The Royal Trafalgar Hotel - London

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

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

The 4-star traditional hotel Royal Trafalgar By Thistle offers a comfortable accommodation within easy reach of The Place, which is about 20 minutes` walk. Operating in London since 1971, this hotel features European architecture and modern comforts.

Located in an entertainment area with entertainment venues and a circus, guests will see why The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle Hotel is admired by many tourists. It is about 1 km away from the center of London.

The hotel allows quick access to a river and gardens.

Leicester Square subway station is 5 minutes from the hotel and a 5-minute walk takes guests to Soho, Chinatown Dean Street (W) bus stop. London City airport is about 20 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

For a comfortable stay The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle Hotel offers 108 rooms on 4 floors featuring Wi-Fi, a private safe, flat-screen television, a mini-fridge and a sofa. The guestrooms look out on the street. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy international dishes served at the 24-hour restaurant. The hotel invites guests to the Gravity bar to relax with a drink. Woodlands and Assaggetti are located within 150 meters away.

Services

Cars and bicycles are available for rent at The Royal Trafalgar By Thistle Hotel.

Relax

A swimming pool and a golf course are offered for guests' comfort.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   108.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • All inclusive
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Bedroom

  • Changing of linen

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
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, 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
  • Leicester Square Station
    1000 ft
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Planet Hollywood (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • eat Tokyo (cuisine: Japanese)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1000 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 floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    108

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Rooms and availability

The Royal Trafalgar photos Room
Standard Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable network connection
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
  • VCR player
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Twin AP + Breakfast

Standard Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

The Royal Trafalgar photos Room
Junior Suite
  • Room size:

    250 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable network connection
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Junior Suite. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Junior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
The Royal Trafalgar photos Room
Executive Single Room
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Single room with child extra bed

The Royal Trafalgar photos Room
Executive King Room
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Cable network connection
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Executive Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Media:LCD TV
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

The Royal Trafalgar Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • West End400 ft
  • Guildhall400 ft

Places of interest

Train stations

  • Charing Cross Station700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Wardour Street400 ft
  • Nelson's Column700 ft

Historical sites

  • Saint Martin in the Fields700 ft

Museums

  • National Gallery400 ft

Theaters

Galleries

  • National Gallery London400 ft

Underground stations

Local attractions

  • Richmond Park5000 ft
    Richmond upon Thames, London
  • Sloane Square5000 ft
    LondonEngland
  • Marble Arch5300 ft
    Marble Arch, Mayfair, City of Westminster, London W1H, London
  • Grant Museum of Zoology5000 ft
    UCL Rockefeller Building, London
  • Westminster Cathedral5200 ft
    42 Francis Street, London

Near the hotel

  • National Gallery400 ft
    Trafalgar Square, London
  • Merrily We Roll Along400 ft
    Panton St, London
  • Guildhall400 ft
    LondonEngland
  • St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church900 ft
    Trafalgar Square, London
  • Shell Beach400 ft
  • Strathmashie Forest400 ft
    Scotland
  • National Portrait Gallery600 ft
    St. Martin's Place, London

Restaurants nearby

  • Planet Hollywood500 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 Ristorante200 ft

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

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

  • Angus Steakhouse - Coventry St400 ft

    Address: 21 Coventry Street
    Phone: 02078391059

    64% likes this, based on 210 reviews
    Cuisine: British
    Price Range: USD 33 - USD 64

  • eat Tokyo200 ft

    Address: 15 Whitcomb Street
    Phone: 020 7930 6117

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

  • Cha Cha Moon300 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

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    108

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The Royal Trafalgar Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 226 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
6.2
Location
10.0
Value
7.3
Rooms
7.5

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 Hotel - London London location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Whitcomb Street, 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
  • Leicester Square Station
    1000 ft
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Planet Hollywood (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • eat Tokyo (cuisine: Japanese)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1000 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 floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    108

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonThe Royal Trafalgar

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

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