The lobby is deceptively nice, the rooms feel like student dorms from the 70s and haven't been redone well enough to say they're "renovated". A bedcover does not make a renovation. Wallpaper is peeling, bathroom door wouldn't close. I wouldn't mind but for the price, which was what I'd expect for a small (renovated or new) hotel. Concierge was not familiar with how to get to Luton airport (basic, I'd think) or the Heathrow Express train! Not too close to the tube, but walking distance to Islington.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Thistle City Barbican London
- Thistle City Barbican Hotel London
- Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch London, England