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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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Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Fantastic hotel our family booked this hotel for our ruby anniversary what a great choice can't thank them enough lovely staff and central location we had a great time would highly recommend. We were continental breakfast and it was more than enough if you wanted...More

Thank wilma521
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 10 July 2016

Dear wilma521 Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am pleased you had a great ruby wedding with us and and found our hotel to be fantastic and in a great central location....More

Reviewed 24 March 2016

Easy hotel to get to, being in the West End, fairly close to Haymarket Railway Station and two tram stops from the bus station. It's a five-ten minute walk from the hotel to Princes Street/Rose Street area, so great for getting around the city on...More

Thank Zundappzundapp
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 10 July 2016

Dear Zundappzundapp 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 clean and pleasant and the staff very helpful On behalf of myself and the team i look forward...More

Reviewed 22 March 2016

Family run hotel, very clean & all staff very helpful & friendly. The hotel is in a quite area of the city, tram connections a few minutes walk away. Would definitely recommed this & would stay again.More

Thank Pat D
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 10 July 2016

Dear Pat D, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am pleased you enjoyed your city break and found the hotel very clean with helpful, friendly staff On behalf of myself and the...More

Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Would not recommend this hotel, when we arrived there the man on reception didn't even lift his head From computer to Acknowledge are arrival, we were then told are room was on the top floor about 6-7 flights with a long drop down, to top...More

1  Thank peter b
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 10 July 2016

Dear peter b, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am saddened that your check in was not handled correctly and you felt the staff member on duty did not acknowledge you Please...More

Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Ok hotel, our room was clean looked newly done up , so that end was good , bar closes a wee-tad early for a Friday/Saturday night 11 and bar man hovers round you till he gets you out as (in annoying,) it is a nice...More

Thank ciaran7777
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 10 July 2016

Dear ciaran7777 Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am pleased you enjoyed your weekend stay with us and that your room was clean and newly done. I have taking your thoughts on...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$74 - US$262 (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$74 - US$262 (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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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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