Mercure London Bloomsbury

130-134 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AF GB
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4.0 Star property Near Russell Square
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09/18/2021 - 09/19/2021
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Summary of verified reviews

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

97/100
336 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport." Near enough to the city centre, with great sightseeing, shopping, and dining. Excellent parking and car access.

Service

80/100
584 reviews

"Efficient, cheerful service, particularly at the restaurant, and good reception." Management is alright, but housekeeping is not great. Smooth booking process. Great concierge service.

Breakfast

79/100
223 reviews

"Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

Cleanliness

58/100
207 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms."

WiFi

50/100
26 reviews

"Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved."

Room

49/100
722 reviews

"Small, outdated rooms in need of better maintenance." Room relatively tidy with acceptable beds but minibar and A/C not great. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Poor views, furniture, and TV's. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

47/100
123 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Hotel is relatively stylish. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Hotel is relatively luxurious. Good for traveling with friends. Good for business people. Nice for romantic trips.

Comfort

40/100
401 reviews

"Problems with room size, comfort, and A/C." Okay beds and quiet enough rooms.

Amenities

30/100
113 reviews

"Older facilities and unpleasant entrance area." Architecture not so nice. Handicap accessible facilities can be a problem.

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Good accessibility by car. Accessible parking."

Location

97/100
114 reviews

"Great location with good access by car." Reasonably central, close to sightseeing and shopping. Close to public transport and the train.

Breakfast

82/100
72 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

81/100
177 reviews

"Great reception with professional, welcoming service."

Cleanliness

60/100
54 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms."

Food

48/100
23 reviews

"Food could be better."

Room

47/100
217 reviews

"Small, outdated rooms in need of better maintenance." Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. No views, poor A/C, TV's and furniture. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

43/100
31 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Hotel is relatively stylish.

WiFi

39/100
9 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Comfort

38/100
116 reviews

"Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds.

Amenities

31/100
35 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement." Handicap accessible facilities can be a problem. Architecture not so nice.

Rated 69/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Professional service. Great reception."

Location

97/100
45 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

79/100
42 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

78/100
114 reviews

"Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception."

Cleanliness

52/100
58 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms." Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Room

43/100
168 reviews

"Badly maintained rooms with poor air conditioning, televisions, and furniture." Rooms are cramped and old, but beds and overall cleanliness are satisfactory. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

42/100
29 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Hotel is relatively stylish.

Comfort

40/100
91 reviews

"Problems with room size, comfort, and A/C." Okay beds and quiet enough rooms.

WiFi

39/100
10 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Amenities

30/100
21 reviews

"Poorly reviewed buildings and an uninspiring entrance area."

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful sightseeing."

Location

98/100
61 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing."

Breakfast

82/100
42 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

82/100
101 reviews

"Friendly and professional service, with great reception but subpar housekeeping."

Cleanliness

62/100
28 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

47/100
121 reviews

"Inadequate minibars in older, poorly-maintained rooms." Poor A/C and furnishing, and room size is lacking. Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

42/100
64 reviews

"Problems with room size, comfort, and A/C." Okay beds and quiet enough rooms.

Vibe

39/100
22 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating.

Amenities

28/100
11 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Good restaurant service. Great shopping."

Location

97/100
35 reviews

"Great location near lots of shopping."

Service

86/100
64 reviews

"Efficient, cheerful service, particularly at the restaurant, and good reception."

Breakfast

69/100
26 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Room

62/100
78 reviews

"Rooms are cramped and old, but beds and overall cleanliness are satisfactory." Bad bathrooms in run down rooms, with deficient televisions and air conditioning. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

60/100
25 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities."

Vibe

44/100
16 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating." Hotel could be more stylish.

Amenities

28/100
13 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

98/100
53 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing." Close to public transport and the train.

Breakfast

82/100
38 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

79/100
73 reviews

"Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception."

Cleanliness

54/100
16 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

43/100
94 reviews

"Guests complain about bathrooms, minibars, and general room maintenance." Small, outdated rooms with poorly rated A/C and furniture. Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

41/100
62 reviews

"Rooms with complaints about size, comfort, and A/C." Okay beds and quiet enough rooms.

