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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very shabby and run down with a very poor breakfast. Seems as if it's not been upgraded since the 1950s. But the chap running it was pleasant enough. Room very cramped, access to wash basin only by kneeling on the bed. Bathroom between floors and very decrepit. It really needs a complete renovation.

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Moss, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the Albany gave me a flashback to when my wife and I used to visit London before we could afford to stay at a hotel. It is called Albany hotel but it is more like a bed and breakfast. Having said that this is far from the worst place I have stayed at in London. The location is...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh dear Oh dear! Not what we expected and FAR too pricey as well. Good point they had our dog. Bad: decor bizarre and eccentric. Breakfast - one table crowded toast rations handed out and mini coffee portions; corn flakes already in bowls - hygiene!!!!!!!!!!!!! Room incredible like a cell. Much unloved in need of a facelift and other surgery!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for an overnight visit for a conference. The rooms are very basic and I know people always use "London prices" to justify high costs in London but I felt £139 for a night was excessive for a room that only had a shared bathroom. The owner was very friendly but I just feel that the place is very...

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is one of the most dirty, filthy, grotty, broken down, ramshackle hotels I have ever seen. The location is the only positive. I booked on a last minute Saturday evening panic and accepted that for 120£ it was a sh$thole for that reason only but when the bed broke underneath me (and I am by no means a heavy...

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Awful place, reminded me of a cheap run down bedsit in Southend on sea, but that's not the worse bit, we arrived on Saturday night a bit late in the evening, we got in the room and sat on the bed and the bed fell apart, wasn't able to be fixed, the manager had no idea and we had to...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I stopped in Albany Hotel with my mother for the night on a trip to London. Being from the north east we are not used to the hustle of busy cities. Albany Hotel is a great location away from all of that just off Tavistock place. Friendly environment and extremely comfortable rooms and a lovely dainty breakfast as if served...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent location in central London but sadly very dirty with shared bathroom between three other bedrooms and on different level. Hotel was also quite cold when we arrived so we had to ask the manager to put the heating on which he did . The net curtains were black and we don't think they were ever washed . The furniture...

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Derbyshire, UK
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Wram, drry and clean, no frills hotel that is one step up from a private room in a hostel but that is what you expect at this price in central London! A short walk from teh underground and bus stops. Fine for a night away on business.

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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: 34 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $90 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Albany Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Avoid the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles alanbC2797DK, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Are there any?”
 of 5 bubbles CCERB, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The beds are really good.”
 of 5 bubbles , 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“My only problem was that the central heating was on all night and there didn't seem to be a way to turn off the radiator, so I was too hot. But it was a very cold weekend, and I suspect most people would see this as an advantage!! ”
 of 5 bubbles CathyBenson, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Quiet at the back (eg no. 2). Best shower downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles wd50, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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