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Smart Russell Square Hostel

70 - 72 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DF , England
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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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Hamburg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located and cheap for a single person. The bathrooms and toilets were very clean. The beds however were not too comfortable and also were pretty short for my height. Noise from roadside traffic affects rooms facing the roadside

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made a booking just today 3th march 2015 , I booked a bed in a 9 person dorm and it happened to be a triple bed room 3 beds stacked high was horribe so I wasnt going to settle for it as it never said it on the main page of the hostel , so I asked to be... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very basic place to stay, but is also one of the cleanest hostels I have ever stayed in. I was lucky enough and grateful to have an 8-bed dorm, with ensuite bathroom, all to myself, as February seems to be slow time for travellers. And the room was carpeted (also clean) and very quiet, which I really... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with a group of about 30 from our running club when attending the National Cross Country Championships Feb 2015. Our room of 6 bunks was clean & warm, bathroom new, clean with a good shower. Yes hostels are noisy places with people coming and going at night but that is to be expected. Simple but fine breakfast in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I had a pleasant 1 night stay at Smart Russell Square Hostel​ on 14th February. The staff was very friendly on arrival, with easy check in, room key card and bed linen (with £10 deposit) provided. The 16 bed mixed dom (room 12 - basement) was easy accessible and was good (i had a middle bunk bed) and i liked... More 

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Alcala De Henares, Spain
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The worst hostel I have never booked. Do not book it. London is plenty of much better hostels for the same price. It is really dirty, uncomfortable beds and rooms. Disgusting smell... Room very cold. It is not sanitary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Amazing location!!! literally within walking distance of almost every stop in west end. The staff was extremely helpful and courteous. Especially Caroline and Khalid.They Where incredibly kind.I Love the location for Eleven Pound a night.The rooms were spacious and clean and felt comfortable.There is no better place to stay. Very satisfied and will return only booking through them.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

For only 12 pound a night for a mixed 10 bed dorm you can't go to far wrong. It is only a 10 minute walk from Euston Train Station and a little less to Holburn Metro station. The room was clean enough if a little lacking in space. For a one night stop over it served its purpose. If your... More 

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