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1 Kilmaurs Terrace, Edinburgh EH16 5BZ, Scotland
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Thistle House
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Ranked #233 of 445 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would have stay at this beautiful and cosy place during my whole stay at Edinburgh, but had a prior booking which was non-refundable. Walked in and asked for the rate for one night since we had arrived a day earlier, and she asked how much we wanted to pay. really? I did give her an honest rate compared to where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a week. Found our stay very comfortable, The breakfast was fairly simple but all you need to start off your day. Would stay here again and have no problem recommending it on to others.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed here on 29th nov with my sister fir 1 night. Was charged £80 b&b which we thought was reasonable given time of year. Twin room was very small, very dated. No room in small cubicle of a bathroom & no hot water!! Bathroom needed a good clean!! Breakfast was toast & bland scrambled eggs (everything else, sausages, bacon etc... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This b and b is just outside the city center with bus stops just around the corner. We got a warm and friendly welcome. The room was warm, cosey and spotlessly clean as was the small ensuite bathroom. There was plenty of tea and coffee, but no biscuits so take a packet if you like a sweet treat. There was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

stayed 2 nights in November. Had been warned by reviews here to make very sure that my credit card details had been properly received to guarantee the room, and had no trouble with regard to that. On arrival, had to wait for staff to come back, but only a few minutes (was surprised notice on door did not give a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Welcome was great. Rooms ok apart from 1had a bag of rubbish ,1had a hard bed and no hairdryer in 1of rooms. Breakfast was awful offered eggs which we thought would come with cooked breakfast but no just eggs, details stated we offerer sumptious breakfast. Awful. Tried to speak to owner on departure but were told In broken english he... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Myself and my parents who were on a short trip had booked Thistle house for a night before we embarked on a 3 day Scotland Tour. We arrived late on the day of the check in and the owner had made arrangements for ourselves to check in. Was quite helpful of him. The rooms were very neat and well maintained.... More 

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Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Our immediate impression of Thistle House was less than favorable. We arrived tired from a two and a half hour train ride from York, hoping for a short nap before seeing what the city had to offer. Alas, the wall-to-wall carpeting in the hallway and up the stairs was being replaced, remnants were everywhere, and the sound of tacking guns... More 

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Comrie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Lovely room, very homely and comfy. Very spacious. Couple of sticky marks on bedside table, no big deal. Lovely owners. Free parking. Had a lovely warm feeling about it. First guesthouse we have stayed in as we usually attend hotels and we were very impressed. Thanks again will be returning and recommending.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Free parking on drive or road was a bonus. House was freezing when we arrived so went out for food and was warmish when we returned. Room a fair size and was good value for the price paid. Bus into Edinburgh centre takes about 20 mins from the end of the road.

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Address: 1 Kilmaurs Terrace, Edinburgh EH16 5BZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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