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Ruskin Bed & Breakfast

23-24 Montague Street, London WC1B 5BN, England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been in a single room with shared bathroom for 2 nights. The room was tiny, yet well furnished and very clean. Ben linen, towels and a selection of coffee and tea was offered by the hotel. It was very useful to have a luggage storage, available from the 08.00 of the arrival day, until the 21.00 of the departure... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We missed our Eurostar so we had to do a last minute booking for an extra night in London. We came accross the Ruskin B&B on booking.com. They offered a family room with ensuite bathroom for 69 pounds. For such a price we weren't expecting much but we ended up being pleasently surprised. The main hall looks a bit old... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My daughter and I stayed here for several nights during a trip to London to see the sights. The location right off of Russell Square in Bloomsbury and literally across the street from the British Museum, just could not be beat. The Hotel has a comfortable, used, sort of feel. Internet was only available in the lounge and breakfast area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is really good if you're looking for somewhere quiet but still central. The staff are very helpful and friendly, and were eager to answer any questions we had, and even doing a bit of online searching for us. The wifi, although strongest in the communal lounge area and stated in the description that it's only available there was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Just returned from another trip to London and have been staying at the Ruskin on Montague Street for many years. This is a great little hotel located across the street from the British Museum and a five minute walk from the Russell Square Tube station. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. If you arrive before room is ready luggage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Only stayed for one night, but was 100 % satisfied with the hotel. Excellent location (behind the British Museum), theathers, shopping lanes and undergrounds in walkinG distance. Our room had a bathroom and was overlooking a nice, peaceful garden. Surprisingly clean and comfy, and the generous breakfast made us go the whole way. Great base to discover London, good value... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The hotel it's an good position, bed it's very comfortable and room are full of light. it's just in front of Brithis Museeum so it's privilege position. Room are clean. Negative things: Elevator out of order apparently from long time and never fixed, tiny stairs to go upstairs with Lugguages, Not radio, not TV, average poor english breakfast, strong smells... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The location of the Ruskin is ideal for sight seeing, the British museum is across the road, covent garden and Leicester square are both within walking distance too, there are many reasonably priced restaurants close by, the area is quiet and pleasant. The hotel is full of character, the staff are all smiley and helpful,nothing was too much trouble. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I was totally reluctant booking an entire week at this hotel while trying to find a flat in London after our long travels, knowing what 2 stars stood for. The rooms are clean and with the double glazing to the front very quiet. Two shared bathrooms and toilets on our level were sufficient and close to our room. Breakfast is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A central B&B with a cheerful and helpful staff, making sure they meet all of your needs. The room was decent, the bed was big and comfortable, making up for the shared bathroom, but surprisingly enough it didn't bother us that much. The breakfast was good and the chef always greeted you with a big smile. + Clean rooms. -... More 

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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