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Room type

Junior Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Single Room

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

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

A family-friendly stay in the heart of London awaits you at Hotel Russell. Within steps you'll find Russell Square and you'll be just a 10-minute stroll from other popular attractions like Russell Square and University of London. Highlights at this Victorian hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 371 rooms, and you can enjoy safes, hair dryers, and desks. Additionally, 24-hour room service and free toiletries are available.

The restaurant, Tempus Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Business amenities include conference space, meeting rooms, and a business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Bloomsbury hotel include The British Museum and British Library.

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 free wireless Internet access offered in public areas of the hotel.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

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

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 Activities

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

  • Golfing nearby 


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 time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

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.


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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