East Midlands Airport Hotels | The Thistle Hotel

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Established 1989 – Over 30
years of industry experience

The Thistle Hotel East Midlands

is 4 star hotel only a few minutes away from East Midlands Airport. Offering great transport links to major local attractions as well as a short distance from East Midlands Airport.

Reasons To Buy

The hotel has everything you would expect from a 4 star hotel an award winning restaurant, swimming pool amd leisure center to mentionĀ  few plus its only minutes from the terminal. Very popular hotel with sensible pricing and a great place to unwind before your holiday.

Hotel Facilities

Hotel Facilities

This hotel has it all, a swimming pool, lounge bar, award winning restaurant, en-suite bathrooms, satellite tv and leisure facilities.

Room Facilities

Rooms at the Thistle East Midlands feature en-suite bathrooms, colour TV with satellite channels, radio, hairdryer, trouser press and tea/coffee making facilities.

Leisure Facilities

Swimming pool, gym, spa bath and steam room

Check-in and Check-out Times

You can check inn from 2pm and must be checked out by noon.

Restaurant Details

The hotel restaurant serves a delicious selection of fine cuisine and beverages, opening for lunch between 12.30pm and 2pm. Dinner is served between 7pm and 9.30pm. Customers are asked to note that a free breakfast is no longer included at this hotel.

Room Service

Room service is available at the Thistle Hotel 24 hours a day.

Disabled Facilities

Thistle East Midlands has rooms available for disabled guests on request.

Parking Arrangements

Your vehicle is stored within the hotel grounds for the duration of your holiday if taking a parking package. Upon arrival at the hotel please proceed to park with areas D or E for which your car will remain during the duration of your holiday. If you require additional days parking are available. Your vehicle will be stored at your own risk.

Address and Directions

What you need to know about The Thistle Hotel


From the North: Exit the M1 at Junction 24. Follow the A453 signposted East Midlands Airport. From the South: Exit the M1 at Junction 23A. Follow the A453 signposted East Midlands Airport.

Transfer And Parking Information

Transfers run 24 hours a day via the hotel mini-bus and take about 2 minutes, your car will remain on the hotel grounds for the duration of your holiday.


East Midlands Airport,
Castle Donington,
DE74 2SH.


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