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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“manor suite”(15 reviews)
“no lift”(47 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

The room was excellent - I stayed in the suite, a grand old room with loads of space and a nice writing desk (I was working, so this was appreciated). The hotel is in a handsome old building in a great area - loads of...More

2  Thank Colin M
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 20 August 2016

Hi Colin, Thank you for your review on your recent stay with us. I am very pleased that your complimentary upgrade to our Junior Suite was appreciated and that we were able to make your stay more comfortable because of this. Sad to hear that...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This Georgian home hotel was quaint. The lack of the lift made it tough on bringing the bags up and down the many flights of stairs. The staff were nice. The room we had needed some maintenance. As we visited I nearly summer we found...More

Thank Tracey O
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 2 August 2016

Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us. I would like to start by apologizing that you found the room slightly warm in the evening's. Every room is provided with a fan that is kept in the wardrobe for guests comfort. As...More

Reviewed 17 July 2016

The service I experienced was excellent. My room was big and comfortable The location was near to the center of Edinburgh The best part of the Hotel was the continental breakfast it was fresh every morningMore

1  Thank Ian D
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your kind review on your recent stay with the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. We are very glad that enjoyed your stay with us, and your breakfast was enjoyable. We at the hotel, take pride in making sure all of our breakfast items are...More

Reviewed 16 July 2016

I did wonder what this hotel would be like but I was pleasantly surprised. Very pleasant staff. Disappointed that we had to pay for parking @ £3 an hour until 6.30? ( suppose it is a city!) Situated in a quiet street yet close enough...More

1  Thank Claire H
Response from Thistle H, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 2 August 2016

Many thanks for your recent stay with us. We are very please that your overall stay with us was enjoyable. The parking in the city is very extreme when it comes to paying - I have to agree. We can offer our onsite parking (when...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016

staff were very friendly, room comfortable & clean & the breakfast spot on, can't fault it at all. My only 'complaint' (although no fault of the hotel) was the location, it was a 15 minute walk to the areas we were visiting or a taxi...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Response from Thistle H, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle HotelResponded 13 July 2016

Thank you very much for your review on your recent stay with us. We are very glad that you have enjoyed your recent stay with and that our staff were there to help out where required. I fully understand your comment regarding taxi's, as this...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
USD 94 - USD 313 (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 94 - USD 313 (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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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
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Bridge J
13 April 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
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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"Manor suite recommended"
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"Groupon deals available for this hotel - great deals to be had."
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"Our room no 30 had a nice scenic view of the garden at the backdrop, if you are looking for a cozy room, book..."
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"Lots of stairs..."
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