President Hotel
16 Russell Sq, WC1N 1DB, United Kingdom
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London Gatwick Apt, United Kingdom (LGW) [LON] London Heathrow Apt, United Kingdom (LHR) [LON]

Amid Bloomsbury’s tree-lined squares and Georgian terraces, this budget hotel sits on Russell Square’s corner, across the road from its tube station. Guests can stroll 10 minutes to the British Museum, the quirky Pollock’s Toy Museum and the Cartoon and Charles Dickens’ museums, and a little further to Covent Garden and Soho. Simply furnished rooms are comfortable and are accompanied by hotel facilities, including a cosy bar, carvery restaurant and a cafe-bar serving light snacks, coffee and traditional afternoon tea.

Why we recommend the President Hotel

  • Affordable hotel with comfortable rooms
  • Short stroll from transport and attractions
  • Close to museums, Covent Garden and Soho
  • Classic British carvery restaurant
  • Offers traditional afternoon tea

Attractions near the President Hotel

Play at Pollock's Toy Museum

Located on Scala Street, just a stroll from the hotel, Pollock's Toy Museum is a treat for game lovers and those looking to relive their childhood. As you walk from room to room, be prepared to see nostalgic and quirky toys from a range of eras and cultures including board games, puppets, teddy bears and dollhouses

On the ground floor you have the chance to browse the toyshop for memorabilia to take home. The Museum is open from 10am to 5pm Monday through Saturday, but is closed on bank holidays.

Experience Soho’s famous nightlife

Soho is one of London's liveliest and trendiest nightspots, with bars, clubs and gig venues lining the cute and cobbled winding streets. Whether you want to see a pop concert or a West End show, have a quiet pint or visit a trendy cocktail lounge, Soho is the place to go.

This district, historically known for its risque red-light venues, is now home to many of the city's gay-friendly pubs as well as a number of scintillating burlesque bars. During the day Soho is a vibrant shopping and cafe district, with many boutiques to browse through. It also puts you within walking distance of Chinatown, Mayfair and Piccadilly Circus.

Facilities - General

Laundry serviceWheel chair access in hotel
ConciergeGift shop or boutique
Baby sittingSwimming pool
Health club or gymDay spa
Parking cost applicable 

Facilities - Room

Internet (wireless)Cable TV
TelephoneTea and coffee making facilities
Internet (common wireless)Non-smoking

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