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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Friendly,polite and helpful staff. The room was well furnished with everything we needed. Large shower in a modern bathroom. Quiet hotel, great for a good nights rest. Breakfast room was lovely and plenty of choice. Overall, a stylish hotel that I would use again as it was only a short walk to the theatre and convenient for the tube.

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

Dear 2796kr, Thank you so much for taking time to post a 5 star review here on TripAdvisor. We certainly value such feedback and the team strives on delivering this level of customer satisfaction. We do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Vicky Marshman, General Manager

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Stayed here for two nights recently and were lucky enough to be upgraded to a suite. This was huge, with separate sitting room and a large dressing area with so many drawers, shelves and hanging areas I could have lived there. Also had tea/coffee making facilities but no fridge. The bed was extremely comfortable, in fact I looked to see...

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

Dear cruella55, Thank you for taking the time to review your 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 myself and the team, please be assured I have shared your feedback with them. Please do think of us on your...

Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

My husband, myself & our 2 children stayed here for 4 nights. Our first impression of the hotel was really good. The staff Was very friendly & the hotel was very clean. We got an upgrade in our room which was nice. But our room wasn't ready on arrival so we got complimentary drinks. We had a room on the...

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

Dear Nathalie M, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the hotel. We are in a very desirable part of London, within walking distance of some London’s top attractions. Being so centrally located roads nearby can suffer from London’s congestion. I would like to apologise for any inconvenience you experienced with us, I can assure...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 22 August 2015

A very good hotel in good location. Breakfast buffet excellent, the only fault I can say is that the bathroom was missing a soap holder and a toilet brush. Also I couln´t find a hairdryer. The bed was so comfy (executive king room) The superb location: a lovely Bloomsbury Square park near, Covent Garden within 10 minutes walk, Holborn tube...

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

Dear christina463, Greetings from London! Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the hotel. The hotel is in fabulous location, being so close to some of London’s major attractions. Your feedback is truly appreciated by myself and the team, I and would like to assure you I have shared your comments with them. I would...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2015

this is the second time I've stayed at The Kingsley and it is by far the best hotel I have stayed in. I travel to London once a week on business so I need a comfortable quiet room with great wifi and room service. The staff on reception are so friendly and helpful and that for me goes a long...

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

Dear Amanda R, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the hotel. Your 5 star review is very much appreciated. Thank you for choosing to stay with us for a second time and we do hope to welcome you back in the near future. Please do contact our reservations team directly who will be more...

Kingswood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Stayed for one night 16th August in an exec double. The room was a good size, and well furnished, nice modern bathroom too. The bed was firmer than we are used to but that is a purely personal thing! All staff were extremely helpful and pleasant to deal with, special mention to Sonia who greeted us for breakfast. I managed...

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

Dear heathersayers2015, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the hotel. The location of the hotel is in a very desirable part of London, neighbours to some of the best tourist attractions such as Covent Garden, The West End and in the heart of theatre land. Your kind words are truly valuable to the team, please...

Scunthorpe North Lincs.
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Hotel was as just as described. Rooms were very clean.bathroom spotless and rainfall shower perfect.All Staff were helpful, polite,friendly and attentive. Will definitely be using this hotel on our next trip to London in February. Location perfect 5 mins to nearest tube and 10 mins walk to Oxford Street.

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

Dear iancJ7862YC, Thank you so much for taking time to post a 5 star review here on TripAdvisor. We certainly value such feedback and the team strives on delivering this level of customer satisfaction. Please do contact us directly for your next trip in February we will be more than happy to assist. Kind regards Vicky Marshman, General Manager

Ponte Vedra Beach, United States
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Hotel staff was very good what ever we wanted or needed they were there to help us out. The rooms were very clean and rather large and the maid staff very helpful. The location was good close to everything we needed.

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

Dear Darryl C, Greetings from London! Thank you for choosing our hotel on your recent trip, we really value your comments and feedback and are grateful for your 5 Star Review. The location of the hotel is rather desirable, being so close to some of London’s top attractions. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel...

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Booked our trip via ebookers and got a very decent price. Our room was big with very efficient air conditioning, so it was pleasant to sleep there. We didn't eat breakfast, so I can't say anything about that. Recommended.

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

Dear Tforfood, Greetings from London! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the hotel. Your kind words are truly valuable to the team and I, please be assured I have shared your feedback with them. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel the next time you are in London. Kind Regards Vicky Marshman,...

Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We spent a full week at this hotel and very much enjoyed our time there. The location is right in the heart of everything. The size of the room was quite large for a hotel in London and the staff was most accommodating. There were a couple of items that kept them from getting full marks. We had to be...

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

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate and value your comments. Please accept my apologies you encountered some minor issues during your stay. I have spoken to the departments involved. We continue to grow and thrive with such constructive feedback. I do hope you will think of us on...

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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: $273 - $456 (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
#126 Luxury Hotel in London
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“6th floor very quiet”
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“Rooms away from the road may provide a less noisy environment, however this is London. !”
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“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
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