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Hotel Russell

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No doubt the building is impressive and the entrance has the 'wow' factor. Plus, the location is fantastic, just round the corner from Russell Sq tube station. I have tried several hotels in the area which irrespective of the quality tend to have similar (high) prices and this ranks in the top positions for cost/quality ratio (I stayed on a... More

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United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at this grand old hotel. Everything is impeccable, and it is well worth staying at just to enjoy the site. Among other things, the grand ballroom of the Titanic was based on the ballroom here. Loved all the marble, etc. The rooms were typical and well cared for. Front desk and concierge were extremely helpful,... More

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked for a long weekend a superior twin room. The room was modern, clean, spacious with two comfortable large beds. There was no noise from the street thanks well isolated windows. The bar was -as always- a joy to relax after a long day in London. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Only downside was perhaps a waiting cue... More

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Bart L, Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had a lovely stay with us at Hotel Russell. We endeavour to make each stay as comfortable and relaxing for our guests throughout the hotel including our Tempus Bar. I am so pleased that our team were so friendly and helpful and will certainly pass on your very... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed here twice before and this third visit was even better. Staff are always helpful and the rooms lovely and clean. It is a great location and easy to reach the tube. Will be booking again to stay shortly.

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Bart L, Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am absolutely delighted that you and your husband had a wonderful stay with us at Hotel Russell. Our team genuinely endeavour to make each guest feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible. I am so pleased that you found our staff as helpful as ever and the room was lovely and clean.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was quite nervous about staying here after reading some of the reviews, but I guess your never please everyone. I really do like this hotel, staff were great, bed was so comfortable I had a great night sleep ( trust me I don't usually when away from home) breakfast was lovely, little queue but you get that anywhere, you... More

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Bart L, Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate you giving us the opportunity to provide you with the high standards and service which we pride ourselves in at Hotel Russell. I am pleased that our team were great and delighted that you enjoyed the comfort of your bed. Each bed has a high quality mattress to ensure... More

San Diego, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First use caution, Russell House Hotel nearby, confusion by us tourists as to name. I apologize to England, and owner of Russell House Hotel. Hotel Russell faces park, much larger. Great staff, very helpful. Old style, and yes smaller rooms, but location and cost for us were great. We spent the last two days of vacation there. Was able to... More

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Bart L, Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am absolutely delighted that you had an incredible stay with us at Hotel Russell. Our Hotel does face Russell Square Park and I am pleased that you were able to locate us. Our team endeavour to provide an exceptional service to our guests and I am glad that you found our staff... More

manchester, england
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always wanted to stay at this hotel and perhaps I had hyped it up in my own mind and thats the reason I was disappointed. Helpful receptionist - allowed us to check in early Room was clean and nicely furnished although a bit on the small size but not in a stingy way, just compact. Our shower was... More

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Bart L, Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn that you were disappointed with certain aspects of your stay with us. I am pleased that our Receptionist was able to provide you with an early check in as we do understand that guests may arrive earlier than the anticipated 2pm check in time. We have a variety... More

Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as my usual London hotel was fully booked and I was initially worried about the noise from the surrounding area, but after asking for a quiet room was pleasantly surprised at how quiet it was. The hotel is old fashioned but nice. The room was clean and tidy, however the bathroom was tiny, no idea how a larger... More

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Bart L, Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you had a lovely, quite stay with us at Hotel Russell. We endeavour to assist all of our guest with their preferences and I am happy that we were able to accommodate your request. Due to the shape and age of the building each room has it’s own unique... More

Milano
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed two nights in this very conveniently located hotel. Clean room (despite small), free Internet (despite for limited time). However, in just two nights I experienced 4 significant problems: - wrong spelling of my name on the invoice (with time lost to correct the mistake); - systematic understaffing and space shortage for breakfast. The clients either queue to access... More

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Bart L, Manager at Hotel Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am disappointed to learn that you were unhappy with certain aspects of your stay with us. I do apologise that your name was spelt incorrectly and I am pleased that this can be changed within a moment for you. Whilst it is beyond our control when guests may arrive for breakfast we... More

London
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely traditional London hotel opposite Russell square. Excellent finish to rooms - plush opulent surroundings and the epitome of first class service - polite courteous well mannered staff. The best salad I have ever had for room service :-) Only downside - noisy as its on a busy road

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Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Hotel Russell. We are extremely proud of our rich heritage and have ensured that the grandeur of our Hotel has been well maintained over the years. We are pleased this along with the exceptional service provided by our team. I am delighted... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Russell

Also Known As:
Russell Hotel London
Hotel London Russell
Russell Hotel
Hotel Russell London, England
Russel Hotel London
Address: Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#276 Luxury Hotel in London
#432 Family Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Russell 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Russell is an iconic establishment nestled in the heart of the city. Whether you wish to indulge in a spot of shopping or want to host a conference at one of London’s most exclusive addresses, Hotel Russell is the perfect base for business or pleasure. With 19 air conditioned meeting rooms you can rest assured that your business requirements will be met with ease.It is our mission to bring you the very best luxury hotel in London and we can guarantee that Hotel Russell will not disappoint. This Victorian hotel stands out from the crowd with spectacular views over Russell Square. ... more   less 
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