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Smart Russell Square Hostel

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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good16%
  • Average33%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible27%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Rooms were more cramped than expected. Facilities were adequate. And for what I paid, it's what I would expect, maybe better. Well located close to the tube network, and you could still walk to local attractions easily too. If travelling to London on a budget....More

2  Thank jason r
Reviewed 23 December 2013

One of the worst hostels I stayed at during a 3.5 month trip. Staff were very unwelcoming on check in and there is no fun atmosphere at all (see the list of stern terms and conditions you have to agree to at check in). This...More

1  Thank Belinda R
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I read all reviews Before arriving. I have seen à lot of hostels in my life, never seen such à thing. All reviews are true. The dorms of 15 were so small, couldnt walk, beds are to small About 1,75m. Further, 2 people were vomiting...More

1  Thank Pauulin
Reviewed 6 November 2013

In all my 15 years of backpack travel experience I have never seen such a bad example of hospitality. For my study: recreation business management, (so I study this kind of businesses) I had to do a 5 day field research in London along with...More

2  Thank XINX8
Reviewed 24 October 2013

This is by far the worst, most disgusting place I've ever stayed in. It was cheap but definitely not worth it. I was stuck in a room with NINE beds all squashed in (it was a tiny room), three on top of each other. There...More

3  Thank Marie F
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$18 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$18 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (142)
Room & Suite (120)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Nearby
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
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Igor S
9 February 2017|
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Response from Gordon B | Reviewed this property |
there is enough space to accommodate 4 people in these rooms as most of the space is taken up with the two sets of bunk beds. I was in a 6 bed room at the weekend and it also had a toilet and shower included
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Alex Leong J
12 August 2016|
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Response from Rob C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes there are lockers in the rooms but you have to pay extra for one.
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dokjoseph
27 March 2016|
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Response from ameliya20 | Reviewed this property |
1.They do have a big one although it is often full & make sure you tag your things. 2. Didn't use the kitchen tools but I saw people cooking nice meals so you should be fine.
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