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Thistle Holborn, London

4-star4 stars
Bloomsbury Way, London, England, WC1A 2SD, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with restaurant, near The British Museum
  • Free WiFi
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From 2,811 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Good internet service
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast

Thistle Holborn, London

from $202 CAD
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Junior Suite
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

What’s around Thistle Holborn, London


  • In London City Centre
  • The British Museum - 3 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 5 min walk
  • Russell Square - 6 min walk
  • Royal Opera House - 7 min walk
  • Aldwych Theatre - 9 min walk
  • Covent Garden Market - 9 min walk
  • Lyceum Theatre - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LCY-London City) - 42 min drive
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 50 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 95 min drive
  • London Charing Cross Station - 15 min walk
  • London Euston Station - 16 min walk
  • London Farringdon Station - 19 min walk
  • Holborn Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station - 6 min walk
  • Covent Garden Underground Station - 8 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 129 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
Languages Spoken
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LED TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Kingsley Two - This brasserie specializes in British cuisine.

Thistle Holborn, London’s small print

Also known as

  • The Kingsley By Thistle Hotel London
  • Thistle Holborn Kingsley London
  • Thistle Holborn Hotel
  • Thistle Holborn London
  • Thistle Holborn Hotel London
  • Kingsley By Thistle Hotel London
  • Kingsley London
  • Thistle Holborn Kingsley Hotel
  • Thistle Holborn Kingsley
  • The Kingsley By Thistle Hotel London
  • Kingsley By Thistle London
  • Kingsley By Thistle Hotel London
  • Thistle Holborn Kingsley Hotel London

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 639 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Awesome location
Awesome location and reasonable price. Would return
Kathryn, caFamily trip
Very Good 8.0
Decent hotel-great location
Clean, small rooms. You don't need a palace- you're not going to be inside with so many top spots well within walking distance. Friendly staff, cheerful and professional. Decent breakfast- loads of places to eat nearby. Drury Lane's got the bars, the British Museum's got the culture. Not cheap, but worth it.
Sara, ca2 night trip
Fair 4.0
Substandard, wouldn't recommend
The location of the hotel and the shower head were both great. Other than that, though, I wouldn't recommend this hotel. Our room was up and down stairs and up and down again, so if you're carrying luggage, you need help and also help navigating to your room. The room must have been situated too far away from the router to get wifi as there was no signal at all. For us, this is a must have since we don't want to use roaming data while traveling out of country. We had some difficulty with the lights, and the front desk wasn't helpful other than asking if we had inserted our card (of course, we had). We later found a switch beside one of the beds that had to be switched on for two of the lights to work (the others worked without it, so that seemed quite random). The room was tiny, which is expected in London, but they had crammed so much furniture into it that it was difficult to get around the bed, especially if you had to get up in the dark in the middle of the night. As problems popped up in the room and when we needed to have our luggage carried out, nobody was answering the phones at the front desk so we had to navigate our way there to speak to someone personally a couple of times. After staying at other, similarly priced hotels even more central in London, this was definitely substandard. The manager (Sylvia, I believe) was very nice and offered us a complimentary breakfast, but it was really too little too late.
Pamela, ca1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Quaint, Great Location Hotel WIthout a View
We booked a room on which said we would have a "Bay View". Our view was of a brick wall about 20 feet away. There were no bay rooms available so in exchange for a free continental breakfast the hotel said they wold move us to one for our 2nd and 3rd nights. They did move us, but this time to a room with a view of a set of offices instead. No view of any bay that we could see. :( The continental breakfast exchange turned into an embarrassing fiasco of the hostess not being able to locate the exchange and although the hotel was quaint and in an excellent location, we did not leave feeling warm and fuzzy about the place.
ca3 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
great location
good experience. They allowed us a late check out. It would have been great if breakfast was included
ca1 night trip with friends

Thistle Holborn, London

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