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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for a weekend in London, and booked a few nights here really because of the price and location. A few tube stations away from the big sites is definitively the selling point. I agree with other reviews that it is a bit basic, and I was disappointed with the cornflakes for breakfast. Overall we will be coming...

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived Tuesday 5 pm, not expecting the Ritz but a cheap comfortable B&B, flip flop Fred opened the door first thing asked was how was I paying, CC of course, I almost expected a surcharge! Initial impressions after easing through a pile of split rubbish bags on the street was not the best, (see photo). Told me where room was...

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the hotel in the afternoon, the manager greeted us by the door, very welcoming, I asked to see the room before payment, which he didn't mind. We had booked a family room, which was small (not enough room to swing a cat) & very basic, but for the price for 3 of us in the location was great....

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very shabby and run down with a very poor breakfast. Seems as if it's not been upgraded since the 1950s. But the chap running it was pleasant enough. Room very cramped, access to wash basin only by kneeling on the bed. Bathroom between floors and very decrepit. It really needs a complete renovation.

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Moss, Norway
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Staying at the Albany gave me a flashback to when my wife and I used to visit London before we could afford to stay at a hotel. It is called Albany hotel but it is more like a bed and breakfast. Having said that this is far from the worst place I have stayed at in London. The location is...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Oh dear Oh dear! Not what we expected and FAR too pricey as well. Good point they had our dog. Bad: decor bizarre and eccentric. Breakfast - one table crowded toast rations handed out and mini coffee portions; corn flakes already in bowls - hygiene!!!!!!!!!!!!! Room incredible like a cell. Much unloved in need of a facelift and other surgery!

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for an overnight visit for a conference. The rooms are very basic and I know people always use "London prices" to justify high costs in London but I felt £139 for a night was excessive for a room that only had a shared bathroom. The owner was very friendly but I just feel that the place is very...

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is one of the most dirty, filthy, grotty, broken down, ramshackle hotels I have ever seen. The location is the only positive. I booked on a last minute Saturday evening panic and accepted that for 120£ it was a sh$thole for that reason only but when the bed broke underneath me (and I am by no means a heavy...

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Awful place, reminded me of a cheap run down bedsit in Southend on sea, but that's not the worse bit, we arrived on Saturday night a bit late in the evening, we got in the room and sat on the bed and the bed fell apart, wasn't able to be fixed, the manager had no idea and we had to...

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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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Additional Information about Albany Hotel

Address: 34 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: €64 - €141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Albany Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Avoid the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles alanbC2797DK, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Are there any?”
 of 5 bubbles CCERB, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The beds are really good.”
 of 5 bubbles , 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“My only problem was that the central heating was on all night and there didn't seem to be a way to turn off the radiator, so I was too hot. But it was a very cold weekend, and I suspect most people would see this as an advantage!! ”
 of 5 bubbles CathyBenson, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Quiet at the back (eg no. 2). Best shower downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles wd50, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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