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Edinburgh Thistle Guest House

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading the reviews for this hotel I had really low expectations. The room however was clean and comfortable, albeit basic. Parking was also readily available. The check in staff seemed okay, if not particularly friendly. Not bad for a place to simply put your head down.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me just summarize and say don't stay here. The place is falling down and they don't care enough to fix it. There is no management on site and they like it that way. When you call with a problem (like your key won't work) they could care less. All they want is your money. Not nice people

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must have had a brainstorm when I booked this hotel. I think I though it was a Thistle hotel (IT'S NOT). I arrived late, and whilst I understood it wouldn't be manned, there was a sign saying something to the contrary. I couldn't see the numbers on the keypad to get in. I had to use my mobile phone... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

State of room it was dusty, attitude when I complained was awful. Called at 8pm got told it was out of hours, they would check in the morning and if they thought I was complaining unduly, I would be asked to leave. Never been spoken to in all my life like that before, then got told I had to understand... More 

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Kontich, Belgium
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We ended our week of Scotland in Edinburgh and it could have been a better experience if we had chosen for another place to stay for the last 2 nights. It started already with getting into the Guest House. There was no reception and because we were a bit later (due to traffic) we had to call a phone number... More 

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Thank Karen C
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Booked B and B and was told before travelling no breakfasts were served their now.no staff available on site,never seen any all weekend.the room was small and being a plumber I never would of thought you could fit a wash basin ,a toilet and shower cubicle under the stairs.tiny was an understatement.the room smelt stale and flies in it.not a... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Plus side ok location, good shower and WIFI minus side - The place had been cleaned how I would expect a teenager to clean (only obvious places). I could hear every footstep of the people staying in the room above, also their extra activities later that night. The door to the room blocks out no noise. I had driven to... More 

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Thank Adam P
Madrid, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

WARNING: DON'T COME HERE!!!! We were supposed to stay there two nights, and we only were there for a couple hours, while we tried to find another place to stay. The room was absolutely filthy, covered in dust, with dirty blankets and pillows (even hairs in the bed!!), a broken chair, dirty table, filthy rug with remains of food from... More 

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Bologna
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

First of all, there's no contact between the staff and the customers. Earlier, they send you an email to tell you how to check in and how to check out by yourself, even if you're there during the normal working hours. I had the feeling they don't even want to see you. Second of all, every time I used the... More 

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Thank Rocco2277
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Nice little guest house in leith. Very quiet location. The guest house itself was nice and clean. The only thing that was a let down was that there was no staff after 11 in the morning. Would go back again.

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Additional Information about Edinburgh Thistle Guest House

Address: 10 East Hermitage Place, Edinburgh EH6 8AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $42 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Edinburgh Thistle Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Edinburgh Thistle Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Edinburgh Thistle Guest House Scotland
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