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Smart Russell Square Hostel

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Very Good
9837 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Brilliant Staff
Awesome Cleanliness

Hostelworld says

Many Hostelworld guests who visit Smart Russell Square say they particularly appreciate the under-bed lockers and ‘the curtains around the bed [which] allowed me to sleep anytime I wanted even when the lights were on’. Our visitors say this hostel has a ‘spotless’ kitchen, ‘friendly staff, comfortable beds, a good atmosphere and is conveniently located’ near the British Museum, ‘with a tube station, supermarket and pubs right around the corner’. We’re noticed that this hostel sees many repeat guests and several of our users say they’d stay here again.

Property Description

Smart Hostels is proud to present our most central London property aiming to provide cost effective accommodation on the doorstep of the city, being in walking distance to the British Museum, Oxford Street, Soho and much more.

The hostel provides dormitories with bunk beds each also has access to a small locker able to lock with a padlock (not supplied).

The property includes a front operating on a 24-hour basis for all inquiries along with a common room and communal kitchen. A Basis Buffet Breakfast is available to purchase which is served between 7.30am to 10.00am

Reviews & Ratings

Very Good
9837 Total Reviews
  • Security
  • Location
  • Staff
  • Atmosphere
  • Cleanliness
  • Value for Money
  • Facilities

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Latest Reviews

Nov 30, 2022
As a disabled person I felt mistreated not given the help I needed to carry the linens, given a room on the second floor knowing I’m disabled plus they had no lifts plus they want you to bring the towels and beddings down with you so I didn’t know hold the stair rails or the bedding terrible service if your a disabled person avoid
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Male, 31-40
Nov 28, 2022
One of the most awful hostel I’ve stayed at during this trip. The staff seem like they didn’t wanna work there. The rooms were so small and you couldn’t even lock all your stuff because the lockers under the bed were so small. And when you’re trying to use the kitchen they just close it to clean it even when you aren’t finished…
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Female, 18-24
Nov 28, 2022
Don’t charge so much, clean the sheets, don’t concentrate ppl together in a room if majority of beds are empty anyway, don’t charge for luggage storage, don’t have so many rules.
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Male, 31-40


  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Adaptors
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Hair Dryers
    • Microwave
    • Card Phones
    • Washing Machine
    • Towels Not Included
    • Flexible NRR
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Currency Exchange
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Late check-out
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Vending Machines
  • Entertainment

    • Games Room