18-24 Swinton Street, Kings Cross, WC1X 9NXShow on map
The area is a terrific base to see all parts of London, with much to see and do even nearby on foot. Close to the Swinton hotel in Kings Cross lies the British Museum, British Library and... Read More »
Basic bed and breakfast
23 Swinton Street, Kings Cross, WC1X9NLShow on map
“Cosy guest house for the budget conscious traveller”The Budget Guest House is a 9 room, budget friendly hotel which is located in Kings Cross, North London. This lies in Zone 1 of the Underground... Read More »
Hostel - urban cool
78 Kings Cross Road, Kings Cross, WC1X 9QGShow on map
Clink 78 is a 640 room youth hostel which is based in Kings Cross, North London. This lies in Zone 1 of the Underground system. The nearest tube station to the venue is Kings Cross St. Pancras which is a 10... Read More »
55 Swinton Street, Kings Cross, WC1X 9NTShow on map
The Arriva has 75 rooms, all of which are equipped with colour TVs, a hairdryer, Wi-fi connection (at a charge), tea and coffee making facilities and direct dial phones; all decorated in a clean, minimal style... Read More »
Hostel - urban cool
261-265 Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross, WC1X 8QTShow on map
Hotel Information Clink261 is an inexpensive backpacker hostel that very close to Kings Cross and St Pancras stations. The Eurostar stops at St Pancras International and you can get a shuttle bus from Luton... Read More »
4 star modern hotel
1 Kings Cross Road, Kings Cross, WC1X 9HXShow on map
The Holiday Inn Kings Cross Hotel is a 405 room, 4 star hotel which is based in Kings Cross, Central London. This lies in Zone 1 of the Underground system. The closest tube station to the Holiday Inn Kings... Read More »
4 star classic hotel
2-5 St Chad's St, Kings Cross, WC1H 8BDShow on map
“Comfort Inn offers modern services in the heart of the capital”The Comfort Inn Kings Cross is a 53 room, 4 star hotel which is based in Camden, North London. This lies in Zone 1 of the Underground... Read More »
33-35 Topham Street, Clerkenwell, EC1R 5HHShow on map
“Modern Apartment building based in the heart of Farringdon”The Access Farringdon Apartments is a 10 apartment property that is located in Farringdon, East London. This lies in Zone 1 of the... Read More »
3 star classic hotel
19 - 20 Argyle Square, Kings Cross, WC1 H8ASShow on map
If you are looking to book a cheap hotel near to Kings Cross London, then the Elmwood Hotel is an excellent choice. Located in a leafy Argyle Square, this 2 star hotel offers 35 lovely bedrooms all with... Read More »
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Guide to London, WC1X, Kings Cross
When it comes to the postcode location of WC1X, this particular area is well situated to Central London. It is mainly found in the vicinity of Kings Cross Road and Pentonville Road. It also runs straight through to the heart of Farringdon as well as Clerkenwell which is in the east of the capital. To the east, you will find not only Angel but the area of Islington while to the north lies Holloway. Meanwhile, you will have the chance to access Holborn and the City of London from this location in less than half an hour.
Landmarks in WC1X
As far as major attractions in the area are concerned this includes the likes of the iconic Gagosian Gallery. Considered to be one of the key areas where exhibitions take place, it is named after Larry Gagosian, a major character on the art scene.
It is home to a number of different inspiring artists as well as representing major people. These have featured previously Andy Warhol not to mention Frank Stella and Rachel Whiteread. In addition to this, Damien Hirst of the half cow fame held an exposition here back in 2000 across the pond at their specific venue in New York.
Meanwhile, the London Canal Museum is another place of interest nearby. Situated on New Wharf Road, you will gain an insight into the capital’s man made canals and routes. You can educate yourself on what makes the waterways so special as well as finding out about the ice market that was famous in the 19th Century. In fact if you want to prolong your marine adventures then why not take a trip down Regent’s Canal which is within close proximity.
If you are a media fan then the Guardian offices are nearby and well worth a look as you walk by as they are on York Way. Sadler’s Well is another one not to miss thanks to hosting a wide variety of dance, ballet and opera from all over the world.
Hotels in WC1X
For a budget friendly option that won’t damage the wallet then why not consider the 2 star Elmwood Hotel (19 - 20 Argyle Square, London, WC1) This 35 room includes fresh towels, television showing local channels and tea and coffee facilities. Bedrooms are modern and light.
You can also take a rest at the 4 star Comfort Inn Kings Cross (2-5 St Chad's St, London, WC1H 8BD). Each room offers satellite televisions with choice of channels, tea and coffee making facilities and private en suite facilities whilst complimentary toiletries come as standard.
Another option is Clink 78 Hostel (8 Kings Cross Road, London, WC1X 9QG). As urban as Usher, this 19th-century courthouse has modern but stylish rooms, pod beds and personal locker areas. There is a bar with a mammoth 60-inch plasma-screen in their dedicated TV Lounge.
Travel in WC1X
Kings Cross St Pancras is the closest tube connections which has several lines in which you can access the whole city. You can find St. Pancras International in less than a 10 minute walk on foot which doubles up as the main Eurostar terminal. Here you can connect to destinations such as Brussels, Paris and Amsterdam.
Restaurants in WC1X
Local restaurants to sample include Itadaki Zen Japanese Cuisine on Kings Cross Road, Italian venue Casa Mamma on Gray's Inn Road and the impressive Royal Thai on Caledonia Road.