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George Hotel


58-60 Cartwright Gardens, London, WC1H 9EL

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About the hotel

Tucked away just north of Russell Square on the edge of Bloomsbury in a classic crescent of Georgian town-houses (built c. 1807) overlooking Cartwright Gardens and tennis courts available for guests to use. Approved by the AA and the London and English Tourist Boards with a 3-Star grading.

This is the perfect location for a stay in London - quiet but within easy walking distance of the British Museum and the West End, ideal for theaters and shopping. Russell Square Underground Station is a 5-minute walk away, and Oxford Street can be reached in 20 minutes.

Prices include service, tax and Full English Breakfast served between 07. 30-10. 00am. In addition to the free WI-Fi, we have a guest computer with webcam and free internet access (available during reception hours only) in the guest lounge area so that you'll be able to easily keep in touch with friends and family while you're away from home.

Please note that the George is a smoke-free establishment and we do not have an elevator.

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Showing Tuesday 24 January 2017 to Wednesday 25 January 2017

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Wi-Fi Available, Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
In Room Entertainment
TV, Satellite TV
Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room

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14:00 21:00
Max Child Age
Up to 17 years old
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The price shown is based on the occupancy and dates you have searched for. Prices and availability are subject to change based on the arrival date, number of nights and occupancy searched for. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
Pets are not allowed

Customer Reviews

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Very Good

All reviews (49)

88% would recommend it to a friend


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  • Chris M

  • December 2016

A great stay

Staff here were great, very friendly and helpful.

Accommodation was fine. Although room was small it was sufficient for my needs. Clean and...

  • Mary M

  • December 2016

Not geared for customers

The location of this hotel was ideal for my trip to London, being equidistant from Euston, Kings Cross/St Pancras and Russell Square.

I was concerned as travelling alone as to whether I should have gone to a chain hotel such as Holiday Inn or Premier Inn, I wish I had. It got off to a good start as I wanted to leave my bags there before checking in - the girl on duty could not have been nicer or more helpful.

On my return at 4 p.m. to check in though, a different receptionist. I checked in, only to be told I was on the third floor and there was no lift. I had a wheeled case and several carriers plus a handbag. No one available to assist, The stairs are quite steep and have striped carpet which makes for dizziness when climbing up the 60 or so stairs - more so coming down. I should have realised the compact size of my room as the door opened outwards into the small corridor. It was very small, but seemed clean and functional. The TV worked and there were teabags, coffee and a kettle etc. The socket however was a single socket extension lead which emanated under the dressing table/desk. Most bizarre. There was a slight smell in the ensuite which was a sort of wet room set up. I went out for the evening - you have to take your keys (2 door keys plus a credit card size key fob which has to be used to get power in the room, why not make that also the room key as in other hotels?) as reception is closed after 10.30 p.m. and you have to use the night door. When I returned (using the night door), climbed the steep stairs to my room, the smell was more powerful, but as no one was available, reception being closed, I shut the bathroom door tight and tried to open the window. It would open but would not stay open. The next morning, I went to shower, the smell seemed to come from the drain in the shower floor. The soap dish in the shower was disgusting, bottle tops from previous user's shampoo (?) and a filthy wedge of soap stuck to the dish.

In my room, I also found the previous occupant's bill . So the cleaners had missed that as well. Annoyingly he paid 15% less than me, and I thought I had a good deal using LateRooms. When I checked out, I told the receptionist (yet another one) who just went "oh". She really did not seem to know what to do when told something was wrong. Absolutely no apology, no request for further details, no "I'll get someone to look at that" - nothing.

You have to pay when you check in so you have no leverage.

Basically a basic hotel, low standards of cleanliness and customer service, only interested in taking your money, only good thing is the location,

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