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“Lovely room, great sense of fun!”
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Sanctum Soho Hotel
Ranked #546 of 1,068 Hotels in London
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
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“Lovely room, great sense of fun!”
Reviewed 14 May 2012

We stayed as a treat for a weekend in London without kids. Location was fabulous in the heart of Soho and just by the shopping on Regent Street. We had a suite on the 1st floor and it was beautifully designed, the hotel bar on the roof was great fun - we didn't try the hot tub though. We were there to party and stay out late and sleep in late so it suited us perfectly. The staff were very good and the service was excellent. Would recommend for a lively weekend away.

Room Tip: First floor suites were great.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 28 February 2012

Stayed for one Sunday night. Yes there had been a football game, yes there was a group of football fans staying and yes they had taken over the featured roof top lounge for all day and evening. I can understand and cope with all that. What I don't understand is the same griup was allowed to party in a very noisy manner all night all over the place! My door was banged around 5.30 in the morning after listening to all that drunken screaming. This wa not on at all. In the morning I was asked: "Did you get any sleep at all?" C'mon. This is just not on! The facilities were really nice, but don't you at the book a hotel to sleep. At least a bit. I would have assumed the staff to take some action to have control over their space. I'm sorry to say that this was a very bad stay.

  • Stayed February 2012
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 February 2012

Stayed 3 times but probably not again. Excellent location. Entertaining concierge staff. Rooms small and initially enticing but on closer inspection cheap fittings and shoddy workmanship. Looks like done on the cheap but expensive rooms. Breakfast overpriced and poor service. Over-hyped hotel but have had enjoyable stays.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2012

Excellent hotel. Friendly staff, top-notch room. You pay for the privilege, but we had a great night. We will definitely return...if we can get another good deal!

Room Tip: Try the bar on the 5th floor; yes it's gonna cost you, but it's worth it.
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Helsinki
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Reviewed 31 January 2012

interesting room decor, comfortable bed, relaxed service, cool rooftop bar, location is fantastic so you can save a lot of time, etc.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
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Wickham Bishops, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 January 2012

We stayed at the Sanctum for one night when visiting London in January. Its position just off Regents street is perfect, and the price was reasonable for such a position.
The porter is a quirky scot in a bowler hat who creates a good first impression. He told us not to worry if we had forgotten our bathers and most people in the hot tub don't bother ! We didn't test this out. The small bar/terrace was still open, and happy to serve us coffees at 3.30am which a lot of hotels aren't, but the counterside to this, is that there is the noise of people coming and going throughout the night, and the rooms are not soundproofed well enough. If you need a restful haven in central London, then this is NOT for you, otherwise, its a fun place to stay just for one night.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2012

Nice small hotel with perfect location for shopping and restaurants.
Very nice and helpful staff.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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Property: Sanctum Soho Hotel
Address: 20 Warwick Street, London W1B 5NF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Soho
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #546 of 1,068 Hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sanctum Soho Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Today’s rock’n’roll hotel is less about threats of incidental bodily harm and more about a glamorously decadent atmosphere, and the new model is a place like the Sanctum Soho.Here it means a dash of modern minimalism, a sprinkling of baroque opulence, and an emphasis on the darker end of the color palette. The in-room electronics are totally up to date, while some throwback touches are retained for atmosphere’s sake. It’s a twenty-four-hour hotel with a liberal, tolerant service concept; what you want, you’ll get, without so much as a raised eyebrow. In that, it’s not so fundamentally different from some of London’s more conservative luxury hotels — it just feels naughtier. ... more   less 
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