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Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I required a reasonably cheap but cheerful hotel in London for one night when meeting up with old friends. I was late in booking but found the Thistle City Barbican and booked up, more or less on price alone but location was suitable too. Upon...More

Thank YachtieColin
Response from Chand T, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Dear YachtieColin, Thank you very much for your review of your stay at Thistle City Barbican. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes, Chand Hotel Administrator

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had read the reviews ahead of the Easter weekend break we had booked and warned the family it maybe a bit dated but was pleasantly surprised. The weather was not the best and we did spend longer in the hotel than normal. Pool facility was...More

Thank Katy R
Response from Chand T, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Dear Katy R, Thank you very much for your review of your stay at Thistle City Barbican. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes, Chand Hotel Administrator

Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here for 1 night. the rooms are clean and spacious. The staff are all friendly. Its 10 mins from the old street tube station so its OK for that. forgot swim stuff so don't know what the pool is like. The view from our...More

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Response from Chand T, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Dear WindowCleanerAdam, Thank you very much for your review of your stay at Thistle City Barbican. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes, Chand Hotel Administrator

Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy hotel tucked away down a side street near Old Street. Room was OK, breakfast was good, service everywhere in the hotel was cheerful. It was possible to get a reasonably priced evening meal in the bar, which was served up fairly promptly. Didn't try...More

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Response from Chand T, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Dear HighlanderIV, Thank you very much for your review of your stay at Thistle City Barbican. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes, Chand Hotel Administrator

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a three night stay here in a spacious, clean, comfortable and welll equipped family room. Great location in a quieter area a few minutes taxi ride from St Pancras station. Tube station 10mins walk away, but we found there are buses even closer by...More

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reillyCheshire
30 January 2018|
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Response from markgeldart | Reviewed this property |
What they said :) Old st is best and goes straight there. Busses run regularly along old st but black cab will cost @£14
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Katya W
12 December 2017|
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Response from CharlesZeitlin | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry but I have no idea. We only stayed the night. I would imagine that they are free for guests but I’m sure a quick call to reception would answer your question. Regards C
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pnaretti
24 November 2017|
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Response from Jo M | Reviewed this property |
No cheap parking around, from what I observed. Also, car services and Uber’s are apparently not allowed to park up front.
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"do not book if you need parking"
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"Higher floors willbe quieter. Try and get the main building, but it's not a big deal."
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"Watch out for the bait and switch. Promises are not reality."
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"Could do with more milk."
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