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The Royal Foundation of St Katharine

2 Butcher Row, London E14 8DS, England
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  • Crossrail Place Roof Garden
    0.6 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Parking
Reviewed 1 week ago
Mini conference
Stayed for a conference for one night - clean and tidy with good... more
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for a conference for one night - clean and tidy with good conference facilities but you have to accept no TV in rooms. Wifi worked well and food was of a good standard. Unfortunately radiator in room was so noisy when switched on and no one had put the one on in the bathroom so Baltic this morning. That...

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and enjoyed the food! Just to address a couple of points that you made in your review. Not having TV's in our rooms is part of our identity as a retreat centre, aiming to create an oasis of calm for all our guests....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of London's hidden gems - a great place to stay for people who like beauty in the heart of the city. It's a no frills stay but actually I value the Foundation's focus on providing a peaceful environment and the staff's thoughtful approach to client care and communication.

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for lovely review, and we are delighted that you found St Katharine's a beautiful and welcoming place to stay. We hope to welcome you again on your next trip to London, and we wold like to offer you the chance of a 15% discount if you book for two nights or more in January or February...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know London very well and recently spent 2 nights at this hotel with my son. I was slightly apprehensive about my choice because of my lack of knowledge of London but what a lovely surprise. The lady at the desk was lovely and friendly and the rooms were very clean and looked after and the beds were very...

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Rique, Thank you for your fantastic review. We are delighted that you had such a great stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back on future trips to London! We can also offer you a discounted rate if you use the code 'STK5' on our website. Tom

Reviewed 12 December 2016

A real find after a busy 3 weeks of touring. Staff were great and friendly and facilities were of high quality for such a place. We enjoyed the breakfast provided. We will definitely go back again. A real find.

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Hi Richard, Thank you for your glowing review! We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to London, and we would like to offer you the code 'STK5' to get a 5% discount when booking directly on our website. Tom

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Two rooms booked at very short notice after a disaster booking at the Comfort Inn Westminster (see separate review). I now see that this is a christian retreat - well they certainly saved the day for us! Comfortable beds had a great nights sleep and laid in until 10am for the first time in years!. Can't comment on the breakfast...

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Tracey, Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased that we were able to accommodate you last minute, and that you had such a peaceful sleep! Unfortunately breakfast does finish at 10am. On future stays if you know you are not going to make it to breakfast during serving hours, we can always make a packed breakfast for...

Battle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The hotel staff were extremely helpful and friendly, the food was exceptional! Probably ate a little too much it was so good! The rooms were impeccable and the beds very comfortable. The Royal Foundation of St Katherine's has a very peaceful and calm atmosphere. I look forward to visitng again.

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Carleen, Thank you for your great review! We are delighted that you had such a good stay, and that you enjoyed the food. We look forward to you visiting again! Tom

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

My husband booked us in for a one night stay and what a lovely place! The room was immaculately clean and looked newly decorated. Bed very comfy and a good shower too. In fact I could not fault it in any way. Not to mention the great breakfast ,and the staff are very welcoming . We will definitely stay again...

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Jen, Thank you for your lovely review! We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay at St Katharine's and we look forward to welcome you back very soon. Please use the code 'STK5' on our website to get a 5% discount. Tom

leeds
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is indeed a peaceful spot in an otherwise run down part of London. The room was very clean and comfortable. Tea and coffee in the room and good bathroom. The breakfast was continental but very good. Staff pleasant. The only problem is that this isn't the greatest part of London but you can walk to the nearby dock area.

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Dylan, Thank for your great review, and we are delighted you had a peaceful stay! I would have to disagree with you about the local area though. The local area is a diverse and dynamic part of the east end. Its situated just a few minutes walk from the Thames, and from here both the Tower of London and...

Fribourg, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Very accomodating staff, nice big rooms, nice hot/cold breakfast. It is a retreat for the clergy of Westminister Abbey so expect interesting journey whilst your there. Respect the surroundings and clear up your room before housekeeping get there, otherwise you'll find yourself with a headmaster type letter awaiting you as happenend to us. Leaving a rather nasty taste in the...

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Ann, Thank you for your good review score. We are delighted that you our staff were accommodating during your stay! As a conference and retreat centre we have a variety of guests who stay with us, those coming on retreat, as part of a group, for leisure and those staying on business. Whilst we warmly welcome the clergy of...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you are like us and like to walk everywhere - don't come here as it miles from anywhere. We eventually had to succumb to the DLR - which is expensive- so include this in your budget. The facilities themselves were ok and the rooms comfortable - but too warm. You should be aware that this place has a religious...

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Tom S, Guest Services Manager at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are dissapointed to hear that you do not want to come and stay with us again. I would however just like to address a couple of the points that you made in your review. As an organisation we do have strong Christian roots, and we do have a COE chapel, and an ordained Master who lives on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Foundation of St Katharine is a charitable foundation which sits within, yet apart from, the heart of London’s East End. Just minutes from the City and Canary Wharf, our comfortable accommodation offers a secure and relaxing environment and an unparalleled sense of peaceful seclusion. We invite you to explore St Katharine’s and to discover what you may find in this hidden oasis. Simple, comfortable, and all with en-suite facilities, our recently refurbished bedrooms are available both to individuals and members of groups at St Katharine’s. For a long stay or short, take advantage of our proximity to central London, our excellent transport links, and the unrivaled calm you will find here. Our quiet garden and serene chapel are open to all our guests and provide a welcome contrast to the hustle of a day in the capital. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Foundation of St Katharine

Address: 2 Butcher Row, London E14 8DS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Price Range: €89 - €187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Foundation of St Katharine 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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