The King James By Thistle, Edinburgh


107 Leith Street, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH1 3SW

    Thistle Edinburgh is located just off Princes Street ideally positioned in the heart of the city and is also only a short walk from Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace and the National and Scottish Galleries.

    This welcoming hotel's rooms are all en suite and have flat screen televisions with freeview, coffee/tea making facilities, trouser press and iron and ironing board.

    Thistle Edinburgh has a restaurant and bar offering a wide selection of drinks, light refreshments and dining. Please see food and drink for details.

    Jamie's Scottish Evening- the ultimate Scottish experience at the Thistle Edinburgh hotel. Ensure you make the most of your time in our capital by experiencing a Scottish banquet followed by the very best in traditional Scottish entertainment (including the famous toast to the Haggis and tasting it your self). Pre-booking is absolutely necessary so please call +44 (0)131 556 0111 to enquire about availability and rates for your chosen date or E-mail
    143 bedrooms
    Flat Screen tvs with freeview
    BT wireless in every part of the hotel (charge apply)
    Coffee and tea making facilities
    Trouser press
    Iron and ironing board
    Car parking (charge apply)
    Room Service
    Conference facilities
    Scottish show from April till October
    Direct access to St. James shopping centre
    3 Hotel
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Deluxe double room
    £142.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room En-Suite
    £150.00 per room per night (room only)
    Single Room (ensuite)
    £150.00 per room per night (room only)
    Twin Room En-Suite
    £150.00 per room per night (room only)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dinner Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Private Bathroom
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • Trouser Press
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Leisure Facilities

    • Satellite / Cable TV FreeView flat screen television in all rooms
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi £10 per 24 hours, £6.50 per 1,5 Hours

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Closed Circuit TV
    • Conference Facilities
    • Equipment Hire
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available


    • City Centre


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Paid Parking within easy distance NCP Car Park adjacent to the hotel
    • Parking On a first come first serve basis - £18.00 per 24 hours

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Tourist Information Centre above Waverley Station, cross Princes Street and head east towards the St James Shopping Centre. The hotel entrance is adjacent (downhill).

    Getting there by railway:- From Waverley Station, cross Princes Street and head east towards the St James Shopping Centre. The hotel entrance is adjacent (downhill).

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport follow signs for the city centre. Direct route approximately 8 miles away.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    General Questions

    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Services for guests with visual impairments :
      • restaurant/bar menus/bar prices available in large print and/or braille
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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