Thistle City Barbican
Central Street, London EC1V 8DS
18 minute walk Cancellation Policy: 7 days prior to arrival
Main Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Front Desk
  • Luggage Storage
  • Accessibility
  • No Smoking
  • Paid Parking Onsite
Hotel Summary

With a recent refurbishment of the bar and restaurant this 463 bedroom hotel offers a great base, close to Londons City district and airport. The Business Design Centre is less than 20 minutes walk away. The fully equipped Otium Health Leisure Club offers all you need to unwind after a long day, or you can enjoy a relaxing drink and a light snack in the hotel Cafe.

  • 463 Rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Ironing Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Lift
  • Newspapers
  • Room Service
Hotel in detail

Whether you are in the city for business or a bit of fun, the Standard Double rooms at the Thistle City Barbican have everything you need to feel relaxed and comfortable. The rooms are quiet, roomy and decorated in neutral tones to give off a nice, calm vibe that makes you feel at home. Each room has an LCD TV and fast and free unlimited Wi-Fi, as well as en-suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.

Feel at ease in the comfortable and contemporary brasserie with a menu full of delicious British and European fare, or relax in the plush seats in the Lounge and sample a cocktail or two in the casual and classy bar.

For corporate guests, this hotel offers a number of event spaces that can host anything from a small seminar to a gala banquet. Each comes with fast and free WiFi, an LCD projector with 100-inch screen and access to the dedicated events team. The largest space seats 180 and every room can be arranged in multiple ways. The staff at the hotel can take care of any of your travel connections, luggage storage, theatre tickets and much more. Theres also free access to the Otium Health and Leisure Club, car parking and free, fast unlimited WiFi. Express and late check-out services are also available.


The Thistle Barbican Hotel is less than 10 minutes walk from Old Street and Barbican Tube stations. There are 10 car parking spaces available at the hotel for an extra charge, which are allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis, or alternatively there is a public car park within walking distance.


Thistle City Barbican, Shoreditch is next door to Central Londons artistic hubs and business centres. You can do a bit of shopping in Angel, go out on the town in Shoreditch, stroll through the world famous Barbican Centre, explore the historic pubs in the Square Mile or visit the Museum of London.


Group Bookings

If you require nine or more rooms please contact Event Express on +44 (0) 1905 732 737 or email

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