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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 July 2016

My very first stay on Wednesday 27th July but I will be back ....The hotel is to say the least ....different , do not expect a big lobby or immensity in your room , this isn't what the Rough Luxe is about, however if you like a friendly and efficient welcome , a very clean and well appointed room &...

1Thank Jacques H
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This quirky creative hotel is a real gem. Firstly its perfectly located if you travel into London via Kings Cross, Euston or St Pancreas and given its location our room was surprisingly quiet too . Secondly if you aren’t a fan of corporate beige and characterless non-places this is the perfect antidote ….covered in genuine artwork with plenty of extra...

Thank Mark C
Clinton, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Quirky style and certainly not what you would get in one of the big chain hotels. But what a fabulous location, right next to Kings Cross/St. Pancras and fantastic value. If you get a double room, you won't believe the price. Great breakfasts and helpful management. Also if you get a room at the back, it is amazingly quiet for...

Thank 777cameron
Correggio, Italy
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Spent one night with my wife in this cozy, stylish small hotel, very conveniently located. This place has character, starting form the small lobby decorated with art pieces, the narrow wooden stairs and characteristic rooms. We could book only the smallest room, and bed was a little narrow for two, but there are other wider suites available. The experience was...

Thank Giuliano S
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We were worried it would be too run down and dirty but when we got there it was great and very quirky the staff were very accommodating the bathroom was lovely and the room and bedding was very clean. Would stay again

Thank Bambooey
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Lovely place exactly as expected from write up. Excellent service from friendly, caring staff, ideal location, clean, quirky and definitely worth a visit. Yes, rooms are on the small side (as you are made well aware from description) but what can you expect from a house built in the16th century? Loved every minute and will be going back.

Thank sueneal2016
Reviewed 15 February 2016

3 stays at Rough Luxe over a year, and while the concept still flies, the place is getting weary. If any of these things were one offs, you might not notice, but when 3 visits accumulate failed bulbs, no glasses, an a previous guest's damp towel in the bathroom, you begin to wonder. & then a reservation at a nicely...

2Thank thecustomer
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Nice place. Small but cosy. Quirky decor. Great location, 2 mins from Kings Cross. Don't book if you're a snob. Very different. Can't really ask for more from a small and well priced B&B in this location.

2Thank Mukukumu
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I loved my stay at the Rough Luxe! Everyone was very friendly, and helpful. The location near the train station is fantastic, and the design of the hotel is brilliant. Yes, it has small rooms, but it's a renovated historic house! Would definitely stay there again.

Thank Kimberley S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2015

We loved the style of the hotel, the concept really works. Beautiful modern bathroom and very comfortable beds. We were made to feel very welcome at every point of our stay, we received a complimentary room upgrade when we arrived and every request we had was met. We were only booked in for one night but had there been availability...

Thank Tasha R

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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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Additional Information about Rough Luxe Hotel

Address: 1 Birkenhead Street, London WC1H 8BA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Hotel Class:4 star — Rough Luxe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“I don't think there is much to choose from between the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles PaulTheHelpful, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 has a superb, deep copper, free standing bath. Amazing! Couldn't ask for more.”
 of 5 bubbles sueneal2016, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here if you have luggage and suites are not suites so don't be fooled”
 of 5 bubbles JennyP620, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“back of hotel as a very noisy area of London”
 of 5 bubbles Shaz1Uk, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Family suite Room 6 and 7 beware no lift not for the unadventurous”
 of 5 bubbles Bird4589, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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