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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Firstly on a positive note - great location. But I wish we’d read the reviews before booking. Parking was a ridiculous £20 per night but none was available. Room was shabby, dirty, dated and disappointing, so was the reception/bar/restaurant etc. Breakfast was very average, and...More

1  Thank sparkyp73
Reviewed 5 days ago

Situated in the West End of Edinburgh this hotel is within walking distance of Princes Street. It is an old Georgian fronted house converted into a hotel, that is in need of refurbishment. Our room situated on the first floor overlooking the street was comfortable...More

1  Thank sharon17Teesside
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is excellent location and rooms are very spacious, but rooms in need of good clean and TLC. Breakfast was continental and was fine. Hotel could be so much better if some money spent on it. Staff were good.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife treated me to a short, 2 night, break in Edinburgh to celebrate my birthday. It included a performance of Miss Saigon at the Festival Theatre. The Thistle is a small hotel slightly outside the original part of the New Town whose Western "border"...More

1  Thank Inchconnachan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable room, eight hours of undisturbed sleep, friendly staff, congenial surrounds. If you are looking for a quiet comfortable place to stay in Edinburgh devoid of corporate mantra that is conveniently located for both the City Centre and New Town (the National Gallery of...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$85 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#37 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#44 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$85 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#37 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#44 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Traveller (182)
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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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paulcarol40
11 October 2017|
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Response from gabrum26 | Reviewed this property |
We went by train for our break as it worked out cheaper than taking a car as it's £20 got parking it's o the hotels website it's a nice walk in to town also
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Denise B
6 September 2017|
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Response from gabrum26 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few steps to go up to get in and didn't see any ground floor rooms
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"I think some suites are available."
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"Its not a particularly busy street so probably not an issue, I slept at the back and it was very quiet"
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"Older people may request a room on the first floor."
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"Higher the room, better the view"
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