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Tavistock Hotel

Tavistock Square | Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9EU, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2011

I paid £69 Bed and full English breakfast for a hotel 5mins from London Euston and the Picadilly line at Russell Square (10+mins to Covent Garden). I arrived at 10:30pm, the Art Deco lobby and bar wonderful and completely unexpected (Thought I'd walked onto the Queen Mary!). The staff were uniformly helpful and they deliver a buffet breakfast with a... More 

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Suffolk
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2011

I am sure I was awake every hour of the night! My third or fourth stay here for work and has got worse each time. Always hot in the rooms and always noisy. I closed the bathroom and toilet doors and ensured the main room windows were closed and could still hear outside as if the windows were wide open.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

We chose to stay in this hotel as they agreed to give us a room for 3 people at a reasonably good price and it is very close to the centre of London. On arriving at the desk after midnight, they told us that we would be in separate rooms. We threatened to leave, then they decided we could have... More 

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2011

Treat your mum to a mid- March bargain break and you won't go far wrong with B & B at the Tavistock Hotel, conveniently located within walking distance of Kings Cross train station and the main tourists sights Trafalgar Square, Westminster etc. The hotel was clean and tidy and has a 30's deco feel - the breakfast could have had... More 

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Edinburgh
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

On arrival reception told us their connection was down & they had to take a copy of my credit card, and have to pay with cash..?should have walked out at this, but after journey & snow etc.went with it.Next morning after going out to get cash, they then told me i could pay by card! but I also overheard them... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2011

I've never complained about a hotel before because I have fairly basic requirements and would rather not make a fuss. However, I don't feel that I'm exaggerating when I say that the Tavistock hotel ruined our entire weekend. I see a hotel's single most important function as providing a decent night's rest, and in this the Tavistock hotel failed entirely.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2011

For our purpose (leisure trip with friends), the hotel was fine. Rooms pretty small, so I was glad I had the room to myself. Quite a bit of street noise (cars, sirens), even though I was on the 8th floor. This is due to the somewhat old fashioned single glass windows with metal frames so popular in Britain. They offer... More 

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manchester uk
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2011

I stayed for 2 weekend nights and despite requesting a quiet room (at least a couple of weeks prior) and then reiterating that at check-in, was given a first floor room directly above a tunnel entrance leading to some sort of night entertainment, where groups of loud young people congregated and whose smoking permeated even our closed window! Any relaxation... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

Somewhere I saw the Tavistock was a 2 and a half star hotel, so I was delighted that the hotel was lovely. We found it to be very clean. Household staff prompt...with extra towels, blankets requested. Room plain but ok. Great location, great price. I mean I didn't go to London to spend time in my room. Pub was quiet,... More 

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Paris, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2011

Clearly the hotel is very well located for a the rates. It offers all of the basic standard services but the long halls and zero frills rooms are definitely grim. I now prefer to stay further away in cozier settings...

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