85.0% Based on 829 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the comfortable rooms at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. 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. All rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

  • 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 like the accommodation for the cleanliness, comfy beds and overall comfort
  • Within a 10-minute walk of Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Princes Street

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£54 per night

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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85.0% of guests recommend out of 829 reviews

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Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 22 square feet (2 square metres) and includes meeting rooms. 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 3-star 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
  • 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
  • Cribs (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 at check-out when you book your room.

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.

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.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • No pets allowed

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 are 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.

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 are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

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 Hotel
  • Thistle Hotel
  • Edinburgh Thistle
  • Thistle Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Thistle Hotel Scotland

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.

National Rating

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