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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

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59 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7EG, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Llanidloes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

My daughter, grandson (8 months) and I had a wonderful stay at this hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble for them. It is a lovely hotel, clean and full of character. I certainly would go back and would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review on your recent stay at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. We are delighted to know you had a wonderful stay and found the hotel lovely, clean and full of character. Glad to know that you would like to come back, we will be more then happy to welcome you again. Kind regards Manager More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

What a delightful experience the hotel and its staff provide - such lovely people, spacious rooms, the atmosphere is lovely. Would have no hesitation recommending this lovely hotel and will definitely be back. A short walk into the city centre and its quiet location makes this hotel ideal for business or pleasure.

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

Dear Guest, We at the Thistle are delighted to read your review and would like to thank you for your time and lovely comments. Glad to know that you had a wonderful experience at the hotel and I am happy that the staff met your expectations. Thank you once again and we will be more then happy to welcome you... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Not to be confused with the chain of hotels under the same name, this delightful establishment is full of character and helpful staff. The location in a quiet and pleasant street is a relatively short distance from the City Centre. The building is traditional with tall, clean, spacious rooms. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and the breakfasts... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking time and comment on your recent stay at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel good value for money. Pleased to know that the hotel location, the staff and the breakfast met your expectations. Thank you once again for your nice comments and we will be... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

lovely people running the hotel, we use it regularly for business clients and for friends and family. excellent location, would definately recommend it.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your time and feedback. We are delighted to know that you have always enjoyed staying with us and look forward to coming back again. Thank you once again and we are more then happy to welcome you again. Kind regards Manager More 

Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

In a location that is quiet but within walking distance of Haymarket and the City Centre. The hotel is clean & comfortable and the staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Really enjoyed the Scottish breakfast and loved the character of the building. Would definitely stay there again

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

Dear Guest, We at the Thistle would like to thank you for taking time and comment on your recent stay with us. Glad to hear that the Thistle staff, hotel location and the full Scottish breakfast met your expectations. Thank you once again and we will be happy to welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Very pleasant and helpful staff. The hotel is set in a traditional terrace of stone mansions, with high ceilings, ornate cornices and a grand stair-well. It's in a quiet area a few minutes walk from Haymarket, and close enough to access the city centre on foot (handy as nearby Haymarket is in the throes of tramway construction and traffic snarl-ups.)... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time and comment on your recent stay at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. Glad to know you liked the traditional features of this Georgian Building, we try our best to maintain its original features. Nice to know you enjoyed our breakfast and the Thistle staff were up to your expectations. Thank you once again for... More 

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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

In a nice, quiet location that is easy walking to the city's centre - this accommodation is terrific value for money. A lovely bar area downstairs with a fine selection of whiskies and ales was an added bonus! The bedroom was spacious and clean and the shower hot. The continental breakfast the next day was adequate. Greg on reception was... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time and comment on your recent stay at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. We at the Thistle are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, and the hotel met all your expectations. Thank you once again for your nice comments and we will be more then happy to welcome you in the... More 

Warsaw, Poland
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Thistle hotel location was fantastic,and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. If u want to to some scpecific places in EDi no problem - hotel is located near to railway and bus stations. All rooms are very clean and well presented in my opinion :) Breakfast menu was briliant and I have to say that tise place was great... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking time and feedback on your recent stay at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. Pleased to know that the hotel location, the staff, the rooms , breakfast, price and everything was upto your expectations. When all our guests are happy we are happy and comments like these give us the motivation to do even better. Thank... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

Everything was nice. Very friendly staff, large and clean rooms. Near city center.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking time and comment on your stay at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. Happy to know that the hotel rooms and the staff were upto your expectations. We will be more then happy to welcome you once again and extend our hospitality. Kind regards Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

I spent six nights at the Thistle hotel and was upgraded to a double room on my arrival, which was a pleasant surprise after a particularly long journey. The room was clean, comfortable, stylish and spacious, and the hotel itself is very homely and pleasant; the downstairs lounge bar was always a warm and welcoming place with a mix of... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking time and comment on your stay at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. Glad to know that the hotel met all your expectations and made you feel at home. We will be more then happy to welcome you on your next visit to Edinburgh. Thank you once again for your inspiring comments. Kind regards Manager More 

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods 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 the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.

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