Smart Russell Square Hostel

Smart Russell Square Hostel


71-72 Guilford Street, London, United Kingdom

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About Smart Russell Square Hostel

Situated in Central London, Smart Russell Square Hostel is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including the British Museum. It also provides a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and a curre...

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To Downtown1.6 mi
Nearest airportLondon City
Distance to airport7.5 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
PolicyPets not allowed
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+44 207 833 8818

Amenities at Smart Russell Square Hostel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Socket near the bed
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Privacy curtain
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available


  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room


  • Ticket service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • 24-hour security

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Reviews for Smart Russell Square Hostel

OkayBased on 4,936 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, cosy room, excellent price" (in 355 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and good facilities! (in 232 reviews)
  • The breakfast was awesome! (in 132 reviews)
Cons -
  • The bunk beds felt very unsafe. (in 97 reviews)
  • The common areas were oppressive (in 67 reviews)
  • It's a horrible hostel. (in 47 reviews)

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Where is Smart Russell Square Hostel

Most Popular Landmarks

British Museum0.3 mi
Leicester Square0.9 mi
Piccadilly Circus1.0 mi
Trafalgar Square1.0 mi
Oxford Circus1.0 mi
London Eye1.4 mi

Getting Around

London Russel Square0.1 mi
London Kingsway / Holborn Station (Stop M)0.4 mi
London King's Cross0.6 mi
London St Pancras0.6 mi
London Euston0.6 mi
London Farringdon0.9 mi

FAQs when booking at Smart Russell Square Hostel

Is pricing at Smart Russell Square Hostel comparable to 2 star hotels in London?

There is a 64% difference in the average nightly rate of 2 stars hotels in London and the average nightly rate at Smart Russell Square Hostel. The rate at Smart Russell Square Hostel is just $69/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in London.

How close is Smart Russell Square Hostel to the nearest airport, London Heathrow Airport?

There are 14.8 mi between the closest airport, London Heathrow Airport, and Smart Russell Square Hostel. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 29m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from London Heathrow Airport to Smart Russell Square Hostel?

One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from London Heathrow Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

How close is Smart Russell Square Hostel from the London city center?

Smart Russell Square Hostel is just 0.1 mi away from the center of Bloomsbury, London. From Smart Russell Square Hostel you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as London Eye.

What is the Smart Russell Square Hostel phone number?

The best way to contact Smart Russell Square Hostel is by calling +44 207 833 8818.

Does Smart Russell Square Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Smart Russell Square Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Smart Russell Square Hostel?

10:00 AM is the check-out time at Smart Russell Square Hostel. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

How much does it cost to stay at Smart Russell Square Hostel, London?

Prices at Smart Russell Square Hostel will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $69, though some users have found rates as low as $12. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Does Smart Russell Square Hostel have a laundry service?

This accommodation does offer laundry services.

How far is Smart Russell Square Hostel from Buckingham Palace?

Smart Russell Square Hostel is a good place to stay to see Buckingham Palace. It’s 1.7 mi away.

Is Smart Russell Square Hostel close to Tower Bridge?

Smart Russell Square Hostel is a good choice to stay at if you want to visit Tower Bridge, which is 2.4 mi away.