Grange Buckingham4.0 out of 5.0
Recent guest reviews
We have stayed in a number of these small hotels in London and this is one of the nicest for the price. The room is relatively large and has a nice kitchenette. The location is very good -- easily accessible by tube. We had the continental breakfast -- we could have upgraded to a full English cooked breakfast for an extra fee, but don't want that much breakfast. The only issue we had was that our room had a tea kettle, milk and biscuits, but no tea bags. When we asked at the front desk they said that we could call room service if we wanted tea. But we didn't want to pay for room service, we just wanted to make tea in our room. So we walked to the corner and bought a box of tea bags.
No where is cheap in the capital unless you want dirty small and or dangerous. The Buckingham is none of those. Really spacious rooms, very clean and it's clear they are trying to live up to their self acclaimed 4 stars. Nice professional greeting on arrival and flexible about getting a quiet room. It's an old converted house that is aiming for the boutique end of the market. Well appointed rooms with a king size bed and a Sep shower to the bath. Bathroom well appointed and clean. Bedding was comfortable and even though I like a cool room I was nervous about the thinness of the duvet; it was spot on though. Bed was a trifle hard though. Breakfast is a strange affair though. It's a help your self continental affair with no cooked option so a star deducted for that. You can't be a 4 star and not offer a full English in my view. Also slightly irritated by the mother's pride type bread provided for toast. Bit cheap guys. Rest of the breakfast was good though. Def an option for staying again for me.
My family was “upgraded” from the Grange Portland to the Buckingham just down the street. Having not seen the rooms, I am not sure if it was an upgrade or not. For a stay during the winter, the hotel is fine – but I do not recommend it for the summer as there is no air conditioning! The location in Bloomsbury is ideal for sightseeing. The street is so quiet during the day but we were awakened each of 3 nights by drunken people making a lot of noise at around 2am. The front desk staff was all just wonderful to encounter and helped us to research a few things. The on-site continental breakfast was very good, with a nice selection. Importantly, the breakfast staff was excellent – present but not overbearing. The rooms were very large with a small “kitchenette.” There is a fridge, microwave and tea making area.
We're not tourist, just needed a place for one night so we didn't have to commute an hour back home at the end of a planned evening in town. Chose the Buckingham because of reviews and location as we made dinner reservations at a nearby restaurant. LOCATION: Quiet neighborhood, short distance from plenty of pubs, restaurants, and attractions. Short equal-distance from Chancery Lane/Totenham Court Road tube stations, and easily walk-able from Euston Square & Kings Cross. SERVICE: Check-in is not until 1500, but we arrived early to drop our luggage off instead of dragging it around town. By chance, our room happened to be ready so we checked-in. We got room 103, which was situated at the back of the hotel. Not much of a view, but it was nice and quiet. ROOM: Huge spacious room with an ensuite tub/shower. Also had a small wet area that consisted of a sink, microwave, and small fridge. Closet also had an electronic safe. There's a TV and Wi-Fi available, but were not used. BREAKFAST: If you don't order an english breakfast, they have a decent continental spread with cereals, rolls, fruits, meats/cheese, etc. We did order the full breakfast, which was cooked to order. Nothing spectacular, it was as expected. CONCLUSION: We were amazed at how quiet and peaceful our room location was. There had to have been neighbors because they were fully booked that Friday night, but we did not hear them. Definitely a place to return to the next time we decide to spend a night in the city.
One night stay at this lovely hotel. Friendly staff on reception made check-in easy. Stayed in room 1, ground floor, facing reception - very large double room which was very clean. Comfy bed. Room is situated at front of building so a lot of noise from the street throughout the night - room would benefit from double glazing to reduce noise. Breakfast is served in small garden room at the back. All staff very polite.
Pleasant business stay at hotel. Had basement room 3 which was large and well resourced. It is short on natural light but lots of lighting and nicely dark and quiet when sleeping. Generally find this a good value hotel comparatively for London
We stayed for 8 days in a triple - very comfortable and spacious for our group of three - having access to fridge and microwave was essential. We were on the 3rd floor with windows that opened - allowing for cool breezes into the room at night. Daily breakfast was convenient and enough to keep us going for many hours! Every staff member we were in contact with was friendly and helpful. The area is quiet and safe at night with several pubs and restaurants nearby. Easy walk to tubes and adjacent neighborhoods. We easily traveled to all areas of London (walking, bus, tube, boat, GWR, DLR), including excursions to Greenwich and Windsor, using Grange Buckingham as our base.
Stayed in this hotel for the first time whilst on business in London, and would stay again. Check in was very quick and I was attended by a lovely receptionist, who explained everything I need to know. Room was large and very comfortable, see attached pictures, also good free WiFi. Breakfast was continental and very nice with lots on offer. Check out again was easy, will be back when in London.
I like grange hotels and I am a frequent user of their hotels. However, the Buckingham basement rooms are not good, not enough natural light, no windows you look out of and room 3 has a musty smell to it. On the positive, it was a very big room and bathroom, but take a room on the upper levels. The other issue is that room 3 is directly below the breakfast room and breakfast starts early with the inevitable chair and table scraping.
Stayed here for a couple of nights. It is a small boutique hotel in a quiet road but within walking distance of The British Museum, the West End and Oxford Street. We stayed in room 5 (in the basement). It was clean a well maintained and very large. Added bonus was a small kitchenette with large fridge, microwave, sink etc. The bathroom as well as a bath had a separate shower. The small breakfast room at the back of the property provided an English breakfast cooked to order. - something you don't get in larger hotels. i would highly recommend it.
- Walking distance to Russell Square and The British Museum
- Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
- Concierge services
Located in Bloomsbury, Grange Buckingham is adjacent to Russell Square and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like The British Museum. This 17-room, 4-star hotel has conveniences like a bar/lounge, 24-hour room service, and free in-room WiFi. St George’s, Bloomsbury and University of London are also a short walk from this London hotel.
Start your day off with English breakfast, available for a fee. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.
The 17 rooms feature kitchenettes. Guests can expect TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Coffee makers, free newspapers, and safes are other standard amenities.
At Grange Buckingham, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, express check-in, and express check-out. Transportation is made easy with limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free newspapers, laundry facilities, and a garden.
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68% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 170 reviews