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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Great hotel, great location, you would spend a lot more on other hotels of not the same quality around Leicester square area. No problems with the room, nice and big, business suite I believe it was called, staff and breakfast all good!

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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...

Reviewed 10 March 2016

Just recently stayed in Thistle Trafalgar, and it was an entirely enjoyable and affordable experience. The staff were helpful and courteous, heating in the rooms excellent (a must in London winter!), and the buffet breakfast fantastic value. Our only minor complaint would be the beds were quite firm, but would definitely stay here again.

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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...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 9 March 2016

First of all, the location is perfect; between Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square, in walking distance of almost everything you want to see, and for shopping as well. Staff is very friendly and service minded. Breakfast is good, everything you need. Only minus was the size of the room, which was much on the small side. But the room and...

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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. With regards to bedroom size we do have larger Executive Rooms and Junior Suites available for a daily supplement. I look forward to welcoming...

Kent
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Despite a great stay on our first visit we experienced an admin issue that clouded our opinion of the hotel. How wrong we were! We were offered a chance to try them again and the hotel pulled out all the stops to make us welcome. This time we stayed in a junior suite and had a fantastic time in a...

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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...

Corsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Good hotel in an excellent location, in a quiet street right behind The National Gallery, and central to many theatres, restaurants, galleries, tube lines, and of course Trafalgar Square - we could see the top of Nelson's column from our bedroom window, with the London Eye beyond that. Piccadilly is about 5 mins walk away, Covent Garden about 10 mins....

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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 Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square just minutes away. I look forward...

Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The best feature of this hotel is its location: a short walk from Trafalgar square, yet in a quiet street, and Leicester square and thus also within walking distance from Picadilly Circus/Regent Street and Covent Garden. The breakfast buffet was great, English breakfast is an option for those who like it. Because our trip was a surprise birthday and wedding...

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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 Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden within easy access. I...

Reviewed 5 March 2016

Really great hotel at great location! Staff was nice and everything worked well. We are definetly coming again, propably many times. Room was nice and clean and you could walk to several tourist attractions.

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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 there are many tourist attractions within easy reach such as Buckingham Palace, Covent Garden as well as Leicester Square and Trafalgar...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This hotel was perfect for a business trip - centrally located and helpful staff. In fact one young man literally seemed to live at the front desk as he was helping resolve an issue in the dining room, brought room service, and helped with airport transport. Breakfast was simple but very fresh and ample choices and front desk were good...

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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...

Coppell, Texas
Reviewed 2 March 2016

This hotel could not be more conveniently located, walking to many shows, restaurants and major tourist attractions. It is very clean, nice shower and large bed. Breakfast was nice and the front desk 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...

golden bay, Malta
Reviewed 29 February 2016

an ideal location for our trip.IT was central for the sightseeing and close enough not to need the tube for every outing. It proved to be a super hotel offering a super breakfast and late night drinks .All the staff were very helpful nothing was too much to ask.

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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...

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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: $278 - $575 (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
#127 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Executive King Room-massive beds!!”
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“choose room between 3-5th floor if you want have a great city view”
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