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Thistle Dhu Bed & Breakfast

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I stayed for two evenings on business and it would have been longer if they weren't fully booked due to the festival. John and Margaret were lovely, warm and welcoming. My room was clean, tidy and equipped with facilities for making a brew plus there was a TV and free WiFi. They also recommended local places to eat. John got...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Margaret and John were extremely welcoming and helpful during our stay. Their BnB was very clean and well kept. Our room was comfortable, and having been our first night in Scotland, our stay was a great introduction to a beautiful and friendly country. You certainly won't leave hungry as their breakfasts include a traditional Scottish breakfast (beans, fried egg, hash...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Pros: very clean and tidy; well cooked fried breakfast but no choice of white or brown bread (seeded only - my sons would have liked white so they didn't have toast); handy for the bus (20 minute ride) into city centre. Cons: Craig's Room, at the front, the family room, is facing the main arterial A8 road, and was, along...

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5Thank familyman921
Naxxar, Malta
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We stayed at Thistle Dhu for just one day and night. Margaret & John welcomed us into an immaculately clean and comfortable room. The ensuite bathroom with a good shower plus shower gel and towels too. On Sunday morning a generous breakfast was prepared for us in a spacious dining area overlooking the garden. They made sure that it was...

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2Thank JoeMalta735
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

We arrived late but by this time, we had a choice of restaurants to go to thanks to couple who thought of it! The accommodation was absolutely awesome and the location stunning! My friends could not believe how good the accommodation was! The next morning the breakfast was as good as anywhere you could wish for and they could not...

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Bicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We were in Edinburgh for our grand daughter's first birthday - an important milestone - and returned to Thistle Dhu where my wife had stayed for a visit to No. 1 daughter just over a year ago, and we weren't disappointed. John and Margaret were most welcoming for our four night stay, and provided excellent breakfasts each morning. The beds...

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2Thank Robert C
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2015

The bus (31) from Princess Street, dropped me off right outside Thistle Dhu, John and Margaret were extremely friendly, very warm, sincere and welcoming. I was given the choice of two rooms, and I chose one which was named: "Craig's room" after their son (seemed fitting, as my name is also Craig!). All of the rooms are lovely; clean, comfortable...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 February 2015

A warm welcome from both John and Margaret and show to an immaculate room. A good start! Then a sound sleep, perfect breakfast and good local guidance! A short two night stay for a sad family occassion but nonetheless a true home from home experience. Candidly can't suggest a single improvement and wholeheartedly recommend.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We stayed there for a short night before leaving at 4am for the airport. The hosts were really nice and helpful, it's a pity we didn't get to stay for a little longer! The room was very clean and comfortable. Definitely recommended!

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1Thank C M
Kirriemuir, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Have stayed here every year we come to Edinburgh. John and Margaret are like family now. The rooms are so comfortable you are guaranteed a good night's sleep. The shower was big enough for my six foot son to fit in quite comfortably. Breakfast is excellent. Recommend to all.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thistle Dhu Bed and Breakfast is a 3 star comfortable non smoking detached family bungalow conveniently located on the main Glasgow Road A8, 4 miles from Edinburgh city centre and 2 miles from Edinburgh Airport / Ingliston, 2 miles from Edinburgh Zoo and 3 miles from Murrayfield stadium, there is an excellent bus service to the city centre and the airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle Dhu Bed & Breakfast

Address: 110 Glasgow Road | Corstorphine, Edinburgh EH12 8LP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Thistle Dhu Bed & Breakfast Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Our street side upstairs room was a very cozy retreat after a long day of travel”
 of 5 bubbles 33bjames, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I had a room at the back of the property and it was lovely and quiet and overlooked the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 420vb, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I am sure that whatever room you choose, it will be equally comfortable and very clean.”
 of 5 bubbles Tishyash, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The rooms at the back, away from the arterial road, should be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles familyman921, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms can be adapted so it doesn't matter which one you get”
 of 5 bubbles 250alisonf, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
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