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Thistle Kensington Gardens

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#286 of 1,063 Hotels in London
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this 3 days in London together with my wife and my friend. This was my 4th time and their 1st time. Thistle Kensington is a great hotel with a good personnel always ready to help you when you need something. Clean rooms and located in central position of London. I would like to thank especially Esmeralda Miralles, your...

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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 truly pleased to hear that you and your friends had such a comfortable stay here at Thistle Kensington Gardens. We pride ourselves on our team and our customer service so it is with great pleasure I can pass the positive feedback you have given, to...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the hospitality, it was nice experience. The location is fantastic, I had easy access to both metro just 5 minutes walk to bayswater station and bus stops just in front of the hotel. Room is clean and fresh, staff are so friendly and special thanks goes to Miss Esmeralda for her great assistant. This hotel will be definitely...

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

Following your recent stay here at Thistle Hotel Kensington Gardens, I would like to thank you for having taken the time to post your comments. It is our philosophy to ensure that we provide our guests with the highest standards of product and service at all times. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed your visit and I have...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a meal late afternoon the place Is lovely and nicely furnished, service was effective and fast very happy with the Food. With tastecard even more worthy. Would definately come back. Staff ( Diana, Giani, Gergo) was very nice and polite. Would definitely recommand this place.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel restaurant. We are truly pleased that you enjoyed your meal. Thank you also for mentioning our wonderful staff, I will enjoy sharing your review with them.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a regular business traveller it took a while to find a hotel that ticked all the boxes for me. For almost 2 years now I have been staying here weekly. The hotel is well situated for easy access into the City and with Hyde Park just across the road it is ideal for a walk on a nice evening,...

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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 enjoy staying with us here at Thistle Kensington Gardens and that everything was to your satisfaction. It is great to learn our team all display such an impression throughout your visits, it's our pleasure. It will be an honour passing on...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night on business. I was allocated a top floor double room sadly overlooking the rear of the hotel, not the park. Room was very comfortable although the bathroom was very compact. Restaurant food was lovely and I had the best steak I have ever had! Breakfast again was of a very good standard. Only a few...

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

We are grateful for your comments from your recent stay at Thistle Kensington Gardens. Thank you for highlighting the benefits of our location and restaurant. It is a delight to hear that the steak you enjoyed in our restaurant was "the best you ever had" which is a true honour, I will enjoy passing your feedback to our kitchen team....

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel facilities are similar to three star facilities in the US (think Holiday Inn) or the Nordic countries (think Scandic hotels), but this is London, so.....What makes the hotel stand out is three things: 1) awesome front desk service (one of the front desk staff, Johann, was totally amazing both when we checked in and when we checked out,...

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

We are grateful for your comments from your recent stay at Thistle Kensington Gardens. Thank you for highlighting the benefits of our location and facilities. It is a delight to hear that you had a great stay and that Johann left such an impression, if I can be of any assistance when you stay in London in the future, please...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location. Close to restaurants, shops , tube and Hyde Park. Helpful , friendly staff . Clean modern rooms. If you're driving, convenient Gas Station at hotel. Also has mini-mart for snacks and such.

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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 our location. Please do contact us directly next time you visit London. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the madness of Leicester Square on a Saturday night, It was a pleasure to return to a good hotel. Odd that there is a petrol station and a small Waitrose supermarket underneath the front of the building but the hotel was really peaceful at the rear. The room(416) wasquite small but hadall we needed. Diana in the bar made...

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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 truly pleased to hear that you had such a comfortable stay here at Thistle Kensington Gardens. We pride ourselves on our team and our customer service so it is with great pleasure I can pass the positive feedback you have given, to the team (especially...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the front desk learned we were on vacation, they put us in a room overlooking Hyde Park. Lovely. The restaurant was so convenient when we arrived exhausted from traveling. The food was delicious and the staff very courteous.

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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 location and the room. Please do contact us directly next time you visit London. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Magherafelt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I regularly visit the hotel for work. The hotel is very well situated for access to central London. It is very comfortable and the staff are excellent especially the restaurant team (Gergo, Alexandra and Gianni ).

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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 truly pleased to hear that you had such a comfortable stay here at Thistle Kensington Gardens. We pride ourselves on our team and our customer service so it is with great pleasure I can pass the positive feedback you have given, to the team (especially...

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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: €126 - €276 (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
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#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, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“The elevators make access easy to the higher floors with nice views.”
Susan2009, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“The "deluxe" rooms face Hyde Park. Nice views on the higher floors. A Waitrose convenience store is right below the hotel.”
97bobb, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Good hotel with great transport links”
DavidA271, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Request a room on a higher floor with views of Kensingon Gardens and no outdoor noise.”
jenningsd, 13 May 2017 | Read review
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