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Thistle Kensington Gardens

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for two nights in late November 2017. On arrival, the staff were very friendly and checked us in with ease. We stayed in a “deluxe double room with a view”. It was very pleasant and clean, and looked out...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Half a dozen of us stayed here on business. The outside of this hotel does not do it justice as it is above a petrol station. Do not let this put you off as inside is very nice and staff attentive. Location is ideal for...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s true when people say don’t judge a book by its cover, especially with this hotel. On the outside it doesn’t even look like a hotel with a garage directly underneath it, it looks like outdated flats.. but then you step inside and you start...More

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Response from KensingtonGardens, Manager at Thistle Kensington GardensResponded 5 days ago

Dear samzi, Thank you for your wonderful review and we are pleased you liked the inside of the hotel. We were particularly thrilled that you liked the full English breakfast and we will pass on your compliments to Ricardo and Faruk. We do hope we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price range, you won't do better for location, food or standard of service. Overlooking Hyde Park. 250 metres from Queensway tube. 20 minute walk to Oxford street. 15 minute walk to Paddington.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is on the park, it doesn't get much better for the price. you can walk across the park to a whole foods if you see fit for some fruits and veggies and the food all around is great, the hotel restaurant was lovely...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$138 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#171 Business Hotel in London
#209 Romantic Hotel in London
#220 Luxury Hotel in London
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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US$138 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#171 Business Hotel in London
#209 Romantic Hotel in London
#220 Luxury Hotel in London
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Anna-Marie P
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Response from Jacqui M | Reviewed this property |
Yep,it sure does!
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brleigh
1 December 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
If you mean Hyde Park/Kensington Garden then the entrance is just over the Bayswater Road, use any of the gates, so walking to the park entrance is just 2 or 3 minutes from the hotel. If you mean Covent Garden, take the... More
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Kadisha
12 October 2017|
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Response from Alice L | Reviewed this property |
I answered for the wrong hotel - yes to AC, tub and shower, hair dryer but no minibar.
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"get a room up high and have a view of the city"
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"It's worth paying the bit extra for a room with a park view."
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"Front rooms have great view of Hyde Park and the City of London."
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"Nice room on 5th floor with a view of kensington gardens"
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