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Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens, London, United Kingdom

4-star4 stars
104 Bayswater Road, London, England, W2 3HL, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Kensington Gardens
  • Free WiFi
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  • Excellent location with walkable Hyde Park and many, many restaurants and shops. Nice…Mar 17, 2020
  • Loved every part of my stay. Can’t wait to return. :)Mar 15, 2020

Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens, London, United Kingdom

from NZ$212
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Family Room (3)
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Junior Double Room (Suite)
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

What’s around Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens, London, United Kingdom


  • In London City Centre
  • 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

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 37 min drive
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 78 min drive
  • London City Airport (LCY) - 25 min drive
  • London Paddington Station - 11 min walk
  • Kensington (Olympia) Station - 4 min drive
  • London Kilburn High Road Station - 5 min drive
  • Queensway Underground Station - 3 min walk
  • Bayswater Underground Station - 5 min walk
  • Lancaster Gate Underground Station - 7 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 175 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 9 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking * on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 43-inch LED TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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

Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens, London, United Kingdom’s small print

Also known as

  • Kensington Gardens Thistle
  • Thistle Kensington Gardens London
  • Thistle Kensington Gardens London, England
  • Thistle Kensington Gardens
  • Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens Hotel
  • Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens London
  • Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens Hotel London
  • Kensington Thistle
  • Kensington Thistle Gardens
  • Thistle Gardens
  • Thistle Gardens Kensington
  • Thistle Kensington
  • Thistle Kensington Gardens
  • Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel
  • Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel London


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.

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.

Optional extras

Self parking costs GBP 24.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens, London, United Kingdom

  • Does Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens?
    Yes. Self parking costs GBP 24.00 per day.
  • Are pets allowed at Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Mandarin Kitchen (3-min walk), The Swan (6-min walk), and Sheila's Cafe (6-min walk).
  • What is there to do near Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens?
    Recommended spots to visit include Kensington Gardens (1-min walk) and Hyde Park (9-min walk), along with Kensington Palace (10-min walk) and Royal Albert Hall (0.8 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 1,586 reviews

Good 6.0
A little disappointed
The reception staff were great , friendly and helpful . The bar/restaurant staff either didn’t listen or had a language barrier. The rooms Aircon didn’t work properly and the mattress on our bed was old and when I sat on it I went through to the base. The bar closed at midnight on the Friday and 2300 hours on the Saturday, there were lots of people wanting drinks but couldn’t get them. I always thought hotel bars stayed open to its guests as long as the guests were there. Disappointing. .
Kevin, gb1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Handy location
The hotel is in a fab location. The staff were ok. The bed in my room was old and the mattress did not support your body or give a good nights sleep either. Over 20 people wanted serving at the hotel bar Saturday night only to find that the bar closed at 11pm. Very disappointed
Kevin, gb2 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Great place to stay
Lovely warm welcome, comfortable room and good breakfast. Great check out. Charming and helpful staff. Well placed with taxi rank right outside and tube station round the corner. Easy access to everything and a beautiful view of the park. What More can I say.
Deborah, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great location
Great location , right opposite Hyde Park , tube stations within five minutes of hotel ,
David, gb3 night trip
Fair 4.0
Thistle CEO need to be fired.
This was a sad experience of another London hotel that lacks everything and is over rated. I cannot believe they class this as a 4* star, I would of given it a 2 1/2 star. This is not the staffs fault, they were as accommodating as they could with the cards they have dealt with but the Thistle brand and management need to look at themselves and realize that basis amenities, conjoining doors to paper thin rooms with a low ceiling is not four star. A poor breakfast that London hotels seem to call ‘Continental’ is not worth the price. Having a petroleum station that sits below a hotel is a health hazard, a side entrance for a reception must be hard for those not familiar with the country is weird. The rooms are small, dingy and dated and you can hear every conversation in opposing rooms. Being from England I am so tired of overpriced and over rated London hotels that are run by poor management and have an overall lack of care and service is something we have come to expect but this does not exist in other cities. There is no complaint of the actual staff as they did the best they could. The best part of this hotel is the view of Hyde Park but given the paper thin walls next time I might as well stay in a tent in Hyde Park. After being on a trip in three different countries my own country continues to disappoint with a lack of care, lack of effort and overpriced. Will never ever stay in a Thistle again and I suggest the CEO is fired and they build their brand from the start.
us2 night family trip
Good 6.0
Not a 4 star hotel
Big complaint is no gym which one would normally expect in a 4 star hotel. Lifts are cramped, corridors are like tunnels, but the room size was adequate and clean. Large comfortable bed. Did not use restaurant or bar. Great location with very easy access to public transport.
Alan, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very nice
Lovely place to stay would definitely recommend
Joshua, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Family Weekend
Glenys, gb2 night family trip
Poor 2.0
Locked out of my room
I was locked out my room for 4 hours. The mainentenance staff needed to come back in from home to try and get me in the romom I was not offered a full refund for the stay despite missing 4 hours of an awards dinner
gb1 night business trip

Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens, London, United Kingdom

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