Hotel in Detail:The Thistle Piccadilly is a small and friendly hotel sporting its original Victorian facade and suited to both both business and pleasure travellers. The curved facade is highlighted by an iLight architectural lighting system. The hotel has a traditional and classic style. The lobby is a bright, modern space, graced with soft lighting and furniture.
All bedrooms benefit from luxurious en-suite facilities with rainforest showers, specialist mood lighting, smart LCD TVs and tea and coffee making facilities (including Nespresso coffee machine). Each of the rooms are air-conditioned and include amenities such as direct dial telephones, complimentary mini-bar, wakeup call system, desk, safe, complimentary high speed wireless internet access, ironing facilities, radio, desk, hairdryer, trouser presses. Some rooms also have a view over Leicester Square.
The hotel also offers what it calls a call and collect room service where you can order by phone and then pickup your request.
Dining Options:The Thistle Piccadilly has an Eat&Go restaurant where breakfast is served daily, snacks and drinks are served throughout the day. Breakfast includes cereals, croissants, tea, coffee, fresh fruit, yoghurt, continental and English buffet options.
A business centre is available for guests needing to work. The front desk is open 24/7, has safety deposit box facilities and the hotel offers luggage storage facilities. In the hotel lobby is a workstation PC with free WiFi access. WiFi can be picked up throughout the hotel.
Guests benefit from the hotels own onsite gym with the latest high tech equipment.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Piccadilly Circus 0.1 miles (0.2 km), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.4 miles (0.6 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.5 miles (4 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6 miles (9.7 km). There are 5 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km).
Thistle Piccadilly is as central as it gets. Officially the centre of London is Charing Cross but in practical terms the true centre is Piccadilly Circus which is just 200 yards from the hotel. The best of London's nightlife is on your doorstep with the likes of Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square within 400 yards. Piccadilly Circus is perhaps best known for 2 things, the Eros statue and the neon advertising signs, but there's way more. Its also home to the Trocadero centre, Ripley's Believe it or Not museum and Planet Hollywood. If you are looking to be in the centre of everything then this is the place to be. The whole area around the Thistle Piccadilly Hotel is buzzing throughout the day, night and into the early hours with a large number of clubs, bars and restaurants in the immediate vicinity. Immediately north of the hotel is China Town, names after its large Chinese population and Chinese restaurants and stores with Soho and its renowned restaurants adjacent to China Town. For shopping you have the long and winding Regent Street with exclusive shopping areas just off of Regent Street with the likes of Bond Street.
Nearby places of interest are too numerous too mane but a selection of the closest includes the Comedy Store (0.1 miles), Sports Bar Haymarket (0.2 miles), National Gallery (0.2 miles), Ben Uri Art Society and London Jewish Museum of Art (0.3 miles). There are 10 theatres within 250 yards.
Bedroom Numbers: 82
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.4 out of 5 by 2379 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 967 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 211 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 1412 reviews)
Parking:Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges are applicable.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Thistle chain your closest choices would be:
Royal Trafalgar Hotel (Thistle): is 167 yards (152 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 87% and rates start from about £137.
Thistle Holborn: is 0.6 miles (1.0 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 88% and base rates begin at about £133.
Bloomsbury Park Hotel (Thistle): 0.8 miles (1.3 km), rated at 79% and with rates from around £92.
Thistle Barbican Shoreditch: 1.9 miles (3.1 km), rated at 68% and with rates from around £66.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Thistle Hotels have an average guest rating of 80%. The Thistle Piccadilly with its rating of 88% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Thistle hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 223rd from 865 London hotels, 1st of 8 Thistle Hotels, and 83rd of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Thistle Piccadilly Hotel and not too far (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Royal Trafalgar Hotel (Thistle), where prices begin from around £117 and which has an 87% guest satisfaction rating. The Royal Trafalgar Hotel (Thistle) also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Strand Palace Hotel. 0.5 miles away (0.8 km), has scored 80% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £163 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star Haymarket Hotel ticks many of the right boxes. The Haymarket Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. The Haymarket Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (Coventry Street, W1 postcode) that we list cover a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. They include 27 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 5 three star hotels (average rating 85%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 83%). Top 4 star hotel is The Resident Soho at 98%. Of these local hotels the highest rated are Haymarket Hotel (5 star), the Soho Hotel (5 star), the Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) and the Corinthia Hotel London (5 star) (all 4 are joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £222 per night. They range from a low of £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 83%) to a high of £505 at Ritz Hotel London (5 Star, 90%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £301, Four Star average: £143, Three Star average: £107 and Two Star average: £18.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Thistle Piccadilly 32nd of the 50 local hotels and 9th for the 17 four star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 10th of 50 (5th of 17 four star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 16th of 36 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (SoHostel was top).
History: Was the Every Hotel Piccadilly till 2019 when it switched back to its old name of Thistle Piccadilly.
was the Thistle Piccadilly till February 2015. Formerly The Hospitality Inn Piccadilly (1996).
Was called the Mapleton Hotel in the 1950s when the hotel was the location for the original Ronnie Scotts jazz club.