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Belle Hotel Russell Square

42 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England (Formerly Welcome Inn)
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Ranked #406 of 542 London B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Rooms are small but adequate ,nice and clean,glass toilet room doors a bit odd , overhaul we had a nice stay as everything was within reach so a good position . The only con was the plumbing it's a good job the shower is double size a you had to dodge the water as it was hot cold hot cold... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Nice Valentine's weekend. Recived email re code's in plenty of time. Helpful staff. Basement room was spacious and spotless. Quite area. Cafe near by to have breakfast. Would deffo go again. Glad i didn't take notice of the negative review's on here.

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have enjoyed staying at other hotels within the group - big comfortable old buildings and booked this one hoping for the same service and style. The hotel is well placed for Oxford Street and Euston and Kings Cross. I booked a suite, which at the time sounded great value. As with so many hotels these days they use light... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

We were in London for 3 days & 2 nights. This hotel we found on laterooms & booked it as it was the cheapest we could find for what we needed. It is only a 2 minute walk from the tube station which was ideal. It was noisy at night with cars and people outside the hotel. The room was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Short walk to russel square tube.. A good location to visit the sites of London. But if you love your sleep and need to re charge your batteries this is NOT I repeat NOT for you. We were in room number 11 the first door as you come up the stairs. A huge generator noise from next door on and... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Room was clean. Beautiful decors. Very convenient distance to Russell Square and King's Cross St Pancras stations by foot. Plenty cafes and restaurants or pubs surrounding location. Suitable for those attending conferences or meetings around the area (e.g. royal colleges etc). Room for improvement - needs double glazing windows and slippers. Can be quite noisy in the wee hours of... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Facelift or not, do not be fooled by the shiny new surface decor! Sadly, the new trappings still hide a multitude of problems. Single glazed windows and paper thin stud walls led to a very noisy sleepless night. A strong smell of sewage from the bathroom added to the discomfort of our stay, together with half empty bottles of guest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I was so impressed by the quality of the room that I felt inclined to write a review, which is something I rarely do. Don't be put off by the narrow staircases leading up to the rooms, it's definitely worth it when you get there. The room is spacious with new and modern furnishings. It was neat, clean and nothing... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I didn't read these reviews before we stayed at this hotel, and thank goodness as it has obviously had a major facelift since then - The stairs are no longer creaky floor boards and are now a smart dark wood laminate, and our room was definitely streets ahead of the photos posted on this site. Receiving our "self-check-in" instructions was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

THIS HOTEL HAS NO STARS BUT WHEN YOU GET THROUGH ON THE LINK TO THE OTHER WEBSITE, IT CLAIMS TO HAVE FOUR! The B&B that is advertised here is no longer running under this name. It changes it's name often and is now referring to itself as the Belle Cour hotel. That is the name it will take you to... More 

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