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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I booked the Albany the night before a business trip as the Holiday Inn (Bloomsbury) had cancelled my booking without notifying me!!! (Side note: never book the Holiday Inn They were very unprofessional). The Albany is situated between King's Cross and Russel Sq. which was a perfect location for me, but it would also be extremely convenient for anyone staying...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 November 2016

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The hotel is nice, small, cute and staff welcoming. The place does have some atmosphere. Our room was small but not extremely, convenient enough for two nights. You can see interior is generally worn out but well maintained. Would stay again for a short-term stay with no doubts.

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A correct place to sleep,clean and good situated.A tipical bed and breaklfast house Personal very kind.We went 5 people, family,but dispite we only spent a night,for us was perfect! well connected with buses and tube and the prize very good.

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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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Additional Information about Albany Hotel

Address: 34 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $114 - $215 (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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“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
“Rotate the mattresses frequently so they don't slope to one side. Cooked breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles O7304XNianm, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“single beds were really small, my dad almost fell off for one sec =.=”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleO499, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
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