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Smart Russell Square Hostel

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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good16%
  • Average33%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible27%
2 weeks ago
“Cheap for a reason - smart hostel with a not so smart design”
3 weeks ago
“Matched the expectations”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
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Rooms vary and beds can be short for the taller person, generally very clean and quiet place. Good cafe just nearby off Queens Square for egg and bacon etc. mattresses pillows better than average and large common room, kitchen is adequate and there is even...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Read some other reviews so was very pleasantly surprised. In my experience it was very clean and you could often see the housekeepers cleaning the bathrooms. The location can't be beaten. The neighbourhood, Bloomsbury is very nice, and is also conveniently within walking distance to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've hostelled extensively and this must be one of the worst I've been in. I booked for it to include breakfast and when I got there was told they ceased doing them. No partial refund for not providing a service paid for. Nothing :( The...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to London the third time, and this is counted as the best among the three hostels I have been to. The price is reasonable if to compare to other hostels in the central London, It is near to russell square station and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel was very good. Flexible hours to come in and leave. Value for money breakfast and value for money rooms. Staff were friendly enough but at times they didn’t always seem very patient or professional. The hostel was good for what it is, a...More

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US$19 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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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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"check and check and check again that they actually have a room and then question their truth"
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"Try and choose a low bed cause you have to make the bed and they are triple bunks."
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"Avoid room 105"
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