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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stayed December 2016, good cheap hotel, good staff, especially Ricardo. cafe downstairs is also really good. sheets get changed. good location, friendly atmosphere of people who are people and know things

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Coffs Harbour
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my third visit to St Athans. The charm of this accommodation is that it is privately owned with competent staff, and the locked front door is supervised 24/7. It is very central within walking distance to Russell Square Underground, Kings Cross and St Pancras Station. The area seems safe to walk in, there is a shopping centre within...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been staying at the St Athans since January 1979, so I've got a sentimental bias, but it's been my go-to place ever since. The basic rooms are exactly that: bed(s), basin, and an armoire but no table or chairs; lav and showers are a half-flight up/downstairs. There's no lift and the floors creak, but it's clean and in a...

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just about any hotel or b&b nowadays has a kettle and TV in the rooms, sadly when I stayed two nights recently my room had neither. I don't want to hear the excuse that there is a cafe downstairs. Why should a person have to leave there room and pay for a coffee or tea on top of what they...

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Stefangeyer, Owner at St. Athans Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - for although it doesn't make great reading for us to hear that you would have preferred more in your room, it does let guests know about the simplicity of our hotel. Our aim is to provide friendly, clean & simple accommodation in central London - so in order to keep our prices down we don't...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bathrooms were acceptable and the room was quite charming. The location is perfect. The room was tidied daily as well as the bathroom (you can't expect too much from it as it was shared, though). Recommended.

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Enjoyed our stay here. It was terrifically located for St Pancras Station and wasn't too hard to reach from Heathrow either. Our room was reasonably sized (although the bathroom was very small). Room was kept neat and tidy and you could get a good breakfast and coffee downstairs at Bloomsbury Coffee House (10% off for guests).

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Newport
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I stayed here as I was attending a course near by on a low budget. The hotel was really easy to find and close to Kings Cross. I got in around 9pm, travelling by myself and had no issues in the area. The welcome was friendly and relaxed, love the wifi available. The room was small as expected but had...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at St Athans for one night last week I honestly could not fault it! I booked originally because of the location about 20 minutes walk from the West End (we didn't actually end up waking because we were feeling lazy, but it was quick and easy to get there on the tube from Russell Square station) as we...

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Arad, Romania
Reviewed 3 October 2016

For the price we paid the conditions were very good considering that also the location is good, near the metro and near the train station. Room was very small and basic but very clean, bathroom also clean. Staff was very helpful and friendly.

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Staying on business might not be the best way to experience this hotel, if you are on holiday in London and looking for a quirky English b+b style hotel I would say go for it, but when you are working away, having en-suites as apposed to shared bathrooms really would be preferable. The room itself was clean although had Mis-matched...

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Stefangeyer, Owner at St. Athans Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, which although you only gave us 3 stars explained quite well what we are like - although one correction, we do have ensuite rooms. The St. Athans Hotel is situated in a 200 year old Georgian Terrace townhouse - therefore many of the upper floors aren't level and there are many stairs - if you mobility...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The St. Athans Hotel is a simple, clean, family-run bed & breakfast in the heart of London. A grade II listed Georgian terraced house, it retains many of its original features and is within walking distance of the British Museum, the University of London and the new British Library. It’s only a short bus ride away from the attractions of Madame Tussaud’s and London’s West End, with its many shops, theatres and famous night spots. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Athans Hotel

Address: 20 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9RE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range: $106 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — St. Athans Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“There are no lifts or porters so if you have a large heavy suitcase - unless your strong - stay on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles RobbyOz, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you have mobility issues, ask for a ground-floor room; there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles BradJ92103, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are happy with the hustle & bustle a room at the front is great”
 of 5 bubbles Liz_Simon_Newport, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms that face away from the street, for a quiet night's sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles StellersEagle, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a single room in the rear; they exist!”
 of 5 bubbles XuXiakeColumbusOhio, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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