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Pickwick Hall

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Booked by a friend. Came prepared with all the shared accommodation tools of trade. Basement room. Slept like a log. Fellow occupants all seem to be seasoned travellers. So long as you are prepared, the location won't disappoint.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Definitely recommending this place and coming back in a near future when in London. Accomodation was great and services enough for a family stay. 200 meters away from the British Museum and 400 mts away from the Underground. Neighbourhood totally safe.

1Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Handy location close to British Museum, clean comfortable rooms and bathrooms, well equipped self service kitchen, nice lounge, staff very friendly and helpful, nothing is too much touble, good value too!

1Thank Malcolm M
Stafford, Virginia
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I really liked this hostel. It was in a great and safe location. The wifi and noise is what keeps me from giving a 5. I used the wifi a lot, and it went out about twice for 10-30 minutes. You can also hear when people walk down the stairs. But you get towels and breakfast for free which I...

1Thank rayflo123
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Wifi is horrible, if you need to send emails or print boarding passes, cross your fingers that the wifi is working. There are mice. We were not aware that there would be construction on the outside of the building and the scaffolding workers constantly opened our window and used our outlets to plug in their appliances without notice. The bathrooms...

3Thank kty66lm
Patrick H, Owner at Pickwick Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your comments on your stay: I really wish you had enjoyed it more. We have indeed had a terrible WiFi service from one of the largest providers in the world. The service became bad - dropping frequently and slowing to a crawl at other times - in September. The provider acknowledged that there was a fault...

Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I stayed in room 4 at the front-a twin room. Beds clean and comfortable. Made to feel very welcome. Fantastic location as I walked to British Museum and West End and from Kings Cross. Enjoyed my stay.Thank You.

3Thank kidshelpl
New Jersey
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I stayed at Pickwick Hall for one night and would definitely stay there again. It was easy to get to in a quiet neighborhood. I felt very safe. My room was comfortable and the toilet and shower were close by. The breakfast was very nice and just right for me.

1Thank jodiog
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

A really fab location - we walked 15 mins to see two musicals nearby during our trip. You're a stones throw from Oxford St and the British Museum. The rooms are basic but clean, comfortable and large. Towels are provided and we used the shared bathrooms and they were fine. Breakfast is also included - cereal, toast and tea which...

2Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This place is such a bargain. For a private room, mere steps away from the British Museum you can't find a better price. This is very much a hostel not a hotel, but if you just want somewhere clean and comfortable to put your head down and save your money for everything else in London, then it's perfect. I stay...

5Thank Raggyflower
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Three of us stayed 4 nights at Pickwick Hall during the London leg of our European trip. Check in was hassle-free, receiving our keys and being ushered into our rooms immediately, giving us plenty of time to get out and explore the city. The building is quite old, built in early 1800 as shown by the twin maps of the...

5Thank scott g
Patrick H, Manager at Pickwick Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review that I expect will be very helpful to visitors to London. I am puzzled about the laundry comment. I have just checked that nearby laundromats (nearest still an uncomfortable walk away hauling laundry) charge more than we do. Perhaps you were unfortunate in having to wait to use the machine -...

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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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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: 7, Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $56 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Habitaciones familiares en el subsuelo (pedir con antelación la que mira a la calle para poder tener ventanales iluminados)”
823bonnieg, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I was lucky on the second floor and had my huge window open all night & loved it.”
jodiog, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If stairs are a problem, ask for a room on a lower floor as there is no lift.”
Nicole_Higgins, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The three bed room has fridge and microwave”
dflester, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms with shared bathroom are absolutely great value - facilities always clean and not too busy.”
danniip2013, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
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