Where will you visit first: the British Museum or the British Library? Both of these major London attractions are just a short stroll from our Kings Cross hotel. Literary fans will be in their element staying at Excelsior Hotel, as there are so many blue plaques on historic houses relating to writers in the local Bloomsbury area. Head in the opposite direction and you’ll find the funky market stalls of Camden. The cool bars in Islington are nearby too.
Nearest tube station:
Kings Cross St Pancras is the closest London Underground station to our hotel, just a three-minute walk away. This tube station is served by the Piccadilly, Circle, Victoria, Northern, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines, so you can visit any part of London easily. You can also explore the rest of the UK via the rail services at Kings Cross Train Station, or travel across Europe via the Eurostar rail service at St Pancras International Station.
From the airport:
Excelsior Hotel is easy to reach from Heathrow Airport. You can either take the 15-minute train journey on the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station and change onto the Circle Line or Hammersmith & City Line to Kings Cross St Pancras. Or you can catch the Piccadilly Line at Heathrow Airport and travel all the way to Kings Cross St Pancras in one direct journey.
To get to our hotel in Kings Cross from Gatwick Airport head to the train station at the airport and catch a Gatwick Express or Southern Rail train to Victoria Station. Change onto the Victoria Line at Victoria Underground Station and take the short tube journey to Kings Cross St Pancras Station.