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Thistle Kensington Gardens

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed overnight and found everything was well organised from arrival to departure. All the staff were friendly and extremely helpful. The room was nice and clean although if you are staying longer than one night you may be wise to book a larger room (we were in a standard double).There was a nice selection of food available in the...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First thing upgraded us for free, booked in advance. Everyone pleasant always smiling not nice to see a grumpy face while on vacation. Breakfast is fantastic! Last nite had dinner excellent food, pasta cooked fresh not mushy and our severs Alexander and Dalma couldn't have been more pleasant really great staff the am stift also. This is truly heart felt...

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909rossj, Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and its services. We are glad you had a pleasant stay with us and that you were particularly happy with the service our team provided (especially Alex and Dalma). Please do contact us directly next time you visit London. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good service and excellent food. A good culinary experience, fantastic for family dinners and meals with friends. The restaurant is very nice, with a cozy ambiance and great and helpful staff. I would highly recommend this restaurant and definitely return.

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909rossj, Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and food. We are truly pleased to hear that you a fantastic family dinner at the Thistle Kensington Gardens and you found the culinary experience to your liking.

Redding, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Thistle Kensington Gardens was a lovely place to stay for our four nights in London. It's more of a peaceful, quiet hotel, removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. We gals enjoyed our 8th floor corner twin room with a partial view of Hyde Park/Kensington Gardens, and off in the distance the City and London Eye. The...

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909rossj, Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and its services. We are glad you had a lovely stay with us and that you were particularly happy with our location and ore outstanding breakfast. Please do contact us directly next time you visit London. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Thistle Kensington Gardens three times and thoroughly enjoyed it. The rooms are nicely appointed and the beds are very comfortable. The A/C in our room worked perfectly. We had the rate that included breakfast which was delicious. The staff here was delightful, efficient and friendly. A special thanks to Maria at the front desk, and...

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909rossj, Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a nice comment and sharing it with us ! We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us here at Thistle Hotel Kensington Gardens and that everything was to your satisfaction. It is great to learn our team had all displayed such an impression throughout your visit to ensure you could have an enjoyable...

Northallerton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having had 3 nights in Paris we arrived back in London to see the sights and decided to stay at the Thistle. Check in was very easy and quick. Our room was on the 5th floor and nicely appointed. However, it was small and compact, but for 2 nights it was fine. Decided to have a meal in the restaurant...

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909rossj, Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and its services. We are glad you had a pleasant stay with us and that you were particularly happy with the pleasant and helpful service our team provided. Please do contact us directly next time you visit London. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there for 4 nights and we loved everything! The location, the amazing views, the breakfast selection, the staff being so friendly... it really exceeded our expectations. A special thanks to Dalma and Diana who really made our stay more special! :)

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909rossj, Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

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 Hotel Kensington Gardens and that everything was to your satisfaction. It is great to learn our team had all displayed such an impression throughout your visit to ensure you could have an enjoyable...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We select Thistle Kensington Gardens as they offered quite an attractive rates including breakfast for our 4 days trip to London back in April 2017. Location, despite not right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of London but it is very near to Oxford Street and really loved the location which is right across from Kensington Gardens. Rooms,...

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909rossj, Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and its services. We are glad you had a pleasant stay with us and that you were particularly happy with the service our team provided. Please do contact us directly next time you visit London. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Bottesford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed couple of nights. Clean and comfortable. Breakfast is excellent. Great location for Kensington Palace and gardens. On Bayswater Road just along from Notting Hill but cheaper than staying there. Staff helpful and friendly.

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909rossj, Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and its services. We are glad you had a pleasant stay with us and that you were particularly happy with the helpful & friendly service our team provided. Please do contact us directly next time you visit London. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed with Thistle previously and experienced a good standard of accommodation and service and Thistle Kensington Gardens is no exception. Check in was quick and efficient and staff friendly and knowledgeable about tourist attractions and transportation. We were given a complimentary upgrade to a room with views of Kensington Gardens that was clean and with possibly the most...

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Thank you very much for such a nice comment and sharing it with us ! We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us here at Thistle Hotel Kensington Gardens and that everything was to your satisfaction. It is great to learn our team had all displayed such an impression throughout your visit to ensure you could have an enjoyable...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly refurbished modern hotel located on Bayswater Road with the tranquility of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens opposite, and within walking distance to Paddington, Oxford Street, Kensington, Notting Hill and Edgware Road, the hotel is ideally placed for business or leisure. Good transport links ensure that the city and theatres are also within very easy reach. All Deluxe and Executive bedrooms are located at the front of the hotel and have amazing views over Kensington Gardens and are available at a supplement. ... more   less 

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Address: 104 Bayswater Road | Hyde park, London W2 3HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $141 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Kensington Gardens 4*
Number of rooms: 175
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Thistle Kensington Gardens London, England
Hotel Style:
#172 Business Hotel in London
#189 Family Hotel in London
#210 Romantic Hotel in London
#211 Luxury Hotel in London
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“The hotel great location close to underground, Kensington Park which is gorgeous. Would come again!”
_shirleylk49, 4 days ago | Read review
“The elevators make access easy to the higher floors with nice views.”
Susan2009, 5 days ago | Read review
“The "deluxe" rooms face Hyde Park. Nice views on the higher floors. A Waitrose convenience store is right below the hotel.”
97bobb, 1 week ago | Read review
“Good hotel with great transport links”
DavidA271, 1 week ago | Read review
“Request a room on a higher floor with views of Kensingon Gardens and no outdoor noise.”
jenningsd, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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