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The Thrums Edinburgh

14 - 15 Minto St., Edinburgh EH9 1RQ, Scotland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is probably because of Edjnburgh in August but this hotel is expensive, considering that breakfast is not included. There is an absurd 2% surcharge whdn paying by card, and they ask you to pay on arrival, so if you don't know you probably don't have enough cash and you have to pay the fee.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm forced to conclude that all the 3+ ratings were posted by the owner's mom. We walked in and had to pay before we saw the room (plus a 2% surcharge for using a card), then we got to the room and I was not happy. It's tiny and scuzzy, the mattress is cheap (the kind where you feel all... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over a month before our visit I emailed to ask for a quite room based on previous reviews concerning noise. I was assured that although the room I mentioned could not be guaranteed a quieter room would be allocated. We were given rooms at the front of the property next to a VERY busy road. As the property has only... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Minto St, a 20 minute walk from the Royal Mile. There are buses every few minutes, however, the walk is pleasant and safe. The rooms seem to vary a lot, our room was tiny, with a tinier bathroom; but very clean, with clean towels. Parking is right behind the property on Blacket Ave. Friendly staff - both the Aussie... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was very nice and helpful in organizing a room for 1 night BUT the Room condition was quite bad...couldn't sleep, too noisy, BATHROOM- Shower defect, moldy, shower gel tube full of mold...be careful in using the shower gel

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It is very well located, just 20 minutes of straight walk to the Royal Mile. It is comfortable, but without any luxuries; it has parking place at the back, witch is very convenient if you are renting a car. The employees are very nice and helpful.

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Köln, Deutschland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The staff here is awesome. Very friendly and helpful. The room downstairs was a bit dark and sometimes quite chilly, but they would always turn the heater on for my grandma. We could always use the breakfast room. Breakfast is ok but you shouldn't expect a lot of variations. The room was cleaned every day but sometimes I had the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Clean rooms. Close to the city. Private parking. Friendly staff. Possibility to have breakfast, but is not included in the price. Private bathroom. Nice restaurants in the neighborhood. Close to Arthur's seat.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We booked The Thrums on the Internet and arrived to be met by a large free car park at the back of the guesthouse which was a bonus. Thrums is located within walking distance of the city on Minto Road and easily accessed. I had a sprained a kid but managed the walk easily. There are cafes and pubs within... More 

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Macklin, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay there. We stayed on the main floor so didnt have tons of stairs to climb with our luggage, Edinbrugh is one of the best cities we've ever been to! This place has a great location on a main street and yet it was very quiet! Only negative thing was i found it on a "B&B"... More 

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