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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

#122 of 1,054 Hotels in London
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Whitcomb Street, Trafalgar Square, London WC2H 7HG, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashbourne, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Staff at this hotel are top rate. The upgrade placed me in an excellent room. Super location. Breakfast arrangements are very acceptable and the check out smooth and friendly. A delight to walk out in the morning straight into Trafalgar Square.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, superbly situated in central London - ideal for West End, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, National Gallery, Thames, Westminster, Oxford Street. Efficient, polite and most helpful staff - especially the porters.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is very close to central london business district. Also it is just 100 from Trafalgar square, National Library, Very convinient walk to beckingham palace, London Eye and westminster (the big Ben etc). Excellent Place to Stay either on business trip or as tourist.... no travel cost practically once you are there.... lot of Indian resturants around

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are clean and perfect size. All staff are very helpful and friendly. Breakfast had a great selection. Excellent wifi and best of all location is just two seconds from Trafalgar square. Had no faults at all with this help.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to London and initially could not get a booking at this hotel. After weeks of scouring various websites We were delighted to be able to make a reservation for a family room for the dates we wanted. We were familiar with the area and knew we would be comfortable. Well we were not disappointed. From... More 

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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location for sightseeing in London with many tourist spots within walking distance. Being central allowed us to pop back to the hotel with our daughter through the day for a break. Helpful staff and good clean rooms.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful! clean and comfortable rooms. Quite close to many restaurants and pubs. It is a charming city with friendly people and very helpful. We walked near and far, took the Tube and just enjoyed the sights downtown. You must see the Globe theater!

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely perfect for a busy weekend in London! Diddy room, but well lit and immaculate. Such a comfy bed, a power shower that should be called a jet-wash, breakfast (included in price) fit for a king and staff that couldn't be more helpful! Finally, the location is SPECTACULAR. You're only around a 10 minute walk to Buckingham Palace, Big Ben,... 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 the Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location for Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Soho, Covent Garden plus a number... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived at this hotel unwell and requiring a doctor. The staff and manager could not have been more helpful and genuinely kind and caring. They organised a doctor and when I had to go to hospital they organised a taxi and charged it to my room. They checked up on me on my return. I was astounded at the... 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 the Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location for theatre land, Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square. I look forward to welcoming... More 

Belfast
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled as a party of 5 in early August and booked 2 rooms. Hotel is in a great location. Right at the back of the National Gallery. Rooms and food were excellent. Staff really do go the extra mile to make your stay more memorable. We went to see the show Wicked and when we came back to the... 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 the Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. For our best deals visit the special offers page... More 

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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