$133 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Oct 12, 2014 Check-out: Oct 13, 2014

Ambassadors Bloomsbury

4 stars
12 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0HX
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
20 reviews
Amazing location

This hotel is in a perfect location -- safe neighborhood near the tube and National Rail. Plenty of... See full review

  • andrewb194
  • Dec 3, 2013
Great location

Small but updated rooms. Very small closet but clean and comfortable. Staff helpful. 2 blocks from... See full review

  • Xrayb
  • Oct 1, 2013
Ambassadors Bloomsbury is ideally located in the literary district of Bloomsbury, central London, just a few minutes' walk from Euston, Russell Square and Kings Cross St Pancras, the Eurostar terminal to Europe. Major attractions such as the British Museum, British Library, London Zoo, Madame Tussaud, Covent Garden/Leicester Square and Camden Market are all less than a mile away. The 4 star Ambassadors Bloomsbury is 100 bedroom non-smoking hotel, with the renowned Number Twelve Restaurant and bar which specialises in British Italian fusion style cuisine. The hotel has versatile meeting rooms which can accommodate up to a maximum of 250 delegates Our room types range from Standard to Deluxe or upgrade to one of our new Ambassadors rooms. Our bedrooms are designed to be calm and relaxing with neutral colours, a contemporary bathroom or wet room.

Hotel Map

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Area served
The hotel can be found just off Euston Station, close to King's Cross St Pancras International Rail Station, which is very convenient for those travelling by Eurostar.
Nearby airports
Ambassadors from Heathrow Airport: Take the Piccadilly Line tube from Terminals 1,2,3, 4 or 5 direct to King's Cross St. Pancras station.
Area description
Ambassadors Bloomsbury is ideally located in the literary district of Bloomsbury, central London, just a few minutes' walk from Euston, Russell Square and Kings Cross St Pancras, the Eurostar terminal to Europe. Major attractions such as the British Museum, British Library, London Zoo, Madame Tussaud, Covent Garden/Leicester Square and Camden Market are all less than a mile away.

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Ambassadors Bloomsbury Rooms

Single Room
Room with one twin bed. Individually controlled air conditioning and heating, Complimentary WI-FI and wired high speed Internet access, flat screen LCD TV, with pay movies, Personal safes large enough to store a laptop, Hypnos mattresses and hypo-allergenic bedding, hairdryer, Adjustable high pressure shower, Complimentary gym facilities, Telephone and voice mail facilities, Tea and coffee making facilities, Complimentary bottle of Housewater Average square metres 11
Superior Double Room
Room with one double bed. Individually controlled air conditioning and heating, Complimentary WI-FI and wired high speed Internet access, flat screen LCD TV, with pay movies, Personal safes large enough to store a laptop, Hypnos mattresses and hypo-allergenic bedding, hairdryer, Adjustable high pressure shower, Complimentary gym facilities, Telephone and voice mail facilities, Tea and coffee making facilities, Complimentary bottle of Housewater Average Square metres 15
Superior Twin Room
Room with two twin beds. Individually controlled air conditioning and heating, Complimentary WI-FI and wired high speed Internet access, flat screen LCD TV, with pay movies, Personal safes large enough to store a laptop, Hypnos mattresses and hypo-allergenic bedding, hairdryer, Adjustable high pressure shower, Complimentary gym facilities, Telephone and voice mail facilities, Tea and coffee making facilities, Complimentary bottle of Housewater Average square metres 15
Deluxe Double Room
Room with one king bed. Individually controlled air conditioning and heating, Complimentary WI-FI and wired high speed Internet access, flat screen LCD TV, with pay movies, Personal safes large enough to store a laptop, Hypnos mattresses and hypo-allergenic bedding, hairdryer, Adjustable high pressure shower, Complimentary gym facilities, Telephone and voice mail facilities, Tea and coffee making facilities, Complimentary bottle of Housewater King size bed - 150 x 200 cms 40 inch LED TV Bathrobe and slippers Large business desk with mini fridge Average square metres 17 squares metres
Deluxe Twin Room
Room with two twin beds, Individually controlled air conditioning and heating, Complimentary WI-FI and wired high speed Internet access, flat screen LCD TV, with pay movies, Personal safes large enough to store a laptop, Hypnos mattresses and hypo-allergenic bedding, hairdryer, Adjustable high pressure shower, Complimentary gym facilities, Telephone and voice mail facilities, Tea and coffee making facilities, Complimentary bottle of Housewater,Twin, 40 inch LED TV Bathrobe and slippers Large business desk with mini fridge Average square metres 17

