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Luton, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best things about this hotel is attentive and helpful staff - and also a good nights sleep. This hotel meets those requirements It's in a great location and perfect for all of Londons great sights

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was at the Thistle due to a business meeting and unfortunately happen to be unwell. As a pregnant woman I could not have asked for better customer service. Sebastian and staff and were amazing in looking after me and providing me with somewhere to rest whilst I recovered. I was then provided with lunch even though lunch time had... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent meeting with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was pleased to read that the team looked after you and I hope you are feeling much better. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. For the best deals, including free breakfast, please... More 

Garstang, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed here in the past (but not for a few years) and had reasonable memories of the stay. When trying to book accomodation for a recent business trip the hotels I would normally use (in a different part of London) were all full and I was left looking for somewhere else. The Thistle came up in searches at a... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the location of the hotel is great with two underground stations within a 10 minute walk plus numberous bus routes... More 

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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here for a one night stay, has a good gym and swimming pool that for under £150 a night in the centre of London is good. Large and well organised throughout but a good 10 minute walk from nearest tube. Room was quite dated but with great views.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel has a number of facilities including 3 restaurants and bar plus a leisure club with swimming pool, sauna,... More 

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an enjoyable stay at this hotel. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was comfortable although warm as it lacked air - conditioning. A fan was provided but was a little noisy. The breakfasts were very good with plenty of choice. I would recommend this hotel to anyone and would certainly use it again.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I was also pleased that you enjoyed our breakfast offering as we feel that this is a great way to start the day!... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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71 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here one night Am trying to be fair here Checking ok Rooms - poor, very old fashion, small, very warm, no air on, open window and the noise from the pub across the street Rooms where clean To was from about 1970 Sound was poor as was selection of station The bar food - gave up 1 barman in... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was disapppointed to read that you did not enjoy your stay. Being new to the hotel I would be grateful if you could contact me directly so that I can investigate your feedback further. Kind regards, Paul Knightley, General Manager,... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The girl on the desk was only a trainee and I didn't get her name but she was incredible. Friendly, warming and kind. The hotel was great, my mum and me had a really lovely weekend. Would definitely stay here again 😆

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican 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 the best deals, including free breakfast, please visit... More 

Dodecanese islands
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I put a review on Trip Advisor earlier this year re the extremely small/old/rundown room. I contacted Thistle Hotel Barbican about one or two other things that had happened at the Hotel which I was not pleased with. They got back to me immediately, we have since sorted some of the problems out via email and telephone and they have... More 

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel earlier this year. I was disapppointed to read that you did not enjoy your stay, but was pleased that recent correspondance with the team has been more positive. Please let me know when you are planning on staying with us next and... More 

staffs, u.k.
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74 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this place fine for a one night stay. Despite other reviews, my room had both aircon and ceiling fan which worked very efficiently. Gym in the basement is a bit basic but again adequate . Good breakfast with helpful staff. Glad I wasn't actually paying for this myself but London prices are fairly eye watering.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel has a number of great facilities including a gym, pool, sauna as well as 3 restaurants/bars. I look... More 

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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am here today on a work conference. The facilities are fine - bit too cold though with the air conditioning on. Lovely lunch provided - buffet style, three courses plus salad. Toilets are lovely and clean.

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Thank Elizabeth M
Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent attendance of a conference at the hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable time with us and enjoyed lunch. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. For the best deals, including free breakfast, please visit the offers page on... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Within walking distance from Old Street and Barbican tube stations the Thistle City Barbican provides easy access to the whole of London and its many attractions. We have convenient transport links for King's Cross & Liverpool Street National Rail as well as St Pancras International station for Eurostar.Ideally located on the edge of the City of London, with the financial district just minutes away, we are also in a prime location for business travellers. Our dedicated conference facilities with 13 flexible meeting rooms will cater for business meetings, corporate special events, private dining and banquets for up to 170 delegates.Inclusive with your hotel booking you can enjoy the Otium Health & Leisure Club to work out, for a refreshing swim or simply relax and de-stress in the Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam room. Whether you are here for business or leisure our Otium Health & Leisure Club has all you need to make your experience complete.Thistle City Barbican Hotel features 463 bedrooms including Standard, Deluxe and Family rooms as well as Suites. All of our guestrooms, meeting rooms and public areas are equipped with Free BT Openzone Wi-Fi internet access. For guests travelling to the Hotel by car there are 10 car parking spaces available which are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Alternatively there is a NCP carpark within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle City Barbican

Address: 120 Central Street | Clerkenwell, London EC1V 8DS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $117 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thistle City Barbican 3*
Number of rooms: 463
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