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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely little b&b very comfy beds, rooms are clean and tidy. Staff are very pleasant and friendly. Would highly recommend. There is always someone to let you in at night at whatever time. Great location a stone throw away from euston station and a small walk to oxford street. Nice little coffee shop under the b&b. Can not fault it.... More 

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed with a friend four nights in this hotel. It is cleaner than I initially expected. The showers/toilets are shared but this is not a big issue. The rooms are small but acceptable for the price.

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Stefangeyer, Owner at St. Athans Hotel, responded to this review

Just so you know for next time, we also have rooms with their own shower/toilet if that's important for you. More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Firstly, I will say I don't think this should be considered a hotel, as bathrooms and showers are shared. It is like a b&b, but no breakfast or it could also be like a backpackers without the shared rooms. Our room was fairly small but larger enough to fit a double bed, full size wardrobe, a set or draws with... More 

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

We were able to get a room on the first floor since we had to carry our bag, which is a good thing not be over going over many stairs with luggage. Wifi was working pretty well, beds are comfortable, but the bathrooms are pretty small, and the shower too, it looks like a cruise size.Rooms were clean, with no... More 

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I stayed in room 25 ( single with toilet) for three days. I could not get any sleep at all. My room is next to the public shower/bathroom and I could clearly hear noises up till 4:00 in the morning. The wall is super thin and the other guests were loud. Also, the hotel is very hot with no air.... More 

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Thank PeterMahalick
Stefangeyer, Owner at St. Athans Hotel, responded to this review

We're sorry you had such a bad experience staying with us, we've never had any complaints about that room before. Each room has it's own radiator with a thermostatic valve that let's you adjust the temperature as you wish, so I can only imagine that the room was so hot because you did not know this, or ask us about... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2016

St Athans was perfect for me. I was looking for a home base to recover from jet lag and do some work nearby. The staff was extremely welcoming, organized, and professional. My en suite room was bright and quiet. Comfortable bed, great breeze through the windows. The connected downstairs café was much appreciated: terrific coffee and breakfast. The location is... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The warm welcome we received, the quality of the service, the cleanliness of the rooms and bathrooms, the reasonable prices, all of which made this hotel a very nice place to stay. It's also very well located, and I would definitely recommend it.

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Columbus Ohio
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

I have experience with Bloomsbury B & B's going back to 1970. In fact, I had hoped to stay in the one I inhabited then this time, but it has closed, so I opted for St. Athans. I had not stayed there before. The price was right and I reserved on TripAdviser for two nights. Following TA's advice, I sent... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

When I reserved our room, the pictures were misleading. When I read 'shared bathroom' I expected either jack and jill bathrooms, or, at least, one to a floor! We were not aware that there were NO lifts. We had a room on the top floor; the floors were uneven and sloping; the stairs were extremely narrow and tight, the bed... More 

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Stefangeyer, Owner at St. Athans Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - for although it doesn't make good reading it does highlight to people some (those that haven't read our website) of the things to expect - other points are odd, so I'll go through them one at a time. All our shared bathrooms are unisex (meaning you have your own bathroom, not you have to share... More 

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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 throughout the week.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The St. Athans Hotel is a simple, clean, family-run bed & breakfast in the heart of London. A grade II listed Georgian terraced house, it retains many of its original features and is within walking distance of the British Museum, the University of London and the new British Library. It’s only a short bus ride away from the attractions of Madame Tussaud’s and London’s West End, with its many shops, theatres and famous night spots. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Athans Hotel

Address: 20 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9RE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range: RM351 - RM686 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — St. Athans Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“If you have mobility issues, ask for a ground-floor room; there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles BradJ92103, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are happy with the hustle & bustle a room at the front is great”
 of 5 bubbles Liz_Simon_Newport, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms that face away from the street, for a quiet night's sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles StellersEagle, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a single room in the rear; they exist!”
 of 5 bubbles XuXiakeColumbusOhio, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the floor with the bathroom. Make sure your room is NOT on the fourth floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Originalzaena, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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