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Bathtub, hair dryer

Guest reviews

150 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • 24/7 Front Desk


Explore the area

Popular LocationThe British Museum9 min walk
Popular LocationCovent Garden Market19 min walk
Popular LocationLeicester Square8 min drive
AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)44 min drive

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About this area


Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, The Royal National Hotel is in the city centre and near a metro station. The British Museum and Aldwych Theatre are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Covent Garden Market and The Strand. London Eye and ZSL London Zoo are not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transport: Russell Square Underground Station is 3 minutes by foot and Holborn Underground Station is 10 minutes.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • The British Museum - 9 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 12 min walk
  • Covent Garden Market - 19 min walk
  • Leicester Square - 8 min drive
  • Piccadilly Circus - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Russell Square Underground Station - 3 min walk
  • London Euston Station - 7 min walk
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 44 min drive


  • Virginia Woolf - 1 min walk
  • WingWing Krispy Chicken - 2 min walk
  • Russell Square Cabmen's Shelter - 2 min walk
  • Cafe in the Gardens - 3 min walk
  • Cafe Toscana - 3 min walk

About this property

The Royal National Hotel

3-star London hotel in London City Centre, walk to Russell Square
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a business centre. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff and a hair salon are on-site. All 1271 rooms provide room service, coffee/tea makers and TVs.
The Royal National Hotel offers 1271 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a bath and hairdryers.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Dial-up Internet

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Shopping
  • Swimming pool


  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Hair salon
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer


  • TV/satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker



Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Diners ClubDiscoverMastercardAmerican ExpressVisa

Important information

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.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates). Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Royal National Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Royal National Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Royal National Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has a pool.
Is The Royal National Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Royal National Hotel?
This hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The Royal National Hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is The Royal National Hotel located?
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Russell Square, The British Museum and University College London. Oxford Street and Aldwych Theatre are also within 1 mile (2 km). Russell Square Underground Station is only a 3-minute walk and Holborn Underground Station is 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Royal National Hotel

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

The staff are very helpful and welcoming. What i didnot like is the insuite property and of course the wash room. The hot and cold taps are separate. Water was either too hot or too cold.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2018

4/5 Good

Stay at Royal National

I stay at the Royal National because it is inexpensive, convenient to a Tube Stop (Russell Square) and convenient to British Museum, British Library, several rail stations, and several other attractions. It is easy to walk to many local facilities. The facilities are clean and and reasonably well-appointed. Management was quick to respond to a leaky toilet. Free wifi works fairly well. The only downside one might consider is that i get many school tourist groups who sometime make excessive noise. Some of the carpets are fraying and some of the doors show substantial wear and tear.

Cons: Dining room facilities could provide a little more room for some tables.

Location: See abve

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2018


  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
1 night

Hotel is good for one night stay....affordable, close nice restaurants in the area....very easy access from Heathrow on the Underground...However, facilities are not the best, lack of maintenance is noticed everywhere.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2018

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2017


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Bad air conditioned. No toothbrush, dirty. Old,

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2017