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    The Principal London

    1 - 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed here while many renovations were taking place. Our room was dark and very worn, but the hotel was conveniently located near the Tube and within walking distance of the British museum. Afternoon tea was enjoyable, have the champagne! I would stay again if...More

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    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    I stayed at the Russell in July 2015. My review is a bit late. I absolutely loved my stay. The suite I had was large and comfy. I had more than enough room for luggage, to do work and relax. The staff were very professional...More

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    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    We had a great stay at Hotel Russell. It was perfectly located and our room was large and comfortable. We even had a good view of Bloomsbury. The staff were polite and helpful. The breakfast was good, a very British breakfast. The tube is just...More

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    Reviewed 1 January 2017

    Drinks Only - If your every passing pop inside and turn right for the bar..a lovley area for drinks with all the history seeping into the seeting and original furniture The hall is not bad either take you back to a few centuries

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    Reviewed 29 December 2016

    It is on the expensive side. Very beautiful inside and a great location by the British Museum. Easy to get to the Metro and buses. The Breakfast is nice and a lot to choice from. Worth staying here. I would stay here again.

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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • USD 257 - USD 636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #285 Family Hotel in London
    • #297 Luxury Hotel in London
    • #346 Romantic Hotel in London
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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
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    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
    17 June 2016|
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    Response from Christine N | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know!?
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    houstonmom72
    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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