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Kandara Guest House

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Hope, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on a rare evening away with my husband. Given a lovely welcome, room clean and well presented. Good local knowledge and able to direct to our venue for the evening via the scenic route. Very quiet and peaceful. Delicious breakfast before our return trip. Would definitely consider if returning to London.

Thank GeorgeHollinrake
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A short walk from the bus stop after a 25 minute ride on the bus from St. Pancras train station. The room was neat and tidy with ver comfy bed. My wife and I were very happy with our choice to stay at Kandara.

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

Thank you for your review. Buses from St Pancras are on a long diversion route due to roadworks. If you are not in a hurry than the bus is still the easiest way to reach us. However, a faster optione is to use the tube. Take the Victoria Line 1 stop to Highbury and Islington Station. Change to the London...

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I am a regular. I have been staying for 1 to 3 nights at a time at Kandara for 5 years now, every fortnight. I haven't bothered to write a review, partly out of possessiveness. I do now as I feel there is unfair competition with Air BnB, and I care: this family run guesthouse operates to impeccably high standards...

3Thank annesophie2017
Omar H, Owner at Kandara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It is always a pleasure to meet a new guest but even more special to have a previous guest return to stay with us. We are not sure how much longer we will keep going with our B&B but we will always remember the hundreds of lovely guests we have had the pleasure of...

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely little guesthouse, immaculately clean, comfortable rooms with own sink, tea and coffee. Shared bathrooms spotless and always available. Great breakfast and lovely staff. Would highly recommend and definitely stay here again next time I'm in London. Good location close to the overground.

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

Thank you for your lovely review and we look forward to you staying with us again. Our closest station is Canonbury Station on the London Overground Line. This is a confusing name for this new line as it is part of the London Underground network (the tube) and so you can use the Oyster pre-pay card or a travel card...

Reviewed 30 November 2016

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....

1Thank Randy L
Omar H, Owner at Kandara Guest House, responded to this review

My wife, Avril, and our cook, Helen, are both grateful for your lovely comments about our breakfasts. We are lucky to be fairly close to the Arsenal Stadium ("Emirates Stadium") - about 1.5 miles and various bus routes go there from close by our guest house. We hope you will come and stay with us again.

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

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.

Thank Amanda7074
Omar H, Owner at Kandara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely reveiw. Yes there are lots of stairs at Kandara as we are located in a 4 storey town house. If this is a problem please discuss with us at the time of enquiry / booking and we may be able to offer a bedroom lower in the house with fewer stairs.

Alesund, Norway
Reviewed 8 November 2016

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...

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

Thank you for your lovely review. Yes buses are very frequent with some routes running 24 hours a day. Our closest station is Canonbury Station - just a few minutes walk.

Southern Queensland, Australia
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...

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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...

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.

Greater Perth, Australia
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...

Thank Lisa24Jane04R92
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.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Kandara Guest House

Address: 68 Ockendon Road | Islington, London N1 3NW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: €89 - €134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kandara Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Discuss with the owners what your preferences are. The steps to the top floor are quite steep for problem knees.”
annesophie2017, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms were clean and quiet. I highly recommend this hotel/bed and breakfast.”
randyl664, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There's lots of stairs so if not suitable, ask for low level.”
Amanda7074, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 was very quiet, we slept so well with our window open.”
rusetlivingrid, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Away from the street.”
245mackp, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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