Thistle Edinburgh City Centre, The King James

Address: 107 Leith Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3AT, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located in the Calton Hill area of Edinburgh, is near Nelson Monument, Castle Rock, Balmoral Spa, and Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre.
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          A Tale Of Old And New

          A travel blog entry by jrsherman81054 on Sep 07, 2015

          7 comments, 42 photos

          ... Louis Stevenson, and Arthur Conan Doyle and more contemporary authors like J.K. Rowling, Ian Rankin and Irvine Welsh just to name a few. It is no wonder that Edinburgh is celebrating its ten year anniversary as the first UNESCO City of Literature. The Scott Monument was built to honor Sir Walter Scott and is the tallest monument ever built ...

          History, Whisky and the Edinburgh Festival‏

          A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie on Aug 06, 2014

          16 photos

          ... again, tasted another half a dozen whiskies and finally bought a bottle of Benromach single malt. After the shows we found a great Thai and Indian restaurant and had one of the best curry meals we can remember. The place was full of Indians,which we took to be a good sign!
          We met up with the Kidds again waiting for the bus back over the bridge, and finally got back to the motorhomes around 11pm. What a great ...

          We 'Haggis' a good time in Edinburgh

          A travel blog entry by ashnbrieurope on Jul 14, 2014

          11 photos

          ... The bishop came in the next morning called the police who called the king who then had them return the Stone back to England. True story
          Another fun fact the term "**** faced" comes from the town of Edinburgh. The town lacking sewage were only aloud to empty their chamber pots at 7 am or 10 pm. When emptying the pots they would shout "Water Coming" in Scottish. The pub lockouts were at 10 pm too. So it is said that at that time if you were drunk you would ...

          From Edinburgh with love

          A travel blog entry by taydubois on Oct 30, 2013

          ... man scottish band playing guitar. Kathleen and I found two seats at the bar and relaxed. We stayed there for a bit and then decided to go to bed since we had a big hiking day coming up.

          The next morning, we woke up to hike Arthur's Seat. This is a hill that is opposite of he castle, right next to the Palace where the Queen stays when she's in Scotland. We began walking, and were halfway up a hill when we decided it was too easy. We turned around and saw the real Arthur's ...

          Day Tour of Loch Ness and the Highlands

          A travel blog entry by rdevine on Aug 16, 2013

          41 photos

          Today we went on a Scottish day tour to Loch Ness and the Highlands which started at 8:00 am and finished at 7:30 pm a long day. We were greeted by our bus driver and tour guide who was a very large Scotsman who wore a kilt. He was very scary to start with as he stated the rules and at one stage I thought about getting of the bus but I ...