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    The Principal London

    1 - 8 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE, England
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    Reviewed 23 October 2013

    Booked two rooms online and prepaid days before,however on turning up we were informed only one room was booked.After at least 30 minutes of waiting ,with little staff concern we were told a second room was booked but not ready for us.We checked into room...More

    Thank Mississippigroovers
    Reviewed 23 October 2013

    The façade is superb. The entrance, staircase, main banqueting rooms brim with décor, history and atmosphere. The rooms are very disappointing and in need of upgrading. The quality of fittings and furniture, functionality of equipment all very poor and not what you would expect from...More

    1  Thank Retford_Chris
    Reviewed 22 October 2013

    It was my first stay at this nice oldfashioned hotel. The building is impressive in its architecture, both outside and inside. Definitely worth the price paid. Efficiant staff, at both reception and breakfast room. Rooms are in good condition, although some furniture needs to be...More

    Thank Larzon67
    Reviewed 22 October 2013

    I was booked in here by work for a week, we normally use a different brand (and will in the future) according to the reception I did not have a reservation when I tried to check in (despite having paperwork to prove it), so I...More

    3  Thank Chris P
    Reviewed 22 October 2013

    Beautiful exterior when we have passed the building in the past we thought we must stay there.. The reception staff were warm and welcoming, quick and efficient .We arrived when a fete was going on in the park opposite with jazz music, the windows are...More

    Thank caroline B
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    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Banquet Room
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    • Price range
    • US$ 326 - US$ 1,310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #285 Family Hotel in London
    • #301 Luxury Hotel in London
    • #346 Romantic Hotel in London
    • Room types
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    • 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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    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
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    Nelderwoman
    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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