The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle Hotel - London

Whitcomb Street, Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 7HG  show map
 4 stars
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The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle Hotel - London

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Verified Reviews:

  • Breakfast was a bit of a let down - Heating was very easily adjusted - Room was always clean and quiet
  • Reception staff were pleasant - Breakfast was fine with a good selection - Room was warm and welcoming
  • Toiletries were very nice - Bathroom was small - Central location - Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Bar was a nice relaxing place - I would certainly recommend this hotel - Bathroom was very clean
  • Beds were extremely comfortable - Shower was very hot and powerful - Staff were very attentive

Overview

Centrally located, the four-star Royal Trafalgar By Thistle is within walking distance to the key heritage sites.

This modern hotel provided Wi-Fi through the building.

All 108 spacious rooms feature LCD TV and private safe.

Squares restaurant and Gravity bar both offer regional and European cuisine.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   108.

Rooms

All rooms feature modern designed and feature air conditioning, BT Openzone Wi-Fi, coffee and tea making facilities, idd phone, flat screen LCD TV with free view, hair dryer, IPod docking station, iron & ironing board, mini-fridge, radio, safe, seating area, trouser press, work desk.

A 24-hour room service is provided through the hotel.

Dining options

Squares restaurant offers contemporary menu and extensive wine list.

Gravity bar is a late dining experience with a selection of snacks and drinks.

The hotel The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle serves a buffet breakfast for free.  At the hotel The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle guests are invited to a continental breakfast served for free.  The hotel The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle provides visitors with a free american breakfast. 

Services

Wi-Fi costs GBP 6 per hour.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Guest Parking

  • No parking available.

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Whitcomb Street, Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 7HG

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City Center
  • London
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Charing Cross Station
    1000 ft
  • Waterloo Station
    4600 ft
Underground stations
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1000 ft
  • Leicester Square Station
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Planet Hollywood (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • eat Tokyo (cuisine: Japanese)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1100 ft
  • Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live
    1200 ft
Beaches
  • Shell Beach
    400 ft
  • Rushy Bay
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    108

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Rooms and availability

All rooms feature modern designed and feature air conditioning, BT Openzone Wi-Fi, coffee and tea making facilities, idd phone, flat screen LCD TV with free view, hair dryer, IPod docking station, iron & ironing board, mini-fridge, radio, safe, seating area, trouser press, work desk.

A 24-hour room service is provided through the hotel.

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Standard Double Hotel Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 165 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Our Standard Double rooms have everything you need for a relaxed and comfortable stay. Quiet, spacious and decorated in a warm colour palette, they are a welcome sight for any traveller. And when you finished checking your emails or surfing the net via our BT Openzone wireless broadband connection, you can relax in the ensuite bathroom with your complimentary toiletries.

Room facilities
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    Standard Twin Hotel Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
    Size: 165 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Our Standard Twin rooms have everything you need for a relaxed and comfortable stay. Quiet, spacious and decorated in a warm colour palette, they are a welcome sight for any traveller. And when you finished checking your emails or surfing the net via our BT Openzone wireless broadband connection, you can relax in the ensuite bathroom with your complimentary toiletries.

    Room facilities
      Deluxe Double Hotel Room
      Bed type: King or Twin beds or Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Bathtub
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      All the comforts and amenities of our Standard bedrooms, and then some. More space means there’s room for a double bed, a large work desk and a state of the art LCD TV. And when you finished checking your emails or surfing the net via our BT Openzone wireless broadband connection, you can relax in the ensuite bathroom with your complimentary toiletries.

      Room facilities
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        Executive King Hotel Room
        Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
        Size: 185 sq. feet
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        When you fancy a real treat our Executive King rooms offer the perfect retreat at the end of a hectic day. Recently refurbished to reflect a contemporary colour palette, complemented by bold, vibrant fabrics, they’re larger than our Standard rooms, providing space for a king-sized bed and a large work desk.

