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Room type

Standard Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre



Located in New Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Waterloo Place and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. Princes Street Gardens and Scott Monument are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, 24-hour room service, meeting rooms, and concierge services are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 143 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and LCD TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, ceiling fans, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 6 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers concierge services, dry cleaning/laundry services, and 24-hour room service. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Thistle Edinburgh, The King James is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 143 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Ceiling fan 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Craigs Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.


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

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

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.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 10 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 8 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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