Cheap hotels near British Museum in London, United Kingdom

Founded in 1753, the British Museum is one of the world’s most comprehensive and celebrated museums and boasts over 8 million pieces dedicated to human history and culture.

With world-famous pieces like the Rosetta Stone and Elgin Marbles, it’s also quite popular: The museum attracts more than 6 million visitors a year, making it the second-most visited museum in the world.

The British Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and admission is free (hooray!). For complete visitor information and a list of current exhibits, have a look at the museum’s Web site. The nearest tube stops are Tottenham Court Road, Holborn and Russell Square stations.

Hotels near the British Museum: The museum is located in the middle of Bloomsbury, a friendly, pretty neighborhood notable for its literary past. The area offers some budget hotels, although things get cheaper as you head north toward King's Cross.

Astor Museum Inn, London

Address 27 Montague Street,Bloomsbury (Bloomsbury)

EuroCheapo Review: The 100-bed Astor Museum Hostel has one of the most convenient locations of any of our hostels, situated right across the street from the British Museum.... read review

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Celtic Hotel, London

Address 61-63 Guilford Street (Bloomsbury)

EuroCheapo Review: A well-run hotel with low nightly rates and friendly owners is a gold mine for budget travelers. The 35-room Celtic Hotel is one such star of a hotel.... read review

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$125

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Seven Dials Hotel, London

Address 7 Monmouth St (Soho)

EuroCheapo Review: The Seven Dials Hotel is a cramped two-star spot in just about the best location possible, smack-dab on Monmouth Street in one of the cutest—and most crowded—corners of London’s West End.... read review

7.3 Guest Rating

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$165

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Ridgemount Hotel, London

Address 65-67 Gower Street (Bloomsbury)

EuroCheapo Review: Bloomsbury’s Ridgemount Hotel is a “plain Jane” option several pounds cheaper than some of our other hotel picks in Bloomsbury.... read review

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Arran House Hotel, London

Address 77 Gower Street (Bloomsbury)

EuroCheapo Review: For years one of our favorite small hotels in London, the Arran House these days is quite a bit less charming. However, its location is still a winner.... read review

6.9 Guest Rating

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