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Gresham Hotel

36 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QJ, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Norfolk
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2008

This is the worst place I have ever stayed in. You are charged on arrival not when you book which I had'nt realised. Our room was in the annexe which is a building a few doors down. There is no lift and we were 3 floors up. The room was dirty, the curtains were hanging off the rails, the bathroom... More 

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Devon
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2008

We have just returned from one night in The Gresham Hotel- luckily for us it was only one night!! Be aware that even though you give your card details online, you do not pay until you get there which we were not aware of so we were £70 down on spending money before we even got out the door! The... More 

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brighton
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2008

gresham hotel bloomsbury street london.in the heart of theatre land.we stayed here for two nights january 25th &26th 2008.we booked this hotel because it was mentioned in dk top 10 london.your guide to the top ten best of everything.we were charged £150.oo on arrival,and given the keys to a room in the annex several doors along. we found the room... More 

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Essex
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2008

I arrived at this hotel or should i say hostel, with other friends, we had two rooms in the Annex. Where can i start. The Smell was disgusting smelt like dead rats, the curtains where hanging off the walls, the toilet door was broken, the shower was small. the water was cold and it got all the walls wet apart... More 

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Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2007

My friend booked this hotel for a two-day stay in London and she felt awful when it turned out to be a total disaster. I don't mind so much that it was very basic but we found the room to be completely disgusting - dirty, greasy and to top it all I found a pill a previous guest had dropped... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2007

I read some reviews before arriving so I wasn't expecting much but the results were far worse than I thought. The curtains were hanging off the rail, the shower was dirty and the shower head attachment was broken leaving the shower dangling into the TINY shower tray. The room size was adequate and fortunately I was at the rear away... More 

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Dorset
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2007

We arrived at our hotel on Saturday the 07 of July 2007 the Lonsdale to be told they had over booked and was sending us to there sister hotel the Gresham and we were being upgraded ok so far we thought Well that was a laugh we got to the Gresham to be told we were in the annex and... More 

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Switzerland
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2007

Through work, I have probably stayed in around a thousand (yes, I know) different hotels all over Europe and – perhaps – around 20 in various price ranges in London. It’s rare that I would rate a hotel experience as terrible (one or two perhaps out of those thousand hotels) but, unfortunately, our recent stay in the Gresham was truly... More 

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Paisan on the old continent
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2007

The location is perfect and staff is very friendly and efficient. A basic hotel room, but a very good location for a friend of culture. Not a honeymoon hotel; it's a good place to sleep for an explorer, though. No luxury, but a very nice price for a hotel in the centre of London. Everything was working fine in my... More 

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Bolton
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2006

Paid £50 per night on a B&B basis for 2 of us in a twin room, which I thought was a good price as the location was central, until I actually entered the premises and realised they should have paid us to stay there! Apart from the passing traffic that kept me awake until about 1.30am and woke me about... More 

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Address: 36 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn
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Number of rooms: 49
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