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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 #746 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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed here for one night before a contiki and 3 nights after. Everything was very old and very run down, seems they don't spend much, if any, money on maintenance here. Both rooms that we had were clean considering how the corridors of the hotel look, which was a pleasant surprise. No wifi available, even in the lobby. Reception staff... More

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No complaints really , cheap central hotel. Ok if its just somewhere to lay your head after a long day out, as it was for us. Rooms would benefit from air conditioning as they were stiffling. Breakfast was ok nothing to rave about, just what you would expect from a budget hotel.

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Portland, Maine
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was small, really small, and clean with 2 single beds and adequate storage. The bathroom had a sliding door since there was not enough room for a swinging door. Good shower and hot water. No air conditioning though that was not a problem in June. No noise from the hall or other rooms but there was road noise... More

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Reno, Nevada
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here for one night as part of a Contiki trip. The rooms were dated but ok. However the street noise was quite bad during the night. A lot of sirens driving past as well. However the real annoyance is that the hotel does not have wifi of any kind.

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Claremorris, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Royal National has many good things going for it. Primarily its location, slap bang in the middle of all the tourist areas in London. It's only a three minute walk to the tube, which is on the Piccadilly Line, which brings you straight to Leicester Square, Covent Garden, Kings Cross/St Pancras and connections to lots of other places within... More

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here in 2013, when in London for Fulham - Arsenal. Cheap Place to stay and I have no complaints. The breakfast is just as bad as they say but it´s easy to get some at a pub. Near a tube station and there are shops near for toothpaste and other travel related stuff. Helpful staff.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed for 4 nights in july 2014 , and I hated it . my room was on the 7th floor with a beer garden view which was extremely noisy and staff emptying buckets of glass bottles all night and into the early hours if the morning even with the window's closed u could still hear the noise , considering... More

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6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here again for three nights. Once again its central location and great value were the reason for choosing to stay here. My only gripe(s) - as it was in the middle of a particularly hot summer, we were roasted alive in the rooms at night as there's no air con....... Also, the London pub right on the grounds... More

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Pender Island
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16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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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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