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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Leicestershire
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Wonderful location for all attractions, and close to a car park if you travel by car. Staff very friendly and room light and airy, was comfortable even on a clammy evening. Breakfast ok but no veggie options, overall a good place to stay if you want to be in the heart of the action.

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Aberdeen
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect location on a lane between Leicester Sq & Trafalgar Sq. We had a good sized room with a super king bed and even though the room was to the front of the hotel, it was perfectly guiet. The bathroom was spotless and had a big walkin shower with a rain shower head, brilliant. We only had breakfast at the...

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

Dear Invernessdruid, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how your recent stay was at Thistle Trafalgar. I am delighted that you had such a good time and speak so highly of us. It's also great to hear that you are looking to return and we look forward to that date coming soon! Many thanks, Rob, VCGM

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the location of this hotel! You are so close to all the major attractions without the hassle of taxi's and buses for the most part. The staff are helpful and friendly, the rooms are clean and compact and the breakfast has a lot of options.

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

Dear Trish W, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay with us. I am delighted that everything was to your liking and to read that you took full advantage of our wonderful location. I hope we will see you many times again in the future. Best wishes, Rob, VCGM

Charleston, West Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this hotel on an internet search. We loved it! In fact, we plan to stay here again in October. The hotel is located in a central location but on a quiet street. We were able to walk to many stores and restaurants. Very friendly staff. Nice clean rooms.

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

Dear Charles W, Thank you for your kind words after your recent stay with us. It's great to read that you enjoyed your stay so much that you will be back and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in October. Best wishes, Rob, VCGM

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent experience! Location was awesome, very close to many main attractions and public transportation lines. Very nice room, it was a bit small but everything you need! Staff was helpful and friendly.

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

Dear katherinecB7371LU, Thank you for taking the time to review us after your recent stay. I am delighted htat everything was to your liking and hopefully we will see you many times again in the future. Best wishes, Rob, VCGM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This medium size hotel has a perfect location in London center - we usually go for theatre and musicals, so perfectly close to West End and China Town. We had good service and our room was nice and quiet. Breakfast buffet was OK - at rush hours a little waiting is normal. Personel was very nice and helpful - any...

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

Dear jepsen309, It's great to hear from you after another successful stay at Thistle Trafalgar. I am glad that we continue to deliver expectation and hope we will do so many times again moving forward. We will always do what we can to accommodate guest requests. Feel free to let us know ahead of your stay if there is anything...

Epworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel. Very welcoming and friendly in everyway!! Also it is in an ideal position for seeing the sights of London even by just walking out of the Hotel!! Will certainly use the hotel again and would recommend it to friends, family.

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

Dear Patsy F, Thank you for taking the time time to let us know how your recent stay was. I am delighted that everything was to your liking and to read that you would recommend us so readily. I hope we will see you many times again in the future. Best wishes, Rob, VCGM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel and staff in an excellent position. This is our second visit and have recommended the hotel to other people. Rooms have been refurbished between the visits and whilst they were fine before , they are really good now.

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

Dear annY8571EY, Thank you so much for your kind review after your recent stay with us. It's always fantastic to hear from repeat customers as it lets us know that we are on the right track! I hope we will hear from you many times again in the future after more successful stays. Best wishes, Rob, VCGM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Opted for this hotel after reading its customers reviews and was not disappointed. Very central location for shopping,dining and theatres. Two minutes walking distance to Piccadilly Square and four minutes walk to Trafalgar Square.....can't be more central! Hotel is modern, very clean & staff very helpful and friendly. Booked on line directly with them. Became a club member and got...

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

Dear Stephengib, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay with us. I am glad we live up to our online reputation and suitably impressed you! It's great to hear also that you signed up directly with us; breakfast is always free when you book direct. Keep an eye on our website as the best...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location, on a side street, next tot the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery and two minutes walk to Trafalgar Square. Pret a Manger on the corner. Very quiet and so well appointed. Amenities much appreciated. Compact room, but so well designed for a smaller space. Service was great. Would highly recommend. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

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

Dear 877janetg, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay with us. It is great to hear that you had such a good time and the team looked after you so well. I hope you will remember us for future visits and we will see you many times again in the future. Kind regards, Rob,...

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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 

Additional Information about Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

Address: Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $288 - $523 (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
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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“We were on the top floor in the front of the hotel with the window open so fairly noisy but that was our choice.”
507trishw, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“A microwave would have been a wonderful addition to the room. ”
W1524GXcharlesw, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“I suggest a higher floor room, preferably not overlooking Whitcomb Street.”
DACETC, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a corner room with a view.”
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“The room was excellant, met all my needs. ”
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