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The Wardonia hotel is located near Kings Cross, Central London. Kings Cross is, arguably, the most well connected area of Central London, in terms of transport.
Kings Cross and St Pancras International station is located just 250 metres away from the Wardonia. This station has high speed connections to Paris and Brussels, via the Eurostar.
Several major underground train lines operate from the station, giving you access to North, East, South and West London (these are the Victoria, Piccadilly, Northern, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines). It is also possible to travel directly to and from London’s two major airports; Heathrow (via the Piccadilly line), and Gatwick (via Thameslink trains), from Kings Cross.
Rooms are small at the Wardonia, with double and triple room options available, furnished in a basic but comfortable style. Bedrooms come equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, plus a hairdryer and television with 34 channels available.
Free Wi-Fi is available in every room for guests use. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, complete with shower cubicle, basin and toilet (fresh towels are provided each day).
Breakfast is not available at the Wardonia, however, there are several restaurant and cafes available in the local area (in particular, O’Neills pub provides a hearty breakfast, at a reasonable price).
Reception at the Wardonia is manned 24 hours a day, should you have any queries.
The hotel also provides early morning and late evening check in/outs, helpful if you are catching an early train or flight, or arriving into London late.
No parking is available in or around the hotel. Luggage storage is also available.
Having recently undergone some urban regeneration, the area of Kings Cross now has more entertainment and leisure options available than previous years. The oldest Christian worship site in the United Kingdom, Saint Pancras Old Church, is situated here.
Founded in 314AD, it contains the mausoleum for Sir John Soane, which inspired the design for London’s famous red telephone boxes. The graveyard of the church also provided the backdrop for a 1968 photo session starring none other than the Fathers of rock ‘n’roll themselves, the Beatles. They were photographed for the White album.
The British Library is 400 metres away from the Wardonia hotel. Here can be found early versions of several literary masterpieces, including Shakespeare’s First Folio, and Alice’s Adventures underground. Several ancient religious texts are also on display at the British Library.
A major arts centre, the Kings Place, opened recently in Kings Cross, next to the Regents canal. The centre hosts numerous art, music, theatre and comedy events throughout the year.Also near Regents canal is the London Canal museum, where you can explore the life of the capitals canals.
If the theatrical arts are what you seek, be sure to pay a visit to the Bloomsbury theatre, a mile away from the Wardonia hotel. Or take in a musical at the Shaw theatre, located three minutes away from the hotel. Finish your evening’s entertainment with a glass of bubbly at Europe’s longest champagne bar, in Saint Pancras.