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Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens

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Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
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Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Overview of Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens

Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens

4 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
104 Bayswater Road, London, England, W2 3HL

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHyde Park9 min walk
  • Popular LocationMarble Arch3 min drive
  • Popular LocationBuckingham Palace7 min drive
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)25 min drive

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About this area

London

Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens is located in London City Centre, a neighbourhood in London, and is in the city centre and near a metro station. Kensington Palace and Royal Albert Hall are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Science Museum are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient for public transportation: Queensway Underground Station is 3 minutes on foot and Bayswater Underground Station is 5 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Kensington Gardens - 1 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 9 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 10 min walk
  • Marble Arch - 3 min drive
  • Buckingham Palace - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Queensway Underground Station - 3 min walk
  • London Paddington Station - 11 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Brasserie — 1 min walk
  • Lo Spuntino - 3 min walk
  • New Fortune Cookie - 3 min walk
  • Mandarin Kitchen - 3 min walk
  • Taza Sandwich - 4 min walk

About this property

Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens

Art Deco London hotel in London City Centre, near Kensington Gardens
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, 24-hour room service and concierge services. All 175 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. LED TVs, coffee makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens offers 175 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This London hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

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

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (GBP 24.00 per day)
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

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

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

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
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.0 per night.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the 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
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per night

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 may be 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International and debit cards; cash is not accepted

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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Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 347 out of 1095 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 494 out of 1095 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 155 out of 1095 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 65 out of 1095 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 34 out of 1095 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Small rooms
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent service
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

2/5 Poor

We did NOT stay there as the hotel was closed and our booking was transferred
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Glamorous grade II listed building. Grand entrance hallway and stair case gives a real wow factor on arrival. Room size was exceptionally large and well furnished. Pillow menu and comfortable beds helped us all have a truly fantastic trip.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I did not stay at the Thistle because it was closed. I was relocated to the Clermont on Victoria, which was excellent in every respect.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021