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Buckingham Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   39-40 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JT, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #556 of 1,071 hotels in London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This hotel is near the British museum (3 minute walk) and Oxford street (7 minutes walk). Though the room was in the basement! you would not have known as there was a large window which allowed plenty of light. The bathroom had 2 showers one over the bath and the other in the shower cubicle. The room not only had... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Booked last minute due to its location which you cannot fault. Positives - Large room - Location -Clean -Fairly quiet compared to other Centeral London hotels Negatives - Cold tap was very warm and no bottled water - Musty smell (room 5). - For some reason we both had to sign in, I don't want my partner knowing what I... More

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17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

We arrived early at the hotel and were told they had given us a free upgrade, really nice of them to let us have the room early, we went down the stairs off the reception, room 5, as we went through the door the stairwell smelt very strong of damp, a very obvious smell... When people say you should complain... More

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Fife scotland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We stayed at the Buckingham for two nights .it was excellent nothing was too much bother to the staff .the hotel was very clean and well kept .the room was very spacious .breakfast was lovely .the hotel was very central for the museum restaurants. And theatre land .plenty buses to take you anywhere you wanted to go

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9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I originally booked a single hotel room for £95 on late rooms.com at the Lancaster (directly opposite on the other side of the road) but was upgraded to a superior double at the Buckingham. Reception staff were friendly and professional. Public areas very well decorated, clean and pleasant. The room was spotlessly clean and in good order, with a large,... More

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34 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I was out in London with a friend when we realised we were not going to make the last tube. We booked a hotel online for £95 (The Clarendon, a few doors down). They sent us to the Buckingham (must be the same outfit). We only booked a single room with a queen bed as it was the cheapest and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We had originally booked the sister hotel the Clarendon next door and initially I was a bit wary of being 'upgraded' as in other hotels, this is secret hotel speak for 'stuffed in a small room somewhere'. I need not have worried. We were delighted with our upgrade, which would have cost us an extra 30 pounds per night had... More

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Ruvo Di Puglia, Italy
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Brought here as a surprise - for a birthday present and luckily I've got a good sense of humour. The positives first: huge room, large comfy bed, and pretty quiet. Now for the rest we arrived on a hot evening no mini bar and no cold bottled water tho there was a fridge and a tap. When I asked about... More

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El Cerrito, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Our room was on the lobby level and we could hear the staff chatting and phones ringing all night. It was hard to sleep through the noise. The bed was uncomfortable. The room was super spacious and clean. The location is good; it's only a few blocks from the Metro so it's walking distance.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Stayed here mid may 2013 when I had training in London. Location was excellent, being close enough to tube, buses, restaurant and all that Coventry garden has to offer. It was just set back enough so as not to be disturbed by the noise. Staff were lovely. To the lady on reception on fri morn 17th may, who directed me... More

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Also Known As:
Buckingham Hotel London
Buckingham Hotel London, England
Address: 39-40 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#307 Luxury Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Buckingham Hotel 4*
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