Mercure Bloomsbury Hotel - London

ex. Waverley House Hotel

130-134 Southampton Row, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 5AF  show map
 4 stars
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
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Mercure Bloomsbury Hotel - London

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking
Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Rooms were always clean and comfortable - Breakfast enjoyable - Location makes for enjoyable walks, shopping
  • 20 min walk to covent garden - 30 min walk to regent st - Hotel is in need of some updating
  • Very friendly staff - Breakfast was good - Great location - Good value for money
  • Lovely hotel with a bar and a restaurant - Short walks to west end and british museum - Some noise from the street
  • Full english breakfast - Room is small - Bathroom was clean and functional - Staff are rude
  • Close to tube stations, and in a nice touristy area - All the staff were polite - Nice large rooms - Very good breakfast

Overview

Mercure Bloomsbury Hotel welcomes guests in the heart of London meters away from a palace, monuments and a theater. An example of contemporary architecture, this hotel was opened in 1920 and was fully restored in 2010.

This hotel is ideally located in a trendy area, 1.9 km from The Monument, Tower of London and The London Eye. This grand venue is 2 km away from the center of London.

Within walking distance of Tower Hamlets district with bars and restaurants.

The hotel is walking distance from Russell Square subway station and Kings Cross train station. Guests can reach London City airport within 15 minutes by car.

Rooms

This property has 108 elegant guestrooms including Superior Standard Single Room, Small Double Room and Standard Twin Room that are appointed with a personal safe, TV with satellite channels, individual climate control, ironing facilities and wireless internet. The rooms are designed with standard décor featuring carpet floor along with traditional wooden furnishings.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant menu features international dishes. At the relaxing wine bar guests will enjoy a selection of cocktails, beers and coffee. The café Cosmoba is located 50 meters from the property.

Services

Guests will benefit from dry cleaning, concierge service and 24-hour room service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   108.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Parking
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Mercure Bloomsbury Hotel - London London location
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Hotel Address:

130-134 Southampton Row, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 5AF

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City Center
  • London
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Euston Station
    3000 ft
  • Saint Pancras International Station
    3700 ft
Underground stations
  • Holborn
    1700 ft
  • Russell Square
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Antalya (cuisine: Turkish)
    300 ft
  • Caffe Nero (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Richmond Park
    1500 ft
  • Lincoln's Inn Fields
    2100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    108

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Rooms and availability

Mercure Bloomsbury photos Room Standard Room
Standard Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 165 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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This elegant room decorated in light colors is perfect for one person. It provided with a cozy Single bed, en suite bathroom with all modern amenities and a comfortable working area with desk. The room is non smoking.

Room facilities
    Mercure Bloomsbury photos Room Double Room
    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
    Size: 165 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Comfortable and well decorated room provided with a Double bed. It also has an ergonomically designed work space with desk and a fully equipped bathroom. The room is non smoking.

    Room facilities
      Mercure Bloomsbury photos Room Twin Room
      Twin Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
      Size: 165 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Comfortable and well decorated room provided with two Single beds. It also has an ergonomically designed work space with desk and a fully equipped bathroom. The room is non smoking.

      Room facilities
        Mercure Bloomsbury photos Room Superior Room
        Superior Room
        Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 165 sq. feet
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Comfortable and well decorated room provided with a King size bed. It also has an ergonomically designed work space with desk and a fully equipped bathroom. The room is non smoking.

        Room facilities
          Mercure Bloomsbury photos Room Triple room
          Triple room
          Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Comfortable and well decorated room provided with three Single beds. It also has an ergonomically designed work space with desk and a fully equipped bathroom. The room is non smoking.

          Room facilities

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Mercure Bloomsbury Hotel - London London location
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            Hotel Address:

            130-134 Southampton Row, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 5AF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              1.1 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Euston Station
              3000 ft
            • Saint Pancras International Station
              3700 ft
            Underground stations
            • Holborn
              1700 ft
            • Russell Square
              1000 ft
            • Bus stop
              1400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Antalya (cuisine: Turkish)
              300 ft
            • Caffe Nero (cuisine: Italian)
              100 ft
            Parks
            • Richmond Park
              1500 ft
            • Lincoln's Inn Fields
              2100 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2010
            • Number of floors:
              7
            • Number of rooms:
              108

            Hotel Awards

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            Mercure Bloomsbury Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Bloomsbury - 400 ft

            Places of interest

            Convention centers

            Shopping areas

            Historical sites

            • Charlie and the chocolate factory - 2000 ft

            Museums

            Universities, Institutes

            • Great Ormond Street Hospital - 700 ft
            • University of London - 1000 ft

            Theaters

            • Shaftesbury Theatre - 1700 ft
            • We Will Rock You - 2000 ft
            • War Horse - 2000 ft
            • Dominion Theatre - 2000 ft
            • New London Theatre - 2000 ft

