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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

"Breakfast, near shoppingcenter and view to nice Georgian..."

  • Pernille, Norway
  • September 5, 2015
  • Area: Location: New Town
  • Rooms : 143

Room Types
Standard Double Advance Purchase
Double Standard Hot Deal
Double Hot Deal
Standard Double
Standard Double
Standard Twin
Deluxe King Bed
Twin Hot Deal
Deluxe King Bed
Standard Twin
Standard Twin Advance Purchase
Twin Standard Hot Deal
Deluxe King Bed Advance Purchase


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Features of Thistle Edinburgh - The King James

24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer


business center

car park



facilities for disabled guests

laundry service

luggage storage

meeting facilities



room service

safety deposit boxes




free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas


car park


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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.
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.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Check-In From
2:00 PM

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Distance to Airport
17 km

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Pernille A. Solo travelers Norway, September 5, 2015
Comfortable and in City Centre.

Breakfast, near shoppingcenter and view to nice Georgian buildings.
Pleasant and comfortable.
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Nigel J. Couples Australia, September 4, 2015
long awaited holiday

location, staff performance, value for money
No complaints, very nice
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Say H. Couples Singapore, September 2, 2015
Value for money

Breakfast,location and helpful staff
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What's nearby? / Directions

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

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:
Nearest transport:
  • Edinburgh Train Station (0.2 Km)
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)
  • Calton Hill (0.6 Km)
  • Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre (0.6 Km)
  • National Gallery of Scotland (0.7 Km)

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