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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08/14/2022 - 08/15/2022
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Summary of verified reviews

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Close to Central London. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
688 reviews

Great location. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping. Close to public transport and the train. Not great access by car, with poorly rated parking.

Service

88/100
784 reviews

Service staff are friendly and bar service is great, but housekeeping isn't as impressive. Well-managed, great restaurants and professional service. Room service could have been improved. Booking process should be better organized. Hotel security is ok.

Breakfast

87/100
493 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

WiFi

71/100
20 reviews

Good internet service.

Room

63/100
818 reviews

Old, reasonably clean rooms, decent beds, and inadequate A/C. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Guests complain about maintenance, furnishing, TV's, and views. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

61/100
306 reviews

Acceptably clean rooms and dining area. Bathroom needs cleaning.

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from couples.

Near city centre. Train station is close.

Location

98/100
248 reviews

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

Breakfast

87/100
188 reviews

Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts.

Service

87/100
274 reviews

Good, friendly service, particularly in the restaurant, although housekeeping is poor.

Room

62/100
312 reviews

Old rooms, but decent size, clean enough, with okay beds. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Poorly maintained rooms with complaints about furnishing, views, and A/C. Shower was ok.

WiFi

61/100
8 reviews

Regular internet service.

Cleanliness

59/100
119 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from families.

Terrific location. Breakfast is good.

Location

97/100
221 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby. Accessibility by car can be a challenge.

Breakfast

86/100
164 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Service

85/100
248 reviews

Friendly, professional service, and decent reception, but less well rated housekeeping.

Room

62/100
254 reviews

Room cleanliness is OK, as are beds, but rooms are old and minibars are poor. Guests complain about the room maintenance and furnishings, the bathroom cleanliness, and the A/C. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

56/100
80 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Vibe

51/100
31 reviews

Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating. Stylish hotel.

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Good management. Good internet service.

Location

98/100
28 reviews

Great location.

Service

92/100
27 reviews

Friendly service.

Breakfast

89/100
10 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Cleanliness

64/100
11 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Room

64/100
31 reviews

Rooms and beds are adequate. Poor maintenance in rooms and bathrooms. Shower was ok.

Bar

56/100
5 reviews

Standard bar.

Vibe

54/100
7 reviews

Decent vibe.

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Great location.

Location

96/100
35 reviews

Good location, close to public transport.

Breakfast

89/100
17 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Service

87/100
36 reviews

Friendly service.

Comfort

61/100
29 reviews

Average sized rooms with typical beds, noise and comfort levels. AC needs updating.

Cleanliness

57/100
11 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Room

54/100
45 reviews

Rooms and beds are adequate. Poorly-maintained rooms with substandard bathrooms, A/C, and furnishing.

Vibe

45/100
6 reviews

Vibe is not too good.

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Close to Central London. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
17 reviews

Great location.

Service

90/100
18 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

Breakfast

89/100
13 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Room

64/100
22 reviews

Rooms adequately-sized with alright beds but inadequate bathrooms.

Comfort

61/100
16 reviews

Average sized rooms with typical beds, noise and comfort levels.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from families.

Fantastic service. Great location.

Location

98/100
7 reviews

Great location.

Service

89/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

Breakfast

88/100
9 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Room

63/100
11 reviews

Average sized rooms.

Comfort

60/100
8 reviews

Somewhat comfortable and acceptably sized rooms.

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Close to Central London. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
598 reviews

Great location. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby. Close to public transport and the train. Not great access by car, with poorly rated parking.

Service

90/100
707 reviews

Service staff are friendly and bar service is great, but housekeeping isn't as impressive. Well-managed, great restaurants and professional service. Room service could have been improved. Booking process should be better organized. Hotel security is ok.

Breakfast

87/100
440 reviews

Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts.

WiFi

70/100
19 reviews

Good internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Room

64/100
740 reviews

Rooms and beds are adequate. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Outdated, badly maintained rooms with poor furniture. No views, TV's and A/C substandard.

Cleanliness

62/100
284 reviews

Acceptably clean rooms and dining area. Bathroom needs cleaning.

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from couples.

Train station is close.

Location

98/100
219 reviews

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

Service

89/100
242 reviews

Good, friendly service, particularly in the restaurant, although housekeeping is poor.

