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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
59 Manor Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 7EG, United Kingdom

Georgian hotel with bar/lounge, near Princes Street
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cots/infant beds
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry facilities
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  • Me and my partner stayed for 4 nights in September, and even with Covid restrictions, it…Oct 13, 2020
  • Excellent staySep 27, 2020

Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

from £38
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room
  • Triple Room
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  • Junior Suite
  • Executive Double Room

What’s around Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

Landmarks

  • In West End
  • Princes Street - 8-minute walk
  • George Street - 11-minute walk
  • Grassmarket - 19-minute walk
  • Royal Mile - 21-minute walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 22-minute walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 28-minute walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 30-minute walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 24-min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 8-min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 26-min walk
  • Kingsknowe Station 9-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 16 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Self-parking* on site (limited)

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 22
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2
  • One meeting room
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1750
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Edinburgh Thistle Hotel’s small print

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Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector and window guards on site.

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.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10.00

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10.00

Self-parking costs GBP 20.00 per night

Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 20.00 per night

Breakfast costs between GBP 6.00 and GBP 10 for adults, and GBP 6.00 and GBP 10.00 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

  • Does Edinburgh Thistle Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Edinburgh Thistle Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel?
    Yes. Self-parking costs GBP 20.00 per night. Parking spaces may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel?
    Sorry, neither pets and nor service animals are allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 11 PM. There's a charge of GBP 10.00 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 10.00 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Edinburgh Thistle Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Otro (5-min walk), Teuchters (5-min walk) and Mercat Bar (6-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 114 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Firstly this is an old hotel and is a bit rough around the edges. It is crying for a refurb in most areas. So why am I so positive? Very easy. the Staff and Service are excellent and I could not have been made to feel more welcome. the old fittings function perfectly well and I had a very comfortable stay. You are in easy walking distance of the city, yet it is really quiet and peaceful. I will happily use this hotel again. and for the price excellent. Thank you
Gavin, gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
A great value, comfortable and safe stay!
I had a very good one night stay here, my room was clean and spacious. I got given a code for the lock box and my key was waiting for me inside at reception after I let myself in. This way I didn't need to see any staff in the evening and could arrive at any time I wanted. The hotel itself is set in a very quiet, business district which is called the West End. It was ideal for walking into town, with a 15 minute walk to Princes Street. Breakfast was included which consisted of coffee or tea, cereal, toast with ham and cheese or jams along fruit juice. There was also a banana, orange and apple. It was all served to me so I didn't need to touch any cutlery or move around the breakfast room. Overall my stay there was highly restful and enjoyable. The one staff member I saw was always very polite and cheery. Well done to him :) I would recommend the Thistle hotel to all.
Alex, gb1 night business trip
Fair 4.0
Disappointed
I don't know how the room's from the upper level are but the room from lower level (No 4) it was under our expectation whit a lot. 😭😰
gb2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great wee hotel
Great location, beey central. Lovely wee hotel, we had a pleasant stay with a beautiful continental breakfast. Staff there were very friendly. Will stay again.
Clare, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent
Brilliant hotel very comfy beds friendly staff definitely can recommend I will be staying there whenever in Edinburgh
Piotr, gb1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Great location, staff very friendly. Traditional hotel with all you need
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Satisfactory
This stay was for my partners birthday, overall it was pleasant. Hotel is a little tired and I only rated less for cleanliness because the bathroom was less clean than I would have liked
gb2 night trip
Good 6.0
Basic
Paid £43 for the night. I wouldn't pay more. Breakfast is only served from 7.30 with no flexibility. Room electrical wiring was a concern as an alarm clock wire is wired to the light bedside lamp via a connector block. To use a computer you have to unplug the kettle as the nearest plug is is on the opposite side of a dividing wardrobe.
Mark, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Basic room with great location & price!
Staff very friendly, the room was basic and a bit tired, but the hotel was warm, quiet and felt safe. in a really great location and all at a superb price!
gb2 night trip
Poor 2.0
Appaling
I have visited countless places and stayed in many hotels and B&Bs however I have never seen anything as bad as Edinburgh Thistle. Yes, great location, cheaper than many other hotels in the area but it comes at a cost of ruining peace of your mind. Not worth it. They did not clean our room, they did not give us a cooked breakfast and they refused to give us a refund. We arrived at our room to discover that the bed linen was not changed, the pilows had yellowish stains on them and there were dust pieces in the bed. I was embarrassed to tell the receptionist as she was extremely friendly. She insisted that the room was cleaned and blamed the washing machine for not washing the linens properly. The next day we received no room service. I made a complaint to another friendly receptionist who apologized and said he will make sure that they clean our tomorrow. Unfortunately, they never cleaned the room during our stay except for one day. The first morning they refused to give us cooked breakfast saying that we should have ordered it a night before (no one told us). We agreed, ordered breakfast for the next 3 mornings and had breakfast elsewhere. The next day we did get breakfast. And that was it. The following morning we were told that they didn't have enough food in the kitchen to give us a cooked breakfast. When I asked for a refund they said they will give me a 15% discount on our next stay. The offer was a bit daft what guarantee we would have. This hotel is a bad joke.
Hulya, gb4 night family trip

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