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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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1139Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
290Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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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Fantastic service from a great staff, in a very good hotel. We were treated to a wonderful stay which made the trip to London even better. We can only recommend this Hotel to any one going to see a show in London.
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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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place you should go, great location near traffalgar, the heart of the city. Staff really friendly, great hospitality, wide selection of food. There is to shop opposite the hotel, so you can buy urgent stuff really quick when needed
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From the moment we arrived until we left this was a very positive experience. The staff on the reception desk were warm, welcoming and extremely helpful. We stayed ina Junior Suite. The room more than met our expectations. It was extremely spacious, with lovely big windows
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Tucked off in a corner near Trafalgar Square, we needed google maps to find it. The rooms are not large, I booked a suite as I knew a double would be a bit snug. Quite good value for something so central. Close to the theatres. Breakfast gets very busy and the area isn't huge.
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Response from carlygill, Hotel Operations Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
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Dear YorkshireManinblack, Thank you for taking the time to review on your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your central location and felt value for money. We hope you will return to us on a future visit to London. Next time, feel free to book direct on our website to receive exclusive access to our members only offers including 10% discount or free breakfast. Warm regards Carly Gill Hotel Operations Manager
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King Bed - spacious room
Standard double room. Perfect size for what was needed.
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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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How much does it cos to add breakfast?
Breakfast was not an option, not when we were there at least.
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Where is the best place to park when staying here? Many thanks
Sorry, went by train. Not taking my car into Central London.
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"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."
"Ask for a corner room, bigger and no noise."
"Executive, a good size and worth the extra money"
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PRICE RANGE
US$159 - US$355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the royal trafalgar, london hotel londonroyal trafalgar by thistle londonthistle trafalgar square
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLondonTrafalgar Square / Embankment
NUMBER OF ROOMS
108
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