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Thistle East Midlands Airport

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   East Midlands International Airport, Castle Donington DE74 2SH, England
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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157 reviews 157 reviews
42 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed my overnight stay. Free car parking, Free WiFi, I received an upgrade on arrival into room 78. It was very comfortable, a bit of a walk but that is easy on the ground floor level. Hot drinks and biscuits, nice toiletries. There was little noise, everywhere was spotless. I am a toilet roll freak and it was lovely... More

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend. Decent room and the breakfast was great but the problem we had was with the reception. We paid for our stay in full, on line when we booked. On arrival at the hotel we registered at reception and were instructed to insert our credit card into their payment machine.....we thought, OK... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For me this hotel cannot compete with other airport hotels close by. The hotel would benefit from refurbishment to bring it up to date and maintain its 4* status. Bedrooms feel tired and we're not as clean as they should be. Care should be taken to vacuum the edges where carpet meets the skirting and in the corners thick dust... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here overnight on 3 Sep before flying abroad. The staff at this hotel are everything hotel staff should be, but rarely are. From reception at check-in to check-out the following morning we were treated as really valued customers. The bar staff were very efficient when serving drinks and food and they were extremely pleasant at... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did the park and stay before a ridiculously early flight out. The room was handy on the ground floor but smelt a little musty ( perhaps a water leak sometime before ?) The staff were very welcoming and informative. Enjoyed a nice meal in the restaurant then sat outside watching people come and go. Nice alarm call and easy checkout... More

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27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night on business in September. I had an exceptionally large room with a double bed (No 38) on the ground floor. The room was air conditioned & had tea & coffee facilities. Despite being on the airport site & only 5 minutes walk to the terminal, I didn't hear any aircraft noise. Free Wi-fi connection was excellent.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed at the hotel for 1 night as we were flying next day hotel room was lovely we had evening meal which was awful my friends was chicken curry she said was ok Ihad sirloin steak which cost me £19 all but 5p it was the smallest piece of steak I have ever seen for the price it was chewy... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight before catching early morning plane. The room was clean and functional, breakfast delivered promptly to room at 4.30 am. It was surprisingly quiet, I expected to be kept awake. Reception staff and bar staff very helpful & friendly, also the parking attendant. The only downside was that the drain in the bathroom smelt but pushing the plug down... More

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Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were flying from East Midlands hotel and booked the thistle for the night as we had a early flight,we also left our car there for the week we used the pool , sauna, steam room etc, staff were very friendly and the room was spot on, no hassle on check in or check out, will definatly use this hotel... More

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Ironbridge Gorge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food predictable and over priced but location is awesome so not a real turnoff as the rest of the hotel experience is great. But why do Thistle think it is acceptable for their guests to have to walk through a barrage of smokers to get to reception, Brands Hatch thistle is exactly the same. Yuk

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Address: East Midlands International Airport, Castle Donington DE74 2SH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Castle Donington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle East Midlands Airport 4*
Number of rooms: 164
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