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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   59 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7EG, Scotland
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Ranked #68 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our stay was excellent. From the moment we walked in the door, Annick greeted us as if we had just stepped into the home of our great aunt. We stayed in the Manor Suite; huge open space, almost like a studio apt, comfy bed & a view overlooking the street with large impressive windows. Having just come from EU, we... More

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Solvesborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its the second time we have stayed in Thistle hotel and we found it super as the last time. We like the old fashion stile in the entrance and restaurang/pub. The atmosphere, staff, breakfest and the nice rooms fullfill all the expectations. Perfect distance to the city centre. Next stay will defentive be the Thistle again. Lena & Co. Sweden... More

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Ellon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff made us very welcome during our stay.Room 4 in the basement very cramp for a family of 3 and was kept awake by poor piano playing and other noises.i would stay at this hotel again but would avoid the basement.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I har a Lovely stay at Thistle. The staff were great and very helpful. The breakfest offered was versitile so there is something for everyone. The room was great, high ceiling and a lot of space. If I return to Edinburgh then I will most definitely stay here again.

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Genoa, Italy
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29 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Thistle hotel for the festival,i had a good double room with my girlfriend. Just close to the center.Ironing board and kettle were provided.No complain at all.Good price.I think to come back in my lovely Edinburgh where is always party time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great welcoming hotel just round the corner from Haymarket Stn. Neil made me very welcome and I was given a single room on the basement floor. Room decent size with all that you might need. Bathroom spotless and nicely appointed. Bar served numerous whiskies and plenty of beer options. Massive tele on the wall for any sporting occasion was also... More

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great weekend on Thistle hotel.. The service was exellent, the rooms were big, nice and clean. The staff who worked there was very nice and helpful. Breakfast was really good! :) We are going back next year!

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in a great area close to the city centre. Friendly and welcoming reception. The room was clean, tidy and just perfect for our needs. Lovely feel to the place and the surrounding area. 5 minute walk to the centre

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Kuantan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stay one night in Thistle hotel Edinburgh, it was in Sept. It was a bad experience for me to stay in hotel that price and get a bad service, 1st of all it should not be rated as a hotel, it is Bed and Breakfast! there is no lift! I had to walk up the staircase 3 floors!,... More

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

Dear Muayad82 On behalf of myself and the staff at the Thistle Hotel, may I offer my sincere apologises with regards to you stay. We are a Georgian Town House Hotel, there is no lift because of the restrictions on a listed building also we feel I would take the charm of the original staircase away. All our rooms have... More

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly and made the stay hassle free. The breakfast was plenty and enjoyable with enough choice for most people. We stayed on the top floor which kept us fit with the long winding stairs. The price reflects the standard of the room decor, location was a short walk to the town centre shops and bars. Would... More

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

Dear Lee, On behalf of myself and the staff at the Thistle Hotel we thank you for choosing us for your visit to the beautiful City of Edinburgh. We aim to look after our guests and make their stay completely hassle free. We believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we try to cater for... More

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Additional Information about Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

Also Known As:
Thistle Edinburgh
Edinburgh Thistle
Edinburgh Thistle Hotel Scotland
Address: 59 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7EG, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#20 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh Thistle Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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