Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square

Hotel Class
4 out of 5
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4.2 / 5Very Good
1,675 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Leicester Square
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Trafalgar Square
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Piccadilly Circus
    5 min walk
  • Airport
    London (QQW-Waterloo Train Station)
    12 min drive

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    About this area


    In the city center, Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square is in London's London City Centre neighborhood, an area with great airport proximity. The Strand and Piccadilly are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore St. James Park and Russell Square. Check out an event or a game at Stamford Bridge Stadium, and consider making time for Coca-Cola London Eye, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests love the hotel's quiet location.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Leicester Square - 3 min walk
    • Trafalgar Square - 3 min walk
    • Piccadilly Circus - 5 min walk
    • Coca-Cola London Eye - 15 min walk
    • Big Ben - 16 min walk

    Getting around

    • Leicester Square Underground Station - 5 min walk
    • London Charing Cross Station - 6 min walk
    • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 43 min drive


    • Squares Restaurant – Serves dinner and light fare daily.
    • Lounge – Bar. Serves light fare daily.

    About this property

    Thistle Trafalgar Leicester Square

    A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and 24-hour room service are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a meeting room, concierge services, and dry cleaning. All 108 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and LCD TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free bottled water, and hair dryers.

    Property amenities


    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    No onsite parking available

    Food and drink

    Buffet breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: GBP 15 per person
    1 restaurant
    1 bar
    24-hour room service

    Family friendly

    Dry cleaning service
    Laundry facilities



    Guest services

    24-hour front desk
    Concierge services
    Daily housekeeping
    Dry cleaning service
    Laundry facilities
    Luggage storage

    Languages spoken


    Business services

    1 meeting room




    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    Braille signage


    Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    Air conditioning


    Free toiletries
    Hair dryer
    Shower/tub combination


    Digital channels
    LCD TV

    Food and drink

    Coffee/tea maker
    Free bottled water


    Iron/ironing board

    Very Good

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition


    • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

    Conveniently situated on a small, quiet street that is very close to two popular squares. Hotel staff at check in was very friendly and accommodating. Hotel room was old and is in need of an update. Thin walls and floors, could hear anything that happened in hallway.

    Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Jan. 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Absolutely amazing location! Right near the Piccadilly line and Leicester line stations! It’s a little difficult to find with some nearby construction. But.. the bed was comfy, it matched the room description completely, it wasn’t super European Tiny either! The shower was great, handheld and rain style. Complete with toiletries and an espresso maker. Not loud from the streets and I felt safe in the area as a young woman. It’s near plenty of food and makes it really easy to get to anywhere. We were totally happy as first time visitors to the city! The front desk was kind and accommodating, as our sink drain didn’t work properly the first night it was fixed by the time we got back to the room no problem! Would stay here again and highly recommend!

    Stayed 2 nights in Jan. 2020


    • Liked: Staff & service

    Stayed here for the night with my wife when we went to see a show in London. The location of the hotel is great as it’s a couple of mins walk from both Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square and also Covent Garden only about 15 min walk away. The staff were helpful and we were checked on easily and quickly. However based on my room I would not say this is a 4 star hotel and did not warrant the price we paid. Our room was of an average size for a London hotel, however it wasn’t particularly clean. The nets that hang at the windows we grey where they clearly hadn’t been washed for sometime. The bedside tables were chipped and one of them had some sort of major damage which resembled a burn of some sort. The internal double glazing steamed up within mins of being in the room and water just ran down the inside. The air on/heating in the room was broken (spanner flashing) and it was either really cold or really hot. The general decor was tired and paint pealing from some of the walls.

    Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Great Location!

    Just minutes walk to Trafalgar and Leicester square and Chinatown. Booked the deluxe room which was spacious. Service amenities was inconsistent. We were only provided w bottled water and hand towels on the last day.. but nothing that can’t be settled w a quick call to recept. Will stay at a thistle property again.

    Stayed 3 nights in Jan. 2020

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