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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
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

The thistle hotel is in a prime location close to shops and market the hotel it,s self is staffed by very polite and helpful younger generation who deal with all the day to day running off the hotel from reception breakfast cleaning and any other...More

Thank Swissfamilyhoppers
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I stayed here with my daughter in December for the Edinburgh Christmas markets. The hotel was a 10 minute walk away from Princes Street so we didn’t need take a car or use public transport. The hotel was clean, staff friendly and the food good....More

1  Thank elizabethnelson13
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had a lovely stay, Room 29 had a view of the castle and a quality super king comfy bed, quality linen and fresh white towels each morning. The Edwardian hotel had so many original features, including a gorgeous iron wrought stair case and a...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We only stayed one night room only basis, well priced hotel ten to fifteen minutes walk from town centre which suits us. This hotel is clean but needs some TLC, only one serious comment- the electrical lead that feeds the towel rail in room 27...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We stayed for 2 nights and we had never been to Edinburgh before. On arrival we were delighted to discover that we had been upgraded to an executive suite. The staff were polite, friendly and helpful at all times. We didn't get breakfast as we...More

1  Thank Nicola R
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About
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$76 - US$273 (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$76 - US$273 (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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Dining (18)
Hotel & Grounds (182)
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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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"Older people may request a room on the first floor."
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"Higher the room, better the view"
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"Avoid any room after first floor ..... need oxygen so high and no lift"
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"Our room was adequate, not sure if there are better rooms."
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