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Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch

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Reviewed 2 days ago

All aspects of the hotel were great. The staff were particularly good. pool, sauna, steam room and gym were all excellent and the bar/café facilities were perfect. I would recommend the hotel for couples/families or sole travellers.More

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Thank ricador2018
Response from ThistleHotelManager, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded yesterday

Dear ricador2018, Thank you for your kind review after your recent stay with us. It is great to read that you had such a good time and enjoyed our service as much as you did. I hope we will welcome you back to the hotel...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Rooms are in serious news of renovation, the sink has a cold tap and a hot tap, no mixer. The rooms are small and uncomfortable, no open space and not pleasant. The hallway circulation and signage is a disaster. Breakfast was fine, the gym was...More

Thank travellingsloths
Response from ThistleHotelManager, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 2 days ago

Dear travellingsloths, I am sorry that your overall impression of your recent stay was not a good one. I assure you that we are commencing a modernisation project to improve all areas of the hotel and I hope that you will get a chance to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I stay in London once a week. Checked in a month or so ago and asked for a quiet room as per my work profile, was told that the room was already allocated but was in a quiet part of the hotel, felt it was...More

Thank pm044
Response from ThistleHotelManager, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 2 days ago

Dear pm044, Thank you for your kind review after your recent stay with us. It is great to read that you had such a good time and enjoyed our service as much as you did on this occasion. I hope we will welcome you back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely hotel with very friendly and informative staff. We were upgraded to a premium twin at reception which we were told was more spacious and I am so glad that we were, as the room was not very big. The bath was...More

Thank Anne C
Response from ThistleHotelManager, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anne C, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how your recent stay was, I am delighted that the majority of it was positive and assure you that we will look carefully into the feedback you provide thereafter. I hope we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We where 2 friends visiting london for the first Time and we ended up at this hotel. We had seen som pretty fine pictures on the internet. When vi arraived the hotels reception, the staff was nice and helpfull and very kind people. But one...More

Thank Karima M
Response from ThistleHotelManager, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 1 week ago

Dear Karima M, I am sorry that your overall impression of your recent stay was not a good one. I assure you that we are commencing a modernisation project to improve all areas of the hotel and I hope that you will get a chance...More

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Pool
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$101 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$101 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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reillyCheshire
30 January 2018|
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Response from markgeldart | Reviewed this property |
What they said :) Old st is best and goes straight there. Busses run regularly along old st but black cab will cost @£14
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Katya W
11 December 2017|
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Response from CharlesZeitlin | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry but I have no idea. We only stayed the night. I would imagine that they are free for guests but I’m sure a quick call to reception would answer your question. Regards C
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pnaretti
24 November 2017|
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Response from Jo M | Reviewed this property |
No cheap parking around, from what I observed. Also, car services and Uber’s are apparently not allowed to park up front.
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"Building two in double or king room more spacious"
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"Try to get a room facing inwards if you want to avoid the sound of the street."
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