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Royal National Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   38-51 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0DG, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #745 of 1,073 hotels in London
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Pender Island
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was very reasonable in price and is centrally located in London, a half block from Russel Square Tube station and 2 blocks from the British Museum. The rooms were clean with plentiful hot water and soap and two towels. Clientele were mostly youngish in the 18 to 30 range. Breakfast was continental and fed thousands. This hotel has... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this was my third time staying at this hotel and it was as i expected staff were nice as we were checked in room was good as we were in one of the revamped rooms beds were comfy and so was breakfast when we got up in the morning my and my friend we there for the weekend for london... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked in for a single night but decided against sleeping here after inspecting the bed. The linen was infested with insects and covered with what appeared to be human hair and toenail clippings. Staff refused to refund my money, as, in their view, too much time had elapsed between my arrival and declaration that the room was unfit for... More

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england
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3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here Sat- Sun with a friend and our mums as they had been here a few years earlier. The one night we stayed we had to keep the window open due to the hot weather, we were facing the square and there was constant noise from the bar and the smoke from the cigarettes were filling our room. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Anyone who gave this hotel a good rating clearly must work for the hotel, if you can even call it a hotel. What it is in reality is a youth hostel and a terrible one at that. Buses pull up all day and night unloading its next load of kids who will further trash the property. The staff is rude... More

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Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and my family was here in July 2014. The reason i choose this hotell, was the location, right beside Russel Square underground. Dont expect any luxury at all! Many bus company's uses this hotell, and the only language you will hear is spanish or asian. There where NO internett at the room, the only place having that, was in... More

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Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked 2 nights here for quick stop over before paris. I would say i am glad is was only 2 nights. The hotel is very large and very busy. Check in took a while and the staff are very unhelpful and rude. Rooms are old but clean and decent size. Not very comfy to stay in but its a... More

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Bahar ic-Caghaq, Malta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel needs some renovation but it is clean and very central in London.......zone 1 of the tube service....what's more is that it is very affordable given it is in London!! Breakfast is not so good.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay so a review about the Royal National Hotel. It is one tube away from kings cross pancreas station or about 15 Minute walk, you are best off getting the tube. It is 2.90 for a single or 8.90 for a all day pass that allows you to use the busses as well as tube which is very good if... More

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I checked in early I found the desk clerk to be very unknowledgeable about early checkins when asked what to do with our luggage. When we did check in with her she failed to give us adequate directions to our room and we realized that Sara Winchester laid out the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose in a more... More

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  • British museum(16)
  • Great location(14)
  • Full english(13)
  • Kings Cross(8)
  • Russell square tube(7)
  • Breakfast room(6)
  • Very busy(6)
  • Very good(6)
  • Continental breakfast(5)
  • Tube station(4)

Additional Information about Royal National Hotel

Address: 38-51 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0DG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal National Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Royal National London
Hotel Royal National
Hotel National Royal
National Hotel London
Royal National Hotel London, England

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