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The Kingsley Hotel is located at the heart of intellectual, historic and fashion-conscious Bloomsbury
This 4-Star hotel with 129 bedrooms is well located in the heart of London between Holborn and Tottenham Court Road Underground stations on New Oxford Street.
Holborn station (0.3 miles from the hotel) is on the Piccadilly Line and the Central Line. Tottenham Court Road station is an interchange between the Central Line and the Charing Cross Branch of the Northern Line. Both are in Travelcard Zone 1.
If you arrive by plane at Heathrow Airport, you can catch the Piccadilly Line directly into Central London. The hotel is a 10-minute taxi ride or short tube ride from London King’s Cross/St Pancras and Euston mainline stations, which are 1.1 miles away. The Eurostar stops at St Pancras International. The area is inside the London Congestion Charge Zone for cars and parking is available nearby at an additional cost.
Recently refurbished, this classic Edwardian hotel is named after author Charles Kingsley and was once home to author EM Forster, both members of the famous Bloomsbury Group of thinkers, writers and artists.
The Kingsley is well located for exploring the Bloomsbury area and is also ideal for visiting many London attractions. The British Museum is just 0.1 mile from the hotel, Sir John Soane's Museum is 0.5 miles away and the Cartoon Museum is just a few hundred feet from the doorstep. Covent Garden is 0.5 miles south and is the home of the Royal Opera House.
It has a popular market as well as many elegant buildings, theatres and entertainment facilities, including the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the London Transport Museum. Other places of interest close to the hotel include Oxford Street (0.3 miles), Lincoln’s Inn Fields (0.4 miles) and University College London Hospital (0.5 miles).
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge
With 129 bedrooms, including deluxe and executive rooms and suites, the guest rooms at The Kingsley are comfortably furnished, air-conditioned, have en-suite facilities and BT Openzone wireless broadband access. The décor is modern and stylish.
Other facilities in guest rooms include coffee and tea-making equipment, flat screen LCD TVs with Freeview channels, direct dial telephones, radio, room safe large enough to hold a laptop, work desk, complimentary toiletries, hairdryer, iron and ironing board. There is also 24-hour room service.
To celebrate the literary heritage of the building, the hotel has a residents’ library, with a series of classics from the early 20th century that guests can have delivered to their rooms. Special reading pillows are available on request.
For dining, the Kingsley Two Brasserie restaurant offers a range of British and European dishes and has an extensive wine list. The bar and lounge serve a wide range of drinks, snacks and light meals in informal surroundings.
Facilities at a glance:
Coffee and Tea Making Facilities
Direct Dial Telephone
Flat Screen LCD TV with Freeview
Iron & Ironing Board
Room Safe to fit Laptop
24 Hour Room Service