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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My children surprised me with a stay at the thistle for my birthday , iv stayed in London on many occasions but this hotel is by far the best iv stayed in , lovely comfortable room , friendly staff who couldn't do enough for us and a lovely breakfast , location was fantastic for us we never used the tube... More 

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

Dear Pam C Belated Congratulations on your 50th Birthday. We are over the moon you had such a lovely stay and its fantastic you felt you could recommend us to your travelling friends. As a team we are delighted your children chose for you to stay with us, we are equally honoured you would spend such a momentous occasion at... More 

Boston, MA
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a wonderful smallish hotel (NOT a B&B, a full service hotel) in a lovely Bloomsbury location. The place was spotless, beautifully laid out and appointed, well-staffed and well-run. Our room - a 'deluxe' double - was large and comfortable - on the 2nd floor overlooking the street, it was quiet and very pleasant. Newly tiled bathroom was superb.... More 

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

Dear Mark S Thank you for taking time to post such lovely comments on our hotel. The team really do pride themselves on excellent customer service and strive for highest levels of cleanliness. We are indeed located in a fantastic location, as you mentioned "Bloomsbury Way" is to the front of the hotel and is a busy road. Your advice... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I've really come to rate Thistle Hotels - I've stayed in about six of them now and they offer a consistent standard that's always been really good. I'm glad to report this is no exception. The Kingsley Hotel is clean, fairly quiet (as much as it gets in central london) and is perfectly located with just a short stroll to... More 

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

Dear rover-rover-over Thank you for your valued review We are pleased you found our hotel to your satisfaction, and that our brand is consistent. The location of the hotel is excellent as you have mentioned, we are very lucky to be situated on Bloomsbury Way, with the ever popular Covent Garden a short walk to the right and St Pancras... More 

Wales, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night whilst on a business trip. Hotel in a convenient location, close to the underground. Reception very efficient at check in. Room a good size and with all the usual stuff. Even though my room overlooked a busy road, there was no problem with noise, and the bed was very comfortable. I didn't eat at the... More 

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

Dear RJ Thorne Thank you for taking time to post a review on our hotel Thistle Holborn the Kingsley. We are delighted with your comments and do hope we can welcome you back in the not too distant future. Please contact us directly on 0207 242 5881. Warm regards, Vicky Marshman General Manager More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We stayed here as part of my daughters 19th birthday celebrations. The staff were all so helpful and attentive and really went above and beyond to make it a special time, thanks everyone...from the receptionist, to the dinning staff, chef, concierge and chamber maid....usually you get only some staff being helpful but here it seems everyone has a great focus... More 

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

Dear Brian D Congratulations on your daughters recent 19th Birthday celebrations, we hope a good time was had by all. We are proud you chose to spend this special time at Thistle Holborn, the Kingsley. The team will be over the moon with your great comments , I will be sure to ensure all are aware of your lovely review,... More 

Auckland Central, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

We were part of a tour group from New Zealand for the recent London marathon. We were upgraded to a junior suite, which was really nice and spacious. Everything was clean and tidy. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff that we engaged with. Breakfast was just what a marathon runner needed, and was plentiful. The location was good... More 

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

Greetings StephenEl from London all the way to New Zealand. I am truly delighted your trip to London was a "Fabulous Experience". Coming all the way from New Zealand we were very proud to welcome you all. Thank you for choosing our Hotel and we really appreciate the comments you made about our engaging staff and clean and tidy Hotel,... More 

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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed at this hotel for one night and a conference event for 2x 50 delegates. The receptionist was very friendly and provided excellent information about the locality and the facilities available in the hotel. The room was a nice size, very clean and tidy and the bathroom well appointed. One of the highest standard rooms I have had... More 

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

Dear Chris L Thank you for taking time to write a review on our Hotel Thistle Holborn the Kingsley. I am delighted to read your comments and I will be sure to pass on to the team who will be as equally proud as I am. We take pride in our service and strive to meet all guests expectations at... More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The room I got was nice and well equipped. The location is good (2-minute walk to the Holborn tube station), yet the street is not extremely busy. The staff was helpful and arranged all I requested. I'll definitely stay again.

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

Dear vaclean Your review was very pleasing to read. We take pride on guest satisfaction, and I can see on this occasion we satisfied and exceeded your requirements. I do hope we can welcome you back in the not too distant future, please contact the hotel directly to make your reservation. Warm regards Vicky Marshman General Manager More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights, didn't have any issues. Room was clean and everything I used worked. I had breakfast included and although I only had cereal each morning, there was plenty choice if you'd prefer cooked or continental. Location was good too, Piccadilly was a 15 main walk away and there was a tube station close by. Staff were... More 

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

Dear LiamG Thank you for your review. We are delighted your 4 night stay met your needs and you found our hotel to your satisfaction. Please do contact us directly to make your next booking we would love to welcome you back. Warm regards, Vicky Marshman General Manager More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

When looking for a place to stay we searched on trip advisor and this hotel came up at a similar price to the nearby Travelodge (which I've previously stayed in and wouldn't return to). The room was a deluxe double- we were given a choice at reception of what floor we wanted and we didn't have a preference, we were... More 

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

Dear LucieR Thank you for your review. We are pleased you found our location appropriate for your needs. I hope you can come back and visit us soon Warm regards Vicky Marshman General Manager More 

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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
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $188 - $349 (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
Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley London, England
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#69 Family Hotel in London
#79 Romantic Hotel in London
#94 Luxury Hotel in London
#101 Business Hotel in London
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