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Image of Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens
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62 out of 100

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Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens

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7.8

Fair (7,516 ratings)

London, United Kingdom - 

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Nearby Kensington Gardens

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630 m Hyde Park

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700 m Kensington Palace

Hotel Overview

Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens is a hotel that according to user reviews, offers a unique blend of convenience, comfort, and elegance. Nestled near iconic parks and attractions, this hotel provides a serene escape with easy access to the bustling city life. Guests appreciate its strategic location, comfortable accommodations, and the attention to detail in services provided.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Property

Service

  1. Excellent Location: Ideal for exploring the city, with major attractions and public transportation within easy reach.
  2. Comfortable Rooms: Guests have praised the cleanliness and comfort of the rooms, ensuring a restful night's sleep.
  3. Helpful Staff: The hotel personnel are noted for their friendliness and willingness to assist with guest needs and inquiries.
  4. Scenic Views: Many rooms offer beautiful views of the surrounding parks, adding to the overall experience.
  5. Quiet Environment: Despite its central location, the hotel ensures a peaceful stay away from the urban hustle.
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Area for improvement

Bathroom

Air Conditioning

Accessibility

  1. Outdated Decor: Some guests feel the hotel's decor and facilities could benefit from modernization.
  2. Price Point: There are comments regarding the hotel being slightly overpriced in comparison to the amenities provided.
  3. Small Room Sizes: A number of reviewers have mentioned the rooms are smaller than expected, which could be a discomfort for some.
  4. Inconsistent Wi-Fi: Guests have reported issues with the Wi-Fi connection being unreliable at times.
  5. Limited On-Site Facilities: The amenities available at the hotel, such as dining options and leisure facilities, are considered limited by some visitors.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Parking available

Parking available

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

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Score icon7.8

RateScore

Total 7,516 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.0

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7.4

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8.0

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3.9/5

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4.0/5

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agoda

873 Reviews

8.0 / 10

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booking

1,703 Reviews

7.4 / 10

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expedia

1,003 Reviews

8.0 / 10

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google

981 Reviews

3.9 / 5

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tripadvisor

2,956 Reviews

4.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property was mentioned 305 times

20% Negative69% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Eliza Bagdasaryan2 years ago
5/5Google icon

My stay was spontaneous and sometimes spontaneous decisions are great! I stayed for one night only but the stay still was very memorable! We got a room on the 9th floor and you can even see some sights like London Eye and the Shard!;) the whole area is calm and pretty, very good location, there is a grocery store in the same building on the ground floor! Thanks to the staff in particular who contributed to our impression! Karina, front of house manager, made our stay special with a very thoughtful gesture, and Vincyaa (sorry if spelt wrong) and Elizaveta from the restaurant provided great service :) Also, breakfast was nice, especially the bagels, they were absolutely amazing!!

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Kimberly de Berzunza2 years ago
1/5Google icon

Reserved in November for March 27. Arrived to find it closed. Stood on the sidewalk with rolling bags staring at the building. No notice, no answer to phone calls, nothing. Thank goodness I was able to get reimbursed by my travel agency, but not a good start to my first trip to the UK!

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 175

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Number of floors 9

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Number of buildings/towers 1

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

19

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75

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54

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Kensington Gardens

Nearby

Hyde Park

630 m

Kensington Palace

700 m

Royal Albert Hall

1.19 km

Imperial College London

1.33 km

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Getting around

Queensway Underground Station

210 m

London Paddington Station

770 m

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Airports Nearby

Heathrow Airport (LHR)

18.5 km

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210 m

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280 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

65 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

Unsafe

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Safety

Crime

62

Overall Safety Index

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An average rating of the six safety categories

62 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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54

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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63

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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59

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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76

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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69

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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50

54

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

54 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

58

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Mugging or robbery  57/100

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Car theft  43/100

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Car break-ins  50/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  54/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  40/100

Other crime severity

High

63

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Insult or harassment in public  54/100

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Corruption or bribery  38/100

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Drug problem  62/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $2.3

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Coffee

$2.9 - $7.6

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $3.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$16.2 - $38.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $5.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$57.9 - $162

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.1 - $17.4

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.1 - $11.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.5 - $3.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$138.9 - $309

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.6 - $35.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$28.9 - $115.7

Weather In London

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Precipitation In London

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.512

PM1023

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets

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