Vibe

41/100
20 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating.

Amenities

30/100
9 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Rated 75/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great location."

Location

98/100
17 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

80/100
15 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

79/100
21 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Cleanliness

58/100
6 reviews

"Quite clean."

Room

40/100
28 reviews

"Poorly maintained, old, small rooms with poor bathrooms. Average beds."

Comfort

40/100
16 reviews

"Uncomfortable, small rooms, with decent beds."

Vibe

36/100
12 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great location. Tasty breakfast."

Location

98/100
18 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

81/100
12 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

80/100
23 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Value

59/100
5 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Room

44/100
27 reviews

"Rooms are small and bathrooms were inadequate but beds are alright."

Comfort

42/100
19 reviews

"Noise is as expected, as are the beds, although rooms are small and generally uncomfortable."

Rated 62/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Great reception. Tasty breakfast."

Service

79/100
9 reviews

"Great service, especially at reception."

Comfort

41/100
7 reviews

"More comfort would be nice."

Room

36/100
12 reviews

"Poor rooms and bathrooms."

Rated 66/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Friendly service. Fantastic service."

Service

83/100
7 reviews

"Friendly service."

Rated 68/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

97/100
240 reviews

"Great location. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby." Good car accessibility, and close to public transport.

Service

79/100
437 reviews

"Efficient, cheerful service, particularly at the restaurant, and good reception." Management is alright, but housekeeping is not great. Smooth booking process. Great concierge service.

Breakfast

73/100
145 reviews

"Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

Cleanliness

61/100
166 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms."

Room

50/100
551 reviews

"Small, outdated rooms in need of better maintenance." Room relatively tidy with acceptable beds but minibar and A/C not great. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Poor views, furniture, and TV's. Shower can be a problem.

Food

48/100
83 reviews

"Food and menu are not highly reviewed." Unappetizing pork dishes and side dishes. Desserts & fruits are ok.

WiFi

48/100
24 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Vibe

46/100
87 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Hotel could be more stylish. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Hotel is fairly plain.

Comfort

41/100
297 reviews

"Problems with room size, comfort, and A/C." Okay beds and quiet enough rooms.

Amenities

29/100
90 reviews

"Older facilities and unpleasant entrance area." Architecture not so nice. Handicap accessible facilities can be a problem.

Rated 67/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Wonderful sightseeing. Good accessibility by car."

Location

96/100
89 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing." Close to public transport and the train.

Service

81/100
137 reviews

"Great reception with professional, welcoming service."

Breakfast

81/100
52 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Cleanliness

61/100
42 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms."

Room

47/100
170 reviews

"Badly maintained rooms with poor air conditioning, televisions, and furniture." Rooms are cramped and old, but beds and overall cleanliness are satisfactory. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Food

47/100
17 reviews

"Food could be better."

Vibe

40/100
23 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Hotel is relatively stylish.

WiFi

39/100
9 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Comfort

37/100
86 reviews

"Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds.

Amenities

30/100
32 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement." Handicap accessible facilities can be a problem.

Rated 64/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Terrific location. Good breakfast."

Location

97/100
37 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

79/100
33 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

78/100
95 reviews

"Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service."

Cleanliness

55/100
51 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms." Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Room

46/100
144 reviews

"Badly maintained rooms with poor air conditioning, televisions, and furniture." Rooms are cramped and old, but beds and overall cleanliness are satisfactory. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

41/100
23 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is not particularly attractive.

Comfort

40/100
77 reviews

"Problems with room size, comfort, and A/C." Okay beds and quiet enough rooms.

WiFi

39/100
10 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Amenities

29/100
19 reviews

"Poorly reviewed buildings and an uninspiring entrance area."

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great reception."

Location

98/100
33 reviews

"Great location."

Service

81/100
63 reviews

"Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception."

Breakfast

80/100
19 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Cleanliness

62/100
17 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Value

56/100
11 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Room

49/100
76 reviews

"Insufficient A/C in small, badly maintained rooms." Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

43/100
42 reviews

"Problems with room size, comfort, and A/C." Okay beds and quiet enough rooms.

