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National Hotel

17-19 Queens Avenue | Muswell Hill, London N10 3PE, England
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Ranked #935 of 1,052 Hotels in London
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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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East Anglia
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42 reviews
36 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place did the job for an overnight stay whilst attending a gig at Alexandra Palace. The location was excellent and the fact that it has free parking is brilliant. We arrived early and couldn't check in so we went for some lunch and came back after check in time and still couldn't check in so we weren't impressed with... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I stayed here for two days, we planned a spot of sight seeing in London Town and a visit to Alexander palace to watch the red bull soapbox race, the hotel was just round the corner which was great, plenty of shops, pubs etc around too if needed. The hotel itself wasn't as bad as some have... More 

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Northampton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night in May as was seeing the Prodigy at Ally Pally. Which was only a 10 min walk. It was cheap, the beds were clean and had free parking. That's about it really. Avoid breakfast at all cost, value beans, bread, sausage served cold. Wish we had gone to the cafe around the corner.

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I booked this hotel, i started to query my choice! In my personal opinion there was no major faults! I called the hotel as arriving into St Pancras, and the guy on reception was very helpful into how I arrive there. The reception area was nice, nice lounge, the guy gave me my key, and i was checked in,... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 14, 2015

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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Kent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

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 June 7, 2015 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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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5 hotel reviews
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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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