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    Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

    Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SD, England
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    Reviewed 27 September 2015

    We booked two nights, but a change in plans meant we couldn't arrive until 10am on the second day (The Website says no refunds for cancellations so we didn't cancel). We arrived and our room wasn't ready, which is odd because we had paid for...More

    12  Thank Angus863
    Reviewed 26 September 2015

    I stayed for 2 nights at this hotel in March with my husband and had such a good stay it was the only choice for a girlie weekend with my daughter. As before the room was fine,clean with all the facilities you could need..ie hairdrier,...More

    3  Thank SheffieldSuzie
    Response from Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The KingsleyResponded 28 September 2015

    Dear SheffieldSuzie, Thank you for choosing our hotel a second time round with your daughter, we really value your comments and feedback. Thank you for highlighting all the aspects that made your stay to be enjoyable during the time you spent in London. I am...More

    Reviewed 26 September 2015

    Thistle Holborn was our first night's stay on our tour of London. The staff were extremely professional, courteous and friendly. The room, bed and pillows were very comfortable & clean. The location was within walking distance of many points of interest in London.More

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    1  Thank Stephen J
    Response from Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The KingsleyResponded 29 September 2015

    Dear Stephen J, Thank you for sharing your kind review following your visit. It is wonderful to read that you had a lovely night with us and that you found your room to be comfortable and clean. Located in the heart of London, we are...More

    Reviewed 26 September 2015

    A lovely comfortable central place to see everything London has to offer. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the area which is helpful for visitors. We came for an anniversary trip to the theatre and shopping which is always lovely and this hotel is...More

    1  Thank skingsnorth
    Response from Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The KingsleyResponded 28 September 2015

    Dear skingsnorth, I am delighted that you enjoyed your anniversary trip here at the Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley Hotel; we really value your comments and are grateful for your 5 star review. Our location truly is amazing being in the midst of the restaurants, shops...More

    Reviewed 25 September 2015

    Nice hotel in a good location. Friendly staff throughout. Clean rooms, Nice bar/lounge for relaxing in evening. Heated towel racks work great for drying your clothes too. Staff responsive to any of our needs.More

    Thank rokay
    Response from Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The KingsleyResponded 28 September 2015

    Dear rokay, Greetings from London to Michigan! Thank you for your review, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Our location is absolutely great and convenient with great offerings in terms of restaurants, shops as well as easy access London’s top attractions. I...More

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    Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
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    tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
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    martyn b
    21 May 2017|
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    Response from luvroma2 | Reviewed this property |
    There is no car park but if you contact the hotel directly I am sure they can help you find parking.
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    lisakQ3993JE
    27 April 2017|
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    Response from Nameet_Asher | Property representative |
    Dear lisakQ3993JE, Unfortunately, we do not have an airport shuttle service, however, we can organise a taxi pick-up for you from the airport to the hotel through the company that we work with. In order to do this, I will... More
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    Response from diner57_10 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it did. I think I requested it. Booked it on Agoda and then contacted the hotel directly to double make sure. That was a couple years ago though for one and the one in London I was just there last fall. Definitely 2... More
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