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    The Principal London

    1 - 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
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          Overview
          • Excellent24%
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          Reviewed 12 April 2014

          I have always wanted to stay at this hotel and perhaps I had hyped it up in my own mind and thats the reason I was disappointed. Helpful receptionist - allowed us to check in early Room was clean and nicely furnished although a bit...More

          Thank Renee B
          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 15 April 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn that you were disappointed with certain aspects of your stay with us. I am pleased that our Receptionist was able to provide you with an early check in as we do understand that...More

          Reviewed 11 April 2014

          Stayed here as my usual London hotel was fully booked and I was initially worried about the noise from the surrounding area, but after asking for a quiet room was pleasantly surprised at how quiet it was. The hotel is old fashioned but nice. The...More

          Thank sutie76
          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 15 April 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you had a lovely, quite stay with us at Hotel Russell. We endeavour to assist all of our guest with their preferences and I am happy that we were able to accommodate your request....More

          Reviewed 10 April 2014

          I stayed two nights in this very conveniently located hotel. Clean room (despite small), free Internet (despite for limited time). However, in just two nights I experienced 4 significant problems: - wrong spelling of my name on the invoice (with time lost to correct the...More

          4  Thank HHH777M
          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 15 April 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am disappointed to learn that you were unhappy with certain aspects of your stay with us. I do apologise that your name was spelt incorrectly and I am pleased that this can be changed within a moment...More

          Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

          Lovely traditional London hotel opposite Russell square. Excellent finish to rooms - plush opulent surroundings and the epitome of first class service - polite courteous well mannered staff. The best salad I have ever had for room service :-) Only downside - noisy as its...More

          Thank Opulence
          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 15 April 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Hotel Russell. We are extremely proud of our rich heritage and have ensured that the grandeur of our Hotel has been well maintained over the years. We...More

          Reviewed 9 April 2014

          Our room at the Hotel Russel in London was exceptional. Very good sized room and excellent bathroom, great view over the park and a very comfortable bed. Great bar and the late night bar menu was very helpful post-theater. 2 minutes from Russel Square tube...More

          Thank Jonathon R
          Response from Bart L, Manager at The Principal LondonResponded 15 April 2014

          Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had a lovely stay with us at Hotel Russell. We pride ourselves on our high standards and we are so pleased that you found your room exceptional. We are glad that you enjoyed...More

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          About
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          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Breakfast Available
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          • Bar/Lounge
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          Details
          • Price range
          • US$282 - US$655 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #285 Family Hotel in London
          • #298 Luxury Hotel in London
          • #346 Romantic Hotel in London
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 373
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          • Bloomsbury
          • Also Known As
          • Russell Hotel London ,
          • Hotel London Russell ,
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          • The Principal London
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Nelderwoman
          Hi I see there are reviews for this week but online it says the hotel is closed for renovations Can someone confirm please. I am booked for November Also. How much is breakfast please Thanks
          21 October 2016|
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          Response from jessybobs | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure about the closure, but when we were there last January breakfast was £20 per person, we ate it out
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          helen d
          Hi, do the hotel rooms have mini fridges to stir water in ? Thank you
          16 June 2016|
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          Response from Christine N | Reviewed this property |
          I don't know!?
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          houstonmom72
          Does Hotel Russell have any adjoining rooms for families that can not fit in one room?
          2 June 2016|
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          Response from vegas005 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes they do
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