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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“no lift”(46 reviews)
“west end”(24 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

The Edinburgh Thistle Hotel not to be confused with the St James Thistle Hotel was as stated a three star hotel, clean and tidy Georgian Manor Hotel.Ideally situated about half a mile from the west end of Princes Street. Walking to Princes Street was a...More

1  Thank Dixonofdockgreen1234
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 7 July 2016

Dear Dixonofdockgreen1234, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am pleased you found the Hotel to be ideally situated and you found the hotel to be clean and tidy. On behalf of myself...More

Reviewed 13 May 2016

We stayed here on May 5th for a few days,rooms were good and very nicely decorated. All the staff were very pleasant and nothing was too much trouble. Full Scottish breakfast was excellent start to the day and evening bar service just right to finish...More

Thank Michael F
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 7 July 2016

Dear Michael F, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am pleased you found the Thistle hotel a lovely place to stay and that the staff were pleasant and nothing was too much...More

Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

This is an edited version of my original post of this place. Original post - "stayed here with my ageing father not expecting to be placed on the top floor without a lift, had to endure the 80+ steps to the cramped non air conditioned...More

8  Thank Smiggle1
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I would describe this hotel as a comfortable old lady! We booked 3 rooms, on arrival we found that one room had a nice surprise of a complimentary upgrade. The staff are very human and polite, no 'posh speak' and any special request was dealt...More

1  Thank TonyLutterworth
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 7 July 2016

Dear TonyLutterworth, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am please the staff when out of the way for you and were human and polite which makes it easy to approach them. I...More

Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Edinburgh Thistle hotel we found this hotel to have everything we wanted. Location was very good you can walk to the heart of the CBD, room was large and clean, continental breakfast was good,staff were friendly and made you feel welcome,...More

Thank Lee S
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 7 July 2016

Dear Lee S, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Thistle hotel and that it had everything you needed. I am happy to hear you...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
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$308 (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$83 - US$308 (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 (178)
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Nearby
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
...More
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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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