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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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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.
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Grade: 100 out of 100
386Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
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Bloomsbury
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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Great location. Clean and up-to-date. Beds were comfy. Good quality and choice at breakfast inc. gluten free options. Staff were proffesional yet personal (ie remembering names, and other small details). Would recommend and visit again.
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Response from TolgaErsen, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
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Dear DayTrip23126685533, Thank you for your beautiful review of Thistle Holborn The Kingsley Hotel, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience. It is wonderful to know that you found our staff to be friendly and professional, the food delicious and the hotel perfectly positioned. We appreciate your feedback that each detail has been thought about and will share your comments with the team. We very much look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Tolga Ersen Operations Manager Plan your next London adventure with our exclusive member's only offer. Become a member of Thistle Hotels to receive exclusive benefits such as, complimentary breakfast for the length of your stay or 10% off plus the best price guaranteed, when you book direct on our website. All you have to do is sign up before you book a stay.
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We stayed for 2 nights for my Dad's 65th Birthday and the tone was set for the whole weekend with the greeting we received on check-in. I had only mentioned briefly on the phone when I booked that it was a birthday celebration yet the lady on reception knew as soon as I said my
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Response from TolgaErsen, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear RSF87, Thank you for posting a fabulous "Excellent" rated review of your stay here at Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley. First of all; may we wish your Dad a Belated Very Happy 65th Birthday. We feel very privileged that you chose to celebrate this special occasion with us. We are delighted to receive your feedback and it is wonderful to read that everything met your expectations. There is no better way to start the day than with the big buffet breakfast in our Kingsley Two Restaurant. Our buffet breakfast offers a wide variety of dishes to please any palate; from healthy organic yoghurts, cereals, juices, freshly prepared fruit salad and freshly baked pastries, muffins, breads pancakes and homemade porridge, selection of cheeses and cold meats to a Traditional Full English Breakfast. We very much appreciate your kind comments and compliments, especially about our exceptional team, who strive to go the extra mile to exceed all of our guest's expectations. I have passed on your lovely feedback to the whole team and they are delighted to know they succeeded in creating memorable experience. We very much appreciate your kind compliments, and hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back for many more special celebrations to come. Kind regards, Tolga Ersen Operations Manager
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Lovely hotel in perfect location for theatre and getting out and about. Hotel made us feel welcome and went the extra mile to make our weekend break special. We would love to return, you never get to see all of London!
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Response from TolgaErsen, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
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Dear Passenger46665637392, Thank you so much for your lovely review, your comments are very much appreciated. We are delighted to know that you found Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley Hotel perfectly positioned in the heart of London and that everything met your expectations. We will look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel for another memorable stay. With kind regards, Tolga Ersen Operations Manager
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This central yet elegant hotel appealed to us or it's location but also the authentic look. Four of travelled to London for a friend's big birthday. We had two twin rooms and we were all put on the same floor, which was good. The staff were friendly and they booked us a cab
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Response from TolgaErsen, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
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Dear jules102016, Thank you for posting a lovely review of your recent stay here at Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley. We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay and it has been a great pleasure to welcome you for such a special occasion. We feel very privileged that you chose to share your friend's big birthday celebrations with us. It is a delight to read that you enjoyed the comfort and the location of your room, as well as the design of the our hotel's lovely facade and the quality of the breakfast offering. We are also pleased to know that you found our staff to be friendly, attentive and helpful. We appreciate you taking your time to make us aware of your experience, your feedback is certainly highly valued. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards, Tolga Ersen Operations Manager
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We returned to this hotel as our previous experience was very positive: Very centrally located, close to British museum and West End, not too far from the train station. Staff were very welcoming, quickly solved any minor issue we encountered. Rooms are clean, comfortable, well
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Response from TolgaErsen, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
Responded 2 days ago
Dear 9000toml, Thank you very much for writing such a nice review of your experience with Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you had a great stay and enjoyed the comfort of our rooms as well as the professionalism and the friendliness of our staff. I am very proud of our team and how they have been able to make you feel welcome and at home. It makes me truly happy that you are highlighted our fantastic central location. We are especially pleased that you have felt comfortable in our beautifully appointed, spacious rooms with large bathrooms with rainfall shower heads. All our rooms are equipped with free, fast, unlimited WiFi, high definition Samsung Smart TVs, double glazing and custom made Hypnos mattresses for a good night's sleep. We are honoured to be your hotel choice in London, and we all look forward to welcoming you for many more stays to come. Warm regards, Tolga Ersen Operations Manager
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You can get a tube which is about 20 minutes with a little bit of walking. The breakfast is good value for money and has a very good selection. If you book direct with the hotel it is free or it's £12
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Dear Sue P, First of all I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Thistle Holborn-The Kingsley Hotel.. We offer same day Dry-Cleaning and Laundry Services to all our guest who needs to fix travel-worn and tired clothes, ensuring you look your best! There is a price list with timings available in all our bedrooms, including laundry bags. On the other hand; If you would like to use a Laundrette to wash your clothes, the closest one to the hotel is the Boswell Laundrette and it's only 6-8 minutes away (by foot) where you can wash your clothes yourself. I trust the above information is satisfactory. Nevertheless; should you require any further information, please feel free to contact me. We feel privileged to be your hotel of choice in London, now we can't wait to welcome you to Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley. Yours sincerely, Tolga Ersen Operations Manager
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Dear hzayran29, Thank you for question. We are delighted that you have chosen to stay with us. There is no better way to start the day than with the big buffet breakfast in our Kingsley Two Restaurant. Our buffet breakfast offers a wide variety of dishes to please any palate; from healthy organic yoghurts, cereals, juices, freshly prepared fruit salad and freshly baked pastries, muffins, breads pancakes and homemade porridge, selection of cheeses and cold meats to a Traditional Full English Breakfast. The cost of the full buffet breakfast is twelve pound per person. I trust that the above information is satisfactory. Nevertheless, if you do require any further information, feel free to contact me directly. Myself and my team; We are looking forward to welcoming you at Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley. Yours sincerely, Tolga Ersen Operations Manager
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"ask if they have heating. of course for that, you need to contact the hotel directly, can't do it on hotels.com."
"Higher floors quieter.There are lifts."
"Ask for a room facing the front street or else you could end up facing a brick wall of another part of the building or an outside stairwell."
"Our room was super quiet and we were on the main street"
"Rooms on the front very noisey"
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PRICE RANGE
$172 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
129
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