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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

Stayed there while on a brief vacation with my fiance. The room was very comfortable and clean. The electronics (outlets and tv) and shower were a little tricky to figure out at first, but worked reliably after that. The hotel is in a very good location, with virtually all London attractions within walking distance (or a very short tube ride.)...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear A TripAdvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the hotel. The hotel is located in a desirable location close to a lot of London’s major attractions. Your feedback is truly valuable to us and I would like to thank you once again for sharing your experience. I hope that we will have...

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Reviewed 27 July 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights in April. Half business, half pleasure. Reasonable price for the location. I was not happy with my first room and they were happy to move me to a better room. The food was excellent and the service first class. This is now my Central London hotel of choice.

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Matt0844, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the hotel. Please be assured I have shared your comments with the team, your feedback is truly valuable. We are very glad we are your first choice of hotel in London, please do not hesitate to contact the team directly for any assistance you may require,...

Reviewed 27 July 2015

We stayed on a couple of hot and steamy London days-but the hotel was cool and the aircon in the bedroom worked well and silently. Checked in early (good) and got thoroughly frazzled at a hot and packed British Museum, which is really just round the corner.Luckily the room was quiet and cool, and a good size for London. The...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Dave B, Thank you for your 5 star review you have posted on our hotel. We are lucky enough that the Hotel is located in a desirable part of London close to a lot of major attractions. Your kind words are truly valuable to the team, please be assured I have shared your feedback with them. We very much...

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Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the weekend for two nights. Checked in early and was pleasantly surprised to be given an upgrade to a junior suite. This room was lovely with a kingsize bed two TVs , large seating area with sofa and large table and chairs. We were only in our room two minutes and there was a knock at the door...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear quaff66, Thank you for your 5 star review you have posted on our hotel. Your kind words are truly valuable to the team, please be assured I have shared your feedback with them and have passed on your special mention to Gabriella personally, your feedback is truly valuable. The team very much enjoy ensuring our guests are well looked...

Lancs
Reviewed 26 July 2015

From checking in to checking out - we had a fantastic experience at this great hotel. Every member of staff we dealt with were so friendly especially the breakfast team. We were upgraded from an executive room to a junior suite which was a real treat for my husband's birthday weekend. A birthday cake and card were left in our...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear LOZZIEHEN, I am delighted with the 5 star review you have posted on our hotel, Thistle Holborn. Your kind words are truly valuable to the team, please be assured I have shared your feedback with them. The team very much enjoy ensuring our guests are well looked after and are as comfortable as possible when with us. We look...

Oswestry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Recent trip for our 25th Wedding anniversary. We had a deluxe room which was well furnished if a little small but still comfortable, Always slept well. Hotel is good for walking into theatre land, shopping in Oxford Street etc. Staff were all very helpful and I have no complaints at all, will be back. Breakfast was help yourself buffet style...

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Dear Dave L, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience. The hotel is located in a desirable location close to a lot of London’s major attractions. Your feedback is truly appreciated, please be assured I have shared your feedback with the team. We very much look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind...

Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We booked a fizz with friends offer to meet with friends for a celebration. The service from the outset was excellent. Warmly greeted and a very efficient service. Everything was clean, the staff well presented and the bar area, visible from reception, looked relaxed and inviting! You kind of know what your stay is going to be like from the...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Stephenp1969, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the hotel. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the misunderstanding on the breakfast inclusive rates, normally additional breakfast supplements apply for additional guests but as you was booked on our promotional rate the rate remained the same for either one or two guests. I would like...

Austin
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We spent almost a week staying at the Thistle on Bloomsbury Way in London. It was convenient to all of the sites we wanted to see with a bus stop right outside the door! I want to especially thank them for the flexibility, as I broke my foot before arriving and had to make last-minute changes to a room with...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear mary_friedman, Greetings from London! Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience. The hotel is located in a desirable location close to a lot of London’s major attractions. We very much enjoy ensuring our guests are well looked after and are as comfortable as possible when with us. We very much look forward to welcoming you...

Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights during a weekend in London. The hotel is easy to find and the location is really good for exploring London and getting to the various attractions, restaurants, theatre and shopping. It's a short walk from Holborn tube station and not far from Tottenham Court Road too. The hotel itself was clean...

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Dear Lucy S, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the hotel. The hotel is located in a desirable location close to a lot of London’s major attractions. Your feedback is truly appreciated, please be assured I have shared your feedback with the team. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly next time you...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We stayed to nights in July. The location is super, close to shopping (Oxford street) and close to dining (we went to Hakasan). British museum is just a two minutt walk away from the hotel. It's a short stroll to Covent Garden! Everything within reach. The hotel is very nice, and the staff superb! Thanks to Sonya, Gabriella and Antonia!...

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Dear Birgitte B, Greetings from London! Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the hotel. The location of the hotel is rather desirable, being so close to some of London’s top attractions. Please be assured I have shared your comments with the team and have passed on your special mention to Sonya, Gabriella and Antonia...

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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: $256 - $421 (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
#126 Luxury Hotel in London
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“6th floor very quiet”
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“Rooms away from the road may provide a less noisy environment, however this is 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!”
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