A review of The Pembury Hotel by Anonymous written on Sunday 21st of January 2007
Just 5 mins on foot from Finsbury Park tube station (Piccadilly line, 4 stations from Covent Garden and still inside Zone 2). Seven Sisters Road seems to be a quite busy road, but since our room was looking to the parking lot, noise wasn't an issue for us.
Guy at the reception was nice, gave us the keys to two empty rooms so we could choose ourselves. Linen and towels been changed reliably and both been clean.
As i said in the headline: You get what you pay for (i.e. not much). The rooms are pretty battered. Doors and furniture got the occasional scratches and missing veneer, TV signal is pretty noisy and just 5 channels; Bathrooms are *really* tiny, but you get one for yourself at least. In one of the rooms (No. 9) we checked out, the paint on the bathroom ceiling was flaking. Somehow it seems like they ran out of money renovating the hotel and tried to make up for it by effort... But if you just need a cheap place to sleep after a long day of sightseeing and going out, it good enough for sure.
The Breakfast room is inside the adjacent Central Wing Hotel.The Breakfast is pretty spartan: 2 sorts of toast, one kind of cheese and some jams, 2 kinds of cereals. The coffee and juice dispenser is good though =).