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“Friendly Hotel a little bit off the center”

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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel
Ranked #107 of 151 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We stayed there with a group of about 10 people.
The welcome when we arrived was very warm and the staff was very helpful.
Eventhough the hotel looks a little bit scruffy from the outside, the inside is cosy and warm like a home.
The breakfast wasn't that rich but it was okay.
The Hotel is located near the Haymarket and all the sights in Edinburgh were reachable by foot.
All in all this hotel is ideal for city trips and has the perfect location as well.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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thistlehot, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2014

Dear ChrigiZH,

we thank you for your feedback and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay we now offer a continental buffet breakfast. My self and the rest of the team look forward to welcoming you back in the future

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Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

Very welcoming, quiet hotel. Either no one else stayed the same weekend we did or it's a very sound proof building. Breakfast was amazing and thoroughly enjoyable. Staff were very polite and chatted to us which was very nice. Would stay again if visiting Edinburgh. One small problem was the toilet. As we were on the top floor the cistern took hours to fill up again after going to the bathroom.

  • Stayed: February 2014
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thistlehot, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2014

Dear Catbirz,

Thank you for your recent feedback we are now aware of the issue and have addressed this, we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future

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Reviewed 10 January 2014

Excellent location for theatre and main shops unfortunately Christine found Harvey Nicks! The hotel is very well appointed and prices were sensible for a change. The staff very amongst the most friendly, attentive and efficient that we have come across home and abroad.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Iain B
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thistlehot, Public Relations Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Dear Iain we are pleased you enjoyed your recent trip to Edinburgh and that you found our staff to be friendly, attentive and efficient. we look forward to welcoming you back in the future

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Reviewed 10 January 2014

We decided on the spur of the moment to visit Edinburgh for the night, and struck lucky when they had availability as we wanted two double rooms, Neil was really helpful and friendly and made us welcome as soon as we came through the door. Our rooms on the first floor were very spacious and clean although the mattress was a bit too firm for us. We had the continental breakfast which was plentiful and the lady who served us in the morning was lovely nothing was too much trouble. Can't wait to come back and stay longer.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Angela M
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thistlehot, Public Relations Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

We look forward to welcoming you back in the future, and glad that you enjoyed your stay

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Reviewed 30 December 2013

group of 14 stayed end of november for my 50th ,we had an amazing stay at this hotel staff were so friendly and helpful special thanks to the manager Neil who is by far the most pleasent and thoughtlful manager i have had the pleasure to meet.Breakfast was 1st class rooms spotless and the little touch of leaving a box of chocolates on my bed for my b/day was really sweet Thankyou for a most enjoyable stay

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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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thistlehot, Public Relations Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Dear Donna, we glad that you had a excellent birthday and that you had a pleasant stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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Reviewed 20 December 2013 via mobile

Me and my wife stayed here last weekend for 4 days while christmas shopping and 2 theatre trips, close to the main shopping areas with out the noise of the city. Friendly staff who work well and went out of there way to make us feel at home, A big thank you. Room was spacious and airy on the first floor. Modern deco and very clean. Would highly recommend and we will be staying again soon.

Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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thistlehot, Public Relations Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

we are pleased that you visit was a special one and look forward to seeing you again in 2014

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Reviewed 5 December 2013

I stayed for 2 nights at this hotel and I have to say that the staff and in particular Neil on reception made this a very enjoyable experience. The room we stayed in was at the very top of the hotel with a very basic bathroom and not very comfortable bed, I felt every spring in the mattress. However the helpfulness of the staff went a long way to make up for this. Good location and nice breakfast.

  • Stayed: December 2013
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thistlehot, Public Relations Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Dear Masie, we have addressed you issue with regards to the bed springs and sorry you didn't sleep well, we value our guest feedback and I helps us to make the improves we feel necessary.

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Additional Information about Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

Address: 59 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7EG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#14 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#37 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#44 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range: £61 - £226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh Thistle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Edinburgh Thistle Hotel is located in the prestigious, quiet and residential west end area of Edinburgh New Town.The hotel is central and near to Edinburgh Castle, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) and of course the renowned Princes Street with its vast array of stylish shops and stores. Established in 1924, the hotel has retained most of its original period features, having once been a Georgian Town House. ... more   less 
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