4.0
Very Good 2552 Reviews
Jetsetter Approved
This Hotel meets our standards
This hotel meets our standards, but we haven't stayed yet

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Restaurant
Disclaimer: This content was accurate at the time the hotel was reviewed. Please check our partner sites when booking to verify that details are still correct.
electronics lighting glass chair

Overview

Location

With a stay at Mercure London Bloomsbury, you’ll be centrally located in London, steps from Russell Square and Great Ormond Street Hospital. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Bloomsbury Square and The British Museum.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 108 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, a television in a common area, and tour/ticket assistance.

Food & Drink

Grab a bite to eat at the hotel’s restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a computer station, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A train station pick-up service is available for a surcharge.

How to Get There

Mercure London Bloomsbury
130-134 Southampton Row
London, WC1B 5AF United Kingdom

Reviews

4.0 Very Good 2552 Reviews
Worst Accor property I’ve stayed at
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an incredibly disappointing stay... this wasn’t up to an Accor property standard. The only reason I haven’t given this one star is the location. It’s very close to two underground stations on useful lines and well positioned for international visitors.

The noise was bad so wouldn’t recommend for light sleepers. We were able to hear conversations of people in adjoining rooms.

Probably the worst aspect was the room maintenance. Both our shower and toilet were broken and even the TV was installed wonky. The room was in serious need to renewal (for example lots of moisture damage in the bathroom).

Sometimes poor properties are redeemed by good service but unfortunately that didn’t occur here. Most days the staff didn’t acknowledge us and basics like getting replacement Nespresso coffee pods during daily service never occurred so each day necessitated a call to the front desk.

Excellent stay!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yet another perfect stay from first to last. Yes, the location is excellent, so very central for key sites in London and close to three Key mainline stations for trips further afield. Yes, our room was comfortable and well appointed and we know we will have tranquil rest at the end of the day. But most of all we very much appreciate the warm welcome and cheerful courtesy from the friendly hotel staff, they all set a high standard of professionalism and following frequent visits here, we can confirm that standard is consistent. It is always a pleasure to come to the Mercure Bloomsbury !

Staff were unfriendly and not all standard rooms have the same amenities
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked 2 standard rooms for my family at the same rates. But the 2 rooms were different. One room had a fridge and a nesspresso machine, but the other had neither. When i asked the service staff at the counter why there wasnt a fridge in one room ( which you would assume would be avaialble in most hotel chains), they said that not all rooms were the same, but gave no further explanation. When i said that they should have highlighted this to me when i checked in, they did not reply, and just looked at me blankly.

From the point of checking in, i felt that they were rather unfriendly. The staff checking me in kept using words like " obviously", which i felt was rather condescending, and kept looking at me in a stunned manner whenever i made a request.

I am a seasoned traveller and i am a member of accor hotels. I have stayed in other accor hotels, and have enjoyed my stay in them.

But this hotel left a bad taste in my mouth and has made me reconsider whether i should book an accor hotel in the future.

First time in London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location. Close to trains, buses. Supermarkets, laundromat, restaurants, cafes close by. Checkin staff are fast, friendly and helpful. Our Standard room is small. Air conditioner rattled but worked effectively. Bathroom floor in front of basin and mirror had hot water pipe directly underneath, which was annoyingly warm to feel after a shower and felt overheated so had to open bathroom door to cool down and let the AC in. Room service was very quick and tasty. The pasta was great but a little too al dente (Marco Pierre White Restaurant attached to hotel). Would upgrade to bigger room, but overall was ok.

Great London Hotel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mercure chain is a consistent performer. Nice, clean, quiet, up to date hotel. Good location for zone 1 sights in London. Nice restaurant attached to hotel. Close to a tube station. I will use it again.