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    The Principal London

    1 - 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
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    Reviewed 18 February 2014

    This is the first time I've been there, we had a huge and comfortable room with balcony, perfect sleeping, and great location, just few meters from metro station...recomend to everyone, Worth every penny

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    Reviewed 18 February 2014 via mobile

    Basic rooms in London hotels are usually very small, tired and often with staff who struggle with the English language. Not the Russell. We managed to check in at 11am with very friendly service. Our room was a very pleasant surprise and had everything we...More

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    Reviewed 16 February 2014

    This is a decent hotel in a good spot with service and cleanliness as you'd expect from this group. There seem to be quite a few deals available on the rates so with care you can get real value. The location is good, 10mins walk...More

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    Reviewed 15 February 2014

    We tried this hotel for the first time, I was in the hospital close by. From reception, to the bars, restuarant and the cleaning staff were all first class. Was one of those hotels we fell in love with, we are back in a couple...More

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    Reviewed 13 February 2014

    Stayed here some nights just before Christmas. Nice, central hotel right in Russell Square. We enjoyed the place. Nothing negative we could mention here actually :-) Nice, clean room. Dark wood furniture in the hotel.

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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Breakfast Available
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    • Price range
    • US$258 - US$638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #285 Family Hotel in London
    • #295 Luxury Hotel in London
    • #346 Romantic Hotel in London
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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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    Nelderwoman
    Hi I see there are reviews for this week but online it says the hotel is closed for renovations Can someone confirm please. I am booked for November Also. How much is breakfast please Thanks
    21 October 2016|
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    Response from jessybobs | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure about the closure, but when we were there last January breakfast was £20 per person, we ate it out
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    helen d
    Hi, do the hotel rooms have mini fridges to stir water in ? Thank you
    16 June 2016|
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    Response from Christine N | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know!?
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    houstonmom72
    Does Hotel Russell have any adjoining rooms for families that can not fit in one room?
    3 June 2016|
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    Response from vegas005 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do
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