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Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch

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Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

The hotel , service, quality and comfort was perfect , and I can highly recommend this hotel . Dennis Williams van dorp is an amazing member of staff total asset to the thistle group he went out his way to make a problem into a...More

Thank juliepanayi
Response from Sven S, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded April 12, 2015

Dear juliepanayi, Thank you for posting your comments of Trip Advisor following a recent stay. Dennis was delighted to read that you mentioned him in your post. He, as all the team here at the Thistle City Barbican, is a great asset indeed and I...More

Reviewed April 10, 2015

The hotel was nice. The beds were great and so was the shower. The breakfast was included in the price. Even if you have to purchase it do so. It was wonderful it had everything you could want. The one morning they had a chef...More

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Response from Sven S, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded April 12, 2015

Dear marypop, Thank you for posting your comments on Trip Advisor following a recent stay. I enjoyed reading that you enjoyed the beds, the shower and of course our breakfast. Our chef does make great omelettes each morning and I am pleased that you made...More

Reviewed April 10, 2015

Over last few months I have written a couple of reviews about the Thistle Barbican City where I had experienced a few issues while staying on business. I stayed at the hotel again on 26 March and this time had a really nice stay, albeit...More

Thank Rob20B
Response from Sven S, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded April 12, 2015

Dear Rob E, Thank you for posting your comments on Trip Advisor following a recent stay. It is great to see you returned for another stay and I am glad that the team looked after you. Come and see us again soon and we will...More

Reviewed April 9, 2015

The staff were very friendly and efficient and the room was fine, just as you would expect from a thistle hotel. The only reason that I am giving this a rating of three is for the location. We were staying one night and wanted to...More

Thank falcarragh
Response from Sven S, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded April 10, 2015

Dear falcarragh, Thank you for posting your comments on Trip Advisor following a recent stay. You are one of many guests who are commenting on our friendly staff and we get never tired of hearing this - thank you! The Islington area is great for...More

Reviewed April 9, 2015

.... is misleading . In reality , the walk is over half a mile . Having said that , the hotel is worth the effort , being several cuts above most London hotels in this price range . Cheerful , helpful staff - clean and...More

Thank cdean111
Response from Sven S, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded April 10, 2015

Dear cdean111, Thank you for posting your comments on Trip Advisor following a recent stay. I am delighted that you feel the hotel is worth the walk from Old Street or Angel tube stations. I agree, we are a short walk from there. The team...More

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reillyCheshire
January 30, 2018|
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Response from markgeldart | Reviewed this property |
What they said :) Old st is best and goes straight there. Busses run regularly along old st but black cab will cost @£14
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Katya W
December 11, 2017|
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Response from CharlesZeitlin | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry but I have no idea. We only stayed the night. I would imagine that they are free for guests but I’m sure a quick call to reception would answer your question. Regards C
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pnaretti
November 24, 2017|
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Response from Jo M | Reviewed this property |
No cheap parking around, from what I observed. Also, car services and Uber’s are apparently not allowed to park up front.
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