Amenities

  • WiFi
General
Concierge
Activities
Fitness Center
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Institute of Archaeology Collections: 0.1 mi
  • Euston: 0.2 mi
  • British Library: 0.2 mi
  • Institute of Education: 0.2 mi
  • Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology: 0.3 mi
  • The Brunswick : 0.3 mi
  • University College London: 0.3 mi
  • Grant Museum of Zoology: 0.3 mi
  • St Pancras railway station: 0.3 mi
  • School of Oriental and African Studies: 0.3 mi
  • Birkbeck: 0.3 mi
  • University of London: 0.4 mi
  • Kings Cross-St Pancras station: 0.4 mi
  • Russell Square: 0.4 mi
  • British Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Institute of Archaeology Collections: 0.1 mi
  • Euston: 0.2 mi
  • British Library: 0.2 mi
  • Institute of Education: 0.2 mi
  • Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology: 0.3 mi
  • The Brunswick : 0.3 mi
  • University College London: 0.3 mi
  • Grant Museum of Zoology: 0.3 mi
  • St Pancras railway station: 0.3 mi
  • School of Oriental and African Studies: 0.3 mi
  • Birkbeck: 0.3 mi
  • University of London: 0.4 mi
  • Kings Cross-St Pancras station: 0.4 mi
  • Russell Square: 0.4 mi
  • British Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Fitzrovia: 0.6 mi
  • Charles Dickens Museum: 0.6 mi
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine: 0.6 mi
  • Cartoon Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Royal College of Physicians Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Dominion Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • London Canal Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Regents Park: 0.7 mi
  • British Postal Museum and Archive: 0.8 mi
  • Red Mansion Foundation: 0.8 mi
  • Soho: 0.8 mi
  • London Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Sir John Soane's Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Royal Opera House: 0.9 mi
  • University of Westminster: 0.9 mi
  • Thomas Neal Centre : 0.9 mi
  • Jewish Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Photographers Gallery: 0.9 mi
  • West End: 0.9 mi
  • Royal Academy of Music: 0.9 mi
  • Oxford Circus: 1 mi
  • Jewish Military Museum: 1 mi
  • Clerkenwell: 1 mi
  • London Palladium: 1 mi
  • London Astoria: 1 mi
  • Carnaby Street: 1 mi
  • Shaftesbury Avenue: 1 mi
  • Oxford Street: 1 mi
  • Sadler's Wells Theatre: 1 mi
  • Aldwych Theatre: 1 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The hotel has versatile meeting rooms which can accommodate up to a maximum of 250 delegates

Dining

Restaurant
Number Twelve is a modern and contemporary style restaurant located within the Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel and overlooks the Dickensian style Woburn Walk. Number Twelve is an ideal venue for any social occasion. Where only the best fresh and seasonal ingredients are used, Number Twelve specialises in British Italian style cusine has menus to suit all tastes, whether it is for lunch, dinner, steak on a stone or our home made afternoon tea, our experienced and friendly team are on hand to ensure that your visit is a wonderful experience. Our Executive Chef Charles Holtz heads up a talented brigade of chefs at Number Twelve, together they bring together a mix of cuisines and cooking styles. The menus produced, reflect the changing of seasons and in keeping with typical British and Italian flavours

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (20)

Ratings and reviews for Ambassadors Bloomsbury

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
20 out of 20
Amenities:
3.5
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
3.8
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.1

95% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Harris Fu
Minneapolis, MN
Jan 7, 2013

very good location, relatively small room

the location is excellent, right in the city center, close to tube station and St Pancras train station. the room with a double bed is quite small though. considering the location, pricing is reasonable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Prof099
Business
Princeton NJ
Apr 15, 2013

Watch for room switch

Tho I had reserved a month before when I got there I got some story and was put into a tiny windowless room with an immense wheelchair bathroom (and broken wifi). Staff very nice and changed my room, but why did they give me such a horrible room in the first place?

