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Bedford Hotel

83-95 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4HD, England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This hotel has two good things going for it - very nice location in bloomsbury very close to Russel Square and amazing pricing for central london.I paid 180 pounds for a 2 mid-week nights in a single room in January which is very low for central London. Other than that the hotel is very basic. reception are nice enough. you... More 

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Anston, Sheffield, South Yorks
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We stayed two night in January booked through our travel agent through Super break. We arrived Friday afternoon via train and tube from the North, a very easy journey with Russell Square tube being only a few minutes walk. The staff were, we felt much more friendly than the usual London hotels! The room was small although comfortable with usual... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

After lots of debating I decided to take my 4 year old on a sightseeing trip to London on my own. The biggest challenge was finding a hotel that would be somewhere not too busy but with good access to the main sights and easy to find from St Pancras. This hotel in Russell Square was perfect, one stop away... More 

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nth yorks uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Once again visiting London in December so decided to stay at the Bedford again. Had a room on 3rd floor which was excellent. Sheets, blankets, duvets and the usual tea,coffee,bath necessities. Just what we had on our previous visit. Quiet room facing the small park/terrace. Friendly receptionists. Chatted to the restaurant manageress whilst eating the usual cooked breakfast. Coffee replenished... More 

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Spokane, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Basic business traveller hotel, but good for tourist too. Location is 5 min. walk to Underground Station. 20 min. walk to Trafalagar square and Sherlock Holmes pub. 10 min walk to British Museum. 1.5 hour stroll to Tower Bridge. 20 min walk to Punjab (oldest Indian Restuarant in London). We got a room next to the elevator on the 4th... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Back for the 3rd time. Staff is really friendly and helpful. Since the last time (July 2011) they have renovated lots of room and with the change in furniture the rooms are a little more spacious. The location is really great, very close to the British Museum and walking distance to quite a few attractions. Food at breakfast is pretty... More 

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

On check in the staff were very friendly and helpful and advised us where to go for a night out. The breakfast was lovely. The staff in the restaurant were also friendly and we spent a few hours in the bar on Saturday with friends and the bar staff were very attentive and friendly also. A lovely hotel and will... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Have just returned from a 3 night stay in the Bedford Hotel which is only a 5 minute walk from Russell Square tube station. Have stayed in this area before so checked out the hotel on Trip Advisor & must say I was not disappointed. It is an ideal area to stay in as Theare land is also very close.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012 via mobile

This would be excellent If it was not so difficult to get a second drink at breakfast. The hotel is good in other ways but breakfast let's it down . Lovely reception staff great location very clean rooms.

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Redditch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Stopped here for another long weekend in London. All was similar to last time, good food, friendly staff, comfortable rooms. It's our 4th visit this year, and we look forward to more next year. Why stay anywhere else.

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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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