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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SD, England
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  • The Cartoon Museum
    0.1 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 14 December 2016
Birthday present
My wife and I stayed on the 11/12/16 in a deluxe king room with... more
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Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed on the 11/12/16 in a deluxe king room with breakfast. The room was large and clean and the bed was so comfortable that we both slept well even though we overlooked the front of the hotel. Breakfast was excellent with a good choice of hot and cold items. Our train was not till later in...

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

Dear John L, Thank you for your detailed and wonderful 5* review !! I would also like to thank you for choosing our hotel to celebrate your special occassion. I am delighted to read that you loved your room and found it to be quiet, clean and comfortable. The beds are really good as you have mentioned - and many...

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Booked a while ago for a conference I was attending. The check in was good a swift, then went up to the room which was spacious for London hotels. What was great was the location, right near the theatres but straight out of the door and close to oxford street for shopping. The reception area was light and bright and...

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

Dear James S , 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 also delighted to read that you liked your room and the service in...

South Yorkshire
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I was a bit concerned to read some of the recent reviews. I booked this hotel at a great price to celebrate my husbands special birthday. Everything from the first email to the hotel to the time we checked out was excellent. A big thanks to Anca who dealt with my emails and who we met on checking in. She...

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

Dear yorky43, Thank you for your 5*review. I would like to thank you for choosing our hotel as your preferred hotel to celebrate your husband's birthday. Me and my team were really excited to read that you loved the personalised and unique touches. It is always our aim to ensure that each and every guest has a pleasant stay with...

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Previously I gave this hotel a good review, staying there about 3 times per annum plus treating my wife with weekends with her mates, in addition to paying for my sons and their respective partners for weekend stays. All was fine. My last stay, December, a Christmas shopping and sightseeing weekend before all the festivities was a completely different experience....

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

Dear Stevie S, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback from your recent stay with us here in London. I am really disappointed to read of your recent experience. As you have mentioned, the room that you stayed in has been adapted for wheelchair users but it is still one of our Deluxe Double room types....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Very hit and miss, mostly miss. Stayed here 2 months ago and had okay room, but staff and service were awful. Stayed again last night, and this time the room was awful too. Some basic training on customer care wouldn't go amiss. Come on Thistle, you're better than this! Location is good.

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

Dear Phil B, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel -Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley and providing your valuable feedback. I was most disappointed to read of your experience during your stay, and I am truly sorry that you were not fully satisfied with our hotel and service. This is definitely not indicative of the standards of service...

Manchester
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The Kingsley is a beautifully appointed hotel with excellent service. The executive room was of a generous size, with all the facilities you would expect, but more importantly felt really warm and cosy. The king size bed was very comfortable and I had a really good night's sleep. Food from room service was also of a good standard. Also nice...

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

Dear MrChipsManchester, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback and highlighting all the aspects of your stay that you enjoyed. We strive really hard to make sure that all our guests have a really pleasant stay and me and the entire team are really glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and the facilities....

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night for a birthday celebration. Fantastic location for theatreland. Lovely clean room really comfy bed and very quite. Had a celebration package which was a lovely surprise for my husband which included: bottle of very nice presecco, box of chocs and a fabulous cake. Friendly staff , especially lauren in reservations, we will return. Thank-you

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

Dear claireadixon, Thank you for your lovely comments and taking the time to submit your feedback from your recent stay with us. I am really happy to read that you found the hotel clean and comfortable with pleasant staff. In fact, we pride ourselves on the level of service and the facilities that we provide to our guests and nothing...

Slovakia
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This hotel is OK but you really pay for the location. The staff are pleasant and I had a very enjoyable stay. However here are a few tips: You can get a good local "Full English", early morning, breakfast for half the price by just going around the corner. Go out of the hotel, turn right, then immediately at the...

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Dear IMW_SK, Tank you for taking the time to review our hotel -Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley and providing your valuable feedback. I am really glad to read that you had a very enjoyable stay and found the staff to be pleasant. We have a great team full of genuine, hard-working individuals who strive towards doing the best possible job on...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This hotel has a great location as it is ten minutes from Covent Garden and tube into central London only a walk away. The accommodation was excellent, beds were great, bathroom well kitted out and very good rain shower. Breakfast was varied and plentiful- good hot or cold offerings and no sense of being hurried. Staff throughout the hotel were...

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

Dear terrycooper49, 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 really glad to read that you found the location to be ideal and the room to be excellent with great beds. Many of our previous guests have written rave reviews about the quality...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I stayed for one night on a business trip, and to be honest I was quite disappointed. The room I was given at first was a single (really!! do they even exist?), so small I could barely move there.. Went downstairs and after a few comments ("this is what your company is paying for...") they gave me a double room....

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

Dear Alessandra G, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. With regards to your comments about the room, we do have rooms with different sizes and I am sorry that the one you stayed in initially did not meet your expectations. However, your initial reservation was for...

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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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: $254 - $408 (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
#117 Luxury Hotel in London
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“The suites are large and comfortable and quiet. They use modern heating and cooling without the use of air ducts and vents. Excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles AdamMcCoy, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't pick a single!!”
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“The annex is cold”
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“Found the room to be noisy from what ever was going on outside first thing in the mornings. Sounded like bottle banks being emptied etc!!!”
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“If you are two single travellers, make sure that you ask for the beds to be separated.”
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