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Tavistock Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Tavistock Square | Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9EU, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff were all very nice. Not very friendly but not rude. Just nice. The free wifi was next to useless. Our room on the 2nd floor wasn't too bad. Until we started hearing music. It turns out there is a club under the hotel, something that they don't make you aware of on their website. It was so loud... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you take this hotel for what it is...then you will enjoy it. It is not a modern flash, bang, wallop style of hotel. It retains the fixtures and façade of something from a bygone age. So there are things about which a guest might reasonably say...wow it could do with a refurb. But others will enjoy the more classic... More

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Canterbury, England.
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11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was very good. When booking (through Imperial Hotels own web site, which had the best prices) I requested a room on the top floor, overlooking Tavistock Square and far away from the lifts. They gave me exactly what I wanted. I can recommend the upper floor rooms as the traffic noise is less and the views pleasant. The... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location and near tubes but very noisy. Reception looks impressive, Art Deco, but that stops at the lifts! Our twin room was very basic, bathroom was tiny, only one medium towel each and a tiny bar of soap that was worse than useless. The shower was cranky but tons of hot water. The room was very stuffy, it was... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We started our visit with a welcomed early check-in, which was really needed. We had a room on the first floor overlooking Tavistock Square. The room was tiny but quite functional. Coffee and Tea corner is "filled up" every day. Only simple soup is provided along with one type of towels. The Wi-Fi connection is good in the first floor,... More

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El Jadida
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

OK, so it's not luxurious: decor is a bit tired, breakfast is not that great (particularly as regards the bread and the tinned fruit) but it is very good value for the location. 5 minutes to Euston station in one direction, 5 minutes to Russell Square underground station in the other (a particularly good station if you are travelling to... More

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Knoxville, TN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Tavistock for four nights as leader of a study abroad tour with University students. The location is fantastic. Very close to King's Cross train station and entrance to the "tube". It was fairly hot in London at the time of our visit so we had the window open to make the temp tolerable. Found out fairly... More

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York, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best I have found in London on my budget. Convenient for bus and tube into city centre. The room and en-suite were clean and tidy. The room was a double which gave plenty of room for a single person. Buffet breakfast was satisfactory but the complimentary evening meal was very disappointing. This was taken at Saracens restaurant in the early... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sorry this place is awful. Badly in need of refurbishment (blankets on beds and pillows are old and uncomfortable). The room was dirty, noisy and lacks comfort. The breakfast is awful - tinned fruit, soggy toast and one cup of cold coffee!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was ok by London standards but staff were at best indifferent. I needed to check out before breakfast started and there was absolutely no way they would consider providing even a bread roll from the restaurant the night before so I could have at least something in the morning. Staff were totally disinterested in helping me and I felt... More

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Address: Tavistock Square | Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9EU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Tavistock Hotel 2*
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The Tavistock overlooks one of Bloomsbury's prettiest garden squares.The Tavistock has a stylish Art Deco entrance, welcoming you to this popular, friendly hotel. Guests may enjoy dining on the sun terrace of Jacques Wine Bar, with its extensive wine list. Or indeed, relaxing with a pint of guest ale in the Tav Bar within the 1930s style ground floor. The Tavistock is perfectly located for the health club and American style bowling alley as well as the exciting sites of the capital. ... more   less 
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