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St Giles Hotel

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Our Opinion
St. Giles has a great location just off Oxford St with lots of shopping, restaurants, and pubs nearby. Only a 2 minute walk to Tottenham Court tube station. However rooms are quite small with shower only.
Overview
The St Giles Hotel, is a modern property in the heart of the West End. Arguably the most Central Hotel in London, located only 50 yards from Tottenham Court Road tube/underground station at the junction with Oxford Street, close to shopping, the theatre district, and the British Museum. The hotel dining facilities feature the Il Grasso Restaurant, Chikara Chinese Restaurant, The Lazy Dog Bar, and Kobe Jones Californian-Japanese Restaurant adjoined to the hotel. Guests also have use of the extensive Leisure Centre located under the hotel including a 25 metre indoor Fitness Swimming Pool, Sauna and over 50 exercise machines.

Location: West End, Covent Garden, British Museum
Subway: Tottenham Court Road

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Lisa L : Glasgow, United Kingdom
Great Location, friendly staff

Stayed for one night whilst sight seeing in London, didn't spend a lot of time in the hotel but it was ideal for a bed for the night and a great price. Staff were very welcoming & helpful. Room was ok could do with an upgrade and bathroom was very small. Great location, 2 min walk to the tube station and Leicester Square within walking distance so ideal for a theatre stay. Also only a few tube stops from Euston/Kings cross if travelling by train. Bar in the hotel was nice with good selection, we didn't have breakfast and found it difficult to get a tea/coffee in the morning. They have a left luggage room which really helped! Overall staff and location make this hotel and I would go back.

  • Robert G :
Good Hotel

Stayed the weekend, room was clean and tidy comfy bed bathroom small but fine, staff very friendly and helpful and the bar nice place to have a drink this is my second visit will defo stay again location is excellent.

  • sm1708 : Claygate, United Kingdom
Noisy building work in the morning.

This hotel is cheap for it's location.For a lads night out it was ok. Nice friendly check in. Practical no frills stay.Everything was minimal, very small room but this is what you would expect at the price.Under refurbishment. Not a problem but not great.Good value for money.

  • mil47 : Ripon, United Kingdom
such a let down

its was our 25th wedding anniversary and requested a room with a view, of which was probably the only positive to the stay. queues for lifts, overcrowded, tiny double bed stuffy room inadequate fan , bathroom tiny, towels so hard and starchy such a disappointment, drinks prices excessive.

  • Joe_King_traveler : Geneva, Switzerland
Meh. Great location and price, but disappointing aside from that

We stayed for several days at the St. Giles Hotel. The price for our standard triple room was very competitive and the location is excellent. And there’s a great YMCA fitness center in the basement that gives a discount to hotel guests. Those are huge plusses.Aside from that, though, this hotel gets so much wrong. Our room was clean but stiflingly small and in poor condition (windows didn’t stay open, some blinds were broken, even the unbroken parts were not able to block the sunlight, the cold faucet was difficult to turn and stayed dripping, the sink stopper control did not work and you had to put your hand in a sink full of water to drain it, the toilet seat didn’t stay in place and always got wet from the shower). The “double” bed was really one-and-a-half-person size and way too small for two average-size adults. Likewise, the bathroom was excessively small and always flooded because the shower curtain was too short. The towels constantly fell on the wet floor because there was not enough room to place them. The hotel offers free WiFi, but it is frustratingly slow to the point of almost being unusable. This is a huge hotel with many guests. There is always a line for the elevator, which often went into overload mode even when the number of people was below the stated capacity. Reception was crowded and hectic. The breakfast was not very tasty or fresh, and the buffet lines were long.The reservation system is inefficient with two parallel systems -- the online system and the live-operator phone system -- that do not link to each other. The changes we made over the phone after the original online booking (new dates, additional room, cancellation of another room) were not recognized at the front desk and it took a lot of time and discussion to get the manager and the reservation desk involved. Despite promises from the hotel to reverse an incorrect credit card charge, it now looks like we will have to file a dispute with the credit card company in order to correct the problem. All this could have been prevented with a better reservation system. Just for the price and location, we would still consider staying here again next time in London. However, we would go with managed expectations.

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  • 688 rooms on 12 floors
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  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna 
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  • Television Cable/satellite TV
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Ensuite bathroom with shower
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • WiFi internet
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  • St Giles Hotel
    London,United Kingdom

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St Giles London - A St Giles Hotel
Bedford Avenue, London WC1B 3GH England

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

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