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    Thanet Hotel

    8 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JA, England
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    USD 163*
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    • Excellent36%
    • Very good43%
    • Average11%
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    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    3 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We booked through a booking agency and on arrival were allocated a room on the third floor. The room was small, as expected for a central London townhouse. The very small shower room was clean. Grubby marks were to be found on the bedside shelves...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    What a great hotel. Nothing fancy with a tiny bathroom and no lift but it is well priced, in a brilliant location, clean and friendly. On the tubevline from Heathrow and can pretty much walk everywhere if you're up to it or buses/tube close by....More

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    Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel

    Thank you so much for your kind review. I am pleased to hear that you found us clean and friendly and we fitted the bill for your London hotel. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Best wishes Lynwen

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I was attending a conference at SOAS (UCL) and also planned to spend time at the British Museum, and this small hotel worked out perfectly. My single room was on the third floor (British second) facing the back and wonderfully quiet. Although the bathroom was...More

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    Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel

    Thank you for your lovely review. I was so pleased to hear that you would stay here again and that you enjoyed our location - indeed many of our guests comment that for central London we are quiet. We hope to welcome you back to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    A bit of a gem. Well located between City and the West End in a pretty quiet Georgian Street. Rooms are fine, bathroom/shower a bit small but these are minor gripes. Lovely owner and a belting breakfast.

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    Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel

    We loved the fact you thought the hotel was a gem - how kind - Thank you. So pleased you enjoyed the breakfast - your comments mean a lot to us. With thanks Lynwen

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Lovely easy location this place... hotel clean and tidy.. shame about my bed really. Was on a slope so i tossed and turned..i feel a little bad picking bad faults as its a lovely place. Just attention to detail.. breakfast needs work. Boiled mushrooms no...More

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    Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet Hotel

    Thank you for your review - I was pleased to hear that you thought we had a lovely place. I have noted other points raised and if you come back again please do not hesitate to ask for your preference with toast - we are...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 125 - USD 229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #296 Family Hotel in London
    • #313 Romantic Hotel in London
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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
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    Mark J
    Hi I was wondering if there is car parking at this hotel if not can you advise where you could park thanks
    15 July 2016|
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    Response from Kinga W | Reviewed this property |
    There is no parking right outside the hotel, but there is underground parking available approx 3 minutes away from the hotel. If you show them your receipt that you stayed at the hotel, you only have to pay £15 for 24 hours... More
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    Julie M
    It there plenty to do in the evening within walking distance? Would you be able to walk to Covent Garden for a night out or need the tube? Thanks in advance
    17 April 2016|
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    Response from Jason L | Reviewed this property |
    Hey Julie, This was our first time to London. So we did the usual tourist stuff during the day and relaxed during the evening time. Our daughter was there for 3 months studying abroad, so we let her show us around. Like John... More
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    Siciliangal
    For the room that accommodates five, how big was the room?
    1 September 2015|
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    Response from Mossparkdave | Reviewed this property |
    Hi,sorry my wife and I were in a room for 3 people due to a mix up .Reasonable size but could only guess about the five person room.Good place for a central base and great breakfast ,all the best !
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    "Quite steep stairs so if you've lots of luggage ask for a lower floor"
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    "I wish we'd asked what floor our room was on.. quad rooms were a long walk up 3 flights of stairs."
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    "First or Second Floor"
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    "If any Mobility issues ask for a room on the lower floors as there is no lift."
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