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Celtic Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
61-63 Guilford St., London WC1N 1DD, England
Celtic Hotel

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fife, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came back to the Bloomsbury area of London for the second time in one year to visit the theatre again. After finding a hotel with mostly good reviews and cheap prices, we went with this one. Personally, most of these issues didn't bother me that much as I spent most of my time out of the hotel, but I feel... More 

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Berkeley, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a prime location a few blocks from the Russell Square tube stop, and also close to several cafes, restaurants, and grocery stories if you want a quick bite. Staff and proprietor are friendly and helpful. There is a lounge with all kinds of books & magazines left by former guests. Quiet, comfy place (not for tour... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant family owned hotel which provides comfort and homeliness care from breakfast through to night entry. A wonderful staff, comfortable rooms and beds with helpful tips on touring and sightseeing with the greatest convenience to Russell Square tube station, British Museum, British Library, major train stations of Victoria and St Pancras, so many cute streets, shops , pubs and really... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 2 nights at the Celtic Hotel. Staff were friendly and helpful. Many options for full English breakfast. Room was clean and great value for a London hotel located close to British Museum, British Library and Russell Square Park. Plenty of restaurants nearby. Tube station 1 block away. Great for the budget-minded traveler.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Great budget hotel in fantastic location. Away from the crowds, but just around the corner from the Russell Square underground station so it's easy to get anywhere in the city - as well as to and from Heathrow and the Eurostar station. Small grocery store and places to eat as well as parks nearby. Very clean and safe. Had a... More 

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The Celtic is a family-owned, old-style original London Hotel, with plenty of personal service and charm. Expect to meet well-trodden travelers and other characters in the comfortable, if not well-worn lobby. I particularly enjoyed being served a proper British breakfast instead of battling out at the typical breakfast buffet served by so many other hotels today. The rooms are not... More 

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
69 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I find it hard to write this review because I made the reservation based on positive TA reviews. The only positive is the location. We had a 3-night stay and we found it noisy--paper-thin walls; questionable cleanliness (worn, spotted and dirty carpet; there is a shared bath with a shower and WC, and there was lots of hair on the... More 

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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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82 reviews 82 reviews
9 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have stayed many times at the St Margaret's, once owned by the Marazzi family, and now more than once at the Celtic. I am impressed by the upgrading they have accomplished since my last visit several years ago. Everyone who works at the hotel is friendly and very willing to accommodate special requests. As another reviewer said, the breakfast... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
372 helpful votes 372 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We are now on our fifth visit and it has been consistently good with the same family-owned quality service. The only problem, if you are on a diet, is that they are very disappointed if you don't eat a huge breakfast.

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Ft Wayne
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed with these people when they owned St Margaret's in Russell Square, so came back to stay with them at the Celtic. Only negative thing is we aren't young and lugging luggage up three flights was hard for us. But, everything else gets a 10. Room was nice, private bathroom very clean. Good view, Great cleaning staff and Supurb... More 

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