Breakfast

86/100
173 reviews

Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts.

Room

63/100
286 reviews

Old rooms, but decent size, clean enough, with okay beds. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Poorly maintained rooms with complaints about furnishing, views, and A/C. Shower was ok.

WiFi

61/100
8 reviews

Regular internet service.

Cleanliness

57/100
109 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from families.

Terrific location. Great service.

Location

97/100
185 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby. Accessibility by car can be a challenge.

Service

89/100
220 reviews

Friendly, professional service, and decent reception, but less well rated housekeeping.

Breakfast

88/100
138 reviews

Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts.

Room

62/100
219 reviews

Old, reasonably clean rooms, decent beds, and inadequate A/C. Rooms are run down with bad furniture and TVs and filthy bathrooms. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

61/100
72 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Vibe

54/100
26 reviews

Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating. Stylish hotel.

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Great location.

Location

98/100
31 reviews

Good location, close to public transport.

Breakfast

88/100
15 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Service

88/100
35 reviews

Friendly service.

Comfort

60/100
28 reviews

Average sized rooms with typical beds, noise and comfort levels. AC needs updating.

Cleanliness

59/100
10 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Room

56/100
42 reviews

Rooms and beds are adequate. Poorly-maintained rooms with substandard bathrooms, A/C, and furnishing.

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Good management. Good internet service.

Location

98/100
24 reviews

Great location.

Service

91/100
26 reviews

Friendly service.

Breakfast

88/100
9 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Room

63/100
29 reviews

Rooms and beds are adequate. Poor maintenance in rooms and bathrooms.

Cleanliness

63/100
10 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Bar

56/100
5 reviews

Standard bar.

Vibe

54/100
7 reviews

Decent vibe.

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Close to Central London. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
6 reviews

Great location.

Service

88/100
6 reviews

Friendly service.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Close to Central London. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
9 reviews

Great location.

Service

89/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

Breakfast

89/100
9 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Room

53/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Close to Central London. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
6 reviews

Great location.

Service

80/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

Room

61/100
9 reviews

Rooms are alright, but bathrooms are not great.

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Close to Central London. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

95/100
9 reviews

Great location.

Breakfast

85/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Service

82/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

Room

57/100
7 reviews

Room is all right.

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Close to Central London. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
9 reviews

Great location.

Service

88/100
10 reviews

Friendly service.

Breakfast

84/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Room

53/100
7 reviews

Room is all right.

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Close to Central London. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
23 reviews

Great location.

Service

89/100
17 reviews

Fantastic service.

Breakfast

87/100
11 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Cleanliness

64/100
5 reviews

Quite clean.

Room

51/100
15 reviews

Average sized rooms.

Comfort

50/100
13 reviews

Rooms are decent sized but not rated very comfortable.

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from couples.

Tasty breakfast. Fantastic service.

Location

98/100
7 reviews

Great location.

Service

87/100
9 reviews

Fantastic service.

Room

49/100
7 reviews

Poor rooms but moderately-sized.

Comfort

49/100
7 reviews

Rooms are decent sized but not rated very comfortable.

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from families.

Great location. Fantastic service.

Location

98/100
11 reviews

Great location.

Service

90/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

Comfort

58/100
5 reviews

Comfortable.

Room

57/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

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Property description

With a stay at Thistle Holborn, you'll be centrally located in London, within a 5-minute walk of The British Museum and Oxford Street. This 4-star hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Piccadilly Circus and 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Trafalgar Square.

Enjoy a meal at Kingsley Two, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). 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.

Theatreland - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
The British Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
King's College London - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Oxford Street - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Russell Square - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Palace Theatre London - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Royal Opera House - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Theatre Royal Drury Lane - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Covent Garden Market - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
The Strand - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Leicester Square - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Regent Street - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Piccadilly Theatre - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Piccadilly Circus - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
National Gallery - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 28.8 km / 17.9 mi
London City Airport (LCY) - 14.4 km / 8.9 mi
Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 87.6 km / 54.4 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
  • Banquet hall
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Total number of rooms - 129
  • Number of floors - 6
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • In-room accessibility
  • Laundry facilities
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Elevator
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • 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 Breakfast Cost 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

  • 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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