Thistle City Barbican


Thistle City Barbican is just a short walk from the Barbican Centre - Europe's largest arts centre and home to the London Symphony Orchestra. As well as concert-goers, they’re a popular choice for groups looking to explore the city with Shoreditch and Hoxton's Square minute's away.

All Standard and rooms at Thistle City Barbican are en-suite and have BT Wifi broadband access. Facilities Available: Free unlimited Wi-Fi, Coffee and Tea Making Facilities, Complimentary Toiletries, Direct Dial Telephone, Flat Screen LCD TV with Freeview, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing Board, Room Safe, Work Desk

Dining Options
Relaxed and welcoming, the 120 Central Brasserie offers an à la carte menu featuring British and European dishes. Bar 120 serves a wide range of drinks and snacks in informal surroundings – perfect between meetings, after work or before dinner. RE:PLAY Bar is available for all sports fans where you can enjoy a range of food and drink whilst you watch your favourite sports stars do what they do best.

The hotel is well situated for Kings Cross and Liverpool Street Station and the Eurostar at St Pancras International. The Financial District is a 10-minute walk away.

Otium Health & Leisure Club has an indoor swimming pool, fully-equipped gymnasium, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, all of which are yours to use whenever you like during your stay.

To reach Thistle City Barbican by road… From King's Cross, head east along Pentonville Road, and turn right into Goswell Road. At the first set of traffic lights, turn left into Lever Street: Thistle City Barbican is at the junction with Central Street. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode EC1V 8DS
If you are going to Thistle City Barbican by rail…The nearest mainline stations are Liverpool Street and London King’s Cross/St Pancras. From the London mainline terminals, take the Underground to Old Street (Northern line) or Barbican (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan lines); Thistle City Barbican is about 10 minutes’ walk from either station. At Old Street station, which is the nearest tube station, take Exit 7, walk along Old Street and turn right into Bath Street, immediately after the Co-op shop. After 100yds turn left into Lever Street and you will find the hotel after another 100yds on your right. At Barbican station, turn left as you leave the station and walk along Goswell Road. At the next set of traffic lights turn right into Old Street. After 50 yards turn left into Central Street and you will find the hotel after another 150 yards on your right.
To reach Thistle City Barbican from the airport…From London Heathrow, the Heathrow Express runs direct to London Paddington in just 15 minutes (20 from Terminal 5), with a train every quarter of an hour. The Gatwick Express runs a similar service into London Victoria. Take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria, switch to the Underground Victoria line toward Walthamstow Central, then change at Euston station to the Northern line, getting off at Old Street.

Journey to Wembley Stadium: London Underground (Metropolitan Line). Including walking to and from tube stations, journey time approx 55 minutes.


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Star Rating **** 4 Star
Bar Yes
Business Centre Yes
Fitness Centre Yes
Internet Yes
Indoor Pool Yes
Mini Bar Yes
Parking Yes
Restaurant Yes
Rooms 463
Room Service Yes
Room Safe Yes
Tea & Coffee Yes
Satellite/Cable TV Yes
Location London