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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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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...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 August 2015

People at the reception were really friendly, the cleaning personal was really nice too, the hotel was all the time very clean and the room is really comfortable. Nothing else to say except that I loved the hotel and I am pretty sure to come back there when I'll come back to London.

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

Dear alexandre_friederich 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 think if us on your next visit to London, we would be delighted to see you again. All the best Vicky Marshman General Manager

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed there 13 nights. I was with my niece so we had 2 singles. It was a fine location for major tourist attractions. We had a fine buffet breakfast each day in the hotel. Sonia the restaurant greeter knew us by name after the first day. The overall staff was very friendly. The rooms were very comfortable and for...

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

Dear Reviewer, Your review on our hotel of 5 stars is great. We as a team are delighted and we thank you for your kind and valued feedback. I personally am very pleased your time with us was as you say "dignified and friendly" and I will ensure the team are congratulated on their service delivery. Lets hope we can...

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We had an enjoyable stay at the Thistle Holborn last month--in a spacious room with a comfortable bed. We did not eat in the hotel, but we did get advice and information from the concierge (actually a couple of different guys at different times), and they were always helpful. The hotel is just a few blocks from the British Museum...

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

Dear Barroway, Thank you for your lovely review of 5 stars. The team and I are delighted with your feedback. I am pleased your found our hotel comfortable, quiet and ideally located for your trip. Lets hope we can welcome you back to our hotel in the not too distant future. Please contact us directly for the best prices. With...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Beautiful hotel, great location, lovely staff. At breakfast each morning the hostess greeted everyone like family. The room was a nice size and very clean. Desk staff was helpful and gave us excellent recommendations. I would certainly recommend this hotel to friends and family.

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Dear Heather F, Greetings from London to Colorado! Thank you for choosing our hotel on your recent trip, we really value your comments and feedback and are grateful for your review of 5 stars. We are very proud that you would recommend us to friends and family. Its what the team and I strive for. Do share your experience with...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Visited for one night on 05/08/15, from the moment we arrived early just looking to ask if we could leave our small travel case whilst we went out and about and were told that our room was ready for us to check in even though we were 2hrs early, to when we collected our case some 5 hrs after checking...

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Dear Chas05 Thank you so much for such a fantastic 5 star review. The team and I truly appreciate your comments, and they are valuable for us as a Hotel that thrives on delivering excellent customer service. Please come and visit us again soon, I will ensure you have an amazing stay. Do contact the Hotel for the best prices....

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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: $267 - $457 (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!”
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