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    Thistle City Barbican

    120 Central Street | Clerkenwell, London EC1V 8DS, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent13%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This was my fourth visit to this hotel and I can say that this time I wasn't impressed! Check in took forever (at least 30 minutes) and the reception area was in chaos. An Italian lady was trying to explain that her shower wasn't working,...More

    Thank Lisa U
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Stay here quite often as fairly close to my work office. Staff are always friendly and rooms in good order. Good bar area to watch the sport on a big TV screen. Breakfast always good to with the head waitress always efficient.

    Thank ChrisThorne66
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Booked here for a one night stay before going on the Eurostar. Booked on price Lowest available. Lovely hotel. Room good size Clean fabulous deep bath. Chinese take away ..worst I have ever experienced but would use hotel again. We didnt have breakfast as there...More

    Thank 365Diana44
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Can't say enough about how warm and fantastic the reception people are. They have made our weekend. The hotel itself though is tatty old and tired. The rooms don't seem to be soundproofed as we can hear next door talking away now at 1:30 am....More

    Thank Carl M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here in early June and arrived around 10.30 am to be pleasantly surprised that our room was ready for us to check straight in. We booked a triple family room and was placed on the sixth floor. The room itself was a decent...More

    Thank bibliosd
    Response from Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City BarbicanResponded 1 week ago

    Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was pleased to read you had an enjoyable stay and the team looked after you. As you mention the hotel does have a number of...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 104 - US$ 258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 463
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    sidetrack2017
    14 June 2017|
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    Response from Bakes60 | Reviewed this property |
    yes they do. plus a good breakfast with a really nice coffee area.
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    Yasmin C
    4 May 2017|
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    Response from Paul K | Property representative |
    Good evening. The postcode for the hotel is EC1V 8DS. There are 10 spaces at the hotel and these are available on a first come first served basis and the charge is £25 per day. There are no tickets but you can pay for... More
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    29 April 2017|
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    Response from Paul K | Property representative |
    Good evening, yes all rooms come with an iron and ironing board. Many thanks, Paul Knightley, General Manager
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