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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   59 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7EG, Scotland
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Ranked #57 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, lovely rooms, comfortable beds and perfect walking distance to the city centre in a quiet location with good transport links. This was the second time I've stayed at the hotel and I will be back. I recommend this hotel to friends and family. Good value for money in a lovely character property.

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LeggoGreggo, Firstly i would like to Thank You for staying with us at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel and for your recent feedback. I am pleased to hear that our staff are friendly and that you find our hotel Good value for money. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future Regards Neil F. Hotel Manager More

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff at the Thistle were really friendly and helpful. This made our stay stress - free and enjoyable. I would recommend it for anyone attending the conference centre as it is in easy walking distance.

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Claire C Firstly we would like to Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel & for you recent feedback. I am please to hear that you found Our Staff "really friendly and helpful". We look forward to welcoming you back in the future Neil F. Hotel Manager More

Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the Thistle Hotel, with special kudos to Neil Fisher, was so very friendly and helpful that it seemed we had private concierge service throughout our stay. We enjoyed 2 nights one week and 3 nights another week while we were visiting Edinburgh and both times we were greeted with great enthusiasm. While our requests were simple and... More

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maureen J, Firstly we would like to Thank You for choosing the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for your recent trip, and for taken the time to leave us some feedback. I am please you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and that the staff greeted you with great enthusiasm and when above and beyond to make your stay a remarkable... More

Montreux
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a 3 days at the Thistle hotel - got an upgrade to the suite on arrival and enjoyed it all along. Thank you guys! Staff is very friendly, location is close to the center - but no noisy pubs arounds (which is rare…) and the house itself is old and beautiful. Good value for money!

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ljorgens, Firstly we would like to Thank You for choosing the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for your recent trip, and for taken the time to leave us some feedback. I am please you enjoyed your stay in our suite, and you found our staff helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest Regards Neil F Hotel... More

Nuremberg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Thistle Hotel is excellently located in 10 minutes walking distance to Charlotte Square and Princes Street. It is an old Georgian town house with old, but well kept furniture and a nice flair. Our family room was unexpectedly spacious and well-equipped. The only negative aspect is the parking Situation (but that comes with the location, of course): the hotel... More

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrea A, Firstly we would like to Thank You for choosing the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for your recent trip, and for taken the time to leave us some feedback. I am pleased to hear that you found your family room unexpectedly spacious and well-equipped, and that the staff was very helpful and friendly. I am also please that you... More

Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My previous experience of a Thistle hotel in Edinburgh had been the very dated St James which was showing its age. This hotel is set in a timeless Georgian building and despite the lung busting climb up 5 flights of stairs we were rewarded with a nice view of the castle. Staff throughout our stay were friendly and helpful

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marion K, Firstly we would like to Thank You for choosing the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for your recent trip, and for taken the time to leave us some feedback. I am pleased to hear that our Staff throughout your stay were friendly and helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest Regards Neil F Hotel... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a room here at the last minute after a rather unpleasant stay somewhere close by. Arrival here was a delight. Was greeted warmly by reception, you could tell they were very busy when we had checked in, but they were able to get us situated in our rooms very quickly. Neil, who was the duty manager at the time,... More

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mikewakefield79, Firstly we would like to Thank You for choosing the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for your recent trip, and for taken the time to leave us some feedback. We are pleased your arrival was a delight and that our staff were helpful and courteous during your stay. I am pleased that your overall experience was "great" and we look... More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this stay through a third party website. It is a small hotel, almost a bed and breakfast, that is in a listed 250 year old Georgian townhome. Location is near enough to Princes street with easy access to shopping and sightseeing, but because of its location on a side street, it is very quiet. Because of it's listed status,... More

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear A K, We would like to Thank You for choosing the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for your recent trip, and we appreciate the feedback. We are glad to hear that you found our continental breakfast adequate, and that the staff were helpful and friendly. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest Regards Neil F Hotel Manager More

Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect location, close to everything (walking distance) but in a quiet area. Clean rooms. Very helpful and professional staff who gave the little extra. Thank you Neil and Justin for making our stay perfect. / The swedish/american families

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Catarina E, Firstly Thank you for choosing the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for you recent visit. We appreciate the feedback. I am glad to hear that you found our staff "very helpful and professional" and that they went out of their way for you. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future Regards Neil F Hotel Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Stayed here for one night only and wished it could of been longer. Reception staff was great, offered us info on places to eat nearby - excellent suggestions. Breakfast was included and was the best continental breakfast we had all holiday.

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thistlehot, Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bedlam56, We would like to thank you for your recent visit to the Thistle Hotel, and for your recent feedback. we look forward to welcoming you back in the future Regards Neil F. More

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Address: 59 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7EG, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh Thistle Hotel 3*
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#20 Family Hotel in Edinburgh #37 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh #42 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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The Edinburgh Thistle Hotel is located in the prestigious, quiet and residential west end area of Edinburgh New Town.The hotel is central and near to Edinburgh Castle, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) and of course the renowned Princes Street with its vast array of stylish shops and stores. Established in 1924, the hotel has retained most of its original period features, having once been a Georgian Town House. ... more   less 
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