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Thistle Bloomsbury Park

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Just returned from a trip to the UK. The Thistle Bloomsbury was my choice for the "London Leg" of our journey (based upon TA reviews). Overall, it was a good experience. The check-in/check-out processes were easy and quick. We arrived prior to the check-in time, but the receptionist checked with the cleaning staff and found out that our room was... More 

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Wales
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101 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stay in this part of London regularly. My usual hotels weren't available so gave the Thistle a try. Central location. No car park unfortunately. The hotel fronts onto Southampton Row so was quite loud. There was no aircon but the hotel supplier a fan as it was the hottest day. The room was small and uninspiring. Very beige & basic.... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Thegunners1978 Many Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay with us at the Thistle Bloomsbury Park. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the recent stay at the hotel and that you found the hotel "average". As you stayed during a very hot time and as you rightly pointed out our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excessively small room, no space to put your suitcase / stuff on. Very noisy at night Was elected to be part of the "choose your room" program, and got assigned to a much smaller room than the one I had chosen (and that had been confirmed by email) Front desk people not really nice or welcoming Made me fill in... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Hanak Au F Many Thanks for leaving feedback on your recent stay at the Thistle Bloomsbury Park, firstly may I take the opportunity to apologise for the challenges you faced during your recent stay with us. I have actually dropped you an email I reference to this and also left you a voicemail. I do hope we will have... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my girlfriend stayed at the Thistle in July and we both really enjoyed our stay here. The staff were very friendly and helpful, our room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. The hotel is also in a great location with Russell square tube station a short walk and lots of restaurants nearby too. Would recommend this... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Ashcuz Many Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay at the hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Many Thanks Emma More 

East Maitland, Australia
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181 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is centrally located - quick walk to the Underground and on bus lines. Very easy walk to Russell Square (drop off point for Hertz rental cars), British Museum and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Hotel was very accommodating in storing our luggage when we arrived too early to check into our room and also when we checked out. Staff... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Lynne R Many Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay at the hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you back again very soon. Many Thanks Emma More 

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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent one night in a twin room, sharing with family. I received a number of emails, prior to check in which was really nice, welcoming me and looking forward to serving me etc. I was able to choose my room, prior to check in, I was sent an email with a map that I could click on and it... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Lisa Many Thanks for providing feedback on your recent stay at the Thistle Bloomsbury Park. I am glad to hear that overall you had an enjoyable stay at the hotel. I am sorry to hear that you were left in the dark in our bar this is something I will address with our Food & Beverage team. I do... More 

Exeter
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89 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used this as a base for a weekend visit including a trip to the theatre. It is well placed for theatreland. If you choose to travel around London by tube, Russell Square is only two minutes away. The room was larger than many in London it was also bright and airy. On the downside there was only a small... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear bggoose Many Thanks for providing feedback on your recent stay, I am glad that overall you had an enjoyable stay at the hotel and I do hope we can welcome you back to the hotel in due course. Many Thanks Emma More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time of staying at this hotel. Very clean with friendly approachable staff. Lovely breakfast and bottle of champagne for 'friends and fizz' deal what more could you want? 5 minutes walk from Russell Square and Holborn tube stations. Would definitely stay again

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Jam630 Many Thanks for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed the hotel and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Emma More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was excellent ,well presented, modern and in a great location. Staff were friendly, hotel clean and food good. Room spacious and modern, free wifi which was easy to access and fast. Reasonably priced also.

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Andrew1ward Many Thanks for your feedback on your recent stay, I am glad you enjoyed your time at the hotel and we hope to welcome you back soon. With Thanks Emma More 

paisley
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43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice enough hotel, but room 208 was hot, hot , no air conditioning which really spoiled things, I cannot fault staff at this hotel, all very nice and apologetic, they gave us another fan, so we had two on all night and still like an oven, room clean and was made up every day, we were there for three nights,... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Kerr2401 Many Thanks for your feedback about your recent stay at the hotel, I am sure you will be happy to hear that we are planning to implement air-conditioning across the hotel in the the new year to all of our bedroom accommodation to ensure guests have a restful sleep. Many Thanks Emma More 

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thistle Bloomsbury Park is the perfect base from which to explore this vibrant area of Central London, Within walking distance of The British Museum, Covent Garden and West End Theatres. Several famous formal squares and gardens are on our doorstep, with great transport links provided by Russell Square or Holborn Tube stations. Bloomsbury Park makes it home in a beautiful Edwardian building, and our comfortable rooms and friendly service will ensure a great stay in London. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle Bloomsbury Park

Address: 126 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $145 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thistle Bloomsbury Park 3*
Number of rooms: 95
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Thistle Bloomsbury Park London, England
Hotel Style:
#327 Romantic Hotel in London
#330 Family Hotel in London
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