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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 13 July 2015

A very good choice, convenient for tube and access to the city and in a lovely part of Holborn with many good restaurants and bars nearby (although the food in the hotel was great based on one evening dinner!). The rooms were clean if not pretty small but not beyond what you would expect for city centre London and the...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear mcg1979, Greetings from London! Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience. The hotel is located in a desirable location close to a lot of London’s major attractions. I would like to apologise for any inconvenience you experienced with the wifi. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly next time you are travelling to London...

East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Visited Fri 3/7/15 with my wife for one night. Had searched for hotels closer to Soho, though was surprised at the unbelievably high cost per night! Decided to look slightly outside the centre and found this hotel, a 5 minute walk from Covent Garden. From the smiling, welcoming receptionist to the upgraded room we couldn't fault this hotel. Very stylish...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Danny F, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the hotel. The location of the hotel is rather desirable, being so close to some of London’s top attractions. Your kind words are truly valuable to the team, please be assured I have shared your feedback with them. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Orinda, California
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Modern, well-designed air conditioned king room with comfortable bed, sparkling clean remodeled bathroom and nice view in good Bloomsbury location short walk from The British Museum. Sixth floor had very little noise (good sound-proof windows). May have heard an occasional siren, but really nothing else. Very reasonable price for a good sized room. Free in room WiFi with good speed....

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Cl0rinda, Greetings from London to California! Thank you for your informative and glowing review on our hotel. We take pride in delivering excellent customer service and making the guest experience a comfortable and seamless journey. On this occasion I can see we satisfied your needs. I do hope you will consider us when you plan your next overseas trip....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2015

excellent check in, staff polite & helpful. Could not do enough for us. Perfect hotel. Central position, Near British Museum & walking distance to Covent garden, Leicester Square & Euston Station. We had a King Executive Corner room which was fabulous. Definitely recommend & will definitely stay there again

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie T Thank you for taking time to post such a fantastic review. And we really appreciate the 5 star rating. The team and I are delighted with your feedback I am pleased you and your family found the hotel to your satisfaction. Do come and visit us again soon, contact the hotel direct for the best prices. With...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I've stayed before and was impressed at the size of rooms for a central London hotel, which was true again for this trip. The room was clean and comfortable. Free wifi was fast - watched Netflix with no buffering! My room overlooked the main road, so was a little noisy, but I've had worse in central London Service on reception...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear sarahburton30260 Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. And we are delighted you chose to come back to our hotel Thistle Holborn. Your comments are valuable, and we fully take on the feedback. I hope we can welcome you again soon. Warm regards, Vicky Marshman General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Stayed here for just one night on a business trip the hotel is located in a very good position (2 mins walking from Holborn) room was spotless and bed is very comfy. All the staff are very polite and friendly, I will definitely book it again!!

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Muggi75 Your headline says it all. I am delighted with your review of 5 stars. Thank you. Please come back and visit us again soon, we would love to welcome you to the Hotel in the not too distant future. Warm regards, Vicky Marshman General Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Great hotel, decent size room which was clean and housekeeping kept it tidy. Only complaint was that neighboring doors were repeatedly slammed which woke me up several times. It is more of a complaint about rude guests than the hotel. The blackout curtains were a nice addition to keep the room dark when adjusting to jet lag. Have English breakfast...

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Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley, responded to this review

Dear Ephraim H Greetings from London to Minnesota. I am pleased with your review, thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on TripAdvisor. Your review is very detailed, this is great, and it provides really useful information for future travellers to our hotel. Please accept my apologies on the slamming doors. I do hope if you visit...

PRESTON
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This was the second time I have stayed at The Kingsley, first time was with my daughter to see two shows and the 'Poppies' and this time with my husband to go to Wimbledon. The staff at reception were really friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and quiet and the breakfast was good. Very central hotel within easy...

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Dear armisteadsue59, I am delighted you chose our hotel again for this visit to London. Thank you so much for the 5 star rating and the motivating comments. The team and I appreciate your feedback. Lets hope we can welcome you back for a 3rd time in the not too distant future. Please book directly with the hotel for the...

New York City
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We were very glad to have selected this hotel. The hotel is very clean, and the staff were very nice. The location of the hotel is excellent and close to the metro. The standard rooms are small but very well kept. I've stayed at 4-5 star hotels before and sometimes you can find dust bunnies and mold here and there....

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Dear Stephanie Y Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic, detailed review. This most certainly assists other prospective guests, your information is just what helps travellers make their decision on which hotel would best suit their needs. We really appreciative your valuable comments and of course the "5" star rating. I do hope we can welcome...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights and was very pleased with my stay. The room was nice, bright and clean. Staff were very helpful. The location is ideal (walking distance to Euston Station, Westminster, Buckingham Palace, etc.). I also ate in the bar. The food was nice enough, but a bit expensive.

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Dear 29CF29 Thank you for taking the time to post a lovely review of "5" stars on TripAdvisor. We really value your feedback. I do hope we can welcome you back some time soon, Warm regards Vicky Marshman General Manager

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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: €181 - €299 (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
Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley London
Hotel Style:
#69 Family Hotel in London
#79 Romantic Hotel in London
#101 Business Hotel in London
#126 Luxury Hotel in London
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“6th floor very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles timbo46, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the road may provide a less noisy environment, however this is London. !”
 of 5 bubbles 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!”
 of 5 bubbles AdamMcCoy, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't pick a single!!”
 of 5 bubbles alessandragH8422AM, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The annex is cold”
 of 5 bubbles mic19662016, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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