Hotel in Detail:The Crowne Plaza London Kings Cross hotel has 405 rooms on 8 floors with 6 suites. The hotel offers a full range of services from meeting rooms, dining facilities to a leisure centre with a spa, swimming pool and gym.
All rooms have individually controlled air-conditioning. Bathrooms will have either a standalone shower or a bath shower combo along with a hairdryer. In-room amenities include free WiFi, flat screen TV with PPV channels, tea/coffee making facilities, trouser press, desk, ironing facilities, seating area, telephone, radio, mini fridge and electric kettle.
Free WiFi is available in all bedrooms.
Room service is provided between the hours of 06.30 and 22.30.
Dining: The hotel has two restaurants and a bar.
Belgo Restaurant: Ground Floor restaurant open for lunch and dinner. Specialising in rope grown, grit free, sustainable mussels from the Shetland Islands. Traditionally served in the Belgian way in mega mussel pots and cooked to order with frites and mayo, there are 12 mussel flavours to choose from. Also on the menu is a range of Belgian classics including secret recipe Liege meatballs, burgers, whole rotisserie chicken to share and steaks. 62 Belgian craft beers are offered.
Open noon till 23.00.
Bloom Kitchen and Bar: Also located on the ground floor and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Inspired by a love of gin and passion for food, Bloom Kitchen and Bar pays homage to the famous artistic set, The Bloomsbury Group. It provides a destination for people who enjoy great food, good drinks and a cosy setting. An exciting artisan menu and a wide selection of main courses and along with salads and pasta. A specialist gin cocktail menu has been crafted to complement the concept.
Open 06.30 till 01.00
A major feature of the Crowne Plaza London Kings Cross is the onsite health and leisure centre (charges apply) with an indoor swimming pool. The leisure centre facilities include a Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. The gym has a wide range of exercise equipment including cardio machines, resistance machines and free weights. There is also a separate spa facility open 10.00 till 20.00 where treatments include Manicures and Pedicures, Facials, Waxing and Body Scrub.
The public areas of the hotel are all air-conditioned.
Hotel services include a Concierge, Dry Cleaning Pickup and Laundry, Florist, Foreign Currency Exchange, Gift Shop and shoe shine. Safety deposit box facilities are available at the front desk which is manned 24 hours.
The Crowne Plaza Kings Cross has 4 meeting rooms which can accommodate up to 240 guests reception style. Available facilities include 35mm Slide Projector, Cable Modem, Digital Projector, Flip Chart and Markers, LCD Projector, Microphone, Modem Lines, Overhead Projector, VCR and Whiteboard.
There is also a dedicated business centre where services available include Copy and fax, computer with internet access and Mobile Phone Rental.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: King"s Cross Thameslink 0.4 miles (0.7 km), Railway Station: London Kings Cross 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2 miles (3.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.9 miles (9.5 km).
The Crowne Plaza London Kings Cross is a short distance from four mainline stations at St. Pancras and Kings Cross (0.5 miles), Euston (0.8 miles) and Farringdon (0.6 miles). Well located to be close to the City of London, the square Mile as its known (1.2 miles), with good access also into central London. There are many smaller shops and cafes in the vicinity, notably further down along Farringdon road and to the North along Euston Road around the Kings Cross Station, area while within half a mile is the major shopping area of Angel Islington. Here you will find a host of shops, bars, restaurants as a well as a market and cinema. If you'd rather head towards central London then Tottenham Court Road and Oxford street are just 1 mile (1.6 km) away. Oxford Street is probably the number one shopping street for visitors too London. Its a long road with endless stores and boutiques and has the most dense shopping area in Europe. The hotels location tends to be quieter during weekends at its on the City side of the capital. The Crowne Plaza London Kings Cross hotel makes a good location for anyone needing to get to both the City of London as well as the central areas. Nearby local attractions include Dickens House (0.2 miles, 0.3 km), British Library (0.5 miles, 0.8 km), Sir John Soames Museum (0.6 miles, 1.0 km), British Museum (0.7 miles, 1.1 km), Petrie Egyptian Archaeology Museum (0.9 miles, 1.4 km) and the Museum of London (1 mile (1.6 km)).
History: Was called the Holiday Inn Kings Cross/Bloomsbury until February 2017.
Parking: (limited, 15 spaces) (chargeable)
Bedroom Numbers: 405 / 8 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 13.00 pm
This hotel has averaged a score of 3.8 out of 5 by 6773 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 2824 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 491 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 3.5 out of 5 from 3949 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £20 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Crowne Plaza chain your nearest options are:
Crowne Plaza London City Hotel: is 1.0 miles (1.7 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £157.
Crowne Plaza Kensington: is 3.7 miles (6.0 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 89% and base rates begin at about £144.
Crowne Plaza Battersea: 4.9 miles (7.9 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £148.
Crowne Plaza London Docklands: 5.9 miles (9.5 km), rated at 84% and with rates from around £71.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 76% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Crowne Plaza Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Crowne Plaza hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 608th from 865 London hotels, 9th of 10 Crowne Plaza Hotels, and 258th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Holiday Inn Kings Cross/Bloomsbury Hotel and not too far (0.4 miles, 0.7 km) would be the 4 star Doubletree by Hilton Islington, where prices begin from around £95 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Doubletree by Hilton Islington also offers: free WiFi.We can also point you towards a lower price option, the The Gyle. 0.4 miles from the Crowne Plaza Kings Cross (0.6 km), achieving a rating of 68% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £166.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star The Rosebery Apartments seems like a possible option. The Rosebery Apartments is only 0.2 miles (0.4 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (1 Kings Cross Road, WC1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.7 miles (1.2 km) radius. They are made up of 4 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 77%), 8 two star hotels (average rating 70%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 61%). Top rated of the local hotels is Montague On The Gardens Hotel (4 star) at 98%.
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £105 per night. From a low of £16 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 74%) and the highest rates top out at £363 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 90%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £235, Four Star average: £112, Three Star average: £96, Two Star average: £56 and One Star average: £53.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Crowne Plaza Kings Cross 29th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 14th for the 20 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 35th of 50 (13th of 20 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 25th of 32 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Generator Hotel was top).