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    The Principal London

    1 - 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
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    Reviewed February 25, 2014

    I agree with many of the reviews on this site, the staff and location were excellent but the rooms were very average. My room was really noisy, both from traffic outside and from the corridor. It was really due to the fact that the room...More

    Thank Yorkiee
    Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded March 3, 2014

    Dear Guest We appreciate your review on Tripadvisor. I am so pleased to read that you found the service provided by our team excellent as we strive to create a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere for all of our guests. I am sorry that you found...More

    Reviewed February 25, 2014

    The cheapest rooms are basic but to be surrounded by the historical decor makes up for that.I was upgraded by my friend (Ronnie) for my birthday. I would recommend paying the extra for the luxury. Rooms were decadent and you could feel the history. The...More

    Thank Margaret B
    Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded March 3, 2014

    Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you had a wonderful, birthday stay with us at Hotel Russell. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the luxury of your upgraded room as we do endeavour to ensure each guest has a...More

    Reviewed February 24, 2014

    From start to finish we found the staff extremely helpful and the hotel was very clean and comfortable. Our party of 4 (ages 11 to 70 ) stayed in two rooms on the fourth floor, and were all impressed. Apart from a little traffic noise...More

    Thank Heather0072013
    Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded March 3, 2014

    Dear Guest We do appreciate your review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that you had a wonderful, birthday stay with us. We endeavour to ensure that each guests has a memorable stay with us, especially when celebrating a special occasion. We are pleased that you...More

    Reviewed February 23, 2014

    We have just returned from two very enjoyable nights bed & breakfast at Hotel Russell. Our basic bedroom was very clean with seemingly refurbished modern bathroom. Although on the slightly small side, it had everything to meet our needs, even a very useful fridge. The...More

    Thank KennedysHampshire
    Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded February 26, 2014

    Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had a lovely stay with us at Hotel Russell. We have a variety of different rooms to suit our guest preferences and I am glad that you enjoyed your room. I do hope...More

    Reviewed February 21, 2014

    Booked a suite recently and stayed for two nights. Where to start!! The tap in the bathroom was loose and the hand rail for the bathroom was also loose. No drinks in the mini bar throughout the stay. The room trembles everytime the traffic is...More

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    Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded February 26, 2014

    Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am so disappointed to learn that you were unhappy with your stay with us. Each room is inspected on a regular basis by both our Maintenance and Housekeeping teams. Nevertheless, I am sorry that you encountered a...More

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    • Room Service
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • $277 - $1,291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #285 Family Hotel in London
    • #301 Luxury Hotel in London
    • #346 Romantic Hotel in London
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 373
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    • Also Known As
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    Not sure about the closure, but when we were there last January breakfast was £20 per person, we ate it out
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