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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

4.0 of 5 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SD, England
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Convenient and great place to stay in London. Super location for theater buffs...a block from The British Museum...blocks from the tube station with service to Heathrow. Nice rooms, restaurant and bar. Not too big and super employees that are very helpful and nice.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager The Kingsley by Thistle More 

England
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Stayed at this hotel Sunday night 3rd February as we were going to see The Jersey Boys. After looking at various hotels we picked this one and were so glad we did. Staff and ambience great. Very near everything, Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street. Hotel stylish and clean overall a great stay.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager The Kingsley by Thistle More 

dublin,ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights while attending a short course at the LSE. I have stayed in many different London hotels on business trips over the years, but this is easily the most friendly and pleasant one to date.I found the reception staff particularly helpful, but all the staff I had any dealings with very pleasant. As other reviewers... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you (and your husband!) back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager The Kingsley by Thistle More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I stayed there for one night, you get greeted immediately by friendly staff. The hotel is very clean and comfortable. This newly refurbished hotel won't disappoint you. The bath room is very modern with lovely two showers. We stayed in a twin room and each bed was spacious and very comfortable. The location is also fantastic, you are close to... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the team looked after you. The hotel is in a great location for all the sites of London with a short walk to Theatreland and the British Museum. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near... More 

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Stayed for two nights 25th & 26th Janauary 2013. l Arrived and was greeted immediately and shown to my room. The room was clean and the shower was amazing!!! Best hotel shower I have found to date!!!!

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, particularly the shower! I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager The Kingsley by Thistle More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We had a 3 night stay and got the room for a fantastic price. The staff are pleasant and very helpful, the hotel is clean, modern and well maintained. The location is excellent, just off the end of Oxford Street and close to Covent Garden. There was also a deal on the breakfast and for £10 for a great buffet... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager The Kingsley by Thistle More 

Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Stayed here last weekend, staff were very welcoming when arriving, and very helpful with any requirements we had. Have stayed in London hotels on and off over the last few years and the rooms here were a decent size for London. Good location just above Covent Garden and good pubs and restaurants in the area

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager The Kingsley by Thistle More 

Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

behind British Museum, quiet rooms were clean and a good deal. The free upgrade to a suite was welcome, but a sofabed as second bed isn't acceptable at any price. Rainfall shower was good. Lots of bkfst places nearby, and five minutes to the tube, so i skipped breakfast. Enjoy.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager The Kingsley by Thistle More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

Nice extras and what you want in a reasonably priced hotel batting above its level. Highly recommend this place for a number of reasons. Location, staff, food, bar, and bathrooms. We stayed one night and paid £125, felt it was worth it.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager The Kingsley by Thistle More 

Cheltenham
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

My wife and I stayed here last weekend and used the hotel as a central point for our excursions. The hotel is located in a fabulous location - 6 mins from Holburn and Tottenham Court Road tube stations, 5 minutes from the British Museum, 7 mins from Drury Lane / Covent garden and all that those two places have to... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. With regards to the cost of breakfast the £10 breakfast voucher is for access to everything including full english breakfast as well as cereals, cold meats, cheeses, fresh fruits and yogurts. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the... More 

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Address: Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SD, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill , Covent Garden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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
Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley London, England
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#83 Family Hotel in London
#93 Romantic Hotel in London
#96 Luxury Hotel in London
#120 Business Hotel in London

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