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Thanet Hotel

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8 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a couple of nights here on a short break to London. Its a little out of the way but there are plenty of buses into the west end The room was large and confortable Breakfast was particulary good An independant hotel run by the owners which always makes for a welcome personal service

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

We apprecaite you taking the time to write the review and thank you for the positive comments. We endevour to provide clean,comfortable rooms and a hearty breakfast to set you up for the day and are so pleased you feel we are achieving this. Wer hope to welcome you back someday. Thank you More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went 13/08/2015 for two nights. we had a really good two days in London especially staying at the Thanet hotel, The rooms were clean and a very good size for me and my husband :) Our bed was really comfy and very good facilities too. Breakfast was lovely a very good choice to choose from, and the staff was... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for such a fantastic review. My team and I are really touched by your remarks. We hope to see you again when you are in London More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needed a room for 3 nights and was late in booking. Found this place and what a find it was. The road's quiet and peaceful. Entering the hotel, it looked nice and neat. Was shown to our room, and when entering noticed how big it was. The tea/coffee making bits and bobs are plentiful. Normal hotels leave 3/4 milk tubs... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

We were extremely touched by such a wonderful review. We pride ourselves on our friendly,clean establishment and were so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Many thanks. More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Thanet Hotel with two elderly friends. The location was crucial....and turned out to be just perfect; even a seventy-five year old with a stick could walk from St. Pancras to Thanet and then on to the theatre near to Leicester Square........ and back again! The outside of the hotel, with its stunning flower baskets was just like... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments- we were sorry to have missed you but we were on our annual holiday - Hopefully we will catch you on your return but so pleased you enjoyed yourselves with us. More 

Wallasey, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After many years of disappointment, have I found my ideal B&B in London? This experience at the Thanet in Holborn tells me - "Yes!" Not large and impersonal, but comfortable, clean (lovely crisp bed linen), good in-room facilities and arguably the best breakfast in London. Cooked to order in the kitchen adjacent to the dining room and with more than... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review - we did chuckle at you keeping the best rooms to yourself - clever move and thanks again! More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Stayed one night at the Thanet hotel for our wedding anniversary 23yrs. Perfect place to stay lovely traditional London road, hotel near to so many places having booked for a meal at Momos to celebrate it was all with in walking distance. Hotel staff friendly room clean and sheets felt lovely and the breakfast service was great attentive and perfectly... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyes your anniversary stay with us and many congratulations on 23 years. We look forward to welcoming you back at Christmas time and thank you for your kind words. More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Dropped on the Thanet through Late Rooms having left it to the last minute to book a central hotel. The double room, with full English, did not disappoint. We had one of the two basement rooms (room 17) which was very spacious with a huge shower room.Free Wi-Fi is a bonus. The bed was one of the comfiest I've ever... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. I am so pleased you felt we were good value for money and that you enjoyed your stay. I also appreciate your constructive comments. We hope to welcome you back again. Many thanks. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My first visit to London and I was recommended the Thanet Hotel. I can't think of a better place to enjoy British hospitality without spending an insane amount of money. Their website provides a lot of information and gives an extensive account of history about the place. The room we had was excellent for us. The bath is the size... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your super review. I am so please you enjoyed your stay with us. Comments like yours make this all worth while. Thank you again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Friendly and helpful staff, with clean rooms. The rooms are relatively small, but good value for money in a central location. Bathroom was a bit cosy and not really suitable for tall people (over 6 foot).

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback. I was pleased to see you felt we were good value with a great location. We hope to welcome you back some day. More 

Orlando, FL
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232 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My wife and I stayed here 3 nights and were very satisfied with the property. Certainly not the Savoy, it had a great location two blocks from the British Museum on a quiet street and equidistant from two tube stops (Holborn and Russell Square). We were able to reserve a room on first floor (#1) as the stairs did not... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and it was a pleasure to have you to stay, More 

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