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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Informed by Quaker values, the Penn Club was nearly perfect for us. All in all, a civilized experience. We aren't interested in luxury as a lifestyle, but we were grateful for the pleasures of hot water, tidiness, hairdryer, and a quiet atmosphere. The only detail I had to worked around was the strongly perfumed hand wash/soap. Our first floor room...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Wow, this is my second stay and I just loved it even more. It really felt like home after a long day out in London. This time I was there a week. I checked in a Friday afternoon and after I got settled in my room, I could hear the neighbors snoring through the walls!! I have earplugs with me...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2015

I stayed here for one night as a non-member while in London on business. The room was simple but had everything I needed and was excellent value for such a great location. The Club is just 5 minutes walk to the British Museum and the British Library, a short walk to the nearest tube, and within easy reach of Camden....

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York 9
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I have stayed at the Penn Club several times over a 9 year period and my stay there last weekend was great! It is scrupulously clean, quiet, lovely, safe, warm and pretty downstairs. My room was nice and the bathrooms fine! It is my home away from home. Thank you!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I emailed the Penn Club mid afternoon of Wed 11th Feb to see if they had a room for the night Had a reply back in 10mins saying yes. This was a nice place to stay in central London and on a fairly quiet side road. I was in room 40 which was a twin room and charged £77 for...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2015

'We seek to encourage community whilst respecting the individuals privacy' Perhaps this explains the affection and loyalty which regular visitors feel for the Penn Club. It is without doubt a special place, and one to which we choose to return whenever we are in London. It is well managed, spotless, comfortable, and quietly welcoming. We arrive and relax knowing that...

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East Coast, U.S.
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I adore the Penn Club. I stayed for ten days in late September and have just made reservations to stay again in May. The location is amazing, particularly if you are visiting a student attending University in the Bloomsbury area, as I was. Several tube stations are in easy walking distance and there are plenty of nearby bus stops. I...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I have stayed at the Penn Club several times over the past few years. Each time I am happy with the value -- rooms are clean, staff are friendly, breakfast is good, and the location is great. I stay here every time I come to London.

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New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2014

What a wonderful find in London. We were so happy we stumbled upon the Penn Club. An oasis of calm, wonderful fellow guests to chat to. We had an ensuite bathroom on the first floor. Receptionist helped us carry our large bags to our room. Breakfast a great way to start the day, easy walk to tube station and many...

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newbury, berkshire
Reviewed 29 November 2014

There was a feeling of calm about this place. We had a double with ensuite: it was not huge bit everything we needed was there, above all peace and quiet! The breakfast was really good, and cooked to order. All the staff with whom we came into contact were friendly and pleasant. The location is outstanding. We'll be back anon!

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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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Additional Information about The Penn Club

Address: 21-23 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: ₹ 6,721 - ₹ 11,627 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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The Penn Club Hotel London
Penn Hotel London
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#294 Business Hotel in London
#358 Family Hotel in London
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“Pick a low floor if stairs are an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles 491kenw, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Garden view is best”
 of 5 bubbles P8298PRtims, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room if that bothers you.”
 of 5 bubbles R0binsRule, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are basic, but garden view rooms are more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles CecilyBoomtrinket, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is no elevator so if you have trouble with stairs ask for a lower floor. Rooms that look out to the garden may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles sarabL3129KJ, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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