Thistle Holborn The Kingsley Hotel - London

ex. The Kingsley by Thistle

Bloomsbury Way, London, United Kingdom, WC1A 2SD  show map
 4 stars
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Thistle Holborn The Kingsley Hotel - London

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Verified Reviews:

  • Bed lineen seemed new and very clean - Breakfast room was cool and airy
  • Free newspapers - Bed was hard - Within walking distance of covent garden
  • Breakfast buffet was very complete - Would definately stay in this hotel again - No free internet
  • Beds were comfortable - Linen changed daily - Staff were curtious and effiecient
  • Room was very well presented - Nice bathroom with power shower - Very close to the british museum

Overview

The classic 4-star Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley Hotel offers quick access to Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and Institute of Contemporary Arts. Featuring traditional architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 1898.

The property enjoys enviable location within minutes of convention centers, banks and exhibition centers. It is about 2 km away from the center of London.

Within walking distance of Hackney district with brasseries, bars and restaurants.

The hotel is conveniently located just a 5-minute walk to Russell Square underground station and 15 minutes' walking distance to Kings Cross train station. A mere 15 minutes’ drive from London City.

Rooms

Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley Hotel offers 129 rooms on 6 floors that come with a balcony, a safe, flat-screen television, a dining area and a writing desk as well as coffee/tea makers, a fridge and a dishwasher. They also feature en suite bathrooms fitted with a hairdryer, a rain shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant serves British dishes. At the stylish split-level bar guests will enjoy a selection of coffee, refreshments and tea. Guests can dine at Kingsley Two Brasserie & Bar and Truckles of Pied Bull Yard located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Business travelers can use an exhibition space, a banquet hall and a conference room available on site.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature cots, high chairs and a special menu.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   138.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Paid off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Microphone
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Bloomsbury Way, London, United Kingdom, WC1A 2SD

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City Center
  • London
    1.4 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Charing Cross Station
    1.2 km
  • Euston Station
    1.2 km
Underground stations
  • Tottenham Court Road
    500 m
  • Holborn
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Kingsley Two Brasserie & Bar (cuisine: European)
    0 m
  • Abeno (cuisine: Japanese)
    60 m
Parks
  • New London Theatre
    330 m
  • Lincoln's Inn Fields
    420 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    138

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                    How to reach hotel

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                    Hotel Address:

                    Bloomsbury Way, London, United Kingdom, WC1A 2SD

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • London
                      1.4 km
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Charing Cross Station
                      1.2 km
                    • Euston Station
                      1.2 km
                    Underground stations
                    • Tottenham Court Road
                      500 m
                    • Holborn
                      300 m
                    • Bus stop
                      100 m
                    Restaurants
                    • Kingsley Two Brasserie & Bar (cuisine: European)
                      0 m
                    • Abeno (cuisine: Japanese)
                      60 m
                    Parks
                    • New London Theatre
                      330 m
                    • Lincoln's Inn Fields
                      420 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2009
                    • Number of floors:
                      6
                    • Number of rooms:
                      138

                    Hotel Awards

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                    Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Bloomsbury - 100 m
                    • Seven Dials - 400 m

                    Places of interest

                    • Bloomsbury Square - 100 m
                    • Neal's Yard - 300 m
                    • High Holborn - 400 m

                    Museums

                    Halls

                    • Royal Opera House - 400 m

                    Universities, Institutes

                    • University of London - 400 m

                    Theaters

                    Underground stations

                    Local attractions

                    • The London Eye - 1.6 km
                      South Bank of the river Thames, London
                    • The Faraday Museum, The Royal Insitution of Great Britain - 1.5 km
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                    • The Museum of the Order of St John - 1.6 km
                      St John's Gate, London
                    • Southbank Centre - 1.5 km
                      Belvedere Road, London
                    • Old Bailey - 1.6 km
                      Newgate Street, London

                    Near the hotel

                    • British Museum - 210 m
                      Great Russell Street, London
                    • Holborn - 200 m
                      LondonEngland
                    • New London Theatre - 330 m
                      Drury Lane, London
                    • Library and Museum of Freemasonry - 350 m
                      60 Great Queen St, London
                    • The Cartoon Museum - 110 m
                      35 Little Russell Street, London
                    • Freemasons' Hall - 310 m
                      60 Great Queen St., London
                    • Bloomsbury - 340 m
                      LondonEngland

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Kingsley Two Brasserie & Bar - 0 m

                      Address: 37 Bloomsbury Way
                      Phone: 0871 376 9006

                      75% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                      Cuisine: European
                      Price Range: GBP 25 - GBP 90

