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Thistle Kensington Gardens

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice and clean hotel. You will have to walk for 5-10 minutes, to get to restaurants and bars. You can't get any closer to Kensington garden. The breakfast is great but rather expensive (12 P). The staff is super helpful. They ordered a taxi to Heathrow, and it was only 35 P, we paid 75P the other way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have stayed here twice now, and I cannot recommend this hotel enough!! During our last visit my husband informed staff I believe her name was osra? (Sorry not sure how to spell it) that it was our 7th wedding anniversary When we arrived we were met with a bottle of champagne and delicious truffles and a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for one evening for my birthday weekend, room at the back overlooking the car park bit of a refurb needed, noticed a stain on the carpet which was looking a bit tired also, wood stains where coffee been made. Bed was OK nothing plush little hard, bar area lovely and chilled, all staff amazing and helpful. Breakfast was top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thistle Kensington Park Hotel is a great choice for a hotel the staff are friendly and more than happy to help in anyway, making our stay a very enjoyable experience, we needed to print off some two for one vouchers for London zoo and the staff were more than happy to do this for us, even looking into how we... More 

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East Waterboro, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was decently appointed and well-kept during our stay; the staff was attentive and helpful. The view of the park from the ninth floor was magnificent. Easy access to public transit stops and stations, and within walking distance of many interesting sites and restaurants.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my mum came stayed here for one night as a little get away. We were greeted welcomely at reception and were given the keys to our room right away. Upon entering the room we had a fairly spacious and clean room with two extremely comfy beds, also very well furnished. We had dinner in the restaurant within, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from an over night stay couldn't fault anything the hotel was presented to a high standard and the staff very helpful We ate i n the restaurant and the food was excellent but we were the only two eating was a real shame because it was really nice overall a very pleasant stay

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off let me say: I travel a lot, and I've stayed in 4-5 star hotels at 4 continents and This hotel does not live up to the 4 stars hanging outside their door. We arrived at 3 pm and attempted to check-in when we were informed that the junior suite we booked and received confirmation of its availability at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel located right opposite Kensington Gardens. Perfect for family, single individuals or couples. For those who wish to take a walk or run in the park. Go shopping or site seeing; even to get a quick bite, have lunch or dinner; the area offers it all. The Hotel provides a great buffet breakfast to get you on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel was very central to all attractions Easy walk to bus & underground subway Rooms we clean but a little small , staff were very friendly & Breakfast was wonderful. I thought staff could have been a little more knowledgable regarding our simple questions about the area. Tried to organize a hire car through the hotel however the hotel had... More 

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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 

Additional Information about Thistle Kensington Gardens

Address: 104 Bayswater Road, London W2 3HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $153 - $249 (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:
#173 Business Hotel in London
#190 Family Hotel in London
#200 Luxury Hotel in London
#211 Romantic Hotel in London
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