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Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch

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Reviewed 14 September 2014

I've been meaning to right a review on this place from when I stayed here back in August 2012 but I never got round to it until now. So here goes: Thistle City Barbican Hotel: A firm but fair review! I was in London for...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2014

The hotel is not the best located but it is spacious, the staff was polite and helpful and the rooms are well maintained and perfectly cleaned. The bar downstairs has reasonable prices and so is the hotel in total

1  Thank edeniv
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Stayed two nights on business, took 45 mins to check in due to a cock-up on the party in front of us. Small room, no air con, mould in the room and bathroom...shall I go on? Room walls are paper thin, got up in the...More

2  Thank slappy1963
Response from b170utter, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 22 September 2014

Dear Slappy 1963 Thank you for writing a review of your recent stay . I am sorry that you were unhappy with your single room and that you were delayed at check in Please accept my apologies for the poor standard of service . We...More

Reviewed 12 September 2014

I never write here, because you end up in better hotels or worse ones and it is not worth the time. But in this case it is necessary to give a warning! I was planned to stay with a group of others and the hotel...More

1  Thank Werner L
Response from b170utter, General Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 22 September 2014

Dear Werner Thank you for your feedback . I am sorry our single rooms did not meet your expectation .Our single room are small and have a 3 foot single bed which we clearly indicate on our web site and with our booking partners as...More

Reviewed 12 September 2014

Despite being a bit away from transport and on a weekend when transport was disrupted for Tall ships weekend, we found getting around to/from this hotel acceptable whether with luggage or not. Good inside, large dining area which was busy at breakfast with good selection...More

1  Thank Janette R
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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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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Heated pool
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US$ 90 - US$ 223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Katya W
12 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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Nicole C
7 August 2017|
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Response from Vicky L | Reviewed this property |
It was open from 6am not sure when it shut. But the staff at reception were very helpful with any questions you have.
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