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Sanctum Soho Hotel

4.5 of 5 20 Warwick Street, London W1B 5NF, England
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215 Reviews 3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Telford, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was in a great location with a lovely reception area with friendly staff. On arrival to the room we found it was beyond small with no storage. Not good when you have expensive clothes to hang up. There were no tea/coffee making facilities which was ridiculous for the amount of money we paid. Extremely over priced mini bar. Bathroom... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a private birthday party booking on the rooftop terrace. Party atmosphere with live music and hot tub. However very unimpressed with security. Despite being on the guestlist and the birthday person having paid entrance for all attendees in advance, on arrival at 6.30pm the bouncer advised that the bar was at capacity (it was clearly half full). Same bouncer... More

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairly non descript hotel from the outside makes way on entry to a fairly small and bland lobby area. Once checked in however, you find your room to be very different, almost boutiquey but very comfortable. The downstairs bar is ok, but the bar area on the roof that never seems to close is superb. During the warmer summer months... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quirky hotel with an alternative glam vibe. Rooms were stylish and original if a little bit too dark (not good for girls doing make up...!) Rooftop bar had a private party so unfortunately we didn't get to try that. Good for a girlie weekend.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is certainly refreshingly different. The location is amazing, on the edge of Soho and within walking distance of my favourite bits of London. Very friendly staff do a great job of greeting guests, and nothing seems too much trouble. The decor is amazing, very tastefully orchestrated with public areas and even the toilets adorned with fabulous pop art,... More

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Maynard, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sanctum is a decent choice for a fun getaway to London. The room (a standard double) was well appointed, very comfy bed, and being on a lower floor, was very quiet. The overall decor and feel is exactly what they put forth on their website - rock and roll kitsch with a touch of luxury to smooth things over.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Sanctum Soho is in a fantastic location. Reasonable walking distance to shopping, tourist attractions, and tons of restaurants. The room was reasonably sized. We stayed on a lower level floor, as we'd read reviews about noise from the roof deck and it was quiet. The roof deck was a bit overpriced. Also, they do put a hold of 300... More

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Booked the Sanctum for my wedding anniversary and birthday. This type of hotel, small luxury boutique is right up our street normally. On arrival we were greeted by the most charismatic concierge I've ever met and the look of the hotel hit all the right buttons. We were shown our room and explained all about the hotels features, perfect! We... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Do not be tempted by an offer into booking a night at this hotel. You will get a room the size of a postage stamp, a noisy party on the roof, and they will put charges on your credit card for minibar items you haven't used. I didn't even open the minibar! There will be no wardrobe, no tea and... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had a Saturday night here and loved it. From the minute we arrived. The suite was stunning and the staff were excellent especially the Scottish concierge who could not do anymore for you and has an oustanding personality. The food looked lovely and next time we will dine here. There was a party on the roof terrace and they... More

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Address: 20 Warwick Street, London W1B 5NF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Soho
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sanctum Soho Hotel 4.5*
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