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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely rubbish service ; receptionist was more concerned about checking her phone rather then attending the guest . I had to wait about 15 minutes to be served and impolite. Wouldnt come here again .

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Sajana C Many Thanks for your feedback on your recent stay with us, I am sorry to hear that you had a challenge at the front desk and that you had difficulty checking in. We do pride ourselves on providing excellence in customer service and obviously we have not been able to show this on your recent stay with... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Having stayed in central London hotels for probably 500 nights in the past 10 years, I M aware that London can be noisy. Every other hotel I have stayed in has handled this by installing double, secondary, or triple glazing. Never before, have I had to stay in a room with single glazing and ear plugs! Yes - earplugs 'with... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Poorhotel287662 Many Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay with us, I am sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations on your recent visit and that you found the room to be noisy. As you mentioned we do provide earplugs for guests to use if they wish due to our vibrant... More 

Krakow, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have spent two days at that lovely hotel . I enjoyed a really big room which rare in London.The receptionist was that kind that offered me a room to change as as I arrived too early . I have felt there really comfortably .

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Thank Qlpaanna
Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Qlpaanna Many Thanks for your feedback on your recent stay with us I am glad you had an enjoyable visit. I look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Thanks Emma More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were on the 5th floor but as the lift was working not a problem, The room although small was clean and comfortable, We were at the front of the hotel overlooking the main road, The traffic noise was there but only in the background, Good nights sleep, The room could do with some decoration, Breakfast was good.

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Thank 398richcin
Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear 398richcin Many Thanks for your feedback on your recent stay with us I am glad you had an enjoyable stay with us and I look forward to welcoming you back in due course. Thanks Emma More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked this hotel for our trip to London on our anniversary. £160 for a double room to find when we arrived we were given two single beds! We asked to be moved to a room with a double bed as that's what we paid for but the hotel had no more rooms.. so they offered us drinks which... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Georgeemfc I am sorry to hear that you were not able to get the room you had booked at the Bloomsbury Park hotel, but I am happy to hear that the upgraded 4 star Charing Cross property that we arranged as an alternative enabled you to have a great night. Many Thanks Emma More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed at 'The Kingsley', which is part of the Thistle Group, I was a little disappointed by this one in Bloomsbury. Whilst I have no complaints with the staff, who were all very friendly and welcoming; the building and amenities could do with some work. Aside from the restaurant area, in which we had lovely breakfast each morning, the... More 

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Thank David M
Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear David M Many Thanks for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am glad that you found the team friendly. I am sorry to hear that you did not find the hotel accommodation to your satisfaction. As you state the Kingsley is our 4 star sister hotel and we are a 3 star property so our products... More 

York, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Asked for a quiet room on arrival. Staff pointed out there was no lift, which is not a problem for me. Room was sufficient, everything worked ok. Room had a broken bath panel, locked down TV. No Quest channel then!! They are my only gripes. If you want a fancy hotel then this one is probably not for you! Staff... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Hikerrobotweb Many Thanks for your feedback on your recent stay, I am glad that you had an enjoyable visit and I do hope we can welcome you back to the hotel on your next visit to London. Many Thanks Emma More 

Grantham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delightful small hotel this is. Form the moment you walk in the door, staff give a warm welcome and are fully prepared to help in any way. My wife and I are two seniors, and because we like to fit in as much as we can to each day, we arrived much earlier than the designated arrival time.... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Peter F Many Thanks for your feedback and its great to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and you found the breakfast to be of a high standard. I am also glad to hear that the team looked after you well. I have passed on your feedback to Claudia. I very much look forward to welcoming you back to... More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three old school friends on a night in London to celebrate turning 50 this year! The hotel was in a great location, service was good and the three of us were able to comfortably share a room - two big singles and a sofa bed. I had the sofa bed and it really was more comfortable than you might expect.... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Sallianne_tidd Many Thanks for your feedback on your recent stay with us, I am glad that you enjoyed the birthday celebrations. I am glad to hear that you found the sofa bed to be comfortable. I do hope we can welcome you back to the hotel in the near future. Many Thanks Emma More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So good to see somewhere still as good as you remember it to be. Lovely room very spacious, very friendly staff. Good quality breakfast and excellent location for central location. Always nice to find a hotel where as a lone female working in London you feel safe and relaxed. Didn't eat in the restaurant or have room service but good... More 

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Emma R, Manager at Thistle Bloomsbury Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many Thanks for taking time to provide feedback on your recent stay. Its great to hear after 3 years away that you find the hotel to be as enjoyable as you remember. I am glad the team looked after you and that you enjoyed breakfast! We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. We hope... More 

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Bloomsbury
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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thistle Bloomsbury Park is the perfect base from which to explore this vibrant area of Central London, Within walking distance of The British Museum, Covent Garden and West End Theatres. Several famous formal squares and gardens are on our doorstep, with great transport links provided by Russell Square or Holborn Tube stations. Bloomsbury Park makes it home in a beautiful Edwardian building, and our comfortable rooms and friendly service will ensure a great stay in London. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle Bloomsbury Park

Address: 126 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $221 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thistle Bloomsbury Park 3*
Number of rooms: 95
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Hotel Style:
#326 Romantic Hotel in London
#328 Family Hotel in London
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“Maybe rooms not facing the main road are quitter.”
 of 5 bubbles 398richcin, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a small double, upgrade if necessary”
 of 5 bubbles carolined754, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet rooms at the rear of the hotel”
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“Front facing rooms are noisy”
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“Front rooms are noisy but good views.”
 of 5 bubbles 504angelan, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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