Hotel Features. The Thistle Victoria's spacious lobby features a sweeping staircase, stained glass windows and glittering chandeliers. The lobby is embellished with red-leather chairs, ornate cornices and decorative archways. Chez Gerard serves Full English breakfasts, continental breakfasts and bar fare. The Club Bar offers light bar snacks throughout the day. Grosvenor Lounge presents velvet fireside seating and serves tea, coffee, and a selection of sandwiches from early morning through early evening hours. The Thistle Victoria offers 12 function rooms that accommodate up to 200 guests. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas of the hotel. This property provides complimentary access to a fitness centre located 200 metres from the hotel.
Guestrooms. The seven-story Thistle Victoria offers 356 guestrooms with bright, modern décor. Colour schemes range among shades of blue, green, red and gold. Bathrooms contain shower/tub combinations, makeup mirrors and complimentary toiletries. Room amenities include coffeemakers and refrigerators.
Expert Tip. The hotel is located on Buckingham Palace Road 500 metres from Buckingham Palace. One of London's most popular tours centers around the mews, where the royal family stables their Windsor Grey horses and keeps its fine carriages, including the four-ton Gold State Coach.
Standard Double/Twin: One double or two twin beds, allocated on arrival (extra rollaway beds on request). Bright decor in blues and greens or red and gold tones. Desk, ceiling fan, coffee table and armchair. Satellite television with pay movies, high-speed Internet connection, direct-dial phone, refrigerator, trouser press, tea and coffee facilities. Tiled bathroom with shower/tub combination, hair dryer, makeup mirror and complimentary toiletries.
Deluxe Double/ Twin room: One double or two twin beds. Bright decor in blues and greens or red and gold tones. Desk, coffee table and armchair. Air conditioning, satellite television with pay movies, high-speed Internet connection, direct-dial phone, refrigerator, safe, trouser press, tea and coffee-making facilities, complimentary newspaper and complimentary bottled water. Tiled bathroom with shower/tub combination, hair dryer, makeup mirror and complimentary toiletries.
Single Room: One twin bed. Bright decor in blues and greens or red and gold tones. Desk, ceiling fan, coffee table and armchair. Satellite television with pay movies, high-speed Internet connection, direct-dial phone, refrigerator, trouser press, tea and coffee-making facilities and complimentary newspaper. Tiled bathroom with shower/tub combination, hair dryer, makeup mirror and complimentary toiletries.
Advance Purchase Double/Twin : One double bed or two twin beds. High-speed Internet connection. TV with premium cable channels. Coffee/tea maker. Hair dryer. Trouser press. Complimentary newspaper.
Standard Double/Twin: One double bed or two twin beds. High-speed Internet connection. TV with premium cable channels. Coffee/tea maker. Hair dryer. Trouser press. Complimentary newspaper.
Approximate distance to the hotel is 24 km (15 miles).
Getting there. The Heathrow Express train travels non-stop from the airport to Paddington Station. Paddington is seven stops from Victoria on the District and Circle lines of the London Underground. The airport is also on the Underground's Piccadilly Line which runs directly to South Kensington, with connections to the Circle or District line and Victoria. Black taxi cabs wait outside each terminal. Coaches run to London Victoria station. Local buses serve Heathrow. From London Gatwick Airport:
Approximate distance to the airport is 53 km (33 miles). <br<>br> Getting there. The Gatwick Express train runs from the airport to London Victoria Station and takes. Regional train services run to Victoria. Coaches to London Victoria depart from the ground floor of the South Terminal.
Getting around. Possibly the easiest way to navigate London is via the Underground or bus services. London's black taxis are plentiful and can be hailed in the street.
London charges congestion zone fees within clearly designated areas of the city. Those who operate vehicles within these zones are assessed daily fees that apply Mondays through Fridays.
The money-saving Oyster Card is a smartcard that stores up to 90 pounds of pay-as-you-go credit. It can be used on the Tubes, buses, DLR, trams and select national rail services throughout London. Oyster Cards are less expensive than single fares, and daily price capping automatically calculates the least expensive fare for single-day journeys. Oyster Cards can be purchased at the Oyster website, most Tube station ticket offices, at Oyster Ticket Stops, at select National Rail ticket offices, at select London Travel Information Centres, and by telephone at 0845 330 9876.
- Cable/Satellite TV TV/VCR
- High Speed Internet Bar/Lounge
- Restaurant(s) Concierge desk
- Banquet facilities Meeting room (small groups)
- Comp newspapers in lobby Event catering
- Security guard Safe-deposit box
- Audiovisual equipment Umbrella
- Business services Exhibit space
- Airport transportation (fees apply) Coffee shop or cafe
- Dry cleaning service Express check-in
- Internet public area - wireless - Fees Apply Elevator/lift
- Shoe shine Breakfast services
- Conference room(s) Suitable for children
- Room service (24 hours) Wedding services
- Parking nearby - Fees Apply Medical assistance available
- Translation services Air-conditioned public areas
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary) Currency exchange
Room Amenities: , , • Trouser press • Internet access - high speed • Rollaway beds • Cable/satellite TV • Direct-dial phone • Electronic/magnetic keys • Makeup mirror • Shower/tub combination • Cribs (infant beds) available • Complimentary toiletries • Window opens • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Extra towels/bedding • Internet access - dial-up • Pay movies • Child care (in room, surcharge • Iron/ironing board (on request • Electronic check-out • Smoking rooms
Buckingham Palace: 500 metres | St James's Park: 500 metres | Green Park: 800 metres | London Eye: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | Soho: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | National Gallery: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | Houses of Parliament: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | British Museum: 3.0 km (2.0 miles) | Regent's Park: 3.0 km (2.0 miles) | Covent Garden: 3.0 km (2.0 miles) | British Library: 3.0 km (2.0 miles)
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