Thistle Edinburgh, The King James

The King James hotel in Edinburgh City Centre is located near the world-famous Princes Street, and a short walk from the Castle and the historic Royal Mile. Whether you’re here for work or pleasure, to visit the Edinburgh Fringe Festival or to see in the New Year at Edinburgh's Hogmanay, you’re guaranteed a warm Scottish welcome in this hotel in the heart of Scotland’s capital.

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Thistle Edinburgh - The King James

Edinburgh City Centre Hotel

Edinburgh is a cultural, sporting and shopping delight, and the Thistle Edinburgh, The King James hotel is the ideal base from which to explore the museums and art galleries, theatres and concert rooms, traditional pubs and sophisticated restaurants. For the sporty, there’s also Murrayfield, the national rugby stadium, whilst shopaholics couldn’t wish to find for more boutiques, department stores and brand names just a short stroll away.

Home of the Ultimate Scottish Experience

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The King James Hotel, at a glance:

  • Located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre just off the famous Princes Street
  • 143 rooms
  • Six function rooms, the largest seating up 250 theatre-style
  • Craig's Bar and Restaurant
  • Ideal for business, a short break, Hogmanay or the Festival
  • Perfect for exploring Scotland
  • Home of the Jamie's Scottish Show

 

 

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  • Jamie's Scottish Evening

    Jamie's Scottish Evening

    Join us for the best show in Edinburgh, Jamie's Scottish Evening. Enjoy a four course Scottish banquet along with traditional Scottish entertainment.

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