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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 reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed over the night before an early morning flight from east midlands airport. The package included parking at jet plus car parks, not the hotel car park, which would have been ideal as you can walk to the airport from the hotel, but the jet plus package was ok. Girl on reception was helpful and friendly, room was great, I... More

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Leek, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here last Satuday 12.07.14 to catch an early morning flight to the Costa del Sol. only paid 76 pounds for the room & 5 days parking = BARGAIN!! Check in was EXCELLENT 5 minute walk to the airport no taxis etc.seems as though a lot of pilots/captains stay here & you can see why. No noise what so ever... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed once again at the Thistle the night before our early morning flight to Crete. The check in was quick and the young lady at the desk was very polite. We booked this time with holiday extras as it was cheaper than with the hotel direct, but was given a letter with a 20% discount if I book my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on the night before our holiday as part of a package including parking. The hotel car park was huge and we parked up easily , we were allocated a room on the ground floor , the room was a little dated but ok and clean , unfortunately there was a terrible fusty smell from the carpet as... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 1 night here as part of a stay and park package. This hotel is closest to the airport so we chose it as we had a very early flight and didn't fancy messing about with a bus in the morning. It's around a 5 to 10 min walk to the terminal, it was raining when we went and we... More

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is now the fourth time that I have used here for business meetings and thought it time to share my thoughts. If you nedd to hire a meeting room in this area for a day then look no further than The Thistle. Booking is easy and efficiently handled. Thanks to Amanda Morris for her professionalism. Once on site if... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have previously used this hotel for accommodation & parking for holidays and business meetings. Yesterday I picked up my car after a weeks holiday and the location to the EMA airport was excellent. From landing to being on the M1 it only took 30 minutes. Apart from the location I have always found the facilities and staff at this... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night in July as I had a flight very early in the morning. Rooms was very quiet and comfortable but a bit old, internet connection was OK and free of charge, they have a gym and a swimming pool free of charge and breakfast was OK with not a lot of choice. Staff at reception... More

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

We stayed here on 5/7/2014 this was an excellent hotel staff were great couldn't do enough for you rooms were very clean and comfortable. The restaurant food was excellent very tasty and well presented I would recommend this hotel to everybody.

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Richard P, General Manager at Thistle East Midlands Airport, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank for your feedback on Trip Advisor, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Regards Richard Parker General Manager More

wisbech
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed overnight when returning to EMA on a late flight. When we checked in at 12.30AM, night receptionist quickly changed our room to a ground floor one when he saw my wifes' lack of mobility (we didn't realise there wasn't a lift). Really nice room, huge bed, although if you looked closely in the bathroom it looked a little tired.... More

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Dear Guest, thank you for your lovely post on Trip Advisor. We hope to welcome back very soon. Regards Richard Parker General Manager More

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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*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Castle Donington #3 Business Hotel in Castle Donington #4 Family Hotel in Castle Donington #5 Romantic Hotel in Castle Donington
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It is good to know we're the only Hotel on the Airport perimeter but sleep easy as we are set back from the runway! With 164 bedrooms including standard, executive and plenty of family rooms, all of which have air conditioning. There's fast & free Wi-Fi with plenty of secure onsite parking.A choice of relaxing dining options round the clock. Relax in our Otium Leisure Club.We are the closet 4 star hotel to Donington Park, near Alton Towers and accessible to Derby, Nottingham and Leicester with great Motorway and Rail access to all points of the UK. ... more   less 
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