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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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  • 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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Sale, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location & the shower in the room was good.That's the only plus points I can give. My wife,daughter & myself went on a two day sightseeing trip.As soon as we got to the hotel there was a huge queue to check in as this hotel caters for many school parties from Europe.We asked for a quiet room away from... More

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend booked this hotel as part of a trip to see Matilda. I'm a fan of trip advisor and looked up the hotel before travelling. After reading reviews I was crying and didn't want To go. The price he paid was not cheap and I was starting to think he had been ripped off. I went there thinking the... More

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First I want to advise that you take the really bad reviews with a pinch of salt. You do get what you pay for. I stayed 3 nights here and I would recommend. Its location is wonderful. Underground just round corner and couple stops you are right in centre london. The room was spotless. Our one small issue of a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here with friends and the locations is great and very central easy to jump on bus and walk-able to local attractions. The room I stayed in was new the bathroom was clean, so was the room with new television being new. I can't fault the room at all it has been one of the best hotels I have stayed... More

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Brampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed 1 night on 14th April. Little worried beforehand after reading some of the reviews. However.... receptionist very helpful, clear explanation of how to get to rooms (which luckily were ready early so we could easily leave bags). Rooms - overlooking courtyard - basic but clean with comfy beds. Good night's sleep and breakfast, again basic but fine. Left luggage... More

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Umtentweni
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The only thing I liked bout this hotel was the location. It was very close to the tube station and the hop-on hop-off bus has a stop outside the hotel. The rooms are very, very basic. They are also noisy - especially the ones that face onto the courtyard. I could hardly sleep at night. The breakfast was terrible. After... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I don't know where to start. I travel a lot and don't complain easily unless it was a really bad experience. The only 2 good things about this hotel was the staff and the location. The staff were very friendly and helped us whenever and wherever. The location was great because a lot of great areas like Soho and Covent... More

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Muskegon County, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

London was the #1 thing to do on my bucket list before heading out on a tour group, so I booked this hotel for two extra days and paid the extra money for an included breakfast. So 128 a night. We got there, lobby = nice. Rooms = oh gosh no. We have laughed it off now, and it makes... More

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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite some awful reviews about this hotel I was pleasantly surprised on arrival. The location is great, the rooms clean, staff helpful & the food adequate. We asked for a room transfer due to a vibrating/mechanical noise outside our original window and the girl on reception was helpful & capable and instantly arranged a quieter & better room. Breakfast isn't... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic budget hotel. Staff on reception were nice, check in was 2pm we arrived at 12.30 our room was not ready but they stored our bags. After check in. It was a bit of a maze trying to find our room. We asked 3 different room attendants even they did not know. It was trial & error. The room was... More

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  • British museum(16)
  • Great location(14)
  • Full english(13)
  • Kings Cross(8)
  • Russell square tube(7)
  • Very good(7)
  • Breakfast room(6)
  • Very busy(6)
  • Continental breakfast(5)
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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
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #720 of 1,071 hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal National Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
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