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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

What a wonderful place to stay in the middle of London. Tucked away in a leafy square, only 10 minutes from Kings Cross. Well appointed rooms and suites that I never want to leave. Super clean. Original features and tastefully decorated, makes this one not to miss. New bathrooms with fabulous showers, ticks every box. This is my new home... More 

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Dear WBA66, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and where in a position to avail of our beautiful suites. We do aim for a home from home experience in London and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm Regards,... More 

Salzburg, Austria
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Right next to the UCL the Goodenough College offers some of their rooms for short stays. The courtyard is quiet in contrast to the neighbouring streets. The rooms as well as the bathrooms to share are clean and provide cupboards, desk and shelves for studying. A nice experience for those interested in academic life in Britain.

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Dear Olecafe2016, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Goodenough College, it is always great to hear from our guests regarding their stay. We do hope that on the next occasion that you have a need to visit London that you may come visit the Club on the other side of the square? Warm Regards,... More 

Bath
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20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was a great find in a fantastic location and for the price, well worth it compared to the equivalent level of accommodation in central London. Room was super, nice touches, quiet, helpful staff, great breakfast. Would most definitely stay again.

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Dear BathDan, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Goodenough Club, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable experience and found the area and room up to your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay on the next occasion you are visiting London. Warm Regards, Louise O'Gorman More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel close to the central London. Not far from the City of London and Oxford st. Very close to Kings Cross, where there is trains to all airports. We loved the College live around and breakfast in the great hall. There's a garden you can visit and have a lovely afternoon.

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Dear Mette S, Thank you for your kind words following your recent stay with us, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable experience and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm Regards, Louise O'Gorman More 

Westbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I was put up there for a business meeting just of Gray's Inn Road on the hottest September day for 100 years (allegedly). The room lacked air-conditioning, but did have a portable fan! This was sufficient to keep me cool at night. The room was small, but well appointed and it was quiet. There is no lift in the hotel,... More 

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Dear Nigel B, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Goodenough Club, I am delighted that you had an enjoyable experience with us and that you plan on staying with us again. If there is anything we can so prior to your next visit please feel free to contact the Club and we will ensure... More 

Seattle, Washington
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This was a great choice if you like quiet and convenient. I stumbled on this accommodation through ' Journeywomen' website, and it sounded good for a single woman. The neighborhood is quiet for London, close to the Tube and the rooms very adequate. Breakfast in the big college hall across the street was fun. Very Harry Potter, and an interesting... More 

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Dear Emily R, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable experience with us and that you where in a position to experience some of what the college has to offer as a subsidiary of the Club. We do hope that now you have found us that... More 

ireland
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for one night while attending a conference. Stayed in a single room which was comfortable but very basic. Staff friendly at check in and out. Breakfast was the worst part. I had to leave the actual building I was staying in and get breakfast across the road in another building. There was a good selection but... More 

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Dear Fussyz, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. We do offer a Full Continental Breakfast at the Club for those that do not want to avail of the Great Hall Breakfast, if this was not mentioned to you than please expect... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I would highly recommend Goodenough Club. They were clean, safe, and all of the staff was very friendly. A perfect place to stay in London on a budget. Not only is it affordable, it 's location is ideal!

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Dear Melissa E, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, Louise O'Gorman More 

Taipei, Taiwan
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great location and environment. The staff was friendly and the neighborhood was peaceful. The dining hall was very classic. It's really rare to find traditional college in central London. Highly recommended to people who like peaceful atmosphere.

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Dear Icytimer, Thank you for your recent review following your stay at Goodenough Club, we are delighted that you found the area peaceful and enjoyed the traditional surroundings that we are very proud off. We do hope that on the next occasion that you have need to visit London that you come back and stay with us. Warm Regards, Louise... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed in William Goodenough house which is student accommodation- however it does have the hotel feel! I had a single room with ensuite and stayed for 2 nights. The room was immaculate, single bed, wet room and fridge. Very comfy and quiet and perfect as a base for sightseeing as Russell square tube is 10 minutes walk at most.... More 

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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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The Goodenough Club provides a home from home for visiting academics and those in related professions from all over the world. It occupies 5 fully refurbished Georgian townhouses and a mews which overlook our beautiful Mecklenburgh Sq Gardens, 2 acres of private gardens with tennis court and BBQ area, in the heart of Bloomsbury and a 10 minute walk from the Eurostar at St Pancras. Guests are welcome to join the thriving academic community that has been home to international post graduate students for over 75 years and to attend the talks, lectures and concerts which take place. ... more   less 

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Address: 23 Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range: €133 - €384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Goodenough Club 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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“Rooms overlooking the square are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles The_Morgan_Family, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms with street view, especially the 321 and 341. Be careful there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles iplesca, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms ground floor facing the rear, first floor facing either back or front, single rooms are on the third floor, best are front .”
 of 5 bubbles johnsZ9544SJ, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“Overlooking the square”
 of 5 bubbles WBA66, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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