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Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2012

My rating is based upon the service we received, cleanliness and value for money... Upon arrival the staff were amazing, really accommodating, friendly and helpful, even the cleaners went out of their way (we turned up early of check in). The St Athans is perfect if you need a base not too far from Kings Cross or St Pancras. While...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2012

Walking distance to several underground station, Russell Square is the BEST! KingsCross if you'll take Eurostar... Supermarket on next block. Surrounding area is safe & convenient. Price is OK for such an expensive city. Little narrow stairs to climb with your LUGGAGE! Service (elder gentleman) was not so nice... No fresh towel available for each day (change if you ask).

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Lausanne
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Good price considering the very good location. Staff is very friendly and the rooms are clean. Wifi available. Otherwise furnitures, bed and carpets are very very old. Walls are paperthin. Overall an ok experience for a week-end.

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Tallinn
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We picked this hotel based on good reviews in Trip Advisor. It was possible to choose between en suite bedrooms and shared bathrooms. The first room (double) was really tiny but then we moved to another room (a double and a single bed) and it was much more spacious. Since accomodation is expensive in London, i could say it was...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2012

This was my second single night stay at St Athans (the previous being in October 2010) and there are some improvements. They now have card key locks rather than the flimsy keys they had last time. It makes the whole place feel more secure. Last time I was in a single room (£45 inc breakfast) and this time a double...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Very nice place in a great centrally located neighbourhood: Bloomsbury, where eateries, shops, pubs, Brunswick Centre, the British Museum etc. are all nearby as are the tube stations Russell Square and St. Pancras. We loved staying at St. Athans. The staff is really friendly, the room we had was spotlessly clean, the beds were good and there was a small...

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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Bathrooms had to be shared. The room itself was decent. Although there were hairs in the soap. The location was nice though. Close to the Russell Square tube station. Easy access to a hop-on-hop-off bus tours.

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Lacey, WA
Reviewed 29 May 2012

This is a great hotel because of its location. It is about 2-3 blocks from the Russell Square underground station and is about 5 minutes from downtown London. This hotel is spartan in its amenities. The room was just big enough to fit the bed in and had a small sink in the room. The toilet and shower were outside...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2012

I stayed here for one night because it was really close to St Pancras station and I had a very early train (to Paris!) the next morning. I arrived at the same time as 20 American teenage school children arrived and was a bit concerned that they would be really really noisy. But, I ended up having a really good...

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 May 2012

This place was incredibly overpriced, we paid 118 pounds for two nights and I'd say it was worth half of that. The small double bed rolled about on the slanted floor every time my husband and I moved on it. The blankets, like another reviewer said, were shabby-like something out of world war II barracks. There were traces of hair...

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

Thanks for your review, even though it wasn't positive. We try and do what we can to make the hotel a pleasant place to stay in but having external feedback helps us hone in on what guests consider important. On a couple of the points that we can't change: none of the hotels in Georgian Terrace houses in this area...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

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Address: 20 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9RE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range: $106 - $202 (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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