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Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square

4-star4 stars
Whitcomb Street, Trafalger Square, London, England, WC2H 7HG, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Coca-Cola London Eye
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Fantastic service
Good internet service
Bar could improve

Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square

from £141
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

What’s around Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Big Ben (9-minute walk)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (9-minute walk)
  • Buckingham Palace (9-minute walk)
  • The British Museum (11-minute walk)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral (20-minute walk)
  • Hyde Park (21-minute walk)
  • Tower of London (35-minute walk)
  • London Stadium (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • O2 Arena (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Wembley Stadium (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) 45-min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) 92-min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) 35-min drive
  • London (LTN-Luton) 69-min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) 65-min drive
  • London (SEN-Southend) 77-min drive
  • London Charing Cross Station 6-min walk
  • London Waterloo Station 20-min walk
  • London Waterloo East Station 22-min walk
  • Leicester Square Underground Station 5-min walk
  • Charing Cross Underground Station 5-min walk
  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station 5-min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 108 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Terrace
  • Braille or raised signage
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Lounge – This bar only serves light fare. Open daily.

Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square’s small print

Also known as

  • Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel London
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  • London Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square Hotel
  • Hotel Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square
  • The Royal Trafalgar
  • Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel
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  • Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square London
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  • Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel
  • Thistle Trafalgar Square London
  • Thistle Trafalgar Square
  • Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar London, England
  • The Royal Trafalgar, London Hotel London
  • Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square Hotel
  • Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square London
  • Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square Hotel London

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Most helpful reviewsReviews are sorted based on what customers found most helpful and our recommendations

Very good 8.2 From 1,067 reviews

Good 6.0
The hotel advertises that it is air conditioned; however, it was over 80 in London when we were there and the air did not work in our room. The first night we were told maintenance was gone and the hotel was full, so they brought us a fan and said it would be fixed in the morning. The next morning we stopped at the desk and the guy said he’d send maintenance. When we returned it still wasn’t working. I called the desk again and the lady said they couldn’t fix it and no one would come because it was a bank holiday. I asked if we could get a different room and she said other rooms were the same way. She did offer to reimburse 50% of our stay. I went to the desk to get a print off of this and she said she had already refunded the travel agent but couldn’t print anything off. I immediately called orbitz and Honey was so helpful. She called the hotel right then and there so she could indeed refund my money instantly. Overall the hotel was OK. Thank you Orbitz for the great customer service.
us2 night trip
Poor 2.0
Service is lacking but hotel is nice
This hotel needs to work on its customer service and overall experience. One of the maintenance staff insisted on us opening our door to our room (even though we had a do not disturb sign on it) so he could paint the door! After trying to explain that we were staying in the room and not really expecting someone to paint the door we were essentially bullied by the maintenance person into letting him paint the door. He also opened the door in the room next door to ours even though the do not disturb sign was on the door - while the occupants were inside the room. We also had an unpleasant experience when checking out and waiting for the taxi. The staff member behind the counter was not up to the standard expected for a hotel like this. I recommend you order a taxi yourself and not through the hotel to guarantee a smooth exit from the hotel. Having provided this feedback to the hotel I have yet to hear back after 48 hours so this just adds to the frustration felt. This takes away from one person who was outstanding and she was the one who helped us check in. She was absolutely fantastic and I give her a lot of praise. Doesn’t make up for overall poor service during the stay. I’m afraid given how much you pay I would not recommend you to stay here. Plenty of other choices available in Central London.
Chris, auOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location for Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square, great sized room & bed. 24 hour room service, which I did not use. Normal tea/coffee in room as well as espresso machine. Good toiletries. All staff I came into contact with were great. I was also able to leave my luggage for the day. My only gripe was that someone tried to come into my room at 8am, they apologised and left as I was still in bed. I had had a late night so did not appreciate having my sleep disturbed. I went to put a "Do Not Disturb" sign out and there were no trolleys to indicate it was housekeeping so I don't know what happened. I didn't have a chance to speak to reception on check out as I was in a rush.
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Nice hotel in a great location
We were very pleased to confirm when we arrived that the hotel is right in the middle of London city; you can see Traffalgar Square from the window, and is basically located between Soho and Picadilly (Trafalgar square- and access to the metro- is right around the corner, while Picadilly was just a few minutes away). I would say the central location is the best thing this hotel has. The staff was very friendly, very accomodating and nice, and the check-in and check-out were very quick. The hotel itself is nice, looks clean and modern, nice big entrance. The room was a bit on the small side, but comfortable nevertheless (quite big bed, big TV, all necessary appliances like coffee machine, robes, dryer etc) and a clean bathroom with a nice shower. I must admit it would have been perfect if it was not for the kind of smallish size of the room. But I guess for the location that's what one can expect; and absolutely worth it by the way. We had breakfast one of the days at the hotel (we stayed for a long weekend) and unfortunately the coffee machine had broken so it was a bit of a mess... the restaurant was not too big, it was very full of people and felt a little bit uncomfortable. But it might have been the bad luck of our last day. Otherwise, plenty of breakfast option around the area (and plenty of shops and restaurants) Overall, very nice hotel for its cleaness, nice staff and perfect central location.
Maitea, usOther trip
Good 6.0
Great Location...and that's pretty much it
This hotel is in a great location, if you want to be right in the middle of it all! It was clean and felt safe, considering it's in a very downtown location. The room was the tiniest room I've ever stayed in, but it worked for my wife and I, as we only needed the room to keep our things in and sleep. There's barely space for any luggage, and we just had 2 backpack, a duffel bag, and a carry-on roller suitcase. There was noise from construction starting pretty early in the morning, which wasn't pleasant. Room service stopped serving alcohol at 11pm or 12am on a Friday night - not sure if this is due to licensing regulations or the hotel's own rules.
us2 night trip

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