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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Me and my husband booked a weekend away in London and Thistle Holborn just added something special for us! On the day arrival, I only wanted to drop my luggage, but so pleased to find out my room was ready! Lovely helpful staff, easy, painless check in. So cheerful~ Room was not big but this is London! I found among...

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

Dear pinglovestravelling, The team and I are delighted with your recent review on our Hotel. We really are appreciative of the motivating comments you wrote on different areas of our team and location. And of course for rating us with 5 stars. This is exactly what we strive for. If you are back again in London, please do come and...

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We needed to stay somewhere very convenient for three days over the weekend of the 21st June 2015. The room was excellent, we chose a larger then average room but that is just what we needed. The service and courtesy were excellent. One minor hiccup with the chambermaid service but soon remedied. I can't take a star off for that....

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

Dear Geoff H We welcome your motivating review of 5 stars. Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review on your three days at our hotel. I am pleased our facilities met your needs, but am sorry you encountered a small hiccup along the way. Lets hope we can welcome you back to the hotel some...

Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This was my second stay and I need to admit - sometimes it's good to give thinks a second chance. This time my room was on the 6 floor, next to the fire stair. The room was really nice, calm and for a business stay just perfect. WiFi works, service is friendly and helpful and in walking distance - Covent...

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

Dear Birgitta S Thank you for choosing our hotel Thistle Holborn, for your return visit. We are pleased you gave us a second chance and on this occasion we met your needs. We certainly are located in a great location and we benefit from being near to two major tube stations, making it the ideal base for business or pleasure....

Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Very good hotel, clean, good breakfast, happy & helpful staff. Perfectly positioned for walking to all main attractions & theatres. We were here for an overnight stay just to see a couple of shows. Would definitely visit again.

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

Dear Janet M Thank you for taking the time to post a lovely review on our hotel. We really do appreciate the motivating comments. Please do come and visit us again soon next time you are in London, we would love to be able to welcome you back. All the best Vicky Marshman General Manager

Settle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Just returned from a fantastic 3 night stay at the Thistle Holborn. The location of the hotel is great,close to most places and there's a couple of tube stations very close by. The hotel is very clean and modern and the staff are very friendly too. We chose a room at the front of the building and it wasn't too...

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

Dear JodieS Thank you so much for the review you provided on our hotel of "5 stars". We truly are over the moon with your feedback. I will ensure the team are congratulated on their efforts in service on this occasion. Please do come back and visit us again soon, we would love to welcome you back. Contact the hotel...

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The hotel entrance is straight off a busy street but we weren't unduly bothered by traffic noise. The reception staff were most welcoming and helpful and although not particularly large, our room was spotlessly clean and comfortable - as indeed was all the hotel. We booked in for 2 nights bed and breakfast. The buffet style breakfast is served in...

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

Dear Pamela V Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. And the motivating review of our team. I am delighted you found your experience with us pleasant and welcoming. Lets hope we can welcome you back to Thistle Holborn sometime soon. All the best Vicky Marshman General Manager

West Chester, Ohio
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Hotel location is convenient to decent restaurants, British Museum, theatres. Room was a little small but I've stayed in smaller. Hotel in general was adequate but not great. Bathroom products were skimpy: no conditioner or hand cream. Is this hotel on the Austerity Program? Staff was adequate but did not offer to help unless asked. Nobody went out of their...

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

Dear Bonkey458 Thank you for the feedback. We do appreciate all comments received. I am sorry on this occasion we did not live up to expectations. The team and I were disappointed to read your review, as this is not the normal standard of service we strive to achieve here at Thistle Holborn. As you can imagine, these are not...

Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 19 June 2015

I was first given a room at the back with a view overlooking walls! With great difficulty, I was given a new room with a better view when my company agreed to pay more. The room had no mini bar or refrigerator. The breakfast needs improvement with better fruits and dry fruits. There is no empathy for vegetarians as the...

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

Dear Anilsachdevgt, We value your feedback and I am disappointed along with the team to read your review. I can assure you we have already made changes in procedures at Breakfast following your feedback. Our Food & Beverage Manager has made several attempts to contact you regarding the service levels you experienced. Please do let us know if you would...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2015

I had to stay here for a couple of work trips and I have been so impressed with the level of customer service and standard of the hotel! I will definitely stay here again both for business and pleasure!

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

Dear SarahB Thank you for your review of 5 stars. We really value your feedback and are delighted you were impressed with our service. Please do come back and visit us again soon, we would love to be able to welcome you back. With warm regards, Vicky Marshman General Manager

Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Great friendly hotel which is well located for theatre land. Upgraded room free of charge and presented my wife with a birthday card and chocolates. A very nice and unexpected treat. Food great, RECOMMEND

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

Dear mikeC796CS Thank you for choosing our hotel to celebrate your wife's birthday. I do hope she enjoyed her time with us. The team do go our of their way to help celebrate our guests special occasions, I am delighted you found our hotel friendly. Please come and visit us again for your next celebration. All the best Vicky Marshman...

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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: $245 - $448 (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
#113 Luxury Hotel in London
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