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Hotel Russell

1-8 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5BE, United Kingdom
+44 207 837 6470

$133+

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7.9/10 Good
Based on 9,307 reviews
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  • 4.6

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    About

    Enjoy a unique London experience with a stay at the Hotel Russell, a 4 star hotel set in a historic building just minutes from the British Museum. The hotel offers 373 guestrooms, ranging from economical single rooms to sprawling suites with unparalleled views of famous Russell Square. With modern amenities and a tube station right outside, the hotel is convenient for business travelers and vacationers alike.

    Where Old and New Collide

    While the rooms at Hotel Russell feature contemporary design, the communal lounges embrace old world elegance with lavish chandeliers and marble pillars. The on-site Tempus Bar and Restaurant has a delightfully Victorian era vibe, and offers traditional afternoon tea, evening cocktails, and a full dinner menu. The hotel also offers a range of elegant, well-equipped event spaces for both conferences and weddings.

    Steps from Russell Square

    Whether traveling for leisure or business, guests will find Hotel Russell's location in Bloomsbury, in central London, both charming and convenient. The hotel is located opposite Russell Square and is within five minutes walking distance of top London attractions including the University of London, shopping on Oxford Street, and the West End theater district. There's also no need to hail a taxi or rent a car, as the Underground at Russell Square is mere steps away.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Business center
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Coffee shop
    • Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Internet
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 9,307 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 7.4 "Good amenities."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.1 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.1 "Internet is average."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
    • 1.0 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
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    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 4,653 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "Near to public transport, according to 99%."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
      7.5 "Management was excellent, said 75%."
    • 6.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
      7.0 "70% thought it was clean."
    • 5.2 "Internet is average."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
      2.4 "76% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      0.9 "91% said beverages were too expensive."
      4.4 "The price was too high for 56%."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
      3.2 "68% complained about the bathroom."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      1.1 "89% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.7 "For 73%, the rooms looked old."
      3.8 "62% had problems with the shower."
      1.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 87%."
      3.0 "70% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.1 "79% found problems with the furniture."
      0.8 "92% were disappointed with the minibar."
      3.9 "61% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.9 "81% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 4.1 "Not very comfortable."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      2.9 "71% thought it was too noisy."
      1.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 87%."
      3.0 "70% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 1,489 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      8.8 "88% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
    • 4.7 "Not very comfortable."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were small."
      3.5 "65% thought it was too noisy."
      3.3 "67% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 87%."
    • 4.7 "Value below average."
      2.7 "73% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were small."
      3.1 "69% complained about the bathroom."
      1.4 "86% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.3 "67% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.9 "For 71%, the rooms looked old."
      1.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 87%."
      1.2 "88% were disappointed with the minibar."
      2.4 "76% found problems with the furniture."
      3.4 "66% had problems with the shower."
      3.7 "63% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.4 "76% thought the tv was sub-standard."
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    Overall Rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 372 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.6 "Internet is average."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were small."
      1.8 "82% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.1 "59% complained about the bathroom."
      2.6 "For 74%, the rooms looked old."
      1.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 87%."
      2.0 "80% found problems with the furniture."
      3.5 "65% had problems with the shower."
      3.6 "64% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were small."
      3.4 "66% thought it was too noisy."
      1.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 87%."
      3.6 "64% criticized the small bathroom."

    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 2,792 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.5 "Vibe was decent."
      5.5 "55% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so."
    • 5.4 "Food is average."
      5.8 "Desserts were ok, said 58%."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.0 "Average value."
      6.1 "61% thought it was adequately priced."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      4.0 "60% said rooms were small."
      4.2 "58% complained about the bathroom."
      1.4 "86% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.3 "For 77%, the rooms looked old."
      4.0 "60% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.0 "80% found problems with the furniture."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
      3.9 "61% had problems with the shower."
      1.2 "88% were disappointed with the minibar."
      3.8 "62% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.4 "76% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
      4.0 "60% said rooms were small."
      3.2 "68% thought it was too noisy."
      4.0 "60% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
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