84.0% Based on 2316 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

4-star Art Deco hotel near Kensington Gardens

Central London getaway

Within a 10-minute walk of this London City Centre hotel, you'll find Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace. Hyde Park and Royal Albert Hall are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Restaurant, bar/lounge

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Business travelers can take advantage of the express check-in. Self parking, express check-out, and a computer station are also offered.

Soaking tubs, free WiFi

Boasting deep soaking bathtubs, the 175 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and sofa beds. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, LCD TVs, and espresso makers.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$98 per night

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room (3)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Double Room (Suite)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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About the Thistle Kensington Gardens

Location 104 Bayswater Road, London, England W2 3HL

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Thistle Kensington Gardens. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star London hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 175 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 3 conference rooms
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: London (LHR-Heathrow) (24.5 km / 15.2 mi)
  • Train station: London Paddington Station (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Metro station: Queensway Underground Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Thistle Kensington Gardens offers 175 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and safes. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily.

The Brasserie - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 25.00 per night.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 18 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 24.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 25.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.