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Fortaleza, CE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at Russel made my trip to London Perfect, the breakfast is fantastic, the staff always there to help you, the double rooms are ver very comfortable. the only thing that wasn't very good was the WIFI system.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came last year for my 20th birthday and stayed in this hotel we were given the 'couples experience room' which was nice! They had given us a bottle of bubbly, rose petals on the bed and little chocolates! Only stayed the night so didn't sample the restaurant nor the bar but looked very good! The reception was polite and very...

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Montgomery, Alabama
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We consider only the Hotel Russell for three reasons: 1) Flying into Heathrow you can go down to the trains and alight a little over an hour later at the hotel. Do not know of another hotel in London where this is possible. This can save a good deal of money (up to $100 or more in a taxi) and...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a very big room and it had recently been updated. Beautiful old world lobby of marble, historic, but completely updated. Great vie of Russell Square and steps from the tube. Super easy airport access on the tube. Great bar and a nice happening neighborhood.

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Taguig, Rizal, Philippines
Reviewed October 31, 2016

If you want to experience that victorian feel and as they say, the lobby is 'Titanic' inspired. A very short walk to the nearest station (2 mins!) Staff were overall very friendly and we also met a Pinoy over there, but he already grew up in London. The buffet breakfast was mediocre, so we recommend to just dine on nearby...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016

We always make a point of staying a 'The Russell' when in town and never disappointed! Hotel is so very traditional and possibly in need of refurbishment but, the location, the staff (very welcoming, knowledgeable locals, without frills - if you want to know anything local, just ask!) and the ambience is perfect for everything West End. Breakfast and Bar...

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This hotel is unbelievably well located: central Bloomsbury, very close to Senate House, and also a stone's throw away from Oxford Street for all your shopping. The front desk was helpful and friendly; the front area is lavishly furnished, raising the expectations for the room quite high... However, the rooms are nothing like the foyer. They are absolutely tiny --...

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Very nice hotel, had stayed before but love the new look. Staff very friendly and helpful. Stayed in a suite a could not fault. Previous visit rooms needed a make over and pleased to say they have come up trumps. Looking forward to next visit.

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Weekend theatre trip to London ,we stayed at Russell hotel ,the rooms are clean but a bit dated ,the staff helpful and polite ,the food is the best attraction of the hotel .we would definitely stay here again .Central location ,Oxford street 5 minute walk .

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

My Sister in Law had booked us into The Russell Hotel for 2 nights as part of my birthday celebrations in London. Although we didn't manage to use the facilities or the restaurant, it's very clean hotel with comfortable bed (well our double bed was 😀) It's 1 of the oldest hotels in London with lots of original features still...

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Staying in Bloomsbury

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Tempus Restaurant
Tempus Restaurant
Cuisines: British, International, European
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Hotel Russell is an iconic establishment nestled in the heart of the city. Whether you wish to indulge in a spot of shopping or want to host a conference at one of London's most exclusive addresses, Hotel Russell is the perfect base for business or leisure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Russell

Address: 1 - 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Russell 4*
Number of rooms: 373
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Also Known As:
Russell Hotel London
Hotel London Russell
Russel Hotel London
Hotel Russell London, England
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#62 Best Value Hotel in London
#285 Family Hotel in London
#293 Luxury Hotel in London
#346 Romantic Hotel in London
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“front rooms hotter in the summer”
 of 5 bubbles carletons875, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“I had a suit which was huge but tired - loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles JohnNerding, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“Suits are a must”
 of 5 bubbles dorosweet37, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“High floors great views! Really pretty Suite Top Corner under the turret”
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“Inside rooms are quieter. Single rooms can be very small though!”
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