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Thistle Trafalgar Square is located on a quiet street just off London's lively Leicester Square. It is next to the National Portrait Gallery, in the middle of the West End and the famous Theatreland area. China Town is just 2 minutes' stroll away, Covent Garden is 10 minutes' walk, and Piccadilly Circus is a 5-minute walk.

Each bedroom at Thistle Trafalgar Square is air-conditioned with private bathrooms, LCD TV with Freeview channels, and a safe. High-speed Wi-Fi access is available throughout the property.

Thistle Trafalgar Square benefits from being only 7 minutes' walk from Charing Cross Railway Station and less than 5 minutes' walk from Leicester Square. Piccadilly Tube Station enables guests to easily access all of London's attractions.

This is our guests' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Thistle Trafalgar Square has been welcoming guests since Jun 15, 2009
Hotel chain/brand: Thistle

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Buffet


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4 reasons to choose Thistle Trafalgar Square

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Harold Pinter Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Haymarket Theatre Royal
    0.1 miles
  • Haymarket
    0.1 miles
  • Her Majesty's Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Odeon Cinema Leicester Square
    0.1 miles
  • National Gallery London
    0.1 miles
  • Canada House
    0.1 miles
  • Prince Of Wales Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Garrick Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    0.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar All Bar One
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Leicester Square Tube Station
    0.2 miles
  • Charing Cross Tube Station
    0.2 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    0.2 miles
  • London Eye
    0.6 miles
  • Big Ben
    0.6 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    0.7 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    0.7 miles
  • Tower of London
    2.3 miles
  • O2 Arena
    5.7 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    7.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • London City Airport
    7.8 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    14.1 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    24.3 miles
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Amenities of Thistle Trafalgar Square
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Swedish
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Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

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.

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The fine print

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

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Thistle Trafalgar Square

  • Guests staying at Thistle Trafalgar Square can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Thistle Trafalgar Square is 1,000 feet from the center of London.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Thistle Trafalgar Square by:

    • Subway/Metro 45min

  • Check-in at Thistle Trafalgar Square is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Thistle Trafalgar Square offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at Thistle Trafalgar Square may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at Thistle Trafalgar Square include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Suite