The Buckingham Hotel  4 stars

39 - 40 Bedford Place, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 5JT  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Bathroom was of a good size - Lounge area was very comfortable - Very close to two tube stations
  • Very spacious room with fireplace - Had a nice meal in the museum pub -Good continental breakfast
  • Tottenham court and shopping belt about 20 mins walk - Across the tube station is sainsbury supermarket
  • Very nice hotel with a great location - Room was very spacious and comfortable - Breakfast is very expensive
  • Close to the british museum - Beds are hard - Bathrooms are above avg - Staff very friendly and helpful

Overview

Located in the luxurious Bloomsbury area, the four-star Buckingham is within walking distance to the main entertainments in London.

Inspired with Georgian touches, the hotel offers a private parking and wired internet.

All 17 elegant rooms are complete with kitchenette and marble bathroom.

Russell Square and Holborn Tube stations are within five minutes walking.

Number of rooms   17.

The hotel is located in the Bloomsbury area.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.6km
  • Airport: London City Airport - 12.6km, Marham RAF - 20.3km
  • Train Station: Euston Station - 1.0km, Saint Pancras International Station - 1.2km
  • Underground station: Tottenham Court Road - 600 m, Holborn - 400 m
  • Bus stop - 300 m

Rooms

All rooms feature hypoallergenic pillows and duvets, iron and ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, kitchenettes, high-speed internet (wired and Wi-Fi), multi-line telephone, idd phone, LCD TV.

Each room also features kitchenette area with a sink, microwave and fridge.

A 24-hour room service is provided.

Work

A business center is provided.

Wired internet costs GBP 5 per hour.

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Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until 07:00-11:00 hours

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • Tour desk
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Concierge desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial Services
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • High speed internet access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • 24-hour room service
  • TV
  • Hair dryer

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All rooms feature hypoallergenic pillows and duvets, iron and ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, kitchenettes, high-speed internet (wired and Wi-Fi), multi-line telephone, idd phone, LCD TV.

Each room also features kitchenette area with a sink, microwave and fridge.

A 24-hour room service is provided.

Double Room
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The Buckingham Hotel Double Room
Bed type: One Single Bed or Double Bed

Elegant room decorated in warm colors has a Queen size bed and a practical work desk with chair in it. The room also has a modern bathroom with all amenities and it will also provide you with a sitting area with a sofa bed. The size of the room is about 25m2.

Room facilities
    Executive Room
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    The Buckingham Hotel Executive Room

    Elegant room decorated in warm colors has a King size bed and a practical work desk with chair in it. The room also has a modern bathroom with all amenities and it will also provide you with a sitting area with a sofa bed. The size of the room is about 30m2.

    Studio Single Room
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    The Buckingham Hotel Studio Single Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds

    Compact room decorated in warm colors has a Single bed and a practical work desk with chair in it. The room also has a modern bathroom with all amenities. The size of the room is about 11m2.

    The Buckingham Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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    What's nearby

    What's nearby.

    British Museum boasts prehistoric collections

    British Library is a short walk away

    St. Paul's Cathedral boasts of unique design

    Soho is a popular leisure area

     Bloomsbury, 100 m, a central London area

    British Museum, 200 m, built in 1753, it houses a staggering eight million artifacts

    University of London, 300 m, founded 175 years ago, the largest University in the United Kingdom

    Attractions for Tourists
    • Bloomsbury
      100 m
    • Seven Dials
      600 m
    Historical sites
    • Charlie and the chocolate factory
      500 m
    Museums
    • British Museum
      200 m
    • UCL Geology Collections
      600 m
    Parks
    • New London Theatre
      500 m
    Universities, Institutes
    • Great Ormond Street Hospital
      300 m
    • University of London
      300 m
    Theaters
    • Shaftesbury Theatre
      300 m
    • Dominion Theatre
      500 m
    • War Horse
      500 m
    • We Will Rock You
      500 m
    • London Astoria
      600 m
    • Phoenix Theatre London
      600 m
    Underground station
    • Holborn
      300 m
    • Tottenham Court Road
      500 m

    Local Attractions

    • The London Eye
      1.8km
      South Bank of the river Thames, London
    • Kilburn
      1.5km
      LondonEngland
    • Victoria Embankment
      1.5km
    • Savile Row
      1.5km
      LondonEngland
    • St. John's Gate
      1.5km
      St John's Lane, London

    Near the hotel

    • British Museum
      290 m
      Great Russell Street, London
    • Tavistock Square
      130 m
      LondonEngland
    • All Star Lanes
      140 m
      Victoria House, London
    • Russell Square
      180 m
      Russell Square, London
    • Bloomsbury Square
      210 m
      London WC1, London
    • The Cartoon Museum
      250 m
      35 Little Russell Street, London
    • War Horse
      510 m
      Drury lane, London

    Restaurants Nearby

    • The Blue Door Bistro

      70% likes this, based on 158 reviews
      Food: British
      Price Range: USD 57 - USD 97

