Region: Greater London

Disabled Facilities: No

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: 71-72 Guildford Street, , London WC1N 1DF

Contact: 0207 486 2420



Why is this accommodation venue great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

This hostel is in the heart of London, a 10-minute walk from King’s Cross Railway Station and the British Library. It provides budget accommodation with free Wi-Fi access throughout.  The Smart Hostel Russell Square offers beds in mixed-sex dorms. Linen is provided and security lockers are available in all rooms. Shared and Ensuite facilities are available depending on room type.

Reception is open 24 hours a day, and there are no curfews or lock-out times. Guests can receive tourist information and discount tickets for major attractions.

The hostel’s common room features a large TV, and some shared kitchen facilities are available. Self-service laundry facilities and an internet cafe are also offered on site.
Russell Square Underground Station is 250 yards away. The Foundling Museum, Islington Farmers Market and University College London are all within 10 minutes’ walk.

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What size groups do they cater for?

From 10 to 60+

Please provide information room sizes and room facilities?

We provide shared and Ensuite facilities to match every budget.

Room sizes varies from Twin Private Rooms until 18 bedded dorms.

What is the cost of the accommodation?

Rates available upon request.

What is your process for booking pre-arranged risk assessments?

Risk assessment available upon request.

What are the booking contact details?

Groups department –

Do you have first aid on site?

The hostel Manager and staff have been trained on emergency first aid.

What facilities do they have for school trips and educational visits?

o 24-hour reception!
o Security lockers in the rooms (£1.50 per day)
o Currency Exchange available at reception!
o FREE linens and blankets included!
o No lock-out times or curfews!
o Individual security key-cards for every room!
o 24-hour CCTV for added security!
o FREE WIFI and internet access available in the common rooms!
o Comfortable lounge rooms with television
o On-site self-service laundry facilities!
o FREE tourist information and 24-hour assistance!

Free Continental breakfast buffet is served daily from 7:30 – 9:30

We offer packed lunches (menu and rates upon request)

Are there disabled facilities?

No disabled facilities.

What are your opening days and hours?

All Year Round.

Hostel reception is open 24h daily.

Do you have any testimonials from previous customers?

“The stay was amazing... The staff were cheerful and great..” – Andrew, England

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

All cancellations are subject to a cancellation charge. We require cancellations submitted in writing. Acceptable forms of cancellation are letter, fax or email.
A cash-only security deposit is required at check-in. The security deposit is based on the following scale:
a. 10 to 20 PAX - GBP 100.00
b. 21 to 40 PAX - GBP 150.00
c. 41 PAX or more - GBP 200.00

Lockers are available for every guest in every room and cost £1.50 per night to rent. Your security key-card is activated with the locker details at reception.

The Hostels provide pillows, Duvets and bed sheets. Guests should bring their own towels (They can be purchased from reception too for £5.00).

Limited luggage storage is available and costs £2.00 per bag from check-out to midnight on the day of your departure (free before check-in).

No age limit for groups. All Groups must have minimum one Group Leader who is responsible for the entire group. Leaders will be the contact person for our staff, and will be expected to act on all complaints.

Age of Children / Pupils: 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Hostels Inns

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