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Get an overview of this hotelGeorgian Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art



Located in New Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Mary's Episcopal Cathederal and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Edinburgh International Conference Centre and Princes Street Gardens are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

A bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and valet parking are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, coffee/tea in the lobby, and a meeting room.

Room Amenities

All 14 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include premium bedding and coffee makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 22 square feet (2 square meters) include a meeting room. This Georgian hotel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

Edinburgh Thistle Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 14 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Offsite parking reservations required 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2 
  • Year Built 1750 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 22 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces), Offsite parking reservations required

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Climate control 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Hotel Name

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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