Thistle Express Hotel Luton Town Centre

Central hotel near railway station with free Wi-Fi and complimentary free breakfast

Thistle Express Hotel Luton  Bedroom

The Thistle Express Luton Town Centre is situated in the heart of Luton. Just a 3 minute walk from Luton Rail Station the Thistle Luton Express has easy airport connections, free Wi-Fi and complimentary free breakfast.

If you do not have a car and want accommodation in the centre of Luton, the Thistle Express Luton is arguably the best located hotel available located on top of the main shopping mall and entertainment area and within 2 to 3 minutes walk of the train or bus stations.

The Thistle Express is a no frills hotel offering low prices but offering a breakfast within the room rate, unlimited coffee and tea in the lounge area and free unlimited WiFi.

Thistle Express Luton Town Centre details

Number of rooms: 152

Rooms available: Singles, doubles/twin and family rooms

Transfers between Thistle Express Luton Town Centre and airport:

No hotel shuttle bus. The hotel is only a couple of miles from Luton Airport.

Local buses to the airport are available close by or a taxi is inexpensive for the short journey, around around £9-£11.

Thistle Express Luton Town Centre room facilities:

Rooms at Thistle Express Luton offer a Hypnos bed, smart TV, a hairdryer, ironing facilities and a safe. Enjoy unlimited tea & coffee in the spacious lobby.

Internet - Wi-fi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Room service - Room service is not available.

Thistle Express Luton Town Centre public facilities:

The Thistle Express is essentially a no frills hotel but there are public aresa, a breakfast room and a lobby with fresh coffee and tea free on tap.

Car parking: Limited on-site car parking, with 16 spaces last advised as £10 per night. Public car park next door.


Luton Town Centre is a large regional shopping centre.

The Mall is a shopping mall that nowadays is the anchor for the shopping activity.

Galaxy Leisure Centre Luton Town

Galaxy Leisure Centre Luton Town

The train station for Luton is adjacent to the shopping area and all the bus services use the streets around the shopping centre as the local hub.

The shopping area has all the mainstream UK chains, including Debenhams, Boots, TK Maxx, Marks and Spencers, WH Smith. The whole area is surrounded by a multitude of restaurants, fast food and pubs that covers all budgets and tastes.

The Galaxy Centre adjacent to the shopping mall and part of the pedestrianised shopping area offers a wide range of entertainment facilities including an 11 screen cinema, The Whitehouse Lloyds No 1 bar and a selection of restaurants, all under one roof.


The Galaxy also hosts a 16 lane ten pin bowling alley and games complex, six full-size American pool tables, over 100 amusement machines.


Airport Hotel Price

Flexible & advance purchase saver rates instantly

Both flexible and cheaper advanced purchase rates made are normally available at the Thistle Express Luton Town Centre. The cheaper advance purchase saver rates require payment at time of booking and are non-refundable.

Flexible rates allow cancellations up to 2.30pm on the date of arrival without penalty but may vary on certain rates, so check.





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