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Edinburgh Thistle Guest House

10 E. Hermitage Pl., Edinburgh EH6 8AA, Scotland
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Ranked #382 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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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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2 reviews
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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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Edinburgh
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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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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I was planning to stay overnight in or near Leith and opted for this guest house, despite many dreadful reviews. I don't believe everything I read in the papers - or online - so, as I only required a bed for the night (I could always sleep on top with my clothes on) I booked in fear and trembling. Come... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Filthy, revolting, depressing & the worst customer service ever, it made the streets of Leith look appealing, my bedroom was freezing cold, the radiator did not work!!! , no toilet roll in the most unhygenic of communal bathrooms. I was charged for a non existent breakfast, The owner was no where to be seen, the young rude girl on reception... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Quite simply, don't stay here. I would only stay here if there were no telephone boxes or park benches left. The other bad reviews are spot on. Totally shocking they get to trade as a guest house! We arrived at the door and couldn't get in. My partner had to phone to get in. Got our keys in an envelope.... More

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This is the worst place I've ever stayed, alarm bells started ringing outside, loads of rubbish all over the front of the property, and no staff to welcome us. Our keys had been left in an envelope in the hallway that is shared with a beauty parlour! Room was very tired, tv on wall was size of an iPad, bathroom... More

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Gloucestershire
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This is the worst guest house I have ever stayed in. I just don't know where to start!!! Firstly the rooms are tired and unclean. Under the bed there were used tissues and shower gel bottles. the shower had barely any power which meant that other than a quick rinse down you could not wash your hair. We had paid... More

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