Thistle Holborn

Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SD GB
View map Reservations: +44 808 164 1057
4.0 Star property Near The British Museum
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05/06/2021 - 05/07/2021
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Summary of verified reviews

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

98/100
365 reviews

"Great location somewhat accessible by car." Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping. Close to public transport and the train.

WiFi

96/100
9 reviews

"Good wifi quality."

Service

88/100
353 reviews

"Friendly service, especially in the restaurant." Service is professional, especially at the bar, and reception is top-notch. Room service is perfect. Booking process should be better organized.

Breakfast

84/100
141 reviews

"Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts."

Room

64/100
424 reviews

"Old, poorly maintained, but acceptably clean rooms." No view, with subpar minibars, furniture and air conditioning. Great beds and TVs. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

60/100
128 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms." Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Good restaurant service."

Location

98/100
87 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Close to public transport."

Service

87/100
73 reviews

"Reception and restaurant service is friendly."

Breakfast

79/100
39 reviews

"Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts."

Room

67/100
96 reviews

"Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms." Guests had problems with furnishing, A/C, and cleanliness of the bathrooms. Room need better maintenance, and minibars are not great. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

61/100
29 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms." Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Comfort

59/100
65 reviews

"Relatively comfortable, with good beds." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from families.

"Professional service. Wonderful sightseeing."

Location

99/100
63 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

88/100
53 reviews

"Service is professional and friendly."

Breakfast

85/100
29 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

64/100
71 reviews

"Rooms are of average size, and moderately well-maintained, with nice beds." Poorly-maintained rooms with substandard bathrooms, A/C, and furnishing.

Cleanliness

56/100
18 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable. Moderately clean hotel facilities."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Great reception. Comfortable beds."

Location

97/100
20 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

85/100
19 reviews

"Friendly service."

Cleanliness

59/100
5 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

57/100
31 reviews

"Rooms are of average size, and moderately well-maintained, with nice beds." Rooms needing maintenance, with bad bathrooms and A/C.

Comfort

53/100
21 reviews

"Room size and comfort are OK, but beds are great." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Fantastic service. Friendly service."

Location

96/100
10 reviews

"Great location."

Service

86/100
9 reviews

"Friendly service."

Cleanliness

59/100
6 reviews

"Quite clean."

Room

54/100
10 reviews

"Room is all right."

Comfort

54/100
5 reviews

"Comfortable."

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

98/100
18 reviews

"Great location."

Service

89/100
16 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Breakfast

83/100
13 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

63/100
22 reviews

"Comfortable, reasonably large rooms with excellent beds, but noisy."

Room

62/100
24 reviews

"Rooms are decently sized with awesome beds, but poor bathrooms."

Cleanliness

58/100
6 reviews

"Quite clean."

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Tasty breakfast. Great location."

Breakfast

79/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

58/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

57/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

99/100
248 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport." Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby.

Service

88/100
260 reviews

"Service staff are friendly and bar service is great, but housekeeping isn't as impressive." Professional service at the reception and restaurant. Room service is perfect.

Breakfast

83/100
82 reviews

"Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts."

Room

64/100
291 reviews

"Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms." Badly maintained and cleaned rooms with poor furnishings. Rooms needing updating with poor quality A/C and minibars. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

59/100
90 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms." Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Good restaurant service."

Location

98/100
67 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Close to public transport."

Service

87/100
64 reviews

"Reception and restaurant service is friendly."

Breakfast

81/100
31 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

69/100
77 reviews

"Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms." Badly maintained rooms, with poor A/C and unclean bathrooms. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

62/100
26 reviews

"Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms." Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful sightseeing. Tasty breakfast."

Location

99/100
34 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
31 reviews

"Friendly service."

Breakfast

85/100
14 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Bar

78/100
5 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Cleanliness

58/100
11 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable. Moderately clean hotel facilities."

Room

58/100
37 reviews

"Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms." Deficient A/C in poorly-maintained rooms.

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Friendly service. Fantastic service."

Location

98/100
10 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
16 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

56/100
18 reviews

"Rooms are an okay size but the bathrooms are poorly reviewed."

Comfort

51/100
11 reviews

"Somewhat comfortable and acceptably sized rooms."

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Fantastic service. Great location."

Location

95/100
6 reviews

"Great location."

Service

85/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

53/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

98/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

82/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

54/100
13 reviews

"Room is all right."

Comfort

54/100
7 reviews

"Comfortable."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

97/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Service

86/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

53/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

98/100
16 reviews

"Great location."

Service

91/100
14 reviews

"Friendly service."

Breakfast

86/100
10 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

62/100
18 reviews

"Bathrooms and room size are acceptable."

Cleanliness

61/100
8 reviews

"Quite clean."

Comfort

58/100
11 reviews

"Somewhat comfortable and acceptably sized rooms."

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

97/100
11 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
9 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

56/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

51/100
14 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

97/100
6 reviews

"Great location."

Service

90/100
7 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

60/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Comfort

58/100
5 reviews

"Comfortable."

Rated 88/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

98/100
10 reviews

"Great location."

Service

89/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Vibe

60/100
5 reviews

"Decent vibe."

Comfort

58/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

57/100
8 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

96/100
10 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Close to public transport."

Service

84/100
6 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

60/100
11 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

98/100
6 reviews

"Great location."

Service

90/100
6 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Value

71/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Comfort

56/100
5 reviews

"Somewhat comfortable and acceptably sized rooms."

Room

54/100
8 reviews

"Average sized rooms."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Holborn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

98/100
10 reviews

"Great location."

Service

89/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Breakfast

86/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

58/100
10 reviews

"Average sized rooms."

Comfort

56/100
7 reviews

"Somewhat comfortable and acceptably sized rooms."

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Property description

With a stay at Thistle Holborn, you'll be centrally located in London, just a 3-minute walk from The British Museum and 6 minutes by foot from Oxford Street. This 4-star hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Russell Square and 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Royal Opera House.

Enjoy a meal at Kingsley Two, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 129 air-conditioned rooms featuring LED televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

The British Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Oxford Street - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Russell Square - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Royal Opera House - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Palace Theatre London - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Aldwych Theatre - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Theatre Royal Drury Lane - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Covent Garden Market - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Lyceum Theatre - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
The Strand - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
London Coliseum - 1 km / 0.6 mi
King's College London - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Leicester Square - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Prince of Wales Theatre - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
University College London - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 28.5 km / 17.7 mi
London City Airport (LCY) - 14.5 km / 9 mi
Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 96.3 km / 59.8 mi
Luton Airport (LTN) - 54.7 km / 34 mi
Stansted Airport (STN) - 56.9 km / 35.3 mi

The preferred airport for Thistle Holborn is Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a banquet hall.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Banquet hall
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Total number of rooms - 129
  • Number of floors - 6
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Bar/lounge
  • In-room accessibility
  • Smoke-free property
  • Laundry facilities
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • Elevator
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services

Airport & shuttle information

From London Heathrow, the Heathrow Express runs direct to London Paddington in just 15 minutes (20 from Terminal 5), with a train every quarter of an hour. The Gatwick Express runs a similar service into London Victoria from London Gatwick.

Is there an airport shuttle? Sorry but no airport shuttle is available.

Breakfast information

Full English Buffet BreakfastCost of £16.95 per adult per day

Pet friendly?

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets not allowed

Misc. fees / Policies

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)

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

  • 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.

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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