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Thistle Edinburgh City Centre, The King James

107 Leith Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SW, Scotland
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really felt that I arrived in a location from a movie on the sixties. So old fashion and brown.. everything was just brown? The room has to be one of the smallest I have ever been in. and old, and brown, and just not be at all. Good thing for breakfast that there was a Starbuck located on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was only open for one more day after we left, although there was no indication that the staff were winding down - everyone was extremely courteous and professional. We were there for the marathon, and the hotel were able to arrange a late check out, which meant we could shower in comfort afterwards. The hotel is in a... More 

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Falkirk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

As part of the demolition of the St James shopping complex this hotel has been closed. A new shopping/hotel complex is being built but in the mean time this place is closed and in the shopping complex itself only the John Lewis shop is remaining open during the work.

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Kralendijk, Bonaire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I was here on business paid for by the company I worked for so I can't comment on the price. But the room was immaculate and house keeping were very good at keeping on top of sheets ect. The breakfast was included and was a buffet breakfast and I was impressed at the set up, normally when I have been... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Very pleasant staff on reception who are more than happy to help answer any your queries. The bedrooms are spacious & well presented. Overall we had a great stay here & a fabulous nights sleep, in fact I overslept next morning

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Glasgow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Stayed for one night over the weekend for a theatre visit. Met by friendly staff who checked us in promptly and provided a token for the nearby car park (very reasonable at £8 per night). Nice room, clean and comfy. Hallways looking a bit tired, but it's perfectly nice. Good location for the Playhouse Theatre and Princes Street and not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

It's such a pity it is closing, lovely weekend, staff were brilliant and the room was spotless.and the hotel is in a great situation so easy to get to paces we wanted to visit.The breakfast was perfect loads of choice and great choice

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Wick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

an excellent room - a bit noisy. I took ill and the staff we excellent in their atteantion. pity it is to be demolished at end of month. the hotel is close to princes street and leith. Many good eting places close by

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in this hotel from long weekend. Location is perfect and close to everywhere. Price of the hotel is not too bad average. The room is clean and bathroom also very clean. One thing we are not really happy is the front office team. When we checked in. She was not really friendly at all and no greetings... More 

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Edmonton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had a twin room on the 6th flootR. The noise is ridiculous, they need to fix the glazing, just as well they are pulling this place down. The beds were horribkLe, saggy, shakey and uncomfortable, the bathroom was tiny, could not have a bath as we could not budge the hot water tap.

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighborhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicenter Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The King James is located just off Edinburgh’s world-famous Princes Street, and a short walk from the Royal Mile. Whether you’re here for work or pleasure, the Fringe or to see in the New Year, you’re guaranteed a warm Scottish welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle Edinburgh City Centre, The King James

Address: 107 Leith Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $132 - $1,663 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Thistle Edinburgh City Centre, The King James 3.5*
Number of rooms: 143
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The King James, Edinburgh Hotel Edinburgh
King James By Thistle Edinburgh
Thistle Edinburgh City Centre, The King James Scotland
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