"...pounds more, take it; the Thistle will deliver to your room for a small room service charge, which is a nice start to the day in my opinion.
2. If a 'room with a view' is important, request one, otherwise, you may find the internal courtyard rather dismal, albeit quieter.
3. If you weren't offered a double bed when booking through your agent, give the hotel a ring directly and they will happily amend this for you.
4. Upon arrival, request that ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
"Excellent hotel for a good price. We booked this place off Lastminute, so the rate was discounted.
We stayed here for New Year\'s Eve, which turned out to be the perfect idea. I'd highly recommend doing this if you're ever in London on that day, because trying to get public transport back from seeing the fireworks is a NIGHTMARE. For other uses, the location is perfect - just off Oxford St - but for us, it was a little far (actually, very far from ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
The price it would have been without the special rate!
"The location of this hotel was great, right in the city centre at Marble Arch, and as with most London hotels, only a short walk to a tube station.
The lobby looked quite grand and you travel up on escalators to get to the check in area.
We asked about an upgraded room when we checked in, as I'd read free upgrades were common at the time, but the receptionsit was quite non-plussed and said we'd have to pay extra for this - we left it.
The room ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful