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The Bloomsbury
Ranked #57 of 1,063 Hotels in London
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“Excellent indeed!”
Reviewed 10 March 2014

My wife and I stayed over friday and saturday nights recently. From check-in to departure our whole experience was absolutely great. All of the staff, without exception, are welcoming, friendly, professional and helpful. We had the full breakfast menu and the choice of cooked plates was very good for variety and quality. Between us over the two days we had the flu english, eggs Benedict and the Japanese breakfast. All were well prepared with good quality ingredients. As is usual for London the hotel drinks were pricey but there is a wide choice, again of quality. We didn't eat from the restaurant or bar evening menus but they looked good.
Our room was one of their superior doubles on a side wall. It was spacious and comfortable with good facilities, including a nespresso machine, and was totally silent - no street noise, no neighbour noise. Perfect!. One small issue we had with the design of the bathroom tap was that you can't get the small kettle under the tap to fill it with water for a cup of tea! We had a complimentary water as well as a fridge of other soft drinks.
Overall a lovely, fine quality stay. We had a great weekend enhanced by our stay here.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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DanielHealey, Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review, 26 March 2014
Dear MsSane

Thank you very much for your review. I am delighted you had such a good experience, your comfort and enjoyment was very important to us.

I appreciate your comments about breakfast and also thank you for the very helpful information in regards to the kettle.

I very much hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to The Bloomsbury London in the near future.

Best Regards

Daniel Healey
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

Check in was very quick and efficient, staff all had a smile and were very helpful. The location is very hard to beat, as everything was within walking distance. Furnished to a high standard and well maintained. Would definitely recommend this hotel. Looking forward to my next visit.

Room Tip: We booked a standard double, we're very pleased with what we got. Never had any problems at all.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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DanielHealey, Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear JacquiAlicante,

Thank you very much for your kind comments. I am delighted you enjoyed the capital so much, and our location really is in the thick of the action.

We very much look forward to welcoming you back to The Bloomsbury London.

With best wishes

Daniel Healey
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

Great location, beautiful building, lovely interiors, spotlessly clean. Staff all very mannerly, friendly and helpful. Leon, who runs the bar, is magnificent. Fabulous location for all central activities and attractions. TCR tube is 2 mins walk around the corner. Could not fault it and will definitely be booking again for my next visit to London. Thanks Blommsbury!

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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DanielHealey, Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear sjdon

It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your experience at The Bloomsbury London, moreover it is very pleasing that you will return to the hotel!

Thank you again for your feedback and I do hope to welcome you back again in the near future.

I was thrilled to be able to recognize Leon personally,

Kind Regards

Daniel Healey
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 March 2014

I was very pleased with this hotel, I stayed in a deluxe room for my birthday and it was a very nice size and they even gave me a birthday cake and A free cocktail at the bar for my birthday very nice gesture, very nice staff, very friendly, breakfast service was a little slow though but apart from that beautiful hotel and lovely staff so helpful, lovely stay very much enjoyed it

  • Stayed March 2014
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Reviewed 9 March 2014

Lovely hotel in a very good location for all the city attractions and theatres.
All the staff provided excellent customer service and a friendly approach which was really appreciated. Hotel amenities were first class and our superior room was well furnished, presented excellently and maintained well throughout our stay. Thanks to everyone for a super stay

Room Tip: Our 6th floor superior room was excellent and offered every comfort and was very quite. Good quality...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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DanielHealey, Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear CPaulC35

Thank you for your kind comments. It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed the hotel amenities and the quality of the furnishings.

Thank you again for your feedback and I do hope to welcome you back again in the near future.

Kind Regards,

Daniel Healey
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Reviewed 8 March 2014

For a large hotel, it had a very friendly and warm feel to the public areas. It was extremely well maintained and great attention had been paid to outlooks from windows into internal spaces ensuring that these were pleasant.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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DanielHealey, Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear Marcio B

Thank you so much for your kind review. It is wonderful to know that you appreciated the condition of the hotel and our internal spaces.

Thank you again for your feedback and I do hope to welcome you back again in the near future.

Kind Regards

Daniel Healey
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

Great hotel booked it through another agent, hotel plus /show.
Was pleasantly surprised hotel was above all expectations great location close to amenities lovely and cosy.
Mario the door man GREAT guy a+++++

  • Stayed February 2014
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DanielHealey, Manager at The Bloomsbury, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Dear marksparks

Thank you so much for your A* review!

Further to your comments, I was thrilled to be able to recognize Mario personally.

Thank you again for your feedback and I do hope to welcome you back again in the near future.

Kind Regards

Daniel Healey
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Property: The Bloomsbury
Address: 16 - 22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 Green Hotel in London
#39 Family Hotel in London
#41 Romantic Hotel in London
#47 Business Hotel in London
#55 Luxury Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bloomsbury 4*
Number of rooms: 153
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 
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