Thistle Hotels was established by Scottish and Newcastle in 1965. A UK-based company - it has a portfolio of 33 hotels across the country in the three and four star sector. Thistle is the sixth largest hotel chain in the UK by bedroom numbers (10,000) and the largest hotel chain in London. The company prides themselves on offering a relaxed, comfortable experience for both business guests and tourists alike. With full wireless services across the chain, a selection of restaurants and a choice of excellent health and leisure facilities, there really is something for everyone.