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Thistle Express Luton

About us

Where we are

Thistle Express London Luton is right in the heart of the town, with easy access to Luton airport. With 152 bedrooms, free breakfast for every guest and tea and coffee on tap, this 3-star hotel in Luton town centre is perfect, whether you’re embarking on a trip, catching a late plane home, or are looking to explore the local area.

As well as it’s convenient location near Luton airport, the Thistle Express London Luton Hotel is also close to local landmarks including the University of Bedfordshire and Whipsnade Zoo, so there’s more than one reason to book a stay.To find us, please enter the following post code: LU1 2PA 

What you'll love

  • 152 new bedrooms, with a range of singles, doubles and twins
  • Free breakfast for every guest
  • Fresh tea and coffee on tap
  • Smart TVs in every room
  • Fast, free Wi-Fi
  • Thistle Express Hotel near Luton airport has limited on-site car parking, with 16 spaces available at £10 a night*

How to get around

We're...

  • 3 minutes’ walk from Luton Station
  • 10 minutes’ drive to Luton Airport
  • 22 minutes by train to London St Pancras

By car:
M1 Nottingham
Take Exit 11 from M1, At Junction 11 Take A505 exit to Luton/Dunstable, continue on to Dunstable Road. At the roundabout, take 3rd Exit onto Chaul End Lane. At the roundabout take the 1st exit to Hatters way/ A505. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Telford Way/A6. Turn right to Hucklesby/A6, then turn right onto Guildford street and follow Guildford street for 300 yards hotel will be on your left

M1- London
Take Exit 10. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit for New Airport Way/A1081. At the rnext oundabout take the 1st exit onto Gipsy lane/B653. At the roundabout continue straight onto Windmill Road/A505. At the roundabout take 2nd exit to St Mary’s road, continue to Church street, turn left from traffic light to Hucklesby way continue forward, from next traffic lights turn left onto A6 and follow Guildford street and after 300 yards hotel will be on your left and follow the ramp to get into hotel car park.*

* Parking

The hotel car park has a 2 metre height restriction. 

The hotel car park has limited space - guest parking at the hotel will be charge £10 for overnight parking.

Walking:
Luton Station - Hotel
Walk south, pass the Starbucks coffee then turn left towards Bute St. Turn right onto Guildford street, after 200 yards, then turn left onto hotel car park ramp.

When coming from the Mall to the hotel

Follow the sign for TK MAXX, then exit the Mall and walk straight ahead. The hotel will be directly on your left.

Free, fast Wi-Fi
Great Location
Flat screen TVs
Free fresh tea and coffee
We only take cards
Hotel Parking

Our Rooms

Express Single rooms

Our Express Single rooms

Staying solo? We’ve got the perfect room for you to stretch out, hog the duvet and get a great night’s sleep.

  • Large single bed
  • Fast, free Wi-Fi
  • Smart TV
  • Charging points by bed
  • Hypnos mattresses
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Unlimited tea and coffee in the lounge area
  • Iron and hairdryer
Breakfast (breakfast)
Charging points by bed (charging)
Hypnos mattresses (hypnos)
Single bed (single-bed)
Hairdryer (hairdryer)
Double bed (double-bed)
Iron (iron)
Smart TV (tv)
Free breakfast & unlimited tea and coffee (tea)
Fast, free Wi-fi (wifi)
Express Double rooms

Our Express Double rooms

Step inside, shut the world away and snuggle up in one of our spacious double rooms.

  • Double bed
  • Fast, free Wi-Fi
  • Smart TV
  • Charging points by bed
  • Hypnos mattresses
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Unlimited tea and coffee in the lounge area
  • Iron and hairdryer
Hypnos mattresses (hypnos)
Breakfast (breakfast)
Hairdryer (hairdryer)
Charging points by bed (charging)
Double bed (double-bed)
Iron (iron)
Smart TV (tv)
Free breakfast & unlimited tea and coffee (tea)
Fast, free Wi-fi (wifi)
Express Twin rooms

Our Express Twin rooms

Kick back and enjoy twice the comfort for you and your roommate in one of our twin rooms.

  • 2 single beds
  • Fast, free Wi-Fi
  • Smart TV
  • Charging points by bed
  • Hypnos mattresses
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Unlimited tea and coffee in the lounge area
  • Iron and hairdryer
Hypnos mattresses (hypnos)
Breakfast (breakfast)
Hairdryer (hairdryer)
Charging points by bed (charging)
Twin beds (twin-beds)
Iron (iron)
Smart TV (tv)
Free breakfast & unlimited tea and coffee (tea)
Fast, free Wi-fi (wifi)
Express King Rooms

Our Express King Rooms

Put your feet up, unwind and stretch out in our spacious king size room.

  • King Size Bed
  • Fast, free WI-FI
  • Smart TV
  • Charging points by bed
  • Hypnos Matress
  • Complimentary water
  • Free continental Breakfast
  • In room Nespresso machine
  • Unlimited tea and coffee in the lounge area
Fast, free Wi-fi (wifi)
Hypnos mattresses (hypnos)
Breakfast (breakfast)
Charging points by bed (charging)
Hairdryer (hairdryer)
Iron (iron)
Smart TV (tv)
Free breakfast & unlimited tea and coffee (tea)
Express Family rooms

Our Express Family rooms

No need to cram the whole clan into one space. Three people (big or small) can make themselves at home in our three-bedroom family rooms.

  • 1 double bed, 1 sofa bed
  • Fast, free Wi-Fi
  • Smart TV
  • Charging points by bed
  • Hypnos mattresses
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Unlimited tea and coffee in t
Hypnos mattresses (hypnos)
Breakfast (breakfast)
Hairdryer (hairdryer)
Charging points by bed (charging)
Double bed (double-bed)
Iron (iron)
Smart TV (tv)
Free breakfast & unlimited tea and coffee (tea)
Fast, free Wi-fi (wifi)
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Our Location

Thistle Express London Luton, The Mall, Library Road,
Luton , LU1 2TR

To find us, please enter the following post code: LU1 2PA
Please note the car park has space for 20 cars, available on a first come first serve basis, with a height restriction of 2 metres upon entering.

Get in touch

020 752 35067 or for international callers, +44 158 228 7020