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Staying near Russell Square, London

Walk the leafy paths of Russell Square to immerse yourself in one of London's most culturally rich sectors. There are the great lecture halls of the University of London on one side, and the Egyptian mummies and Greek marbles of the British Museum on the other, so you'll be sure to enjoy the area while staying at a hotel in Russel Square. And in between? Think hearty Victorian-era pubs and swish cocktail bars that swing with revellers fresh out of Soho, countless restaurants and classy Russel Square hotels to boot. Getting accommodation near Russell Square means really feeling the pulse of the English capital.

Hotels in Russell Square, London

Prepare yourself for some stylish hotels near Russell Square. An impressive chateau-style structure, adorned with ornate stonework balconies and coats of arms, rises above the tree-filled gardens to offer a taste of luxury – think courtyards with bubbling fountains and tea gardens manned by suited butlers. Other accommodation options in the Russell Square area include budget hostels aimed at the backpacker crowd, a wave of cosy bed and breakfasts and some midrange gems with contemporary suites. Proximity to Soho, the West End and London's famous museums means that prices creep up here during major holidays. Months like February, October and November tend to have the cheapest rates, so make sure to look for Russell Square hotel deals around these times.

Where to stay near Russell Square

On the north-east side of the plaza you can discover accommodation near Russell Square Tube Station. They come in all shapes and sizes, from art-filled apartments with heaving bookcases or a Sherlock Holmes vibe to budget-bolstering dormitory beds where backpackers mix and mingle. Go south to Bedford Place to find a string of charming midrange accommodation options hiding in the old Georgian townhouses there. Or, keep going to Montague Street for a dash of English luxury in the shadow of the British Museum itself, with hotels that are still very close to Russell Square.

Things to see near Russell Square

Hotels in Russell Square are a ticket to some bucket-list-busting attractions. Top of the list is the world-famous British Museum. It's a colossal treasure trove of ancient relics and wonders, ranging from Etruscan vases to Athenian pottery to Egyptian masterpieces and more – it's simply not to be missed. From there, you can easily hop over to the more off-beat Cartoon Museum to trace the history of humorous drawing since the early 18th century. Just a little further is the shopping mecca of Covent Garden, awash with Victorian arcades, seasonal Christmas markets and streets filled with retail opportunities.

How to get to your Russell Square Hotel

Russell Square has its very own station on the London tube, which wil make travelling to and from your hotel or accommodation a breeze. Housed in a Grade II listed building, it's a real joy to alight there after riding the Piccadilly line from other stops in central London. If you'd prefer to stay above ground then you can opt to reach your Russel Square hotel on one of the many red buses that crisscross the city and stop at the Square – major routes come in from Trafalgar Square, Hammersmith and Old Kent Road. The rail hub at St Pancras also offers international rail arrivals from Europe. That's just a little further to the north.

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