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Overview of MacDonald


2.0 star property
City centre hotel within easy reach of The British Museum

7.4/10 Good

463 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
45-46 Argyle Square, Kings Cross, London, England, WC1H 8AL

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In London City Centre
  • The British Museum - 20 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 25 min walk
  • Leicester Square - 33 min walk
  • St. Paul's Cathedral - 34 min walk
  • Piccadilly Circus - 35 min walk
  • Trafalgar Square - 35 min walk
  • London Eye - 44 min walk
  • Marble Arch - 45 min walk
  • Russell Square - 2 min drive
  • Covent Garden Market - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • London (LTN-Luton) - 42 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 44 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 48 min drive
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 50 min drive
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 101 min drive
  • London (QQK-King's Cross Train Station) - 4 min walk
  • London King's Cross Station - 4 min walk
  • London (QQS-St. Pancras International Train Station) - 4 min walk
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station - 3 min walk
  • Russell Square Underground Station - 11 min walk
  • Euston Underground Station - 12 min walk


  • La Regina - 2 min walk
  • Indian Lounge - 2 min walk
  • Euro Tandoori - 3 min walk
  • Casa Mamma - 3 min walk
  • Cappadocia - 3 min walk

About this property


When you stay at MacDonald, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Hyde Park and London Bridge. Also, The British Museum and Oxford Street are within a short drive. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is 3 minutes and Russell Square Underground Station is 11 minutes.


English, Hungarian, Italian, Maltese, Romanian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 30 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 12:30 AM
  • Express check-out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 12:30 AM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 1:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site

Property amenities


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk


  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Maltese
  • Romanian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 21-inch TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Local maps

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-in between 1:00 AM and 2:00 AM can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK) guidelines.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does MacDonald offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, MacDonald does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at MacDonald?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at MacDonald?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at MacDonald?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at MacDonald.
What are the check-in and check-out times at MacDonald?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 12:30 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Express check-out is available.
Are there restaurants at or near MacDonald?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Casa Mamma (3-min walk), Cappadocia (3-min walk) and Aux Pains de Papy (3-min walk).
What's the area around MacDonald like?
MacDonald is in London City Centre, a short 3-minute walk from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station and 13 minutes' walk from Russell Square. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Gary, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Basic but good.
Cheap, convenient for King's X and surrounding area, bit basic but served it's purpose, fine for a short stay
Richard, 2-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

hilary, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent budget hotel
Excellent hotel for the price, friendly helpful staff, clean and comfortable room .Conveniently situated for the main attractions. Highly recommended.
Kim, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Glynn, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

nicole, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Paul, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Lesley, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Mee, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect accommodations for single travelers who need access to King's Cross, St Pancras or Euston Stations and next to every imaginable retail, dining and services you'll want and need.
Redentor, 1-night trip
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