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The Royal National Hotel

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Laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets, alarm clocks
Laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets, alarm clocks
Laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets, alarm clocks
Laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets, alarm clocks

Overview of The Royal National Hotel

The Royal National Hotel

4.0 star property

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
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WC1H 0DG, England, London, 38-51 Bedford Way

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThe British Museum9 min walk
  • Popular LocationOxford Street12 min walk
  • Popular LocationPiccadilly Circus12 min drive
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)48 min drive

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About this area

London

The Royal National Hotel is located in London City Centre, a neighborhood in London, and is near a metro station. The British Museum and Buckingham Palace are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Oxford Street and Liverpool Street. London Eye and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Russell Square Underground Station is 3 minutes by foot and Euston Underground Station is 9 minutes.

What's nearby

  • The British Museum - 9 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 12 min walk
  • Trafalgar Square - 11 min drive
  • Piccadilly Circus - 12 min drive
  • St. Paul's Cathedral - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Russell Square Underground Station - 3 min walk
  • London (QQU-London Euston Train Station) - 9 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 48 min drive

About this property

The Royal National Hotel

Eco-friendly London hotel in London City Centre, walk to The British Museum
Property Location A stay at The Royal National Hotel places you in the heart of London, walking distance from University of London and Russell Square. This hotel is close to King's College London and St. Paul's Cathedral. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 1271 guestrooms. Bathrooms have bathtubs and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones and coffee/tea makers. Amenities Make use of convenient amenities, which include a hair salon and shopping on site. Dining Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of The Royal National Hotel. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff.
The Royal National Hotel offers 1630 accommodations with coffee/tea makers. Televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers. This London hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Languages spoken

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Covered self parking on site (GBP 24.00 per day)
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: GBP 10-15 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • Blooms Cafe
  • The London Pub
  • The Meeting Place

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Meeting rooms - 5

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 30-inch TV
  • Cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 10 and GBP 15 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: GBP 24.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Hotel Royal National
National Royal
National Royal Hotel
Royal Hotel National
Royal National
Royal National Hotel
Royal National Hotel London
Royal National London
Hotel Royal National London
Hotel National Royal
National Hotel London
Royal National Hotel London, England
The Royal National Hotel Hotel
The Royal National Hotel London
The Royal National Hotel Hotel London

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Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 475 out of 1157 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 387 out of 1157 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 161 out of 1157 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 85 out of 1157 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 49 out of 1157 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.8/5

Eco-friendliness

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is the first time I post one review. The only reason is that you can never imagine a place just based on the ranking in how many stars. I never lived a hotel like this in my whole life. Totally not even as good as Motel 6 in USA. Two twin size beds, at two corners in the room, one very old desk. The light above the desk, you need to hand-adjust to make it work. Room is very narrow. No airconditioner. When the weather is humid which is quite common, it is not comfortable. The room window can only open a little bit. The restroom is very narrow too. Barely OK for one single person. No hot water in the bathroom sink. There is even a sign to warn you to be careful of hot water. What? no need of that caution at all. I booked hotels in expedia for many year and I am not a picky person at all. This is the only hotel very surprised me so far. I hope expedia can allow people post pictures with review later. Then you can see yourself clearly.
Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2022

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
hotel is just fine. rooms small but ok. just remember no air no ice. and only 2 outlets in the room amd none near a bed.
Stayed 10 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I was concerned about staying at the Royal National Hotel because there were so many conflicting reviews. I was there with my husband and adult daughter. We are senior citizens. All in all we were pleased with our stay! We were in a triple plus room that was in good shape with lots of hot water--it was like new. However, the beds were hard and there was not a lot of space. There was no AC and my husband bought a fan for $20. We were staying for 6 days so it was worth it. There was street noise, but I think that is inevitable. The beds had heavy covers on them and the room was hot--so we took the duvet off the quilt. The hotel is huge with long hallways, but there are at least 4 elevators and we rarely had to wait. There is a lot of hustle and bustle in the lobby, but we enjoyed that. The breakfast was really good. Lots of choice. The dining room is very big but you get shown to a seat right away and they put a reserved sign on it so no-one else can take it. My daughter is vegetarian and she would have like more veg. options. The hotel is extremely convenient, 3 minutes from the Russell Square tube and on the Picadilly line. We took the tube directly to and from Heathrow. It took about an hour and we used at Oyster card which made it cheaper. Finally, the price of this hotel was very reasonable in comparison to others in central London. The staff was helpful and there were people doing security--keeping an eye on who was coming in. We walked to the British
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location to explore the city. You can get a bus from any corner of this hotel to anywhere in the city.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022