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The Principal London

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  • Excellent81%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic room, fantastic location and brilliant service. The staff is lovely and call you all the time by your name. Unfortunately we didn't stay long enough but we will definitively come bact. We loved the breakfast too!

Thank brun01190
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stylish Victorian building which was still being refurbished. Many of the public areas and Fitz’s bar were too dark, bordering on oppressive, for our liking but this may be a personal taste issue All staff encountered were extremely helpful and welcoming. The superior room was...More

Thank Ivor M M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Please PLEASE please turn off the endless background music that follows you from bar to corridor to coffee shop and is actually louder than just background noise. The main problem is it IS noise, poor quality 'house' style music with no character at all. In...More

4  Thank thequinceandme
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Principal London was previously the Hotel Russell which was a 4* hotel of great standing and a favourite of many. Now as the Principal, which has only been open for a month, it continues to fly the flag as one of the best hotels...More

1  Thank Paul L
Response from Paul W, General Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 2 days ago

Dear Paul L, Dear Paul L, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a fantastic feedback following your visit to The Principal London. I am delighted to hear your kind comments with regards to our service and the quality of our...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff are really great and helpful - they need to be. We telephoned a week before to check we could eat at the hotel, only to find on arrival that the restaurant was closed for VIP's only so we could not eat, we were...More

2  Thank Spence444
Response from Paul W, General Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 2 days ago

Dear Spence444 Thank you for your feedback. We were surprised to read that you were unaware that our restaurant Neptune had not commenced trading at the time of your stay with us or that our hotel is currently in its soft opening phase. We note...More

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Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
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Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
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Price range
US$255 - US$476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#187 Luxury Hotel in London
#342 Romantic Hotel in London
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$255 - US$476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#187 Luxury Hotel in London
#342 Romantic Hotel in London
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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"junior suite on a corner"
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"Rear of the hotel has quieter rooms, front of hotel for a view of Russell Square."
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"Get a room with a view"
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"Demand the largest room available at your price point, my Superior Room was way too small."
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