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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

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canada
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Great location, just beside Trafalgar Square. Close to Charing Cross Underground station. Twice before we had stayed in an Executive King Room at the Thistle Kingsley, so our expectation was that an Executive King at Thistle Trafalgar Square would be similar - NOT. The Executive King at Trafalgar Square was tiny. The bathroom had a good-sized shower with great water...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was disappointed to read that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us and I would be grateful if you could email me with the room number which you occupied for I can personally investigate your comments. Kind regards, Paul...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Went here on our annual Christmas trip and really enjoyed the hotel location being so handy for everywhere. The room was good size. Breakfast was very good quality. Staff very friendly. There was some building work going on which we were told about at the reception but to be honest it did not bother us.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. For the best deals visit the offers page on our...

Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Lovely hotel in central location. Staff very helpful and professional. Nothing was too much to ask and rooms clean and quiet.

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Location was great...but that is really the only good thing going for this hotel. The bed was old and sunken...but huge! The room had no proper air flow...condensation on windows. Toilet was cramped against shower...barely could sit down! Shower door wouldn't close...so had to hold closed with foot! TV was rubbish...no menu to look at available channels and reception often...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was disappointed to read that you didnt fully enjoy your stay with us. I am pleased to advise that since your stay we have upgraded the signal to all the TV's throughout the hotel. Please let me know when you are...

Pleasley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We booked this hotel for a bank holiday break and what a find it is, we have stayed in over 15 hotels in London and this is up there with the best of them, nicely positioned small and personal, the room we had was 317 a suite it was superb with everything in the right position form the TVs to...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a great location with key London attractions such as Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, Soho, Piccadilly...

Retford
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in an ideal location for all the sights and attractions in London. We have just got home after 3 nights at this friendly and comfy hotel. We upgraded to an Executive King which was ideal for a short stay. No fridge but tea and coffee facilities in the room which was fine. Nice decor, a very large...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. For the best deals visit the offers page on our...

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Hotel was 5 stars for accomodations, not cheap, but nicely appointed making our 3 day London visit wonderful. Trafalgar Thistle had a central location for walking and using public transport throughout London. Plenty of restaurant choices were nearby. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. For the best deals visit the offers page on our...

Paris, France
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We had a very good experience staying here... accommodation was as advertised and paid for, service was excellent and the location great... so close to main attractions or transport to get elsewhere. We particularly wanted and got a location where we could walk to and from the theatre of our show every night. Bonus, TKTS office for cheap theatre tickets...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel is in a perfect location for London's West End theatre, the majority of which are within easy walking distance....

Godstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent hotel. Lovely clean and spacious room with all amenities provided. Great bathroom clean and tidy. Staff very friendly and good breakfast. Location great for Leicester square and West End. Stayed here twice now thoroughly enjoyed both stays, will be back.

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. For the best deals visit the offers page on our...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2016

i was greeted at reception by a very nice man who assured me I had a 'lovely room' (I said at that point I'll settle for quiet'. Room was very nice though But during my 3 day stay I had to have the keycard changed due to problems opening the door. First morning I was awakened by very loud clanging...

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Paul K, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel. I was disappointed that you didnt enjoy your stay and were disturbed by the development works nearby. The hotel only has a few rooms that are directly next to the development and therefore the vast majority of our rooms are still very...

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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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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 

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Address: Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $306 - $511 (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
#146 Luxury Hotel in London
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“room 602 is on a corner so has double aspect”
 of 5 bubbles O9256TArobinw, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“5th floor south side very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles SCBexhill, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room was spacious, bed was huge. Plenty of wardrobe space, floor space and great amenities ”
 of 5 bubbles Lynneduff, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would ask for higher floors if you are a light sleeper, as this is a busy part of London day and night.”
 of 5 bubbles Al1Stockton_on_Tees, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The hotel is on a quiet side street and though only two minutes from Trafalgar Square was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles zoggie, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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