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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

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Independence, Missouri
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect location for all major attractions in London. Next to the National Gallery. Friendly staff. Clean nice rooms. Would recommend to anyone, especially first time visitors to the UK. Many restaurants, shops and bars all close by. Quick market across the street for water, snacks etc.

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Thank deborahmadick
VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for leaving feedback after your recent stay with us here at Thistle Trafalgar. I am delighted that we left such a positive impression on you. Our location is something that so many people have benefited from and I hope you will again in the future. If you are staying with us again in the future please... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms were quiet, clean and comfortable and the hotel was perfectly located on a quiet street next to the bustle of Leicester and Trifalgar square. You can walk to most of central London attractions. It was also very easy to get to by subway from heathrow airport. Overall, it was a great value.

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Thank Marcelo C
VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, It was great to read that you enjoyed your stay here at Thistle Trafalgar and thank you for your comments. As you mention our location is incredibly beneficial for all of London's top sites and convenient for all of London's main airports. With this in mind I do hope you will return to us in the near future!... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is good near Trafalgar square but beware to go through the chinese town especially at night. We took the Superior Room as we were adviced so. The room was good, nice, comfortable, and big. The bathroom was not so good,.... very small !! The breakfast is standard, not so good. Good attention of the staff. As the hotel... More 

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Thank monzon2016
VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback after your recent stay with us. I am glad that you enjoyed the bedroom experience but was sorry to read that breakfast and the bathroom were not up to your expectations. We have a wide and varied selection of room types available and I am sure if you were to return we could... More 

Dudley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just had a very enjoyable weekend at The Royal Trafalgar. The reception and restaurant personal as usual were very helpful; the room was clean and well serviced. The number one selling point for this hotel is its central location. You are within walking distance of the theatres, night life and major tourist attractions. Have used this hotel for many years... More 

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Thank SAMUEL P
VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your wonderful feedback after your recent stay with us here at Thistle Trafalgar. Repeat custom is something we treasure and I am delighted that you have continued to find the hotel to be of the same high standard each time. I am glad to hear we will be seeing you again and hope to welcome... More 

Shorter, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed here July 8 - 14, 2016. The staff treated us like royalty and we were just two old ladies on our first trip to London. They gave us maps and showed us on them how to get where we were going. They called taxis for us when needed, or showed us where to get a... More 

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Thank fpcopeland
VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay with us here at Trafalgar. I am delighted that everything went so well for you. Our team continue to make us proud and I will pass your kind words on to each of them, especially Lola of course! As a hotel we are... More 

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel in good location. We were greeted by friendly staff who could not do enough for us. The rooms are spacious, the beds huge and very comfy. Very large shower too. Air conditioned and very clean. There is a safe in the room, also tea coffee facilities a good hairdryer and good toiletries.

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Thank Karen H
VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to leave comments after your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar. I am delighted that you had such a good stay; we are constantly reviewing our product offering and it is always pleasing to read that our efforts are working well. I do hope that you we will welcome you back... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were visiting London and the surrounding area for 10 days, and spent 7 of those days at the Thistle Trafalgar Square. The superb location of this hotel really deserves a 5 rating, but the few negatives, which could all be corrected, earned it only a 4. First, the positives. The hotel is in a great location,... More 

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Thank pjbergco
VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay with us at Thistle Trafalgar. Whilst I was happy to read that overall your stay was a good one, I was frustrated to read that you had some minor issues that held us back from getting five out of five. I will have the maintenance... More 

Colorado Springs, Co
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a side street so a little hard to find...however, that means no traffic noise. Nice rooms, large king bed, Internet good, but could use more TV channels. (But who needs TV while on vacation. ) GREAT location close to the tube, shows and more pubs than you can visit in a week.. Great sandwich shop just to the right... More 

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Thank donjberg
VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, I was very happy to read that your stay here at Trafalgar was a positive one. I am delighted that your overall impression was a positive one; thank you for your feedback about TV channels, we will look into this moving forwards. I am delighted that you would stay here again and look forwards to welcoming you back... More 

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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55 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a week during our trip to London. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful. The location is without equal in my opinion, a perfect area to make a home base for the cities attractions. Also I highly recommend Orsini's right across the street for breakfast/lunch. The only reason I did not... More 

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Thank TTcheeser
VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for leaving feedback after your recent stay at Thistle Trafalgar. I was delighted to read that you had a good stay with us. I assure you we are reviewing all areas of our business moving forwards and will take your comments about the bar area on board. Hopefully we can demonstrate improvements to this area of... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night whilst we went to a show, perfect location for what we wanted, minutes from Trafalgar square, china town. Hotel was lovely, room was a good size room number 420 and clean, chocolates and personalised message was a nice touch,bathroom was a bit small but that did not matter. They also sorted out an early checkin for... More 

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VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review Thistle Trafalgar after your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that your stay was such a good one. I believe the member of staff you refer to is Lazlo; I assure you he is very highly valued by the hotel and we will make sure he is... More 

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There aren’t many genuinely quiet streets right in the heart of London. But they do exist - and we’re on one of them. In fact, you might never guess that Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square are within a few minutes’ walk. The Royal Trafalgar has the City on one side, Whitehall on the other and history everywhere you look. The National Gallery is literally next door, as is the square that shares our name. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

Address: Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7HG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $227 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar 4*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
The Royal Trafalgar, London Hotel London
Royal Trafalgar By Thistle London
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar London, England
Hotel Style:
#87 Romantic Hotel in London
#98 Business Hotel in London
#108 Family Hotel in London
#110 Luxury Hotel in London
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