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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

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  • Excellent44%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

got a 2 night stay through groupon. had a nice weekend break in edinburgh. nice old hotel. better than any modern hotel. had b&b. bed was clean and comfy. breakfast was nice. would recommend staying here if you are looking for a nice quiet place...More

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

Dear alan e, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am pleased you enjoyed your 2 night mid week break you got via Groupon. I am happy to ready that you found your...More

Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Thistle Hotel, Edinburgh. We stayed their for two nights, we received very good service, nice hotel with excellent staff members, happy atmosphere, made us feel soo welcomed, would highly recommend staying here, and would come again.More

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

Dear Baljinder T, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am glad you received very good service and that you found the hotel to be nice with a happy atmosphere. On behalf of...More

Reviewed April 1, 2016

This hotel is situated in the West End and not to be confused with the Thistle Hotel in the centre of Edinburgh. The hotel is clean and quaint. The staff were very friendly and I would definitely stay here againMore

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

Dear Denise M, 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 quaint and clean and the staff were very friendly. On behalf of myself and the...More

Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here midweek and it was great from check in to check out. The manager was welcoming and although are room was not ready (we arrived very early) he stored our bags and provided us with some handy local knowledge. Location wise, we walked everywhere...More

Thank David931
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded July 7, 2016

Dear David931, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am pleased you enjoyed your midweek break with us and every thing was great. I am glad you found your room to be huge...More

Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from staying at the Edinburgh Thistle. We stayed with friends and had a great time. Both our rooms were located on the same floor. Rooms very clean and comfortable. Hotel is located in a quiet area of Edinburgh and a good night's sleep...More

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

Dear CatherineAnnCrossgar, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am pleased to hear you and your friends had a great time and found your rooms clean and comfortable. I am please you enjoyed...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$94 - US$290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$94 - US$290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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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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Bridge J
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Emma M | Reviewed this property |
not sure about before as we didn’t require it but we were allowed to leave our two suitcases at the hotel after we checked out due to our train home not being till later on that day!!
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paulcarol40
October 11, 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
September 6, 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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"don't...you don't get a choice"
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"I was in room 22b, which is apparently one of only 2 single rooms (the other one sounds worse)"
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"Manor suite recommended"
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"Groupon deals available for this hotel - great deals to be had."
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