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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

a great place to stay and walk around London. The room was beautiful with the most amazing panoramic view. All the staff were friendly and efficient. Lovely breakfast with fresh bread and delicious sausages. We have already recommended this hotel to family and friends

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a clean, friendly and convenient hotel right in Leicester Square. We stayed part work part leisure and was right for our needs. The breakfast was substantial especially if you subscribe to their emails, breakfast is free. For London this is great. They serve breakfast early which is a bonus. The showers in the room were great as were...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel as part of a theatre/hotel break in March '17. The location couldn't be better, just around the corner from Trafalgar Square Rooms good and clean. Staff here are most helpful. We booked 'room only' and were pleasantly surprised to find that if booked online, a complimentary breakfast is included.We will definitely stay here again. Thank...

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VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Peter H, Thank you for your kind words after your stay. I am delighted that everything was to your liking and you took full advantage of booking directly with us. Anyone who books on our website benefits from our free breakfast offer. It's great to hear you will be back and we look forward to that date coming soon....

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is very convenient for the theatre and for exploring London. We had an extremely comfortable stay, lovely room, great breakfast. All the staff were extremely helpful and efficient. Thank you

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VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Judy W, Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us. It is great to read that the team looked after you so well and that you were completely comfortable. I hope we will see you again when you next theatre trip or exploration takes place! Many thanks, Rob, VCGM

Bexhill/Sussex
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited this gem of a hotel to celebrate my husband's birthday, as we do most years. We were delighted to find our room had been upgraded and his birthday had been acknowledged by the reservations team! We had a very comfortable and quiet room on the 5th floor and enjoyed our breakfast the following morning. The staff are friendly...

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VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear SCBexhill, Thank you for taking the time to review us after your recent stay at Trafalgar. It's great to hear that everything was to your liking and may I wish your husband a happy birthday once again! We look forward to celebrating many future events with you as well. Best wishes, Rob, VCGM

Stone Mountain, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our room & bath were updated and spotless. Breakfast was wonderful. Location was convenient for theatre, shopping, public transport, museums etc. Front desk staff was very helpful. Great value -- will be back

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VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Pam H, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay. It is great to hear that you had such a good time and to learn that you will be back in the future. I hope that time is not too far away. Many thanks, Rob, VCGM

Perth
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Thistle Trafalgar Square many times whilst in London for business. I find the hotel very conveniently located, always very clean and tidy and with friendly staff who are always very helpful. I travel extensively for work and find this one of the better hotels that I have stayed at.

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VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to comment after your recent stay. I am delighted that you rate us as one of London's better hotels and we look forward to welcoming you back many times again in the future. Best wishes, Rob. VCGM

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean room and excellent service staff were so helpful and accommodating. The only reason it didn't get 5 start is the bed was a bit hard and me and my gran often woke up with sore backs. We highlighted this to the hotel and they have taken it under consideration.

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VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Jackie_fleming07, Thank you for leaving comments about your stay. As you mention we look at all possible ways to improve our service and all feedback is a gift. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in future and hopefully delivering the 5* service experience. Kind regards, Rob, VCGM

Glasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel. Location is very central to everything. Staff are always friendly and helpful. Rooms have everything you need. I have stayed 5 times and will be back again. Wouldn't stay anywhere else when in london.

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VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear sami832, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. I am delighted that everything continues to be to your liking and look forward to seeing you many times again in the future. Best wishes, Rob, VCGM

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant location, brilliant hospitality and service. Staff were very friendly and paid attention to detail. Lovely breakfast and drinks. Right in the heart of London, central to everything, however peaceful too

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VCGMTrafalgar, Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Lynneduff, Thank you for letting us know how your stay was. It is always fantastic to hear that things went well and rewarding to read that you enjoyed everything. I sincerely hope we will see you again in the future. Best wishes, Rob, VCGM

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

Address: Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $300 - $501 (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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