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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Hollis, New Hampshire
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I were very pleased with our recent five night stay. Having read the previous reviews, we requested an upper level room which was very comfortable and completely quiet. We did include the breakfast buffet which worked out well for us. Good selection for foods and an easy way to start the day. We loved the location of...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Overall, my wife and I had a well rounded stay. Rooms were comfy except it was challenging to cool the room down and the shower has no curtain or full door. If you're bringing a lot of luggage, the rooms and hallways can get right. If upgrade to the largest room next time. Everything is clean and comfortable offering the...

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Nameet_Asher, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear PrimeExcursionist, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback and highlighting all the aspects of your stay that you enjoyed. Me and the entire team are really glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and the facilities. I do apologise about the issue you experienced with the room temperature and I have asked my...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this hotel is not wheelchair friendly in that access is very difficult the staff at the hotel were brilliant. They made the inconvenience of access to be a minor irritation rather than a major problem. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast was very comprehensive. But it was the staff that made the stay really pleasurable. They were...

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Nameet_Asher, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear judybainbridge46, Thank you for your recent review of your experience here at Thistle Holborn, the Kingsley Hotel. I have already shared your awesome comments with regards to the staff and their service with all my team and they were all very positively encouraged and motivated by your kind words. We have a great team full of genuine, hard-working individuals...

Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel at well in advance at a special price as we were going to the theatre nearby in the evening , and was delighted to learn on arrival that we had been upgraded to a suite , which was beautifully furnished , lots of good mirrors , lighting , heavy blackout curtains , and extremely comfortable beds...

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Nameet_Asher, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear spencerabbott, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback and highlighting all the aspects of your stay that you enjoyed. I am glad to know that you loved your upgraded Suite room and had a comfortable stay with us. The suites are personally my favourites too and I am very pleased to know that you...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room large and clean. Good location. Given room 101 which is a disabled room. Very large. When we arrived the room was too hot and air con not working. This was reported and fixed. When we arrived back late that evening it was broken again. Too late to move room.

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Nameet_Asher, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear figgy1978, Thank you for your recent review of your experience here at Thistle Holborn, the Kingsley Hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your room and found it to be really comfortable, clean and large. I do apologize for the issues you faced with the AC temperature in your room and would like to thank you for...

Largs, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been using the Kingsley Monday to Friday for over a year and a half and its hard to beat. Staff are very friendly and can't do enough for you. Rooms are good, and it is in a great location for hitting the London hot spots - almost right on Oxford St., less than 10 mins to Covent Garden, and less...

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Nameet_Asher, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear James M, Thank you for the high praise and the 5* review! I couldn't agree with you more with regards to your comments about the staff at Thistle Holborn, the Kingsley. We have a great team full of genuine, hard-working individuals who strive towards doing the best possible job on any given day. And it is the recognition from...

Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived the hotel, the room, and the hall was very warm. We were not able to adjust the aircon to cooler temperature. Good thing that the room was at the back of the building - ie we could sleep with the windows open without too much noise from outside. Good comfortable beds Bathtub and shower clean and working...

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Nameet_Asher, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear GroINorway, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback and highlighting all the aspects of your stay that you enjoyed. The hotel is fortunate enough to be in an enviable location close to all the attractions and amenities. I am sorry to hear about the issues that you experienced with the air con. However, had...

caerphilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on 3 previous occasions and very impressed with this hotel, which is why we booked it again. This time we decided for the first time to do the express check in online, However, on arrival despite telling the receptionist we had done this, it made no difference and we were taken through the standard check in procedure. We...

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Nameet_Asher, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear nonh, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel -Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley and providing your valuable feedback. Also, thank you for your continued loyalty and choosing to stay with us again during your trip to London. I am disappointed to read that your experience this time was not up to your expectation, and I do sincerely...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here the end of april with my husband for one night on my husbands 45th birthday . already emailed the hotel saying it was his birthday and had a lovely surprise when we checked in that we had been upgraded to an executive king room . the room was ready early so also a nice surprise , given room...

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Nameet_Asher, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear julie t, Thank you for your wonderful 5*review. I would like to thank you for choosing our hotel as your preferred hotel to celebrate your partners 45th birthday. Me and my team were really happy to read that you loved the upgraded room. I am also glad that we were able to check you in early on this occasion....

Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I've stayed at the Thistle Holburn, first time with my bother and this time with my wife, as per usual great room, great location and the breakfast was wonderful great value for money, and to top it off I've got to give Sonia the waitress from Portugal a mention she was so helpful not only...

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Dear ianTighe, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback with regards to your recent stay with us. I was really glad to read that this was your second visit and hope that this forms a part of many more future visits to come. Providing exceptional service to all our guests is something that we...

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Following a recent extensive £10 million restoration and refurbishment program at the hotel, every area of the hotel has been transformed – our bedrooms have been completely modernised with a contemporary design and vibrant soft furnishings. Our public areas reflect the new contemporary style but retain elements of the hotel’s traditional Edwardian features. London landmarks like the British Museum and Covent Garden and Oxford Street are within easy walking distance. Just five minutes from Holborn and Tottenham Court Road Tube Stations. ... more   less 

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Address: Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $261 - $477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley 4*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
The Kingsley By Thistle Hotel London
Kingsley By Thistle London
Thistle Bloomsbury
Kingsley By Thistle Hotel London
Hotel Style:
#69 Family Hotel in London
#79 Romantic Hotel in London
#101 Business Hotel in London
#129 Luxury Hotel in London
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“We were on the front of the hotel on the 1st floor but blackout curtains goo, was traffic noise with bus stop right next to the hotel.”
judybainbridge46, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Had a room on the 4th floor. Slight traffic noise but nothing to complain about. The young lady who cleaned our room was very efficient.”
F46PEjanw, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 104 was ok no noise”
bigmart, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Good Rooms but eat out!”
JamieTWC1, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“6th floor very quiet”
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