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Thistle Trafalgar Square

Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7HG England
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Stay in a hidden gem that’s just around the corner from the hustle and bustle of Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, Soho and Covent Garden. You can make yourself at home in one of our 108 en-suite rooms, dine al fresco on the terrace, or relax with a drink in our stylish, comfortable lounge.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Free internet
Public wifi
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Fax / photocopying
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Czech and 4 more
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
809Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
313Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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Central location and a good hotel with friendly service. The breakfast was better than expected and we enjoyed the stay. I do not have more to report, but need to fill in the final characters for the review to be long enough.
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We stayed in Thistle at Trafalgar square recently and we had great time from very beginning! We got the room before check in time that was very helpful. There is construction around the hotel but Janinna at the reception found the quiet room for us and made our stay, because my boyfriend has very light sleep. Breakfast was superb we enjoyed full English breakfast and went to the city. Location is perfect you can walk everywhere and hotel is behind the national gallery. Very convenient hotel with great and helpful staff we will definitely come back!
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Response from Carly B, Hotel Operations Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square
Responded Dec 13, 2018
Dear susanaC2119, Thank you for your 5 star review and compliments of the team! We are delighted you had a wonderful stay with us and will return to us in the future. Next time, feel free to book direct on our website to receive exclusive access to our members only offers. Warm regards Carly Baker Hotel Operations Manager
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Rooms are spacious, according to London’s standards!, Amazing location in the middle of Trafalgar Square, Leicester square, Piccadilly circus station is a minute walk. Friendly staff, however cleanliness and bathroom are average
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Response from Sightsee64732814620, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square
Responded 6 days ago
Dear 920ayath, Thank you for your great feedback and wonderful review. I hope we can welcome you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Paul D Hotel Operations Manager
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Not my first trip here over the years, but its a great wee hotel in a great spot between Trafalgar and Leicester Square, very handy for shops and museum. Stayed for 3 nights with friends for a trip to Tutankhamun Exhibit, rooms are a bit tired but not too bad as to spoil our stay, but very clean which is important to us and beds comfy. Breakfast very good and all staff were really nice and friendly.
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Response from Sightsee64732814620, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square
Responded 6 days ago
Dear RugglesScotland, Thank you for your pleasant review and kind feedback. I do hope you return to the hotel again in the near future. KR, Paul D Hotel Operations Manager
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Great location with good rooms. Friendly staff. A little bit expensive. ทำเลดีมาก พนักงานบริการดี แต่ว่าราคาอาจจะสูงไปนิดนึง ตรงข้ามโรงแรมมีร้านขายของชำสะดวกในการซื้อขนมเครื่องดื่ม แล้วก็มีร้านแซนวิสที่เปิดเช้า
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Response from Sightsee64732814620, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square
Responded 6 days ago
Dear korawig40, Thank you for your feedback and guest review. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. KR, Paul D Hotel Operations Manager
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Frequently Asked Questions about Thistle Trafalgar Square
Which popular attractions are close to Thistle Trafalgar Square?
Nearby attractions include National Gallery (0.1 miles), Strawberry Tours (0.1 miles), and Withlocals (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Thistle Trafalgar Square?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Thistle Trafalgar Square?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Thistle Trafalgar Square?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Thistle Trafalgar Square?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus, Blacklock Soho, and Laurent at Café Royal.
Are any cleaning services offered at Thistle Trafalgar Square?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Thistle Trafalgar Square offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Thistle Trafalgar Square?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Hindi, and Czech.
Are there any historical sites close to Thistle Trafalgar Square?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Churchill War Rooms (0.5 miles), Tower of London (2.3 miles), and Houses of Parliament (0.7 miles).
Is Thistle Trafalgar Square accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.