Smart Russell Square Hostel

70-72 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DF, United Kingdom
+44 207 833 8818


Overall guest ratings

6.8/10 Good
Based on 3022 reviews
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  • 9.6
  • 6.6
  • 4.4
  • 3.1

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  • Great hotel security
  • Fair breakfast prices


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    Nestled in the heart of London, walking distance to iconic British Museum and Europe s most popular shopping area, Oxford Street, Smart Russel Square is the destination of choice for budget-conscious travellers who want to experience amazing London adventure. Every room is key card locked as is entry to the main part of the building, security lockers in every room. The hostel has 24 hour reception, FREE continental buffet breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi throughout the hostel, TV common room, self -service laundry and dryer facilities, guest kitchen facilities, currency exchange, travel shop, no curfew or lockout, and much more. Our transport links are fantastic we are located only a few minutes walking distance from Russell Square Tube or Metro Station which is directly linked to both Heathrow Airport and Kings Cross St Pancras for the Eurostar Train. We are directly linked either by bus or the tube to every major train and bus station in London. There are 24 hour buses running next to the hostel, making us accessible at day or night. Local sights within walking distance include Oxford Street, British Museum, Covent Garden, Camden Town Market, National Portrait Gallery, Soho, National Theatre, National Gallery, West End Theatres, Regent Street, Leicester Square, Kings Cross and much more. For your added security we require a £10 security deposit on arrival for the room key. If you pay by credit card we also charge 3% fee. By choosing to stay with us, you will find yourself in a clean, comfortable hostel with the best of Central London at your fingertips! Please note are rates are per person per night in a shared dormitory room. Important Information - Photo ID required at the check-in, - £10 refundable deposit (cash) required at the check-in, - Credit card payment fee of 3% - Locker fee £1.50, - Late check-out fee of £10, - Customers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an Adult. Customers under 13 years old must be booked into private accommodation. The minimum age to stay at our hostels is The recommended age to stay at our hostels unaccompanied is from 16 onward.

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    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • ATM on-site
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • No smoking
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 3022 reviews
    data provided by TrustYou
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 6.6 "Service is ok."
    • 5.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.4 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.1 "Awful rooms."
    • 2.9 "Quite uncomfortable."
    • 1.9 "Bar is disappointing."

    Overall Rating

    6.5 Good
    Based on 332 reviews
    data provided by TrustYou
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 7.2 "High value."
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.5 "Average cleanliness."
    • 3.9 "Internet is poor."
    • 2.9 "Awful rooms."
    • 2.7 "Quite uncomfortable."

    Overall Rating

    7.1 Good
    Based on 60 reviews
    data provided by TrustYou
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 2.9 "Quite uncomfortable."
    • 2.8 "Awful rooms."

    Overall Rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 2629 reviews
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    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 7.2 "Good service."
    • 5.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.0 "Awful rooms."
    • 2.0 "Bar is disappointing."

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