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THORPE SHARK Hotel

Staines Road, Chertsey KT16 8PN, England (Formerly The Crash Pad at THORPE PARK)
THORPE SHARK Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Abbots Langley
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very easy to drop your bags off for check in later. Bed is THE comfiest bed we've ever slept on. The room is very small (only just enough room for the two of us) and got very hot once we'd both showered. We went on a Ministry of Sound evening so literally being in the park was great. The second... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robin C, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor! We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We are glad to hear you've enjoyed your past visit to THORPE PARK Resort. We hope to welcome you... More 

London, UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Staying at the Thorpe Park Shark Hotel was certainly an experience! Firstly, no matter how small you think the room is going to be from the website or other photos, chances are you will find it smaller in real life! They really are pods more than hotel rooms, but actually do contain pretty much everything you need. Beds are comfy... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Debzlou, Thank you for your 4 star review on Trip Advisor! We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We are glad to hear you've enjoyed your past visit to THORPE PARK Resort. We hope to welcome... More 

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Thorpe Shark hotel has small rooms, but has everything you need for a base. The theme park benefits are great. The hotel is inside the gate, early ride time, late ride time and 1hr fast pass access is all included, which is the main reason for staying here. The buffet breakfast is good, but not great. Rooms are very... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear js2222, Thank you for taking the time to complete a Trip Advisor review. We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We hope to welcome you back to THORPE PARK Resort soon! Kind Regards, Amy Humphreys Social... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I have always been a massive fan of Thorpe park so myself and 3 friends decided to visit and after finding a great deal at last minute decided to stay at what was the crash pad! We read a lot of reviews and wasn't expecting a typical hotel and were pleasantly surprised at the quality! Yes the rooms are tiny;... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hayley B, Thank you for your 5 star review on Trip Advisor! We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We are glad to hear you've enjoyed your past visit to THORPE PARK Resort. We hope to... More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stayed for one night after a busy day at Thorpe park...What can I say the hotel is basically shipping containers stacked together to form very very compact rooms (box really not room) however they were immaculately clean and I could not fault that, location good as its inside the park and breakfast was good and you also get about one... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Richard3743, Thank you for taking the time to complete a Trip Advisor review. We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We’re disappointed to read that you were unhappy with your visit to THORPE PARK Resort. THORPE... More 

Crewe, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Just spent two nights at the Shark Hotel whilst taking in Thorpe Park with the Family ...... including two children (aged 11 and 8). The room, unique accommodation situated it what used to be a metal storage container ???! One double bed (soft mattress) and bunk beds. The top bunk bed had less space than the bottom.... fit our 8... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leslie H, Thank you for your 4 star review on Trip Advisor! We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We are glad to hear you've enjoyed your past visit to THORPE PARK Resort. We hope to... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My boyfriend and I loved the accommodation at Thorpe Park. Yes, the room is tiny, and there is only the porthole on the door for natural light- but it is designed to be like a boat cabin, and you should base your expectations on that! If you were planning on spending a lot of time in the room perhaps it... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emily2346, Thank you for your 5 star review on Trip Advisor! We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We are glad to hear you've enjoyed your past visit to THORPE PARK Resort. We hope to welcome... More 

Harlow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stayed with my husband & two sons aged 6 & 13. Hotel is perfectly placed inside the park. Parking included in the price of our stay. The room itself was compact - see pics - but as we only stayed one night it was sufficient & it was full of clever storage ideas. It was spotlessly clean, the shower hot... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sharon B, Thank you for your 5 star review on Trip Advisor! We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We are glad to hear you've enjoyed your past visit to THORPE PARK Resort. We hope to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The shark hotel deserves much more credit, after reading some of the reviews they make it sound a lot worse than it actually is. Me and my boyfriend stayed on a saturday night to celebrate our anniversary, everything was perfect. From the moment we turned up to the moment we left, check in was easy and everything was explained to... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lucylou0x, Thank you for your 5 star review on Trip Advisor! We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We are glad to hear you've enjoyed your past stay at THORPE SHARK Hotel, thank you for your... More 

Essex, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

These cute tiny, little rooms are adequate for two people, not four. They are clean, tidy and have quirky parts to them. They have a wet room and toilet space in one small cubicle. The rest is one room that includes a double bed and two bunks. There is absolutely no seating area, no kettle or any such items. They... More 

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ThorpeParkUKOfficial, Guest Relations Manager at THORPE SHARK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tippycornish, Thank you for your 4 star review on Trip Advisor! We appreciate you taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts as we always consider any feedback that helps us to improve the service we provide for our guests. We are glad to hear you've enjoyed your past visit to THORPE PARK Resort. We hope to welcome... More 

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