Free WiFi
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms
Safety deposit box
Parking on site

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Located just off the A4 motorway, Thistle London Heathrow has a 24-hour front desk and Heathrow Terminal 5 is just a 5-minute drive away. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

The bedrooms at Thistle Heathrow each have a flat-screen TV with Freeview. Rooms also have air conditioning, soundproofing and a work desk. Please be aware the hotel has no lift facility.

The Runway View Restaurant offers a varied menu for evening dining which can be enjoyed whilst looking out onto the planes from Terminal 5. The Lobby Lounge Bar offers drinks and light snacks 24 hours, and buffet breakfasts are served daily from 06:00.

Heathrow Terminals 1-4 are a 15-minute drive away, and the M25 and M4 motorways are a 5-minute drive. On-site parking is available, and historical Windsor is just 15 minutes away by car.

This hotel offers direct access to the revolutionary Ultra pods network, an eco-friendly personal rapid transit system, reaching Terminal 5 in only 5 minutes for GBP 6 per person per journey. Users can also travel onto any other terminal for free via Heathrow Express.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 has been welcoming guests since 14 Jan 2010.
Hotel chain/brand: Thistle

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room type
2 single beds
2 single beds
1 single bed
1 double bed
3 single beds
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • do have shuttle bus? to Terminal 5
    Hi Yes there is a shuttle from our hotel to terminal 5.
    Answered on 23 December 2019
  • Is the shuttle bus to terminal 5 working at the moment during COVID restrictions. If so, what time does the bus run from the hotel at 6am at the and ..
    The Shuttle bus is currently closed due to the COVID-19. Moreover, the guaranteed check in time is at 15:00 and check out time is at 11pm.
    Answered on 16 July 2020
  • As COVID restriction ease June 8th, will you start accepting reservations from foreigners? Also, is the restaurant or room service operating?
    Good Afternoon, I hope you are well and keeping safe. I regret to inform you that we are currently closed. Warmest Regards, Reservation Department
    Answered on 16 July 2020
  • can you send a price with onsite parking
    Hi It's £12.00 per night for the car parking
    Answered on 28 December 2019
  • Can double bed be changed to twin at no cost
    Hi Yes we can change double to twin at no extra cost subject to availability.
    Answered on 26 December 2019
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Hotel surroundings *
2 restaurants on site

    Runway View Restaurant, Bar & Terrace

    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lobby Lounge

    Cuisine: British, Pizza

    Open for: Lunch

Facilities of Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs £12 per day.
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Dutch
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If using the Satellite Navigation to reach the hotel, please use post code UB7 0EB or UB7 0ET.

Transport from the airport is possible in the following way:
1. Public Bus (The Public Bus is not free, charges apply) : Direct Access from Terminal 5 to Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5: From Terminal 5, follow the signs to ‘local buses’ and use bus 423 (I from Terminal 5). The hotel stop is called Heathrow Park Thistle Hotel (J).
2. Via Heathrow POD automatic driverless electronic vehicles which transport customers between London Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5 and the Thistle Hotel in just 5 minutes. (Charges apply.)

Please note that interconnecting rooms are available upon request and subject to availability.

Lorries, coaches, and trucks cannot be accommodated in the car park due to space restrictions.

For advance purchase rates, the card used to make the booking must be presented upon arrival along with the appropriate ID.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5

  • Check-in at Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 has 2 restaurants:

    • Runway View Restaurant, Bar & Terrace
    • Lobby Lounge

  • Guests staying at Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • Room options at Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family

  • The prices at Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 is 3.7 miles from the centre of Hillingdon.

  • Yes, Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 is popular with guests booking family stays.