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4.0 / 5Very Good
2,408 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
  • Restaurant
    Halepi
    2 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Internet Cafe
    2 min walk
  • Airport
    London (LHR-Heathrow)
    33 min drive

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    About this area

    London

    Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, Thistle Kensington Gardens is in the city centre and near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, while Kensington Palace and Royal Albert Hall are cultural highlights. Check out an event or a game at Stamford Bridge Stadium, and consider making time for ZSL London Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient for public transport: Queensway Underground Station is 3 minutes by foot and Bayswater Underground Station is 5 minutes.

    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) - 34 min drive

    Restaurants

    • The Brasserie — 1 min walk
    • Halepi - 2 min walk
    • Internet Cafe - 2 min walk
    • Cafe 19 Terrace - 2 min walk
    • Bombay Tandoori & Bar - 2 min walk

    About this property

    Thistle Kensington Gardens

    Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and self parking. 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. Other amenities available to guests include coffee/tea makers, hairdryers and safes.

    Property amenities

    Internet

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

    Parking and public transport

    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

    Lift
    Free newspapers in reception

    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

    More

    Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    Air conditioning
    Blackout drapes/curtains
    Hypo-allergenic bedding
    Linens

    Bathroom

    Eco-friendly toiletries
    Hairdryer
    Shower/bathtub 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
    4.0

    Very Good

    5 - Excellent
    745
    4 - Good
    1,158
    3 - Okay
    368
    2 - Mediocre
    89
    1 - Poor
    48
    4.2
    Cleanliness
    4.2
    Service and Staff
    3.8
    Amenities
    3.9
    Property condition

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

    4/5 Good

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

    Staff were very helpful and went out of their way to accommodate special requests. Ricardo in the dining room was wonderful as were Michael and Janisha at the front desk. Rooms are clean, and bathrooms are decent. No fridge in the rooms and no drawers for storage of clothing was a disappointment. Plenty of closet space. Food in the dining room was very good. Gluten free diet is easily accommodated, the food was very tasty and the buffet breakfast is a good deal. A little cafe down the street was charging the same amount for a single item as the whole buffet was offered at. Coffee machine needs to be upgraded in dining room; it produced luke warm coffee. Overall, a bargain for the money and I would stay there again.

    Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

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

    Great location. Comfortable, clean, friendly. Stayed twice. Would stay again.

    Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

    1/5

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

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    4/5 Good

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

    Close to tube and near restaurants. Hotel was clean and a good base for our stay

    Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

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