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4.0 out of 5

"The Thistle is the best. The staff were incredibly helpful at every turn. The rooms, for London, was large and modern. The breakfast cannot be beat. T ... " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 11 Nov 2021

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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Big Ben

City center stay

Your stay at this London City Centre hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Big Ben and London Eye. Buckingham Palace and The British Museum are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Restaurant, bar/lounge

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. A terrace, dry cleaning, and luggage storage are also on offer.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

In addition to LCD TVs with digital channels, the 108 guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities include premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$174* Per night/room Jan 2 - Jan 3

Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Thistle Trafalgar Square ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Thistle Trafalgar Square

Everyone (2) Couples (1) Family (2)
5 out of 5
The Thistle is the best. The staff were incredibly helpful at every turn. The rooms, for London, was large and modern. The breakfast cannot be beat. The location is perfect. We will stay there again.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 25, 2021 by Michi

Dear Ronald, Thank you for your review! I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back in the hotel. Warm regards, Michi

5 out of 5
Quiet even though it’s close to everything, great service, awesome staff

Posted by on May 14, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 17, 2019 by Janina

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us a feedback after your recent stay with us. I’m delighted you enjoyed our central location and our team looked after you so well! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay with us and I am looking forward to welcoming you back with us in the future. Kind Regards, Janina

1 out of 5
The hotel condition is really bad. Sink and toilet was not working well. We spend more than $200 per night. It is not worth.

Posted by , from USA on May 10, 2019

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May 29, 2019 by Sofia

Dear Jeff, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback, please accept my sincerest apologies for not meeting your expectations on this occasion. I am sorry to hear that you experienced a couple of maintenance issues in your room. I will speak to the team personally to ensure we do a more thorough check before allowing our guests into the bedrooms. I would be grateful if you allow us the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Sofia Magla

4 out of 5
Booked a superior room, which turned out to be very small with almost no shelves or drawers to unpack. On complaint, we were upgraded, at no cost, to a very comfortable junior suite. It had everything we needed, at a very high quality level. Staff were all very pleasant and accommodating. For those visiting the central London entertainment district, there could not be a more convenient location. Many theatres and museums are within walking distance.

Posted by , from Jerusalem, Israel on Jun 10, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 13, 2018 by Layla

Dear Joe, Thank you for your review on your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed the complimentary upgrade, found the team to be friendly and found the location of the hotel convenient when visiting London.We do hope to welcome you back to the hotel again in the future. Kind regards, Layla

5 out of 5
Great location, near subway stop that goes directly to and from Heathrow Airport. Nice room size. We had wonderful views out of our windows, however a new hotel is being built right beside it that will probably block some of the view. Air conditioning worked well. Highly recommend this hotel.

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018

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Apr 5, 2018 by Layla

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for providing your feedback further to your stay at the Thistle Trafalgar hotel. I am glad to hear that you had a great stay with us and that you enjoyed the benefits of our superb location and the view from your room. The team was very happy to receive your compliments and we all look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Layla

About the Thistle Trafalgar Square

Location Whitcomb Street, London, England WC2H 7HG

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 28 2021 to December 31 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Thistle Trafalgar Square also features a terrace, concierge services, and laundry facilities. This 4-star London hotel is smoke free.

  • 108 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Train station: Charing Cross Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Piccadilly Circus Underground Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)

Room Amenities

Thistle Trafalgar Square offers 108 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

Thistle Trafalgar Square has a restaurant serving dinner and light fare.

Lounge - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No onsite parking is available

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Union Pay, and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Union Pay, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • One child stays free
  • UnionPay
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 12 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • One child 12 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.