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    Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

    Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SD, England
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    Reviewed 6 January 2016

    Very good location, nice room, good breakfast buffet. The rain shower was great and the bed was very comfortable. Bar was open in the late hours, Concierge devices very much appreciated. Good overall service from the staff.More

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    Response from Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The KingsleyResponded 11 January 2016

    Dear ftrutmann, The location of the hotel is rather desirable being so close to some of London’s top attractions and transport links. I am glad you found the bed comfortable and the rainfall shower to be great. I will be sure to personally pass on...More

    Reviewed 6 January 2016

    my wife and I visited the Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley on the 2nd January 2016. Although we only stayed for one night we would like to have stayed longer for the following reasons' 1) The welcome on reception was excellent 2) The whole place was...More

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    Response from Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The KingsleyResponded 11 January 2016

    Dear sandy186220, Thank you for highlighting all the aspects which made your stay here at Thistle Holborn, the Kingsley enjoyable, your kind feedback is very much appreciated across all areas of the hotel. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the...More

    Reviewed 6 January 2016

    nice hotel, very nice staff at the front desk and all other places. one feels really welcome here. Good breakfast buffet with full English available. Also quite close to Holborn underground station which is helpful when going around the city. for sure recommended.More

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    Response from Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The KingsleyResponded 11 January 2016

    Dear hjs325, Thank you for your recent review of your experience here at Thistle Holborn, the Kingsley Hotel. Knowing you felt welcome and that our staff throughout the hotel was very nice is wonderful. I am glad you also had the opportunity to experience breakfast...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

    I stayed at this hotel and the experience was awesome. First staff are friendly and accomodating. I arrived at early morning and surprised that they have prepared the room. Room are clean and no smell. I love the shower as it gives a strong flow...More

    1  Thank Ken P
    Response from Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The KingsleyResponded 6 January 2016

    Dear Ken P, Thank you for your recent review of your experience here at Thistle Holborn. Thank you for highlighting all the aspects which made your stay to be enjoyable. The hotels location is great being so close to Covent Garden, West End and London’s...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2016

    Excellent for central London. Lovely building rooms are up to date as expected with the usual flat screen etc. inside. We had a disability room which was spacious and had a lovely wet room for shower, enjoyable stay and a good nights sleep. Like many...More

    Thank Marcus_Berbeck
    Response from Vicky M, General Manager at Thistle Holborn, The KingsleyResponded 6 January 2016

    Dear Marcus_Berbeck, The location of the hotel is rather desirable being so close to some of London’s top attractions. I am glad you had an enjoyable nights sleep and found the room to be spacious, we want all our guests to feel comfortable when staying...More

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    12 November 2017|
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    Response from lynne19532016 | Reviewed this property |
    We arrived at the hotel about 11/12 o'clock, checked in and our bags were put in a room behind reception. we returned about 9pm retrieved our bags and went to our room. Same with checkout, checked out and our bags were put... More
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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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    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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