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With the mounting excitement of Rio Olympics, London has fallen head over heels for all things South American. Boozy bars are mixing up some tipsy treats (thank you Rio!) and open screening of the Olympics are being held all over the city! So get ready for the best exotic cocktails in town whilst enjoying the fan fare of the 2016 Olympics!

How to experience Rio fever:

  • We've found some of the best bars to get tipsy on Rio inspired cocktails; right here in our capital, Saúde!
  • Hang out & soak up the atmosphere from Brazil’s capital as the games unfold on some of the best big screens in London
  • The fun doesn't stop there - make your own Brazilian cocktail when you get home with these 'how to guides'

Your Great Little Break includes:

  • Overnight stay at Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel
  • Insider London Quirky Walking Tour
  • Full English breakfast

More about your Quirky Walking Tour:

Insider London's Quirky London Tour is an alternative guided walking tour that will introduce you to the rare, eccentric, comical, and just plain quirky facts about London. Your Insider guide will illuminate London's many oddities and curiosities, revealing quirky facts and strange stories that you won't find listed in the average guide book. Please note the walking tour runs Friday to Monday commencing at 11am.

Availability: All week until 16th September 2016

With stunning views across Hyde Park, and just minutes from Oxford Street and Paddington station, Thistle Kensington Gardens has the best of London right on the doorstep. This modern, recently refurbished 4 star hotel is close to Kensington Palace, and the famous Gardens that give us our name.

Plus London Paddington mainline station is only a 10 minute walk away, and there are 2 underground stations even closer. 

With the best of London's attractions just minutes away, the newly refurbished Brasserie and bar is perfectly placed for a light meal during the day, drinks after work or dinner before a show. The Brasserie is open right through the day - and if you’re starting early, or staying up late, a full room service menu is on offer around the clock.

Further Information


Check-In: 14:00pm

Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
The hotel has car parking available at an additional charge, please contact the hotel to arrange your car parking.
This hotel is located in the Congestion Charge Zone. Daily charge is £8 per vehicle.


Kensington Gardens
Lancaster Gate
Kensington Palace
Paddington (Circle & Bakerloo)
Paddington Station
Paddington (H&C)
Notting Hill Gate
Royal Oak


By Road

From M1 follow A5 to Central London. At Marble Arch roundabout take 4th Exit to Bayswater Road. Follow signs to Nottinghill Gate (A402), continue past Lancaster Gate underground. Take 4th right into Porchester Terrace, hotel on left. 

By Air
Nearest Airport - London City: 11.8 miles

By Rail
Nearest Station - Queensway: 0.1 miles
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • TV
  • Telephone
  • Room Service (not 24 hour)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Parking (Charges may Apply)
  • Packed Lunches
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Iron / Ironing Board
Customer Reviews
Overall Rating 3.57142857142857
based on 7 reviews.
Customer Rating: Mr Stemp, Bury St. Edmunds Rooms are not sound proof as stated. Don't expect a lay in with the noise. Otherwise a great stay, especially with the good location.

Customer Rating: Mr Adams, Coventry

Customer Rating: Mr Estelle, Warlingham Good price on a deal.

Customer Rating: Mrs Parsley, Norwich

Customer Rating: Mrs Bridge, Solihull Super staff upgraded us to larger room lovely staff in bar restaurant and gave us ideas and help with sorting itinerary. excellent breakfast rooms spotless!

Customer Rating: Mr Newman, Birmingham Room was very nice however you could hear the road outside

Customer Rating: Mr Gibson, Worcester Good location. Hotel modern and very clean. Perfect for business but a little functional for non business. Room a little small for a longer stay. Overall very good.

86% of our customers would go back

GLB Approved
GLB approved

One of our team has been to this hotel and we are pleased to say it meets our high standards.

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