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4.0 out of 5

"Very convenient position. Helpful and friendly staff. Comfortable hotel altogether. Only drawback for some would be absence of a lift, but it keeps yo ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 03 Mar 2019

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Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£38* Per night/room 1 Oct - 2 Oct

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they can't get enough of Edinburgh Thistle Hotel's great location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Princes Street. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus a bar and a coffee shop/café. Built in 1750, this 3-star hotel has 16 rooms over 5 floors. Free WiFi and flat-screen TVs are available in all rooms.

  • All rooms offer flat-screen TVs, room service (during limited hours) and premium bedding
  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the coffee shop/café or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • Guests speak favourably about the clean guestrooms and the area's walkability
  • Within a 15-minute walk of Princes Street and George Street

Edinburgh Thistle Hotel ratings based on 2 verified reviews

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Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

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4 out of 5
Very convenient position. Helpful and friendly staff. Comfortable hotel altogether. Only drawback for some would be absence of a lift, but it keeps you fit walking up the stairs

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Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business centre and a meeting room. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 22 square feet (2 square metres). A library, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This Georgian Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 22 sq ft of conference space
  • 2 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1750
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces) , Offsite parking reservations required

Transport

  • Airport: Edinburgh (EDI) (11.2 km / 6.9 mi)
  • Train station: Edinburgh Haymarket Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Edinburgh Thistle Hotel offers 16 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7:30 AM to 9 AM and at the weekend from 7:30 AM to 10 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 11 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 11 PM.
Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 6.00 and GBP 10 for adults, and GBP 6.00 and GBP 10.00 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: GBP 20.00 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 20.00 per night
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 10.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10.00 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Edinburgh Thistle
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  • Thistle Edinburgh
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  • Edinburgh Thistle Hotel Scotland
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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