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71 out of 100

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Mercure London Bloomsbury

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7.8

Fair (6,364 ratings)

London, United Kingdom - 

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Nearby Russell Square

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140 m Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

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420 m The British Museum

Hotel Overview

Mercure London Bloomsbury is a hotel that has garnered mixed reviews from its guests. Here's a summary of the most mentioned pros and cons in user reviews.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Service

Cleanliness

  1. Excellent Location: Guests appreciate its central location, allowing easy access to local attractions and public transport.
  2. Friendly Staff: Many reviewers highlight the welcoming and helpful nature of the hotel staff.
  3. Comfortable Rooms: A significant number of guests find the rooms to be comfortable and well-maintained.
  4. Good Breakfast Selection: The breakfast offerings are frequently praised for their variety and quality.
  5. Cleanliness: Overall, the hotel is noted for its clean environment.
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Area for improvement

Bathroom

Accessibility

Air Conditioning

  1. Small Room Size: A common complaint among guests is that the rooms are smaller than expected.
  2. Noisy at Times: Some guests mention that noise from the street or other rooms can be an issue, affecting sleep quality.
  3. Pricey: Many reviewers feel that the hotel's rates are high considering the facilities and services provided.
  4. Occasional Maintenance Issues: There are occasional mentions of maintenance problems within the rooms or hotel facilities.
  5. Limited Amenities: A few guests note the lack of certain amenities that could enhance the stay experience.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

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Bar

Room service

Room service

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

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Score icon7.8

RateScore

Total 6,364 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.9

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7.3

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8.0

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3.9/5

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4.0/5

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agoda

100 Reviews

7.9 / 10

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booking

1,312 Reviews

7.3 / 10

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expedia

1,002 Reviews

8.0 / 10

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google

1,147 Reviews

3.9 / 5

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tripadvisor

2,803 Reviews

4.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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1,147+ People Are Talking

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Property was mentioned 419 times

31% Negative59% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Emily Collard8 months ago
5/5Google icon

Check in process was quick and easy. Although the hotel is in an old building, the decoration is nicely modern without losing the charm. There is a small lift available for the upper floors which is great for if you have luggage. My room on the 6th floor was very spacious. It overlooked the busy road out front but I didn't really notice lots of traffic noise during the night. The welcome tray was plentiful with teas, coffee, hot chocolate and the milk was in the fridge which is appreciated. The bathroom was clean and had everything I needed for an overnight stay. My only negative was the shower which was a handheld shower off the bath. It looked like there might have been a holder for the the shower head to use it like a normal shower but it was so high up that I couldn't reach it. The thing that held the shower head normally was not adjustable so it was either hold it or have the spray at a 90 degree angle spraying my face. It was fine for an overnight but if I'd been staying longer a better shower set up would have been better. This is a great hotel and I would definitely come back and stay again and would recommend to friends and family too.

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Alfred SIT8 months ago
4/5Google icon

1. I’ve spent nights in Accor’s properties in a 19-days European visit. The convenient location of Mercure Bloomsbury attracted me. 2. Confusing check in. Producing my British citizen passport upon request of the lady reception. Later found out it’s unnecessary by a male receptionist (supervisor?). Excuses were offered to explain the hiccups, eg double nationality (ie dual citizenship). Guess not many British citizens lived overseas. 3. Found out the bathroom was run out of “facial tissue” on my 2nd day of stay. I didn’t know how to operate the IP phone in room. I dropped in the reception on the G/F to request a new box of “facial tissue”. Surprisingly, I was harassed by the same lady reception for 3 minutes. For instance, “I didn’t understand what you’re talking about”, “You must be specific about your request”, “What’s facial tissue?”, “I don’t understand”. Her male colleague came into rescue again and advised the female reception to get a new box of “tissue”. He told me that they would call it Kleenex instead of “facial tissue”. 4. Interestingly, my wife found the following information from the back of the TORK® tissue box: Extra Soft Facial Tissue manufactured by Essity Hygiene and Health AB. I remain confused of what had happened even today. 5. On the day of check out, Magdalena handled the process smoothly and efficiently. She took care of storage of our luggage too. When we left Mercure Bloomsbury, Magdalena’s colleague, Tanya, greeted us with cheers, and we had friendly chats too. The overall check out experience was good.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 108

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Number of floors 7

WiFi Quality

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Idle

17

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89

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60

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Russell Square

Nearby

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

140 m

The British Museum

420 m

Covent Garden Market

1.05 km

Leicester Square

1.19 km

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Getting around

Russell Square Underground Station

350 m

Tottenham Court Road Station

770 m

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Airports Nearby

Heathrow Airport (LHR)

24.5 km

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Restaurants

Antalya Restaurant

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Pret a Manger

140 m

All Star Lanes

140 m

Taco Bell

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Caffè Nero

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Daytime safety

65 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

Unsafe

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Safety

Crime

71

Overall Safety Index

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An average rating of the six safety categories

71 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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70

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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77

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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70

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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80

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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79

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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50

54

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

54 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

58

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Mugging or robbery  57/100

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Car theft  43/100

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Car break-ins  50/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  54/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  40/100

Other crime severity

High

63

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Insult or harassment in public  54/100

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Corruption or bribery  38/100

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Drug problem  62/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $2.3

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Coffee

$2.9 - $7.6

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $3.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$16.2 - $38.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $5.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$57.9 - $162

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.1 - $17.4

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.1 - $11.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.5 - $3.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$138.9 - $309

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.6 - $35.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$28.9 - $115.7

Weather In London

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Precipitation In London

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.512

PM1023

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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