We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    Thistle City Barbican

    120 Central Street | Clerkenwell, London EC1V 8DS, England
    Hotel website
    Save
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    SAVE US$ 8 US$ 115*US$ 107*
    View Deal
    Traveller (411)
    Room & Suite (134)
    Dining (18)
    Similar nearby hotels
    Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel
     
    London City Suites By Montcalm
     
    The Z Hotel Shoreditch
     
    Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross
     
    Overview

    • Excellent13%
    • Very good30%
    • Average27%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible13%
    6 days ago
    “disappointing”
    3 weeks ago
    “Not raving”
    Free Wifi
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Spa
    3 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Thistle City Barbican
    Hotel deals
    {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
    Similar nearby hotels
    Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel
     
    London City Suites By Montcalm
     
    The Z Hotel Shoreditch
     
    Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross
     
    Rooms
    May 7 May 8
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view 11 other deals from US$ 107
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all London hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "d43653d091824ec89dc07517f26ec7b5", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":193098,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":7,"month":5,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":8,"month":5,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"d43653d091824ec89dc07517f26ec7b5","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":115,"lowestMetaPrice":107,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":115,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":115,"lowestMetaPrice":107,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":115,"hotelName":"Thistle City Barbican","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImQ0MzY1M2QwOTE4MjRlYzg5ZGMwNzUxN2YyNmVjN2I1IiwiQUlLIjoiMjQyMWVlNWUwY2M3NGY5YzgxNjZmZWE5OTBjOTgyMjgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "07/05/2017", "checkOut": "08/05/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 107", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"79787683":"AgodaIB","68910903":"CancelonIB","78848637":"OrbitzEWS","76962457":"TingoIB","79401060":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    JPMiles / PAYBACK
    50
    Reviews (2,888)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    11 - 15 of 2,888 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed here for 2 nights room a little dated and small but good for somewhere to get our heads down for the night the breakfast was nice and good selection reception/bar area very nice and looked after staff were friendly! Good location few shops pubs...More

    1  Thank Claire M
    Response from Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican

    Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I was also pleased that you enjoyed our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
    Google Translation

    Le stanze non sono assolutamente come quelle mostrate in foto. Piccole e vecchie, appaiono sporche e con bruttissimi bagni, mal...More

    Thank Simone C
    Response from Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican

    Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was disappointed to read that you had an unenjoyable stay with us. In order for me to investigate the issues with your stay further I...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel was impressive but the standard room was not worth the amount we paid. It was very outdated but it was just an overnight stay. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the Breakfast Buffet was amazing. We wanted to go sightseeing around...More

    Thank John T
    Response from Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican

    Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I was also pleased that you enjoyed our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed on a Friday night at this hotel as part of a special promotion. My partner and I arrived at 2pm were checked in relatively quickly by a staff member who either had hay fever or a heavy cold as he was sniffing quite a...More

    Thank K C
    Response from Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican

    Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I was also pleased that you enjoyed our...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I stayed here with my girlfriend and her sister. Whilst the hotel seemed pleasant enough, the I ineptness begun immediately at check in. Whilst I am not adverse to non English nationals in any way shape or form, I would expect someone working at a...More

    Thank Chris J
    Response from Paul K, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican

    Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. I was disappointed to read that you had an unenjoyable stay with us. In order for me to investigate the issues with your stay further I...More

    Similar nearby hotels
    Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel
     
    London City Suites By Montcalm
     
    The Z Hotel Shoreditch
     
    Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 123 - US$ 247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    Photos
    Traveller (411)
    Room & Suite (134)
    Dining (18)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Nearby
    Nearby Hotels
    easyHotel Old St / Barbican
    1,255 reviews
    .34 km away
     
    M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City
    1,330 reviews
    .51 km away
     
    Citadines St Mark's-Islington London
    290 reviews
    .31 km away
     
    Premier Inn London City (Old Street) Hotel
    2,474 reviews
    .61 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Jane Roe Kitchen
    175 reviews
    .34 km away
    Fish Central
    400 reviews
    .03 km away
    Kennedy's of Goswell Road
    230 reviews
    .28 km away
    The Eagle
    108 reviews
    .34 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Whitecross Street Market
    80 reviews
    .52 km away
    Victoria Miro Gallery
    24 reviews
    .34 km away
    Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
    6 reviews
    .36 km away
    Food at 52
    312 reviews
    .27 km away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Nathalie S
    Nathalie Bonjour..Les prises électriques sont-elles européenne ou faut-il un adaptateur(français→anglais)?
    11 April 2017|
    Answer Show all 6 answers
    Response from Paul K | Property representative |
    Good evening, All sockets in the room are UK and adaptors are available to purchase from the vending machine in the lobby. Thanks Paul Knightley General Manager Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch
    0
    Votes
    landangirl
    How far is this hotel from Liverpool Street station ?
    17 March 2017|
    Answer Show all 5 answers
    Response from Paul K | Property representative |
    Good afternoon, Liverpool Street station is about a 25 minute walk from the hotel or alternatively 2 stops to Barbican and a 10 minute walk. Kind regards Paul Knightley, General Manager, Thistle City Barbican Shoreditch
    0
    Votes
    goeffer
    Is there a storage area available for bikes?
    6 March 2017|
    Answer Show all 3 answers
    Response from Mukund T | Property representative |
    Hello We have a cycle parking bay just outside the hotel. As for storage, we can store folding cycles, but don't have storage space for the normal cycles. Hope this helps Kind regards
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "ein anderes Hotel"
    Read review
    "Premium rooms have air conditioning."
    Read review
    "Try to book room in the main building!!"
    Read review
    "2229 very good room"
    Read review