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Thistle City Barbican

3.0 of 5 120 Central Street | Clerkenwell, London EC1V 8DS, England
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    3 of 5 stars
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Bathurst, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Luckily we found this hotel having a wonderful discount. We had a smallish but quiet room but the breakfast which was included in the deal was truly magnificent and more than made up for the room. Reception was friendly and helpful finding maps for us. While the hotel was not very close to tube stations we enjoyed the ten minute... More 

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jane h, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear Judith Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of your recent stay with us . I am really pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and the facilities we offer . we appreciate your feedback and hope we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back to the hotel on a future occasion .... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here as part one of journey to Europe. The breakfast was amazing and definitely worth it. They have a variety selections of fruit and yogurt and cereal plus two types of eggs, sausages, bacon, potatoes, salmon, cheeses, deli meats, croissants, chocolate croissants, nutella, peanut butter, jelly, toast, etc. The rooms were clean and comfortable, spacious. The front desk... More 

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jane h, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for writing a lovely review on your recent stay with us . We were really pleased you enjoyed your time with us We appreciate your feedback and hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back on a future occasion . Best wishes Jane and team More 

Birmingham
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me & my husband stayed here on Saturday night for his birthday. I read the reviews before we went & emailed the hotel due to it being my husband's birthday & asked if we could have a nice refurbished room & received a reply from Sukh the relations manager to stay if availability he would certainly be able to accommodate... More 

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jane h, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear Ivory Thank you for writing such a lovely review of your recent stay with us. I was very pleased to read that we were able to make your time with us special. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back on a future occasion Best wishes Jane and team More 

Swanton, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a fabulous stay, excellent location, great breakfast and super concierge, Willard, this is the place for you! We could not be more pleased. When in doubt, Willard will help you out to find exactly where you want to go and do. He will even make the arrangements.

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jane h, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for writing such a lovely review of your recent stay with us . I was so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the hospitality shown by Willard . Please be assured that I will share your review with Willard and the team . We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fine for a one night crash pad. Tiny room with tired decor in the annexed part of the hotel. Seems consistent with other London thistle hotels - over promises on quality and in reality a bit shabby. Got the room for £69 though so can't moan about the value, and at the end of the day you get what you... More 

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jane h, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear Rob Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the hotel . I was very pleased to read that you felt the room was value for money . Our single rooms are small but have everything needed for a comfortable night stay and we do price accordingly , in line with demand and hotels in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stay here every week with my daughter. I find the service fantastic. The staff are really kind and will do anything to sort out any problem. Sometimes there have been issues with my room, due to the need for refurbishment, but this has ALWAYS been addressed and a new room allocated! I have a delightful Thistle customer care contact... More 

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jane h, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for writing such a lovely review about your time in the hotel . I was so pleased to read that our team goes out of their way to make you and your daughter comfortable. We really appreciate your feedback which will be shared with the team , as it really motivates us to continually try to... More 

Lichfield, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
82 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay at this hotel and on both occasions I was lucky enough to stay in a deluxe room. I suspect the differing opinions of reviewers reflect the difference between standard and upgraded rooms. My room was clean and comfortable and plenty big enough but not overly spacious. I did have a good night's sleep, fortunately my... More 

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Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the hotel . I was very pleased to read that you found your room comfortable and enjoyed the leisure facilities. Our swimming pool is closed for swimming lessons on Monday , Wednesday and Friday morning from 8.30am until 12 which we do advertise on our website. I... More 

Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night with my daughter as we were going to the Olympia Horse Show. The room was very clean and tidy. All the staff were very friendly. The walls between my room and the room next door were very thin, and I could hear the person next door snoring! Not only that, but my window didn't... More 

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jane h, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear Olivia Thank you for writing a review of your recent stay with us . I was pleased to read that overall that you enjoyed your stay with us and especially the breakfast which really is very extensive . We appreciate your feedback and do hope we have the opportunity of welcoming you back on a future occasion . Best... More 

Cramlington, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife booked a 2 day break in London as a present for my 80th Birthday and chose the Barbican for a 2 night accommodation. Unknown to us our daughter phoned the Hotel to say I was eighty years old whilst we were there, On arrival we were allocated a very nice double room and on the day of my... More 

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Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your recent stay at the hotel . I was very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we were able to share in your very special birthday celebration . I will ensure that your comments in regards to the service... More 

Stafford, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent one night here as part of a theatre/hotel package. While further away from the Barbican than its name suggests, the hotel staff were most efficient, our double bedroom (with a vast and very comfortable bed) very good and the breakfast superb. Warmly recommended

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Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us . I was very pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit , especially the breakfast. We appreciate your feedback and hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back on a future occasion . Best wishes Jane and team More 

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Address: 120 Central Street | Clerkenwell, London EC1V 8DS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Thistle City Barbican 3*
Number of rooms: 463
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