Welcome to London


When it comes to London welcomes, it doesn't get much warmer than Thistle. You'll be looked after by thoughtful staff that go out of their way to make your stay perfect. You'll be put in a room that feels as comfortable as home and you'll stay in a super convenient location. Welcome to London. You've got the best our city has to offer, right on your doorstep.



With 8 Thistle hotels located in central London, you'll find your home from home on every corner of the city. 

Our friendly, professional staff are on hand to provide expert local knowledge to help you get the best out of the Capital. 

And if you fancy staying outside of London, we also run Thistle Poole on the coast of Dorset, with stunning views over the harbour. 


glh Hotels ceases management of CIT estate

glh Hotels today announces that it has reached an agreement to cease management of the 19 regional Thistle Hotels (the CIT estate) which Lone Star Funds control. The agreement is a logical next step in glh Hotels' rapid transformation and aim of becoming a leading global hotel owner/operator by launching hotel brands that have global appeal.

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Thistle is sparing the embarrassment of ‘causing a fuss’ with the world’s first ever ‘Choose Your Own Room’ Service

Research from Thistle Hotels has shown that almost half of hotel staying Brits have requested to change their room (48%). Four in ten of us admit we feel ‘anxious’ about our hotel room even before we arrive - and one in five couples admit that poor choice has spoilt their first night away, ending up in a row. If we could, nearly ninety per cent of us (88%) would choose our own room if we could.

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At Thistle Hotels we're all about informal, warm, straightforward service in a comfortable, relaxed setting.

Our aim is to create an atmosphere where guests can work or rest at their own pace, where we can ensure we deliver exactly what our guests need.

To achieve this we need team members who feel the same way as us. If you think you've got what it takes, take a look at our vacancies below. 

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