Hotel Vicinity:Nearest Tube Station: Russell Square 0.1 miles (0.2 km), Railway Station: Euston 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Motorway Junction: M1 Jnct 1: 5.4 miles (8.7 km). The Royal National Hotel is centrally located, just East of central London, close to Russell Square (100 yards) and walking distance from Holborn (0.5 miles) and Covent Garden (0.5 miles). Also convenient for the City of London (financial district, square mile)(1.5 miles). This part of London around Russell Square/Bloomsbury is a very popular as a choice for a budget priced hotel. This is explained by its close proximity to the heart of London's nightlife and West End, the bars, shops and bars that surround it and the good transport links for tube, bus and taxi. Its also a busy area at most times with a good deal of traffic. It also just south of the mainline stations of Euston (0.3 miles) and Kings Cross and the international terminal at St Pancras (0.5 miles). Nearest attractions include the Petrie Egyptian Archaeology Museum (0.3 miles), British Museum (0.3 miles), British Library (0.4 miles), Pollocks Toy Museum (0.4 miles) and Dickens House (0.5 miles).
Hotel in Detail:With a capacity for over 2000 guests, the Royal National Hotel is the largest hotel in central London and busy and bustling at most times of the year. The hotel can also accommodate 1100 delegates in its conference and banqueting facilities.
All rooms are en suite with satellite TV, telephone, radio and tea and coffee making facilities and kettle. Available on request are hairdryers, iron, computer points and WiFi access points. Please note mini fridges are on request only and subject to availability on arrival. Wheelchair accessible rooms can also be requested.
The Royal National hotel has two restaurants (Indian and Chinese), a coffee shop (Blooms) where pizzas are served and two bars (traditional pub and beer garden and a cocktail bar). The lobby bar has WiFi access.
Within the hotel there are gift shops, internet kiosks and a bureau de change. 24 hour reception.
Underneath the hotel is the Living Well health Club, available to hotel guests at reduced rates.
Bedroom Numbers: 1630 Rooms / 7 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 57% by past guests. The London average is 78% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Imperial Hotels across the chain average 66% so this hotel is below the average guest rating for Imperial hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 769th from 802 London hotels, 6th of 6 Imperial Hotels, and 301st of 315 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star President Hotel, where rates start from £58 and which has a 68% guest satisfaction rating.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the St George Hotel. 1.4 miles away (2.2 km), has scored 62% from former guests where rates start from approximately £37 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Montague On The Gardens Hotel seems like a possible option. The Montague On The Gardens Hotel is only 0.2 miles (0.4 km) away. The Montague On The Gardens Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 94%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (38-51 Bedford Way, WC1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 3 five star hotels (average rating 85%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 75%), 6 two star hotels (average rating 71%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 58%). The highest rating goes to the Montague On The Gardens Hotel (4 star) and also the Charlotte Street Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 94%).
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £82 per night. The lowest rates are at £9 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 79%) and highest base rates of £179 at Renaissance St Pancras (5 Star, 85%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £155, Four Star average: £92, Three Star average: £74, Two Star average: £47 and One Star average: £45.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Royal National Hotel 49th of 50 nearby hotels and 17th (last) for the 17 three star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotels is 8th of 50 (2nd of 17 three star hotels.). Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 47th of 50 for sheer bang for buck (Generator Hotel was top).
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Imperial chain your closest choices would be:
Tavistock Hotel: is 139 yards (127 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 67% and rates start from about £54.
President Hotel: is 271 yards (247 metres) from here, earns a customer rating of 68% and base rates begin at about £58.
Imperial Hotel London: 297 yards (271 metres), rated at 70% and with rates from around £63.
County Hotel: 413 yards (377 metres), rated at 59% and with rates from around £66. Facilities there include a pool and bowling alley.
Lift to all floors. Luggage storage facilities.
Parking: NCP pay car park beneath the hotel. Cost £18 per 24 hrs.