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Ruskin Bed & Breakfast

23-24 Montague Street, London WC1B 5BN, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #498 of 1,073 hotels in London
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They were already expecting us when we arrived at 11pm. Which was nice and it made us feel welcomed. All the staffs we ran across were very well mannered and polite. :) One shower, one toilet for one floor of about maybe 3-5 rooms? I would complain if their bathrooms weren't so modern, and always looked clean, but they were... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Ruskin at the end of a six week European trip. This hotel was a lesser standard than we had stayed in other countries, chosen because of the expense of hotels in London and its location. It was clean and comfortable and each staff member was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was cereals, toast and cooked breakfast.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stayed in an en suite room and the hotel had recently been refurbished, it was excellent value good friendly service and clean. My expectation was for a low budget hotel and expected the worst due to bad reviews but noted most of them were pre 2014 and before the refurbishment, but was pleasantly surprised and would definitely stay again. only... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Nice standard hotel, cheap and cheerful in walking distance to west end etc. Room was fine and bath room seemed recently fitted clean and fresh, great for the price. Will stay again! Many thanks A****

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Toongabbie, Australia
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My partner and I had a very comfortable stay here. Our room appeared freshly renovated, and while cosy, was well organised so you could make the best use of the space. The window let in a lot of light, but the blinds ensured the room stayed dark till you opened them, and the window was sound proof. We had a... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Perfect location in the heart of London right next to British Museum, you can either explore the city by foot or catch one of several busses nearby. The tube is also just 5 min away. The staff is very friendly and helpful - no complaints there. Our room had a view to the back - very quiet and nice garden... More

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Ennis, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The Ruskin is basically a guesthouse, and if you go in expecting that you'll not be disappointed. The breakfast wouldn't be accused of being generous in portion size, but was served by friendly and efficient staff. My room faced into the garden and was nice and quiet. My bathroom and shower were most definitely excellent - recently updated, clean, and... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Booked the hotel Last minute as a base for a night out in London. Tube stations are within walking distance - I think Russel Square (Picadilly line) was nearest but Holborn (Picadilly & Central) and Tottenham Court Road (Central & Northern) line stations are all within walking distance. The room was very basic and in need of modernisation but clean... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The hotel is very outdated in terms of colour schemes and 70s furniture, which were falling apart in some places, but the (shared) bath room was very clean and surprisingly modern...I did chuckle at one review which said "well tiled" but I'd have to agree! The single room was basic with an odd pink and white colour scheme and dirty... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

A good base for a few days. Not luxury but good for the price, especially considering the location. Gibe yourself plenty of time if you are walking or busing to Victoria station......it takes a while.

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Address: 23-24 Montague Street, London WC1B 5BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
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