Sanctum Soho Hotel
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Time is flying......... ( as I listen online to the Wallabies beating the Springboks, 39 - 20)
Our plan for Soho in London was to regroup, recover and rehabilitate after our flight, but no. When in Soho one does not take it easy. We even impressed the "eccentric" concierge Marty, who opinion of the Aussie was well and truly affirmed. …
Great flight! Half empty plane to Hong Kong, all went well. Who could have thought that I could watch 6 movies straight (nice to catch up with the world) & Sal, 36 episodes of Tara's State of Mind (or something like that).
The haul to London was a little less comfortable - but now we are ensconced in the Sanctum (in Soho - thanks Butch …
... was turning fast by this point, so I headed back to the hostel, put some laundry on, and curled up to watch some more TV! Only good thing about dragging my laptop around is I get to catch up on my favourite TV shows.
There was time for one last day tour before my time in Edinburgh was up. On an absolutely picture postcard day weather wise, I headed off into the Scottish countryside once again on the Viking Coast and Alnwick Castle tour. We headed south of ...
... grumbled about. Eventually we got out to the baggage area and amazingly our ports were zooming around on the carousel. We then walked another mile to the Arrivals hall and there were hundreds of people there - some with placards but we couldn't see our transfers so asked another guy from City Transfers who was very obliging and rang for us. He took off and found our guy but also took our paperwork. ...
... to London at 14h41. Those high-speed trains really know how to get you there! At the apartment by 15h30, we left for basic groceries, had a light dinner and headed out to the London Eye on the London Underground.
We had little time to spare. We got there at 7:30 PM. The Eye closes at 9 PM. So, we got our tickets, sat through a 4-minute 4D movie of the Eye which was amazing, then rotated over London. At 135 meters high, you ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
Service from when we arrived, the moment they upgraded us and everything in between was fantastic. Excellent location and great value.
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