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    Smart Russell Square Hostel

    71-72 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DF, England
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    US$29
    US$23
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    Overview
    • Excellent6%
    • Very good17%
    • Average32%
    • Poor19%
    • Terrible26%
    2 weeks ago
    “would never do that again...”
    8 Jul 2017
    “2 nights”
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    • 2xSingle Bed in 18 bed Mixed Dormitory - Non-refundable
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    • 1 bed in a 8 beds standard shared dormitory ensuite
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    1 - 5 of 380 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Absolute worst hotel we've ever stayed in. We had to make our beds ourselves, and there was no one to inspect the rooms between the last guest staying and us checking in, so we had to accept the rooms as the last guest left it....More

    Thank MollyKathleen04
    Response from Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your comments and feedback on your stay with us. We are alarmed to find that you did not enjoy your stay with us and that you found your rooms so disorganised, we will investigate why this happened. Health and safety, cleanliness and...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Location and price are the only positives. Room was extremely hot with only a fan circulating the hot air. Room smelled of farts and feet. The shower facilities were up to prison standard. Overall the place was dirty with toilets constantly smelling of urine. Only...More

    1  Thank Ken B
    Response from Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your feedback, we are surprised that you did not enjoy your stay with us. In the summer months the rooms can get warm, that is why all rooms have wall mounted fans to help increase comfort. We expect all guests to show...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The location is nice, but that is also the only realy positive thing I can say about this hostel.. Rooms crowded and without any fan or aircon, tall steelcontruction beds that moves and makes quirky noises when people sleeping on top of you, and are...More

    Thank jesperkimpetersen
    Response from Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your valuable feedback and for taking up your time to review your stay with us. We are happy to report that our internet is undergoing an upgrade and its performance will be considerably improve the near future. We are surprised to hear...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The hostel was basic but clean and ticked the boxes. Toast and cereal for breakfast. Toast machine a bit odd. Coffee machine not bad for instant coffee. I think it may be something other than instant. It was one of those conveyor toast belt heater...More

    Thank Nick R
    Response from Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for staying with us at Smart hostel, we are excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and will look into you issues with our toaster and look into improving our breakfast service.

    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    Yes, it is very cheap, that is the best I can say about it! Hot, stuffy, very basic, noisy, no room to swing a cat, but cheap and just around the corner from Russell Square Underground station. Shared bathrooms need to be cleaned more often,...More

    Thank Sian S
    Response from Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review and feedback, we are happy you found our location convenient to your visit to London. Regarding the bathrooms facilities, our cleaning rota makes sure they are cleaned regular, but we will look into what has caused the issue you have...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • 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$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
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    • Bloomsbury
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    • Smart Russell Square Hotel London
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    Traveller (132)
    Room & Suite (84)
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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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    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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    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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    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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