Editors Picks: Hotels near Kings Cross, London

by Gareth Jones  |  Published May 3, 2022

A pillar of history and tradition alongside the diverse and cutting-edge, the English capital attracts legions of tourists all year-round. The city’s hotels do a stellar job of making your stay as pleasant and interesting as possible.

Renaissance St Pancras Hotel (Photo: Booking.com)

London certainly ranks as one of the coolest cities in the world. From its litany of historical landmarks to its red-hot arts and culture scene, London covers all bases. Whether its catching fleeting glances of royals in horse-drawn carriages, taking in the fineries of the art world in galleries and gorging on tea and scones; or shopping for snappy clothes, chowing- down on scrumptious Indian food and taking it to the next level in a booming dance club, London ignites excitement in every direction. Here, we’ve selected the best hotels near Kings Cross train station based on style, location and facilities. Hotels are listed in order of proximity to the station.

Renaissance St. Pancras Hotel

Nestled within the architectural splendour of the St. Pancras train station, Renaissance St. Pancras Hotel is a spectacular establishment that merges traditional with contemporary design to dizzying effect. Its sweeping Art-Nouveau staircases, marble columns and plush furnishings elicit an atmosphere of regal grandeur. Through tall arched windows, rooms and suites glow with natural light, and with fresh takes on four-poster beds, revel in elegant cosiness. The hotel also boasts a 24-hour gym and health spa to help guests unwind. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily. A range of traditional ales, wines and cocktails are also on offer at the Booking Office Bar. Rooms from £369.

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The Standard London Hotel

The Standard London Hotel (Photo: Booking.com)

The Standard London was originally the Camden Town Hall Annex in London’s King’s Cross neighbourhood. Its Brutalist architectural aesthetic has been beautifully restored, and its interior possesses a distinctively chic swagger. Each room has their own unique design flavour, and give off a modern ambiance with striking colours and funky features. The building features an eclectic in-house library and features a Sound Studio hosting weekly live music events and talks. Double Standard, The Standard London’s bar and terrace serves delicious hearty fare accompanied by beers, classic cocktails and offers a bottomless brunch on Sundays. The property is right on the doorstep of St. Pancras International train station. Rooms from £199.

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Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel

Kimpton Fitzroy is an exquisitely designed hotel situated on the eastern flank of Russell Square in Bloomsbury. Within walking distance of Covent Garden, Fitzrovia and The British Museum, it is the perfect vantage point from which to shop, stroll and gaze. The hotel has a truly opulent feel with swanky marble arches and floors, modern atriums and elegant furniture populating its oceans of space. Rooms are spacious and contemporary in style, each of them with air-con and en-suite bathrooms. It offers great facilities such as a large ballroom, sumptuous bar areas, a fitness centre and sauna, and a business centre with eight meeting rooms. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the Galvin Bar. Rooms from £220.

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Judd Hotel

Judd Hotel, London (Photo: Booking.com)

Situated within a row of Georgian townhouses on a leafy London crescent, Judd Hotel is an elegant hotel with period furniture and chequered tiled floors. Rooms at the hotel come in light and neutral colour schemes with tall windows that create a bright and serene atmosphere. Each has a tiled en-suite bathroom with a shower room. The hotel overlooks gardens and tennis courts, which guests may use. Continental or cooked breakfast is available daily. The Judd Hotel is a 10-minute walk from King’s Cross station, and Oxford Street can be reached in 10 minutes by London Tube. Rooms from £139.

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Eurostar Rooms

Within easy reach of Kings Cross St. Pancras station, Eurostar Rooms is a no-nonsense budget hotel. Perfect for couples, families and groups of friends alike, it offers single, double and triple bed options for cheap rates. Rooms are bright, spotlessly clean and cosy. The hotel offers shared kitchen facilities, shared dining areas and shared or private bathrooms (depending on which room option is booked). A number of good restaurants, shops and amenities are close by. Please note that this property cannot accommodate Hen and Stag parties, or similar. Rooms from £52.

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