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Description & Details of The Buckingham
Location. The Buckingham is a historic hotel in Bloomsbury in central London, England. The area is famous for the early 20th-century 'Bloomsbury Set' of writers and academics. The British Museum is 200 metres away from the hotel, and the British Library and Covent Garden are within half a mile. Russell Square Tube station is 200 metres from the hotel.
Hotel Features. Converted from a four-storey Georgian townhouse, the intimate hotel backs onto landscaped gardens overlooked by a terrace.

Breakfast is served in The Buckingham hotel's contemporary Garden Restaurant with garden access. Guests can enjoy drinks and snacks, and complimentary newspapers and magazines in the modern Clarendon Bar, which also opens onto the garden terrace.

Multilingual concierge staff can give sightseeing advice. Guests can use a nearby fitness centre, The Grange, at a reduced rate. It has an indoor pool, steam room and sauna and offers beauty therapies (surcharge).

Guestrooms. The Buckingham hotel's 51 guestrooms blend contemporary decor with authentic Georgian details such as fireplaces, sash windows and high ceilings with coving. The bright rooms have separate seating areas and kitchenettes with microwave ovens and refrigerators. There are also high-speed Internet connections, safes and tea/coffee making facilities. The private bathrooms have separate baths and showers.

Room Types:

Standard Double/Twin:   One double or two twin beds. Light modern decor with original Georgian period features. Satellite television with premium channels, CD player, Internet connection, tea and coffee making facilities, kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator. Bathroom with designer toiletries and hair dryer.

Driving Directions:
From Heathrow Airport (LHR):
Distance to The Buckingham hotel is 15 miles, approximately 40 minutes' drive.

Getting there. The Heathrow Express train is the quickest way into London. It departs from the airport every 15 minutes, and takes 15 minutes to reach Paddington Station in central London. The journey is non- stop and costs 14.50 GBP. Paddington is on the Hammersmith and City, District and Circle, and Bakerloo lines of London's Underground (Tube). Additionally, the airport is on the Piccadilly line of the Underground, which runs directly to Russell Square, Kings Cross, Leicester Square, Knightsbridge and Green Park underground stations. The journey to central London takes approximately one hour, and trains depart every 10 minutes. A one-day travel pass costs 6.30 GBP, including travel to Heathrow (in zone 6). Black taxis cost approximately 50 GBP to central London. Coaches operate to London Victoria and the rest of the UK, and the airport is also served by local buses. Prices are all subject to change.

Getting around. The Buckingham hotel is 200 metres from Russell Square Tube station (on the Piccadilly line). The London Underground (Tube) and buses are the easiest ways to travel within London. Single tickets are expensive, but an electronic Oyster card offers a cheaper fare. Oyster cards can be purchased from ticket offices for 3 GBP (refundable). Daily or weekly travel passes are the most economical way to travel, and are valid on buses, trams, trains, and DLR, as well as on the Underground. Black taxis are available on the streets, but can be expensive. Driving is not recommended for visitors and a congestion charge zone is operated in central London.
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Features & Amenities of The Buckingham
Dry cleaning service
Parking nearby
Patio
Express check-in
Concierge services
Bar/lounge
Laundry facilities
Express check-out
Restaurant(s)
Comp newspapers in lobby
Breakfast services
Medical assistance available
Suitable for children
Room service (limited hours)
Shoe shine
Security guard
Television in lobby
Elevator/lift
Airport transportation (fees apply)
Room Amenities:

• Cookware/dishes/utensils • Direct-dial phone • Blackout drapes/curtains • Separate bathtub and shower • Sewing kit • Extra towels/bedding in room • Electronic/magnetic keys • Handheld shower • Premium bedding • Separate sitting area • Rollaway beds • Cribs (infant beds) available • Window opens • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Extra towels/bedding 
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Activities & Atractions for The Buckingham
- British Museum - 200 metres| - Theatreland district - 0.5 miles (1 kilometre) | - British Library - 0.5 miles (1 kilometre) | - British Transport Museum - 0.5 miles (1 kilometre) | - Covent Garden - 0.5 miles (1 kilometre) | - New Oxford Street - 0.5 miles (1 kilometre) | - St. Paul's Cathedral - 2 miles (3 kilometres) |
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