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The Royal Foundation of St Katharine

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2 Butcher Row, London E14 8DS, England
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manchester
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had very enjoyable stay all the staff are helpful and accommodating, Loved the continental breakfast fresh fruit and honey!, it is very close to Limehouse station and easy for Greenwhich overall a relaxing peaceful place to stay in London

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Nick, Thank you for very pleasing review, and we are delighted that you had a relaxing and enjoyable stay with us! We hope that we will see you again on your next trip to London.] To get the best rates book direct on our website and use the promotional code: STK5 Tom and Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for my ordination retreat a fortnight ago and it was great. Very clean and spacious with some lovely outdoor space. It was remarkably peaceful considering how urban the surroundings were. The food was INCREDIBLE - really good variety and very fresh. Well done all - I hope to return!

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Thank Rachel B
Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Rachel, Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you found St Katharine's to be the perfect venue for a retreat leading up to ordination, as well as a place to stay for many other guests working in or visiting London. We hope to welcome you back for your next retreat. I will also pass on your... More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here on a trip with my church group. What a nice facility where you can open a window, hear the birds and enjoy good food in the East End of London. Rates are great for London too. Breakfasts are european style and dinners are quite delicious with several entrees to choose from. There are large gardens, a beautiful... More 

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Thank Lancastriann
Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Lancastriann, Thank you for your great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us at St Katharine's enjoying the food, gardens, and chapel. We also delighted that you enjoyed eating and drinking at our new Yurt cafe. We hope to see you again on your next trip to London. Tom and Team More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite spots in London. I have been using this venue for years. It's a real gem. I have held training in the larger room and meetings in the smaller rooms. A real little retreat right in the middle of busy London. Everyone working there is friendly and very helpful. There are rooms to stay over if on... More 

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Thank Irene G
Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Irene, Thank you for your fantastic review. We are delighted that you continue to enjoy coming to St Katharine's both to hold meetings, and for overnight stays. We look forward to welcoming you back for many years to come! I will pass on your kind feedback to the entire team here. For future overnight stays, be sure to book... More 

Tralee, Ireland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful and peaceful location in the heart of London, but a million miles from the hustle and bustle, amazingly polite staff and beautiful breakfasts - will definitely be back. Easy to reach, 20 mins by DLR. very comfortable rooms. Highly recommended

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Thank Nora B
Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Nora, Thank you for your excellent review! We are delighted that our breakfast and hospitality exceeded your expectations, and that you enjoyed our peaceful setting. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, and please note that you can get a 5% discount if you book direct on our website using the code: STK5 Tom and Team More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a wonderful place to stay if you want bed and breakfast accommodation in a very peaceful spot. It is a refuge from the hustle and bustle of central London with great access to the City and Docklands - the DLR is only a couple of minutes away. The rooms are very clean and comfortable and it really... More 

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Thank JillyB186
Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Jilly, We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We are especially pleased that you had a peaceful and unique experience at St Katharine's but also were able to access the city and central London with ease. Thank you also for your kind comments about the breakfast and Lunch offerings at the Yurt Cafe. We... More 

Wisbech
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Look at a map and the location may seem unpromising, but this East London conference & retreat centre is an ideal refuge from the noise and bustle of a busy city. My room looked out over the garden; a colleague had a room on the other side overlooking the Docklands Light Railway and yet heard nothing - even slept through... More 

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Thank Alan-in-the-Fens
Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thank you for for you great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at St Katharine's, and that you found your stay to be a refuge from the hustle and bustle. We are also delighted that you found the staff and food to be excellent, and these comments will certainly be passed on to the... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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147 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is a haven. Our room looked into the courtyard - a green grassy place. The trees were just coming into bud. The room was fairly small but freshly painted and the bathroom was new. The breakfast selection was very good including freshly squeezed juice. The only drawback was that check in wasn't until 4pm and there was nothing on... More 

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Thank lird5
Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Lird5, Thank you for your great review. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our hidden urban oasis. Check -in/out times are published upon booking online and in the booking confirmation email. However we appreciate your comments, and we are adding the check-in/out times on to our website 'Stay' page. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Devon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This venue is a lovely place to stay. It is exceptionally clean and comfortable, with good wifi and snacks available as required. I really appreciated the sense of calmness and serenity throughout my whole stay. It was a really hot day and it was wonderful to stay somewhere where I felt safe to leave my windows open all night and... More 

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Thank sallyopenshaw
Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Sally, We are delighted that you had a 'Wonderful Retreat' during your recent stay with us, and that you enjoyed our enclosed cloister garden. We hope to see you again on your next trip to London, and in order to get a 5% discount use the promotional code: STK5 on our website. Tom and Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

RFSK offers a very personable, professional and informal environment in which to stay. The location is very accessible for the City and west end locations. The rooms are clean, the environment peaceful and the breakfast is excellent: a very ample continental buffet. A garden room is an ideal situation. Well done RFSK..

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for your very kind review! We are delighted that our staff made you feel welcome, and that you enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere at St Katharine's. We hope to welcome you back very soon, and on your next trip to London be sure to use the discount code: 'STK5' on our website to get a 5% discount... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Foundation of St Katharine is a charitable foundation which sits within, yet apart from, the heart of London’s East End. Just minutes from the City and Canary Wharf, our comfortable accommodation offers a secure and relaxing environment and an unparalleled sense of peaceful seclusion. We invite you to explore St Katharine’s and to discover what you may find in this hidden oasis. Simple, comfortable, and all with en-suite facilities, our recently refurbished bedrooms are available both to individuals and members of groups at St Katharine’s. For a long stay or short, take advantage of our proximity to central London, our excellent transport links, and the unrivaled calm you will find here. Our quiet garden and serene chapel are open to all our guests and provide a welcome contrast to the hustle of a day in the capital. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Foundation of St Katharine

Address: 2 Butcher Row, London E14 8DS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Price Range: $108 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Foundation of St Katharine 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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