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Customer Reviews by Destination - Bloomsbury & Russell Square

Bloomsbury & Russell Square Holiday Reviews

British Museum, Bloomsbury and Russell Square

Bloomsbury is in the academic heart of London, and home to prestigious landmarks such as London University, the Royal Academy of Performing Arts and the captivating British Museum. Discover Museum Street with its collection of unique bookshops and sophisticated cafes or head to Russell Square; a haven for tourists and locals alike.

Bloomsbury and Russell Square are both great areas for being within walking distance of main attractions and museums, all without being too crowded. With many tube stations nearby and great bus routes, you'll be able to get to wherever you fancy visiting. Plus, you're only one stop from Kings Cross Station and St Pancras should you be looking to enjoy an exciting Eurostar break.

Number of Customer Reviews in this Destination - 5541

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Presidents hotel. Not!

Stay Date: 12/09/14, a customer aged 45-64 from Preston who stayed at 3* President Hotel in Russell Square wrote this review.

The hotel was dated. The breakfast was often cold or lukewarm at best. The overcrowding in the dining room. The staff managing seating a male was curt and it felt like he herded us to a table and See More  Read more information that felt like we were sitting on the knee of someone we didn't know. The breakfast as well as being cold had no diabetic jams or preserves, I asked. The room was clean and unimpressive the tv tiny.Bathroom was dated and worn. I would not stay again. We felt then only good thing was the position.   Collapse  Hide

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London visit

Stay Date: 30/09/14, a customer aged 45-64 who stayed at 3* President Hotel in Russell Square wrote this review.

Great location for museums and theatres. Good helpful check in staff and concierge. Room small but adequate. bed very comfortable. Watch out though.. no mini bar or air conditioning so avoid in the See More  Read more information summer months. Also avoid the restaurant. Very poor quality food and surly staff. Only had breakfast one day again for same reasons. Bars also of poor quality and service. Sleep here but eat and drinkelsewhere.   Collapse  Hide

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London break

Stay Date: 25/09/14, a customer aged 65+ from Hartlepool who stayed at 3* President Hotel in Russell Square wrote this review.

Hotel ideal for short break ideal for sights and kings cross station. Can not praise London bus drivers too highly - polite and very helpful. Would advise people to use the buses, gives you an See More  Read more information opportunity to see so much.   Collapse  Hide

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Never again

Stay Date: 18/10/14, a customer aged 45-64 who stayed at 3* Imperial Hotel London in Russell Square wrote this review.

Even though we were on the 9th floor, the traffic noise was unbearable and we got very little sleep either night hence would never stay here again. Breakfast only average, waiters (seems there was See More  Read more information no waitresses) not very pleasant.   Collapse  Hide

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Poor service

Stay Date: 01/11/14, a customer aged 45-64 who stayed at 3* Royal National Hotel in Russell Square wrote this review.

I was disappointed in the hotel we stayed in, (royal national) we checked in at reception and headed to our room but I couldn't get in, there was a note on the door asking when the occupants were See More  Read more information going to check out!! On returning to reception it turned out we had been given a room there were people still using... we were given another room, which didn't have a kettle, I called reception torequest one, after an hr and another call to reception one finally arrived.   Collapse  Hide

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Stay at the Russell next time

Stay Date: 14/11/14, a customer aged 65+ from Huddersfield who stayed at 3* Bedford Hotel in Russell Square wrote this review.

The staff were in the main disinterested. The towels were small and paper thin. Both the hot and cold taps at the basin leaked to the point of distraction. The room was noisy from the street traffic See More  Read more information and the bed too short for a tall person. The food was mediocre, synthetic tasting and poor quality. No biscuits in the room at all and the daily allocation of milk carton reduced every day! The hotelwas reasonably conveniently sited and the car parking facility useful. The carpets were very poorly vacuumed with fluff clearly visible within and out with the room. All in all the manager needs toexert himself and metaphorically whip the whole unit into shape.   Collapse  Hide

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London trip

Stay Date: 13/12/14, a customer aged 45-64 who stayed at 3* Imperial Hotel London in Russell Square wrote this review.

Hotel basic but adequate. Some staff didn't understand English in restaurant, had to queue for breakfast. Hotel well situated for West End. Shows excellent - Matilda and Miss Saigon. Can scan your See More  Read more information debit card on underground instead of buying a ticket. It will cap the cost at 8.90 which is the price of a one day unlimited fare.   Collapse  Hide

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London break

Stay Date: 11/01/15, a customer aged 25-44 from United Kingdom who stayed at 4* Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury in Bloomsbury wrote this review.

I have stayed in the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury on more than one occasion and have to say I was disappointed on this occasion. Reception staff whilst checking in where not very welcoming and when our See More  Read more information toilet didn't flush it was as if we were not telling the truth. The corridors were smelly and the room tiny.   Collapse  Hide

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Not the best place

Stay Date: 17/04/15, a customer aged 25-44 who stayed at 3* Royal National Hotel in Russell Square wrote this review.

Hotel is nicely located but the rooms are not very spacious. The bathroom is full of mould and the breakfast was like eating cardboard. The coffee was undrinkable and the tea looked like dish water. See More  Read more information The only good thing was the location being central to everything if you like walking.   Collapse  Hide

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London break at President

Stay Date: 05/05/15, a customer aged 65+ who stayed at 3* President Hotel in Russell Square wrote this review.

Whilst we enjoyed our stay, the corridor to the bedrooms need a bit of TLC. The staff in the dining room need to be a bit more pleasant, and need to know the correct etiquette on serving, e.g. Not See More  Read more information reaching across people's faces when serving & collecting dishes.   Collapse  Hide

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