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Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently I stayed at the Thistle City Barbican for 3 nights - I am a frequent visitor and am well treated at this property. The second night of my stay the fire alarms activated at approximately 8:30 PM / 9:00 PM - staff notified us...More

Thank Mlcarbone0402
Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 4 days ago

Dear MLcarbone0402. Thank you for taking the time to let us know how your recent stay was. I am delighted that everything was, and continues to be, to your liking. We always seek to take the best care of our guests no matter the circumstances...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff here made us feel so welcome and well looked after. We happened to also be here the night of the fire alarm and must say it was managed extremely well. They provided blankets and got us inside as soon as possible, then providing...More

Thank TravellerRumi
Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Thistle Barbican, Thank you for your kind review after your recent stay with us. It is great to read that you had such a good time and enjoyed our service as much as you did. I hope we will welcome you back to the hotel...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am writing this at 3AM in January and my room is hotter than a mad dog in the midday sun. No aircon. Itchy old single bed. No air flow. Windows on security cables. I travel all over the world with my work and this...More

Thank Hugo S
Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hugo S, I am sorry that you left dissatisfied after your recent stay with us. Every care and effort is taken to ensure that our guests are fully satisfied; I am sorry that this was not the case for yourself. Best wishes, Rob, Hotel...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a clean comfortable bed for the night and don't want to pay West End prices then the Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch might be a place to consider. It is a few tube stops away from the center of London, but...More

Thank Martin K
Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Dear Martin K, Thank you for letting us know how your stay was, it is great to hear that the majority of your experience was positive and to know that you would recommend us so readily. I hope we do get the chance to welcome...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for only 1 night at the beginning of January on arrival we were pleasantly surprised the Christmas tree and decorations were still up the reception looked lovely. We had a warm and friendly welcome from reception staff they were very helpful answering all...More

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Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Dear helenrA4374XE, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how your stay was. I am delighted that the majority of it was positive and look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future and bettering our impression. Many thanks, Rob, Hotel...More

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Katya W
11 December 2017|
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Response from CharlesZeitlin | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry but I have no idea. We only stayed the night. I would imagine that they are free for guests but I’m sure a quick call to reception would answer your question. Regards C
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pnaretti
24 November 2017|
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Response from Jo M | Reviewed this property |
No cheap parking around, from what I observed. Also, car services and Uber’s are apparently not allowed to park up front.
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Nicole C
7 August 2017|
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Response from Vicky L | Reviewed this property |
It was open from 6am not sure when it shut. But the staff at reception were very helpful with any questions you have.
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