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The Bonham

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Isle of Barra, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend and I had the gin fizz afternoon tea, we booked for 2pm and arrived at 1:45pm only to be initially reprimanded for being early...? Well excuse me! The cocktail was nice and superb coffee. The room has nice decor and furnishings but very cold for a snowy, icy day. The finger sandwiches were fresh and tasty but the...

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We needed to have an overnight stay in Edinburgh last week and the Bonham was in the right area for us. We booked through Trip Adviser - worked perfectly and an extremely good rate. The hotel is excellent. It is exactly what I would expect from a traditional city hotel. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The room was nicely...

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Aalborg, Denmark
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a great long weekend at The Bonham in December. I had contacted the hotel before my stay to ask if I could arrange for some Christmas presents to be delivered. This was no problem and all the parcels were delivered to my guest room. Super great service. Hotel in super location and easily accessible. On the downside was the...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel has very comfortable rooms and is very quiet - always a bonus in a large city. It’s location is great for all the attractions and restaurants. We did not eat in the restaurant as it looked a bit impersonal - although we did have breakfast there, which was good but things like a Cappuccino coffee were extra, which...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've stayed here about 3 or 4 times over the last few years and have never been disappointed. We've stayed in the smallest rooms right up to the suites and they are all really comfortable. The beds are really spot on and because of the thick drapes, the rooms are dark and cool which I need for a good night's...

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Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short stay. Had a lovely evening meal in the restaurant. Biggest and best chips ever! The breakfast was also excellent. The room itself was nothing special. Very small and would have been much cosier if there had been curtains in the room rather than just a blind. Bathroom was quite dated. In saying that it is a very stylish hotel...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel to Edinburgh regularly, destination Murrayfield. We have stayed at The Bonham a number of times, and will do so again in March. Convenient location, near enough to, but far enough from, the hurly burly of Princes Street. Walk down behind the hotel, join the footpath by the water of Leith, and find yourself at the Botanical Gardens. It's...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from an overnight stay at The Bonham. This is a lovely hotel 10minutes walk from the top end of Princes Street, 15/20minutes from George Street & 30minutes from Waverley Station. We arrived at 11am and were lucky enough to check in & have our room immediately. The receptionist was very friendly & knowledgeable about the area & proved...

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Douglas C, General Manager at The Bonham, responded to this review

Dear Carole P, Thank you for your review of The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh. I am delighted to read your wonderful comments regarding the hotel and the staff, and I will take delight in passing your comments onto our teams. We hope to see you again soon. Kindest Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager

AYR, SCOTLAND
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked day before arrival for room to accommodate 2 adults and 2 kids. Got great room rate with breakfast included. We arrived early and our room was ready so we were allowed an early check in. Reception were very nice and gave us a larger size superior room with 2 camp beds for the kids. Ideal and with room being...

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Douglas C, General Manager at The Bonham, responded to this review

Dear bunster289, Thank you for your review of The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh. I am delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We do hold additional items for rooms, like conditioner, body lotion, sewing kits, international adaptors for our guests at reception, so please just ask. We hope to see you again soon. Kindest Regards Douglas Campbell...

Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 3rd stay at The Bonham over the last few years. We used an Itison deal this time which was excellent value. We had 2 nights dinner bed and breakfast in a superior room. The room was large with an excellent view over the city which I requested. All staff were friendly and helpful and were quick to...

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Douglas C, General Manager at The Bonham, responded to this review

Dear Jackiee19, Thank you for your review of The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh. I have passed on your comments regarding the lukewarm food to our Head Chef, and also passed on your lovely comment about Donna. We hope to see you again soon. Kindest Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Cuisines: European, British, Scottish
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh is a boutique hotel in Scotland with a very contemporary spirit. It occupies a series of Victorian buildings in the West End of Edinburgh, whose soaring natural proportions have allowed us to create a truly dynamic set of rooms and public spaces. At The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh, we have used bold colour, rich texture and contemporary art and photography to build an environment that is fun, upbeat, welcoming and with the unmistakable buzz of being part of a great Scottish city.There are 49 boutique rooms and suites at The Bonham, each individually styled so that, among them, you will almost certainly find the one you have been waiting for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bonham

Address: 35 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh EH3 7RN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: €80 - €297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bonham 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
The Bonham Hotel Edinburgh
Bonham Hotel Edinburgh
The Bonham Edinburgh, Scotland
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#24 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#30 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#36 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Rooms at the back are quieter, and on the third floor, although perhaps smaller than some at the front, overlook the Firth of Forth”
 of 5 bubbles Otisgrandad, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Back facing rooms on higher floors have great views over the city.”
 of 5 bubbles Jackiee19, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the north east offer views over the Water of Leith and the Dean Bridge”
 of 5 bubbles daviddF6834NL, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one with a view towards the water”
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“Window seat!!”
 of 5 bubbles jackiebrownx, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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