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Hotel Russell

Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at the Russell without reservations looking for a room for four night when our booked hotel turned out to be a real letdown. Even though they had no vacancies for the first night, the reservation staff were able to get a room for us for the following three nights. They were extremely helpful and great to deal with.... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

i booked this hotel for my other halves birthday as we stayed in one of the linked hotels in london a few months previous and loved it. when we arrived the building looked incredible, we old fashioned and full of charm, it looked to fancy for somewhere we would normally stay! check in was very simple and we went strauight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is fantastic, a real grand dame from another era, and our room was modern, comfortable and well-furnished. Breakfast selection was excellent, the service at reception was very efficient and friendly, and the concierges could not do enough for us. The only thing that spoiled our visit was the service from the bar staff when we stopped off for... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights as my partner was taking part in the Ride London event. It was excellent, the staff are to be commended for their ability to make you feel totally looked after, they could not do enough. Breakfast was lovely and our room was was nice. It is located close to Euston and lots of London's attractions.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed here three times in a handful of years. We enjoy the incredibly convenient location to exquisite parks, cafes, museums, and tube access. Here's the hitch...depending on the room, I could give it a 2 star or a 5 star. We have had lovely but tiny updated room, we had a beautiful old but very clean and LARGE... More 

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Guest Relations H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your Review. Please accept my sincere apologies for the disappointment experienced during your visit in September 2014. Due the size of the building we have a variety of room categories to suit our guest requirements. I am dismayed to learn that you found your bed had an insect on it as this is extremely unusual... More 

Mendenhall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were staying in London on our own for a few days following a European Cruise. The hotel we have used for the past few excursions has become quite pricey. We had stayed at the Russell once before, in a tiny room, and decided to try it again. This time our room was bigger and ample for our short stay.... More 

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Guest Relations H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your Review. We are so delighted that you had a wonderful stay with us at Hotel Russell. We genuinely endeavour to create a memorable and relaxing experience for all of our guests and I am so pleased that this was the case for you. I am also happy that you enjoyed the spaciousness of your... More 

Hexham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for two nights in July 2015,great location for tube ,lovely park opposite with small cafe which was nice.Hotel bar good, cream tea etc my room was small as I only booked a one person room, but nicely decorated with ensuite bath etc so could sit in bath and look out over Russell Sq. Also george the dragon on stairwell!... More 

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Guest Relations H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your Review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Hotel Russell. We are ideally located as we a stone’s throw away from many of London’s major attractions and transport links. I am also glad that you found this so ideal during your visit. We have a wide variety of different... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here on the 3rd to the 4th of july! We stayed here as it was a great location to the tube station as we had a two day ticket to Wireless Festival. We were not in the hotel for long, we checked in in the morning and didn't come back until 12pm that night! Unfortunately for us there... More 

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Guest Relations H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your recent stay. I will be sure to mention to our teams that you found our Hotel well located and our facilities well appointed, clean and up to the high standards that we pride ourselves at Hotel Russell. It is with great pleasure that I learn that... More 

England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed for three nights in a Deluxe Double whilst attending a course in the hotel's lower ground floor conference facility. My room was large and well appointed. However, the bed wasn't particularly comfortable, and there wasn't a light suitably positioned for reading. One of the ceiling lights wasn't working, and the air con' was noisy. Trim fell off the... More 

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Guest Relations H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. Please accept my sincere apologies for the disappointment experienced with certain aspects of your stay. I am dismayed to read that you did not enjoy your room as much as we had anticipated. I only wish you had informed us of your concerns as we would have gladly assisted you, however please be... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An impressive looking hotel, the staff are efficient, helpful and friendly! The rooms are fairly generous in size (for euro standards!) are well equipped, clean and have a nice charm to them, as does the entire hotel. Location is great as it sits right next to Russell Square tube station, which will get you anywhere in London. I would recommend... More 

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Guest Relations H, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for spending some valuable time reviewing us. We appreciate your positive comments on our central location and comfortable, well appointed modern bedroom. It will be a highlight for me to share your comments with our team as they all strive to offer exceptional service to all our guests. I am glad that you will visit us... More 

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