                    • Truckles of Pied Bull Yard - 50 m

                      Address: Bury Place
                      Phone: +44 2074045338

                      53% likes this, based on 47 reviews

                    • Bush and Fields Cafe - 70 m

                      Address: 49 Museum Street
                      Phone: 020 7405 3182

                      86% likes this, based on 52 reviews
                      Cuisine: Italian

                    • Abeno - 60 m

                      Address: 47 Museum Street
                      Phone: (020)-7405-3211

                      86% likes this, based on 143 reviews
                      Cuisine: Japanese
                      Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 54

                    • Il Castelletto - 80 m

                      Address: 17 Bury Pl
                      Phone: (020)-7405-2232

                      60% likes this, based on 73 reviews
                      Cuisine: Italian

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2009
                    • Number of floors:
                      6
                    • Number of rooms:
                      138

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                    Thistle Holborn The Kingsley Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Thistle Holborn The Kingsley

                    Average guest rating

                    8.0out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 420 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Single
                      8.2

                      All staff were very friendly and courteous.

                      Just one small comment - on arrival and going to our room, there were a couple of trays in the corridor waiting for collection. (uneaten food etc). They stayed there a couple of hours. We thought it looked a little unsightly and, perhaps, should have been taken away with a little more haste.

                    • Single
                      7.0

                      extra charge for espresso at breakfast??? not good! at least for italian customers

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      Very comfortable and well appointed. Superb location on the edge of theatreland

                      It may be personal tastes, but the room was a bit characterless and "travelodge" style.

                    • Couple
                      3.8

                      Location to attractions

                      Our room was dirty it had chocolate stained sheets under the pillows and scum all over the sink when we arrived. We found empty crisp packets under the chairs in the louge area and empty chocolate packets under the pillows on the bed which had stained the bedding where it had obviously not been changed properly. If it were not for the fact we didnt check in until late we would have complained about it but it was late and we were tired so we just tidyed up ourselves and made the most of it.

                    • Single
                      7.8

                      location very good,city centre and close to underground station,clean, quiet and comfortable rooms.

                    • Couple
                      9.6

                      Liked the style of the hotel and liked the comfort of the rooms

                      Cold bathroom

                    • Older travelers
                      9.6

                      Staff very helpful, room was a good size and clean, having room service and a great resturant and bar area, and location for what we wanted. Food was exceptional

                      Time it took to remove an incorrect internet charge from the account was unacceptable when in a hurry checking out. Would be great if they provided free internet

                    • Older travelers
                      8.2

                      Comfortable. Lovely breakfast. Quiet compared to previous hotels in London

                      VAT was not shown on my original booking. This is misleading. When I went to check out it was added. Not very happy. I feel this is misleading.Plasma TV a bit temperemental.

                    • Older travelers
                      6.6

                      The location is good for sightseeing, bus stop right outside the hotel. Very good breakfast

                      We were at the front of the hotel--there are building works being carried out which start early in the morning. There was constant noise in the bedroom all night from the air-conditioning system and the vent in the bathroom. We ate in the hotel on our first evening and thought the food was not of a very good standard, very expensive drinks.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Lovely welcoming staff, got a lovely reasonably priced upgrade to include breakfast. Held our bags on day of departure after checkout so we could enjoy the last day. Lovely room, big comfy bed with plenty of pillows. Bathroom with large shower and separate bath with shower over both showers rainfall style very powerful. Breakfast with wide selection beverages and toast served to your table, buffet food. All staff friendly and helpfully.

                      Enjoyed the whole stay from check in to check out.

                    • Couple
                      8.2

                      centrel location, clean rooms, very comfortable

                      bar service, waited 20 mins for a drink not to turn up

                    • Family with children
                      6.0

                      staff very polite and helpful. food (breakfast) high quality good quality shower..

                      air conditioning in room was too noisy to allow sleep at night and room very hot without i. room location meant late light noise from lift shaft.

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      It was a clean hotel with very polite and helpful staff. The location is very central and close to everything, shops,restaurants,cafes,museums.i would recomend it for sure!

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      Excellent location

                      A bit on the pricy side - particularly when breakfast is extra.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.8

                      location

                      noise outside room (like a motor running) bathroom extractor not working,reported these, no toilet brush

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Thistle Holborn The Kingsley Hotel - London London location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    Bloomsbury Way, London, United Kingdom, WC1A 2SD

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • London
                      1.4 km
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Charing Cross Station
                      1.2 km
                    • Euston Station
                      1.2 km
                    Underground stations
                    • Tottenham Court Road
                      500 m
                    • Holborn
                      300 m
                    • Bus stop
                      100 m
                    Restaurants
                    • Kingsley Two Brasserie & Bar (cuisine: European)
                      0 m
                    • Abeno (cuisine: Japanese)
                      60 m
                    Parks
                    • New London Theatre
                      330 m
                    • Lincoln's Inn Fields
                      420 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2009
                    • Number of floors:
                      6
                    • Number of rooms:
                      138

                    Hotel Awards

                    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonThistle Holborn The Kingsley

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

                    Use Badge