Thistle City Barbican

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Average rate: $74 - Hotel class: 3 stars
Central Street Clerkenwell, London, United Kingdom

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Thistle City Barbican London Reviews

sarahelaine sarahela…
651 reviews
Thistle City Barbican Feb 15, 2011
I like this hotel. The location isn’t great, being a good ten minute walk from Old Street tube station and in a funny sort of place. The good thing about the location is it’s right opposite an excellent fish restaurant, which is a funny place for an excellent fish restaurant to be too. But the Thistle is quiet, which means you can sleep, and that’s more than you can say for most more central hotels. The decoration is all a little old fashioned, but that really isn’t important to a good night’s sleep. The neds are comfortable (if you like quite a firm mattress) and the rooms are clean. Americans should bear in mind that standard room sizes in London are smaller than they’re used to.

Again, unusually for the hotels that I get to stay in when I work in London, this hotel has a pool and a gym, for no additional charge. This makes evenings on your own much more pleasant. There is a nice looking lounge bar, which I haven’t used. Breakfast is at proper, properly spaced tables and tastes nice.

This is possibly the only hotel in London where I’ve been sent for work that I would consider spending my own money on. I’m staying again in April.
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clk9123 clk9123
2 reviews
Jul 15, 2009
The two buildings deal was a bit confusing since part of our group was in building 1 when we were in 2. But it looked very nice in the main lobby, although I was only in there briefly. The rooms were decent sized, and clean with a flat screen TV. not something you see everywhere.
Eric says:
Thanks for your review!
Posted on: Aug 19, 2009

Thistle City Barbican Overview

Close to the financial district, the Thistle Barbican is a good accommodation in London for leisure and business travelers. It is less than a mile from St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Barbican, the London Stock Exchange, Temple Bar, and Islington. The Tate Modern, the London Bridge, and King’s Cross Station are all less than 10 minutes from the grounds as well. The Thistle Barbican in London is located at Central Street Clerkenwell, and is 19.6 miles from the London Heathrow Airport.

All of the guest bedrooms in the Thistle City Barbican will come furnished with a full-sized bathroom with tub, a beverage station, a hair dryer, a minibar, climate controls, high-speed Internet access, satellite TV, and room service.

Those staying in the hotel will be able to take advantage of many services and facilities during their visit, including 24-hour front desk service, child care options, laundry and dry cleaning services, free parking on the premises, an in-house restaurant, a tour desk, banqueting facilities, a business service center, a concierge desk, a currency exchange, a modern fitness room, a lounge with bar service, meeting and conference rooms, free daily breakfast service, and a swimming pool.

Thistle City Barbican Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Spa bath / Jacuzzi
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Desk
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam Room
  • Massage
  • Health Centre
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • En suite
  • Pool Indoor
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Family Room
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Doctor on call

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