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Edinburgh Thistle Hotel
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Recently stayed at the Thistle with a group of 22 seventeen year old students and three teachers. Justin, the desk clerk/concierge was incredible in helping to accommodate our large group while maintaining peace and quiet throughout the hotel/ His attention to detail made us feel valued an welcome, from arranging transport to making restaurant reservations to accommodating our large group for breakfast. The Thistle was a tru find in a beautiful and convenient neighborhood, with clean and comfortable rooms, and staffed by a thoughtful, professional and caring desk manager,.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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1  Thank Patrick R
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thistlehot, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2014

Dear Patrick,

We would like to thank you for choosing Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for you trip to the city & for your recent feedback. I was a pleasure to have such charming and polite students staying with us and I am glad to hear out staff made your stay incredible and that you were made to feel welcome

Neil

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Reviewed 4 May 2014

Great value, pleasant welcome, clean rooms, great location, parking easier & cheaper than you may think. This will be our new base in Edinburgh for the future. Only a 5min walk from Princess St. and close to major transport links, Murrayfield, and Edinburgh Castle etc. This not the Thistle Hotel chain, but so much the better for that :)

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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thistlehot, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2014

Dear Johnfcooper

I would like to thank you for staying at our Edinburgh Thistle Hotel on you trip and for your recent feedback. I am please to hear that you have made us your new base for trips to Edinburgh and look forward to providing the "pleasant welcome and great value you received previously,

we look forward to your return visit

Neil

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Reviewed 22 April 2014

We had hoped to stay at a local "boutique" B&B on the night in question, but they were full, and recommended the Thistle. It proved excellent value, and in particular, we were impressed by the friendly welcome, and the time taken to point us in the right direction to our local destinations (we are notorious for getting lost!). Even though we arrived right at the end of breakfast, we were again made very welcome, and service was quick, and the food of a high standard.

Definitely a place to stay at again, as we visit Edinburgh regularly.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank John H
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thistlehot, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2014

Dear John

We thank you for staying with us at the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel and for your recent feedback. we are extremely pleased to hear that our staff were "welcoming &friendly" and service was of a "high standard ".

We look forward to welcoming you back in the future

Neil

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

we stayed at this hotel recently for our anniversary.of course it's 'older'than a regular 4 star hotel,it's a Georgian townhouse with many period features.and this explains why there are no lifts but for goodness sake stairs will not kill you!! our stay was made all the more special as we'd been upgraded to the suite.this room was lovely and overlooked the main street,which was surprisingly quiet,no noise.staff were very friendly and helpful.at no point did we witness them to be running around overwhelmed and stressed out.it is slightly further out than I had thought but pinces street was only about ten minutes walk away,thankfully the weather was good to us. we had a very enjoyable stay and hopefully will return.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank travelbug32Scotland
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thistlehot, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2014

Dear travelbug32Scotland

we would like to thank you for your recent feedback, and for choosing the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for your recent Anniversary trip to Edinburgh, We are pleased you enjoyed your upgrade and that our staff were both helpful and friendly.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the future

Neil

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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Our stay was excellent. From the moment we walked in the door, Annick greeted us as if we had just stepped into the home of our great aunt. We stayed in the Manor Suite; huge open space, almost like a studio apt, comfy bed & a view overlooking the street with large impressive windows. Having just come from EU, we forgot to get USA-->UK power adapters and Annick was kind enough to loan us one of hers. Location is perfect! We walked everywhere from there. Every staff member was extremely helpful & went out of their way when we needed something. We will definitely stay there again when visiting Edinburgh.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Jipsee R
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thistlehot, Front Office Manager at Edinburgh Thistle Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2014

Dear Jipsee,

We would like to thank you for choosing the Edinburgh Thistle Hotel for your trip to Edinburgh, we are pleased to hear that you had a remarkable stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future,

Regards

Neil

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