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Ruskin Bed & Breakfast

23-24 Montague Street, London WC1B 5BN, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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31 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ruskin B&B is simple but efficient. Location is great, from walking distance to Covent Garden and further, little shops surrounding, lovely parks such as Russel Square Park around the corner, Holborn tube nearby and several restaurants all to be found in this wonderful part of Bloomsbury. Rooms are small, but that is London for you, clean and convenient, and... More 

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Veendam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room I had looked a bit disappointing, depressing, sad and old.Cracks in the wallpaper, old wooden bed and cabinet etc.Noisy wooden floor... But the most important thing for me was that it was clean..and the bed surely was.There is a sink, hairdryer and watercooker for making coffee. I was very happy to see the shared toilets and showers were... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Ruskin on a short break with my sister during my trip back to the UK. Was a little hesitant after booking when I read some of the reviews. However, we should not have been, this bed and breakfast is a hidden gem. The staff member who checked us in could not have been more friendly or helpful,... More 

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Assebroek, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Staff is very friendly and helpfull, good location and cheap. There's a hair dryer in the room which is a bit bizarre since you don't have a private bathroom. Room was located next to the shared bath room and we could enjoy the nightly sanitary activities of other guests. Breakfast was ok but only served for a limited amount of... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We booked our hotel last minute for a short weekend trip to London and were pleasantly surprised by the Ruskin B&B. It's not a super fancy hotel, but that's not we were looking for either. The room was small, but we had everything we needed: clean sheets, comfortable bed and nice bathroom (which for some reason did not have a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

I took an ensuite room for one night. It was small but clean & entirely adequate for a few hours of sleep. The bathroom was tiny but new, towels and bedding were perfectly adequate. Decor is somewhere between quirky and tired, but the staff are good and a fresh-cooked breakfast was a bonus at the price. This is essentially a... More 

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Israel
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I heard abou Ruskin from a friend who recommended. I was not disapointed. The room was basic, but that was all I needed. The bed was comfortable, and I had a sink in my room. The shared bathrooms were clean and new, and the staff were friendly. And of course the location was very very very good! Only downside I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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 August 25, 2014

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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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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Address: 23-24 Montague Street, London WC1B 5BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 42
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