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Cheney Road, King's Cross, London N1C 4TB
 
 
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The Great Northern HotelOriginally designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened on 17th May 1854, The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross, one of the first examples of the great railway hotels, is the oldest purpose built hotel in London - original features which were restored for its 2013 reopening include the facade, windows, lead-lined gutters, cast iron grilles and drainpipes. During a 12-year closure - to make way for the Channel Tunnel rail link and improvements to Kings Cross and St Pancras Station - the 19th century Grade II listed hotel underwent a makeover by Dexter Moren Associates and emerged as a 91-bedroom luxury boutique hotel with a bar and restaurant. The property provides complimentary entertainment comprising of fast WiFi access throughout the building, a movie library with a combination of classic and new releases, 40 audio books, and six curated playlists by top DJs. Each floor also boasts a pantry, where guests can help themselves to a retro treat or homemade cake while browsing the book collection and news of the day. Plum + Spilt Milk is the 90-cover first floor restaurant and bar offering all day dining and a brasserie style menu, while the Great Northern Bar on the ground floor opens out onto the western concourse - the crowning glory of the new £550 million King's Cross Station. From here, guests have direct access to train station and to St Pancras International beyond - where the Eurostar links London to Paris, Lille and Brussels.

 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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To book the The Great Northern Hotel by phone, call the telephone booking department on 020 7420 4953. The hotel reservations call centre is open seven days a week from 8am until 11pm (UK time) seven days a week. From United Kingdom call 020 7420 4953

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Are you booking for a group of people? If you are making a booking for a group of people and require over 10 rooms, you may prefer to speak to the Group Booking Department for The Great Northern Hotel bookings. Special deals can be arranged for groups, including discounts and arrangements for adjacent and inter connecting rooms if required. Call the Groups Reservations Department on 020 7292 2307. The best way to book a group deal is to complete the online form for group reservations at The Great Northern Hotel.

In the neighbourhood around The Great Northern Hotel

 

The Great Northern Hotel is in the London neighbourhood of King's Cross

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Coram Street, WC1N | 11 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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The Great Northern Hotel, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 6 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th May to 31st December 2019 - Various Times
The Great Northern Hotel, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 6 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from The Great Northern Hotel
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1 Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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London > Attractions >
Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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Canopy Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Handyside Canopy, One Wharf Road, N1C | 2 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
From March 2018, Canopy Market in King's Cross becomes a weekly affair. Previously a once-a-month occasion, the one-stop-shop for artisan produce will now take over West ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Books
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1 King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from The Great Northern Hotel
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
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7 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 2 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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10 Handyside Street, N1C | 7 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 8 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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The Harrison
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28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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Marquis Cornwallis
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31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 10 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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GNH Bar
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Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | Same location as The Great Northern Hotel
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Vinoteca King's Cross
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
One Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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Anthracite
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, Pancras Road, N1C | 2 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 10 minutes from The Great Northern Hotel
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Eve Leigh's new play for dance explores events that unfolds in the confines of a photographic darkroom....More

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Exhibitions | Until 20th October 2019 

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Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 

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