Thistle Heathrow Hotel
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Thistle Heathrow Hotel - Terminal 5

Rating: 3 Star Shuttle √ Free WiFi √ Parking Packages √ Air-Conditioning √ Non-smoking √
Achieved a score of 75% from 9533 reviews
Rates from £51 per room
Bath Road, Longford, West Drayton, England, UK, UB7 0EQ
This Hotel is Currently Trending! Currently rated at 81% compared to its all time rating of 75% and ranking at 268 of 866 hotels (up 355 places from 623) based on reviews in the last 7 days.

Hotel in Detail:

The Thistle Heathrow Hotel faces the airports northern runway and some parts of the hotel (including bar) have partial (not great), views of the runway. The hotel is located on a section of road where access is limited thus limiting the amount traffic, in any case the hotel is set well back from the road.
The hotels bedrooms are all en-suite. Amenities include air conditioning, soundproofing, direct dial telephone, trouser press, flat screen TV with digital channels, iron and ironing board, work desk, hairdryer, safe and tea and coffee making facilities. Bedrooms can pickup a WiFi connection (free of charge) and some rooms are available that have fixed internet connection points.

Dining Options:

Best Sellers Bar: 1st floor bar with a 100 seat capacity with Widescreen TV. Serves drinks and light snacks in an informal and relaxed setting.
Open 18.00 till 01.00. (Saturday 10.30 till 01.00, Sunday 10.30 till 23.30).
First Edition Restaurant: 200 seats capacity and serves contemporary British and European dishes. The restaurant has a terrace with views of the Heathrow terminal 5 area, northern runaway and plane take-offs.
Open: Monday to Thursday 06.00 till 9:30 (Weekends 06.00 till 10.30), 18.00 till 22.00
Oak and Avocado Lounge: A large ground floor lounge area with a capacity for up to 100, the restaurant serves a range of drinks and all day snacks.
Open: 09.00 till 18.00.

Hotel guests are able to use the health and leisure club which is opposite the Thistle Heathrow Hotel (pool, sauna, gym) (charges apply).
The hotel has 18 air-conditioned meeting/conference rooms with air-conditioning, the largest of which seats 700 theatre style. There are also 5 syndicate rooms which are suitable for smaller meetings.
The hotel has a business centre and provides concierge services.
WiFi is available in all areas of the hotel (charge).

Hotel Vicinity:

Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Heathrow Airport T5 0.8 miles (1.3 km), Motorway: M25 Junction 15/ M4 Junction 4b 1.1 miles (1.8 km). The Thistle Heathrow Hotel Terminal 5 is located just to the West of Heathrow Airport in an area called Longford. This section is nearest to terminal 5 which is just over half a mile away. This location is also convenient for Windsor (Castle) (5.3 miles) and Ascot (racecourse) (9.6 miles) which are major towns also to the west of the airport. Nearby attractions include Spelthorne Museum (3.5 miles) and Slough Museum (4.8 miles). Opposite the hotel is a fitness/leisure centre while 300 yards from the hotel is a McDonalds Restaurant to the north and by the junction with the Colnbrook Bypass. One third of a mile to the south along the Bath Road are two traditional pubs, The Kings Arms and the White Horse. The nearby village of Longford is just 5 minutes away and offers opportunities for places to eat and drink along with a few small shops. This section of the Bath Road is actually relatively quiet in terms of traffic since its no entry further down to the south for traffic going north. This means it cant be used a through route for traffic trying to join the A4.
local places of interest:  1.1 mile (1.8 km) from Formula 1 Karting, an Indoor racing circuit with 8 corners. 1.1 mile (1.8 km) from Jump Giants, a huge sports arena with trampolines, a Battle Beam Zone, jump arena, foam zone, dodgeball courts, tumble runs, basketball slam dunk lanes and dedicated junior giants area.


Shuttle bus (hotel hoppa bus H4, H52 and H54) runs between the airport (all terminals) and the hotel from 5.16 am until 23.30. Cost £4.50 one way, £8 return (onboard £5 one way, £8 return) 
Served by the 423 bus (from terminal 5 only) which is part of the free bus route around Heathrow Airport. For the central area of terminals 2 and 3(the central bus station) you can use the 75 and 76 buses which have a stop just over 200 yards from the hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 264
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon


Public parking is available on site and costs £10 per day.


Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 75% by past guests (however its currently trending higher, see note at the top of the page for its 7 day ranking). The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Thistle Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Thistle hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 75% is 3% below the 78% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. This makes the hotel just below the average rating for the vicinity.
Milesfaster ranking: 623rd from 866 London hotels, 8th of 9 Thistle Hotels, 44th of 64 Heathrow hotels, and 205th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (5.4 miles, 8.7 km) would be the 3 star Premier Inn Brentford, whose lowest rates start at about £64 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating.
If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Lord Kensington Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 73% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £44 (theres free WiFi too).
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 4 Star Artist Residence London may well be of interest to you being 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the Thistle Heathrow Hotel - Terminal 5. The Artist Residence London has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.


The hotel was formerly marketed as the Heathrow Park Hotel till the mid 2000's.
AM/FM Alarm Clock
Business Centre
Meeting/Banquet Facilities
Shops/Commercial Services
Laundry/Valet Services
Coffee Maker in Room
Room Service
Handicapped Rooms/Facilities
Hairdryers Available
No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
no Pets Allowed
Television with Cable

Thistle Heathrow Hotel - Terminal 5 Locality Information

Districts Close by:

Longford, Heathrow, Harmondsworth, West Drayton, Hayes

Nearest Major Airports:

Heathrow (1.5 miles, 2.4 km), London City (23.1 miles, 37.1 km), Gatwick (26.2 miles, 42.1 km), Luton (28 miles, 45 km), Stansted (42.7 miles, 68.7 km)

Nearest Stations:

Heathrow Airport T5 (0.8 miles, 1.3 km), Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 (1.5 miles, 2.4 km), West Drayton (2.1 miles, 3.4 km), Heathrow Terminal 4 (2.2 miles, 3.5 km)

Directions: Please note the Thistle Heathrow is located just off the A4 on the old Bath Road, simply travel West on the A4 Bath Road from Heathrow and take the left turn by the Total petrol station opposite the Sheraton Hotel (not Skyline). The turning off of the A4 Bath Road is easy to miss, if you miss the turn then turn into the Total petrol station or the McDonalds restaurant forecourt and cut through from there. Hotel is 100 yards down on your left opposite the leisure centre.