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Thanet Hotel

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Commack, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Gold Coast, Australia
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61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are clean, comfortable and offer some sitting space. Breakfasts are delicious and well organised - a small section of the front sitting room has been very efficiently converted to an on-site kitchen, so there are no delays and everything is freshly cooked! The central location is fantastic and within walking distance to the British Museum, or Covent Garden.... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is clean rooms are clean and comfortable the most beautiful thing in the hotel is the breakfast area and the breakfast. Staff members are so kind. The location is good close to British museum

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Baltimore, MD
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small hotel off Russel Square is near the British Museum. It is on the Picadilly line so you can come straight there on the tube from Heathrow, taking about an hour. The single room was basic but had all that I needed. The bed was comfortable and a hot water pot with tea bags or coffee, as well as... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I was pleased to hear you found the journey in from Heathrow straight forward - no changing tube lines with cases certainly is a plus! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again one day. Many thanks. More 

Romford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of 3 had a family room on the ground floor next to the dining room and kitchen but we heard no noise at all. The en-suite was small but well decorated with lashings of hot water. Comfy beds are a must for me and I wasn't disappointed, all of the beds in our room were comfortable and clean.... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. I was pleased you thought our beds were comfy - I too feel that comfy beds are a must and we regularly check them to make sure. I was touched to hear that you felt you were in capable hands - very kind of you and much appreciated. Many thanks. More 

York, United Kingdom
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

A typical, smallish hotel/B&B with a good location almost next to the British Museum. As is often the case with London hotels in oldish buildings, the rooms are a masterpiece of subdivision. The ceiling height being the giveaway that you are in part of a larger room. This can lead to noise issues and, in this case, a slight security... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review. I agree that these old buildings ( we are over 200 years old) are a master of subdivision and I have noted your comments. I am pleased you enjoyed the location - indeed the British Museum is really on our doorstep. Thanks again for taking the time to reiew us. More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Superb, for the money and the service. Lovely staff, good breakfast and of course the location cannot be beat. Would stay there again. This time I stayed on the first floor and the room was good and fairly large for single use.

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We always love having guests return and I am so pleased you enjoyed yourself with us again. Hopefully we shall see you again for a hat trick! Many thanks More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

A small hotel located close to British Museum and within walking distance of Charing Cross Road and Oxford Street. Given location it was excellent value for money. As expected for price, single bedroom was small but adequate with toilet and shower, and TV. Cooked English breakfast was excellent.

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I was especially pleased that you found us excellent value for money for the location. We hope you may stay with us again if you come back to London. Thanks again More 

Ilkley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Simply Bed and Breakfast, and at a very reasonable price. Yes, the room was small, but so what? It was clean, and everything worked. (Oh, except that the pibble was missing from the string on the light over the bathroom basin - but that was not going to ruin our stay, was it?) Breakfast was excellent. Staff were helpful and... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. I was pleased that you enjoyed our breakfast - indeed our cook has been with us 22 years so I think she has the hang of it! We hope to welcome you back to the Thanet one day and thanks again. More 

Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The location was fantastic and couldn't asked for a better one. My partner and I often visit England and Wales so we stay at different B&Bs a lot. We've been given a quiet room but it was not quiet at all. We could hear everything going on outside and inside too. We are not very fussy people but I have... More 

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thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I was pleased that you felt the location was fantastic - indeed, we are only a two minute walk from the entrance of the British Museum. I have noted points made and am pleased you found the bed comfortable. Many thanks 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: $153 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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#298 Family Hotel in London
#314 Romantic Hotel in London
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