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The Holiday Inn Bloomsbury hotel offers fantastic modern accommodation with 313 air-conditioned bedrooms, including 29 Executive rooms. It provides a range of amenities to ensure maximum comfort and relaxation.
The hotel is located in Russell Square; an area renowned for its elegant garden squares, and is perfectly located for easy access to the centre of the city and the West End. This superb, modern hotel offers a high standard of comfort to guests visiting the capital on business, for pleasure or a little of both.
Rooms at the hotel range from Standard to Suite and are decorated in a clean contemporary style in a calming colour palette with comfortable fabrics and furnishings. All rooms are ensuite, fully air-conditioned and feature central heating with double glazed windows, interactive television with pay-movies and built-in radio and alarm clock, direct-dial telephone, modem point, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, trouser press, hair dryer, Iron and ironing board. The hotel is family friendly and travel cots can be requested. The slightly more expensive executive rooms have been designed for absolute comfort by a professional sleep therapist, ensuring the perfect night's sleep and feature a more extensive range of luxury amenities.
The Junction Restaurant serves modern British cuisine from an exciting a la carte menu. Meanwhile light meals and snacks, as well as a fully licensed bar are available at the Junction Bar and Lounge. There is a range of 36 different wines, along with a selection of champagnes. If you prefer a drink in a less formal setting, the hotel has a traditional Irish pub in the form of Callaghan’s, a fun place for a drink or light meal. With a menu of traditional British dishes like fish and chips, bangers and mash, an all day breakfast and a choice of sandwiches, you can sample a piece of England.
The Holiday Inn Bloomsbury has recently installed an on-site gym, with steam rooms, Jacuzzis and saunas where you can relax at the end of a day exploring. Beauty treatments and pampering is available at the off-site Ozone Health & Fitness club.
The Holiday Inn Bloomsbury is perfectly located just off Russell Square, between the nightlife, attractions and exciting venues of the West End and Covent Garden, and the Business districts of the city centre.
From the hotel you can walk to The British Museum to see over 7 million historic artifacts, The British Library, which has a programme of talks and exhibitions; and the Wellcome Museum, which has a selection of curiosities sourced from around the world, such as paintings made entirely of pills, mummies and fertility dolls.
To the north, you are a 15-minute walk from Regent's Park and London Zoo. To the south, you can walk to London's Theatreland district, which covers Piccadilly, The Strand and Covent Garden showing dramas, musical and comedies. Shopping addicts will be in heaven when visiting Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, which together encompass over 450 designer and high street shops over two miles.
The Holiday Inn is well served by transport links with Russell square tube station only a minute or two away on foot. Many buses pass this central area and Black taxis can be found in abundance. Russell Square station services the Piccadilly line, which has direct links to King’s Cross St Pancras Station (where the Eurostar terminus is located); Heathrow Airport; and many other fascinating areas of central London.
Staying at a Holiday Inn may mean sacrificing character and cutting edge style for a reliable name, but reasonable rates and a very good location make this hotel a good consideration. To ensure your stay is peaceful request a room away from the right hand side facing the street, where traffic noise can disrupt sleep. Breakfast at the hotel is pricy, but there is a very convenient 24-hour Tesco and Waitrose just a few minutes' walk away so you can pick up a cheaper option.