Hotel Features. The lobby in the modern Thistle Edinburgh hotel is decorated with light wood. The concierge desk can book tickets and offer guests advice on Edinburgh's attractions. There is onsite parking available for a fee.
Guests can choose from a wide range of international and regional dishes at Craig's Restaurant, which has wood-panelled walls and crisp white table linen. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Boston Bean Bar serves beers, wines and spirits until late, and has a light lunch menu. Snacks are available from room service.
The hotel has six meeting rooms for up to 250 people.
Guestrooms. The Thistle Edinburgh hotel's 143 guestrooms offer satellite television, complimentary newspapers, trouser presses, hairdryers and tea/coffee making facilities. Rooms are decorated in warm tones and have wooden furniture.
Expert Tip. The Thistle Edinburgh hotel is close to Calton Hill, which offers panoramic views of Edinburgh that are regularly used in photographs and paintings of the city.
Deluxe Double/Twin: One double or two twin beds. Warm décor with wooden furniture. Tea and coffee making facilities, satellite television, hair dryer, trouser press.
Executive Double/Twin: One double bed or two twin beds. Warm decor with wooden furniture. Seattle TV. Coffee/tea maker. Trouser press. Hair dryer.
From Edinburgh Airport (EDI):
Distance to Thistle Edinburgh hotel is seven miles, approximately 25 minutes' drive.
Getting there. Airlink 100 operates express bus services to the city centre. Buses run every 10 minutes and depart from the bus station next to the terminal. An open-return pass costs 5 GBP. The N22 night bus runs between midnight and 4 a.m. Taxis wait at a rank next to the terminal, and cost approximately 10 GBP-20 GBP to the city centre, depending on traffic and time of day. Waverley, Edinburgh's main railway station, can be reached by bus or taxi. Regular trains leave Waverley for Glasgow and most major destinations throughout Scotland and England. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The Thistle Edinburgh hotel is on Leith Street, 250 metres from Edinburgh Waverley Station. Edinburgh city and the Lothian region are served by a good bus network. There are hop-on, hop- off stops for city bus tours throughout central Edinburgh. Black cabs are available from the streets. The historic centre's cobbled streets are best explored by foot. Driving is not recommended for visitors, due to the complicated one-way systems.
- Air Conditioning Cable/Satellite TV
- Coffee Maker Children Stay Free - under 15
- Restaurant(s) Bar/Lounge
- Concierge desk Parking (surcharge)
Room Amenities: , , • Trouser press • Premium TV channel(s) • Cable/satellite TV
Princes Street shopping - 100 metres | National Gallery of Scotland - 300 metres | Edinburgh Castle - 1 mile | Scottish Whisky Heritage Centre - 1 mile | Leith Docks - 2 miles | University - 3 miles | Edinburgh Zoo - 4 miles |
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