More than just a leafy oasis gracing the city centre, this historic square offers a unique charm, beckoning visitors with its rich heritage, artistic allure, and convenient connections to the city's bustling heart.
If you’re seeking a great place to lay your head when in London, you’ll find plenty of hotels in Russell Square in London.
The best places to stay near Russell Square
Kimpton Fitzroy London
As you step inside, you’ll be greeted by marble columns and glittering chandeliers, but don't be fooled by the grand dame vibes. This place has a playful streak with luxurious bedrooms. Each room has been designed by Tara Bernerd & Partners, providing a haven of comfort, some boasting views of the square, others tucked away in charming nooks. Think plush beds, yoga mats for in-room stretches, and complimentary mugs.
The Principal London
For those who crave grandeur, The Principal London promises Victorian elegance with sweeping city views and pampering spa treatments. Picture sipping afternoon tea in their Palm Court, feeling like royalty amidst the ornate fireplaces, before retiring to your comfortable and stylish room, sleeping soundly ready for another day of big city excitement.
If you prefer a Russell Square Hotel with a little quirk, L'oscar London whispers Parisian chic, with its vibrant rooftop restaurant overlooking the city and a playful design that makes you dream of European bliss. The Dalloway Terrace serves up contemporary French delights with panoramic views, perfect for a special occasion or an evening drink before retiring to your plush bed and gorgeously decorated room.
For a more opulent stay in a charming British hotel in Russell Square, Rosewood London whispers luxury from every corner. Plush marble bathrooms, personalised butler service, and Michelin-starred cuisine at Holborn Dining Room – it's like stepping into a world of pure indulgence, complete with a gorgeous room to retire to at the end of the day.
The Bloomsbury Hotel
If you’re searching for something slightly more charming and cosy, with a unique literary vibe, The Bloomsbury Hotel might be your calling. Books line the walls, crackling fireplaces invite you to curl up with a good read, and the garden beckons for a quintessentially English afternoon tea under beautiful blue skies. A stay here is truly unique and provides a charming backdrop for a uniquely English stay.
NYX Hotel London Holborn
For the younger audiences seeking a hotel experience in Russell Square, London, NYX Hotel London Holborn is your playground. Bold colours, funky art, and a buzzing social scene create an electric atmosphere at this hotel. While staying here, grab a bite at the all-day restaurant, enjoy a game in the retro games bar, mingle at the bar with a drink in hand, or perhaps take a dip in the swimming pool.
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel, London
For a stay you can always rely on being comfortable and stylish, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel takes you back to the Art Deco era with its geometric patterns and polished surfaces. Enjoy modern European cuisine at The Bloomsbury Brasserie, then sip cocktails in the chic bar, feeling like you've stepped onto a Gatsby set.
For budget-conscious explorers, Generator London is a charming hostel haven. Affordable dorm beds, a rooftop bar, and a cinema room keep you connected and entertained, while the Russell Square tube station is just a hop away, ready to whisk you into the heart of London's adventure.
Dinner is Sorted
Dining at Burger & Lobster is a true feast for the senses. When you’re craving juicy burgers or fresh, succulent lobster, all within a stone's throw of your Russell Square haven… Look no further than Burger & Lobster. A London gem with three locations practically at your doorstep. You’ll be swept away by a sophisticated yet casual atmosphere, where quality ingredients and impeccable service are at the centre of everything.
Think plump, juicy Nebraskan beef patties stacked high with gourmet toppings like truffle mayo and caramelised onions. Or picture yourself diving into a Whole Lobster, steamed to perfection and dripping with a delicious butter sauce. If you can’t bear to choose between the two… you really don’t have to… get the Combo! The B&L Combo includes half a whole lobster and an original 5oz burger with fries, salad and a choice of sauce. The Roll Combo is equally delicious with an Original lobster roll and an original 5oz burger with fries, salad and a lemon & garlic butter sauce. Delicious!
You’ll also find a selection of delicious sides and starters on the menu, from Tempura King Prawns to a deliciously indulgent Lobster Mac and Cheese, refreshing Tabbouleh Salad and crispy Calamari. To pair with your delicious meal, you’ll find a great selection of tasty drinks. Whether you enjoy a glass of wine, a cold beer or a zesty cocktail, there’s lots to choose from on the menu. For a taste of summer, enjoy an Amalfi Coast or the Sanguine Spritz. If you prefer something with a fruity kick, Peach Blush, or for a classic, try the Cosmopolitan.
When you’re staying at one of the Russell Square hotels, the closest Burger & Lobster restaurants are Soho and Oxford Circus, just a 20 minute walk away! Hop on the tube, rely on your own two feet or hail a taxi and cruise through London to sample the finest lobster rolls in London.