Hotel Thistle Kensington Gardens

4 Stars

  104 Bayswater Road - W2 3HL - London, United Kingdom View Map
Area: Kensington / South Kensington / Chelsea / Fulham

From 124.00 €(?) Book

Thistle Kensington Gardens offers its guest’s a range of facilities to help them enjoy their stay, whatever the reason. We have 62 car spaces on-site at an additional charge, and all guest can keep up to date with work or search the internet from anywhere within the hotel thanks to BT Openzone.
Located on Bayswater Road near Hyde Park and near Paddington, the 4 star Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel is ideally located for business or leisure travel. If you are attending an event in Hyde Park or simply strolling Kensington Gardens near Kensington Palace, Thistle Kensington Gardens is the ideal hotel - affordable luxury room rates from Thistle! click for previous image click for next image Thistle Kensington Gardens Located on Bayswater Road near Hyde Park and near Paddington, the 4 star Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel is ideally located for business or leisure travel. If you are attending an event in Hyde Park or simply strolling Kensington Gardens near Kensington Palace, Thistle Kensington Gardens is the ideal hotel - affordable luxury room rates from Thistle! Located in Kensington Gardens near Hyde Park, Thistle Kensington Gardens is one of the rare four star hotels in London that can boast royal neighbours. In fact, the “house next door” to Thistle Kensington Gardens hotel is Kensington Palace, former out-of-town retreat of William III, birthplace of Queen Victoria and, more recently, home of Diana, Princess of Wales. Thistle Kensington Gardens is located on Bayswater Road near Notting Hill. For out-of-town guests, we are located near Paddington Station, home of the Heathrow Express rail service from Heathrow airport. Queensway Underground Station is a few minutes walk from the Hotel and is also near Edgware Road. Across the road are the Kensington gardens from which we take our name. These gardens were the pet project of Queen Anne. And from many of our recently refurbished bedrooms, including 37 Executive rooms, you’ll enjoy superb views over her magnificent creation. London traffic wardens are notoriously diligent, so you’ll be glad to learn we have on-site car parking available at a modest additional charge. For your Hyde Park business meetings or special events in Notting Hill, Thistle Kensington Gardens can accommodate 45 people theatre style in the largest of our four meeting rooms, making us a popular meeting and special events venue. For intimate weddings, Thistle Kensington Gardens has the perfect setting for the elegant London wedding reception with a backdrop of Hyde Park, the Kensington Palace and Gardens. And there’s no shortage of things to do, with London’s bustling West End nearby just a short cab, bus or tube ride away, or a 15 minute walk.

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For your Kensington meetings and special events, Thistle Kensington Gardens has meetings and events room hire suitable for all kinds of special events in the Hyde Park and Kensington or Notting Hill areas. Perfect for board meetings, off-site training sessions, product launches and corporate special events, the largest event room at Thistle Kensington Gardens accommodates seating up to 45 theatre style. Each of the event hire rooms at Thistle Kensington Gardens can be configured to fit your meeting needs. Thistle Kensington Gardens is conveniently located near Hyde Park with easy transportation access to Heathrow Express, nearby Paddington, and Paddington and Victoria Stations. Parking for 62 cars is available on site at an additional charge. We have 4 meeting rooms, all air-conditioned and offering plenty of natural light to create a comfortable, productive environment. Our Kensington Gardens special events packages offer a full range of food and drink during your time with us, including an expanded range of healthy options. Arrival drinks, elevenses, buffet lunches and afternoon tea can be served in your meeting room; you may also choose to use our Restaurant and Lounge bar. Please talk to our dedicated Meetings & Events team who are here to help you put together a package to suit your exact requirements, and provide practical assistance from start to finish. Thistle Kensington Gardens - affordable luxury accommodation rates and values and the finest service in meeting hire rooms and special events venues.


To find the Hotel near Kensington Palace and near Hyde Park, Thistle Kensington Gardens provides directions below. The Hotel is situated on Bayswater Road near Notting Hill and Notting Hill Gate, right near the Queensway Underground Station. Out-of-town guests arriving at Heathrow Airport can take the Heathrow Express to nearby Paddington Station - the Hotel is only minutes away by cab. For Hotel guests and visitors arriving by car, on-site parking is available. Visiting nearby Royal Albert Hall? Thistle Kensington Gardens is only minutes away and a perfect base for your weekend breaks exploring London's West End.


Whether you’re with us for business, a well-earned break or a big occasion, travelling light or with the whole family in tow, we have everything you need for a relaxing, comfortable stay. You can choose a Standard, Deluxe or Executive room, depending on your needs and budget. Some of our rooms have been recently refurbished with a more contemporary colour palette, complemented by bold, vibrant fabrics, giving them a more informal, spacious and welcoming feel: BT Openzone wireless broadband is also available in your room. And if you need an Accessible or Family room, with have them too.


At Thistle Kensington Gardens you have the option to dine right through the day and on into the night. Modern, relaxed and with lots of natural daylight, our Restaurant has an enticing menu featuring modern British and European dishes, complemented by an extensive wine list. Meanwhile, our Lounge Bar serves a wide range of drinks and snacks in informal surroundings – perfect between meetings, after work or before dinner. And if you’re starting early, or staying up late, our full room service menu means you can always get hold of a drink, snack or light meal, even out of hours.

Hotel facilities

  •  Car Parking
  •  Non smoking rooms
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Lifts 3
  •  Conference rooms 4
  •  Disabled Facilities
  •  Check-in at From 14:30
  •  Lobby Size MD
  •  Laundry Service
  •  Authorized coach parking
  •  Projector available
  •  Meeting room
  •  Baby sitting
  •  Voltage 240
  •  Single rooms 48
  •  Twin rooms 41
  •  Double rooms 81
  •  Triple rooms 5

The Hotel Thistle Kensington Gardens is perfect for who wants to travel by car. The accommodation is with air conditioning. The property is fully equipped with a conference room. The Hotel Thistle Kensington Gardens offers disabled facilities. The Hotel Thistle Kensington Gardens offers a laundry service. The hotel is ideal for both large and small groups wishing to saty there. There is a projector available for the use in meetings. The hotel offers business facilities. The hotel is ideal for families with small children.

The hotel provides either its own car park or a nearby one with a special agreement; being not included in the room price, for a paid parking the payment have to be carried out directly on the spot.

Rooms facilities

  •  Television
  •  Direct Dial Telephone
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Mini Bar
  •  Hairdryer
  •  High Speed Modem
  •  Safe Box
  •  Satellite TV
  •  Trouser Press
  •  Alarm Clock
  •  Radio
  •  Movies

The Hotel Thistle Kensington Gardens offers the use of a TV in the rooms. Accommodation has direct dial telephone in all rooms. The Hotel Thistle Kensington Gardens offers a minibar service. The Hotel Thistle Kensington Gardens rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. The hotel rooms offers high-speed Internet service. Accommodation has a safe in all the rooms. The hotel offers its guests the use of an pants iron (trouser press) . The hotel offers a wake up service for guests. The accommodation offers a radio service for its guests. The Hotel Thistle Kensington Gardens offers a movie service.

 Public transport

  • Airport: LHR
  • Time to the Airport: 50 MIN
  • Railway Station: PADDINGTON
  • Time to the Railway Station: 10 MIN
  • Underground: QUEENSWAY
  • Time to the Subway: 2 MIN
  • Distance from the airport: 27 KM
  • Fair site: EARLS COURT
  • Distance from Railway Station: 2 KM
  • Time to the bus stop: 1 MIN

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