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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

AMOMAUSD 215*
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#185 of 1,089 Hotels in London
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall quite good. Minimal tea and coffee making facilities in room. Be prepared they will charge you an extra £50 on arrival. We booked breakfast included but were told we had to pay extra. Staff had very minimal understanding of English so made check in uncomfortable. Hotel room was lovely and good selection of breakfast choices. Comfortable and cosy.

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

Dear Victoria, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay. I am delighted that the majority of your stay was positive however am concerned that you did not have an ideal stay. To be clear we take a voluntary pre-authorization of a card upon check in should you desire extras during your stay and wish...

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to reserve a hotel near Trafalgar Square so we could be centrally located in the city. Also being right near the Art museum is a huge plus for us...and we enjoyed being able to pop over when we had some free time. Also Trafalgar Square is a good place to pick up the on-off bus, so that made...

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

Dear MKW5704, Thank you for taking the time to review us after your recent stay. It's great to hear you were so happy here and that the team contributed to that; we are always happy to help. Hopefully we will see you many times again in the future. Best wishes, Rob, VCGM

Sussex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very well located central hotel in London being next to The National Gallery. It has friendly welcoming and helpful staff and the beds are very comfortable. Our room only had a shower, no bath. The shower was lovely and spacious but it was impossible to use the toilet sitting directly forwards as the shower cubicle took up...

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

Dear windsorsoup, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay with us. I am delighted that your stay was a positive one and to hear that you would recommend us moving forward. We do have a variety of rooms available including rooms with a bath. If you let us know your preferences ahead of any...

uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a weekend stay here and I can not rate this hotel highly enough. From the minute we checked in we were looked after by the very friendly reception staff. The standard double rooms may be a bit on the small side but beautifully furnished in a very modern and clean and contemporary style. We had...

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

Dear Cathg, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback following on from your recent stay with us at Trafalgar. It is fantastic to hear that everything was to your liking and that you had such a great time. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel many times again in the future. Please wish your husband...

Bristol, UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location, seconds to Piccadilly, Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square. Hotel isn't going to win any design or luxury awards but its a solid 4 star hotel with comfortable and practical rooms and is often on a 'deal' when booking direct and when it is offers great value too. Join their 'club' online and when you book you get free...

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

Dear JUDITHbristol, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay. I am glad that the majority of your experience was positive however am concerned with some of the items we missed. I will follow up on each of the improvement points you suggest personally as all of the points are totally valid and some of...

Watermael-Boitsfort, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second visit for us in the Thistle Trafalgar Hotel situated downtown London. The location of the hotel is perfect, between trafalgar/Leicester/Piccadilly. We had a spacious room (311) on the Third Floor, with a huge bed and a nice bathroom. The breakfast is generous and made of good quality ingredient. It's a real plus before walking trough london all day long...

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

Dear Ben B, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay. I am delighted that the vast majority of your stay was to your liking and assure you we will look into ways to deliver that elusive fifth star next time! We do have some rooms in which the window can be opened so let...

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked for a business trip in central London, hotel is in a great location and easy walking to tourist areas in and around Trafalgar Square (London eye, Buckingham Palace etc). Staff were very friendly, room was clean and average size for London for the price. We opted for breakfast paying at the hotel (cheaper than buying on line!) good choice...

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

Dear DaveAando, Thank you for reviewing us after your recent stay. Our location truly is a great place to explore London from. The cheapest way to get breakfast is to book directly with us; if you do it's free. I hope we will see you again in the future and hopefully deliver a five star experience! Many thanks, Rob, VCGM

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night and were happy with the hotel. The staff was very nice and gave us a free upgrade when we checked in. There isn't many amenities or a lavish lobby etc but it is a great place to stay that is close to all the action. We were just a 1-minute walk to many shops...

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

Dear Samcat79, Thank you for your thoughts after staying with us. It is always good to hear that people enjoyed their stay and I assure you we will keep working hard to improve. I hope we will see you in the future and be able to demonstrate this in person. Many thanks, Rob, VCGM

Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A couple of hundred yards from the NW corner of Trafalgar Square, up a quiet back street, Whitcomb St., you couldn't stay much more centrally. Easy to get to - 5 minutes walk from the Tube at Charing Cross, Leicester Square or Piccadilly, take your pick. I would suggest this is an excellent location if you are a tourist. Recently...

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

Dear CheshireJon, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay. I am happy that the majority of your stay was positive. The service charge in the bar is optional and I will pick up with the team to ensure they are highlighting this correctly. I hope we will see you again should you return to...

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Thistle with my husband and our 11 year old daughter and could not have been more pleased with our stay! The staff was friendly and helpful with our MANY questions! They helped us find our way around London and pointed us to some spectacular places to eat. One thing that I really appreciated (and was honestly...

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

Dear atlb685, Thank you for taking the time to comment after your stay with us. It is great to know that you had a great time. We will always do what we can to accommodate all of our early arrivals but especially those who may have had a long flight as we all know tiring travelling can be. The best...

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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: $303 - $536 (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
#142 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Ask for a corner room with a view.”
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“And This hôtel very close to the city center We wish to return with great pleasure”
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“Top floor (sixth) over looking the Eye and Shard .”
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“607 had views over the national portrait gallery.”
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