a Tesco express just a bit further in the other direction. Staff were all cheerful, charming & helpful - but gold medal to housekeeping who are doing an amazing job. Would definately stay again & have no hesitation in recommending.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Lucy B, Duty Manager at Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel, responded to this review, 28 August 2012
Dear Guest,

It was great to hear that we have changed your opinion of Premier Inn. The team work very hard to deliver a great guest experience and I am pleased to hear that you received this at out hotel.

We hope that you choose to stay with us again.

Kind regards

Lucy Boswell
Duty Manager
Premier Inn London City (Old Street)
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

An excellent chouice for couple travelling with children as we were,just a few stops from Euston with easy access to central London whilst located in a quieter part of the city,I could not praise this hotel enough and would not stay anywhere else ,the resaurant was excellent value for both quality and service and I have never met friendlier or more helpful staff.

Room Tip: 711 had views of the orbital at olympic park and canary wharf
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Lucy B, Duty Manager at Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel, responded to this review, 28 August 2012
Dear Guest,

May I take the opportunity to thank you for leaving us such a great review.

It was fantastic to read such great comments about our hotel and team.

We look forward to welcoming you back.

Kind regards

Lucy Boswell
Duty Manager
Premier Inn London City (Old Street)
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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at this hotel with my mother and daughter we stayed in a family room on the second floor . I have never stayed in such a friendly hotel, the staff smile and enjoy their job they all seem to get along with each other, it feels very much like a large family. The breakfast was great, I'm on a diet so had continental and my daughter and mother enjoyed a full breakfast( kids eat free). The hotel was immatulately clean. I chose this hotel as it is by a very large roundabout with many buses to all over london. it is very close the the underground .I plan to return to this hotel again .This was my first time staying a a premier inn if all premier inn are HALF AS GOOD i would be very HAPPY. ALL MEMBERS OF THIS PREMIER INN DESERVE TO WIN A AWARD FOR THE BEST HOTEL STAFF !!!!!

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Lucy B, Duty Manager at Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel, responded to this review, 28 August 2012
Dear Guest,

What more could we ask for from a review! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us by leaving such great feedback.

Your comments have been passed on to the team and were greatly received.

We look forward to welcoming you back.

Kind regards

Lucy Boswell
Duty Manager
Premier Inn London City (Old Street)
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Property: Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel
Address: 1 Silicon Way, Corsham Street, London N1 6DR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Shoreditch , East End / East London
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#45 Family Hotel in London
#96 Best Value Hotel in London
#119 Romantic Hotel in London
#129 Business Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 251
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This is a newly refurbished 251 Room Premier Inn with 200 seat Thyme Bar & Restaurant. The hotel offers en-suite, air conditioned rooms. We also have a number of interconnecting rooms as well as Universally Accessible rooms. We are 2 minutes walk from Old Street tube station (Exit 1) Turn left and walk down the road and the entrance is on the third left on Silicon Way opposite iQ Shoreditch Student Accomodaton. If you are arriving early we will do our best to check you in before the 2pm check in time, if not we can safely secure baggage for a small donation to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity. ... more   less 
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