Russell Square is a square of garden in Bloomsbury, London, England. Many people who visit the English capital city choose to stay here, as it is close to the main attractions and boasts many good hotels. This also makes car hire at Russell Square an attractive option for tourists.
Russell Square is named after the Bedford Earls and Dukes who extended their family's lodgings in the 17th and 18th centuries. The square housed many upper-class families in its large terraced structures. Many of these still remain today and serve as some of the city's finest hotels.
The west of the square houses the University of London and a blue plaque commemorates TS Eliot who worked as a poetry editor in what is now a building used to teach African studies. The British Museum is also just around the corner and is one of London's main attractions.
With cheap car hire in Russell Square you can make your way to nearby Museum Street and take your pick of the great selection on offer. The British Museum houses artefacts from all over the world and the Natural History Museum is home to a life-sized model of a blue whale, as well as complete dinosaur skeletons.
With car rental in Russell Square, the popular areas of Covent Garden and Leicester Square are also just a stone's throw away. Here you will find some of the city's best restaurants, plus theatres, opera houses and street artists on every corner.