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          Double Junior Suite Hotel Room
          Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or 1 Single bed
          Size: 250 sq. feet
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Our refurbished Junior Suites are our largest, most indulgent rooms; perfect for working, marking a special occasion or enjoying a longer stay.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle Hotel - London London location
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            Hotel Address:

            Whitcomb Street, Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 7HG

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              1700 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Charing Cross Station
              1000 ft
            • Waterloo Station
              4600 ft
            Underground stations
            • Piccadilly Circus
              1000 ft
            • Leicester Square Station
              1000 ft
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Restaurants
            • Planet Hollywood (cuisine: American)
              500 ft
            • eat Tokyo (cuisine: Japanese)
              200 ft
            Parks
            • Piccadilly Circus
              1100 ft
            • Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live
              1200 ft
            Beaches
            • Shell Beach
              400 ft
            • Rushy Bay
              400 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of rooms:
              108

            Hotel Awards

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            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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            What's nearby

            What's nearby.

            Trafalgar Square, a central gathering venue is within three minutes walking

            National Gallery with numerous art works is also a three-minute walk away

            Buckingham Palace, a royal residence is located nearby

            Houses of Parliament, a political heart of England is located nearby

            Oxford Street is a famous shopping area in the nearest vicinity of the hotel

            West End, 100 m, an area of central London containing many of the city's major tourist attractions

            Her Majesty's Theatre, 100 m, established in 1705, this opulent theater is home to Phantom of the Opera

            Prince Of Wales Theatre, 100 m, landmark London's theater, established in 1884

            Tourist attractions

            Train stations

            • Charing Cross Station - 700 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Wardour Street - 400 ft
            • Nelson's Column - 700 ft

            Historical sites

            Museums

            • National Gallery - 400 ft
            • National Portrait Gallery - 700 ft

            Theaters

            Galleries

            • National Gallery London - 400 ft
            • Institute of Contemporary Arts - 700 ft

            Food and meals

            • Icebar London by Icehotel - 1000 ft

            Underground stations

            Local Attractions

            • Richmond Park - 5000 ft
              Richmond upon Thames, London
            • Sloane Square - 5000 ft
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            • Lambeth Bridge - 5200 ft
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            • Grant Museum of Zoology - 5000 ft
              UCL Rockefeller Building, London
            • Westminster Cathedral - 5200 ft
              42 Francis Street, London

            Near the hotelNear the hotel

            • National Gallery - 400 ft
              Trafalgar Square, London
            • Strathmashie Forest - 400 ft
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            • National Portrait Gallery - 600 ft
              St. Martin's Place, London
            • St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church - 800 ft
              Trafalgar Square, London
            • Shell Beach - 400 ft
            • Merrily We Roll Along - 400 ft
              Panton St, London
            • Guildhall - 500 ft
              LondonEngland

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Planet Hollywood - 500 ft

              Address: 57-60 Haymarket
              Phone: 020 7287 1000

              62% likes this, based on 773 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 1 - USD 90

            • Val Taro Ristorante - 200 ft

              Address: 32 Orange St
              Phone: (020)-7930-3797

              56% likes this, based on 31 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

            • Eat - 300 ft

              Address: 18 Lower Regent St.

              64% likes this, based on 40 reviews
              Cuisine: English

            • eat Tokyo - 200 ft

              Address: 15 Whitcomb Street
              Phone: 020 7930 6117

              86% likes this, based on 91 reviews
              Cuisine: Japanese

            • Cha Cha Moon - 300 ft

              Address: 15 - 21 Ganton Street
              Phone: +44 (0)20 7297 9800

              68% likes this, based on 204 reviews
              Cuisine: Chinese
              Price Range: USD 12 - USD 22

            Getting there.

            From London Heathrow Airport

            The Heathrow Express runs directly to London Paddington in just 15 minutes.

            From Gatwick Airport

            The Gatwick Express runs to London Victoria.

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of rooms:
              108

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonThe Royal Trafalgar By Thistle

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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            The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle

            Average guest rating

            7.8out of 10
            Excellent
            Based on 226 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            10.0
            Value
            7.3
            Rooms
            7.5
            Service
            6.2

            Individual guest reviews

            • Couple
              10.0

              Very smart hotel just seconds from Trafalgar Square - situated behind the National Gallery, which was ideal as the reason for staying was to be very early in the queue for the Leonardo exhibition. A very good deal, considering the price of all the other hotels in the area - and I was amazed at how large the room was.

