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    Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch

    120 Central Street | Clerkenwell, London EC1V 8DS, England
    011 44 871 376 9004
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    We stayed on Friday night for an event we were attending. 1st impressions were great, no queues at reception and the hotel entrance is clean and stylish. We had a premier executive room which included a small free mini bar, seating area and large king...More

    Thank Chic2geek
    Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded yesterday

    Dear Chic2geek, Thank you for your kind words after your recent stay with us. It's always great to know that guests left fully satisfied and we hope to see you again many times again in the future. Best wishes, Rob, Hotel Manager.

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Quite small rooms. Dated now so could do with an update, especially the bathroom could be modernised but the shower was great nonetheless. Great room service club sandwich and good breakfast. Very friendly staff. Didn't get a chance to use any of the facilities but...More

    Thank dulcify
    Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 2 days ago

    Dear dulcify, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how your stay was. I am happy that the team impressed you and you enjoyed the food, however, I am disappointed that we did not meet full expectation on this occasion. We will...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    It took over 20 minutes to get through to room service and only after asking at front desk!!! Food was late and the fried egg was the toughest rubber ever. A new egg came over 20 minutes later, who will wait for their dinner to...More

    Thank mike w
    Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 2 days ago

    Dear mike w, Thank you for taking the time to let us know your stay was. I am sorry that we did not meet full expectation on this occasion. I will follow up each of the points that you raise personally and see to it...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Nice room with a good bed. The view is not very nice but that didn’t bother us. just a 10 minute walk from the nearest subway station a nice walk to the Barbican station. Breakfast is very good a lot of choice and enough of...More

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    Thank saskiavdpol
    Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 2 days ago

    Dear saskiavdpol, Thank you for letting us know how your stay was. I am delighted that everything was to your liking on this occasion with the exception of the view; I fear that is a tough one for us to change at this time! I...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Nice and clean room with mini bar, swimming pool was not too many people, warm water, definitely will come back there. Good customer service. Receptionists very helpful and breakfast was nice. Happy with everything

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    Thank 864tatjanav
    Response from VCGMRob, Manager at Thistle City Barbican, ShoreditchResponded 2 days ago

    Dear 864tatjanav, Thank you for your kind words after your recent stay with us. It's always great to know that guests left fully satisfied and we hope to see you again many times again in the future. Best wishes, Rob, Hotel Manager.

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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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    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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    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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