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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is well located near a tube station opposite Tavistock park. British museum is close by. The rooms are clean with 2 single beds. Bathrooms are clean and functional with good water pressure for the shower. Front desk staff are not that friendly and appear to come from all over the world. Lifts are slow. The breakfast is worth...

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Handforth
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I'm unsure about this hotel as I like a big bed and only got a single bed. There were marks on the bed sheets and there was no duvet but still OK for a sleep. The bathroom was good as had a bath and a shower. The decor is quite dated and the staff were helpful. I think the breakfast...

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at the Tavistok hotel for 5 nights. There were 12 of us I would not recommend this hotel. First impressions terrible. Staff at the front desk are ignorant need some customer service training. The rooms are the worst I have ever stayed in. Beds squeaked felt damp and cold Windows filthy Smallest tv I have seen in a hotel...

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ImperialLondonHotels, Manager at Tavistock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at our Tavistock Hotel. We are sorry to learn that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us. The Reception staff concerned are long standing members of the team and assure us that they were trying to explain that your booking was for a twin room and all our...

Sheffield
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed at the Tavistock before and have written two other reviews but would like to add this one. It's a great location - Russell Square - and the room is quite large for a single. There's a comfortable armchair rather than a stool to sit on, the beds are comfortable and even though the radiator was off, the heating...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel location is 5 min walk to Euston and 5 mins walk to Russell Sq. underground too. Very pleasant and attentive reception and porter desk personnel, dining room were less so. Hotel is clean and tidy. Rooms are bog-standard. We were lucky and had a room with a view over Tavistock Square which was nice. There was enough wardrobe...

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Beeston, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel on arrival looked nice and clean but there was a very strong smell of curry. Reception staff was very nice and helpful. Our room on the 6th floor was very warm and we had the window open all day and night. There was no way we could turn the radiator down. The beds were very comfortable with mattress...

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scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to give a fair review to budget hotels in London, because the standard is lower than you would expect were you to pay the same rates elsewhere in the UK. On the plus side, the Tavistock is central, situated in a lovely art deco building that overlooks Tavistock Square Gardens and is scrupulously clean. There is very little...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my fourth visit to the hotel. They have definitely improved room is spacious n tidy....n daily cleaning. Another improvement is Wi-Fi in room. They also offer possibility to make tea and coffee in room. The heating was good however I kept the window open all the time to keep the room temperature nice. The breakfast is same since...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely clean hotel not far from Kings Cross/Euston Station.....excellent value for money with buffet style breakfast included...... quick efficient check, room well equipped.... would not hesitate to stay here again

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked this hotel for its location near to Euston Station and also around the corner from nearest tube station, Russell Square. We had a twin room with own bathroom with bath and shower and separate toilet. No hot water from the sink when we first arrived, in fact the tap was very loose, but reported this on our way out...

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Jacques Wine Bar
Jacques Wine Bar
Cuisines: British, Bar, Wine Bar
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tavistock overlooks one of Bloomsbury's prettiest garden squares. The Tavistock has a stylish Art Deco entrance, welcoming you to this popular, friendly hotel. Guests may enjoy dining on the sun terrace of Jacques Wine Bar, with its extensive wine list. Or indeed, relaxing with a pint of guest ale in the Tav Bar within the 1930s style ground floor. The Tavistock is perfectly located for the health club and American style bowling alley as well as the exciting sites of the capital. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tavistock Hotel

Address: Tavistock Square | Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9EU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $118 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tavistock Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 395
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Tavistock Hotel London
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“Get a room high up with a view of the park”
 of 5 bubbles chillier455, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a view overlooking the little park in Russell Square.”
 of 5 bubbles TanithPanic, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“request a quiet room over looking the square, ideally floor 5”
 of 5 bubbles E4061GLangelas, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Fifth floor seemed quite quiet. Rear rooms have A/C noise & no view - request a room on the front for a view of the park.”
  • Room 549 bathroom with combination bath and shower
  • View from room 549
  • Room 549 wardrobe
  • Three layers of sheets on bed
  • Room 549 entrance
  • Dishwasher marks on glasses in bathroom
  • Room 549 beds
 of 5 bubbles markhL25MP, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Back of the building might be better; a number of emergency sirens through the night and cars revving engines at the traffic lights.”
 of 5 bubbles gillianm830, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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