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Patricia, Expert Traveler
Washington, DC
Aug 6, 2009

Visiting London

The main thing to remember about this hotel is not to judge it by American standards. The room are not large, closets are small and there are no radios. It is truly a European hotel and by European standards, it's a good hotel to stay in during your visit to London. The Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel is in an excellent location and easily accessible to the tube. It is within walking distance to the Euston Station but also close to the Russell Square Station which is on the Piccadilly Line. I took the Piccadilly line from Heathrow airport to the hotel. It was about a 45 minute ride and it cost me only four pounds. You can get breakfast at the Euston station at a very reasonable cost. Cafes are outside as well as inside. The lobby had a friendly warm atomsphere with lots of color and there was always a large fruitbowl of apples for the taking. The rooms are OK but small and there is a safe in the room for your valuables at no extra charge. There is an iron and board kept in the hallway but not in each individual room. However, guest need to bring their own face/wash cloths because the hotel does not supply them. Other things you might want to bring are a few extra hangers and a clock. I found the hotel personnel to be very helpful, professional with very nice warm personilities. One last thing, There are some very lovey parks across the street from the hotel which were nice to visit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Learn to travel by the tube. Maps are supplied at each station and there are attendants to get travel advise from. It is easy and inexpensive and the best and most logical way to get around London. Most of the sights are within walking distance of a tube station.Ask about purchasing a travel card. Please do not forget that Londoners drive opposite of the way we drive here in the U.S. so be very careful when crossing the streets. Remember to look both ways.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
dosulivan
Bainbridge island, wa
Jun 14, 2013

Location location

The hotel is comfortable but could use some better seating in the rooms, which are quite small. The wireless worked well in our room as well as in the lounge. The food is good, a little pricey. It is walking distance from the British museum, and Euston station and there is a bus stop practically outside the hotel. There is a tiny street with interesting shops just beside the hotel and we were told it is used for movie sets frequently. the staff in the restaurant were great. We went in for a place to visit with old friends and were there for three hours without being bothered..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Entertainment tip: Not Applicable

Don't miss walking around the area. It is packed with interesting sights and people.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
smileyf
London
Jan 15, 2013

great location, comfortable room

I was allowed to check in extremely early, which was wonderful as I had just taken a really long flight. Although I had paid for a single the room had 2 beds which was also great. I enjoyed the kettle and coffee provided by the room. There is also a little fitness facility downstairs which was clean if sparse. Everyone was very nice. The location was really convenient, a few minutes away from Euston, and it was a good value.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Xrayb
Southwest, Florida
Oct 1, 2013

Great location

Small but updated rooms. Very small closet but clean and comfortable. Staff helpful. 2 blocks from euston underground station. Only negative is only 6 tv channels. Health club adequate.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
agreenb
Business
Washington, DC
Aug 11, 2009

Good hotel, great location.

I would definitely choose this hotel again. Free WiFi in rooms (though, a bit unreliable at times). Just steps from UCL & Univ. of London. Only a few blocks from Russell Square tube station. 'Nuf said!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Whizzo
Chicago
Apr 7, 2013

Great Location

Very close to the St. Pancras station. Great for the Chunnel trains.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
andrewb194
Washington, DC
Dec 3, 2013

Amazing location

This hotel is in a perfect location -- safe neighborhood near the tube and National Rail. Plenty of nearby food options too. Room was small, bathroom especially so (even by London standards). But it was clean. Staff was very friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Charlotte Ann 57
Dalton,ga
Sep 5, 2012

Amazing

This hotel seamed very small and seemed outdated, please don't judge the cover before you read the pages..I can't wait till we go back next year..the hospitality was amazing, 5* restaurant ... The staff was polite and very helpful....rooms small but very nice...thank you for the wonderful stay......

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: In Hotel

5*****

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