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Thanet Hotel

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is great, making everything in the city easily accessible. I was in a single room on the top floor, which was very quiet. That being said, it was probably the smallest room I have ever stayed in at any B & B or hotel. While I spent very little time in the room, it really... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely one night stay – for 3 ladies. Hotel is in a great location, it felt very safe. Was very easy to walk to Holborn and onwards to Covent Garden etc. Lovely cool room downstairs (it was a baking hot day & night) / 4 beds / very very quiet all night (we were probably the noisiest thing around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Visited The Thanet for 2 nights recently. Exceptionally clean, comfy beds, great breakfast. Very close to British Museum, Underground, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. Bloomsbury Gardens and Russell Square Gardens close by. Highly recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Thanet Hotel - Arrived from 1wk in Ireland (Globus Tours-7 day Coach). Flew on Aer Lingus DUB=>LHR; User UBER Fm LHR; £75.00. Thanet is in good location, small & Owner operated; We had made reservations via web for 3 seniors for 3 nights; Amenities & Bath are sparse; Our unit in -1 Level in need of attention to detail /... More 

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Margate, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

This hotel was a great find, we had quite a large room in the basement, it was lovely and light, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was really nice and all the staff were polite and friendly. The location was fab for what we wanted to visit - British Museum less than 5 minute walk. Would definitely stay again!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

This was my second stay at the Thanet. I enjoyed my first stay more. The room I was given this time faced the road so it was noisy at night. In addition to fighting the jet-lag, I slept less than I needed before the exam I had flown into London to have. Otherwise, the hotel was clean, rooms were tidied... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

While the rooms are cozy (who really cares since you should only be there when you're sleeping?!), they offer delicious breakfast. Plus you cannot beat the location. Nestled between two tube stations (Holborn and Russell square) and two beautiful parks (Bedford and Russell), it is within walking distance to the British museum, and Oxford street. The staff is so kind,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We had a great stay in the Thanet Hotel. It was all spotlessly clean, the beds and pillows were so comfortable. Breakfast was served in a lovely dining room with a large selection to choose from. I was particularly delighted that they had soya milk and made me some delicious soya porridge. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his full English breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Had to make a late booking due to another hotel booking falling through. Wasn't the cheapest one night stay, but the Thanet was nice. Easy to find, quick booking in. Was allocated room 6 - up two flights of stairs which could be tiring for some, and the room itself wasn't big. Double bed is against the wall. Bathroom is... More 

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Commack, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We were there four nights pre-cruise. Our room was very clean and comfortable, with great beds and pillows. There is no elevator and our room was up a flight of stairs, but they happily helped with the luggage, so it was no problem. The hotel is owned and run by a lovely couple who were helpful, cheerful and caring. They... More 

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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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Additional Information about Thanet Hotel

Address: 8 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $127 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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#297 Family Hotel in London
#314 Romantic Hotel in London
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