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The Montague on the Gardens

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Why We Love It

  • Next door to the British Museum & near Oxford Street
  • Rooms are "beautifully appointed," says The AA Hotel Guide
  • Award-winning afternoon tea, with options for children
  • Pretty garden has a barbecue grill in summer & a ski lodge in winter

"A winning combination for traveling culture buffs" -- Frommer's
100%
Enjoyed This
(23 Member Ratings)
"There service was impeccable at this hotel. There was a warm, friendly ambience. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were clean & comfortable & the breakfast was really lovely."
dawn
Feb 25, 2018
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom

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Map & Directions

The hotel is less than five minutes’ walk from Russell Square. From Heathrow, take the Piccadilly Line to Russell Square, which will take around an hour. From Gatwick, take the train to Waterloo and take the Northern Line to Tottenham Court Road, which is a 7-minute walk.

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Overview

The Montague on the Gardens is a stone’s throw from the best London has to offer -- next door to the British Museum with Oxford Street and the West End within walking distance -- but far enough away from the hordes of tourists found in central London.

Set in pretty Bloomsbury, the property is family-friendly with well-thought-out, quiet rooms. Some are quite small, which is typical for such a historical building, but many have lovely garden views. Bottled mineral water, Internet TVs, free Wi-Fi, DVD and CD players are standard, with a library of films and music from which to choose.

Suites offer more space, evening canapés and king size beds. Children won't get bored with loaner board games, toys and game consoles, and they also get kids’ slippers and bathrobes in the bathroom.

The award-winning (AA-Rosette) Blue Door Bistro restaurant serves upscale classics, such as seared sea trout with crushed new potatoes, prawn stroganoff, and a Wagyu beef burger with truffle and Parmesan chips. After dinner, retire to the Cigar Terrace overlooking the gardens, which is reserved for cigar smokers from 5pm onwards in the winter (10pm during the summer).

The real showstopper, however, is the Garden Grill, serving grilled meat, barbecue dishes and Pimm’s cocktails on the secluded terrace in the summer. In the winter, the space is transformed into a themed ski lodge, serving cheese and chocolate fondue, mulled wine and mugs of hot chocolate.

From the press:
  • "The bedrooms are beautifully appointed" -- The AA Hotel Guide
  • "A winning combination for traveling culture buffs" -- Frommer's

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Butler service
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries

Parking

  • Public car park (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Facilities for guests with special needs

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children up to 11 years of age stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). There is no extra bed; cot/crib available on request, free of charge for children under 2 (in the Classic King Rooms and above only).

Pets: Pets are allowed on request. Charges will apply.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer service available Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm GMT + 8.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

100%
Enjoyed This
(23 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Montague on the Gardens (Part of Red Carnation Hotels) over the past 15 months.
4.8 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.3 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.3 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
There service was impeccable at this hotel. There was a warm, friendly ambience. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were clean & comfortable & the breakfast was really lovely.
dawn Feb 25, 2018 Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very friendly and quiet location. Lovely hotel with a good breakfast.
Jane Feb 19, 2018 Deal, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The staff and service at The Montague is wonderful. Everyone takes the time and effort to make certain your stay is the best it can be.
Other Comments
Though the rooms tend to be “compact” and amply filled with furniture, they are comfortable and make one feel like a guest in a beautiful English manor house. The staff is superb and he location excellent, as it is convenient to Convent Garden, Soho, Shaftesbury Avenue and Bloomsbury, as well as the Russell Square & Holborn underground and Euston, Kings Cross & St. Pancras rail stations.
Timothy R Oct 02, 2017 San Francisco , CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The service and location
Sara Lou Aug 16, 2017 New Canaan, CT, USA
Enjoyed Most
Breakfast was good
Other Comments
Upon check in the staff were unaware of the travelzoo deal which resulted in us having to explain what the extras were. This also resulted in a massive confusion over the late check out and a 45 minute wait for the champagne arriving to our room. Obviously I was looking forward to arriving to the champagne in the room but instead we first had to make multiple phone calls until the general manager finally resolved it. Aside from that, breakfast was great but very noisy/creaky floorboards in the room above us all evening.
David Jan 28, 2018 London, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The service was absolutely impeccable. Every member of staff was attentive and incredibly nice. They went above and beyond for our anniversary - the service we received was unlike anywhere else we have stayed.
Ryan Aug 28, 2017 Hove, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
A beautiful hotel in a lovely area of London. Staff very friendly and helpful. An oasis of peace in the middle of the city.
Marcelle Mar 13, 2017 Fareham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful boutique hotel in a great location. Wonderful service, too!
kara Apr 29, 2017 Hampton, NH, USA
Enjoyed Most
Lovely hotel and the staff were very friendly helpful and attentive. Excellent room with all the facilities
Other Comments
Beautiful hotel & excellent room and staff, nothing was too much trouble. We had drinks in the Leopard bar and a lovely meal outside on the terrace. The food was delicious and not over poncy and good value. The breakfast the next day was great with plenty of choice.
Desiree Jun 19, 2017 Worcester Park, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Location, service and a very comfortable bed.
David Aug 13, 2017 Welling, United Kingdom

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