Smart Russell Square Hostel is ideally located to sight see around London and to experience the nightlife.


Smart Russell Square is in an ideal position to reach any destination in London with ease, situated in the centre of London and very close to main bus routes and the London Underground. It is only a short walk away from some of London's most famous tourist attractions, including the British Museum, Oxford Street and Soho.

Please note: Guests of 16 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18. Guests of 12 years and younger cannot stay in shared accommodation and must stay either in a private room or dormitory that has been fully booked and all beds paid for. Mixed dorms are shared by both male and female guests.

Food and Drinks

Continental Breakfast is included in the room price and is served between 7.30am and 9.30am. 

Other facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Free linen.
  • 24 hour reception.
  • 24 hour guest kitchen facilities.
  • 24 hour travel shop and ticket sales.
  • No lockout or curfew.
  • Luggage storage.
  • In room locker facilities (£1.50 key charge).
  • Snack vending machines.
  • Common rooms with digital televisions.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Custom designed beds.


18th century buildings

Breakfast (at additional cost)

Public car parking for a charge (nearby)

No smoking


Free broadband access (wired)

Internet access for a charge

Self-catering facilities

Sky Television

DVD library

CD player

Luggage storage

Jobs board

24 hour security

Linen included

Common room

Security lockers

Iron/ironing board

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Central heating

Food and Drinks

Self-catering facilities

Continental breakfast (additional cost)

Electric hob



Nearby recreations

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (a short drive)

Age restrictions

Children welcome

Minimum age 0

Smart Hostel Russell Square, London - Reviews


Based on 2 reviews
Service 3.0
Rooms 1.5
Food 2.5
Website 3.5
Value 2.5
Overall Experience 2.0

Travel Info

Address: 71-72 Guilford Street, London, LondonWC1N 1DF, United Kingdom

Check In: 13:00 (1:00pm) - 04:00 (4:00am) (no arrivals allowed outside this window)

Check Out: 05:00 (5:00am) - 10:00 (10:00am)

Directions: The nearest tube station is Russell Square on the Piccadilly Line, which links to all major tube lines. Buses stop close to the hostel and airport transfers are available from the hostel (payable locally).

King's Cross, Euston and St Pancras Stations are a short walk from the hostel.

Please note that guests are more than welcome to leave luggage in reception prior to checking in to the hostel.