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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 and free WiFi
The 1898 hotel keeps many of its original features, such as marble columns and huge chandeliers; amenities include a business center and a bar.
Satellite TV, free WiFi
The Principal London's guestrooms come in various styles and include satellite TVs, free WiFi, desks, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers. Bathrooms are equipped with toiletries and hair dryers.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window
The Principal London
The Principal London'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 free wireless Internet access offered in all public areas of the hotel.
The Principal London will open in stages throughout the course of this winter, and will fully launch in March 2018. Whilst the final touches are made to some areas, be one of the first guests to experience a sneak preview of the newly renovated hotel located in the heart of Bloomsbury, London’s most literary neighborhood.
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Express check-in
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Fitness facilities
- Concierge services
- 24-hour front desk
- Conference space
- Business center
- Laundry facilities
- Express check-out
- Meeting rooms 20
- Year Built 1898
- Coffee shop or café
- Total number of rooms - 334
- Number of floors - 8
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Smoke-free property
- Multilingual staff
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Free newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Bathtub or shower
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Satellite TV service
- Free WiFi
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- In-room safe
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Nearby Things to Do
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 50.00 per night.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30.00 per pet, per night
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- No onsite parking is available.
- Fee for English breakfast: GBP 26.00 per person (approximately)
- Pet fee: GBP 30.00 per pet, per night
- Rollaway bed fee: GBP 50.00 per night
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Awards & Affiliations
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
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