            • Family with children
              7.8

              Air conditioned room. Very near to Leicester Square, Soho, Piccadilly Circus, China Town, Trafalgar Square. The room is too small for twin bedded room.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              We needed a really early start to queue for the Leonardo tickets at the National Gallery, so you were perfectly positioned for us to get out by 5.30am. We took it in turns to pop back to the hotel to eat breakfast, while the other kept the place in the queue. We were successful - got tickets and thoroughly enjoyed the exhibition. We would definitely use your hotel to do the same again if we needed to.

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              The location and helpfulnes of the staff.

              It seemed to be a game with the cleaning staff abou where if at all they wouldput the secod towel.

            • Group of friends
              7.0

              great location

              had requested rooms to be close together and on as low floor as possible due to fear of lifts! this was requested 2months in advance at time of booking and also by direct contact with hotel by phone 6wks prior to arrival where i was assured "wouldent be a problem! we were offered 3rd floor with some considerable distance apart so ended up on 6floor"not very convienient" to have rooms closer together!

            • Single
              8.2

              Location - staff friendliness and clean

            • Couple
              9.6

              Good Location, just far enough from Leicester Square not to be disturbed, Room small but clean and functional. Perfectly adequate for a weekend break.

              Shower and water temperature need to be hotter.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              There was a problem with the booking but was sorted out quickly. The location is fantastic and near to everything.

              The bar was very noisey and with the rugby on the tv people not staying at the hotel were catching and getting drunk. Would be better if the tv was removed and the bar accomodated the people staying at the hotel more than outsiders coming in.

            • Group of friends
              7.4

              We were upgraded to a junior suite as have to add an extra bed. We has to move to another hotel just down the road.Staff has been very helpful. Just love the location as it is bang in the central London

            • Couple
              7.0

              Excellent location right in the middle of Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, and Picadilly Circus. The room was very large compared to other European hotels.

              The "king sized" bed was NOT very comfortable. You can feel the springs when you lay down. It was actually two beds instead of one king sized bed.

            • Single
              8.8

              Straightforward, convenient and friendly

              Staff forgot the morning call (mentioned at the time)

            • Couple
              9.0

              -The location of the hotel was fantastic, very close to the Piccadilly Circus underground station, Piccadilly Theater, and most important Cinnabon! -Our room was great. A large corner room with lots of windows, a large bathroom, a view of the National Gallery and the morning sunrise. And, this was all in a standard room. I look forward to staying again in one of the higher class rooms

              -Our room was a little tired (slightly peeling wall paper, chips in paint on the windowsill) but not enough to turn us off

            • Single
              10.0

              Friendly staff and great value for its very central location

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The staff and service was wonderful. The large rooms and proximity to major museums.

              This time the towels were in the bathroom - much better.

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              The location was excellent however the hotel left much to be desired especially for the price paid.

              The bathroom was tiny and my knees touched the wall when sat on the loo. There was no shower in the morning due to maintenance problems but we were offered no recompense. At breakfast the staff were all trying to do everything leading to some chaos, visitors not getting coffee, noone to seat people when they arrived and the buffet not being topped up. A lack of coordination and demarcation of roles.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle Hotel - London London location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Whitcomb Street, Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 7HG

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              1700 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Charing Cross Station
              1000 ft
            • Waterloo Station
              4600 ft
            Underground stations
            • Piccadilly Circus
              1000 ft
            • Leicester Square Station
              1000 ft
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Restaurants
            • Planet Hollywood (cuisine: American)
              500 ft
            • eat Tokyo (cuisine: Japanese)
              200 ft
            Parks
            • Piccadilly Circus
              1100 ft
            • Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live
              1200 ft
            Beaches
            • Shell Beach
              400 ft
            • Rushy Bay
              400 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of rooms:
              108

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonThe Royal Trafalgar By Thistle

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge