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The Penn Club

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“russell square”(20 reviews)
“tv lounge”(12 reviews)
“british museum”(47 reviews)
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Ideal for what I wanted for a night out in London. Very close, walking distance, from Covent Garden and Leicester Square. Comfortable and clean room, very nice breakfast. Very homely feel. There was however shared bathrooms, which didn't bother me, no TV in the room...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel is placed in a nice quiet area but close at hand for London attractions. It's a basic hotel, no frills or luxuries. I wouldn't stay here again as it's too basic for my tastes. Breakfast was great and staff were friendly. Decor is...More

Thank kazboo
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I recently met up with a friend from Canada who was visiting London for a conference. He was staying here and suggested I did too so we could maximize our time together. This is classic old style English middle class accommodation. Good but not fancy....More

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Back in the 1970s I lived in a nurses' home (for Gt Ormond St) opposite the Penn Club in Bedford Place. We would walk past in our caps and starched caps at 7am and often wonder exactly what it was. It was many years later...More

5  Thank sunnylanes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a lovely 'club' which has a wonderful old-fashioned feel. It's a little tired and there's no lift - but you're warned of that when you arrive. My room wasn't en suite, but I didn't mind because there are plenty of facilities nearby and...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Price range
US$160 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#290 Business Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$160 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#290 Business Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
Bloomsbury
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
...More
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Bella020
21 March 2018|
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Response from alievans2015 | Reviewed this property |
They were doing minor works when I stayed, which they advised me about beforehand. I suggest you email to find out.
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"There is no elevator... ask for lower floors if you have mobility issues."
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"I haven't had a bad one yet, and I've been here countless times. Book early to get the budget option..."
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"Street very quiet. No lifts, but a few ground floor rooms. Receptionist took my case upstairs."
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"Ask about the way to the room (corridor width and steps needed to get there)"
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