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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find on Booking.com En suite bathroom. A tv in the room, breakfast included in the price. Just around the corner from the tube station and pub close by In the process of being painted, but everywhere was very clean and tidy. On the down side, there is no lift and we had 3 flight of stairs to climb...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is literally no aeration in the room. The air feels heavy and dirty. It is quite cheap, yes, but is it worth it? Not at all. Too small. Too confined. There also is no ventilation in the shower. Me and my friend decided to leave, the air was near unbearable. The only positive aspect might be the common room...

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Thank Carine I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the top bed of a triple bunk bed. It was rather hot, probably because it was close to the lamp. The room is also small, there was barely space to rearrange my luggage. The shower room is like the one in the sport club, there was no place to keep the shampoo and soap during showering. In...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is super friendly. The hostel is kept clean and the dorms are spacious with little blinders on the beds to ensure privacy. Only stayed there for a night but would definitely recommend to those traveling on low budget.

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2Thank Agnes W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel for 1 night last Saturday in a mixed dormitory. The room was very small, but I knew that and it wasn't a problem for me. Girls at the reception were very nice and gentle. The price is very low, and I'll definitely be back anytime soon!

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La Plata, Argentina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there for 3 nights in a 9 shared room. The room is okay, not so comfortable but bearable. The bathrooms were not so clean, although there are several bathrooms to choose. It has breakfast, coffee, toast and cereal. The good thing is the kitchen is opened for use so you can cook there 24hs. The location is great,...

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Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square Hostel, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to rate our hostel to other travellers. We are happy to hear that you had an overall good stay with our hostel and we're looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, Smart Hostels Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hostel, is a good place to stay at. Its very affordable, great location, good staff, its basically clean all around and they even offer a free breakfast with your stay. I stayed there for several days. The only downlfall is that there are many people staying there so the kitchen is very busy, so its hard to cook there,...

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Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square Hostel, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about the hostel. Your feedback will be taken into account in order to improve our standards and to make sure that you will have a better stay the next time you choose our hostel :). All the best from Smart Hostels Team

Reviewed 23 January 2017

Good location near a Tube station, staff were cordial and helpful, room was perfectly fine. No complaints. The public refrigerators were quite full, so it might be difficult to bring items that you wish to cook.

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Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square Hostel, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about the hostel. We are happy to hear that you had an overall good stay and we hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Smart Hostels Team

Rosario, Argentina
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed there several times already and I never got disappointed. The hostel is in a very good location, very close to an underground station an many bus routes. It simple and unpretentious, and most importantly very affordable. It's always been clean and very well organized. Breakfast is extremely basic but it's included. There's plenty of coffee shops, bars an...

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Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square Hostel, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for rating us so highly. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again in our hostel. Best wishes from Smart Hostels Team

Reviewed 16 January 2017

I stayed one night (last night). I stayed in a 6 person room with ensuite occupied by 4 individuals. I normally don't write reviews, but thought that the staff were so helpful (both prior to booking answering my questions and also when I arrived quite late at night) that they deserved to have a mention.

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Smart Hostels L, Guest Relations Manager at Smart Russell Square Hostel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your valuable feedback and kind words. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we're looking forward to your next visit. Best wishes from Smart Hostels Team

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Bloomsbury
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This hostel is in the heart of London, a 10-minute walk from King's Cross Railway Station and the British Library. It provides budget accommodation with free WiFi access throughout. The Smart Hostel Russell Square offers beds in mixed-sex dorms. Linen is provided and security lockers are available in all rooms. Shared and en-suite facilities are available depending on room type. Reception is open 24 hours a day, and there are no curfews or lock-out times. Guests can receive tourist information and discount tickets for major attractions. The hostel's common room features a large TV, and some shared kitchen facilities are available. Self-service laundry facilities and an internet cafe are also offered on site. Russell Square Underground Station is 252 yrd away. The Foundling Museum, Islington Farmers Market and University College London are all within 10 minutes' walk. Camden is a great choice for travellers interested in Theatre, Museums and Culture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smart Russell Square Hostel

Address: 71-72 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: ₹ 999 - ₹ 5,827 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Smart Russell Square Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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“Ask for a room with en suite”
 of 5 bubbles helen_cook21, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't take the bed one at the top - there is the light right above your face.”
 of 5 bubbles barborab988, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't stay in the rooms downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles 160marianad, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the basement rooms if you can, it's pretty bleak down there!”
 of 5 bubbles EmmaS668, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“don't take the big dorm, too many people cramp in a single room to be confortable”
 of 5 bubbles L1836GWnicolass, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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