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Thistle Barbican Shoreditch

3-star3 stars
Central Street, Clerkenwell, London, England, EC1V 8DS, United Kingdom

3-star hotel with spa, near Barbican Arts Centre
  • Free WiFi in the lobby
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Tasty breakfast
Great pool
Delicious food
Great wellness & sports facilities
1069See all 1,069 reviews
From 4,016 reviews

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Thistle Barbican Shoreditch

from £85
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Family Room for 3
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Executive Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed

What’s around Thistle Barbican Shoreditch


  • In London City Centre
  • Barbican Arts Centre (13-minute walk)
  • Liverpool Street (22-minute walk)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral (25-minute walk)
  • The Strand (29-minute walk)
  • The Gherkin (30-minute walk)
  • Russell Square (32-minute walk)
  • The British Museum (33-minute walk)

Getting around

  • London (LCY-London City) 31-min drive
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) 52-min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) 55-min drive
  • London (LTN-Luton) 62-min drive
  • London (SEN-Southend) 71-min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) 90-min drive
  • London Old Street Station 11-min walk
  • London Farringdon Station 16-min walk
  • London Moorgate Station 18-min walk
  • Old Street Underground Station 10-min walk
  • Barbican Station 12-min walk
  • Angel Underground Station 14-min walk
  • Self-parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 463 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Self parking (limited) *

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Built in 1964
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Filipino
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.


120 Central Brasserie – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Thistle Barbican Shoreditch’s small print

Also known as

  • Thistle Barbican Shoreditch Hotel London
  • Thistle Barbican Shoreditch Hotel London
  • Thistle Barbican Shoreditch Hotel
  • Thistle City Barbican London, England
  • Thistle City Barbican Hotel
  • Thistle City Barbican London
  • Thistle Barbican Shoreditch London
  • Thistle City Barbican Hotel
  • Thistle City Barbican London
  • Thistle Barbican Shoreditch Hotel
  • Thistle City Barbican London, England
  • Thistle Barbican Shoreditch London
  • Thistle Barbican Hotel
  • Thistle Barbican Hotel City
  • Thistle City


The property’s pool is closed on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 AM to noon. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 7:30 PM.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    Optional extras

    Self-parking costs GBP 30 per night

    Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30.0 per day

    Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 12 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.

    Recent reviews

    Good 7.2 From 1,069 reviews

    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch
    Very Good8.0
    Hotel is only 10 min walk to Old Street Tube Station (Northern Line - 3 stop to Euston Station). Room was clean , but looked a bit tired .The wardrobe was not opening properly - so shelves could be accessed with difficulty.However facilities were sufficient.As there was no conditioner - I assume it would feel quite hot in the summer. Enjoyed good breakfast, swimming pool , though unfortunately sauna was out of order.Staff at the reception, restaurant was polite and helpful.
    Alexei, gbRomance trip
    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch
    Room very tired and not good
    , gbRomance trip
    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch
    Very Good8.0
    Would have been slightly better with a kettle and tea and coffee facilities in the room. Super comfy bed!
    , gbTrip with friends
    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch
    Fire alarms and useless staff
    Arrived and the fire alarm went off the second i got to my room on the 6th floor. No firemarshalls present to show me out, no idea where the stairs were and clearly couldn’t use the lift due to the situation. Spent a good 10 minutes lost wondering round with deafening sirens going off! Evacuated to the pub whilst alarm got “sorted” only for it to go off again around 1am in the morning. Room generally grubby and poor quality. Bath had cigarette burns in and stank of smoke. Overall unpleasant and exhausting stay!
    Rachel, gb1 night business trip
    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch
    Refurbishment needed
    Don’t feel Uber comfortable walking around area at night... condition of some of rooms in second building is terrible, thin walls bad nights sleep
    Lyndsey, gb3 night business trip

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