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    Royal National Hotel

    38-51 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0DG, England
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    Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is located near Russell Square and this is the only good thing to say about it. The room was clean but the bath not so much. No shawer gel or shampoo, just a soup. "Breakfast included" at the web-site obviosly reffers to bread,...More

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    Response from ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Royal National HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit to our Royal National Hotel. We are pleased to note that overall you appreciated our central location, only a five minute walk to Russell Square Station. Equally, as stated in our Guest Service Directories, shampoo/shower...More

    Reviewed 6 December 2017

    I arrived in the evening, there appeared to be a lot of coach parties booking in, the staff were gruff and mildly irritated by my polite and reasonable queries and quite scolding when I had an issue finding my room saying "Look this is what...More

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    Response from ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Royal National HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback, your report is currently being investigated and it appears that there is a significant gap between the bed and the heating pipe work. This layout is a standard feature and is currently in operation throughout the group with...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2017

    We chose this hotel due to its location and price. Before arriving we were very sceptical after reading a lot of the previous reviews - especially about the staff. I have to say that apart from 1 man in the luggage room who was fairly...More

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    Response from ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Royal National HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your comments regarding your stay at our Royal National Hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, our staff were attentive and extra courteous and you appreciated our convenient location, only a five minute walk to Russell Square...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2017

    This hotel is the main base for Contiki, and I stayed here for the night before my tour started. Good facilities, there is an Irish Pub that does meals, and a pizza restaurant on site, so a nice social atmosphere. Rooms are dated but clean...More

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    Response from ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Royal National HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at our Royal National Hotel. We are pleased to note that overall you enjoyed your stay, found our facilities adequate and you appreciated the cleanliness and tidiness of our rooms. Our hotel is often praised...More

    Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

    This is a great place to stay in Central London, located in between Russel Square and Tavistock Square. Your 5 minutes away from the British Museum, you are in Bloomsbury, 10 or 15 minutes from Oxford Street, Charing Cross road, and Soho - Theatre land....More

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    Response from ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Royal National HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your review following your stay at our Royal National Hotel. We are pleased to note that overall you enjoyed your stay, found your room comfortable and you appreciated our central location, in the heart of Bloomsbury, only a ten...More

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    • USD 91 - USD 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
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    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
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    lorna p
    17 November 2017|
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    Response from ImperialLondonHotels | Property representative |
    Hi, All bookings made directly with the hotel include English breakfast. Otherwise, please check the terms and conditions directly with your booking agent and do not hesitate to contact us directly so we can look into this... More
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    Carolyn_Hildebrandt
    16 November 2017|
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    Hi, Yes, a wash and fold service is available at our hotel. Please contact our housekeeping for more information. Kind regards,
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    21 October 2017|
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    Response from ImperialLondonHotels | Property representative |
    Hi, I am sorry to hear of your experience with room service. Our service is open from 5:00pm to 12:00am and available from the operator in every room. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly and I will endeavour to... More
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