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    The Principal London

    1 - 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
    011 44 844 854 2910
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    Reviewed 25 March 2014

    Was there for an event on Thursday 20th March, had meetings afterwards in the bar (£4:50 for a cup of tea!) the cloakroom wanted to finish early so they had trouble finding my coat. Unfortunately during the process I put my phone down near the...More

    5  Thank hans O
    Reviewed 25 March 2014

    I'd read a few reviews a day prior to staying which weren't complimentary but I have to say they didn't match my experience. Easy to reach hotel from Euston Station and Russell Square tube. Beautiful stairs....... receptionists professional, booking in easy, Concierge helpful. I had...More

    Thank Hoylel
    Reviewed 24 March 2014

    We stayed 1 night in this hotel and were not disappointed, excellent décor within keeping of the building, clean / spacious rooms friendly staff and good breakfast - will certainly not hesitate to stay here again or recommend to others.

    Thank Manwithaview1
    Reviewed 24 March 2014

    Stayed here for 2 nights, first room was small so decided on an upgrade, gave us a suite, this was very nice, clean, bright and quiet., location was good, would stay again.bar was bit expensive, breakfast was excellent and staff spot on.

    1  Thank leelegend49
    Reviewed 22 March 2014

    I have stayed at this Hotel many times for the past 15 years. The character of the building, the renovations, close to the tranquility of Russell Square and the Tube Station are a real attraction for me. The silly thing is the huge surcharge for...More

    Thank martin1548
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • USD 302 - USD 693 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #284 Family Hotel in London
    • #302 Luxury Hotel in London
    • #345 Romantic Hotel in London
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 373
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    • Bloomsbury
    • Also Known As
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    Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
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    Despite an understandable popularity with students,
    tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
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    Nelderwoman
    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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