It was a fine hotel nothing really to complain about per say. It was a bit of a distance into the main part of London. Not really a problem for myself because I was traveling alone, but I think with a larger group it may have been a bit of a hassel. The rooms were fairly clean (although my shower leaked a little bit) and the beds comfortable. They do have wifi in the lobby of the hotel and for a 5 pound deposit you can bring an ethernet cord up to your room. However, in my room the ethernet outlet's were not working so I was unable to access internet up in my room...this is something they are getting fixed and they did apologize for the inconvenience. The breakfast was big and there was a lot of variety. I don't think it was anything top quality but it did the job well.
The best thing about the hotel was the great staff. They were very friendly and helpful. One day I came in carrying a lot of items and the man behind the desk helped carry everything up to the third floor, opening all my doors along the way without being asked.
I would not hesitate to stay here if other places were booked/if you are looking for budget place, but i think a person could find better.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Set in East Ham London, Ruskin Hotel has a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi and free parking. It also has a bar, a restaurant, and a TV lounge for guests to enjoy. Each bedroom has an en suite shower room, city views, a desk and a minibar. Guests also get tea/coffee making facilities and air conditioning. Wired internet connection is available in every room and it is free of charge. Room Service is available everyday between 11:30am to 22:30. East Ham underground station is a 6-minute walk from the hotel, and it takes less than 45 minutes to get into central London which boasts Oxford Street, Hyde Park, the London Eye, Tower of London and St Paul’s Cathedral to name a few. Stratford Shopping is 2.5 miles from the property. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ruskin Hotel London, England