This Victorian hotel overlooks the scenic Royal Tunbridge Wells Common and is a 2-minute walk from the town center.

A full English breakfast is served in the hotel’s dining room which has views of The Common.

All rooms at the Russell have private bathrooms and Freeview TVs. Tea and coffee is provided and some rooms have free Wi-Fi. Annex rooms have a small kitchenette with fridge, toaster and microwave.

The historic shopping district of The Pantiles and the floral Calverley Gardens are under 15 minutes’ walk away. Tunbridge Wells Rail Station is a 7-minute walk away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Russell Hotel has been welcoming guests since Aug 4, 2005

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel

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There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Max adults: 2
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  • 2 twin beds
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  • 3 twin beds
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  • Do all rooms have private bathroom?


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    Answered on September 25, 2019
  • Have a room with wheelchair access?

    Yes we do have one. However there are 2 sets of couple of steps to the breakfast room. If required we can serve breakfast in this room.

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    Answered on February 11, 2020
  • I have booked a twin room with wheelchair access for 2 nights, 10th and 11th September. My partner are attending a wedding and reception on Saturday 11th. Does our room have an iron and ironing board, so that we can iron a shirt and trousers? If not, is it possible to organise one please?

    Hi we can give you an iron and board no problem. Regards Russell Hotel

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    Asked about: Twin Room • Answered on September 1, 2021
  • Hi, is there a lift at this hotel?

    Sorry we have no lift. However we do have a ground floor room. Subject to availability.

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    Answered on August 13, 2020
  • Is there a twin bedded room available?

    Yes we have, just book twin room which will have 2 single beds. Russell Hotel

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    Answered on January 27, 2020
  • who takes dogs

    Sorry no dogs allowed, except Guide Dogs.

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    Answered on December 22, 2019
  • Is the cot free?

    No, There is a Charge.

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    Asked about: Double Room - Annex • Answered on September 25, 2019
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Tonbridge Castle
    3.9 miles
  • Penshurst Place & Gardens
    4.3 miles
  • Scotney Castle Garden and Estate
    7.1 miles
  • The Hop Farm Country Park
    7.3 miles
  • Hever Castle
    7.4 miles
  • Ightham Mote
    8.4 miles
  • Chartwell
    10.8 miles
  • Lingfield Park Golf Club
    11.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Bills
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Pret a Manger
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • London Gatwick Airport
    18.7 miles
  • London City Airport
    27.1 miles
  • London Southend Airport
    35.6 miles
How to get to Russell Hotel from London Gatwick Airport
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Russell Hotel
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Russell Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
£10 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
£18 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Due to the historic nature of the building, neither the main building nor the annex have elevators. The hotel does not serve lunch or dinner, however there are many different restaurants within 2-10 minutes’ walk.
The property only has 1 ground floor room with a disable bathroom. This room is subject to availability upon request.

The property has a limited number of cots and extra/sofa beds that can fit in certain rooms only. These cots/sofa/extra beds are subject to availability upon request.

Guide dogs are allowed.

Please note that parking spaces are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Further parking can be found in nearby locations and charges may apply.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Russell Hotel

  • Guests staying at Russell Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Russell Hotel by:

    • Taxi 40min
    • Train 1h 30min

  • The prices at Russell Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Russell Hotel is 1,150 feet from the center of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

  • Russell Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Russell Hotel (subject to availability):

      • Parking on site
      • Private Parking
      • Parking
      • Secure parking
      • Street parking
      • Free parking

    • Room options at Russell Hotel include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Triple
      • Single

    • Check-in at Russell Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.