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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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Sheringham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Booked this hotel last minute and pleased with our choice. This is a good 4* property and it matches its rating. The location is good and you can walk to the Dominion Theatre (currently showing bodyguard) in less than 5 minutes. The start of Oxford Street is about 10 mins walk and Covent Garden I was told was about 10... More 

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

Dear Stuart H, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback and highlighting all the aspects of your stay that you enjoyed. Also, thank you for giving us a try and choosing to stay with us during your trip to London and I am glad to read that you will be back again. The central and... More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

stayed in this hotel for 2 nights as a get-away, the 'deluxe' rooms were fairly standard & outdated. the food was also average, good thing lots of restaurants nearby. my room unfortunately had a buzzing all night long that kept me & my husband awake, we think it was a water tank. the staff were what made the hotel, friendly... More 

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

Dear amyisntcool, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback with regards to your recent stay with us. Also, thank you for giving us a try and choosing to stay with us during your trip to London. I couldn't agree with you more with regards to your comments about the staff at Thistle Holborn, the... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a nice weekend at this hotel. Really good location, could walk to the theatre. Room was nice, although we were on the 2nd floor it was quiet. Large comfy bed. The breakfast was very good, buffet, but cooked, continental,cereal,pastries etc. Very helpful at the end when we asked if we could check out an hour later. My daughter... More 

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

Dear pigandcow, 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 breakfast and I am very... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Standard rooms are not huge. But this hotel is lovely. The lobby is beautiful. The room was clean, and comfortable. The bathroom was a good size and very functional. The staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was great. The hotel is centrally located, a short walk from the tube, with a bus stop on the block. I would highly... More 

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

Dear eburns7, Thank you for your wonderful 5*review. I am so delighted to read that you found the room to be clean and comfortable and the staff friendly. I am also glad that you enjoyed the breakfast. It is always our aim to ensure that each and every guest has a pleasant stay with us and it’s great to know... More 

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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Easy to reach from Euston -20 minute stroll or tube to Holborn Functional room, nothing exceptional Decor a bit tired Central to places of interest- walking distance to Soho,tube to Camden Staff not overly friendly

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

Dear Danielprince, 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 also value your feedback in letting us know about the decor of the hotel and you... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A good hotel, in a handy location for The City. The room was good, with good amenities, and the breakfast offering was impressive. Apparently, the in-room breakfast is good too. Great service at the front desk, with a concierge who was very efficient (remembered what luggage I had left with him) and helpful (good directions to my next port of... More 

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

Dear jeff1894, Thank you for your lovely comments and taking the time to submit your feedback from your recent stay with us. I am so pleased to read that you were satisfied with your stay and enjoyed our facilities. I am really glad to know that you enjoyed the breakfast offering. In fact a lot of our guests have complimented... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A group of excited girls soon become disappointment with poor customer service from the staff! A beautiful hotel in a beautiful location but paying all that money you would expect a friendly welcome and superb customer service, from asking for advice on where to park, ordering room services to checking in and out of the hotel! Won't be staying here... More 

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

Dear Emma S, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback following your recent stay with us at The Kingsley. I am most concerned and really disappointed to read about your experience and I do sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused to you due to the lack of service you experienced during your stay. It is definitely not... More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for one night .very very comfortable with superb service could not fault. Easy to walk to theatre.would highly recommend. Not the cheapest but lovely as a treat . Did not eat at hotel so cannot judge the food. This hotel is spotlessly clean.

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

Dear anita n, Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding your recent stay with us. 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. Recognition from our guests is our ultimate prize and it... More 

Brussels
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel, last minute, after my train was cancelled. I booked via the phone and they immediately offered a good room at a reasonable rate. At the hotel I received an upgrade to a roomier room, with separate bathroom and a small corner with some couches. It had a view of the street in front. We had... More 

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

Dear Jorke, Thank you for your lovely comments and taking the time to submit your feedback from your recent stay with us. I am so pleased to read that you were satisfied with your stay and enjoyed our facilities. I am glad to read that the team were able to upgrade you to a larger room upon your arrival at... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I booked this hotel after reading TripAdvisor reviews and was quite pleased. I was pleasantly surprised that the room was available when I arrived at noon, as checking is 2pm. I'd booked a deluxe single, but they upgraded me to a double. This gave me ample opportunity to settle in and start exploring London. The room was perfectly clean and... More 

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

Dear JodieC-Br, 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 delighted to read that you liked your upgraded room and that the staff were able to find a room for you straightaway and get you checked-in early. At the Kingsley, we would do... More 

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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: $242 - $458 (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
#114 Luxury Hotel in London
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