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Smart Russell Square Hostel

71 Guilford Street

Highlights

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Common Room

Important Information

We urge you to read all of our terms and conditions.
Check-in is 24hrs from 11am on the day of arrival. Same-day early arrivals may store their luggage free of charge. Check out is by 10am on the day of departure. Late check outs are subject to a late check-out fee of GBP10. Photo ID is required at check-in.
Security deposit: Additional to your stay, we'll require a cash security deposit of GBP10 to hold for the duration of your stay. This deposit will be reduced for any damages, lost or stolen items, or for late check-out. Barring this, it will be returned in full at check-out.
There are security lockers in all rooms, subject to £1.50 per day key rental.
Payment: all payment is due on arrival to the hostel. Please have your payment plan sorted. Credit card payments are subject to a 3% bank-issued surcharge .
We welcome all ages, but we recommend guests from 16-45 years in shared accommodation. We require guests under 12 to be booked into private accommodation.
No lockout or curfew.

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From $14

Smart Russell Square is centrally located in London, on a quiet street but still in the middle of it all. British Museum, Oxford Street and Soho are just 5 minutes away and many sites and attractions are easily accessible from here.

FREE WI-FI throughout.

Our bedrooms are equipped with Pod Beds with curtains for your privacy and are custom designed for extra comfort. Hot water is available at all times. Laundry facilities are available in the hostel.

We have a spacious and comfortable common room with cushion chairs, sofas, carpet, a large TV and full of great people from all over the world. It is a great spot to make new friends and share travel stories with other travellers just like you.

There is no lock out/curfew so you can go out and party all night.

There is CCTV in operation at all times and we also have in-room lockers at a fee of £1.50 per day.

-AGE: we welcome all ages, but we recommend guests from 16-45 years in shared accommodation. We require guests under 12 to be booked into private accommodation. If booking a dormitory for a family, please email us before booking to guarantee private placement is available. All ages are welcomed in hotel rooms!

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Important Information

We urge you to read all of our terms and conditions.
Check-in is 24hrs from 11am on the day of arrival. Same-day early arrivals may store their luggage free of charge. Check out is by 10am on the day of departure. Late check outs are subject to a late check-out fee of GBP10. Photo ID is required at check-in.
Security deposit: Additional to your stay, we'll require a cash security deposit of GBP10 to hold for the duration of your stay. This deposit will be reduced for any damages, lost or stolen items, or for late check-out. Barring this, it will be returned in full at check-out.
There are security lockers in all rooms, subject to £1.50 per day key rental.
Payment: all payment is due on arrival to the hostel. Please have your payment plan sorted. Credit card payments are subject to a 3% bank-issued surcharge .
We welcome all ages, but we recommend guests from 16-45 years in shared accommodation. We require guests under 12 to be booked into private accommodation.
No lockout or curfew.

Smart Russell Square is centrally located in London, on a quiet street but still in the middle of it all. British Museum, Oxford Street and Soho are just 5 minutes away and many sites and attractions are easily accessible from here.

FREE WI-FI throughout.

Our bedrooms are equipped with Pod Beds with curtains for your privacy and are custom designed for extra comfort. Hot water is available at all times. Laundry facilities are available in the hostel.

We have a spacious and comfortable common room with cushion chairs, sofas, carpet, a large TV and full of great people from all over the world. It is a great spot to make new friends and share travel stories with other travellers just like you.

There is no lock out/curfew so you can go out and party all night.

There is CCTV in operation at all times and we also have in-room lockers at a fee of £1.50 per day.

-AGE: we welcome all ages, but we recommend guests from 16-45 years in shared accommodation. We require guests under 12 to be booked into private accommodation. If booking a dormitory for a family, please email us before booking to guarantee private placement is available. All ages are welcomed in hotel rooms!

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Overall, not bad as those comments. I have stayed at a 24 mixed room. I agree that the temperature inside the room is too high as the room was fullfill of people and the bed was a little bit too small.

The reasons why I choosen this hostel is the location and price. It is very close to The British Museum and the underground station; For 1 night, the price is totally valuable, less than 10 per night. But i won't suggest you stay over 4 days!!!

However, because every facilities are externally charged, Locker( 1.50 per night), pool table ( 50p per play), even computers ( 50p per 15 mins)< (same price as using computers in the airport =.="), that why the cost of the room is so cheap.

In terms of cleanliness, do not expext anything as there are too many rooms and people. I think they did ther best to maintain the cleanliness.

It is better then those comments discribed, after I arrived the hostel and see the thing. If I am going to london again, i may stay in this hostel again.

Overall
3
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
1
Service
2

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

An alright hostel in a good localtion, but rather poor facilities and staff as well as not very clean rooms and bathrooms

Overall
2
Location
4
Cleanliness
2
Value
2
Facilities
2
Service
2

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

This hostel is in a great location, just a block from the Russell Square tube stop and a short walk to the British Museum and Library. This is a rather large hostel, and it does have a little of an institutional feel. Each room has bunk beds with privacy curtains, lockers and a sink. Toilets are scattered on each floor, but showers are located in the basement in a locker room type setting. Everything was very clean and it felt safe and secure. Computers were available with internet access for a charge. There is a large common room and laundry facilities. It seemed like many people were living here on a temporary basis while working at nearby hospitals. After staying in three different hostels in London, this is the one I would definitely return to.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
3
Service
4

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Games room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Free breakfast

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities

communications

  • Card Phones

sport& leisure

  • Pool Table
  • Map
  • Streetview
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