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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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St. Neot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a evening football game And this hotel was ideally situated near the tube station. We had a lovely breakfast and the staff was very professional and friendly we will be back. Phil and Sand

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

Dear Phil C, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel -Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley and providing your valuable feedback. I am so pleased to read that you were satisfied with your stay and enjoyed our facilities. As you mentioned the hotel is fortunate enough to be located quite centrally and close to the tube station. I am...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for west-end,comfortable,friendly helpful staff.Needs a serious lick of paint, shabby chic no longer viable.Lack of attention to detail e.g. asked for newspaper for stay,did'nt deliver 1st morning,reminded reception and reassured.Not delivered 2nd morning,so cancelled,to be fair they did offer to get, but I declined on way out. Had to move room on 3rd night @11pm due to leaking...

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

Dear cityslicker21, 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 location ideal for West-end, and the staff to be friendly and helpful. I am really sorry and do apologise about the issues you mentioned during your stay. I have taken...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here before for our silver wedding anniversary,so we decided to come back for our sons 21st birthday and as we were going to the theatre the location is wonderful. The rooms are comfortable and the breakfast is delicious. Also the staff are very helpful and pleasant. Will definitely stay again.

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

Dear d0nna47, Thank you for your wonderful 5* review !! Also, thank you for choosing to stay with us again to celebrate your son's 21st birthday. I do hope that you'll had a great time. I am also really happy to read that you found the staff to be helpful and pleasant and that you would definitely stay again. In...

Halesowen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was easy room ready 2 hours early and checked in no problem room was quite nice bathroom had limited toiletries but where ok pillows were comfortable as was bed one down side payed £194.00 for this room but breakfast isn't included needed some help with parking and staff sorted no problem close to west end and theatres would...

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

Dear bigmart, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, Thistle Holborn The Kingsley and providing us with your valuable feedback. I am really glad that the staff were able to find a room for you straightaway and get you checked-in early. At the Kingsley, we would do everything to make sure that our guests have an enjoyable...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here a couple of times for theatre visits. Great location, reasonably priced and 10 minute walk from most theatres. Room on this visit was nice and clean except for the window in the bathroom being dirty behind the roller blind & the lighting in the room was very dull. Could have done with more light to do my hair...

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

Dear Ag-Steph, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback following your recent stay with us and highlighting all the aspects of your stay that you enjoyed. I am really glad to read that this was your return visit and I hope that this forms a part of many more future visits to come. I...

Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This very decent hotel would normally be about 3--3.5 stars, but the Excellent staff bring it up to a solid 4 Stars. The rooms and building are older but clean and well maintained. Kudos to the cleaning staff, which checked our room a few times each day for cleaning and/or fresh towels needs. The front desk staff was efficient, professional,...

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

Dear PucksterColorado, Thank you for the high praise and taking the time to review our hotel -Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley and providing your valuable feedback. I couldn't agree with you more with regards to your comments about the staff at Thistle Holborn, the Kingsley. We have a great team full of genuine, hard-working individuals who strive towards doing the best...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a Junior suite with the hotel for a short stay in London at the beginning of April 2017. This hotel is superb, the suite was clean, large, well maintained and quiet.We could not wish for more for the money we paid. The Hotel is virtually next door to the British Museum and Covent Garden and Oxford Street are all...

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

Dear Frances M, Thank you for sharing your experience here at Thistle Holborn, the Kingsley Hotel and your wonderful 5* review !! I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your room and found it to be really comfortable and big as well as clean and well maintained. It is always our aim to ensure that each and every guest...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

good rooms. Went with my family. great service and best staff. excellent spot in the middle of London city. near to great shopping centers and streets. poor breakfast and not much to select and choose

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

Dear i S, Thank you for your lovely comments and taking the time to submit your feedback from your recent stay with us. I am so pleased to read that you were satisfied with your stay and enjoyed our facilities. The hotel is fortunate enough to be in an enviable location close to all the attractions and amenities. I am...

Reading, PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to stay in the Bloomsbury area. It is on the Piccadilly tube line which goes directly to Heathrow airport and you can walk to many museums, theaters and restaurants in the area. This was the first time we stayed at this hotel. We stayed in what was a "deluxe twin." I had requested a quiet location. It was...

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

Dear luvroma2, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback and highlighting all the aspects of your stay that you enjoyed. Also, thank you for giving us a try and choosing to stay with us during your trip to London. I hope that this was the first in many more to come… We pride ourselves on...

somerset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good location and although part of a chain it felt small and friendly. We had a delux twin which wasn't delux but was a fair size with comfy beds. Our view was blooming awful overlooking a rusty dumping ground part of hotel but it was only one night. Breakfast good standard fayre. Would probably stay again and ask not to...

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

Dear pikelou, Thank you for your valuable feedback following your recent stay with us. I am glad to read that you found the beds to be comfy and that you would return again. These are new beds that we have introduced in all our rooms and many of our previous guests have given us really positive reviews about them. With...

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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: £148 - £258 (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
#130 Luxury Hotel in London
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“We stayed in room 104 was ok no noise”
bigmart, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Good Rooms but eat out!”
JamieTWC1, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“6th floor very quiet”
timbo46, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the road may provide a less noisy environment, however this is London. !”
foxtomlin, 27 Feb 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, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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