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Devon, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2010

Stayed at the hotel for one nite to catch the eurostar next morning. U cant beat this hotel for location. Stayed in the Basic twin room with shared facililites. The toilet and bathroom was located near my room and it was shared with 3 other rooms, so not too bad never had to wait for the shower or toilet. Check... More 

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perth scotland
1 review
Reviewed 19 June 2010

stay/ 5 nights sightseeing room/ twin en suite small but clean and adequate catering/buffet breakfast full english plus cereal etc staff/could not do enough for you friendly efficent security/24 hour reception no problems location/2 min walk from kings cross station/underground/buses all attractions were just a couple of stops away on tube

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glasgow
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Reviewed 13 April 2010

The staff at the Montana Excel were really friendly and helpful and the room was ideal for a short weekend break in London. We'll definitely be staying there again.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2010

Got to the hotel, very surly receptionist booked us in.Told we were on 2nd floor and there was no lift - we had a large case so I had to ask for it to be kept in storage. Room - well , I am sure a prison cell is better than that, we had asked for a double bed -... More 

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Reviewed 8 February 2010

We booked this hotel for 1 night, the man in the reception appeared to be quite moody and the checking in was very speedy. We were given the key to our room and there was somebody reparing the carpet on the stairs, there was some drilling as well. Our room was on the 2nd floor and there were sheets across... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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Reviewed 12 December 2009

Location was perfect. Staff was nice and friendly. NO bedbugs, so big plus for that. Plenty of tea and coffeebags in the room. Breakfast was ok. They also have adapters for appliances in the reception. My room was in the basement, and therefore a bit cold. The small window (that you could not see throug) was drafty, and located above... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2009

The Montana Excel is located very close to Kings Cross/St Pancras station(s). Basically cross the road outside Kings Cross and walk about 200 yards up Argyle Street - couldn't ahve been easier. The hotel faces onto a lovely green space (Argyle Square). My room was at the top of the hotel and was a pretty small double, but it perfectly... More 

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England
1 review
Reviewed 20 November 2009

Good value for money. We stayed in a family room, the bathroom was very spacious. We stayed for a long weekend and found it perfectly adequate. Staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was nice. Beds were uncomfortable though, unfortunately, but we weren't staying long enough for that to be an issue. Good location too, very short walk from Kings Cross... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2009

I stayed at the Montana in Dec 2008 and was appalled. I'm a Londoner but at the time didn't have my flat in London, was living overseas and was passing through London and needed somewhere for one night in central London. I was ashamed that the hotel was in my home town. The receptionist made Russian intourist hotels look friendly... More 

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Newcastle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2009

We booked this hotel because of its proximity to Kings Cross and it worked out perfect. We arrived at 9.30 AM and went straight to the hotel to drop off our bags before heading off. They seemed apologetic because our room wasn't ready - we didn't expect it to be! The staff were lovely and friendly, the family room was... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Montana Excel

Address: 16-18 Argyle Square | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8AS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Montana Excel 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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