Hotel Thistle Holborn The Kingsley

Bloomsbury WayWC1A 2SDLondonUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel Thistle Holborn The Kingsley

Named for writer Charles Kingsley, Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley brings you London up close and personal. Recently renovated and minutes from numerous sightseeing destinations like the British Museum and the West End, the hotel is ideal for business and pleasure.

In each room, guests have access to a work desk, flat screen TV, coffee and tea making equipment, free Wi-Fi, and air conditioning for optimum comfort.

Modernist literary classics are available from the Resident Library, as well as complimentary reading pillows. Other Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley accommodations include 24 hour room service, free Wi-Fi and conference rooms.

Light fare and drinks are available from the bar. More formal diners can relax in the spacious Kingsley Two Brasserie, enjoying its English and continental delights.

Hotel guests are only a 20 minute walk from West End theatres, Hyde Park and Covent Gardens, and five minutes from the Holborn Underground Station.


Bloomsbury Way, WC1A 2SD, London, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(845)3058306 | Fax: +44(845)3058345 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Breathing down London's neck

300 yards from the Holborn Tube Station and a 20 minute stroll from popular tourist destinations such as Leicester Square, the British Museum, as well as numerous restaurants and bars, staying at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley gives you unprecedented access to London in all its cosmopolitan glory.

Arrive and depart without hassle

No matter what time you arrive, the personable staff will check you in or out as quickly and helpfully as possible Less waiting means more time to enjoy your trip.

Rooms are neat and clean

The pleasant and personable housekeeping staff keeps each room immaculate and keeps the hotel sparkling in general.

Negative Reviews

Be certain to bring your voucher to breakfast

Breakfast at Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley is reputed to be delicious, but it can be rather pricey Fortunately the hotel provides its guests (check to see whether this is still a valid offer) with a voucher that pads the blow a little.

Beware of the buzz—indoors and out

Some hotel guests have complained about hearing a buzzing noise in their rooms Others have been concerned about the racket seeping in from the streets outside the hotel If you have any issues related to sound, though, the friendly staff will move you if necessary.

Room sizes might just put the squeeze on you

Some visitors found the standard room a bit small In order to ensure that your stay is as spacious as desired, you may wish to upgrade to a larger room in advance.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 2009 reviews across the web
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8.4 out of 10 based on 2009 reviews