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Thistle Hotel East Midlands Airport

Thistle - Nottingham East Midlands

Thistle Hotel
East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, DE74 2SH, UK

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Thistle Nottingham East Midlands Airport Hotel - 4 Star

The Thistle East Midlands Airport Hotel as its name suggests is situated at the entrance to East Midlands Airport and convenient for Derby and Nottingham, this modern hotel offers a surprisingly peaceful atmosphere. Nearby attractions also include the Peak District, Sherwood Forest and Alton Towers. The hotel also offers free WiFi throughout.

Guest Rooms

The 164-bedroom hotel offers all the facilities you would expect from a Thistle Hotel. All rooms are light, spacious and decorated in warm welcoming colours and fabrics. Choose from Standard, Executive or Deluxe rooms, all en-suite inc. wet room shower, air-conditioning, free Wifi , telephone, hairdryer, tv with movie channels and tea and coffee making facilities.

Health Club & Spa Facilities

While you stay at the Thistle hotel East Midlands airport you can use the facilities in their Otium Health & Leisure Club. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, whirlpool tub and fully equipped gymnasium.

Food & Drink

Their Sherwood Restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere and exciting menu with traditional UK and International dishes. The Lord Byron Bar serves a wide range of drinks, snacks and light meals throughout the day from 08.00am again in informal surroundings. Breakfasts at this Thistle hotel is chargeable.

Directions To The Hotel

From the North: Exit the M1 at Junction 24. Follow the A453, signposted to East Midlands Airport.

From the South: Exit the M1 at Junction 23A, then follow the A453 for the airport as above.

From the West: From the M6 take the A50, then the A453 signposted to the airport.

From the South West: From the M5 onto the M42, take the A42, signposted to the airport.

Airport Transfer Information

  • Distance from East Midlands Airport: 400 metres
  • Nearest train station: Derby - 12 miles
  • Timings of transfers: 24 hours a day on request, by hotel courtesy coach, taking around 2 minutes. For a service from the airport customers should contact the hotel via the information desk at the airport.
  • Holiday Parking: On site at the hotel. After the 15 day option parking is charged at daily rate.
  • Check In Time: Earliest check in 14:00
  • Check Out Time: Latest check out time 12:00 Midday

Hotel Facilities

  • Number of rooms: 164 / 2 floors
  • Facilities in each room: En-suite, air conditioning, Colour TV with Radio & Satellite channels, In room movies (chargeable), internet access, trouser press, hairdryer, telephone, ironing facilities, & tea/coffee making facilities
  • Restaurant: Sherwood restaurant: British and International cuisine, Lord Byron Bar: Light Snacks and Bar Meals
  • Room service available: Yes - 24 hours; continental breakfast at any time
  • Baby Sitting/Child Services: No, cots can be put in rooms on request only (except quad rooms)
  • Facilities for disabled/wheelchairs: Yes there are ground floor rooms at the hotel that are specifically designed for the disabled (lift cannot accommodate wheelchairs.)
  • Pets allowed: Yes by prior arrangement at no extra cost.
  • Health/Fitness Facilities: Otium Leisure Club with swimming pool, sauna, steam room, hot whirlpool tub and newly equipped gymnasium, sauna, steam room, hot whirlpool tub
  • Concierge Services: Laundry/Dry Cleaning, safe deposit boxes.
  • Business Facilities: 18 private conference rooms, 8 of which are air conditioned. the largest can accommodate 220 people theatre style. All other standard business facilities inc. state of the art audio & visual equipment.