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Overview of Thistle London Heathrow T5

Thistle London Heathrow T5

3.5 star property
3.5-star hotel in West Drayton with restaurant and bar/lounge

7.8/10 Good

1,065 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Connecting rooms available
The price is AU$105
Price available on 12/2/2023
Bath Road, Longford, West Drayton, England, UB7 0EQ

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Heathrow Villages
  • Thames River - 16 min drive
  • Windsor Castle - 21 min drive
  • Twickenham Stadium - 30 min drive
  • LEGOLAND® Windsor - 22 min drive
  • Hampton Court Palace - 32 min drive
  • Westfield London Shopping Centre - 38 min drive
  • Lapland UK - 33 min drive
  • Wembley Stadium - 48 min drive

Getting around

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 10 min drive
  • London (LTN-Luton) - 40 min drive
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 45 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 95 min drive
  • West Drayton Station - 7 min drive
  • Staines Station - 7 min drive
  • Slough Datchet Station - 7 min drive


  • London Hong Kong - 8 min walk
  • The White Horse - 8 min walk
  • Kaniz Restaurant - 9 min walk
  • Kings Arms - 9 min walk
  • Fat Boys Cafe - 3 min drive

About this property

Thistle London Heathrow T5

A great choice for a stay in West Drayton, Thistle London Heathrow T5 is only 2.5 mi (4 km) from the airport. The bar is a great place to grab a drink, and guests looking for a bite to eat can visit Runway View Restaurant, which serves Modern European cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. A snack bar/deli and a terrace are other highlights. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and airport.


Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 266 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 1:00 AM
  • Express check-in available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This property offers an airport shuttle service to Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5, via the Heathrow Pod.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site self-parking (GBP 12.00 per night)
  • On-site parking is limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1968
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace


  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Runway View Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.
Runway View Bar & Terrace – This bar specialises in Modern European cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Open daily.
Lobby Lounge – This lobby lounge only serves light fare. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15 per person (approximately)


  • Self-parking costs GBP 12.00 per night


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

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London Thistle Heathrow
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Frequently asked questions

Does Thistle London Heathrow T5 offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Thistle London Heathrow T5 does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Thistle London Heathrow T5?
As of 1 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Thistle London Heathrow T5 on 12 Feb 2023 start from AU$105, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Thistle London Heathrow T5?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Thistle London Heathrow T5?
Yes. Self-parking costs GBP 12.00 per night. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Thistle London Heathrow T5?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Express check-in is available.
Are there restaurants at or near Thistle London Heathrow T5?
Yes, Runway View Restaurant offers Modern European cuisine. Nearby restaurants include London Hong Kong (8-min walk), The White Horse (8-min walk) and Kaniz Restaurant (9-min walk).







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10/10 Exceptional

Great value for money
Friendly reception and quick check-in I stayed in a deluxe double room on the top floor of the hotel and also had breakfast in the airport view restaurant, would highly recommend if you are planning on flying from London Heathrow airport.
Jonathan, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Krishna, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Lee, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Gordon, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

A good location near Heathrow with good public transport links.
Iris, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Monica, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Very reasonable
Everything about this hotel is reasonable. Reasonable location, price, comfort, food. Front desk is good. Every time I've visited I've asked for one of three particular rooms and each time one of them has been waiting for me. Probably not ideal for a number of nights but excellent for 1-2.
Mark, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Janet, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Pat, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place thoroughly recommend.
Great location, if you like seeing the planes take off and land, this hotel can't be beaten. The pod back to Terminal 5 costs £6 and is so convenient. I would recommend this hotel for all stopovers
1-night trip with friends
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