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Thistle City Barbican

3.0 of 5
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120 Central Street | Clerkenwell, London EC1V 8DS, England
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Ranked #609 of 1,050 Hotels in London
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    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel perfectly fine,but the car/taxi service they are using is horrific! The driver did not turn up on time although this was booked the day before (in fact he was over 30min late) and had to take me to Heathrow.! He was extremely rude and became really aggressive and aggregated after I didn't see a badge and asked for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good Hotel, with an excellent service at the recepton and the whole service personal as well. Small, but clean rooms. For me the location was excellent, nice pubs round the corner and the infrastructure is ok. The breakfast is excellent with a wide choice for every taste, even here good service and always friendly, even under busy circumstances. I have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Check in was friendly - however I had booked a double room and was given a twin which wasn't great. The room I was in was in the building across from the main hotel and the lifts were constantly out of order. My room was a good size, but desperately in need of an update. The bathroom was grubby and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Super friendly and helpful staff, very good location. Great spa facilities. Nice clean and fully kited out rooms. Good restaurant. And surprisingly not London like prices. Very very pleased. Perfect for bussines or weekend getaway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on Friday 15/05/2015 to 16/05/2015. Staff were terrific the room was really comfortable and the food was great too....a nice walk to The Barbican and St Paul,s and the financial district of London....all in all a really nice hotel and I would certainly recommend it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a shambles of a hotel. I have been here two nights and have been unimpressed with everything apart from the lifts! Despite having a room rate that includes dinner I was told in front of many other guests that "you have no credit, you need to pay now" when trying to sign my check for food and drinks at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

READ THIS REVIEW - don't listen to the bad ones!!! My friend and I spent ages looking for an overnight stay somewhere nice. We saw reviews for this hotel and they were so bad we said not a chance! Then we decided to go for a secret hotel where all you know is the price and not the hotel. Anyway... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually a business hotel, this is really well placed for North/East London and a good spot for the weekend when prices are reasonable. Rooms are a reasonable size and facilities pretty good. Walking distance to Clerkenwell, St Pauls and the area around Kings Cross. Pool a little small and if there are a few people in then it feels cramped... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights for work early May, on check in I was very optimistic as reception and the restaurant are both quite modern however the rooms are not ,other than the much larger than needed TV on the wall, everything was 1980's wooden and the bathroom was so small you couldn't get in and close the door... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly Ive read some bad reviews regarding this hotel, but as I sit here in my room on the 5th floor I can honestly say I have nothing to complain about regarding the hotel and its services. I have a premier room overlooking a building site but hey this area is under development so its to be expected but saying... More 

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