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Hotel Russell

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #484 of 1,073 hotels in London
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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48 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel Russell is in a great location for exploring London. Close to a few tube stations but even better a short walk from many destinations. Close to shops and restaurants aplenty. Was here for a conference and they handled a large group of people very well. Room was large, breakfast was very well done. My only complaint was a relatively... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A weekend in a seventh-floor room was a little less grand than anticipated. The room was small but had all the essential amenities (are biscuits now a luxury!?) and a good view, but felt poky compared to my family's third floor room. Coombed ceilings and a slight run-down feel didn't help the ambience! Being close to the service area meant... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a weekend trip to London. Both the room and bathroom are tiny. Would not recommend to a claustrophobic person. The situation is OK, as it has a tube station nearby, it is close to the British Museum and not too far away from the Soho.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotell Russell will not disappoint. It is comfortable and close to everything. It is located close to the Russell Square stop on the tube, lots of places to dine near by, and major attractions within walking distance. Hotel Russell is listed as a four star hotel and fits the bill according to European standards. The rooms are slightly bigger than... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have not written many reviews previously but felt that it was necessary in this case... Have been to London on a number of occasions both for leisure and business and felt that this hotel was one of the best. The design of the hotel sets it apart from many of the others the staircase in the main lobby area being... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from a three night break in hotel russell, wanted something special as it was my husband's 50th b'day so booked junior suite direct with hotel russell on website , when we arrived and saw the room I was so disappointed looked like the double rooms I saw on website and not a junior suite, but the staff in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've stayed in hundreds of hotels in my life - been all around the world and in all different star ratings. One thing I've never had though is a single room with a single bed - until I stayed at the (four star?) Hotel Russell. I booked for one adult through Hotwire - a mistake as this seems to tell... More

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

I have stayed at this hotel on 5 separate occasions this year on business. I have usually been very satisfied with the hotel, the breakfast and my room. The staff are all very friendly and professional and seem well trained. I usually book a double room for single occupancy but on the last visit I was unable to get a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although on a deal, the £129 for two people including breakfast and bottle of wine was excellent value for money. Ideally placed in central London it was a brilliant base for walking to attractions such as Buckingham Palace, London Eye, Palace of Westminster, British Museum, Westminster Abbey etc etc. Spotlessly clean room with fully functioning Air Con. Small bathroom but... More

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Address: Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Russell 4*
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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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