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Thistle House

1 Kilmaurs Terrace, Edinburgh EH16 5BZ, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Blackpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great location close to Edinburgh attractions. Peace locality. Well connected with frequent bus routes. Warm welcome and very attentive, knowledgeable and sincere staff. Hermann and Geeta put great effort in looking after the guests. Enjoyed my stay.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Such a friendly hotel in Edinburgh. Flawless. Superb, peaceful location with easy access to the city centre by bus. Frequent bus service too. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Friendly and very helpful staff. Clean room. Good breakfast too.

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

There is a rodent problem here that is not addressed. There are holes in the walls they do not acknowledge although we took pictures to show them. No one even bothered to look at the room. They must have had issues before. This is the only property we have ever stayed at that is so unclean, unhygienic, and infested with... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Lovely hotel, helpful and friendly staff. Excellent value for money and ideally located on bus route to city centre with buses running regularly. Breakfast was nice with cereals, toast, fruit, eggs and yoghurt. Tried to stay another night as a last minute decision and the manager tried to fit us in but was unable. He rang other hotels and gave... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

After scrolling through many options for a one night stay looking at location, parking availability, price and reviews I decided to choose Thistle House. I paid £44 by booking through expedia with breakfast included. When we arrived the car park was basically a drive offering space for maximum 2 cars so basically it offers on street parking which is fine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Stayed Here for 2 nights with our 2 year old daughter. Staff very accommodating. Nice clean rooms and good breakfast. Plenty of parking on street outside. Would stay again. Very quiet area.local shops near by x

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Warm welcome, very friendly , helpful staff. We needed to visit Edinburgh at the last minute, booked this hotel last minute. The room was spacious and very clean. Good location for transport into city and beyond. Nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff. Surprised that egg dishes were the only option for "cooked" breakfast, but all were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

I have nothing good to say about this place apart from never stay here the owner is the rudest most aggressive person I have ever dealt with after making a mistake with our booking he wanted to take no responsibility then turned very nasty I'm a 5ft young lady on permanent oxygen so very ill but this did not seem... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This was a goof choice while staying in Edinburgh. Very nice house, very good bedrooms. The breakfast was simple, but very good as well. The staff was friendly. The bus to city centre comes every 5 minutes and takes you something like 10 minutes to get there. Very good relation between quality and price. Free wifi costs £1 - not... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I used booking to find this hotel. It was a very good price at £33. Had booked a single but was put in a double. The staff were friendly. The room was what I was expecting for the price. Breakfast was no frills but fine. If this price can be booked again, definitely choose this. Was about 7 quid into... More 

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