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    The Principal London

    1 - 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
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          Reviewed 11 January 2014

          This was a Travelzoo deal. We have had cheaper deals than this, but it isnt a moan. The hotel is old, but clean and comfortable. Some minor things need attention. A smarter Manager would see this and get things sorted. We were however disappointed with...More

          Thank redlandrover
          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 19 January 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are extremely of our rich heritage and have ensured that this has been well maintained over the years. We are pleased that you enjoyed this. Our team pride themselves on their high standards and ensure...More

          Reviewed 10 January 2014

          Impressive building and great location round the corner from Russell Square tube station. Room was nice enough (258), with large bathroom, but room window was frosted glass and wouldn't open which was a problem as the air conditioning didn't seem to be able to cope...More

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          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 19 January 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. I do apologise for the misunderstanding experienced. The windows on higher level floors do not open for health and safety reasons. The air conditioner in each room has a setting of 19 degrees and I am...More

          Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

          Booked this hotel for a friend and I as we were going to see a show at the Adelphi theatre. Found a brilliant deal for a twin room especially for Central London. The hotel is literally next door to the tube station and there are...More

          Thank mrsharris14
          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 19 January 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the comfy beds and our ideal location as we are a stone’s throw away from many of London’s major attractions. I am sorry to learn that you found the...More

          Reviewed 10 January 2014

          The exterior of this hotel is very impressive as is the entrance and ground floor, reception good with helpful staff. In places the hotel is a little tired, e.g. ground floor toilets with toilet roll holders hanging off the walls, some furnishing in the room...More

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          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 19 January 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are extremely proud of rich heritage and have ensured that this has been well maintained over the years. We strive to create and maintain high standards at our Hotel and I am sorry that you...More

          Reviewed 8 January 2014

          Booked this hotel for one night on the internet as our party needed a place to stay overnight en route from Heathrow back up to Yorkshire. I was expecting some sort of faded grandeur, so was well impressed by the warm welcome, gorgeous interior, pleasant...More

          Thank Carol I
          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 19 January 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are absolutely delighted that you had a lovely stay with us. We endeavour to make each visit memorable for our guests. We do hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you back to...More

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          About
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Business Centre with Internet Access
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          • US$281 - US$654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #285 Family Hotel in London
          • #299 Luxury Hotel in London
          • #346 Romantic Hotel in London
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          • Number of rooms
          • 373
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          • Bloomsbury
          • Also Known As
          • Russell Hotel London ,
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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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          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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