Thistle Holborn

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Overview of Thistle Holborn

Thistle Holborn

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near The British Museum

8.4/10 Very Good

1,002 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
The price is $190
Price available on 8/21/2022
Bloomsbury Way, London, England, WC1A 2SD
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Computer station
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Conference space
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Digital TV service
  • Premium bedding
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In London City Centre
  • The British Museum - 3 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 5 min walk
  • Leicester Square - 12 min walk
  • Piccadilly Circus - 14 min walk
  • Trafalgar Square - 14 min walk
  • St. Paul's Cathedral - 25 min walk
  • London Eye - 26 min walk
  • Big Ben - 26 min walk
  • Buckingham Palace - 29 min walk
  • Marble Arch - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • London City Airport (LCY) - 38 min drive
  • Luton Airport (LTN) - 43 min drive
  • Stansted Airport (STN) - 49 min drive
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 51 min drive
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 93 min drive
  • Tottenham Court Road Station - 5 min walk
  • Charing Cross Station - 16 min walk
  • London Euston Station - 19 min walk
  • Holborn Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station - 5 min walk
  • Covent Garden Underground Station - 8 min walk

About this property

Thistle Holborn

Thistle Holborn offers a fantastic location, putting you just a 5-minute walk from The British Museum and Oxford Street. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out Kingsley Two, which serves British cuisine. This upscale hotel is also within a 15-minute walk of Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travelers. Public transportation is just a short walk: Holborn Underground Station is 4 minutes and Tottenham Court Road Underground Station is 5 minutes.


Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Turkish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 129 rooms
  • Arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LED television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Kingsley Two - This brasserie specializes in British cuisine.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

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

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.


This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings


Very Good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Just wonderful.
I recommend this hotel very highly and without reservation. We arrived 3 hours before check in to see the Harry Potter matinee and they were able to give us our room. We were so grateful as it was such a hot day and we could relax somewhere cool before heading out again. It was set up to be a double but I was there with my teenage son and we returned after the show to find they had changed it into a twin beds and given us more bottles of water. All members of staff were very friendly and incredibly helpful. The hotel was lovely, clean, air conditioned and in a wonderful location just 10 min from the Palace Theatre and 10 min from Covent Garden. I would definitely book here again.
Heather, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Thistle Holborn
Lovely hotel, ideally situated near the shaftesbury theatre. Friendly staff. We got upgraded for free to a deluxe room which was lovely. It would have been nice to have a fridge in the room but other than that it was perfect.
Elizabeth, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Susan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Miriam, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Overnight Stay
Overnight stay for a theatre trip. Found the hotel to be very pleasant and had an excellent breakfast before checking out. Enjoyed the coffee machine. Don't see too many of these in hotels. Overall, very good.
G, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

J, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sarah, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Brilliant Hotel
Excellent room and hotel. Great staff and facilities. Room was very good, better than the room in a 5 star hotel on our last stay in London. Only issue was -there is no free on-site parking contrary to what is advertised on website. This was a let down as we had booked hotel on this basis. However, there is paid parking nextdoors in NCP car park Holborn. Have raised this with the hotel management.
ARUN, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Good location but not good hotel
Front desk was very friendly and assisted us accordingly. Housekeeping was terrible as our rooms were not cleaned up. They basically replaced our towels and that was it. Water bottles were not refilled in my son's room. The hotel is tired and needs overhaul.
Guanson, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Gail, 1-night trip
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