      130 m
      15 Montague Street

      Phone: 020 7612 8416

    • Denise's

      75% likes this, based on 137 reviews
      Food: French, European
      Price Range: USD 3 - USD 51

      130 m
      79 Southampton Row

      Phone: (020)-7436-1562

    • Caffe Nero

      75% likes this, based on 108 reviews
      Food: Italian, Café
      Price Range: USD 10 - USD 20

      140 m
      12 Exmouth Market

      Phone: 020 7833 3050

    • London Review Cake Shop

      84% likes this, based on 37 reviews
      Food: Coffee Shop

      110 m
      14 Bury Place
    • Trattoria Verdi Restaurant

      56% likes this, based on 105 reviews
      Food: Italian
      Price Range: USD 46 - USD 46

      140 m
      110 Southampton Row

      Phone: +44 (0)20 7405 8001

    Getting there.

    Heathrow Airport is within 45 minutes driving.

    Gatwick Airport is within an hour driving.

    Stansted Airport is within an hour by car.

    Luton Airport is a one-hour driving away.

    London City Airport is within 25 minutes driving.

    An airport shuttle is possible.

    Getting around.

    Russell Square and Holborn Tube stations are within five minutes walking.

    Private parking costs GBP 35 per day.

    The Buckingham Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Buckingham Hotel

    Average guest rating

    8.0
    out of 10
    Excellent
    Based on 56 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Dining
    7.6
    Service
    7.0
    Location
    8.8
    Rooms
    8.1
    Value
    7.9

    Individual guest reviews

    • Location to the city was good and the hotel provided a fan improved things slightly. All staff were very friendly, polite helpful, the bathroom was very modern and also large.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.6
      • Location
        9
      • Rooms
        9
      • Service
        6
      • Value
        10
    • I liked the central location only one minute away from the British museum, lovely hotel and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was very spacious and included a kitchenette and ironing facilities.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.6
      • Location
        9
      • Rooms
        9
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        6
    • Good location in London for the city and a wonderful hotel. Friendly staff and nice big room. Great choice.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        7.6
      • Location
        8
      • Rooms
        8
      • Service
        7
    • Very good situation, excellent value and the staff were friendly and answered our questions. The room was very spacious and comfortable compared to the average in London.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        7.8
      • Location
        7
      • Rooms
        8
      • Service
        8
      • Value
        8
    • Basic, clean room, secure and good location, free wi fi, great Hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful, nice bathroom too, excellent facilities.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.6
      • Location
        6
      • Rooms
        10
      • Service
        8
      • Value
        10
    • Great location, good value and the staff were extremely courteous and helpful. The rooms were clean.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.8
      • Location
        8
      • Rooms
        10
      • Service
        9
      • Value
        8
    • The convenient location and large, pleasant rooms, very nice stay. Staff were generally helpful and the bathroom was quite spacious and had toiletries.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.2
      • Location
        8
      • Rooms
        8
      • Service
        9
      • Value
        8
    • Good location and very nice hotel. Reasonable price, friendly staff and tv did not work, bed had seen better days.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.0
      • Location
        8
      • Rooms
        6
      • Service
        8
      • Value
        10
    • Nice location and within easy walking distance of the British Museum. The place was quiet and the Staff were very courteous and helpful. The room was clean.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.2
      • Location
        8
      • Rooms
        7
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        8
    • Central position near to British museum kitchenette great and luxurious hotel. Staff is friendly and the beautiful building located in a quiet street.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.6
      • Location
        10
      • Value
        9
    • The immediate area is quiet and the Hotel is well situated for sightseeing. Staff are very friendly and helpful, the service is nice and the room is clean and tidy.

      Breakfast slow and then wasn't we ordered.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.2
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        10
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        6
      • Dining
        5
    • The location is excellent, this place is very quiet and pleasant staff good initial feel. The rooms are quite big.

      Bath screen not clean and very expensive breakfast.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        7.8
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        6
      • Service
        6
      • Value
        8
      • Dining
        9
    • Great location good value, quiet street and the room had everthing one needed for a comfortable stay. Staff were very helpful and bathroom was modern and microwave.

      Most definately not a luxury hotel extremely disappointed and breakfast to expensive.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        7.8
      • Location
        9
      • Rooms
        6
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        6
      • Dining
        8
    • The location is excellent, a relatively quiet street close to two parks and the hotel rooms are clean and modern. The staff are all very nice and our t, the refrigerator allthough in the need of a defrosting functioned very good. Hot breakfast is delivered.

      Near the centre without being noisy and service was inflexible. The furniture was fine, this looked fairly new.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        7.6
      • Location
        8
      • Rooms
        8
      • Service
        5
      • Value
        9
    • Really lovely quiet hotel in great location, nice, big and comfortable room.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.0
      • Rooms
        8
      • Value
        10
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