Where to Stay

This list comprises a selection of accommodation of various types, most of which within easy walking distance of the Institute.

Information is as known at October 2017. Please note that this listing does not constitute a recommendation.

Unless otherwise stated, the cost category reflects the rate for a standard single room including breakfast and VAT.

An asterisk (*) indicates that discounts are available to the University of London. When making a reservation, please refer to the 'ULPC local supplier agreement'.

A hash (#) indicates that the relevant hotel participates in the the International Education Support Scheme run by HOTELSCOMBINED.COM. To claim the 10% rebate, bookings must be made through the HOTELSCOMBINED website. Further information on the scheme.

For rooms in private houses or flats, or self-contained flats, contact DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE, an agency which specialises in arranging accommodation for visiting researchers (website: www.doctorhouse.co.uk ; email: doctorinthehouse1@gmail.com).

For longer stays, check out Studios2Let, which has a selection of small flats in central London, including the Bloomsbury area (website: www.studios2let.com; email: info@londonshortletting.com). 

Under £80

Carr Saunders Hall
18-24 Fitzroy Street, W1T 4BN
Tel: 020 7107 5888
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University hall of residence located near Warren Street station (Northern/Victoria lines). Non-smoking. Twin and single rooms, all with washbasin. Telephone in room. Dining hall, bar, tv lounge, games room, kitchenette and laundry facilities. Rooms available in vacation only.

* Crescent Hotel
49-50 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H 9EL
Tel: 020 7387 1515
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Guest house quietly situated close to British Library. Non-smoking. Most rooms with ensuite facilities; some ground-floor rooms available. Telephone, tv and tea/coffee making facilities in room. Garden. Discount for stays of over three nights.

Rosebery Hall
90 Rosebery Avenue, EC1R 4TY
Tel: 020 7107 5850
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University hall of residence located opposite Sadlers Wells Theatre near the Angel station (Northern line). Non-smoking. Twin, single and triple rooms available, some with ensuite facilities. Disabled access. Telephone in room. Tv lounge, games room, kitchenette and laundry facilities. Rooms available in vacation only.

Stay Central
Malet Street, WC1E 7HY
Tel: 020 7862 8881
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University of London portal to halls of residence in Bloomsbury. Single, double rooms, some with ensuite facilities available (minimum 2 night-stay). Flats for longer stays also available. Rooms only available in vacation.
 

£80 - £120

Harlingford Hotel
61-63 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H 9EL
Tel: 020 7387 1551
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Located close to the British Library. All rooms offer ensuite accommodation, with telephone, tv, tea/coffee making facilities, and hairdryer.

# Mentone Hotel
54-56 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H 9EL
Tel: 0207387 3927
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Guest house quietly situated close to British Library. All rooms with ensuite shower/wc. Telephone, tv and tea/coffee making facilities in room. Hairdryer and iron available on request. Garden. Parking.

The Penn Club
21-23 Bedford Place, WC1B 5JJ
Tel: 020 7636 4718
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All rooms with washbasin and wireless internet access. Non-smoking. Tea/coffee making facilities in most rooms, otherwise available in dining room. Library/lounge. Hairdryer on request.

Studios2Let
36-27 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H 9EH
Tel: 020 7380 8450
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Serviced apartments with ensuite showers/wc, kitchenette, direct dial telephone, tv, wifi and garden access. 

# Tavistock Hotel
Tavistock Square, WC1H 9EU
Tel: 020 7636 8383
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Large hotel in the Imperial Hotel Group overlooking Tavistock Square. All rooms with ensuite bathroom. Some rooms with facilities for disabled users. Telephone and tv in room. Tea/coffee facilities on request. Lift. Wine bar. Pay garage. Central reservations line: 020 7278 7871.

# Thanet Hotel
8 Bedford Place, WC1B 5JA
Tel: 020 7636 2869
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Small family-run hotel in side street off Russell Square. All rooms with ensuite shower/wc. Telephone, tv, tea/coffee making facilities in room. Early booking essential.

 

£120 - £150

# Ambassadors in Bloomsbury
12 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H 0HX
Tel: 020 7693 5410
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Located close to Euston Station and the British Library. Air conditioning, safe and ensuite bathroom. Non-smoking rooms available, as are rooms with facilities for disabled users. Restaurant. Lift.

Mercure Bloomsbury
130-134 Southampton Row, WC1B 5AF
Tel: 020 7833 3691
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Contemporary boutique hotel. Air conditioning, ensuite bathroom with rainfall showers, safe. Non-smoking rooms available. Restaurant. Bar. Breakfast not included.

Over £150

Buckingham Hotel
39-40 Bedford Place, WC1B 5JT
Tel: 020 7636 2474
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Studio rooms, all with en suite facilities and kitchenettes. Telephone, tv, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer, room safe.

* Goodenough Club
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N 2AD
Tel: 020 7837 8831
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An academic environment with a touch of luxury. All rooms with ensuite facilities. Telephone, tv, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer in room. Restaurant. Café-bar. Health club. Flats available for stays of more than one week.

# Lancaster Hotel
4-6 Bedford Place, WC1B 5JD
Tel: 020 7637 3400
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Georgian townhouse hotel in the Grange Group. All rooms with ensuite shower/wc, some with bathroom. Telephone, tv, tea/coffee making facilities in room. Restaurant. Lounge. Garden.

London Premier Inn (Euston)
1 Dukes Road, WC1H 9PJ
Tel: 0871 527 8656
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Located close to Euston Station and the British Library. All rooms with double bed, duvet and ensuite bathroom. Non-smoking rooms available. Telephone, tv, tea/coffee making facilities in room. Restaurant. Bar. Price per room, not per person. Breakfast not included.

Morton Hotel
2 Woburn Place, WC1H 0LH
Tel: 020 7692 5600
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Located on the corner of Russell Square, the recently-renovated hotel offers rooms and suites with kitchenette. All rooms with bathroom, telephone, tv, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer, and air conditioning.