Thistle Earlybird Check-in Makes Travel a Breeze

Thistle Hotels has taken the pain out of flying long haul and arriving at your hotel to find your room is not ready, by introducing Thistle Earlybird Check-in.

The new initiative from Thistle Hotels guarantees international travellers booking the Thistle Earlybirds check-in rate the facility to check-in at 10.00am, without incurring a charge for the previous night`s occupancy.

On offer at 11 Thistle Hotels at London, Manchester and Glasgow gateways, the Earlybird Check-in rate is available at no price premium to Thistle`s contracted agency and consortia preferred rates and can be booked through Thistle`s GDS, voice or web booking channels.

The Earlybird Check-in rate also offers additional benefits to international travellers staying at one of the selected 11 hotels including, a double or King sized air conditioned bedroom, priority upgrade on arrival subject to availability, airline mileage and full traditional breakfast.

“When you arrive at your hotel after a long-haul flight, waiting for your bedroom can be a real inconvenience and can mean an exhausting start to a business trip. Our Earlybird Check-in will make those worries a thing of the past as we will guarantee that you will be in your room by 10am on the morning of arrival at no extra charge,” stated William Burton, director of sales and marketing, Thistle Hotels.


Earlybird rates start from just £121 per night at Thistle Manchester and Thistle London Heathrow and in London at £166 at Thistle City Barbican.

For further information or to make an Earlybird Check-in reservation, call Thistle Hotels on 0800 18 17 16 or visit