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60 out of 100

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Thistle London Trafalgar Square

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8.4

Good (7,442 ratings)

Westminster, United Kingdom - 

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210 m Trafalgar Square

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350 m Piccadilly Circus

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1.05 km Big Ben

Hotel Overview

Thistle London Trafalgar Square is a hotel highly praised for its prime location, making it an ideal choice for tourists interested in exploring the heart of London. It boasts a mix of contemporary amenities and traditional charm, catering to a wide array of preferences and needs. However, like any establishment, it has its strengths and weaknesses as indicated by guest feedback.

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Hotel highlights

Location

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Property

  1. Prime Location: Situated near major attractions, offering convenience for sightseeing.
  2. Friendly Staff: Guests frequently commend the welcoming and helpful service.
  3. Cleanliness: High standards of cleanliness and maintenance noted throughout the hotel.
  4. Comfortable Rooms: Many appreciate the comfort and amenities of the rooms available.
  5. Quality Breakfast: A variety of tasty options available, receiving positive remarks from guests.
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Area for improvement

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  1. Noisy Environment: Some guests report disturbances from both inside and outside the hotel.
  2. Costly Extras: Many felt additional services and amenities were overpriced.
  3. Room Size: A common complaint is that some rooms are smaller than expected.
  4. Wi-Fi Issues: Occasional problems with internet connectivity mentioned.
  5. Aged Facilities: Parts of the hotel are considered outdated by some visitors.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

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RateScore

Total 7,442 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.3

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8.1

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8.2

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4.0/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

455 Reviews

8.3 / 10

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booking

2,910 Reviews

8.1 / 10

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expedia

1,002 Reviews

8.2 / 10

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google

589 Reviews

4.0 / 5

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tripadvisor

2,486 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location was mentioned 221 times

7% Negative85% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Robin Sipos2 months ago
5/5Google icon

I recently stayed at the Thistle London Trafalgar Square and had a fantastic experience. The hotel is in a great location, just a short walk from Trafalgar Square and all the other major sights. The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly, especially the reception manager, Prince, who went above and beyond to make sure I had a comfortable stay. My room was clean and spacious, with everything I needed for a relaxing stay. The bed was very comfortable, and I loved the view of the city from my window. The hotel's amenities were also excellent. I especially enjoyed the breakfast buffet, which had a wide variety of delicious options. The bar was also a great place to unwind after a day of sightseeing. Overall, I highly recommend the Thistle London Trafalgar Square to anyone looking for a comfortable and convenient place to stay in London. The staff, the location, and the amenities were all top-notch. I would definitely stay there again!

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Mark Savage1 month ago
3/5Google icon

Great location located a couple of minutes walk from Trafalgar Square and all the west end has to offer. Loads of restaurants and cafes, we particularly enjoyed the Thai Square. The Hotel was nice enough. The staff were helpful and polite but my main disappointment was the room. It was a standard double so my expectations were realistic, however I was surprised by the bathrooms shabby state. It desperately needed a new suite, tiles etc. Other than that the room was fine for a two night break.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 108

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

28

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77

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85

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Trafalgar Square

210 m

Piccadilly Circus

350 m

Big Ben

1.05 km

London Eye

1.12 km

Buckingham Palace

1.19 km

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Getting around

Charing Cross Underground Station

350 m

Charing Cross Station

420 m

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Airports Nearby

London City Airport (LCY)

19 km

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Restaurants

Leicester Square

Nearby

Japan Centre

140 m

McDonald's

140 m

Pret a Manger

140 m

Panton Yokocho

140 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

65 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

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Westminster safety index

Safety

Crime

60

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

60 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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51

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Physical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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60

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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56

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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76

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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66

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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50

54

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

54 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

58

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Mugging or robbery  57/100

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Car theft  43/100

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Car break-ins  50/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  54/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  40/100

Other crime severity

High

63

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Insult or harassment in public  54/100

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Corruption or bribery  38/100

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Drug problem  62/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $2.3

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Coffee

$2.9 - $7.6

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $3.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$16.2 - $38.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $5.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$57.9 - $162

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.1 - $17.4

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.1 - $11.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.5 - $3.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$138.9 - $309

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.6 - $35.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$28.9 - $115.7

Weather In Westminster

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.512

PM1023

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets

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