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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

4.0 of 5 Whitcomb Street, Trafalgar Square, London WC2H 7HG, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

We had a great day here with wonderful staff and service. Price was quite high but this was probably because the hotel is so central. Superb view from out 6th floor bedroom. Room rather small, difficult for two people getting ready to go out. Lovely shower with plenty of hot water.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came from Manchester for the Brit Awards with my company.. Desk service first rate,pleasant and very helpful...room was ready earlier than expected... Got up to room ,fresh smell greets you as you enter and never seen a bigger bed ..awesome!! .. Cleanliness of a high standard and had all the necessary things I needed ... Brits was amazing got back... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel in the middle of London next to Trafalgar Square. 2 minute walk to Leicester Square and max. 5 minutes to Soho, Chinatown and Covent Garden. Close to Picadilly Circus and Oxford St. as well which is perfect if you like shopping. There are also many tube stations nearby, Charing Cross and Embankment for instance, which makes getting around... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location for exploring London with Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, Chinatown and Soho on your doorstep! I... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here on valentines days with my partner and the hotel was absolutely brilliant. Just off of lecister square, and even though our room was next to the road, it was so quiet! When we arrived, we was offered cookies and Buck's Fizz that both looked lovely, check in was very quick! Our room was lovely and cosy and... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, particularly the breakfast! I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager Thistle Trafalgar Hotel paul.knightley@thistle.co.uk More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the best hotels I have stayed in its right in the centre of London close to everything. The staff are excellent very friendly and extremely helpful. We stayed for a couple of nights on the 12th feb for my 65th birthday my wife booked the hotel as a surprise. When we got there the hotel had... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, particularly the breakfast! I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager Thistle Trafalgar Hotel paul.knightley@thistle.co.uk More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived at the hotel and was greeted by lovely staff, we had booked standard double but we got told that we had been upgraded to a suite! The room was lovely, spacious and clean, was a shame we had only booked one night. Breakfast the next morning was included which had a range from continental to cooked breakfast. I would... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the team looked after you. I was also pleased to read that you enjoyed breakfast as this is something we have been working on improving over the past few... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location, amazing staff and nice rooms. The rooms are large (EU standard) and are very fresh looking. Close to everything you can imagine like Leicester square, Soho, Piccadilly Circus, Chinatown, Covent Garden and a 15 minute walk to Westminster and Oxford street. Easy check in and very friendly staff that helped us a lot. You can't beat this hotel... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location for exploring London with Leicester Square, Soho, Piccadilly Circus and Chinatown just minutes away.... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
53 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A while ago I would have gone out of my way to avoid a Thistle hotel, but having recently stayed here and the one in holborn, I would happily use them again. The greeting at check in was very warm and the service at breakfast was attentive. My room was small, but fine for one person for one night. If... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location, next to the National Gallery and with Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square just minutes... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed one night (Friday) as we were going to a concert in St Marin in he Fields, which was just around the corner. £140 for 2 B&B in central London!! Room had a huge double bed, excellent fast WiFi, super shower and everything spotlessly clean. Breakfast was fine in a small breakfast room and all hot food was brought out... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, particularly the breakfast! I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager Thistle Trafalgar Hotel paul.knightley@thistle.co.uk More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Close to Leicester square in a very quiet street. Within walking distance one can find restaurants, bars, cafe, shopping, transportation, museums. Rooms are clean and modern. Nice breakfast. Next to National Gallery.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, particularly the breakfast! I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Knightley General Manager Thistle Trafalgar Hotel paul.knightley@thistle.co.uk More 

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Address: Whitcomb Street, Trafalgar Square, London WC2H 7HG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar 4*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
The Royal Trafalgar, London Hotel London
Royal Trafalgar By Thistle London
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar London, England
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#105 Luxury Hotel in London
#107 Business Hotel in London
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