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São Paulo / Brasil
Reviewed 18 June 2009

We´ve been in London at the Royal National. The location is perfect, two blocks from the Russel Square tube station. There are few small markets just across the street where you could find food, water, wine and even an eletric adaptor. The room was clean, the shower was good, the only thing we missed were a minibar and a safety...

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Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 June 2009

My brother's spring break coincided with a flight/hotel sale British Airways was having, so I decided to bring him and my mom to check out London. We chose the Royal National mainly based on the price (air/hotel was less than $500pp, so we couldn't be picky), although the location was also very favorable, just around the corner (7 minute walk)...

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Portugal
Reviewed 16 June 2009

Hi I liked this hotel. Of course it isn't a 5 star hotel, but when you go to London you want a place to sleep and eat breakfast, not a place to relax. The breakfast wasn't bad, it had toast, juice, milk and a lot of other things... About the location it was perfect, you walk 5 minutes and you...

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North East England
Reviewed 13 June 2009

I always think you only write reviews if you have not had a good experience in a particular hotel so often the bad outways the good. We arrived early at the hotel but had no problem checking in. I was nervous after reading some of the reviews but shouldn't of worried. We stayed in a triple room which was clean...

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ncr
Reviewed 11 June 2009

The welcome was with a bang, with a mideastern man in the reception waiting area stealing our hanbag lying near my moms feet. We got quite a shoch, and went running to the police station which was quite close by fortunately. After locating our bag which had been abandoned due to not being much use, we had a hearty meal...

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South Africa
Reviewed 10 June 2009

I stayed at the Royal National Hotel in London for the month of June in 2007 for a business trip. It was my first trip overseas ever and I was so excited at the prospect of working and being able to explore London during the summer. The Royal National Hotel was the cheapest 3-star hotel that we could find that...

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Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 8 June 2009

I was truly terrified to stay at this hotel after reading the reviews, I even went so far as to try and change my booking, but due to fees for changing a reservation with itravel2000, I ended up not doing so. Luckily, It turned out okay and we were happy in the end that we had saved some money by...

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Panama
Reviewed 5 June 2009

I can agree about the location, it is trully central and you have around many places to eat or buy essentials. The service on the other hand is terrible, rudeness everywhere, at the reception, at the concierge, at the bar (in the south building) the only exception seemed to be the ladies of housekeeping. After spending more than 8hours flying...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 5 June 2009

Our agency booked this hotel for very reasonable price and therefore we had the chance to stay in London whole week. As London is great town, we ended up being in the hotel only for sleep and breakfast so here is what I can say about it: - Enormous number of rooms - All UK highschools staying there but we...

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Scotland
Reviewed 4 June 2009

Good price? okay location? yeah but everything else was horrible. Beds weren't clean and i'm sure they had bed bug, the rooms were about the size of a janitors cupboard. The lights kept flickering and the bathroom was even smaller than a janitors cupboard where the shower didn't even work. I could actually talk to the person in the next...

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique and lively hotel with unparalleled facilities and direct London Underground link with Heathrow Airport. The Royal National offers a variety of drinking and dining options including a pizzeria, carvery, pub, bar and a coffee shop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal National Hotel

Address: 38-51 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0DG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $119 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal National Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 1630
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Also Known As:
Royal National London
Hotel Royal National
Hotel National Royal
National Hotel London
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“The rooms that have a view inside the hotel were very quiet.”
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“Quiet rooms at the top.”
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“High floor, quiet room”
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“Ask for the rooms close to the Lobby to avoid walking long corridors”
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“We slept well and were up early in the morning. To sleep in, bring earplugs as it gets busy at check out time.”
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