Cheap hotels near Russell Square in London, United Kingdom

If you're looking for fresh air and greenery and aren't in the mode to hike it to Hyde Park, swing by Russell Square. Located near the University of London and British Museum, this square offers lovely gardens, places to sit and relax, a gorgeous fountain.

The square was formed when the Duke of Bedford (surname Russell) laid out plans for streets on the site of his former estate, Bedford House.

While in the area, check out the architectural terracotta on the Hotel Russell adjacent to the square. If you venture into the hotel, the dining room is said to be almost identical to the dining room on the Titanic.

Hotels near Russell Square: Russell Square is located in Bloomsbury, home to many budget hotel options. Even cheaper hotels can be found just north, near King’s Cross station.

Editor's Pick
Celtic Hotel, London

Address 61-63 Guilford Street (Bloomsbury)

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.



No online booking

Astor Museum Inn, London

Address 27 Montague Street,Bloomsbury (Bloomsbury)

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.



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Tavistock Hotel, London

Address Tavistock Square (Bloomsbury)

Part of the huge Imperial London Hotels chain, the Tavistock Hotel offers 395 rooms at reasonable rates. It's large enough to offer a wide range of services, yet small enough to seem personal.



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St. Athans Hotel, London

Address 20-24 Tavistock Place (Bloomsbury)

The St. Athans is a simple, clean, and super-Cheapo one-star property with a friendly vibe and a fabulous Bloomsbury location.

7.7 Guest Rating




Generator Hostel London, London

Address 37 Tavistock Place, Russell Square (Bloomsbury)

Check into the small rooms at Generator King's Cross where the staff, clientele and vibe are always buzzing.

6.9 Guest Rating




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