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The Sanctuary House Hotel

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I booked a room on October, there was some renovation in front of the hotel. However, when I checked in, there was maintenance on my room. Luckily, the hotel decided to upgrade my room with the same price! This hotel location is good, which is on Westminster area, really near from Westminster Abbey and House of Parliament. The room is...

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Daniella S., Thank you so much for leaving your gracious review regarding your experience with us. We will always aim to try and avoid any foreseeable inconveniences for all of our guests so I am delighted that the upgraded room was more than pleasing to you and that the renovations did not disrupt what should always be a serene...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 December 2014

very Central hotel with most sites in walking distance including Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and the London eye. Easy to find, a short walk from st jame's park station. Even though we were to early to check in due to the time of our flight, our bags were looked after and a place to change was offered. Rooms and...

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hotel guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your pleasant review. I am pleased that you found the position of our hotel highly convenient for all of those charming site seeing locations and that you managed to find us with ease. Guests are always welcome to leave any luggage items with us should their room not be...

Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Met friends here on a Tuesday evening after work. Had a few drinks and a meal (main course only). Bar service was very efficient despite being busy early in the evening. Two of us had the Steak and Ale pie and chips (£11.75) served with fresh vegetables. Although the portion looked small, especially the chips, it was surprisingly filling. Good...

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review about your dining experience with us. The staff here will be delighted to know that you noticed their efficiency during a particularly busy service. I am sorry to hear that our portion sizes did not quite live up to your expectations, especially as we pride ourselves...

Goodyear, Arizona
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Stayed here for the second time, 2 nights Nov 2013 with my sister and daughter-in-law. Room was clean, staff was friendly and helpful. A Full English Breakfast was included at the pub downstairs. Just a couple block walk to St James Station underground. Easy to get to from Heathrow or Gatwick. Also walking distance to Buckingham Palace, Victoria Embankment, Big...

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pamela, Thank you for your kind words in regard to our hotel. It is ever so rewarding that you have had two lovely stays with us and that a third is on the horizon. We take cleanliness very seriously and it is inspiring what a due-diligent job housekeeping accomplishes with each and every room they clean. It is true...

San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 27 November 2014

This hotel is pretty close to perfect. The staff is wonderful, the pub is marvelous, and so much of London is within walking distance. Westminster Abbey is about a 3 minute walk - Buckingham Palace is maybe a 9 minute walk, St James Park is about 5 minutes away, Churchill Was Rooms is close by. There is a Starbuck less...

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Barbara H, Thank you for your exciting review. Being a quaint hotel in such a fantastic, central location, we are indeed surrounded by lots of exciting sites to see, nice café’s for refreshments and lovely restaurants to suit anybody’s tastes. That being said, I am honoured that you also took the time to dine in our very own pub,...

Loggerheads, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2014

My wife and I stayed here for just one night but would happily spend a week. The room was very clean and although there was no double glazing we were not troubled by any traffic noise. The reaturant in the pub below served excellent food and we found the staff throughout the hotel to be friendly and efficient. We will...

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mel, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. Our staff work very hard to ensure that all of the rooms are to the highest of standards and that excellent customer service is presented throughout, so thank you so much for recognising the effort that is being put in by all. I am glad that you were...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2014

We needed a hotel close to the Houses of Parliament and the Sanctuary House fits the bill. Anywhere else and what we paid would be a ridiculous price for a small room above a pub. Room 101 is on Toothill Street, so a fair amount of street noise, but the bed was comfortable and we slept well. We declined the...

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Richard S., We appreciate the time that you have spent in reviewing your stay with us. I am pleased that our hotel suited your needs in terms of location, though disappointed that you were disturbed by the outside street noise and I apologise whole heartedly for any inconvenience that this may have caused you. I genuinely hope that you...

Reviewed 20 November 2014

Went for a group meal, around 12 of us. Staff courteous enough, take food orders. Food takes a while to come but fair enough it's a big party. Unfortunately one persons food is missed and then proceeds to take as long again to come out. We've all long finished eating before he starts his food. To my knowledge no recompense...

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. I truly appreciate any feed back that is left, whether it be good or not so good, so that we can make it our mission to improve on any matters brought to our attention. I am terribly sorry to hear about your dinning experience in our pub. It is truly unacceptable that one...

Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights in november 2014. +: good location, close to the underground, nice pub downstairs, clean rooms, nice staff -: although they say on the website there's WiFi, it's only functioning at the reception. The different receptioniste made different excuses about it (busy at the pub, changing providers where another receptionist die not know about this)....

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hotel guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review. Here at the Sanctuary House Hotel, we pride ourselves on aiming to deliver great customer service so I am always very interested in hearing about your experience with us, good or bad, so that we can continue to improve our services and ensure that we...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Fabulous location in Westminster. Very close to all the famous sights and several metro stations. Staff sensational, room roomy, clean and turndown service with nightly chocolates. Fullers pub very good. Highly recommend this hotel and look forward to r next stay.

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SanctuaryHouseHotel, General Manager at The Sanctuary House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hotel guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. As we are very close to some of the most famous sites that London has to offer, I think people are always pleasantly surprised to find a charming hotel with sizable rooms, comfortable and modern amenities and excellent customer service from all front of house staff when they arrive,...

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Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the heart of Westminster lies the Sanctuary House - a warm and inviting hotel that offers fine food, great hospitality and top class accommodation. Our 34 beautifully appointed bedrooms feature all the comforts of home. All our stylish bedrooms are extremely well appointed, with en suite bathrooms, flatscreen TVs and little luxuries to help you enjoy a special stay in Westminster. As a Fuller’s Ale & Pie House, we are famous for our fantastic homemade pies - an authentic taste of London. There's chef's specials too, and an ever-changing bar menu. One of the best hotels near Big Ben, the Sanctuary House is just a couple of minutes walk away. The most famous sight in Britain, virtually on our doorstep. ... more   less 

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Address: 33 Tothill Street, London SW1H 9LA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Westminster
Price Range: RM821 - RM1,268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Sanctuary House Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Sanctuary Hotel London
The Sanctuary Hotel
Hotel Style:
#134 Romantic Hotel in London
#256 Family Hotel in London
#276 Business Hotel in London
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“No matter which room, the noise outside the rooms was unbearable.”
P3594XBwendyv, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“The standard double room is pretty basic. I might consider a deluxe or superior room if I were traveling for pleasure.”
jrando, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“quieter the higher you go, the pub below could be noisey but it is not open late”
John052, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a room on the top floor which was spacious”
896tracyr, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Very quiet in room 208.”
296teresar, 3 May 2017 | Read review
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