Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Russell Square 228 yards (208 metres), Railway Station: London Euston 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.5 miles (4 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.5 miles (8.8 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 6 tube stations (underground system). 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 58% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Imperial Hotels across the chain average 72% so this hotel is below the average guest rating for Imperial hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 811st from 842 London hotels, 7th of 7 Imperial Hotels, and 310th of 325 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 £62 and which has a 72% guest satisfaction rating.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Ambassadors Hotel. 3.3 miles away (5.3 km), has scored 64% from former guests where rates start from approximately £45.
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 95%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (38-51 Bedford Way, WC1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. Consisting of 2 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 82%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 77%), 6 two star hotels (average rating 72%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 62%). Top 3 star hotel is Premier Inn St Pancras at 91%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated are Montague On The Gardens Hotel (4 star) and also the Charlotte Street Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 95%).
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £97 per night. Starting from £15 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 78%) with top rates of £211 at Bloomsbury Hotel (4 Star, 91%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £163, Four Star average: £115, Three Star average: £88, Two Star average: £51 and One Star average: £55.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Royal National Hotel 49th of 50 nearby hotels and 18th (last) for the 18 three star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 7th of 50 (2nd of 18 three star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 41st of 46 for pure value for money (Generator Hotel was top). Facilities there include a pool and bowling alley.
Lift to all floors. Luggage storage facilities.
Parking: NCP pay car park beneath the hotel. Cost £ per 24 hrs.