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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, Value for money, First class service..."

  • David, United Kingdom
  • April 26, 2015
  • Area: New Town
  • Rooms : 143
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24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer

bar

business center

car park

concierge

elevator

facilities for disabled guests

laundry service

luggage storage

meeting facilities

newspapers

restaurant

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safety deposit boxes

shops

tours

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free Wi-Fi in all rooms

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Languages Spoken

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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

based on
225 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
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Joseph K. Solo travelers United States of America, May 16, 2015
Nice little trip

location, breakfast, rooms
7.3
hotel is good for a quick top over. Breakfast is nice, location is really good , n good value for money. No complaints.
Joseph K. Solo travelers United States of America, May 16, 2015
Short trip good hotel

value, location, cleanliness
7.3
was the cheapest hotel I could find n was good value for money. Great location witching walking distance of the castle and old city center.
David M. Couples United Kingdom, April 26, 2015
St James

Location, Value for money, First class service
10
First class experience, great location great friendly staff. Well worth a second visit.
John T. Business travelers United Kingdom, April 23, 2015
Excellent helpful staff

Staff, cleanliness, warmth
8.7
Enjoyed my stay. Carpets in some corridors ready for a refurb but room clean and comfortable and staff very helpful and friendly. Felt more mid range 4 star than 3 with ironing facilities, coffee facilities, free bottled water provided, basic toiletries. Good value for money.
Keith C. Solo travelers United Kingdom, April 3, 2015
Great location

Location clean quite
9.3
Extremely enjoyable definitely stay at the King James again.
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
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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:
Nearest transport:
  • Edinburgh Train Station (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
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)
Note: Distances are measured as a straight line, calculated from a starting point to a destination point.

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