THISTLE CITY BARBICAN

120 Central St., London EC1V8DS United Kingdom (GBR)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3 Star Downtown Hotel
51.5274751-0.0969153
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  • Has indoor swimming pool
  • The Avg. Group Saves 11.0%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 463 rooms in hotel
  • 6 floors in property
  • Check-out time: 12:00
  • Group friendly rating of 6.0/10
  • 13 meeting rooms in hotel

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As you would expect of one of the few London City hotels, the Thistle City Barbican hotel is a popular choice for business people wheeling, dealing and networking in the Square Mile. However, we’re also popular with art lovers, concert-goers and tourists, too.Not only are we just around the corner from the Barbican Centre, we are also close to Shoreditch and Hoxton's Square, and enjoy easy access to three underground stations, so the opportunities to indulge your creative side or explore London’s many attractions are countless.Whether you’re here for business, the ballet, the nightlife or simply a short break in London, the Thistle City Barbican hotel has all you need to relax and unwind, including complimentary access to our Otium Health & Leisure Club.Thistle City Barbican hotel, London at a glance:• Located close to Barbican centre, Moorfields Eye Hospital and The City of London

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Property Description

Located on the edge of The City within 10 minutes walking distance of Old Street and Barbican tube stations for the Northern, Circle, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan lines which gives easy access to Liverpool Street, Paddington and Kings Cross main line stations. The famous Barbican Centre, is just a short walk away. We are a prime location for the business travellers. Our dedicated conference facilities with 13 flexible meeting rooms will cater for business meetings, private dining and banquets for up to 150 delegates. Thistle City Barbican Hotel also features 463 bedrooms including Standard, Premium and Family rooms. Our 120 Central Brasserie restaurant, Bar 120 & Co-Motion Bar serve a wide range of modern European dishes. Guests also benefit from the complimentary use of our Otuim leisure club so they can relax in the pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room or workout in our modern gym . WiFi is complimentary for all guests throughout the hotel

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:14:00
Check Out:12:00
Year of Last Renovation:2009
Floors:6
Rooms:463
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:463
Handicap Rooms:1
Suites:0
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:13 View Spaces
Meeting Space:2586 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 160 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:11am - 2 am
Pool Info:
Indoor pool14 m x 6 mMon - Fri - 0630 am - 2045 pmSat & Sun - 0800 am - 19 45 pmSwimming Pool is not available between 8-12.30pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual - 14:00 pm on the day (depending on booking)Groups - 28 days prior
Nightly Parking:£25
Typical Group Deposit:100%
Total Taxes:20.00%
Total Misc Fees:$20.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
VAT: Value Added Tax:20.00 VAT % Inclusive
Parking Fee:25.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 2.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee:10.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:16.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:19.95 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:35.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:30.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 3.75 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 3.75 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 3.25 Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:15.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fitness and health center
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone

Airport & Shuttle Information

London City - 10 milesNo Shuttle serviceTaxi about £45.00 - Depending on traffic

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

£16.95 per personFull English Breakfast Buffet

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Thistle City Barbican

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Thistle City Barbican.

Feel free to use the Thistle City Barbican meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in London event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Meters)
Size
(sqm.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Clerkenwell Suite16 x 10 x 217280/1007770505050--/--130200--
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Clerkenwell Suite

The Clerkenwell Suite is the largest room at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. It can seat up to 130 delegates comfortably in a Theatre Style Set up in the main section of the room. The one wall of the room consists of floor to ceiling windows which brings in natural daylight into the meeting room. The room has its own private entry from outside and is located on the ground floor of the hotel. Air conditioning is standard in all our meeting rooms as is Complimentary WiFi. This room is interconnecting with the Barbican Suite and we have larger events taking place in the Clerkenwell Suite and the Barbican being used as a catering space or exhibition area.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
172 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
16 x 10 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
15
Columns:
2
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£1500.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£3000.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£1500.00 GBP
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
£4500.00 GBP
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Barbican Suite19 x 7 x 214964/805650404540--/--110200--
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Barbican Suite

The Barbican Suite is located in the conference Building on the ground floor the Thistle City Barbican Hotel. It can seat up to 110 delegates comfortably in a Theatre Style Set up in the main section of the room. The one wall of the room consists of floor to ceiling windows which brings in natural daylight into the meeting room. Air conditioning is standard in all our meeting rooms as is Complimentary WiFi. This room is interconnecting with the Clerkenwell Suite and we have larger events taking place in the Clerkenwell Suite and the Barbican being used as a catering space or exhibition area.Outside the Barbican Suite is a large Foyer area - this is normally used as catering space for events taking place in the Barbican Suite
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
149 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
19 x 7 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
15
Columns:
2
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£1500.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£3000.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£1500.00 GBP
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
£4000.00 GBP
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Monument Suite11 x 6 x 26940/--4245283030--/--5060--
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Monument Suite

The Monument Suite is located on the first floor of the Main building. This room does not have any natural daylight, but it does have air conditioning and level entry from the lifts.This room can seat a maximum of 50 delegates in a Theatre Style Set up.The Monument Suite is of a Similar size as the Mansion Suite and the Temple Suite and have the added advantage of being interconnecting to both of these meeting rooms. This makes this an ideal third option for any private dinners or private functions that you might have. There is structural pillars between the Monument Suite and the other 2 meeting rooms, which doesn't make it Suitable for larger events using both rooms, but it does work to host an event in one room and potentially using one of the other as a syndicate or catering area.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
69 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
11 x 6 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£800.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£1200.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£800.00 GBP
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
£2000.00 GBP
Mansion Suite11 x 6 x 271--/503535282830--/--5060--
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Mansion Suite

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
71 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
11 x 6 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
10
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£800.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£1200.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£800.00 GBP
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
£2000.00 GBP
Photo of Mansion Suite

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