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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 20, 2014

Had a recent stay due to business commitments. Expectation is never high when staying in central London but the staff made all the difference, could not do enough to make you feel like a valued guest, great location, fantastic.

1Thank Derek R
Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here recently and had a fantastic experience. Lovely clean room with a great bed (I'm a bit picky!) helpful and friendly staff and all for a really reasonable price. You cant really go wrong with Thistle and The Kingsley is a great example :-)

1Thank MrsASwindon
Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 18, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the hotel. We had a lovely room with a large and comfortable bed. I would have expected to pay more for a London hotel that offered such great and friendly service. It all added up to be a fantastic birthday treat.

1Thank BennyandBruce
Reviewed November 18, 2014

Came down to see the Poppies at the Tower and stayed at the Kingsley Hotel, well looked after by all the staff and very close to attractions and very handy for shows in the evening. Quite hotel even though it is so central

1Thank Sportycar
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stayed here with my wife and 9yr old as we had tickets to the theatre and wanted to treat ourselves. Found this hotel at a good rate and was pleasantly surprised, the building has a real classic feel (it must be 200 years old) but looks like it has been recently refurbished as it has these modern touches that blend...

1Thank sunnySam123
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 17, 2014

This hotel is in a great location, 5/10 minute walk to Covent Gardens and to Oxford Street. It is a 15 minute walk to Euston station. I only had a few minor issues, the floor boards in the room were extremely squeaky and the pressure in the shower was none existent and red hot. Apart from those minor issues we...

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Reviewed November 16, 2014

Having booked tickets for War Horse at the National Drury Lane we wanted a hotel close by but didn't want to spend a fortune as it was only for one night. This hotel was amazing value for money! The room and the hotel were very clean, deluxe King bed was very comfortable, I did expect to hear some noise from...

1Thank Crpb1913
Gabriella N, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for such a nice comment and sharing it with us ! We are happy you enjoyed your night with us here at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley and that everything was to your satisfaction. It is great to learn our team had all displayed such an impression on you throughout your visit to ensure you...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 16, 2014

there were 10 of us staying a night or more for a 2 day meeting. the bedroom was a good size for central london, but i was told I had been upgraded to an "executive" room so im not sure what's standard. room was clean, modern and comfortable. bed was firm and there was an abundance of sockets. free wifi...

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Gabriella N, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Following your recent stay here at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, I would like to thank you for having taken the time to post your comments. It is our passion to ensure that we provide our guests with the highest standards of product and service at all times. We apologise for the disappointment you have felt regarding the drinks...

Sussex, England
Reviewed November 16, 2014

I stayed one night at this hotel with my husband. We booked the standard room which was a good size for quite a central London location and the bathroom was quite good too. We did not eat breakfast at the hotel as we could not get an inclusive rate. The staff were very helpful with my request for a soft...

2Thank Bob-a-JobSussex
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 15, 2014

Stayed for one night and we wished we could have stayed longer. Lovely rooms and great ambiance. Location is excellent. Lots of places are only a short walk away. Staff were extremely helpful and polite. Would highly recommend.

1Thank Kevin B
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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: $190 - $330 (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
#101 Business Hotel in London
#130 Luxury Hotel in London
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“We stayed in room 104 was ok no noise”
bigmart, 1 week ago | Read review
“Good Rooms but eat out!”
JamieTWC1, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“6th floor very quiet”
timbo46, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the road may provide a less noisy environment, however this is London. !”
foxtomlin, Feb 27, 2017 | Read review
“The suites are large and comfortable and quiet. They use modern heating and cooling without the use of air ducts and vents. Excellent!”
AdamMcCoy, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
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