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Ridgemount Hotel

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2010

I chose the Ridgemount Hotel on the strength of Tripadvisor reviews; and I wasn't disappointed. It's a great, traditional guest-house serving bed and breakfast. The family which owns the Ridgemount are particularly helpful and willing to offer kind words of advice. I had booked the hotel for four nights and was allocated Room 18, which is really convenient on the...

3Thank Tim B
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2010

The Ridgemount Hotel is a small family run hotel (same family for over 40 years) with lots of character and charm. Staff were all warm and friendly and provided high level of service. The owners, Mr & Mrs Rees, were both very friendly and very helpful in providing advice and suggestions when planning outings and how to get there. We...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 10 January 2010

Fantastic location, reasonable price, and helpful staff made London the favorite stop during our European trek. Mr. Rees, his family, and staff could not have been more helpful. We stayed in the hotel the nights of Christmas eve and Christmas. What a wonderful surprise when Mrs. Rees came to our room on Christmas eve with several presents and treats! It...

Thank DSlab
Reviewed 4 January 2010

The hotel has a perfect location in Bloomsbury, you can walk to the city centre (Piccadilly, Covent Garden, Oxford street, ...). The owners are very kind and friendly and can give you advice about bus, tube and much more. Breakfast is good, but not buffet. Our room was small - good for us who spent 3 nights without luggage -...

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Forlimpopoli, Italy
Reviewed 24 December 2009

I just returned home today from the Ridgemount hotel and I'm happy with it. I had booked a single room with shared facilities, £43 per night (for Christmas). The hotel is rather easy to find, just print out the map on the "location" page of their website and that is just enough to reach there. One of the biggest advantages...

4Thank meryjune
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 17 December 2009

Stayed at the Ridgemount during the week of Thanksgiving. It's located about 3 blocks from the Goodge tube stop. Note that this tube stop has lots of stairs if you have lots of luggage. If you are tubing in from Heathrow, you might want to take the line to the Russell Square stop, a little further, where I was told...

2Thank Tump01
United States
Reviewed 16 December 2009

On arrival the late middle aged owner and I had a disagreement over the deposit paid for by a colleague; we arrived before the colleague and the hotel owner exploded in a furious temper when I told him I was only staying one night; the colleague was staying two nights in a separate room; my companion and I in our...

7Thank frank_peanuts
Reviewed 11 December 2009

Stayed 2 nights and would say the pros: Cheap Clean Good location Friendly staff Free web in lounge However, the cons: Rooms are tiny Well outdated – furnishing, carpeting, bathroom etc Noisy even at the back of hotel from other occupants and people coming up/down stairs – could even hear the person going to the toilet in the room above!...

1Thank lonelytraveller12
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 10 December 2009

I booked the hotel on the basis of glowing Tripadvisor reviews which on reflection may for once have been a little rose tinted! The hotel is perfectly situated close to 3 tube stations and 10 or 15 minutes from just about any attraction you care to mention. It is also very cheap, I paid £55 for a midweek night including...

1Thank distantecho
Reviewed 6 December 2009

While I can't say enough good things about the staff here (and they were very accommodating), the only reason to choose this hotel is its location. It's only a few blocks from the British Museum and three or four blocks to the Euston station. Other than that, this place is wretched. The establishment is run-down and worn; the rooms are...

1Thank SaturnGirlWisconsin

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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 Ridgemount Hotel

Address: 65 - 67 Gower Street, London WC1E 6HJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: €85 - €198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ridgemount Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Ridgemount Hotel London
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#44 Best Value Hotel in London
#186 Family Hotel in London
#214 Business Hotel in London
#252 Romantic Hotel in London
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Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States
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“Small double room at the back is quiet and has a nice view of garden, but you will smell the food in the kitchen!”
 of 5 bubbles ElstonDublin, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from street are more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 897garrye, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the front can be noisier with traffic on Gower Street”
 of 5 bubbles Domer90mom, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the mainroad are noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles KHGF6543, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“request lower floor if you don't like stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles ETROKER, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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