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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Mansfield, Notts
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is primarily a hotel catering for the corparate market and for those flying from the adjacent airport. It seems to do this very well and efiiciently from what we could see. However we stayed as part of a deal to visit Twycross Zoo some 20 minutes away from the hotel. Check in was quick and friendly but disappointed not... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 1 night in preperation for an early flight to Dublin, on arrival the car park was full, so had to park on a grassed area which was cramped and was very difficult to get out of the following morning. The car park attendant was extremely helpful unlike the reception staff who were not very pleasant. The rooms... More

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from an overnight stay at Thistle - East Midlands Airport. We have sprayed here several time because it is close to my husbands parents. However I think this time will be our last. My husband is a Gold Signature Member, it's the reward system Thistle run in order to reward frequent staying guests. As part of... More

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Morecambe, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed her 1 night as part of a Groupon Deal with Twycross Zoo. We are a family of 2 adults and 3 children ( 6 and under). I found the staff to be very helpful and pleasant. The rooms and hotel were very clean. They don't do family rooms so we had 2 rooms with an adjoining door, which... More

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

stayed here as part of stay and fly parking deal,nice hotel, big carpark, car is left on site not driven elsewear was upgraded to an executive on arrival huge bed, check in smooth and easy bar area nice and quite large we had a pizza and haddock and chips both were very nice! beer a little pricey! but was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We, as a family had a lovely stay at the thistle. The rooms were fab, spacious and clean. The staff were brilliant right from my initial phone call to check availability all the way through to check out. I would definetly stay again

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant hotel. Very clean, great facilities and very friendly staff. Perfect for early morning flights as you can walk to the airport in about 5 minutes. No hanging around for pck ups on your return.

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel needs a lot of work. (1) Signage from the terminal - for what is claimed to be "the" airport hotel - is appalling. I had to ask two people and recharge my pay-as-you-go data account and play with my GPS on my tablet at 11pm at night before I found it. The trek to it from the airport... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great nights sleep saves all that dashing to the airport at 2 in the morning only downside no breakfast until quite late in the morning good parking really near the airport very stress free. A good bus service to the jet plus car parks once again saved getting on holiday worn out

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently planned a holiday in France from east midlands airport , due to the early flight we planned to stay as close as possible the night before and also looked for car parking for a week . It was fantastic to find the deal been done by the thistle hotel . We got a room for the night and... 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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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
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Castle Donington #4 Family Hotel in Castle Donington #4 Business 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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