best hotels near St Pancras station

The best hotels near St Pancras London

If like me, you don’t live in the south east of England and either have a morning Eurostar departure from London St Pancras or a late arrival into St Pancras on your return, you’ll probably need to find a hotel near St Pancras for the night.  I did some research on St Pancras hotels based on a one night stay for 2 guests on Tuesday 5 October 2010 (prices correct on 24 August 2010).  I stuck to hotels within 0.2 miles of St Pancras station. I reckoned that the 0.2 mile radius means that it’d be a quick walk to the station, thereby avoiding the need a for a taxi or use of public transport.

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St Pancras Station London

While plenty of hotels near St Pancras appeared in my search results, many had pretty low ratings from guests.   Therefore I decided to only include hotels that received at least a score of 70% in feedback from guests.  I’ve listed the St Pancras hotels by guest rating (the average from a minimum of 2 different accommodation sites), from highest to lowest.  As you can see, it’s hard to find a cheap St Pancras hotel with good guest ratings.

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Eurostar trains at St Pancras Station London

The Megaro Hotel scores 87% in guest ratings, lies 0.1 miles from St Pancras  and cost £156 (room only) for a double ensuite room. The hotel offers free wifi.

Novotel St Pancras scores 84% in guest ratings, lies 0.2 miles from St Pancras  and cost £155 (room only) for a double ensuite room.

The Jesmond Dene Hotel scores 76% in guest ratings,  lies 0.1 miles from St Pancras and cost £85 for a double room with shared bathroom facilities. An ensuite room cost £125.  The rates include breakfast and  free wifi in rooms.

The Fairway Hotel scores 74% in guest ratings, lies 0.1 miles from St Pancras and cost £69 for a double room with shared bathroom facilities, or £89 for an ensuite double room.  The rates include breakfast.

The MacDonald Hotel scores 71% in guest ratings, lies 0.1 miles from St Pancras and cost £58 (room only) for a double room with shared bathroom facilities and £75 for an ensuite room.

If you can recommend a good, reasonably priced St Pancras hotel, please leave a comment.

Your recommendations

Wim of  Europe Travel Pass says “Every November we attend the WTM and stay at the Ibis Euston Hotel Just across from Euston Station and very close to St. Pancras. It’s officially a 2-star hotel with smaller rooms but it has all we need including good restaurants nearby (Italian, Indian and in the hotel) and a M&S Food Shop in the station”.  My response – I didn’t include this hotel as it’s 0.6 mile from St Pancras but it does receive 72% in guest ratings, when I checked on 30 August the price for period 5 – 7 October was £134 a night room only, which I thought was pretty expensive.

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