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Tour starting point in London?
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The Royal National Hotel
Is there a difference between the Grand National Hotel and the Royal National Hotel for departure
Are they the same hotel or not
Ooo good question. Now you’ve got me wondering too…lol.
I havent heard of the grand national… but honestly, you simply cannot miss the Royal National, its HUGE.
There are a few Double decker bus tours which use the Royal as a starting point.
The contiki Basement is located on the far side of Royal National. If you want into the royal, you will see London Coffee on your left, this is the actual meeting point for tours. keep walking to the other side of the court yard, hang a left and walk for 15 meters, you will see some stairs heading down. thats the contiki basement.
Always a staff member in there who is keen to help, plus they have computers, pay them a couple pounds and you can have a certain amount of time on a laptop
Awesome! Thanks so much for that info <!--graemlin::)-->
Just arrived to the Royal National Hotel pre tour accommodation and it is disgusting. There is a tampon wrapper on the bathroom floor, dust on the toilet, and we requested a double and can only get a twin. My advise is stay somewhere else!!!!!!!!
quote:Grand National Hotel and the Royal National Hote
The Grand National Hotel and the Royal National Hotel are within a few blocks of each other. Most people booking from the states will get their first night included in the price. These are very very basic hotels. I don’t remember there being any air conditioning in the room. I stayed at the grand national I think, the hotel where the tour does not start from. It did have a nice little casino at the bottom, I ended up winning 50 GBP’s there!
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