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Thistle Kensington Gardens

4.0 of 5 104 Bayswater Rd, London W2 3HL, England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can you say about this Hotel? Second time we have stayed here. Great location, superb service, wifi in each of the rooms, food great, room large and comfortable. When we are back, we will be staying here again.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
46 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Hotel is modern and clean and very friendly. Reception is on the first floor which is a little strange. Rooms are comfortable and clean. What more do you want in London. Too many other places to see.

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GM_KGN, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Dear ourkidd, Thank you for your review, I was pleased to read that the hotel satisfied all of your needs and very much hope we get the opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. Kind regards - Andrew More

Brooklyn NYC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've stayed in this hotel about 5 times over the past 12 years. It is located across from Kensington Palace Gardens, which is part of the big park complex that has Hyde Park at one end. Kensington Palace is the residence of the Royal Princes. In the past, it was home to Princess Diana, and before that, Princess Margaret. There... More

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GM_KGN, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Dear LuchinoBrooklynNYC, Your detailed review was pleasing to read and hopefully useful to many people travelling to London and looking to stay in this area. We really do have a great location, hotel and team, and I am glad you found your stay very enjoyable. As a fairly regular guest, please do contact me directly - andrew.byrne@glhhotels.com - next time... More

Sheffield
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is lovely. Allowed us to check in at 9.45 which was brilliant, nice spotless room. Peacefull nights sleep and great shower. Breakfast and service good although a little slow to replenish certain items. Nice bar area for a peaceful nightcap.

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GM_KGN, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Michelle22, Your 5/5 review was very much appreciated, I was delighted that you had a lovely stay - thank you for sharing your experiences. I hope we can welcome you back to the hotel very soon. Kind regards - Andrew More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed there for 1 Night. The hotel is around 10Mins walk from Paddington Station. Check-in was quick, the room was a Double for Single use. Not a bad size for a room in Central London. Best part was that I had a view of Kensington Gardens. There is a gate to the garden right across the street from the hotel.... More

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GM_KGN, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Elyafi, Thank you for your review. We have a great location next to Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens; both for business and pleasure, being only a short walk to many transport links. I very much appreciate your comments regarding the room and breakfast, and I'll certainly investigate the carpet comments further with the team. Many thanks again for your... More

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only stayed 1 night, wished it had been more, had an excellent room on 9th Floor with spectacular views overlooking Kensington Gardens, The hotel was flawless, will Definitely stay hear again next time - highly recommended.

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GM_KGN, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Barry W, Thank you for your 5/5 review of Thistle Kensington Gardens, and for your room tip - all of our Executive and Deluxe Rooms face Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Thanks for highly recommending us too! Kind regards - Andrew More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on Friday and Saturday night for a theatre and sightseeing weekend. We were very happy with the hotel. The staff were welcoming and our room although compact was spotlessly clean. The location was perfect, directly opposite Kensington gardens and very close to both Queensway and Bayswater tube stations ( our £8.90 day tickets for the tube were... More

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GM_KGN, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Dear djdm62, Thank you for sharing your experiences of your recent stay at Thistle Kensington Gardens, I was delighted to read your 5/5 review and very much hope we get the chance to welcome you back to the hotel soon. Thanks again. Kind regards - Andrew More

Newcastle
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281 reviews 281 reviews
100 hotel reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My room on the fifth floor, 520, was very quiet, small, and spotless. It had obviously been recently renovated. The bathroom in particular was well set out, and amenities included soap, body lotion, shampoo, conditioner and shower gel. I loved the rain shower option! There was a comfortable queen bed, but only one chair, so a couple would not be... More

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GM_KGN, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Glynis031, Your detailed 5/5 review of your recent stay at Thistle Kensington Gardens was a pleasure to read, in particular the positive comments regarding the team, which I have of course shared with them. Thank you for taking the time to share these tips and comments. Kind regards - Andrew More

Swansea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Thistle Kensington Gardens for our weekend trip to London and were delighted with our stay. From the moment we arrived, the reception staff were friendly and accommodating - offering to keep our luggage safe while we explored London. The Queensway tube station is just a 4 minute walk away. The hotel is clean and contemporary, no... More

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GM_KGN, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Dear MickMin, I am delighted you had an enjoyable stay at the hotel during your recent trip to London. We really do pride ourselves on our service, location and offering and your positive comments to highly recommend a stay here are very kind. Thank you once again for taking the time to share your experience. Kind regards - Andrew More

Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here with a tour group (CIE Tours) it was the starting night hotel in the tour. Clean modern rooms and centrally located across from Hyde Park. Pubs, shops, bus stops and train stations all within walking distance. Room was a little small by U.S. standards, however we had a great view of Hyde Park. Staff was very accommodating... More

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GM_KGN, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Dear JAKfromLA, Your review of the hotel and your stay was very much appreciated, thanks for taking the time to share. I hope we get chance to welcome you back to London on your next tour. Kind regards - Andrew More

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Address: 104 Bayswater Rd, London W2 3HL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London
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Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Kensington Gardens 4*
Number of rooms: 175
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