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Edinburgh Thistle Guest House

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“Convenient Location”
9 Mar 2018
“Cheap and not very cheerful.”
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good view of the park opposite the guest house on the top floor. Had a lovely 10-15 min walk across the park to Leith & the restaurants. Parking was good as plenty of space outside the house & bus stop near into...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although it's basic this is an excellent establishment. Pleasant bedroom with an amazingly comfortable mattress. Best nights sleep in a while. Not ensuite but the shared bathroom was spotless as was the whole building. Friendly staff, hair dryer, tea and coffee, TV and free wi-fi...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Horrendous place! £49 for a bed. No service, kettle, iron, WiFi didn’t work. Ensuite is a cupboard with door that doesn’t close and shower floods floor. Can’t fill kettle in room so have to use shared bathroom but then kettle didn’t even work. Guy I...More

Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This place needs money spending on it, from ill-fitting doors, wobbly shelves and lack of lighting. Staff are conspicuous by their absence! I stayed a few days and never met another person. The price was cheap and the bedding was clean - that's it. There...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

My husband had booked a few days away for us after Christmas as a surprise .Sadly my husband's uncle passed away quite suddenly .understandable my husband was distraught . I phoned the hotel first chance I got to cancel the booking and explained fully as...More

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United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Edinburgh Thistle Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Edinburgh Thistle Guest House Scotland
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Response from Stu B | Reviewed this property |
There's nothing nice about it
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"Don't go to this guest house."
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"The lower the better"
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