The Buckingham  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.

City Center London - 1.0 mi
Airports London City Airport (LCY) - 7.6 mi, London Heathrow (LHR) - 14.7 mi
Train Stations Euston Station - 3300 ft, Saint Pancras International Station - 4000 ft
Underground stations Tottenham Court Road - 2000 ft, Holborn - 1400 ft
Bus stop - 1000 ft
Restaurants The Blue Door Bistro (cuisine: British) - 500 ft, Denise's (cuisine: French, European) - 500 ft
Parks Richmond Park - 1600 ft, New London Theatre - 1800 ft

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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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
Internet

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

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
Kitchen facilities
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
Bedroom
  • Sofa bed
Media
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • TV

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

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 in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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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 Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or One Single 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 Executive Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or King Size Bed

    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 Studio Single Room
    Bed type: Queen Size Bed or Double Bed or Two Single Beds
    Size: 270 sq. feet

    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.

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      The Buckingham LocationWhat's nearby

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      • Train stations
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      • Museums
      • Convention centers
      • Stadiums
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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

      Tourist attractions
      • Bloomsbury
        400 ft
      • Seven Dials
        2000 ft
      Historical sites
      • Charlie and the chocolate factory
        1700 ft
      Museums
      • British Museum
        700 ft
      Parks
      • New London Theatre
        1700 ft
      Universities, Institutes
      • University of London
        1000 ft
      • Great Ormond Street Hospital
        1000 ft
      Theaters
      • Shaftesbury Theatre
        1000 ft
      • Dominion Theatre
        1700 ft
      • War Horse
        1700 ft
      • We Will Rock You
        1700 ft
      • Phoenix Theatre London
        2000 ft
      • London Astoria
        2000 ft
      Underground stations
      • Holborn
        1000 ft
      • Tottenham Court Road
        1700 ft

      Local Attractions

      • The London Eye
        1.1 mi
        South Bank of the river Thames, London
      • Kilburn
        5000 ft
        LondonEngland
      • Ealing
        5000 ft
        LondonEngland
      • Sea Life London Aquarium
        1.0 mi
        Westminster Bridge Road, London
      • The Household Cavalry Museum
        5200 ft
        Horse Guards, London

      Near the hotel

      • British Museum
        1000 ft
        Great Russell Street, London
      • The Cartoon Museum
        900 ft
        35 Little Russell Street, London
      • Holborn
        1400 ft
        LondonEngland
      • Freemasons' Hall
        1400 ft
        60 Great Queen St., London
      • Richmond Park
        1600 ft
        Richmond upon Thames, London
      • Bloomsbury
        1700 ft
        LondonEngland
      • New London Theatre
        1800 ft
        Drury Lane, London

      Restaurants Nearby

      • The Blue Door Bistro

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

        500 ft
        15 Montague Street

        Phone: 020 7612 8416

      • Denise's

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

        500 ft
        79 Southampton Row

        Phone: (020)-7436-1562

      • Caffe Nero

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

        500 ft
        12 Exmouth Market

        Phone: 020 7833 3050

      • Cafe Le Cordon Bleu London

        84% likes this, based on 25 reviews
        Cuisine: French, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen

        400 ft
        Pied Bull Yard

        Phone: +44 (0) 207 400 3900

      • Trattoria Verdi Restaurant

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

        500 ft
        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 Reviews

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

      Average guest rating

      8.0
      out of 10
      Excellent
      Based on 30 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Service
      7.0
      Location
      8.8
      Rooms
      8.1
      Value
      7.9
      Dining
      7.6

      Individual guest reviews

      • Family with children

        Nice, big and comfortable room. Good breakfast. Next to the British Museum. Good location with a park next door for the kids

        • Average rating
          8.2
      • Single

        Large size room

        Not really a 4 star hotel. A reasonable three star. Service was inflexible. Breakfast slow and then wasn't what we ordered. Our room was under the hard floor of a kitchen/breakfast room and there was noise of furniture and walking from about 5:30 am.

        • Average rating
          4.6
      • Family with children

        paid for breakfast what a waste of money.plastic ham also chicken the cheese was curled up at the edges.could not be worse.

        • Average rating
          6.6
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