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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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29 Apr.30 Apr.
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Very comfortable room, eight hours of undisturbed sleep, friendly staff, congenial surrounds. If you are looking for a quiet comfortable place to stay in Edinburgh devoid of corporate mantra that is conveniently located for both the City Centre and New Town (the National Gallery of...More

1  Thank johncrowland
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great hotel located a few mins walk from the busy streets of the city centre but was just the relaxing quiet getaway we wanted!! We really enjoyed our stay after finding the hotel through a deal on groupon which included a glass...More

1  Thank Colette M
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Location brilliant, nearer to Haymarket station but a pleasant walk in with gorgeous shops & bars before reaching the inner city. In truth though the hotel had no atmosphere, & the very young staff , even though helpful when asked anything just seemed completely lacking...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We wanted somewhere safe and comfortable for a relaxing break to recharge our batteries after Christmas and New Year. The Thistle proved to be an excellent choice. Tucked away in a quiet residential street yet within reach of all Edinburgh’s sights. The staff were friendly...More

1  Thank Helen J
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The Thistle is just around the corner from Haymarket train station, (do not go to Waverley) in a residential area of listed buildings and parks that are safe for walking. The building is a typical large townhouse converted into a hotel with large en suite...More

1  Thank carolnick19
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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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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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"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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"the hotel is on a quiet street so no traffic noise, bed really comfy."
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"Our first floor rear room was perfect. There is no lift though."
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