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Thanet Hotel

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#370 of 1,086 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“russell square”(33 reviews)
“british museum”(96 reviews)
“bedford place”(18 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Business Centre
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
8 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JA, England
12.3 km to London City Airport
326 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from The British Museum
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great B&B in the heart of Bloomsbury, a very convenient location for sightseeing in London. The owners are very friendly and the full English Breakfast was a great start way to start each day. We had a beautiful room with a lovely...More

Thank MikeNSueP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a lovely nights sleep on a return (annual) girls trip to London. Shared a room for 3 & the street was peaceful quiet enough to have the windows open & sleep in a nice breeze. We were up on the 2nd floor so...More

Thank Sallie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent one night in London coming from a conference at Dublin at the Thanet hotel. Location is great just around the corner from the British museum and 5 minutes walk from both Holborn and Russell square tube stations which are on the line that...More

2  Thank Michal1710
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We had a family room and it was nice that all had a real bed. The beds were soft and comfy. The pillows a little hard. Nice that shower and toilet was separate when you are more than two people. Breakfast was good, and we...More

Thank Susbjerr
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Plusses: Nice and well-located hotel, close to Covent Garden and lodged in between two cozy parks. Reasonable breakfast. Minuses: The hotel itself has "indications of age". The floor is "squeaky", and the bathroom/shower has seen better days. The shower head in room 9 was for...More

Thank Forbrugeren
Response from thanethotel, Owner at Thanet HotelResponded 26 May 2018

Thank you for your review . I was pleased to see that all in all you were satisfied and that you liked the location. Indeed the hotel is over 200 years old and is historically listed so we are unable to put an elevator in...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Price range
US$ 139 - US$ 244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#155 Family Hotel in London
#309 Romantic Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 139 - US$ 244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#155 Family Hotel in London
#309 Romantic Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (56)
Room & Suite (26)
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Nearby
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
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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Julie M
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
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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Room Tips
"Room no. 16 is good for families"
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"I asked for 2 rooms to be close together which they did. I think they will do their upmost to oblige"
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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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