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1 room, 2 adults

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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Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.
Good internet service
Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast

Thistle Holborn, London

from $76
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Junior Suite
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin 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 (LHR-Heathrow) - 51 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 86 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 20 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
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be 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
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
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

  • Kingsley Hotel
  • Thistle Holborn Kingsley London
  • Thistle Holborn Hotel
  • Thistle Holborn London
  • Thistle Holborn Hotel London
  • Kingsley 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


Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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.

FAQs for Thistle Holborn, London

  • Are pets allowed at Thistle Holborn?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Thistle Holborn?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Thistle Holborn?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves British cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Prezzo (1-min walk), Clive's Midtown Diner (1-min walk), and Giovanni's (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 844 reviews

Good 6.0
Bad service
Management did not respond to my concerns. I requested face cloths but had to ask twice the first day, the next day i had to again make 2 requests but still no face cloths. I responded to a survey indicating my issue and all i got in response was an email apology asking if there was anything they could do to make my stay better...yeah...face cloths! Still didnt get them. I was also questioned by the seever i the lounge when i entered after going for a walk as to my being a guest and what room i was in, they then asked my name and at that i became perturbed. Enough already! There has to be a better way to keep unwanted people out of the hotel than by peppering guests with questions. The room also had no luggage rack, naybe thats an american thing. To these issues management offered nothing other than an apology. Amazing. The place also loooks better online than in person.
William, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
An outstanding London Hotel
The hotel is well-located, our room was quite comfortable, and staff were helpful.
Steven, us3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Centrally located hotel
Centrally located hotel near the Holborn tube. I only stayed one night and the stay was pleasant.
Thang, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Spoiled us!
We spent 6 nights at the Thistle Holborn and recommend it very highly. The service is really terrific, especially Gina at the front desk (Thank you!). Location near Russell Square was very convenient. The rooms were very quiet and very clean. The sheets and iinens are high quality. We had one night in a smaller room and 5 nights in a junior suite, which we can recommend very highly. I think it has spoiled us for future hotels!
Katherine, us6 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great time
We loved the hotel. Staff were great, room was comfortable and clean, location was excellent! Breakfast was yummy and we loved having the lounge.
john, us3 night trip
Fair 4.0
This hotel does not meet US hotel standards. There are many examples, however, for the sake of this review I will provide one example: There are no water bottles in the room. When you go to the front desk to get water, they tell you the water is filtered and should get water from your bathroom sink! Not!! So every night I would go downstairs to get water from the restaurant. One night a man by the name of "Steven" said he would personally bring up water to our room. I waited one hour and he never brought up the water. I then went downstairs to ask for water again. Steven was no where to be found so I went into the restaurant bar area looking for water bottles or faucet water. Steven shows up and tells me I am "sneeking" around his restaurant and becomes agitated, rude and nasty. This was witnessed by other hotel management and no one seemed to care about they way he was acting or talking. Stay away from this hotel that doesn't understand the primary basics of how to take care of their paying patrons.
Robbin, us4 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Relaxing home away from home
Our second stay here. Wonderful place, central location for our exploring. Highly recommend staying here.
Elizabeth, us3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
very customer service oriented wonderful staff great location will definitely return
Steven, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
My new standard for London visits
Great location. Comfortable, clean, excellent service
Roland, us1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Location great, staff very helpful. Maid services not up to par, .missing items, hall carpet not vacuumed entire stay.
us5 night family trip

Thistle Holborn, London

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