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“great location, great amenities”
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Endsleigh Court
Ranked #91 of 843 Speciality Lodging in London
Haifa, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“great location, great amenities”
Reviewed 18 May 2010

Because this is an apartment hotel, the minimum stay is a week but it's worth it since London needs at least a week to do it justice anyway. Located a couple of minutes walk from Euston Station, close to buses and train stations, there is nowhere in London that isn't easily accessible from this charming place. The British Museum and British Library are both just a few minutes walk. Pretty Tavistock Square is just half a block away on the same street.

The flat my daughter and I stayed in consisted of a large corner suite, full sized bathroom, bed/sitting room, fully equipped small kitchen and an entrance foyer. Furniture was basic IKEA but comfortable. Everything was clean, I appreciated the heated towel bars. Linens were changed once during our 9 day stay. It's not Claridges but it's very comfortable and the price is excellent for the area. There's a Waitrose supermarket is nearby Brunswick Square and there are several smaller mom and pop grocery stores even closer. The concierges are all pleasant but not terribly helpful as this isn't really a hotel. The Hilton Hotel right next door is a good source of tourist information. There are plenty of good restaurants (North Sea, Ravi Shankar) and cafes (Wot the Dickens, Alara, Planet Organic) nearby if you don't want to cook.

The wireless internet service we were told they have is very spotty, our only complaint.

Altogether an excellent choice.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 18 November 2009

I would just like to say what a brilliant stay i had at Endsleigh Court. The staff on the front desk was fantastic, the rooms where very nicely keep but the cleaning could off been better. the only down fall, was the staff in the office. if there were'nt smoking outside there were talking inside.

Θα ήθελα μόνο να πω ότι είναι μια λαμπρή i διαμονή είχε στη Endsleigh Δικαστήριο. Το προσωπικό για την υποδοχή ήταν φανταστική, τα δωμάτια όπου πολύ όμορφα, αλλά διατηρούν την καθαριότητα θα μπορούσε να ήταν καλύτερη στα ανοικτά. το μόνο πτώση κάτω, ήταν το προσωπικό στο γραφείο. εάν υπάρχει were'nt το κάπνισμα έξω εκεί μιλούσαν μέσα.

  • Stayed May 2009, travelled on business
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 15 July 2009

My husband and I stayed in a studio apartment at Endsleigh Court while doing research at the British Library. The location is absolutely terrific if you are particularly focused on Bloomsbury, whether the British Library, the British Museum, University College Hospital, various branches of the University of London, or places with Bloomsbury literary associations. You are also within a five-minute walk of three train stations: King's Cross, Euston, and St Pancras (the terminus for the Eurostar to Europe) as well as on several bus routes, and there are several nearby Underground Stations.

We specifically asked for a place up high and at the back, so as to escape the traffic noise. Our main room was light and airy and got a delicious breeze most of the time. An extra bonus was a view of the BT tower at night, which is fun to watch as its lights run through the color spectrum. The kitchenette was tiny and basic, but quite well equipped as to essentials: electic kettle, microwave, (minute) fridge, two burners, cutting board, several pots, collander, bread knife corkscrew, peeler. It's more than adequate for storing and fixing breakfast and picnic lunches, reheating carryout food, or fixing very basic suppers. The bathroom was fine except for the strange dimensions of the tub and its height off the floor, which would be very challenging to anyone with balance or mobility problems. We had an iron and ironing board, although we never used them.

The staff at the porter's desk was very friendly. There's an elevator with an entertainingly weird recorded voice that morosely announces your floor. TV reception was good, if the selection of channels was limited. The WiFi worked flawlessly. There are supermarkets fairly close by, as well as smaller shops, and a vast array of restaurants, pubs, and hotel bars. If you like to walk, Regent's Park is certainly reachable on foot, and in fact one day we walked all the way home from the South Bank without too much trouble.

Be aware that you have to ask to have your telephone activated at check-in and that outgoing calls are possible only by special arrangement. My only other slight reservation is that the garbage is collected, noisily and fairly early in the morning, by means of a special cupboard with access from the outside. I suppose you could ask to have this suspended if you wanted to sleep in: there are garbage and recycling bins just down the hall.

As to the neighborhood, I would say that it's absolutely safe during the daylight hours for a lone female. You might feel a little vulnerable walking alone after dark, but less because it's a threatening atmosphere than because there aren't too many people out on the side streets sometimes. The main roads are fine, I would say until well toward midnight. As always, you want to be somewhat on your guard around the train stations.

We would go back to Endsleigh Court in a heartbeat, and I hope we get the chance.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled on business
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Sewanee, TN
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Reviewed 28 June 2009

July 2007 was my most recent stay, but I have stayed at Endsleigh Court several times since 2002, usually to do research at the British Library (about 3 blocks away). It's not a hotel but a block of apartments. They require a one-week minimum stay, but it's a great alternative to pricey hotel rooms and cramped B&Bs. The studio apartments have a spacious bed/sitting room, full bath, TV, dining table/chairs, and a tiny kitchenette (not suitable for major cooking, but fine for making breakfast or heating leftovers). Maid service is weekly. Many good restaurants within walking distance, as are several tube and bus lines. The 24-hour front desk attendants are professional, courteous, and get to know you if you stay there a couple of times. I highly recommend it.

  • Stayed July 2007, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Endsleigh Court

Property: Endsleigh Court
Address: 24 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #91 of 843 Speciality Lodging in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 180
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A central London residential building with 180 flats, 85 of which are let short term with a minimum stay of 7 nights.Ranging from studios (sleeping up to 3) to a family suite which sleeps up to 8. ... more   less 
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Endsleigh Court Hotel London

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