The Thistle City Barbican is a 10-minute walk from Old Street station, 10 minutes from Kings Cross by taxi or two stops on the Northern Line. It has good transport links to central London and is close to the trendy, buzzy districts of Old Street and Shoreditch.
Stylish and modern, the hotel also a subtle air of tradition about it, which conjures a familiar-feeling, instantly comfortable atmosphere in which to enjoy your short London break.
Many of the spacious rooms include a seating area and large desk. Other facilities include Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, tea and coffee, hairdryer and toiletries in the en suite.
If you choose to eat and drink at the hotel, Bar 120 and 120 Central Brasserie provide a range of tasty dishes and an impressive wine menu. If you’d like to take a snack or meal in the comfort of your own room, round the clock room service is also available.
Top tip: The area is home to a plethora of bars and restaurants, so take a trip out and explore if you have time. You’ll find everything from traditional pubs to stylish, modern eateries, especially in the Hoxton Square area which 15 minutes’ walk away.