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Reviewed 5 August 2013

I'll be polite, This slum was a dirty horrible nasty ripped carpet stained walls grubby mess. The sheets and towels were clean to be fair, but whoever is in charge of this place should be locked up and sentenced to life.. in the Gresham Hotel. Horrible. Don't get me started about the traffic noise either...

3Thank MickRoll
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 31 July 2013

I'll be very brief on this one. This is the kind of hotel you're sorry you have booked, the moment you step inside. -Terrible Service -Doubtful cleanliness -Always-on heater ( It's useless to ask receptionist how to switch it off) -Super uncomfortable (and hot) rooms

1Thank JCAlmeida
Langport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I have stayed in many hotels in London but this is the worst yet. I stayed in a single room with shared bathroom. There were no sockets in the room so couldn't charge mobile. Bathroom was filthy as was the room itself. Carpets falling apart. Fire doors propped open. Shocking that this place has not been closed down.

Thank IonaSetter
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We have just returned from a one night stay at this hotel. 7 people in 3 rooms alloted in the annex just a little further down the road from the main building. I have to say having read some dreadful reviews I was really worried. 1st impressions old and grubby from the outside. Bedroom small and very basic, but on...

1Thank Harvey180
Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 4 July 2013

superb location but the s was and is missing from hotel this is not a hotel but a hostel suitable for backpackers, there is no comfort here below basic. room keys reguarly handed out to non residents when other guests staying in rooms. how property is not stolen is beyond belief no hotel booking site should be recommending this place..they...

1Thank june g
Marazion, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2013 via mobile

I booked this hotel as it was the cheapest that came up when looking for somewhere. My son had an appointment at Great Ormand Street so we were only staying one night. I had read the reviews but thought it couldnt be that bad! The staff were friendly and helpful. We were on the 3rd floor, no lift! The toilet...

Thank boxyboxerdog
Reviewed 14 June 2013

this hotel is outrageous , Too bad I didn't check the reviews earlier. Dirty hall with foreign front desk people who didn't know a thing about anything. Small, dirty room, no shower... had to walk to another floor to wash myself, and cold water.. i don't understand why don't they close this place. It's actually dangerous. Location's the only plus.

4Thank Andy_kMoscow
Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I picked this hotel due to it's location and price. The booking procedure on booking.com was quick and simple. On arrival the receptionist was friendly enough and gave us directions to our room. I was surprised to find out it was back out the front door, turn left and 20 yards down the road. We were directed to The Annex....

3Thank ChrisMcG170
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2013

The best feature, with regard to this hotel, is by far its location. A few minutes’ walk from Tottenham Court Rd tube station and the busy Oxford Street as well as being just around the corner from the British Museum. Having paid £40 for a room I was not expecting much in the way of comfort if I’m honest and...

3Thank brianmefc
Reviewed 7 May 2013

I chose this hotel due to its location and value. Check-in was swift and staff friendly. There are no lifts, so I was offered a first floor room (originally would have been on the 2nd floor), so that was helpful. I wasn't expecting much (having found no positive reviews anywhere), but found the room to be clean, as well as...

1Thank Cressida

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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 throughout the week.
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Address: 36 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Free Breakfast
Price Range: RM304 - RM779 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 49
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“Ground floor rooms at the back are quieter given that it's on a busy main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Lotti106, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't expect very much then you won't be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles thomaslI7894NQ, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel - don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles 147nancyg, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Remember to close the curtains if you want privacy!!”
 of 5 bubbles JMarsha2uk, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to specify a room not facing the street. Bring your own toiletries”
 of 5 bubbles DaithiCK, 22 May 2016 | Read review
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