3.15 / 5

3.15 / 5

urbanest King's Cross

14 Reviews by Students   
#11 out of 14 halls at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)


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The management is horrific, and while the rooms are nice the location sounds better than it really is in practice and the price is simply too high for the overall package.

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By member1022231
On 4th May 16

urbanest King's Cross Information

CampusOff Campus
PostcodeN1C 4BD
CateringSelf-catered

14 urbanest King's Cross Reviews


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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 4th May 16

The management is horrific, and while the rooms are nice the location sounds better than it really is in practice and the price is simply too high for the overall package.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 14th April 16

Poor maintenance, poor staffing, poor wifi - noisy train tracks next door

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 14th April 16

poor servicee, poor internet, poor cleanliness (room and kitchen had dirty plates in), poor communications.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 8th April 16

The only thing I dislike about Urbanest King's Cross is the 10 min walk to the tube. Granted, it's a beautiful walk with fountains and a canal, it's still a long ass walk. Other than that, Wifi is super fast, management is great, all the common rooms are excellent and wel maintained. Good stuff.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 1st November 16

extreme noise from railways, poor management, far from the tube

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 16

When I moved into urban nest I had some reservations as it was the first time I had lived away from my family but as soon as I arrived the staff (especially Adela and Lamar) were so helpful and really made me feel so welcome and at home. The room is spacious and overlooking a beautiful lake (you can even swim there if you book in advance) and the location is perfect. I couldn't recommend this place more!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 16

I was really impressed by the high quality service at the reception. Adela kindly helped me to solve the problems I've encountered and I was surprised by how professional and lively Adela came accross and helped me with everything. I highly recommend Urbanest King's Cross for the standards of the rooms and quality service. Thanks again Adela for the great laughs and your kindness.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 16

Great location for restaurants and bars, the staff is really friendly and I particularly enjoyed the conversations with Adela, who always had a friendly smile on her face.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 16th August 16

La peor residencia de todo Londres. La habitación no está mal te la encuentras limpias cuando llegas. A partir de aquí no te limpiaran la habitación nunca, y pide productos para limpiar la habitación, que van a pasar de ti. Tienen cocina compartida, tendréis suerte si solo compartid con 3 estudiantes más, por qué si te toca las habitaciones de 8 prepararte para vivir entre basuras. Recogen solo los sábados, y limpian por encima, dejando la cocina igual de sucia. También hay que decir que dejan las bolsas de basura en el pasillo de 09:00 AM hasta las 20:00. Con lo cual gracias a la ventana que hay en los pasillos, todos los pasillos de la residencia huelen muy mal. Pero hasta el punto de marearte. Y ese olor llega a las habitaciones. Lo único bueno de esta residencia es la ubicación.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 31st July 16

Cleaning staff stole items from my room, management has done nothing to compensate me. Overall poor management, they only care about profit and money and are totally indifferent about the students once the money has been transferred.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 14th April 16
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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 4th April 16

Terrible maintenance. Too far from the tube station. No proper study space (near the reception and too noisy). Problems with basic facilities like hot water

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 30th March 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th December 15

One of the closest accommodations to the university campus with exceptional staff.

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