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Thanet Hotel

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8 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JA, England
Thanet Hotel
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Ranked #352 of 1,052 Hotels in London
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
JillfromWakey WAKEFIELD,West Yorkshire
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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WAKEFIELD,West Yorkshire
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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202 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Not a very warm welcome, I seemed to have interupted the mans tv viewing. The room was a tiny single room but it had all the requirements. Shower was tiny and no mat provided so floor was dangerously slippy. Breakfast had a very good selection but for business guests 7.45am is very late time to start so meant i never... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Thanet. I was pleased to hear you enjoyed the variety at breakfast and the location suited your needs. I will look into the other points raised and appreciate your feedback. More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My fiancée wanted a night in London for her birthday and wanted somewhere to stay not too far from Leicester Square in our budget range. For our price. £110 we had a family room which could sleep up to five people in a good sized room. FreeView TV and shower room separate from the wc were a nice touch, especially... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your birthday at the Thanet. Indeed the room you had which holds 5 people is very popular as not many hotels have rooms for that many guests - ideal for a family. Thank you also for the points raised and we hope to welcome you back. More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We booked a 2 single bed double and were allocated a double bed, moved to a triple with no fuss, this was lovely and as there are normally 3 of us i would definitely book again. Comfortable bed and clean room, good breakfast Really convenient as within easy walking distance of the west end and close to the tube station.... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Hope to see you next time you are in London. More 

Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We just returned from a week in London and stayed at the Thanet March 26-April 2, 2015. Because we were traveling with an older child (18), we wanted a "triple" room and Thanet is one of the very few that offer this. Our room (on the ground floor, facing the garden/rear of the hotel) was quiet, beds were comfortable, and... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for such a positive review. We thoroughly enjoyed having you all stay with us. Many thanks More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is our second visit here having been in August as a family of 3 ,one double and a single for my daughter.Had to move from first double was a bit cramped probably seemed bad having previously been given a triple due to booking mix up.Can be a bit noisy at night if at front of hotel but hey ,its... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We appreciate all you kind comments. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I love this place--a perfect location to explore London. Bloomsbury still feels like a neighborhood to me. Accommodations are reasonable for London, nice staff, charming owners. A little threadbare here and there--elegantly shabby. I would return tomorrow!

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Your lovely comments about the Thanet are really appreciated. More 

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