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
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
Kitchen facilities
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
Bedroom
  • Sofa bed
Media
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • 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

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.

Executive Room
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The Buckingham Executive Room
Bed type: Double 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
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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    • Museums
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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

    7.8
    out of 10
    Excellent
    Based on 26 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Dining
    7.6
    Service
    7.0
    Location
    8.8
    Rooms
    8.1
    Value
    7.9

    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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