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The Bloomsbury

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always love walking into the Bloomsbury...the doors open and you leave the hustle and bustle of stations and busy streets behind. The whole ambiance of the reception welcomes you...the mood lighting and the wonderful smell of the Bloomsbury signature candle...not to mention extremely friendly, efficient staff. A hot towel is presented at reception...this is the start of the calming...

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited this hotel as part of a champagne tasting event which was held in one of the function rooms. The staff were very helpful and friendly, the hotel it Self is really nice with a nice bar area, not sure how much it is to stay here but don't think it's cheap but certainly a beautiful building to stay...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I'm so sorry I haven't been able to write this sooner. We stayed at The Bloomsbury on the 25/11 and I just wanted to say how absolutely fantastic it was. From Gabriella on check in at reception, our beautiful room, dinner on Dalloway Terrace, breakfast(which was delicious and the continental selection looked amazing and fresh), to Zaira on check out....

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have to say really enjoyed my experience of the Bloomsberry. Took my girlfriend for an overnight stay to visit the Dominion Theatre and overall it was a very positive experience. Room was a little small but perhaps that's normal for central London. Only downside for me was the price of drinks in the Terrace Bar which were exorbitant! Mind you...

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to London for the weekend with friends . Stayed here lots of times . Lovely hotel in the heart of London with great staff . Breakfast is freshly made and always great . Nice atmosphere and beautiful decor .

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Camille B, Guest Relations Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear Sarachis, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Bloomsbury and for being a regular guest of our hotel. It is always a great pleasure to read such a nice comment and I will make sure to pass on your feedback to the team to continue encouraging them delivering outstanding customer service. Our location is...

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited the Bloomsbury on a number of occasions to stay, for a business conference, for dinner in their restaurant and last Friday for lunch in the Dalloway Terrace. A common theme joins them all and it is the high level of comfort standards linked to first class personal service making a visit a great experience whatever the reason...

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Camille B, Guest Relations Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear Michael H, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on the Tripadvisor Community and for being a regular guest of our hotel. I am thrilled to read that whenever you visit our hotel whether it is for business or for diner, you always have a great experience and that our staff delivered a high standard customer...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Social spaces not five star quality and lacks a more private drinks lounge but staff very attentive. Room fine overall but competition in this price range is strong. Ideal for Shaftesbury and New London theatres.

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Julia F, Guest Relations Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear John C, Thank you very much for staying at and reviewing The Bloomsbury. I personally do hope you will be joining us again in the future. Our hotel is indeed ideally located for most West End theatres, the closest being the Dominion Theatre and the Shaftesbury Theatre. The Bloomsbury currently has two different areas available for guests to enjoy...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow! Our second visit to this lovely hotel! It did not disappoint, from the beautiful Christmas tree in the lobby to the finer details like the petals placed on my bed, this hotel is by far the best we have stayed at in London. The breakfast is wonderful and the cocktails in the bar are also a must! We enjoyed...

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Camille B, Public Relations Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear Melissa M, Thank you very much for your kind words and for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor Community. I am thrilled that we had the opportunity to welcome you for your 22nd Birthday, and that you had an amazing experience with us. We take great pride in delivering outstanding customer service, therefore, I am...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just came back from a 5 nights vacation in London. This is my 3rd time at this lovely hotel and there are not enough words to describe my satisfaction. It was my daughter's 18th birthday and Ms. Julia from CS made sure that a cake with a welcoming card would be at our room upon arrival. The location of the...

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Sebastian A, Guest Relations Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear Yonit, On behalf of the entire Bloomsbury team, thank you very much for your kind review! I will pass your thanks on to Julia who will be delighted that you enjoyed your visit and daughters 18th birthday. Do you have any recommendations as to what we can do to further improve the experiences of our guests? I would be...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hi I came for a college trip today to the Bloomsbury hotel we had a look round and had lunch the room are good size nice an cozy they are friendly and welcoming bunch of staff the food was excellent I couldn't ask for anything better that was the best food I have ever tasted that for the experience and...

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Sebastian A, Guest Relations Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review

Dear Courtney, Thank you very much for sharing your Bloomsbury experience with us! We are all very excited that you are considering returning to our property and please do let me know if there is anything I may do ( for you or your friends ) in order to assist you in the future. My Email address is Sebastian_Annandale@doylecollection.com Warm...

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Staying in Bloomsbury

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bloomsbury provides tradition through the design of revered architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, and is nestled in the heart of bustling Bloomsbury, itself steeped in literary and architectural history. The hotel is moments from London highlights The British Museum, Oxford Street, Theatreland, Soho and Covent Garden. The 153 contemporary guest rooms and suites are bright, spacious and located over 8 floors overlooking the neighbouring streets and rooftops or onto the quiet central courtyard. Our generous corner suites offer residential style living spaces and are equipped with every convenience for the perfect stay including Nespresso coffee machines, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, marble ensuite bathrooms with Victorian roll top baths and heated floors, flat-screen TVs and luxurious Aromatherapy Associates bathroom products. Bloomsbury Club Bar & Dining Room offers delicious, locally sourced cuisine. Relax with a drink on Dalloway Terrace or savour the quintessential Bloomsbury Afternoon Tea in Dalloway lounge and feel a brief respite from the pulse of 21st century London just outside the door. Dalloway Terrace Breakfast: 7am-10.30am Monday-Friday Breakfast: 7am-11.00am Saturday-Sunday All Day Dining Menu: 10.30am-10.30pm Monday-Friday Brunch 11.00am-4.00pm Saturday-Sunday All Day Dining Menu 4pm-10.30pm Saturday-Sunday ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bloomsbury

Address: 16 - 22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: £156 - £285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bloomsbury 4*
Number of rooms: 153
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Bloomsbury Hotel London
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#16 Green Hotel in London
#39 Family Hotel in London
#41 Romantic Hotel in London
#47 Business Hotel in London
#52 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Ask for a room facing the street. We had a superior twin # 524 and we loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles Yonit_Harel, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The road is quiet I would pick a room on the road side rather than the rear/inner rooms where the fan noise can disturb”
 of 5 bubbles CarolBartlett, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great atmosphere”
 of 5 bubbles zsazsalyon, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very little road noise”
 of 5 bubbles jpmonte, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor (8th) rooms have roof light windows, so limited views but light & quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 330ashley, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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