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Thistle Edinburgh - The King James

107 Leith Street, New Town, Edinburgh, United Kingdom EH1 3SW (Show on map)

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Formerly : Thistle Edinburgh Hotel

"Location nice room frendly helpfull staff..."

  • Andrew, United Kingdom
  • March 22, 2015
  • Area: New Town
  • Rooms : 143
  • Free Wi-Fi

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24-hour room service

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shops

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Thistle Edinburgh - The King James is superbly located in the heart of the city, providing easy access to the main commercial district. The well appointed guestrooms provide all the modern amenities for the contemporary traveler. Suitable for business and leisure travelers alike, Thistle Edinburgh - The King James successfully blends old world service with 21st century conveniences to make your stay truly comfortable and memorable. For those travelers who look forward to such a combination of convenience and comfort, a stay here will provide all of the amenities, facilities, and levels of comfort you would expect from a hotel of this class, all while maintaining the meticulous standards required by travel and tour operators worldwide. Thistle Edinburgh - The King James offers a modern oasis of comfort within the busy city surroundings. For your reservation, please select the dates of your stay and complete our secure online booking form. Thistle Edinburgh - The King James is superbly located in the heart of the city, providing easy access to the main ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-12 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.

Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

Check-In From
2:00 PM

Check-Out Until
12:00AM

Distance to Airport
17 km

Number of Floors
6

Number of Rooms
143

Room Voltage
240

Time to Airport (Minutes)
30

Year Hotel Built
1977


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Very Good

8.0

from 219 reviews

Value for Money
7.5
Location
9.3
Staff Performance
8.1
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
8.1
Room Comfort/Standard
7.9
Food/Dining
7.1
All reviews (219)
Andrew G. Couples United Kingdom, March 22, 2015
Enjoyable stay

Location nice room frendly helpfull staff
8.3
we had a great stay at the hotel for the price we paid it was great . the staff were helpfull when we asked about visiting Britannia they gave us a discount card and told us where to catch the bus . The room was clean and modern , we would stay here again
Colleen D. Couples United Kingdom, March 10, 2015
King james

Comfortable bed
8.3
Room was excellent, but I hardly slept with the traffic noise.
Carol C. Couples United Kingdom, March 1, 2015
Staff were excellent

Location near to princess St and night life, staff were all very polite and helpful. Room was large and clean
8.7
We had a lovely weekend the hotel is in a good location and the food was good although we only had breakfast plenty of choice for everyone and I must congratulate the hotel staff all very helpful and friendly
Stephen F. Couples United Kingdom, February 27, 2015
Edinburgh visit

Location price comfort
7.3
Very enjoyable
Beth R. Couples United Kingdom, February 8, 2015
very enjoyable stay

location, very clean, friendly staff
8
Oliver W. Solo travelers United Kingdom, January 25, 2015
THe most comfortable hotel stay in a hotel in year

The rooms the situation and the excellent staff
9.3
As above.The staff went to great trouble to assist me ,nothing was a bother
Emma B. Couples United Kingdom, January 19, 2015
Above Average but a little tired

Staff, Breakfast and Location
9
The hotel is a little tired and the bed (2 joined together) was not comfortable. The room itself was comfortable, but again a little tired with the bathroom door looking like it had been chewed by a dog lol. Overall it was a good place
Chua S. Families with young children Malaysia, December 21, 2014
Nice hotel and big room

Nice hotel, clean room and nice staff.
7.7
It is centrally located in the city of Edinburgh. Easy access to shopping mall and transportation hub such as train and bus station. The staff is helpful.
Edward A. Couples United Kingdom, December 21, 2014
Great location and breakfast

Location, breakfast, cleanliness
9
A 5min walk from station and Princess st so location is perfect. The hotel feels a little dated but it is very comfortable and clean. The rooms were warm (it was freezing outside) and we got a good nights sleep the comfortable bed. The breakfast is extensive and good quality, we ate late and the eggs didn't look fresh but when we asked for new ones the staff were more than happy to get replacements on both days. All the staff we dealt with were very courteous and polite from the team on reception who booked us multiple taxis and held our bags on check out to the cleaners. I would stay here again.
Wun Y. Couples Hong Kong, December 16, 2014
Perfect stay

The hotel is a 3-minute walk from Edinburgh station. It is very convenient, and the environment is good. Room is big and well decorated. The staffs are friendly and helpful.
10
The only thing is that the wifi connection is kind of weak in rooms. We will probably stay here again when we visit Edinburgh the next time.

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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Edinburgh Zoo
  • Princess Street
  • National Gallery of Scotland
  • Leith Docks


Directions
From the M9 and M8 exit onto the A8 and follow signs for Edinburgh city centre. Thistle Edinburgh is located at the end of Princes Street, next to the St. James Shopping Centre. 20 car parking spaces are available at no charge.

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Customers like this hotel for:
Area recommended for:
  • culture
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Edinburgh Airport (11.2 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "comfortable" , "Lovely staff" , "Very good location"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Edinburgh Dungeon (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
  • Calton Hill (0.6 Km / 8 min walk)
  • Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre (0.6 Km / 8 min walk)
  • National Gallery of Scotland (0.7 Km / 9 min walk)
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