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The Bloomsbury Hotel
Located on a quiet street in the heart of Bloomsbury, an area known for its literary connections, The Bloomsbury Hotel is just a five minute walk to the British Museum and Oxford Street. The impressive exterior dates back to the 1920s and inside, the wooden parquet flooring, high ceilings, chandeliers and oversized vintage furnishings reflect this. References to the Bloomsbury Set, which included Virginia Woolf and E.M. Forster, are found throughout.
The 153 rooms are all a good size, with a gray, white and black palette, ornate wooden headboards and all modern amenities. There's an attractive bar and the Dalloway Terrace offers both indoor and outdoor dining along with an award-winning menu and a range of activities from yoga to cinema evenings.
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Rooms are generously sized and are decorated in a palette of gray, cream and black. They feature ornate wooden headboards and offer all modern amenities including international plug sockets and a Nespresso coffee making machine. En suite bathrooms have marble walls and feature a shower over a bath in all except deluxe rooms and suites, which have a separate shower and bath. Suites have a roll top bath, with a TV in the bathroom as well as in the living area.
The Bloomsbury Hotel is located on a quiet residential street in the heart of literary Bloomsbury, an area famous for residents that included Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot and Charles Dickens. The British Museum is about a ten minute walk away and the bustling shopping area of Oxford Street can be reached in five minutes.
Food and drink
The Bloomsbury Club Bar, inspired by the hedonistic Bloomsbury Group, is located on the lower ground floor, and offers both an indoor area decorated with artwork and books associated with local literary legends, and outside seating with atmospheric fairy lights and intimate booths. The Dalloway Lounge and Terrace has award-winning dining and an extensive cocktail menu.
Tepee beds can be set up in deluxe rooms for children. Inside the tepee is a single inflatable mattress and bedding, an indoor camping lamp and a hotel teddy bear. The turn down service for campers includes milk and cookies.
Facilities and activities
In the mornings, yoga is available on the Dalloway Terrace and in the summer months, the terrace roof can be retracted for outdoor cinema evenings.
Tucked away in a quiet corner of central London, The Bloomsbury is welcoming and friendly and has a perfect location for exploring many of London’s main landmarks.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
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Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Explore vibrant and cosmopolitan Borough Market in the company of an acclaimed chef and food writer who can take you through the historic, stall-lined lanes, introduce you to traders and fill you in on the market's history.
Get a glimpse into the lives of the British monarchy on this full-day tour that takes in the austere Buckingham Palace in London and then tours the fascinating State Apartments of imposing Windsor Castle, the preferred royal home.
Explore delightful Greenwich, a leafy borough renowned for its magnificent architecture and strong connections to the maritime and scientific world. Stroll through the Royal Observatory, strand straddling two hemisphere's are learn about the race to reach China aboard the Cutty Sark.
Discover some of the secrets behind London's most famous literary figures on this fascinating half-day walking tour around Bloomsbury, one of the city's most creative corners. Wander through historic streets with an expert guide and finish up at the British Library.
Buckle up and sit back for the ride of a lifetime as you whizz around London's backstreets in a classic Mini Cooper, ticking off the sights as you go and discovering some of the city's hidden charms with a local expert.
Discover the history behind St Paul's Cathedral on a private guided tour with a local expert. Learn about its design and construction, the craftsmen who worked on it and climb to the top of the dome for panoramic views over central London.
Immerse yourself into the world of William Shakespeare with a trip to the Globe Theatre. This replica faithfully reproduces the original's thatched roof, open-air performance area and actors who encourage the audience to get involved in the production.
Avoid the crowds as you discover London’s most important sites with a private guide. This intimate tour visits Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London, where you can see the Crown Jewels, with a connecting boat ride along the Thames.