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Smart Russell Square Hostel

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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good16%
  • Average33%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible27%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

DO NOT GO HERE! During the last night in this hostel a rat entered into my bag -that was hanging from my bed- to eat some food that was in it. The food was in an intact and sealed plastic package, the rat made a...More

1  Thank feddy_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros Cheap £2 breakfast Central location Cons Bed was really small I couldn’t fit in , and since it was a cubicle it made life harder. There room was smelling dead rat There was a rat cough at a trap inside my room The rats...More

Thank Brunomauro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible experience, even for a London Hostel is overpriced, and you pay for an uncomfortably small bed, no pillow cases and RATS. YES Rats, like the one we found peeing and bitting all our belongings! If you are fine with rats that's ok, but it's...More

Thank Giovanny O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little is better than none. Not badly for one night. Convenient if you are going to visit London all day and just use it to sleep at night. actually the location is nice and also close to the metro station.

Thank Furkan Ç
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible place, which is why I would warn other travelers. There were mice in the room, I had a bag with bread in there because no room at all in the cramped kitchen and the mice ate it! Lockers had to be paid for in...More

4  Thank dianawildling
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Amenities
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$15 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$15 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (140)
Room & Suite (85)
Dining (4)
Hotel & Grounds (123)
Bathroom (18)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Nearby
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
...More
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Igor S
10 February 2017|
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Response from Gordon B | Reviewed this property |
there is enough space to accommodate 4 people in these rooms as most of the space is taken up with the two sets of bunk beds. I was in a 6 bed room at the weekend and it also had a toilet and shower included
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Alex Leong J
12 August 2016|
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Response from Rob C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes there are lockers in the rooms but you have to pay extra for one.
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dokjoseph
27 March 2016|
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Response from ameliya20 | Reviewed this property |
1.They do have a big one although it is often full & make sure you tag your things. 2. Didn't use the kitchen tools but I saw people cooking nice meals so you should be fine.
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