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National Hotel

17-19 Queens Avenue | Muswell Hill, London N10 3PE, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked to stay at the National because I wanted a room, nothing fancy, close to Alexandra Palace. My only other requirements were be able to get a good night’s sleep and to be able to have something to eat for breakfast. After choosing a single room with shared toilet, and given the price, my expectations were not high. Unfortunately... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First I heard my neighbors having a slight domestic then in the morning the lovely squeaking bed .... to be honest it not worth the money it should be a lot cheaper .... the showers were gross so bring flip flops .... the walls and plastic flooring next to the shower was very dirty .... the breakfast ummm I would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was dreading staying here after reading the reviews but we were desperate for a hotel near alexandra palace and our "usual" go-to hotel was already fully booked. It wasn't AS bad as I was expecting, but still pretty poor. We paid extra to have our own bathroom which I'm glad as the shared bathrooms in the hallways looked pretty... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you would like to experience what life in a mud hut is like, don't waste your money and trail to Uganda, as I'm sure the rooms in the national hotel would offer a similar experience. The shared toilet was offensive to say the least - a flash wipe is obviously not in the owners vocab. Myself and my friend... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Omg....omg.......I have stayed many places but this has to top them all as leader in the worst category , hotel ........ I don't think so , the rooms are diabolical , dirty, dated and in serious need of modernising , I didn't even use the bathroom it was disgusting . it was boiling in the room and there was no... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I wanted a hotel within walking distance from Alexandra Palace so I wouldn't have to make the rush for the last train after a concert and picked this one. The neighborhood around it is very cute with lots of shopping and also lots of bus stops, and it was very easy to get into the area of London with the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

As I was working at ally pally and needed somewhere close by, and better value than some, but it was not the greatest place, its very down market now, and needs a make over badly, and a good clean, it was noisy with other guests, and general uncaring , the breakfasts where so so, could have been better, only good... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

After reading some of the reviews on here we were really apprehensisve about arriving at the hotel. We were doing an event at Alexandra Palace and needed a place to stay for three nights. We were fearing the worst so expectations were really low. It was ok. The room was dated and could have been cleaner. The facilities were basic.... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

What a dump . Everything is tacky,smelly and falling to pieces . My door had been previously forced . the repair was laughable , unfortunately that attitude towards maintenance is throughout .AVOID is not a hotel..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

1st room, shower was terrible no pressure behind it more like a slow trickle and cold. Floor of room was unbelievably loud!! My bed was a double and I think every spring in the mattress had gone. Room in general pretty grim and grotty. Room 2. Cold and dirty, had a shower in one corner of the room which was... More 

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