Apart-hotel Citadines London Barbican

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Located just north of the financial and business district in London, the Citadines London Barbican is just around the corner from the Barbican Centre, one of Europe's largest cultural centres which is also home to the London Symphony Orchestra and Royal Shakespeare Company. Stroll around your neighbourhood, where traditional pubs and businesses still line the streets. For a bird's eye view of London, go to the top of the nearby St Paul's Cathedral to catch magnificent vistas of one of the most amazing cities in the world. This modern hotel is comprised of studios and apartments featuring a bathroom with a hairdryer, a fully-equipped kitchen area complete with stove, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. Each apartment features true living spaces, that are functional, comfortable and make you feel right at home, with more space to enjoy than in any traditional hotel room.

Location: St. Paul's, The City, Tower of London
Subway: Barbican

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  • travelpeeps0708 :
Excellent location for London stay

The Citadines Barbican London is approximately 150 yards from the underground. It is within walking distance of St Pauls Cathedral and many other attractions. It was a fantastic location for the 6 of us spending a weekend in London and because it is an Aparthotel it provides you with flexibility regarding eating in or out. Great for spending a few days.Rooms are clean and the beds are comfy. There is a great little café over the road and a reasonable pub as well as a great little Italian on the corner.

  • Rachel B : Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Very Clean & Spacious!

The rooms were very clean & spacious! I stayed 7 nights, so, it was great to have a kitchenette available & plenty of space to work and 'live'. The staff was helpful & the location worked well, close to the Tube station and within walking distance to several eateries.

  • Sue F : Rossendale, United Kingdom
London weekend

The hotel looks tired from the outside and is tired on the inside, although it is currently undergoing a refurbishment the latest phase being the reception and ground floor areas, thus meant that there was no breakfast available in the hotel. However you do have a well equipped kitchenette to make yourself a basic meal.We were a party of 6 including a wheelchair user. Access to the lift was very tight for a wheelchair and the disabled access room still had a bath in it meaning if you are of reduced mobility this is not good. The rooms like the rest of the hotel that we saw are tired and in need of updating. However on a positive note the reception staff were very helpful and friendly if not very knowledgeable about the best places to go for breakfast on a weekend

  • Owen R :
Perhaps a good choice for visitors on shoe-string, less good for business

The Citadines Barbican was a first for me - I hadn't stayed in a self-service apartment before, and it fairness, the room was clean and well stocked for this purpose. There was a dishwasher, cutlery and crockery and a hob and microwave. For tourists trying to save money, I think the Citadines would be a good choice - no need to have expensive breakfasts and dinners, just make something back in the comfort of your room. Although, of course, it depends how much you can get your room for - mine was £330 for two nights which certainly isn't cheap. All the staff seemed to be French speakers, and signs were also in French, which might be a good benefit for Francophone visitors. Unfortunately, I travel on business and what I really wanted was a gym to distract myself from work and room service to fill me up, neither of what the hotel offers - I got a burger from the takeaway down the road. So in summary, it's not the height of luxury, but if you're not planning to stay in your hotel much, it might be a good value option.

  • tristans172 : Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Halloween

My visit was spoilt by the reception on arrival. The first thing we were told on arrival was that they didn't have a room for us. Although we managed to resolve the problem it gave a bad taste to the visit. Other than that it was a good venue.

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  • 129 rooms on 7 floors
  • Elevator/lift
  • 24-hour reception
  • Breakfast room
  • Launderette
  • Safe deposit at reception
  • Wifi zone(s)


  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Direct-dial phone†
  • Kitchenette
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • CD player†
  • In-room safe†
  • Internet access - complimentary†
  • Coffee/tea maker†
  • Bathroom with tub/shower combination
  • Housekeeping†weekly


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    Citadines Barbican London
    7-21 Goswell Road, London EC1M 7AH England

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