Stayed here for the second time, although this time was with my partner. Check is was effortless and did not have to wait for our room which was surprising given the previous reviews. The rooms are average really, nothing major to complain about or praise as being anything special. The rooms could do with a freshen up but most importantly they are clean and tidy. We had a view of the back stairs but we weren't there for the view and it helped that it was away from the main road and therefore quiet.
Housekeeping took a long time to go around the rooms, they would blast the music from the TV's while they were cleaning so it wasn't good if you wanted to lie in later in the morning. The price of the breakfast in this place is unreal! £10 pp if you book the night before or else it is £15 pp on the morning of your breakfast. Save yourselves the expense and walk two minutes down the road to the Omni Centre. There is a Frankie and Benny's (£5 pp breakfasts) there and a Lloyds (Wetherspoons) (two cooked brekkies, tea and coffee for £8.50!).
Also, be careful if you are parking near the hotel. Make sure that you use the John Lewis NCP Car Park as they are then able to validate your parking and give you 10% off.
- Also Known As:
- The King James, Edinburgh Hotel Edinburgh
- The King James, Edinburgh Hotel
- King James By Thistle Edinburgh
- Thistle Edinburgh
- Thistle Edinburgh City Centre, The King James Scotland
- 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
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