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Northumberland, England
Reviewed 13 September 2009

I was a little unsure what the hotel was going to be like, considering how large it is, but any fears I had quickly dissipated. There were 12 of us in our group and none of us were disappointed! Rooms are very clean & are a nice size. Bearing in mind that this is a budget hotel it is definitely...

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Union City, Georgia
Reviewed 13 September 2009

The maids are a little ants about you leaving as soon as possible in the morning. They start cleaning around 9 am.

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England
Reviewed 12 September 2009

The group messed up our booking and sent us to the Royal National. Despite our request for a disabled room near the lift due to my partner's mobility problems, we were given a dirty room at the end of a very long corridor at least a 4 minute walk from the lift. The decor was shabby, the mattresses were filthy...

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Reviewed 11 September 2009

i would never advise any one to stay here again i was taken here or my 30th birthday as a romantic weekend and found we where given single beds and to be told they had no double beds so we made do pushing them together . With the offer we had booked it included dinner or the first night which...

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Durham
Reviewed 9 September 2009

We stayed there for 3 nights, the room and bathroom were clean and comfortable and quiet no noise from corridors, the hotel is very large and the breakfast room can get really busy at peak times but there are notices warning about this. The english breakfast is not fancy but there is plenty of food and you can have as...

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England
Reviewed 9 September 2009

Hotel room small but ok for price. Hotel drab and too big. Breakfast was like a free for all and we were allowed in after standing in a long que why? I do not know as there were no tables at all vacant. We managed some toast and just wanted to get out even though we paid for Full English....

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oldham
Reviewed 6 September 2009

I stayed at the Royal National for 2 nights with a large group of friends to go to Wembley for the Challenge Cup Final. First impressions were that the Hotel was huge and packed with every nationality available. I was with a friend and we were allocated a twin room on the 6th floor. We woke on the first day...

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tyne and wear
Reviewed 4 September 2009

Had a nice time in london, dont think they realise what a double bed is in the royal national, check in staff did not seem interested, rooms were small, breakfast was like a school dinner hall with a free for all find a bench. Would never stay again. sorry but its the truth.

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york
Reviewed 1 September 2009

Like most other reviewers we were not looking forward to our stay at this hotel but booked on the spur of the moment after seeing the short break advertised in an agents window when we came home and read reviews we thought we had made a major error .Wearrived on saturday and things could not have been better our room...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2009

Having read some of the other reviews I was dreading staying here.Don't be put off -the rooms are clean,comfortable,and at least some are quiet. I agree the pillows could be better.But thats about the worst thing I could say about the place.There are 1600 rooms so 3000 people can make a lot of noise.Central London does have lots of traffic...

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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
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: RM437 - RM802 (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 floor we were on was quiet it seemed to be the same in the bar the restaurant was loud at Breakfast time”
 of 5 bubbles 19Daveg, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we were on the 1st floor”
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“ask for rooms not on 1st floor to reduce noise”
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“Location location location BIG plus for this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles karenmartin700, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check the hotel plan to find rooms near the elevators from reception, otherwise you could have quite a walk ahead of you.”
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