Thistle Express Swindon

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Thistle Express Swindon

Thistle Express Swindon

3.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Fleming Way, Swindon, England, SN1 1TN

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMuseum of the Great Western Railway16 min walk
  • Popular LocationATBShop Skate Warehouse16 min walk
  • Popular LocationSwindon Designer Outlet18 min walk
  • AirportOxford (OXF)56 min drive

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About this area


Located in Swindon, Thistle Express Swindon is in the city centre and near a train station. Swindon and Cricklade Railway and Barbury Castle are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include ATBShop Skate Warehouse and Museum of the Great Western Railway. Combat Splat and Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Museum of the Great Western Railway - 16 min walk
  • ATBShop Skate Warehouse - 16 min walk
  • Swindon Designer Outlet - 18 min walk
  • Coate Water Country Park - 8 min drive
  • Lydiard Park - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Swindon (XWS-Swindon Train Station) - 7 min walk
  • Bristol International Airport (BRS) - 57 min drive


  • Groves Company Inn - 4 min walk
  • The Savoy - 5 min walk
  • Poppins - 5 min walk
  • Turkuaz Bbq Restaurant - 5 min walk
  • IWok - 5 min walk

About this property

Thistle Express Swindon

3-star hotel with free breakfast and 24-hour front desk
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free on-the-go breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour front desk, express check-out and a reception hall.
Thistle Express Swindon offers 95 accommodations with a safe and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. This Swindon hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.


English, Greek, Hindi, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • 24 hours off-site parking (GBP 6.00 per day); discounts available
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast available 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7 AM–10 AM on weekends
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area


  • Lift
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Renovated entire property – July 2017
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


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


  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.00 per day.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 6.00 per day(262 ft away; open 24 hours)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 277 out of 627 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 240 out of 627 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 64 out of 627 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 30 out of 627 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 16 out of 627 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close to city center and bus station. Neat and beautiful free coffee 24hrs
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
City Centre location with convenient and good discounted parking. Decent and most convenient breakfast provision. Most friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are poorly insulated, so was hearing noisy conversations, next door showing etc, late into early hours of the morning.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice friendly staff, clean room, clean hotel. A nice breakfast and free 24 hour tea and coffee. Only down side is no parking on site.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Could not complain about anything apart from breakfast. Great choice prented well. Warm. But felt that bacon and sausaages left out too long before service
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in May 2022