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St. Athans Hotel

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20 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9RE, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff go out of their way to be nice however I found it too noisy for a good nights sleep. Lots of clonking, the door bell ringing, and the windows didn't seem to trap out any noise sounded as if the windows were open. I know it's central London but have stayed at others in the same location with less... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay very much! Rooms were very nice and clean. Staff were tremendously helpful and friendly! Café downstairs has very good coffee. Very good price for the area and definitely worth every penny. We will most certainly come back one day!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

80 pounds the night for such a small room without breakfast... was clean however. Bathroom was very small. Furniture looked old. People were nice. Note that we were next to the stairs and we could hear a lot of noise - people walking by. Worth half the price to my opinion.

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Stefangeyer, Owner at St. Athans Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your 'to the point' review. I sort of agree that our rooms are expensive (in the big scheme of things) - but not for the area, we're one of the cheapest places to stay in Bloomsbury. Staying in central London is pricey, and we do our best to keep our prices down, but it's not easy - one... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had a fab stay at the hotel, the staff are very friendly and willing to help. The location is great close to Russell square tube station. The room and bathrooms are clean and well looked after. I will use this hotel again when ever I am in London.

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

An excellent place to stay clean basic and friendly, we booked the quadruple room £30 a night each it worked out for two nights in London what a bargain will definitely go again, the beds were comfortable with crisp clean bedding and towels, people iv read about winged about the stairs, my Mrs is recovering from a 3break ankle and... More 

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Worcester
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Some places have a better "star" rating, yet are a big disappointment. This hotel was basic but clean, and overall good value for money. Not dingy or smelly. I enjoyed a good night's sleep without disturbance, in room 42 on the top floor, overlooking a quiet back yard. Recommended for a cheap yet clean and safe overnight in central London,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff, cute room, good location :) would happily come back again! Not too expensive for London which is a plus. The rooms aren't really big but it is clean and makes it a cosy place to stay for a couple nights.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This little family run hotel is perfectly situated to explore central London on foot. Only a few minutes walk from the British museum, Covent Garden and Oxford street. Also just moments from a tube station and many many bus stops! The hotel itself is basic but sweet, situated in a row of old London houses rather than a purpose built... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a great little find. Location is very good, just minutes from Euston station but in the quieter area of Tavistock place. I was on the ground floor and there was hardly any traffic. Very clean and tidy. Lovely cafe adjoining. Nice staff. Easy.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our family spent three days in London, and St Athans certainly helped make our holiday a very nice one. The hotel is conveniently located near museums and public transport stops, and it's really cheap for such a central location. Breakfast is not included, but there is a lovely cafe downstairs that serves traditional English breakfast and great coffee. The rooms... More 

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