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Thistle Barbican Shoreditch, London

3-star3 stars
Central StreetClerkenwell, LondonEnglandEC1V 8DSUnited Kingdom

3-star hotel with spa, near Museum of London
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Great pool
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
950See all 950 reviews
From 3,637 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Thistle Barbican Shoreditch, London

from $123 CAD
  • 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

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 center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Year Built
  • Elevator/lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

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.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.


120 Central Brasserie - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Thistle Barbican Shoreditch, London’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.
  • Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

    Parties and events are allowed on site. 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.

    What’s around Thistle Barbican Shoreditch, London


    • In London City Centre
    • Museum of London - 17 min walk
    • London Stock Exchange - 23 min walk
    • St. Paul's Cathedral - 25 min walk
    • London Bridge - 37 min walk
    • University of London - 37 min walk
    • Tower of London - 39 min walk
    • University College London - 41 min walk

    Getting around

    • London (LCY-London City) - 31 min drive
    • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 52 min drive
    • London (STN-Stansted) - 56 min drive
    • London (LTN-Luton) - 62 min drive
    • London (SEN-Southend) - 71 min drive
    • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 88 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

    Recent reviews

    Good 7.2 From 950 reviews

    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch, London
    Very Good8.0
    Clean and friendly. Nice area of town. No complaints.
    A Traveler, ca3 night trip
    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch, London
    My experience with this hotel was horrible. Only best part of this hotel was location. You can commute to all major attractions within 15 mins drive. We had 3 nights booking here. 1st of all, they gave me a room without air conditioning. 2nd, they never refill shampoo, conditioner or body wash. Also, this is my first hotel I have ever seen that they don’t provide body lotion. I complained to receptionist about house keeping. They seemed not to care at all. The bed was uncomfortable. The washroom was very tiny. And the toilet flush majority of the time didn’t work properly at all. BathTub was small as well. Also, we could hear everything from the room right beside us. During our stay we heard one guy was snoring. Pros: Location was good. Cons: above all issues.
    A Traveler, ca3 night trip
    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch, London
    Room was very cold no heating control slept with coat on No tea pots just institutional tea poured from a flask jug
    Pauline, gb1 night trip
    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch, London
    Very Good8.0
    good stop over night but not for a longer trip
    large room (so much better than single rooms), two room problems: someone removed the refrigerator and the shower diverter did not work. I reported this when I checked out since nothing could be done about the refrig at 9 pm and did not know about the shower until 8 am the following day I am in London often and try new hotels...…….although hotel was ok i did not like the neighborhood...… shops, food nearby (the fish is one block away and recommended by cabby), i prefer to walk everywhere and it was not that far back to Kings Cross the next morning but I would NEVER walk here after dark. there are tube stations and buses in the area but this is always difficult with 2 pcs of luggage. nice to have hvac control after a week on NO AC and a hot Sept. Staff member did offer me a coffee the next morning to offset my room problems but had to rush off to the next planned event.
    A Traveler, us1 night trip
    Thistle Barbican Shoreditch, London
    Pay for what you get
    The walls were paper thin. A man next door was slamming his window shut constantly. The droning sound of talking from his tv was heard throughout the whole night. I rang reception to complain 3 times and let it ring for a very long time and had no answer. Rubbish customer service. My tv only had 2 channels and even they were fuzzy terrible picture quality.
    Arron, gb1 night trip

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