Get an overview of this hotelVictorian splendor in London's Bloomsbury

Near British Museum

This imposing Victorian London hotel overlooks the park of Russell Square in the center of Bloomsbury; it is three blocks from the British Museum, and a half-mile from Covent Garden, West End theaters and shopping.

Business center

The 1898 hotel keeps many of its original features, such as marble columns and huge chandeliers; amenities include a business center and a clubby bar. The hotel completed refurbishment in 2012.

Satellite TV, free WiFi

Hotel Russell's guestrooms come in various styles and include satellite TVs with pay movies, free WiFi, desks, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Russell Hotel's Victorian interior retains many of its original features, including Sicilian marble columns, high vaulted ceilings, huge chandeliers, oak paneling and the grand marble staircase. Modern conference facilities include a full-service business center and the conference rooms, which feature retractable ceiling mounted projectors. The two ballrooms both have 450 capacity theater-style, one is the traditional and the other is in the contemporary style. Guests can also take advantage of the wireless Internet access offered in public areas of the hotel.

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 20
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Elevator/lift
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of floors - 8
  • Total number of rooms - 371
  • Year Built 1898
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Free toiletries
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Private bathroom
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Where to Eat

Tempus Bar & Restaurant at the Hotel Russell opened in summer 2011, offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks in a contemporary environment. With wide open spaces and elegant American Walnut flooring, Tempus offers fresh appeal in the heart of London.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 9 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for GBP 30 per night.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: GBP 15 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 30 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 9 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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