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Thanet Hotel

8 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JA, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #343 of 1,073 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed today
Rebecca R Halesworth, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Arrived to a lovely exterior with pretty plants. Man on reception was nice but the reception was a little box room at the back of hall, we were given no information about breakfast or checking out etc. the room was ok, comfy beds and good tea/coffee selection. However the window had no lock and could be accessed from the balcony... More

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect for a visit to London. The Thanet is between 2 tube stops, on the Picadilly Line direct from Heathrow. There are nearby restaurants, take-out sandwich places, 2 parks (one with coffee shop), and of course, the British Museum. Our rooms were clean and quiet and the double overlooking the street was quite spacious with a charming fireplace. The breakfast... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great central location means we did not need to travel by tube to theatre, shopping, west end, etc all within walking distance. Our room was big enough with standard features. The bed was comfortable and we both slept well. The decor was a bit tired and a lighter colour carpet would have made the room feel bigger and cleaner (dark... More

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night. Check in is from 1pm and we got there just after 12 noon. Room not ready but allowed to keep luggage so we could go out and about. Holborn Tube was about a 4 min walk away which was great. Hotel was clean and Ok to put head down in a Double bed which was... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here for our 2 night stay the room was clean there was free WiFi,a small TV and tea coffee facilities.The breakfast was lovely with a good choice of menu we got the full English which was just what you need to start your day.this hotel is near most of the tourist attractions the British Museum is in the... More

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Paris, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is great! Clean, comfortable, the room itself was quiet. I would like to thank Jake (Jacob) for all the help! This people are real professionals! We all loved the location so closed to everything!

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Stafford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite being a great central location the hotel is in a really quiet street. Our family room was on the top floor & no lifts due to age of building but bags were carried up for us which was appreciated as 3 flights of steep stairs. Room was clean. Beds comfortable & fan provided (hot during our stay!). En suite... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I spent 4 nights at the Thanet Hotel in June and it was wonderful. The Hotel is dated but very clean and the employees were great. The English Breakfast was fantastic and tasty. The Thanet was our home away from home. We all loved the location so closed to everything. We walked everywhere from here. My next trip to London... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We've just had a lovely two night stay at the Thanet hotel. When we arrived the receptionist was very friendly. Although we had booked a double room we received a family room with a double and a single bed. The room was very spacious with a pleasent view overlooking Bedford Place. Both bedroom and bathroom were very clean and provided... More

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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I spent three nights here, and overall was very pleased. The location is fabulous -- in Bloomsbury, around the corner from the British Museum; steps from beautiful Russell Square and wonderful bookstores; walking distance from pretty much anywhere in central London. I had a room facing the garden; it was amazingly quiet and overlooked a huge tree (plane?) of the... More

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Address: 8 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn
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