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Mercure London Bloomsbury

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   130 - 134 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AF, England (Formerly Waverley House Hotel) (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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Ranked #286 of 1,062 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With a great location, nice rooms, friendly staff and a nice breakfast, this hotel is difficult to beat. The location is close to Holborn Underground Station, which will get you pretty much anywhere in central London easily. The theater district and Coven Gardens were just a pleasant walk away. The hotel itself was clean and well managed. Our room had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

walkable from St Pancras station (even with a luggage...albeit about 20mins). inlcuded breakfast which was plentiful with good options. smallish sized rooms but that shouldnt be an issue in a city like london (so much to do and what would you expect otherwise?) wifi was free and pretty good. no fitness facilities.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Trying to find a well located hotel in London at a reasonable cost is not easy. The Mercure Bloomsbury fits the bill. clean, convenient, cost effective, quiet, decent staff, decent breakfast. it is no world beater, but if you want that, pay another couple of hundred a night and you'll find plenty of htels that will satisfy you. This hotel... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived this evening to be shown into a room which stank of cigarettes. We aren't usually ones to complain, but I suffer from asthma and I really could not stay in the room. We called reception and asked to be move to another room, only to be shown to a tiny room with a bed that was only bearly... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for one night as my normal hotel was overbooked - and would not stay here again. The location is decent - between Holborn/Russell Square and walking distance to the British Museum. The rooms were also very clean - I didn't notice anything of concern based on other reviews. Not visible dirt or odd smells. The rooms are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a good London hotel which is not designed for the taller among us. The room was very nice and they appeared to make an effort, but when you are over 6 feet tall you really need something a bit larger to not feel cramped. I chose this hotel since I needed to be in the Bloomsbury area the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel overbooked me and when I arrived very lat at the hote, due to a flight delay, they had no room for me. I was transferred to the Holiday in, and returned to the Mercure in the next day. The hotel crew was very nice, and treated me very well, with extra care etc, but in the end this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn’t decide between 3 and 4 stars…there are a lot of great things about this hotel. Great location with lots of inexpensive coffee shops/breakfast/lunch places nearby – there’s even a grocery store down the street. Walking distance to British Museum, British Library and Covent Garden! The lobby is beautiful and the staff are friendly and eager to please. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will recommend to all tourists never stay in this terrible hotel. It has extremely small dirty room, nothing inside rooms (no home slippers, no bathrobe), very bad poor breakfast (stomach ache after their breakfast), very cold temperature inside the room (18-19*), the AC was broken and was cooling even during switched off position. My complaints to the staff were... More

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GregBlack, General Manager at Mercure London Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your reply about your recent stay with us on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your feedback and will address it with the concerned departments. Your Team at the Mercure Bloomsbury More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel last night and cannot fault the location, staff where friendly, it's cleans and very well presented. On arrival promptly greeted by reception and room booking sorted swiftly. Took the lift to the 7th floor to our room, all very nicely decorated and clean, open our room door and presented with a nice room but I'm... More

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GregBlack, General Manager at Mercure London Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear Scuzzie2k, Thank you for your comment on Tripadvisor. We have already been in email contact and I hope that once again you accept our apologies for the misleading room description. The Team is looking forward to welcoming you at the end of the month. Your Team at the Mercure Bloomsbury More

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Additional Information about Mercure London Bloomsbury

Address: 130 - 134 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AF, England (Formerly Waverley House Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill , Covent Garden , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure London Bloomsbury 4*
Number of rooms: 109
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Waverley House Hotel London
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