Welcome to Hotel Thistle Edinburgh The King James Edinbourgh, This 4-star hotel is in Edinburgh city centre, just off Princes Street and 300 metres from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station. The modern en suite rooms have flat-screen TVs with Freeview. The King James by Thistle is less than a mile (1.6 km) from Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the National Museum of Scotland. Craig’s Restaurant serves Scottish and European food. Dishes are made with the finest local produce, and guests can enjoy full cooked breakfast in the morning. The more casual Boston Bean Company bar serves drinks, light dishes and bar snacks. The hotel also offers evenings of traditional Scottish music, dance and food. These evenings take place every night from April to November. (Hotel Thistle Edinburgh The King James Edinbourgh hotels booking).