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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Ridiculously cheap for a central, safe, attractive location in Bloomsbury, near the British Museum. Extremely basic, with a shared bath, but for the price paid, it was a clean, uncrowded, quiet place. But, what more do you need when London is at your doorstep?! Very close to two tube stations: Holburn and Russel Square and only one stop from St....

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights on our trip of Europe. This is in an excellent location, close to tube underground - Holborn station. The rooms are clean and tidy. Fresh clean sheets. We had a double with shared bathroom. The bed was a queen size and there were two toilets and one shower on our floor which was of...

1Thank ambowden
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

It was a pretty average place. Quite cheap but you get what you pay for. Beds were absolutely terrible with springs in them that I just felt all up my back. The showers weren't very good as well. There were two showers on my level that were both broken partly and annoying to use. Beside the annoying bathrooms and bed,...

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Patrick H, Owner at Pickwick Hall, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you did not have a comfortable sleep. We replaced most beds and mattresses last year to hotel quality and we will change the rest this year. The ones not changed last year appeared to us not to requre changing at that time: your experience shows that we made a mistake and I am sorry for...

stanwood, wa
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Very nice hostel a block away from the British Museum. Very quiet, seems to cater more to couples and small groups. Patrick was very kind and helpful. Easy walk to the theater district. We stayed in a three bed room and had plenty of space. Serves a continental breakfast included in price. A very cheap way to stay in central...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My daughters and I stayed here in June 2016. It was our second visit and again we found it clean, comfortable, great value for money and so convenient. Patrick was a very welcoming and gracious host and made us feel right at home. However,I cannot say the same for the young lady on reception the day we left. We left...

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Celbridge, Ireland
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Booked into a three person private ensuite room in this hostel with two my friends last week. We arrived at 10.30 to the hostel, paid our remaining balance, unpacked our bags and left the room eager to explore London. On return to the room around 4pm, we found ants had vacated it and were everywhere to be found - in...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I chose this hostel because it was reasonably priced, close to the British Museum, and has a kitchen that you can use. There was excellent communication prior to our arrival. The location is very close to two tube stations and a neighborhood Tesco. We had a room downstairs with four beds, an ensuite, and a mini fridge. If you are...

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Patrick H, Owner at Pickwick Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Yes, we do not have a lift (elevator) between floors. I am intrigued that we waken your memories of Enid Blyton's stories!

Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I'm not a hostel person, I needed a cheap place to hang my hat. I opted for a private room with shared bath. I liked how my room had it's own sink. The hotel is near the Tube and great restaurants and British Museum. The room is clean and had a great view of the street.

2Thank David F
Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 27 March 2016

My stepson and I stayed here for 4 nights--the staff were friendly providing us with helpful directions, the room was clean and the location was excellent. The breakfast included was a very nice surprise located in a cozy kitchen on the first floor. The stove was available for us to use also but we did not have time to do...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Good place for budget traveller. Good location, near Holborn underground train station and also near the bus stop. A minutes to British museum. Friendly staff, especially Mr Patrick the owner is so helpful and pleasant personality. Eventhough this place don't have lift but he even help me bring my heavy luggage upstairs. They also keep our luggages for us while...

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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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Address: 7, Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: ₹ 2,320 - ₹ 5,255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“I was lucky on the second floor and had my huge window open all night & loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles jodiog, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If stairs are a problem, ask for a room on a lower floor as there is no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles Nicole_Higgins, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The three bed room has fridge and microwave”
 of 5 bubbles dflester, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms with shared bathroom are absolutely great value - facilities always clean and not too busy.”
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“Nice, simple and perfect!”
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