Great Northern Hotel

5 star hotel


Kings Cross St Pancras, Pancras Road LondonSee nearby area


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Rising like a phoenix from the ashes of the 'old' King's Cross – once the city's red light district – the Great Northern Hotel, with its curving brick facade, would make its 1854 incarnation proud. The world's first railway hotel is back in business with a boutique, classic style reminiscent of luxury sleeper trains.

Exquisite craftsmanship is in evidence everywhere – with noble materials and custom designs – without losing sight of practical details: there are European as well as English sockets; there's a ‘pantry’ on every floor from which you can help yourself to hot or cold drinks, cakes, books and newspapers; and there's great in-room entertainment with films, music playlists and audio books. There is also a lively bar and an excellent restaurant.

Our independent authors have visited Great Northern Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Hampstead & North London.

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Having undergone a £40 million renovation, this boutique hotel has reopened in April 2013 boasting luxurious rooms, hand-crafted furniture, and elegant settings. Located in the heart of London King’s Cross, Great Northern Hotel offers a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi, and exciting eating and drinking areas.

Each bedroom at the Great Northern comes with an en suite shower room with bath products and a hairdryer. They also feature a 40-inch flat-screen TV with free movies, hand-crafted furniture, snacks and a Hypnos bed.

On the first floor, guests can enjoy breakfast, brunch and all day dining with views of the new King’s Cross piazza and St Pancras International. GNH Bar features ambient lighting and soulful tunes, and on the ground floor, an artisan sandwich shop is available.

From St Pancras International, the Eurostar goes to Paris, Brussels and Lille, and from London King’s Cross Rail Station, guests can catch a train to many English towns. An airport shuttle is available at the hotel at a charge.

Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Accessibility
    • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Concierge
    • Concierge service
  • Guest services
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Room service
  • Transport/transfers
    • Car hire
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant (à la carte)
  • Bar
    • Available
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
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