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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

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Vantaa, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel for both business visitors and vacationers. 5min walk to three different underground stations and a 10-15min walk to Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. Everything you need is just around the corner. The hotel itself is very clean and well maintained. Staff is also friendly and helpful. English breakfast is served as well and is of good quality. Highly...

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

Dear KHHPEL, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay with us. It is great to hear that you had such a great time. Our location is truly a wonderful asset and the perfect place from which to explore London. With that in mind I sincerely hope we will see you many times in the...

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly the good things about this venue: 1. Excellent location. Central to everything. 2. Rooms are attractive and comfortable. 3. Staff are very helpful and friendly. The bad thing (which is a big deal breaker for me): 1. The walls are incredibly thin so you can hear EVERYTHING the people in the adjacent rooms are saying/doing. Take earplugs as you...

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

Dear Natalie R, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback after your recent stay with us. I am delighted that the majority of your stay was positive although I am sorry to hear that you suffered noise from the next door room. We will look into this immediately as this is not the case throughout the hotel and...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a good hotel centrally located, and we found it! Tucked away up the side of the National Gallery we could walk to the theatre, Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, and catch a bus to almost anywhere. Quiet, clean, modern, and our room was spacious with a good bathroom. Not quite five stars: the shower was too strong and my...

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

Dear Sandra M, Thank you for your comments after your recent stay with us. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the majority of your stay although am sad to hear we did not quite reach five star level. We will check all of our showers. Feedback of this nature is very rare and I am sure should you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely mini honeymoon in London. Hotel was fantastic, room clean and tidy, towels changed daily. Supplied sightseeing maps and guides. Had breakfast 1 day and it was yummy. Booked us a taxi to take us back to Paddington with no trouble.

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Rachel S, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Sara B, Thank you for your lovely feedback following your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you had a great mini honeymoon in London and that you had a fantastic stay with us. We hope we get the opportunity to welcome you back to the Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel next time you are in London....

Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel when we went to see Phantom of the Opera at Her Majestys theatre. The location was phenomenal; with the dome at the top of the theatre visible from our room! The room was lovely and we were lucky enough to be upgraded which was a lovely surprise. The only critiscism we had of our entire...

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Rachel S, General Manager at Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Lucy A, Thank you for your feedback following your stay with us at the Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel. We also think the hotel’s location is amazing and is perfect for those visiting London’s Theatre district. Thank you for your feedback regarding the shower in your room we will ensure our maintenance team check this straight away. Please let us...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This hotel is very good. Apart from the excellent location, the staff are very attentive and actually care about making your stay comfortable - really helpful. Unusual with a large chain. The rooms are very modern and we thought quite spacious for London. Corridors near bedrooms also very quiet during the night. Breakfast had a great choice. Would love to...

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your kind words after your recent stay with us. I am delighted that everything was to your liking and to hear that you would love to stay again. When that time comes feel free to contact a member of our relationship team who would be delighted to see what can be done to enhance your...

Viseu District, Portugal
Reviewed 3 January 2017

It is a hotel whose highest qualities are the service and the location. The service is excellent in friendliness and efficiency. The quality of the rooms is very good and the location of the hotel is behind the National Gallery and 5 minutes from Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.

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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 feedback after your recent stay with us. It is great to hear you had a good time although clearly we have some work to do in order to get to the fifth star! I hope we will see you again and deliver that then. Many thanks, Rob, VCGM

White Plains, New York
Reviewed 3 January 2017

There are a million hotels to pick from in London and it all depends on what you want to do while you are there. If you are looking for a reasonably priced hotel in the center of the action then this is a great hotel for you. It is steps away from Trafalgar Square, basically next door to the National...

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for leaving feedback after your recent stay with us. I am glad that most things were to your liking and that the free breakfast set you up well for the day. We do have a wide range of rooms available here and I have no doubt that in future we can find one to give you...

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel was a terrific recommendation from our travel agent back home in Montreal. We are just 2 blocks away from Leicester Square (TKTS discounted show tickets) and at the top of Trafalgar Square just below Soho. PERFECT. The hotel staff are wonderful personable people and will do all they can to help you. I do recommend taking the breakfast...

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for commenting after your recent stay with us; I am delighted that everything was to your liking and to read that you will be back. Our location really is the perfect place from which to explore and our breakfast an ideal way to set you up for that. Did you know breakfast is free if you...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel probably has the best location in central London, complimented by a truly dedicated staff. We visited in the very busy Christmas/New Year week and they still couldn't do enough to make our stay pleasant. The manager, Ivona, was fantastic. Any concern was dealt with immediately and professionally and the entire staff went out of their way to make...

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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 leave feedback after your recent stay with us. I am delighted that everything was to your liking and I will personally thank Iwona for making such a great impression. I do hope we will see you again and hopefully that will not be too long. Kind regards, 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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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, Trafalgar Square, London WC2H 7HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: RM934 - RM1,673 (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
#136 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Ask for a room near the side/back of the hotel to avoid a construction site view.”
 of 5 bubbles Joannamaypink, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“As I have claustrophobia I requested a large bright room! So I was very disappointed!”
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“Away from potential construction”
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