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Sanctum Soho Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   20 Warwick Street, London W1B 5ND, England (Soho)
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Maynard, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly this Hotel is in an amazing position! You really couldn't get better for Regent St/Oxford St /Soho......... Must mention Marty the Concierge, such a warm welcome and really friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The Hotel itself is small but has a nice bar/lounge area and the Suite we stayed in was really lovely, some people have commented rooms... More

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Sanctum2011, Front Office Manager at Sanctum Soho Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Emma, Thank-you for taking the time to share your views regarding your stay. Having read your words, I am are aware that we had a external function taking place on the roof terrace, and have since received feedback that their guests did not behave as we would expect. Our hotel residents are always our top priority and we... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location by day but hotel is next door but one to a club which pumped out bass music til 4am. We could even hear the dj. We were to the front of the hotel so could also hear people outside all night. Also there was a private party in the roof terrace which as guests we could gate crash... More

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Jeffersonville, Indiana
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was so small that they had to leave our bags right behind the door and we could barely get into the room. There was no furniture other than nightstands--no place to store anything. We were there for one night and that was MORE than enough. The air conditioning never got the room sufficiently cool, the WiFi was so... More

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Stamford, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very warm welcome, lovely room great bar on the roof top but when we went to bed later we could hear the roof top bar I complained they explained that there was a party (Rizzlekicks were having a party) so they upgraded us and apologised Mark the owner even carried our bags! Great rooms nice restaurant great atmosphere. We... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I booked this hotel in particular for my husbands birthday as it looked cool and edgy and was described as luxury . Booked through an agency but the price was the same as if booked direct so paid full whack which was fine as we were in a great location. This hotel is well marketed and has a great website... More

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Address: 20 Warwick Street, London W1B 5ND, 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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Today’s rock’n’roll hotel is less about threats of incidental bodily harm and more about a glamorously decadent atmosphere, and the new model is a place like the Sanctum Soho.Here it means a dash of modern minimalism, a sprinkling of baroque opulence, and an emphasis on the darker end of the color palette. The in-room electronics are totally up to date, while some throwback touches are retained for atmosphere’s sake. It’s a twenty-four-hour hotel with a liberal, tolerant service concept; what you want, you’ll get, without so much as a raised eyebrow. In that, it’s not so fundamentally different from some of London’s more conservative luxury hotels — it just feels naughtier. ... more   less 
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