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Russell Bloomsbury WC1

Bloomsbury WC1
Minimum Stay
70 m²
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Russell Bloomsbury WC1 is a stylish short let London home in an attractive, red brick mansion block. Easy walking distance to the University of London, the University of Westminster, the British Library and the garden squares of Bloomsbury. Bertrand Russell, the Philosopher and campaigner for peace, lived in this flat from 1911 to 1916.

This home is presented in excellent condition throughout and offers a hallway leading to the spacious reception room with lovely honey coloured wooden floorboards and a gas fireplace.

Master bedroom with double bed and ample storage.
Second bedroom, currently used as a study room, with a desk and sofa-bed.

Fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, washer dryer, gas cooker, fridge freezer and table and chairs.

The bathroom has a two door access from the master bedroom and the kitchen. Tub with overhead shower.

Holborn Underground - Piccadilly and Central Lines, two minutes away.
Tottenham Court Road - Central and Northern lines – under 5 minutes walk away - both Zone 1.

Russell Bloomsbury WC1 is fully furnished and equipped with linen, towels, kitchenware and WiFi.
This is a two bedroom flat on the 4th floor of a building without a lift.
This short let London home sleeps up to 3 people in a double bed and a single sofa bed.

Wonderfully cultural Bloomsbury location, no doubt enjoyed by the philosopher Bertrand Russell when he lived here! The British Library, The British Museum and Holborn's historic treasures are a walk away past the lovely garden squares of this area. Hop on a bus to Oxford Street and find all the cafes, restaurants and local amenities that you need close by.


My sister and enjoyed our stay at Russell Bloomsbury. No complaints whatsoever. Regards, Esther Ondrack, September 2015

Dear London Agent, We would like to thank you for an awesome stay - the flat was at the centre of everything, phenomenal location, thoughtfully designed, tastefully decorated and very very easy to feel at home in. We really enjoyed the books, the history, the town and the weather. Thanks once again! Jo, July 2013


Close by attractions

  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Cinemas/movie theaters
  • Museums
  • Theaters
  • Concert halls
  • Health/beauty spa
  • Antique shops
  • Zoo / wildlife park
  • Fitness center/gym
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Biking
  • Horseback riding



Bloomsbury is dense with ancient buildings and famous garden squares but at the same time close to contemporary London and the famous sights and attractions. Many buildings survive from before the Great Fire of 1666, including the magnificent timber-framed facade of Staple Inn.

This lovely area is historically associated with the intelligentsia, social reformists and gifted writers. During the 18th and 19th centuries hospitals and universities were established in an area previously only fields and manor houses.
London's first home for abandoned children was established in 1739 -The Foundling Hospital - a period when most children in London died before the age of 5. Today there is a museum on the site and a children's play park with animals and paddling pool at Coram Field.

Bloomsbury also lent it's name to the Bloomsbury Group - a well known group of artists and writers who at the turn of the last century were politically outspoken, sexually uninhibited and Bohemian; its more famous members being Virginia Woolf and E. M. Forster.

Both the University of London and The British Museum are located in the area and continue the tradition of culture and learning. The British Museum houses a vast collection of artifacts of immense historical importance, the Rosetta Stone and the Egyptian mummies being perhaps best known.

Nearby Holborn is historically home to the legal profession. The four Inns of Court - Lincoln's Inn, Gray's Inn, the Inner Temple and the Middle Temple - were located here to symbolize the function of the law as 'referee' between the City and Westminster. The Inns are open to the public and offer a fantastic contrast to the modern busy city surrounding - medieval buildings, manicured lawns, quiet alleys and courtyards, plus busy, be-wigged lawyers.

When the ancient and the highbrow wear you out, take a break in one if the beautiful garden squares in the area - Russell Square, Bloomsbury Square, Gordon Square or Tavistock Square. Or launch into contemporary London - it's on your doorstep. Stroll down to the West End theatres, Covent Garden with it's famous Opera House, Soho, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace and Big Ben - all the famous London must see sights are within a short walk or tube ride.

Small Print


The calendar for this property is not live. We will check availability for you, Monday-Friday during office hours which are 9.00 -17.30 GMT. Please send us your request and we will reply to you promptly.


  • The total rate displayed includes exit cleaning and WiFi.
  • Housekeeping service with linen change once a week is also included for stays of seven nights or more.
  • Cots are charged separately and on request at £25.00 per week.


Please book via the property details. Input your dates and number of people to calculate the total. Then follow the Book Now button to the booking form and secure payment gateway. Your card will be will be pre-authorised by your card provider but will not be charged until your booking is confirmed by us. You will receive a confirmation email during our office hours: Monday - Friday 9.00 - 17.30 GMT.


The property manager may request credit card details to cover the £250.00 damage deposit and to guarantee your booking.


You may cancel your booking forty-two nights or more before the start and receive a 50% refund of the total rent, less card fees. If the booking is cancelled less than forty two nights before the start of the stay no refund will be made. We urge you to have travel insurance in place.


  • Standard arrival time is: 14.00
  • Standard departure time is: 10.00
  • To guarantee an early arrival please book the night before. Likewise, if you want to stay later than the standard departure time, please book that day. It may be possible to leave bags at the property whilst housekeeping is on site, both before and after your stay, but this can not be guaranteed.


  • Only people listed on the booking form are permitted to stay at the property.
  • No smoking as standard in all London short term rentals.
  • No parties and no pets.


The property provider is a well established and professional property management company who will be your point of contact and take care of you for the duration of your stay.

Please see our FAQ page for more information.


  • Private residence
  • Fourth floor
  • Oven
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Shower over tub
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer
  • Central heating
  • TV
  • Wifi


  • Self check-in
  • Key collection off site
  • Secure entry system
  • Walk up - no lift
  • Weekly clean & linen change

Business facilities

Optional extras - charges apply

  • Housekeeping
  • Cot


Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs
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