The President Hotel

The President Hotel

56-60 Guildford Street, London, WC1N 1DB, United Kingdom
+44 207 837 8844

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The President Hotel
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About The President Hotel

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  • Clean and Tidy
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  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Tucked into the iconic Bloomsbury area of London, England, The President Hotel gazes out over Russell Square and is a convenient choice for business and recreational travelers alike. Just a short walk to the nearest underground station, it places travelers within steps of a direct connection to or from Heathrow International Airport. Travelers are 15 minutes by foot to such destinations as Oxford Street, Covent Garden and the Theatre District, and around five minutes from the British Museum.

Stylishly designed and decorated, the hotel features a long list of onsite amenities that include several eateries. There is the Atrium Bar and Café, the Night and Day Bar, the appealing Coffee and Candy, Saracen’s Carvery, and Bar Barella’s. There is 24-hour front desk service along with fee-based parking on the premises. There is free WiFi throughout, and a charming gift shop in the lobby area. Visitors in need of a business center or meeting/banquet facilities will find plenty to like about their options. Those who require a quick style or blow out will appreciate the salon in the hotel, too.

All of the rooms in the hotel are ensuite and equipped with tea and coffee making facilities. The rooms also have TV and radio services and a refrigerator is always available on request. Rooms range in size from large suites to convenient singles or bunk rooms (some offer shared baths for discounted travel rates).

With its location close to public transportation and some of London’s major destinations, including University College London, the Saint Pancras area, Kings Cross Station, and the British Library, this hotel is a good choice for almost any sort of London traveler.

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Amenities at The President Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Parking

Health and safety

  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Safe
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Electric kettle
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee machine


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Heating

Services and conveniences

  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Flat-screen TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Elevator


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop

Reviews of The President Hotel

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10.0 Wonderful
Staff amazing couldn’t do enough they all were excellent . Reception looks stunning the beds are so comfortable I slept like a baby Thank you for my Stay at The President Hotel Russel Square 💜
8.8 Very good
Cons:The choice at breakfast was poor (continental breakfast).
6.2 Okay
Pros:Location was excellent. Room size was decent.
Cons:Toilet didn't flush properly (not ideal) and no toilet plunger was provided. Bed was not terrible but not particularly comfortable either. It felt lumpy No wall hangers for coats although there was one small wardrobe. Overall could have been much better
7.7 Good
Pros:The location is excellent. Recent renovations have made this hotel more modern and comfortable.
Cons:There is no fitness room. The continental breakfasts are horrible.
8.0 Very good
Pros:Good overall value, clean and comfortable room.
Cons:The continental breakfast was a bit exaggerated- little more than a choice of three cereals and a stack of pre made toast which was soggy.
4.8 Mediocre
Pros:Conveniently located to Underground
Cons:The most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept in. It slanted down at one corner.
6.5 Okay
Pros:Great location
Cons:The place did not have air conditioning and there was under construction. The windows were sealed shut. Horrible experience!!!
5.7 Fair
Cons:A pervasive odor of fish permeates this place, apparently due to their breakfast menu. But it lasts all day and night.
8.3 Very good
Pros:Excellent location Helpful staff Quick check-in/out Left Luggage facility
Cons:Poor Breakfast Narrow Toilet and the basin has two separate taps for cold &hot water (no mixer) some towels are not clean


56-60 Guildford Street, London, WC1N 1DB

What's nearby

  • British Museum411 yd
  • Somerset House0.8 mi
  • National Gallery1 mi
  • Piccadilly Circus1 mi
  • Southbank Centre1.2 mi
  • London Eye1.3 mi
  • St James's Palace1.4 mi
  • Churchill War Rooms1.4 mi
  • Tate Modern1.5 mi
  • Westminster Bridge1.5 mi
  • Big Ben1.5 mi
  • Westminster Abbey1.6 mi



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Top tips for your stay at The President Hotel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The President Hotel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in March and January.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The President Hotel, plan to stay on a Monday or Saturday. The most expensive day is usually Friday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The President Hotel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $123, while the most expensive was $211.

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Distance to city center

1.6 mi

Nearest Airport

London City

Distance to airport

7.6 mi