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    Thanet Hotel

    8 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JA, England
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    Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

    This is the second time we’ve stayed; it’s comfortable and friendly...and very good value for its position so close to the British Museum. Breakfast (excellent and cooked fresh for you) is included and the owners Richard and Lynwen are lovely people who look after their...More

    1  Thank holintel
    Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Many thanks for your lovely review and so pleased to see that you feel we are good value. Thank you also for your kind words about Richard and myself - we so enjoy meeting people. Thank you again Lynwen

    Reviewed 22 September 2017

    Had room on 3rd floor facing Bedford Place. Easy 5 - 10 minute walk from Russell Square tube station. Room and bathroom were clean, bed comfortable. With window open, street noise not noticeable. Top floor, as noted by others, was squeaky. Could hear some talking...More

    Thank Richard0828
    Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet HotelResponded 3 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind review. I am pleased you enjoyed our breakfast and you found us clean and comfortable. I was also pleased you like our colourful window boxes. We hope to welcome you back one day. Best wishes Lynwen

    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    I stayed at the Thanet Hotel for 3 weeks in July. It was a wonderful place: the location is excellent...only a 5-minute walk from Russell Square and the British Museum. Located on (for London!) a quiet street, the hotel was still close to restaurants, post...More

    Thank malmgren2017
    Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet HotelResponded 15 September 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind review . It was lovely meeting you and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and liked the small touches we try to incorporate. We hope to see you again on your next visit and...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    My husband and I first stayed here in 2003. We liked the accommodations so well that I kept the brochure. 14 years later we returned to find the same friendly owners. The rooms had been updated since our first visit of course. Our room was...More

    Thank sixtyntravelling
    Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet HotelResponded 15 September 2017

    Thank you so much for your great review. We were so pleased that you decided to stay with us again and we had a real "blast from the past" seeing the old bochure - Thank you for sharing it with us. Best wishes Lynwen

    Reviewed 27 July 2017

    This hotel is clean, friendly staff, excellent (fast)breakfast, and sooooo perfect in it's location. Bedford street is close to the Russell Square tube station and literally down the block from the British Museum. It was also very quiet. It was exceptionally affordable. I would stay...More

    Thank TwoMomsTV
    Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet HotelResponded 3 August 2017

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review - we were very touiched by your description of the Thanet and certainly what you describe is what we aim to achieve. We hope to welcome you back one day. Many thanks Lynwen

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    Mark J
    14 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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    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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    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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    "Quietest room may be at back, not on Bedford, and not on 3rd floor."
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    "I stayed on the first (second to a Yank) floor, No. 5, facing the garden, not the street."
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    "Note: this hotel has no air conditioning. Also there is no elevator so you may want a room on a lower floor."
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    "Request a lower level room if stairs are an issue."
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