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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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Reviewed today NEW

Our trip to London was very enjoyable in many ways, not in the least thanks to a wonderful stay at the Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley. After having stayed here in October of last year, we decided to return here for one night and we weren’t disappointed. We arrived just after midday and were greeted by a cheerful Nabil who was...

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Jaipur, India
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It is a classic Edwardian hotel near Covent Garden close to many top London attractions. Landmarks like the British Museum, Covent Garden, Oxford Street, and many theatres are within easy walking distance. There are 129 rooms, Deluxe, Executive, and Junior Suites. For business visitors, meeting rooms and theatres are there. Room Service with excellence is given with promptness and courtesy. Its...

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Norfolk U.K.
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We stayed for one night as we saw The Bodyguard nearby. Hotel is a 10 minute walk from either Tottenham Court Rd or Holborn stations. Excellent hotel room with lovely restaurant. We had pre theatre dinner & breakfast the following morning. Hotel staff were very professional & curtious as expected from a Thistle hotel. I would personally rate this as...

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent an overnight stay here with my wife, as a gift from family. Would definitely return as the staff were very polite and helpful even printing a map for a trip on foot to the theater. Hotel and room were well decorated and inviting and the bed was extremely comfortable. Loved it.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here previously so thought I would return with a large corporate booking. Two weeks of stays. I tried for a week to make contact with someone. constantly told to email in which results in nothing no response. Spoke to Lauren in group bookings who promised to call me back - which she didn't. Each call ends in the same...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room 322, looking out onto fire escape, tired landing carpets, dishes on corridors not removed , I saw a tray at 3 pm, still there at 11 pm, carpet metal bars where lifting, a definite trip hazard, not worth £168 a night, no breakfast included, wouldn't stay there again, , I checked my single bed , the duvet was stained...

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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first stay at the Thistle Holborn was fine, but there is room for improvement in comparison to other hotels in close proximity in the area. The upside: staff is service oriented, friendly, attentive. The location is good for the theatre, and generally accessible with a bus at the front of the door. Breakfast has a limited, but good offer;...

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Nameet_Asher, Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Laimdota, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel -Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley and providing your honest and valuable feedback. I am happy to read that you found our staff and their service to be friendly and attentive. We have a great team full of genuine, hard-working individuals who strive towards doing the best possible job on...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley for 1 night in December to celebrate our first Wedding Anniversary. The hotel is in an excellent location, less than a 5 minute walk from Holborn tube station and a 15 minute walk to Leicester Square. We arrived just after 2pm so wasn't expecting our room to be ready, we were told...

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Dear Jade V, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback and highlighting all the aspects of your stay that you enjoyed. I would like to thank you for choosing our hotel as your preferred hotel to celebrate your first Wedding Anniversary. I am delighted to read that you found the room to be clean, comfortable...

Skegness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 3rd visit at the Kingsley hotel, excellent rooms, service, and food, Location is good for the West End, Restaurant s, and Theatre s, Covent Garden, British Museum, Oxford Street And tube Station We hope to return in the near future

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Dear Maria L, Thank you for your lovely 5*review. I would like to thank you for your loyalty and for choosing our hotel as one of your preferred hotel when staying in London, and I am delighted to read that you will be returning again. Nothing gives me and my team greater pleasure than knowing that we have returning guests...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous hotel. Great location. Drinks at the bar a little pricey (although this may be my interpretation as a northerner!). Was charged a service charge at the bar which was a bit naughty considering we only bought 6 drinks. My mother ordered a Diet Coke which came in a bottle and was charged for them opening the bottle! Other than...

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Dear student1017, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, Thistle Holborn The Kingsley and providing your valuable feedback. I am happy to read that you found the hotel to be fabulous and in a great location. We have received many positive comments about our ideal location, which is close to all the attractions and amenities. It's also...

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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: £158 - £252 (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
Hotel Style:
#69 Family Hotel in London
#79 Romantic Hotel in London
#101 Business Hotel in London
#120 Luxury Hotel in London
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