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Thistle Kensington Gardens

Star Rating
4 out of 5
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Reviews

4.0 / 5Very Good
2,332 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Kensington Gardens
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Kensington Palace
    10 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Royal Albert Hall
    16 min walk
  • Airport
    London (LHR-Heathrow)
    33 min drive

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Book online or call:

03-6743-6572
  • Standard Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Standard Double Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Family Room (3)

    Room Amenities

    • Park view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed
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  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Park view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Junior Double Room (Suite)

    Room Amenities

    • Park view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Park view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

    Room Amenities

    • Park view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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About this area

London

Located in London's London City Centre neighborhood, Thistle Kensington Gardens is in the city center and near a metro station. Kensington Palace and Royal Albert Hall are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include ZSL London Zoo and Stamford Bridge Stadium. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Emirates Stadium or London Stadium. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient to public transportation: Queensway Underground Station is 3 minutes by foot and Bayswater Underground Station is 5 minutes.

4.9/5 guest location rating

Guests like it for

  • Walkable (567 reviews)
  • Safe (402 reviews)
  • Quiet (361 reviews)
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kensington Gardens - 1 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 9 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 10 min walk
  • Royal Albert Hall - 16 min walk
  • Imperial College London - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Queensway Underground Station - 3 min walk
  • London Paddington Station - 11 min walk
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 33 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Brasserie – Garden-view brasserie with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

About this property

Thistle Kensington Gardens

Art Deco London hotel in London City Centre, walk to Kensington Gardens
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and self parking are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, concierge services, and dry cleaning. All 175 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and LED TVs. Guests will also find coffee makers, hair dryers, and safes.
Thistle Kensington Gardens offers 175 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Self parking: GBP 24.00 per day
Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: GBP 15 per person
1 restaurant
1 bar
24-hour room service

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
Filipino
French
Italian
Lithuanian
Polish
Romanian
Spanish

Business services

Computer station
Meeting rooms

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Assistive listening devices available

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Linens

Bathroom

Eco-friendly toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination
Towels

Entertainment

43-inch LED TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Iron/ironing board
LED light bulbs
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Property payment types

Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 15 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 24.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Parking height restrictions apply.

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4.0

Very Good

5 - Excellent
724
4 - Good
1,124
3 - Okay
351
2 - Mediocre
87
1 - Poor
46
4.2
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
3.8
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

3/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This hotel needs to revamp its rooms. The furniture was battered in places and of a poor quality. The linen and carpet was stained in places. The rooms look much nicer in the pictures and no upgrade was offered as a VIP customer. This is a very poor attempt at a boutique hotel in a very nice part of London.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The hotel is one of the best hotels in terms of location..Very staff cooperating with visitors, the hotel offers many services, including breakfast, bar and room service, very good..I liked this hotel and I advise the residence in it for those who wish to visit London..close to all places, shops, markets and restaurants . Thanks, Expedia

Stayed 12 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Customer service was second to none from welcoming friendly staff. Room and bow were great, clean and inviting.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

I really like the location but the hotel and the rooms were not very impressive. However. I think it’s a good value for the money

Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

2/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

For the price paid the hotel was old and dirty, the lifts were super slow, and rooms were small and old. This is a 3star type hotel at best, not 4! It’s ok for a transit hotel for a day or 2, but wouldn’t want to stay longer than 3 days. The hotel is really not worth a penny over $150, I wouldn’t want to pay more than that.

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

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