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This hostel is in the heart of London, a 10-minute walk from King’s Cross Railway Station and the British Library. It provides budget accommodations with free WiFi access throughout.

The Smart Hostel Russell Square offers beds in mixed-sex dorms. Linen is provided and security lockers are available in all rooms. Shared and private bathrooms are available depending on room type.

Reception is open 24 hours a day, and there are no curfews or lock-out times. Guests can receive tourist information and discount tickets for major attractions.

The hostel’s common room features a large TV, and guests have use of shared kitchen facilities. A Continental breakfast is available each morning for a surcharge. Self-service laundry facilities are also offered on site.

Russell Square Underground Station is 750 feet away. The Foundling Museum, Islington Farmers Market and University College London are all within 10 minutes’ walk.

This is our guests' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Smart Russell Square Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 21, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of London, this property has an excellent location score of 8.9!

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is it quiet at night?
    We strive to make all our guests stay as comfortable as possible, with that we operate a 24 hour front desk to maintain a good atmosphere and over see..
    Answered on August 16, 2019
  • Do you get a towel with your stay?
    You can rent a towel from u on desk for 2.5£ for your whole stay
    Answered on February 26, 2020
  • Is a 17 year old allowed so stay in a shared dorm alone or is a private room required of an over 18 isn’t accompanying them?
    Guests aged 17 years old or older can stay in the shared dorms unaccompanied.
    Answered on August 15, 2019
  • Is check-out available in early morning,at 7am-8am?
    Check out is anytime until 10am, the reception desk is open 24 hours.
    Answered on February 12, 2020
  • Hi is your twin room with en suite bathroom good for 2 person only?
    Good evening, Yes it is. Kindest regards, SRS Team
    Answered on January 25, 2021
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Amenities of Smart Russell Square Hostel
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Game room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish

House rules

Smart Russell Square Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 3 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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 45 years old

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 20 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Smart Russell Square Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are allocated a bed upon check-in (the hostel is unable to hold specific beds in advance). Guests arriving early to check-in may store their luggage for free. There is a left luggage service upon check-out (there is a small fee for this service) . Guests between 16 and 45 years of age are free to place bookings in our shared dormitories. Guests aged 15 or younger and above 45 years of age are unable to use the shared dorms and must book in a private dorm or room.

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.

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 Smart Russell Square Hostel

  • Smart Russell Square Hostel is 1.1 miles from the center of London.

  • Check-in at Smart Russell Square Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

  • Smart Russell Square Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Bar crawls
    • Walking tours

  • Guests staying at Smart Russell Square Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet