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

Hotel in Edinburgh City Centre

The King James hotel is a suitably royal name for an Edinburgh hotel located just off the world-famous Princes Street, and just a short walk from the Royal Mile, dominated by Edinburgh Castle at one end and the palace of Holyroodhouse, still the Queen’s official residence in the Scottish capital. 

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.

As one of the few Edinburgh City Centre hotels with six meeting rooms, the largest seating up to 250 theatre-style, The King James hotel is also the ideal venue for business meetings and other events.

 Thistle Edinburgh, The King James Hotel, Edinburgh at a glance:

  • Located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre just off the famous Princes Street
  • 143 rooms, plus six function rooms
  • Craig's Bar and Restaurant
  • Ideal for business, a short break, Hogmanay or the Festival
  • Perfect for exploring Scotland
  • The home of Jamie's Scottish Evening

 

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