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    The Principal London

    1 - 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
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    • Excellent24%
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    Reviewed May 28, 2013

    I spent 3 nights in the Russel hotel in May 13. the rooms are clean, a good size for London, the breakfast are good, the reception area is nice with some lovely features. we had a room on the second floor, the window was cracked...More

    Thank KeithEsther
    Response from Julie_Hammond_13, General Manager at The Principal LondonResponded June 4, 2013

    Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed the spaciousness and cleanliness of your room as we endeavour to make each guest feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible during their stay with us. We are so...More

    Reviewed May 28, 2013

    Thought I would take a punt on the Russell for our midweek break and overall was disappointed I knew it was old but the room was too musty and had no view whatsoever. Some parts of the hotel had classic architecture the lobby and bar...More

    Thank collwell
    Reviewed May 28, 2013

    I stayed for one night last week as it's a 10-minute walk from St Pancras station. I had a single room, which was spacious with a comfortable bed. Breakfast, which was included in the £90 I paid, was very nice. My only complaint was that...More

    Thank veetee9
    Reviewed May 28, 2013

    A beautiful old-world hotel situated in central London , overlooking Bloomsbury square. The interior is decorated with a very large marble staircase and chandelier lighting.. All in all a good venue , close to the tube, British Museum, theatres and Covent Garden. My room was...More

    Thank Jean T
    Reviewed May 28, 2013

    This was our third annual stay, for visiting the Chelsea Flower Show. I have previously given a very good review. It is a lovely and very centrally located old hotel, but this time we were disappointed. The cost had greatly increased and being at the...More

    Thank Z2251COrichard
    The Montague on The Gardens
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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
    • Breakfast Available
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    • Price range
    • $350 - $1,336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #285 Family Hotel in London
    • #302 Luxury Hotel in London
    • #346 Romantic Hotel in London
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 373
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    • Bloomsbury
    • Also Known As
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    • The Principal London England
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    Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
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    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
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    Nelderwoman
    October 20, 2016|
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    Response from jessybobs | Reviewed this property |
    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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    June 16, 2016|
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