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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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4 Mar.5 Mar.
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

enjoyable,nice,clean,happy atmosphere,good breakfast as it was continental. It's a Georgian building so it had bags of character which also means it needs a few tweaks hear and there but overall good AMore

1  Thank nataliedixon972
Response from Thistle H, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 6 July 2016

Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you loved the Georgian town house features as much as we do. We really do appreciate you taking time out...More

Reviewed 16 June 2016

I want to give it five stars, but we do have to be honest here. It's a beautiful hotel, with loads of old world charm. But with the old world feeling, you do lose a bit of the modern day standards of which many travelers...More

3  Thank Jamie B
Response from Thistle H, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 6 July 2016

Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you found our staff to be helpful for when you needed us. As you have stated there is no lift, due...More

Reviewed 16 June 2016

I stayed at the Thistle Hotel with my mum for a weekend break. There had been a problem with our original room due to flooding before we arrived, but the manager (Neil) really did his best to sort things out and we ended up in...More

1  Thank HdotHoliday
Response from Thistle H, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 6 July 2016

Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your comfortable bed and that our breakfast had lots of choice to offer. Our staff are always more than happy to help with any issues or questions...More

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Nice location, lovely building and room was sort of ok but could point out so many faults. Possibly the worst botch job on the shower tiles possible, really rough battered walls, dark marks on the ceiling, battered furniture, one plug (apart from the tv) was...More

1  Thank Novak2011
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 7 July 2016

Dear Novak2011 Firstly Thank you for taking the time to leave us some much valued feedback for your recent stay. I am please to hear that you found our location was nice and the the building was lovely, with regards to your room we have...More

Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely stay with family covering 3 rooms this last weekend. Although bathroom a bit tired in our room, it's more than made up for by excellent staff. Nothing was too much trouble for them, breakfast, both full & contntl lovely. Would def stay there again....More

2  Thank Pam G
Response from Thistle H, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 6 July 2016

Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that both our breakfast's that we offer were all enjoyed. Are staff are more than happy to help, and we are glad to...More

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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
USD 85 - USD 315 (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
USD 85 - USD 315 (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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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
12 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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