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The Penn Club

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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

This is an excellent place to stay, very central , just two minutes walk from Russell Square tube station . The place itself is excellent , the rooms very adequate and the breakfast superb . I have been on a number of occasions now and have always enjoyed my stay . Perhaps one small comment , the service at breakfast...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2015

The Penn Club is very convenient for Bloomsbury - perfect for academics and tourists. Good tube stops and train stations near by. It's quiet and simple, but always friendly and pleasant. I've never had problems with the wifi. Only complaint I have is that sometimes in the summer, it can be stuffy as no air con. I always stay here...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

This is a reasonably priced hotel very conveniently located. It's not fancy but you feel clean and safe here. There are no TV s in the room but with so much to do in London, I didn't miss it. the breakfast was tasty with fresh fruit and an English breakfast. Only complaint was it was difficult to log on to...

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2Thank HI_Traveller_12
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Informed by Quaker values, the Penn Club was nearly perfect for us. All in all, a civilized experience. We aren't interested in luxury as a lifestyle, but we were grateful for the pleasures of hot water, tidiness, hairdryer, and a quiet atmosphere. The only detail I had to worked around was the strongly perfumed hand wash/soap. Our first floor room...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Wow, this is my second stay and I just loved it even more. It really felt like home after a long day out in London. This time I was there a week. I checked in a Friday afternoon and after I got settled in my room, I could hear the neighbors snoring through the walls!! I have earplugs with me...

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5Thank injerusalem
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2015

I stayed here for one night as a non-member while in London on business. The room was simple but had everything I needed and was excellent value for such a great location. The Club is just 5 minutes walk to the British Museum and the British Library, a short walk to the nearest tube, and within easy reach of Camden....

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Reviewed 17 February 2015

I have stayed at the Penn Club several times over a 9 year period and my stay there last weekend was great! It is scrupulously clean, quiet, lovely, safe, warm and pretty downstairs. My room was nice and the bathrooms fine! It is my home away from home. Thank you!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I emailed the Penn Club mid afternoon of Wed 11th Feb to see if they had a room for the night Had a reply back in 10mins saying yes. This was a nice place to stay in central London and on a fairly quiet side road. I was in room 40 which was a twin room and charged £77 for...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2015

'We seek to encourage community whilst respecting the individuals privacy' Perhaps this explains the affection and loyalty which regular visitors feel for the Penn Club. It is without doubt a special place, and one to which we choose to return whenever we are in London. It is well managed, spotless, comfortable, and quietly welcoming. We arrive and relax knowing that...

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2Thank portliberty
East Coast, U.S.
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I adore the Penn Club. I stayed for ten days in late September and have just made reservations to stay again in May. The location is amazing, particularly if you are visiting a student attending University in the Bloomsbury area, as I was. Several tube stations are in easy walking distance and there are plenty of nearby bus stops. I...

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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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Penn Club

Address: 21-23 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $142 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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The Penn Club Hotel London
Penn Hotel London
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#294 Business Hotel in London
#358 Family Hotel in London
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“The Penn Club is not equipped with air conditioning.”
 of 5 bubbles robertkI5651NT, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pick a low floor if stairs are an issue.”
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“Garden view is best”
 of 5 bubbles P8298PRtims, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room if that bothers you.”
 of 5 bubbles R0binsRule, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are basic, but garden view rooms are more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles CecilyBoomtrinket, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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