Hotel in Detail:With just 10 rooms and housed in a former residential home, The Kandara Guest house is true bed and breakfast guest house. Offering an alternative to the purpose built and branded hotels so prevalent in London. The big difference is in the personal service you receive from these family run Inn type hotels creating a unique feel compared to larger hotels. The Kandara Hotel has a long history of providing accommodation going right back to the 1950's. I tis possible to park your car without restrictions at night in the street during daytime restrictions are in place.
Each bedroom has a flat–screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, iron, desk, ironing facilities, fan, heating, wardrobe/closet, hairdryer, alarm clock and supplied towels and linen.
Free WiFi is available in all rooms. Private wash basin in each bedroom.
1 bathroom is shared between every 2 rooms i.e. there are 10 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. The bathrooms all have both a toilet and a shower.
Daily maid service.
Breakfast is included in the rate and is served daily in the dedicated breakfast room.
Served between 07.30 and 9.00 (weekends, bank holidays 08.00 till 9.30).
Breakfast options include orange Juice, cereals, fruits, yoghurts, cooked eggs (free range), sausages, tomatoes, mushrooms, baked beans, toast, tea (including herbals) and coffee.
Luggage storage is available. The Kandara Guest House is fully non–smoking. Central heating throughout.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Canonbury 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.4 miles (3.8 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.4 miles (10.3 km).
The Kandara Guest House is situated on a quiet residential street in north London in an area called Islington. In recent years the area has thrived and has become quite fashionable with several well known clubs and good facilities, restaurants and shops, many based along Upper Street at the Angel Islington some 0.6 miles (1.0 km) away. Nearby Hackney has also benefited from a facelift in recent years to be quite a popular area. The nearby 38 bus (5 minutes walk) can get you to central London within around 20–30 minutes with 11 bus routes serving the area. The Kandara Guest House is just a few minutes walk from Canonbury Mainline Station. Places of interest around the area include Tower Theatre 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Museum of London Archaeology 90.7 miles (1.1 km)), Little Angel Theatre 0.7 miles (1.1 km), The Design Centre 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Geffrye Museum 1 mile (1.6 km), O2 Academy Islington 1.1 mile (1.6 km), Arsenal Football Ground (The Emirates Stadium) 1.2 miles (1.9 km), Chapel Market 1.2 miles (1.9 km), and Broadway Market 1.2 miles (1.9 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 10
Check-in: 10.00 am
Check-out: 11.30 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 5 out of 5 by 140 past guests
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 22 of 743 for B&Bs / inns in London and rated 5 out of 5 from 140 reviews)
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 100% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole and is actually the top ranked 3 star hotel listed on our website.
Milesfaster ranking: 30th from 865 London hotels, and 1st of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (1.8 miles, 2.9 km) would be the 3 star Premier Inn Kings Cross, whose lowest rates start at about £63 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Holiday Villa Hotel. 4.7 miles from here (7.5 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 69% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £38.
Local hotels analysed:The 51 nearest hotels around this area (68 Ockendon Road, N1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 2.0 miles (3.3 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 14 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 15 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 81%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 71%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is Kandara Guest House (this hotel) (3 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £113 per night. They range from a low of £40 at Pembury Hotel (2 Star, 67%) up to £230 at Boundary Rooms and Suites (5 Star, 89%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £163, Four Star average: £114, Three Star average: £86 and Two Star average: £58.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank top.