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Smart Russell Square Hostel

1.0 of 5 70 - 72 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DF , England
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    4 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Winchester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The stuff was nice and friendly, bedsheet was clean, the breakfest is toast, butter and jam with milk,tea or coffee. I loved the location, it is perfect. The place is a bit noisy, especially if you sleep in a 15 beds room as I did, but I got what I expected.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I am writing this review because I feel the hostel is somewhat hard done by in some of the reviews. I suspect the authors are by and large not familiar with London prices and topography - you simply will not find anything remotely as cheap in a comparably good location. What's more, in London, you can easily find much worse... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stayed here for one night in November, it was one of the few hostels in London we could actually book for one night - most require a minimum of 2. The location was great and close to a tube station (Russell Square). There was 8 of us meeting for a reunion so we booked an 8 bed dorm with... More 

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Address: 70 - 72 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DF , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Smart Russell Square Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 60
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