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TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal Hotel Perth
A lousy run down derelict hotel- it's only claim to fame is that it is the oldest in the city and it shows.I arrived at midnight on the late red-eye special only to find that the hotel was locked.I then discovered that to gain entry I had to go to another hotel pay the bill and return to the unattended hotel only to find that there were no elevators and yes I was on the top floor accessed by shaky uneven ancient carpeted stairs and of course my room was at the end of the longest corridor. Facilities! Zero. There was a bathroom and a sink. I filled the only glass with water crawled into bed leaving the glass on a small ledge at the side of e bed. Fell asleep, woke up reached out to quench my thirst in the dark, missed it and wet the bed! It's a long time since I did that- I have no idea what the staff thought when they came to make up the bed- It's amazing just how much water is contained in a small glass but I fell asleep soon after squelching around for a few uncomfortable minutes.
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