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The Sanctuary House Hotel

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Spring, Texas
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The Sanctuary House is situated above the Fullers Pie and Ale pub. It has a great location, just a couple of blocks from WESTMINSTER Abbey, a fifteen minute walk to Buckingham palace and a two minute walk to St. James Underground. It is a block from from St. James Park and a ten minute walk to the Churchill War Museum....

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

Dear hotel guest, Thank you for such a thorough and accurate review of our Hotel. I believe your review really hit the nail on the head, we do have some of the most competitive rates that our area provides and coupled with that the whole of London’s must see sights are within the walking distance. I am also happy that...

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Just returned after 3 nights stay and would highly recommend it, Lovely comfortable rooms and they certainly give attention to detail. Very friendly staff and as it is a Fuller's Hotel there is an ad.jacent pub where the food is good. Would definitely stay there again.

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

Dear Anne, Thank you for your nice review. In my opinion a good dinner is made special with great service and I am happy that our staffs friendliness and service was as always top quality. Our head housekeeper never lets anything past her eagles eye and she will be very happy to hear that her attention to detail was noticed....

Reviewed 28 May 2014

The location of this hotel in London couldn't be more convenient! Just a few blocks from Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and St. James Park, we appreciated how close everything was to this hotel! We walked a bunch and were also able to get on the Tube quickly or grab a cab very easily in this location. The hotel was clean...

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

Dear Chalice and Chris, It is so lovely to hear you had such a wonderful stay, it is true our location is second to non, Westminster is the heart of this great city and the whole of London is connected to it making it very easy to get to anywhere you would like to go. We look forward to your...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Stayed for 2 nights and would have liked to stay longer. The whole hotel was spotlessly clean and our room was great. Lovely comfy bed with gorgeous bedding. 1st class breakfasts are served in the bar downstairs which is a great place. Had an evening meal in the bar which was delicious. Great atmosphere. Will definitely be returning.

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

Dear Christine, Thank you very much for your lovely review. All of us working here at The Sanctuary House Hotel strive to deliver 1st class standards all the way from the cleanliness of the rooms, to the highest quality furnishing/décor, our engaging service and delicious food. It means a great deal to me that you not only appreciate all these...

Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 May 2014

My husband and I stayed here recently for a week and overall have very positive things to say. Our room was spacious (we chose a Superior room) with a large bathroom. It was clean and the bed was very comfortable: firm but not hard. There were nice touches: a teakettle and cookies, nightly turndown service, a heated towel rack, and...

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

Dear hotel guest, Thank you for your nice review. It is so lovely to hear how great our reception team was when it came to helping you enjoy your holiday to its full potential and it pleases me, how you appreciated every little detail of what we offer. It is then very unfortunate that your dinner experience did not feel...

Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2014

I am writing this with misgivings, in case the hotel gets too popular and things change. But as the high standard has been maintained during our several visits over a number of years, I don't think I need to worry. We stayed for 7 nights for a holiday in London. We had a lovely corner room with a huge, comfortable...

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

Dear hotel guest, Thank you very much for leaving such a lovely review. The staff will be very happy to read your comments about their hard work and dedication and how it all came together to provide you with yet another satisfying holiday. On top of the great service you received it wouldn’t mean much without top quality products to...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Very nice hotel in a very central location, rooms are boutique style and very well looked after, this hotel has charm as well with creaking floors as any beautiful Victorian building should. The staff here are helpful and caring all in all a well run hotel and worth staying at when in central London.

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

Dear Paul, Thank you for your lovely review. It is harder than it may seem at first glance to balance our historic Victorian building with all the modern day appliances that we are accustomed to, so it means a lot that you noticed the hard work we have put into keeping true to our routs and offering everything and more...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights in April. A couple of minutes walk in one direction to st james's park tube and st james's park and in the other direction to Westminster tube, Westminster --Abbey, big Ben, Whitehall, the eye. In 15 minutes you could walk to the west end theatres, to buckingham palace, festival hall. So a very handy location....

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

Dear Janet, Thank you for leaving your lovely review of our hotel. It is wonderful that you were able to enjoy this great cities sites’ with such ease due to our fantastic location and then retreat to one of our modern comfortable rooms. It also brings me great joy that this was all enhanced with the engaging service that you...

Seattle, United States
Reviewed 24 April 2014

The hotel is a little hard to find and navigate - it's tucked away on a side street and the lobby is on the second floor, which is not immediately obvious when you get there. The hotel is clean and modern though, and our room was extremely quiet and comfortable. The location was amazing, as we were in close walking...

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

Dear Wendy, Thank you for leaving your thought on our hotel. One of the many advantages of our prime location is that not only are we close to London’s top tourist attractions, but as we are tucked away on a quite road you can also enjoy a nice peaceful lie in without the hustle and bustle that these sites attract....

Bideford
Reviewed 15 April 2014

The hotel accommodation is clean, modern and spacious enough with good facilities and the hotel staff were faultless, so helpful and polite. The floors are incredibly creaky which is fine when everyone is asleep, but it gets pretty noisy early on, before 7am so little chance of a lie in. The food in the bar in the evening was very...

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

Dear hotel guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us. I appreciate your praising of the customer service and our hotel facilities; therefore it saddens me to hear that we failed to meet your expectations in our pub. I would like to apologise for the inconvenience you experienced and if you would like...

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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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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: $256 - $400 (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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