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Edinburgh Thistle Guest House

10 E. Hermitage Pl., Edinburgh EH6 8AA, Scotland
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Ngaparou, Senegal
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a sort of "self-service" Guest House - as there's hardly ever any staff present except for a few hours in the morning for room cleaning and check-out. On arrival, armed with your booking, you have to telephone a number to get the code to gain access to the building and then you fine your envelope with a room... More

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

On arrival, the place appeared dark and dingy and I instantly felt ill at ease. There was nobody on reception, just an envelope with my keys. On entering the room (room 7), I initially thought it was a cupboard and I'd gone into the wrong room but quickly realised this tiny, very warm space was my room for the night.... More

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Salford, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I had single room overlooking backyards. Small but clean. Do not think the place lives up to the attractive website - it's very basic and not great value for money. With no en suite and a flight of stairs to the toilet, brwakfast not included. Sadly for the owners I would not go back nor recommend it to anyone.

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32 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Just 15 mins bus ride from the centre of Edinburgh is the Thistle Guest House. Family run, clean, slightly quirky. Tea and coffee in room, nicely decorated, helpful staff. Able to check in early and just leave my case at reception whilst I explored town. Room was compact, but great value

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Was really disappointed ! I was standing outside for over an hour calling the supposedly 24 hour number. I rang the bell knocked on the windows. As it was getting late and there seemed no hope of getting in I was forced to book another hotel. Just as I had booked the front door was opened by another person staying... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Nice little place. Still got some old period features and some parts need updating but the fellow running the place was sweating buckets doing the place up. Yes the bathroom I had in the room was small but rather have than not have. Really friendly staff and helpful. Would stay again. GREAT........

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Uk banff
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

I was dreading staying at this guest house as after booking I seen these reviews but when I got there I was greeted by a youngish fellow who informed me that it has just recently been taken over by himself so don't know what it was like before but I can't complain about anything. One thing maybe (No cooked breakfast)... More

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Accra, Ghana
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay, good location and value for money. Friendly staff TV and clean room with great access to the city with local busses which are cheap and reliable. Not sure what else to say, not sure why trip adviser forces you to use 200 letters to waffle on when you can say what you need to in 50.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in this guest house with out 2 young children.. The bed were clean and tidy, also comfortable. Room was big enough for us. The bathroom was pretty small and decoration was quite untidy, the shower was a tad dirty. The big thing that annoyed me most was there was heaters. but they weren't hot the room was freezing!... More

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Additional Information about Edinburgh Thistle Guest House

Address: 10 E. Hermitage Pl., Edinburgh EH6 8AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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