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Budapest, Hungary
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I have spent three nights here, I had bussiness nearby, so the location was OK. I suppose that is the only advantage of the hotel. Shared bathroom, shared toilet, tiny little rooms, old bed, the windows are broken you cannot close them. I left the hotel completely exhausted.

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ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at County Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at our County Hotel. We are pleased to note that overall you appreciated our central location, in the heart of Bloomsbury. Equally, the County Hotel is very popular with travellers on a budget, who do not mind not having ensuite facilities and appreciate our value for money in such a... More 

Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 night's here could not fault the hotel everything you need on a budget, room was clean, bathroom was clean, breakfast was excellent, all staff were pleasant, right near train station and underground, would stop again no problem

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ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at County Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your kind comments regarding your stay at our County Hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, our excellent English breakfast, our staff were attentive and courteous and you appreciated our central location, a five minute walking distance to Russell Square Station. We will be sure to pass your kind comments regarding the... More 

Bristol, UK
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is one of the best value hotels I've found in London; the prices are extremely keen provided you book through the Imperial Hotels chain's own website, e.g. b&b for as little as about £35 at times, and two nights b&b plus three course dinner all-in for about £90: amazing! For dinner you are actually issued with a chit that... More 

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ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at County Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your kind comments on Trip Advisor regarding your stay at our County Hotel. We are pleased to note that overall you enjoyed your stay, our excellent English breakfast and you appreciated our amazing value for money in such a central location, in the heart of Bloomsbury and a short walking distance to either Russell... More 

Pontefract, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Ok, so you've paid the cheaper side of £50 a night for a London hotel less than 5 mins from Kings cross. You get what youve paid for! You dont get en suite rooms and you dont get plush luxury. What you do get is clean (albeit shabby) room with clean towels and enough tea and coffeee supplies to keep... More 

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80 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Second time I've stayed here, again was a great budget hotel. Can't ask for more for location, comfy bed, clean room and friendly staff. Breakfast is decent too, it is dated and basic but can't expect much more for the price. There's no bar here though so useful to get a few drinks etc for your room. Also make sure... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

For the price we paid, i found it excellent value for money. It is a basic hotel and quite old fashioned, however the rooms and bedding was clean. Shared bathrooms were also very clean and had individual bath mats to put down. Breakfast included which was bacon, sausages, eggs, beans, tomatoes, toast, cereal and was ok. Centrally located near to... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a place to kip for the night on the cheap, this is the place. Paid as low as £37 for a room for the night, with breakfast included. The room was good enough to get a good night's sleep, change and leave the next morning. The toilets and bathrooms are shared (I got a sink in... More 

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ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at County Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your stay at our County Hotel. We are pleased to note that overall you enjoyed your stay, our English breakfast and you appreciated our value for money in such a central location. We will be sure to pass your kind comments regarding the cleanliness of our rooms onto our... More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Agree that this should be listed as a hostel. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised by the look of the reception. After reading reviews we were expecting it to be really shabby but it looked great. Receptionist was really nice and we checked in early. Then we were told to go to the porter to collect our keys. Porter... More 

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ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at County Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at our County Hotel. We are pleased to note that you found our luggage facilities adequate and you appreciated our central location, in the heart of Bloomsbury. Equally, the County Hotel is an old style budget hotel advertised with shared facilities in the centre of London, so we apologise if... More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

OK, the furniture in the rooms is old and the lighting consists of fluorescent tubes, but I really liked this hotel (and it is a real hotel rather than a hostel). I stayed one night to try it out and after leaving immediately re-booked another stay a month later. Just try to ignore what the furniture looks like and concentrate... More 

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Yorkshire
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a good price for a stay in central London and so you don't expect a massively high standard but there were still just enough little niggles that meant that I came away from my stay disgrunted. Firstly, the positives which were that they let me check in to my room early without an extra charge as the room... More 

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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Offering exceptional value in an excellent central location, the County Hotel is the perfect place to relax after a busy day exploring the city. A short walk from three mainline stations, it's also halfway between world-renowned Oxford Street shopping and the food, fashion and festival atmosphere of Camden Market. Small and friendly, it's become the essential central London choice for sightseers and shoppers on a budget. All 175 rooms have wash-basins and bathrooms are shared between four rooms. But there's more to the County than resting your head - be sure to begin your London experience with our complimentary English breakfast. It's hearty enough to fuel even the most action-packed stay in the capital. ... more   less 

Additional Information about County Hotel

Address: Russell Square Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0JW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Price Range: $90 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — County Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 175
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“Rooms on a high floor at the back of the Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles StalybridgeTony, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles garybates86, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“shared bathrooms, just be wary!”
 of 5 bubbles 622geraldineh, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check for dirt and dust”
 of 5 bubbles johnjohnson67, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rear for quietness.”
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