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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

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Reviewed January 14, 2016

My husband booked this hotel by telephone as our trip,was @ short notice. This first friendly & efficient contact was a great indication as to how our two night stay would be. On arrival we were informed we had been given an upgrade which was appreciated & we were encouraged to ask if we required any help re our visit.....&...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar 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 visit the offers page on our...

Israel
Reviewed January 12, 2016

The location is great, within a short walking distance to Leicester and Trafalgar Squares. Friendly and accommodating staff - for example, the towel rack in my room fell off the wall but was fixed immediately. The room was nicer and bigger than I'd expected, especially based on the reviews on this site. However, it lacked a few basic amenities such...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar 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 visit the offers page on our...

Lerwick
Reviewed January 11, 2016

The hotel is just 2 minutes from Leceister Square, Trafalguar Square and many theatres, shops, bars and restaurants. Staff are very friendly and helpful. We stayed for two nights only but will definitely book again next time we are in London.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location with Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square just a stone throws away. I look forward...

Hemel Hempstead
Reviewed January 11, 2016

Nicely hidden, but so accessible to lots of local attractions, pubs and restaurants. Very quiet. Hotel lovely, staff very friendly and they remembered it was a birthday weekend and put a card and chocolates in our room...nice touch

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location in the real heart of London's West End with theatres, restaurant and bar on...

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed January 10, 2016

This hotel is perfectly located in the west end, a five minute walk to Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, and Charing Cross. The rooms are a little on the small side and the hotel appears to be well-worn for a Thistle. The staff was quite professional, helpful, and friendly. Good breakfast as well.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location between Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square. I was also pleased that you enjoyed breakfast.......

Finland
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Stayed here with my husband for three nights in August. The location is great, short walking distance to Trafagar Square, Piccadilly, theatres and parks, even though it can be hard to locate the hotel ar first. For our visit the location proved extra practical because we were there in the middle of the underground strike. Our room was good and...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location with so many key attractions within easy walking distance. I look forward to welcoming...

Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 7, 2016

Stayed just the one night but found the staff to be friendly and check in although busy was efficient and we were allowed to check in an hour early. The room was quite roomy and was bright and colourful. Bed was comfy although pillows a bit soft but that is personal preference. The bathroom was clean and modern although the...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. Can I assure you that the issue you flagged with housekeeping has been addressed. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel...

Sparta, New Jersey
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Hotel is centrally located and comp-lately updated rooms. Staff was very helpful and friendly throughout the stay. Trip was anniversary get away. We stayed in an executive room as our slightly larger and provided us with room to relax after walking all day to see the sights. Although only two of us room had pull out couch which would accommodate...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar 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 visit the offers page on our...

Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

This is just a perfect location to be so much around shops pubs theatres restaurants Hotel room is small but what else do you need. Very clean and tidy and lovely view Receptionist very friendly Only slight problem is the bar situation as its just in lobby and not an actual bar

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar 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 visit the offers page on our...

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 3, 2016

We stayed for three days for our honeymoon over NYE, it was booked for us as a gift for our wedding and as such we didn't really know what to expect except a good location. When we arrived we were told our room had been upgraded as we were there for our honeymoon, this room had views of both Trafalgar...

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Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. Im glad you had a great honeymoon! I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. For the best...

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Staying in Trafalgar Square / Embankment

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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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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 

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Address: Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7HG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $227 - $380 (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
#145 Luxury Hotel in London
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“5th floor south side very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles SCBexhill, 6 days ago | Read review
“Room was spacious, bed was huge. Plenty of wardrobe space, floor space and great amenities ”
 of 5 bubbles Lynneduff, 1 week ago | Read review
“I would ask for higher floors if you are a light sleeper, as this is a busy part of London day and night.”
 of 5 bubbles Al1Stockton_on_Tees, 1 week ago | Read review
“The hotel is on a quiet side street and though only two minutes from Trafalgar Square was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles zoggie, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a room near the side/back of the hotel to avoid a construction site view.”
 of 5 bubbles Joannamaypink, Feb 16, 2017 | Read review
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