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Thistle Middlesbrough

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Fry Street, Middlesbrough TS1 1JH, England
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Ranked #2 of 10 hotels in Middlesbrough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have to admit I was a little downhearted when our taxi pulled up outside this hotel - from the outside it looks pretty dreary, however...... The staff are some of the friendliest and most helpful I have expereienced and the breakfast was awesome! The rooms were ok - a little small and a bit dusty but generally pretty comfortable.... More

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Rhos-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i have stayed at the Thistle Middlesbrough on many occasions and always find it a pleasant experiance. We are now Thistle Signature members and shall be staying at this hotel in the very near future and, would recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to stay in Middlesbrough.

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DR0b1, General Manager at Thistle Middlesbrough, responded to this review

Dear Baggins526, Thank you for posting your comments and your recommendation for others to stay with us, I am pleased that you and your wife enjoyed your visit. As you are aware the Signature loyalty scheme has recently been updated and offers a wider selection of benefits to our regular guests and I am pleased that you will be able... More

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were good, pool was nice, didn't have time to use the gym so I cannot comment on that, food was excellent maybe a tad overpriced but I enjoyed it. The only down point was the fact they charge for parking. However I fully recommend this hotel.

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DR0b1, General Manager at Thistle Middlesbrough, responded to this review

Dear Mark B, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit and found the food to be excellent. I appreciate your comments regarding car parking, all town / city centre hotels do charge for this facility and the £4.00 overnight fee in Middlesbrough is inexpensive... More

wolverhampton
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting my father in Middlesbrough and of all the hotels in the area this, surprisingly came out with the best reviews. A little difficult to find the road in but the friendliness of the welcome soon made up for any frustration. The receptionist took pleasure in welcoming us to the hotel and was anxious that we know the... More

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DR0b1, General Manager at Thistle Middlesbrough, responded to this review

Dear fossieWolverhampton, Thank you for adding your review to Trip Advisor, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and found our team to be friendly and helpful throughout your stay with us. I have shared your positive comments regarding your breakfast experience with our breakfast team. I look forward to you returning soon. The bedroom you describe is one of... More

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night whilst up in t’ North for business. The hotel was very clean and well presented, and the reception staff were friendly and inviting. The room was nice, and no problems with cleanliness of bathroom facilities. The buffet breakfast in the morning was similar to what you’d get in most hotels, with a large selection of... More

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DR0b1, General Manager at Thistle Middlesbrough, responded to this review

Dear MJA2. Thank you for taking time to provide feedback following your recent visit to Thistle Middlesbrough I was very pleased to learn that you had an enjoyable stay with us. I am pleased that you found our reception colleagues to be friendly and that you enjoyed the quality of our breakfast. We do have a great team at the... More

Doha, Qatar
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here several times for the short stay of 1-3 nights but this visit we stayed for nearly one week. We experienced great consistency with the staff ( we saw many change of shifts) everyone with friendly, helpful and intent on giving their guests a great experience. The hotel is not plush by any means but it is... More

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DR0b1, General Manager at Thistle Middlesbrough, responded to this review

Dear Robin C. Thank you for providing me with your comments following your visit to Thistle Middlesbrough. I am delighted that you chose to stay with us when you visited the town and that you enjoyed the quality of our food, customer service, and cleanliness of the property. The hotel team go out of their way to look after our... More

tyne and wear
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Myself and my wife stayed overnight at the Thistle, Middlesbrough as we were attending an event. We were greeted at reception by a friendly receptionist who informed us of everything we needed to know, including the facilities available. We made our way to our room ourselves (not really a problem) to our deluxe double room which was clean, nicely furnished... More

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DR0b1, General Manager at Thistle Middlesbrough, responded to this review

Dear daz_79, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit and you felt you were well looked after by all of the team. Thank you for your positive comments regarding the quality and cleanliness of your bedroom, all of our deluxe bedrooms have air conditioning... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My overall expectations for this hotel weren't that high as the website paints it to be distinctly average. However, the staff were exceptionally friendly, and the hotel really quite lovely, as well as conveniently situated near the town centre and train station. The rooms were dead quiet, clean and nice enough. My weekend business trip highlight was a last minute... More

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DR0b1, General Manager at Thistle Middlesbrough, responded to this review

Dear JosieJosieJo, Thank you for placing a review on Trip Advisor following your recent business stay. I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit and felt that the team were exceptionally friendly. I really appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback and will pass your comments on to all of our team and the Manager of The Beauty Rooms... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This hotel will never be one that you will remember in years to come but you will return if you stay in Middlesbrough because of the friendly and helpful staff. An uninspiring look on the outside but clean and plenty of facilities on the inside. Wifi free, fast and easy to connect without a charge. Note Hilton chain! Food good... More

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DR0b1, General Manager at Thistle Middlesbrough, responded to this review

Dear Colin W, Thank you very much for providing feedback following your recent visit and recommending the hotel to other travellers visiting the Middlesbrough area. I acknowledge that we do not have the prettiest building externally however we continue to invest internally to offer the best facilities we can for our guests. We have recently completed the refurbishment of two... More

Kirkham
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed here several times on business. Staff are very welcoming and try to ensure that the stay is as easy and as accommodating as possible. Restaurant staff want to please and the food is better than most hotels for the price. Breakfast chefs spot on. Didn't use the pool as there were too many children and it doesn't look as... More

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DR0b1, General Manager at Thistle Middlesbrough, responded to this review

Dear KarenKirkham, Thank you for taking the time to provide your comments following your stay, I am delighted to read that you found the team to be welcoming and accommodating and enjoyed the quality of food in our restaurant. I am sorry that you were disturbed by traffic noise and I have asked our Maintenance Department to check the window... More

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Address: Fry Street, Middlesbrough TS1 1JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Middlesbrough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Middlesbrough 4*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Thistle Middlesbrough is the region’s largest and best hotel, with Newcastle, Harrogate and York all within an hour’s drive. But it's also a great base from which you can discover the Tees Valley, the North York Moors and the spectacular East Coast. One million pounds has recently been spent on the refurbishment of the hotel, including 3 floors of Deluxe and Executive bedrooms, the Otium Health & Leisure Club and the spectacular Cleveland Suite. ... more   less 
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