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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

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Stay in a hidden gem that’s just around the corner from the hustle and bustle of Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, Soho and Covent Garden. You can make yourself at home in one of our 108 en-suite rooms, dine al fresco on the terrace, or relax with a drink in our stylish, comfortable lounge.
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Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 100 out of 100
842Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
292Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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Location great friendly staff room on the small side apart from that it was lovely good breakfast good value for money for London close to the night life and restaurants would stay hear again lovey stay
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We stayed in Thistle at Trafalgar square recently and we had great time from very beginning! We got the room before check in time that was very helpful. There is construction around the hotel but Janinna at the reception found the quiet room for us and made our stay, because my
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Response from Carly B, Hotel Operations Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
Responded Dec. 14, 2018
Dear susanaC2119, Thank you for your 5 star review and compliments of the team! We are delighted you had a wonderful stay with us and will return to us in the future. Next time, feel free to book direct on our website to receive exclusive access to our members only offers. Warm regards Carly Baker Hotel Operations Manager
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Great location, right near Charing Cross tube station, my room had a great view of the National Gallery and the London eye. I stayed only one night but the room was clean and very large, especially for central London.
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This pearl between Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square is ideal for business and/or leisure travellers who would like to walk to (almost) everything. From the hotel, theatres, restaurants, shopping streets, museums, clubs, etc. are very close indeed. The rooms have
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Restaurant issues need to addressed with urgency if this is habitual. Guests do not have hours to waste. Mould in shower. Guest room allocations to be given greater consideration/ hotel management professionalism.
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Response from carlygill, Hotel Operations Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Jet14326370846, Thank you for taking the time to review on your recent stay with us. I'm sorry that on this occasion we did not meet your expectations. I invite you to contact me directly, carly.gill@thistle.co.uk, for the opportunity to rectify matters. I hope to hear from you soon. Warm regards Carly Gill Hotel Operations Manager
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King Bed - spacious room
Standard double room. Perfect size for what was needed.
Is the location of the hotel near construction? Thank you
Yes but we never heard anything. Fab location
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I believe they do offer room service. We ate in the restaurant and did not order. There is also a great shop directly across from the hotel that has coffee, pastries, sandwiches, soups, etc. (It is a small road, so only a few steps to reach.) We went every morning for coffee and a light bite to eat before starting our day.
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Yes you can 10 pound per person Cooked full english Plus fruit cakes cold meats Cheese Eat as much as you want and coffee.
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Re: Junior Suite - What is the exact size (sqm or sqft) of this room?
You can find more information on their website. This is how they describe it: Our spacious Junior Suites are our largest and most indulgent rooms, great for work trips, special occasions, longer stays and family holidays. Kick back and relax on the super king-size bed or in the comfortable seating area with sofa bed. Every Suite also boasts a state-of-the-art flat screen LCD TV, rain shower, bathrobe and slippers, and complimentary water and chocolates - everything you need for a perfect stay in London.
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Breakfast was not an option, not when we were there at least.
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"All rooms are lovely."
"upgrade if any room is available"
"The Junior Suite was exceptional value for money"
"Book as early as possible. Same day check-ins were more expensive if available."
"On the fourth floor was quieter."
US$208 - US$407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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