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Great Northern Hotel, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Ranked #151 of 1,063 Hotels in London
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“Superb Refurb”
Reviewed 4 April 2013

First thing to say, is that the Great Northern Hotel is in a great location particularly if you are travelling to or from King's Cross, as the hotel is right next to the station.

Despite it being in a very busy area, the hotel was very quiet and we enjoyed a peaceful night's sleep in the amazing bed. The beautiful egyptian cotton sheets were so nice - I wanted to take them home with me!

The room was well furnished and had everything we needed. Everything was so new, it was lovely having big, fluffy white towels that had never been used before. I also loved the fact that there is a pantry on every floor of the hotel with a proper coffee machine and little snacks and treats. A really novel idea that sets the hotel apart from the rest.

The bar is breathtaking and sells some amazing cocktails. All of the staff were very friendly and keen to help.

I would definitely recommend a visit to the hotel - even if it's just to sample a cocktail at the fabulous bar.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank you for your very kind words regarding your stay with us at the Great Northern Hotel. So pleased you enjoyed the things we think are special about us too. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.
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Property: Great Northern Hotel, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Address: King's Cross St Pancras Road, London N1C 4TB, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Ranked #151 of 1,063 Hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Great Northern Hotel, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 91
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of London's finest luxury hotels just 25 metres from Eurostar at St Pancras International and actually within Kings Cross Station, offering a 24 hour front desk, free 500mb Wi-Fi and a complimentary comprehensive in-room entertainment package. Befitting the GNH's rich architectural heritage, the hotel's bedrooms have been sensitively restored with a design that exudes elegance and grace. Free from unnecessary clutter, the rooms are expertly proportioned, with high ceilings and an abundance of natural light through large 'six-over-six' slash windows. Walls, floors, ceilings and windows are acoustically lined, creating a peaceful cocoon. The mechanical and electrically systems are state of the art, furniture is bespoke designed and hand crafted by Italian and British artisans, and only the very best fixtures and fittings have been used - Loewe LCD HD televisions, top of the range Hypnos beds and Lefroy Brooks bathroom furniture. The hotel is home to one of London's finest destination restaurants, Plum + Spilt Milk, which is overseen by Michelin star winning chef, Mark Sargeant, a protégé of Gordon Ramsey. On the ground floor sits GNH Bar a destination cocktail bar, with a stunning interior and serving the very best food, champagne and cocktails. ... more   less 
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