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Rough Luxe Hotel

1 Birkenhead Street, London WC1H 8BA, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This quirky creative hotel is a real gem. Firstly its perfectly located if you travel into London via Kings Cross, Euston or St Pancreas and given its location our room was surprisingly quiet too . Secondly if you aren’t a fan of corporate beige and characterless non-places this is the perfect antidote ….covered in genuine artwork with plenty of extra... More 

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Clinton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Quirky style and certainly not what you would get in one of the big chain hotels. But what a fabulous location, right next to Kings Cross/St. Pancras and fantastic value. If you get a double room, you won't believe the price. Great breakfasts and helpful management. Also if you get a room at the back, it is amazingly quiet for... More 

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Correggio, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Spent one night with my wife in this cozy, stylish small hotel, very conveniently located. This place has character, starting form the small lobby decorated with art pieces, the narrow wooden stairs and characteristic rooms. We could book only the smallest room, and bed was a little narrow for two, but there are other wider suites available. The experience was... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We were worried it would be too run down and dirty but when we got there it was great and very quirky the staff were very accommodating the bathroom was lovely and the room and bedding was very clean. Would stay again

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Lovely place exactly as expected from write up. Excellent service from friendly, caring staff, ideal location, clean, quirky and definitely worth a visit. Yes, rooms are on the small side (as you are made well aware from description) but what can you expect from a house built in the16th century? Loved every minute and will be going back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

3 stays at Rough Luxe over a year, and while the concept still flies, the place is getting weary. If any of these things were one offs, you might not notice, but when 3 visits accumulate failed bulbs, no glasses, an a previous guest's damp towel in the bathroom, you begin to wonder. & then a reservation at a nicely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice place. Small but cosy. Quirky decor. Great location, 2 mins from Kings Cross. Don't book if you're a snob. Very different. Can't really ask for more from a small and well priced B&B in this location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I loved my stay at the Rough Luxe! Everyone was very friendly, and helpful. The location near the train station is fantastic, and the design of the hotel is brilliant. Yes, it has small rooms, but it's a renovated historic house! Would definitely stay there again.

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Thank Kimberley S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We loved the style of the hotel, the concept really works. Beautiful modern bathroom and very comfortable beds. We were made to feel very welcome at every point of our stay, we received a complimentary room upgrade when we arrived and every request we had was met. We were only booked in for one night but had there been availability... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We chose this hotel as something a bit special before heading to Paris by Eurostar and it is certainly close to St Pancras. However, if you have any luggage at all it isn't a sensible choice. We had to get two suitcases up and down two, very steep and rickety flights of stairs and when we got there found there... More 

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Bloomsbury
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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about Rough Luxe Hotel

Address: 1 Birkenhead Street, London WC1H 8BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $180 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rough Luxe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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