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The Principal London

Russell Square, LONDON, WC1B 5BE

AA Logo 4 star rating

This landmark Grade II, Victorian hotel is located on Russell Square, within walking distance of the West End and theatre district. Many bedrooms are stylish and state-of-the-art in design, while others are more traditional. Spacious public areas include the impressive foyer with a restored mosaic floor, a choice of lounges and an elegant restaurant. This Hotel is currently closed for refurbishment and is due to re-open in Summer 2017.

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Tel:020 7837 6470
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  • Steps for wheelchair: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Passenger lift
  • Night porter
  • Fully air conditioned
  • Wi-fi


  • En-suite rooms: 373
  • Rooms with four-poster beds: 4
  • Family rooms: 2
  • Satellite and Freeview TV available
  • Tea/coffee making 
  • Direct dial from rooms 
  • No dogs allowed except guide dogs 


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From A501 into Woburn Place. Hotel 500mtrs on left
Nearest station: Russell Square/Kings Cross
Nearest motorway: M40/M1
Nearest airport: Heathrow

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