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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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Conference Facilities
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Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
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Grade: 100 out of 100
846Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
289Attractionswithin 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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We were pleasantly surprised at what a good hotel experience we had in a very reasonably priced place so well situated in the center of London. The room was very clean and exceptionally quiet. The location was fantastic. Right around the corner to Trafalgar Square!
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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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Nice welcome and good room but then tv in room not working. Didnt realise no bar in hotel but could get drink in restaurant. Unfortunately restaurant staff seemed more interested in chatting than serving. They also stood at restaurant entrance looking more like bouncers. This
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Thistle Trafalgar Square hotel is at a great location, close to several tube stations with abundant shops around. I was only at the hotel for a night's stay, but it's location allowed me to maximize my time in London and rest up before moving on. I would stay here again.
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Travelling to London to celebrate my 60th Birthday, a visit to the National Gallery had been arranged which pointed straight to a stay at the Royal Trafalgar. Their proximity to the gallery makes it a natural choice. The addition of discounted (20 pct) car parking was the
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Response from carlygill, Hotel Operations Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
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Dear Explore04938148086, Thank you for your wonderful reviews and compliments of the team. We are delighted you had a memorable birthday at the Thistle Trafalgar Square. We are delighted this will not be your last visit and look forward to seeing you again soon. 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.
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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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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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"
US$187 - US$394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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