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Rough Luxe Hotel

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We stayed here last night for my husbands birthday it's brilliant eclectic mix of fine art and fabrics and no wallpaper and carpet makes for an interesting assault of the senses Rabihs day beds are amazing and if I can save up I am going to buy one. Located in the heart of Town it really is a great location...

Thank Bird4589
Brixham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Booked this primarily due to its location to Eurostar and it is ideal for that and has plenty of nice restaurants close by. I get the "rough" part that's very obvious but not so sure on the "luxe" I think as a concept it is very clever but you have to work equally hard on all parts of the concept...

Thank angelinaballerina
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I can only assume that this is a long term renovation project as most of the walls are bare plaster and the door frames stripped ready for something. Having said that the bed was clean and comfortable, the bathroom completely renovated looking very new. There was barely enough space in the room to walk around the bed whilst an old...

1Thank Paul R
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Despite the completely scruffy appearance of the inside reception and stairs when we got to our room we were pleasantly surprised, it was very comfortabe, clean with a lovely shower. We enjoyed a very pleasant night.

Thank golfa19
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This is the most disgusting place you can find. Cramped dark rooms attempting some kind of shabby chic with no chic whatsoever. Admittedly they tried with the bathroom but the showe was broken and the towels had seen much better days not to mention the view onto the street from the shower itself. Broken hairdryer and lock on the door...

Thank juliemradford
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I can see why people would book to stay here. It's in a good location for Camden, St Pancras and some good night life. However, it's not all it's cracked up to be. Customer service is severely lacking and realistically, the owner/manager should have turned down our booking. A family with two children, the place is unsuitable. Alas, it wasn't...

Thank Mrshallam79
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I recently stayed at the Rough Luxe. The room was perfect for our needs. We inquired with the manager on where we could wash some clothes since we were traveling for 17 days. He offered to wash them for us. This is excellent customer service!! Thanks again!!

Thank Justin C
Corby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stayed here earlier this week when in London on business and took my family along too. We booked a 'Junior Suite' but I think this is a little ambitious to reference a suite to be honest. It seemed that a standard size hotel room had been chopped into 3 to accommodate 2 very small rooms and a bathroom. We managed...

Thank Dean_Ashworth
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This hotel wouldn't suit everyone, but was a fantastic base for the night as we were coming back late into Kings Cross station. The style of the hotel is so unique and quirky, plus the bathroom was stunning. Definitely a great location for an alternative romantic night away!

Thank RachelThompson78
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This hotel stands out, and not only due to its funky and fun design, but also because of a welcoming and accommodating atmosphere created by its human and feline inhabitants. The location is perfect, right across from the Kings Cross train station. We had a two bedroom suit on the top floor, perfect for traveling with a teen. The room...

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Staying in Bloomsbury

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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 Rough Luxe Hotel

Address: 1 Birkenhead Street, London WC1H 8BA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Hotel Class:4 star — Rough Luxe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I don't think there is much to choose from between the rooms”
PaulTheHelpful, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 has a superb, deep copper, free standing bath. Amazing! Couldn't ask for more.”
sueneal2016, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here if you have luggage and suites are not suites so don't be fooled”
JennyP620, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“back of hotel as a very noisy area of London”
Shaz1Uk, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Family suite Room 6 and 7 beware no lift not for the unadventurous”
Bird4589, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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