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Reviews of Smart Russell Square Hostel London Hostel

71 Guilford Street, London, England

Atmosphere 70%

Cleanliness 79%

Facilities 71%

Location 91%

Safety 76%

Staff 73%

Value 74%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • Board Games
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Pool Table
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • WiFi

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room 2.81USD
  • Towel 7.03USD

Important Information

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Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. The property may charge your card in advance for the full amount of your stay. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to retain the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“!!! Sale !!! Non Refundable”].


We require guests under 12 to be booked into private accommodation. If booking a dormitory for a family, please email us before booking to guarantee private placement is available. BOOKINGS OF 10 OR MORE PEOPLE are considered Group Bookings and must be booked with The Group Bookings Department to verify availability for the dates, as well as special Group Rates that may be more or less than those stated for individuals. As Group Bookings require more effort regarding placement, security, processing, etc., we must reserve the right to deny any bookings made for more than 10 people. Please also be aware that your deposit is non-refundable per HostelBookers.com TOS and therefore booking more than 10 people puts your 10% deposit at risk as you will not be refunded.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 11:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 70%

Cleanliness 79%

Facilities 71%

Location 91%

Safety 76%

Staff 73%

Value 74%

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60% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 60%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Mar 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: bed was comfortable, was quiet enough at night, curtain on each bed

Disliked: the showers are in the basement and are ones you have to push every 30 secs to keep the water running...questionable hot water...common area is more like an eating hall, and not comfortable enough or big enough for the amount of guests they have. not enough power plugs per room

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 20%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Mar 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Shopping

Liked: Its really near in a center and have a underground station around the corner.Soooo nice..:!I really like that they have security who say please be quiet in a night. The bed´s are really nice and comfortable for a hostel!!!!!

Disliked: Cheap breakfast, have to pay and make ur bed on your own thats not really cool!And u have to pay to left ur bags somewhere...-.-

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Mar 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family, Work / volunteering

Liked: clean

Disliked: a bit cold water in a shower

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 100%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Mar 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: The curtains on the bunks giving privacy

Disliked: a long walk to the showers and then they were not very warm...

Customer would recommend this property

49% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 20%
  • Value - 60%
49% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Feb 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Booked a 14 bed room and slept in a 6 bed room! Much nicer! Curtains around beds nice for privacy.

Disliked: Showers in basement. Must walk through 9 doors and 2 flights of stairs, past reception to access them. Showers are tiny, nowhere to put towel to keep dry. Breakfast was white bread, jam, cornflakes and tea. No juice or fruit.

89% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Feb 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: Very nice! I liked the atmosphere, nice living room to hang out with other people. Good place to stay.

Disliked: Showers. Could be better!

Customer would recommend this property

20% Overall Rating
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20% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Feb 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: nothing

Disliked: please do not book this hostel!!!!!!! I did not wanna recall the memories when I stayed there. It was terrible, totally a nightmare and disaster for me. I don't know how they get such previous ranking on this website!!!!

40% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 20%
  • Value - 20%
40% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Feb 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: it was allright in the beginning. But nothing special

Disliked: Almost everything. The staff seems to be very nice and helpfull but in the end they screw you about money. They make stuff up so you have to pay for things they say you broke, but you didn't even touch them.The wifi barely worked. And the rooms were TOO hot. The beds are way to uncomfortable.

26% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 60%
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  • Value - 20%
26% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Feb 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Location

Disliked: The most unprofessional hostel I have ever stayed at. The staff lacked communication skills and were not helpful at all. If your already staying there and you make another reservation they still make you check out the next day and recheck in just to put you in the same room. All the showers are in the basement and the toilets are disgusting. Please save your self the hassle and look else where.

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Feb 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Business / conference, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Price and location...

Disliked: nothing

Customer would recommend this property

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