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Belle Hotel Russell Square

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   42 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England (Formerly Welcome Inn) (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #418 of 521 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Looking at the pictures online we thought this hotel was a bargain and quickly snapped up the luxury room. When we arrived we were a bit confused, you walk up the first flight of stairs and see two people sitting in a small room with a computer. This is the reception. When stating we booked a room we were shown... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

From looking at the pictures when we originally booked this hotel, we were looking forward to staying here for New Years Eve. Unfortunately though, like previous reviewers, we were quite disappointed. It started off by entering the small hotel where the check in area is in a small room up the stairs, where you pay and get given your keys... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The place is nothing like the pictures show on the internet. We were in the 'luxury' room. What an absolute joke. The room was tiny and falling apart, floor tiles cracked, the main light was broken (one of the bulbs actually missing, the other was not working!). The room was generally grubby and appeared dirty. However, the bed sheets were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Oh my god, what a kick in the teeth this place was. Stinks of damp, cloth headboard has more dirt in it than a rubbish bin, Toilet filthy and all night long all you could hear was the same stiletto heals every 30 mins passing your door (cant imagine what she was doing) Avoid at all costs...

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Started when the lady couldn't find our room, got worse when she tried to put us in a room that was already occupied and overall the standard of decor was poor. Pedal bin in the room had the lid missing, the stopper in the sink was missing, cracked tiles and all in all quite poor. For £90 without breakfast the... More

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Everything other reviewers have said about this establishment is true. However, if you pay £100 per night in central London, you shouldn't be surprised. We booked this hotel a few days after arriving home from holiday and because we had just spent a lot of money, the prospect of paying a more typical hotel price for our night in London... More

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Bournemouth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

To be fair, the bed and linen were clean! Where were the promise Bathrobes or Room Safe! Mould all round the windows, Window blind did not open! Mould in the Bathroom! Steep narrow stairs to all rooms Receptionist friendly enough! Swing a Cat, maybe not!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This is a budget hotel in a central London location. The picture on its website show it in a different light to its actual state but it is a budget hotel. The room was clean, the bed linen was clean and so were the towels. Everything in the room worked. The finish of the room was not great. The stairs... More

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Additional Information about Belle Hotel Russell Square

Address: 42 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England (Formerly Welcome Inn)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Belle Hotel Russell Square 2.5*
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Welcome Hotel London
Belle Hotel Russell Square London, England

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