Vibe

40/100
8 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Amenities

28/100
6 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Rated 69/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Good restaurant service. Great shopping."

Location

97/100
31 reviews

"Great location."

Service

85/100
54 reviews

"Efficient, cheerful service, particularly at the restaurant, and good reception."

Breakfast

68/100
23 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Room

63/100
69 reviews

"Rooms are cramped and old, but beds and overall cleanliness are satisfactory." Bad bathrooms in run down rooms, with deficient televisions and air conditioning. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

60/100
23 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities."

Food

50/100
16 reviews

"Food is all right."

Vibe

43/100
14 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating." Hotel could be more stylish.

Amenities

28/100
12 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Rated 64/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

97/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

81/100
8 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

78/100
10 reviews

"Friendly service."

Cleanliness

55/100
6 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

43/100
13 reviews

"Room needs to be improved. Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard."

Comfort

42/100
6 reviews

"Okay beds but not comfortable overall."

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Service

81/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

40/100
6 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

97/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Service

81/100
14 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Breakfast

81/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Cleanliness

61/100
5 reviews

"Quite clean."

Room

42/100
13 reviews

"Small and poorly maintained rooms."

Comfort

39/100
9 reviews

"Small and uncomfortable rooms."

Rated 69/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

97/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Service

82/100
9 reviews

"Service is friendly, but so-so housekeeping."

Breakfast

82/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Cleanliness

58/100
5 reviews

"Quite clean."

Comfort

44/100
6 reviews

"More comfort would be nice."

Room

42/100
12 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

97/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

82/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

81/100
6 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

46/100
6 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Service

83/100
10 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

40/100
9 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

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Property description

With a stay at Mercure London Bloomsbury, you'll be centrally located in London, steps from Russell Square and within a 5-minute walk of Great Ormond Street Hospital. This 4-star hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Bloomsbury Square and 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from The British Museum.

Grab a bite from the snack bar/deli serving guests of Mercure London Bloomsbury. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Stay in one of 108 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Russell Square - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Great Ormond Street Hospital - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Bloomsbury Square - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
The British Museum - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Brunswick Centre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
The Cartoon Museum - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Shaftesbury Avenue - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Oxford Street - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
University of London - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Charles Dickens Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Tottenham Court Road - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
London School of Economics and Political Science - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Aldwych Theatre - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Royal Opera House - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Theatre Royal Drury Lane - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 29.8 km / 18.5 mi
London City Airport (LCY) - 14.4 km / 9 mi
Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 87.5 km / 54.4 mi
Luton Airport (LTN) - 54.2 km / 33.7 mi
Stansted Airport (STN) - 56.9 km / 35.3 mi

The preferred airport for Mercure London Bloomsbury is Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a computer station, and express check-out. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events. A train station pick-up service is available for a surcharge.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a television in a common area.

Green sustainability

With PLANET 21, Accor has made 21 commitments in favour of sustainable development.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Free WiFi
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Roll-in shower
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Total number of rooms - 108
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services

Airport & shuttle information

Railway StationEUSTON (1.13 km / 0.70 mi)ST PANCRAS EUROSTAR (1.45 km / 0.90 mi)HEATHROW (24.14 km / 15.00 mi)

Local shuttle info: Underground: PICCIDILLY at RUSSELL SQUARE, 3 mins walkBus68/168/91/59SOUTHAMPTON ROW, directly outside the hotel

Breakfast information

Full buffet breakfast can be added at £10 per person per day.

Pet friendly?

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets not allowed

No pets

Misc. fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 15.95 and GBP 15.95 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 59.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 59.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Cleaning policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

About Mercure

  • Midscale hotel with warm, contemporary rooms
  • The Park Sleep & Fly offer includes 1 night acoomodations, airport transfer by shuttle service and up to 15 days of free parking
  • Coffee and tea tasting
  • Buffet breakfast with both local and international food items or the Express & Co. breakfast formula is served at the bar until noon. Enjoy a hot drink, a glass of orange juice, and some bread with jam, or other delicious pastries
  • Ready to Spa packages includes accommodation, breakfast, and one spa treatment
  • Great meeting space for any special occasion

The Mercure highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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