            Underground stations

            Public parking

            Local attractions

            • The London Eye - 1.2 mi
              South Bank of the river Thames, London
            • Westminster - 5000 ft
              LondonEngland
            • Knightsbridge - 5100 ft
              LondonEngland
            • Thames River - 5100 ft
              LondonEngland
            • Royal Institute of British Architects - 5000 ft
              66 Portland Place, London

            Near the hotel

            • British Museum - 1500 ft
              Great Russell Street, London
            • Richmond Park - 1500 ft
              Richmond upon Thames, London
            • Freemasons' Hall - 1800 ft
              60 Great Queen St., London
            • Holborn - 1900 ft
              LondonEngland
            • The Cartoon Museum - 1400 ft
              35 Little Russell Street, London
            • Foundling Museum - 1500 ft
              40 Brunswick Square, London
            • The Charles Dickens Museum - 1900 ft
              48 Doughty Street, London

            Restaurants nearby

            • Antalya - 300 ft

              Address: 103 - 105 Southampton Row
              Phone: 020 7580 5355

              74% likes this, based on 264 reviews
              Cuisine: Turkish

            • Cosmoba - 200 ft

              Address: 9 Cosmo Place
              Phone: (020)-7837-0904

              79% likes this, based on 124 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

            • Denise's - 200 ft

              Address: 79 Southampton Row
              Phone: (020)-7436-1562

              75% likes this, based on 126 reviews
              Cuisine: French, European
              Price Range: USD 1 - USD 49

            • Caffe Nero - 100 ft

              Address: 12 Exmouth Market
              Phone: 020 7833 3050

              68% likes this, based on 121 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 11 - USD 21

            • Il Fornello - 200 ft

              Address: 150 Southampton Row
              Phone: (020)-7837-4584

              59% likes this, based on 110 reviews

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2010
            • Number of floors:
              7
            • Number of rooms:
              108

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            Mercure Bloomsbury Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mercure Bloomsbury

            Average guest rating

            7.6out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 871 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Rooms
            7.9
            Service
            8.0
            Value
            5.4
            Location
            7.0

            Guest reviews

            • Single
              4.6

              The location was excellent. I work in holborn and was easily able to walk in. Covent garden very close.

              The attitude of the staff when the boiler failed. Discourteous and off hand. Almost made me feel that it was my fault. No offer of complimentary breakfast, reduced rate. Not even an apology

            • Older travelers
              5.4

              Hotel convenient for tube and acces to London

              The hotel was being revamped - lift inadequate. Heating did not work. Staff coped as best they could

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              clean modern, nice staff, price, location

              No fridge or mini bar in room

            • Single
              9.2

              Comfortable, good location for my purposes, reasonable price.

              Would like to have had internet facilities available -- not just a plug-in for one's own laptop, but a monitor available to guests.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              very good value and location is perfect.

            • Single
              9.6

              perfect locations to the tube station, picadilly line. the room where i have stayed was all new, and comfortable- which is perfect for this type of Hotel. I would stay here again.

              the view from my room was the wall of next building

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              This hotel is ideally placed for Russell Square underground station and very central for both tourist and business traveller.

              Nothing to dislike about the hotel.

            • Family with children
              7.4

              the staff were very helpful espically the girl dont no her name that went out of her way to show us how to use the bus machine she knows who she is think that a breakfast should have been included for the price that i paid

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              Could have got better for cost

            • Family with children
              9.6

              Very comfortable spacious room. Good comfortable beds. Good full english breakfast. Staff attentive but not obtrusive staff.

              I must say that our stay was during renavation work on the main reseption area, this did not detract from the comfort of our visit, but I did have some reservations about using the service lift..

            • Single
              8.8

              The friendliness of the staff - very unusual in London

              No - the hotel's public areas are under renovation so I have discounted this from my review. Once they are complete it will be superb.

            • Single
              9.6

              The staff were wonderful. I booked and had paid for a single room. All single room hotels in London are shoe boxes. The staff upgraded me to a double room and put me in a quiet part of the hotel because I was staying for 6 nights and needed somewhere quiet to work.

            • Single
              8.8

              Room was clean and maintained nicely. Breakfast had a nice combination of foods.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              The room was lovely. the view was garbage but that's london

              in the middle of a refurb

            • Single
              7.4

              The rooms are really nice, by London standards, especially the bathrooms. Renovation work in the lobby spoiled the first impression, but I knew that when I booked. They say it will be ready in November.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Mercure Bloomsbury Hotel - London London location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            130-134 Southampton Row, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 5AF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              1.1 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Euston Station
              3000 ft
            • Saint Pancras International Station
              3700 ft
            Underground stations
            • Holborn
              1700 ft
            • Russell Square
              1000 ft
            • Bus stop
              1400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Antalya (cuisine: Turkish)
              300 ft
            • Caffe Nero (cuisine: Italian)
              100 ft
            Parks
            • Richmond Park
              1500 ft
            • Lincoln's Inn Fields
              2100 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2010
            • Number of floors:
              7
            • Number of rooms:
              108

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonMercure Bloomsbury

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge