Overlooking Bloomsbury’s Russell Square and a 2 minutes’ walk from the tube station of the same name, this striking Victorian hotel with marble-columned public spaces is a 6 minutes’ walk from the British Museum and a 14 minutes’ walk from Oxford Street.
Upscale rooms with polished furnishings feature flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Elegant suites add separate lounges; many also offer views of Russell Square. Room service is available 24/7.
The sophisticated bar and restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea.