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The Bonham

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Bonham for 2 nights on a business trip, and would definitely return. The hotel is in a lovely quiet location in residential Dean village area, with big windows looking on to lovely views both front and back. Rooms were generously sized, with very large and comfortable beds. It's not 'designer' in décor, more quietly stylish and comfortable,...

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

Dear 222mel Thank you very much for your kind comments - I'm so glad you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay with is, from the rooms, to breakfast and dinner. And not forgetting the homemade shortbread! Look forward to welcoming you back soon Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful stay at The Bonham and to be honest struggle to understand some of the more negative reviews. The staff at check in were very friendly and attentive and were much the same come the next morning when we left our baggage and at check out later that day. We had a superior double room that was very...

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

Dear Gareth K Thank you very much for your fantastic 5 star review following your recent stay with us. Its great to see that you enjoyed your time here so much and we really appreciate you taking the time to post such a positive review. See you again soon! Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager

County Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter gave us a Christmas present of two nights at the Bonham hotel. It's a lovely old fashioned place with charm . Our bedroom was nicely decorated, comfortable bed and a nice modern bathroom. The breakfast was delicious both full and continental. We had dinner one of the nights, it was excellent and the staff were attentive. This hotel...

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

Dear juneevans46 I'm delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us and I'm so glad the Christmas present worked out for you! Our kitchen work hard every day and its great to see your lovely comments about both lunch and dinner See you again soon Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager

Lancashire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to Edinburgh for my Christmas present and were very pleased with our choice of the Bonham. The hotel is situated in a great place just a short walk from the hustle and bustle of the Princess street area. We were in room 317 which was more than adequate to meet our needs. The view out of our window...

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

Thank you for your great review, 5 star! Delighted you enjoyed so many areas of the hotel and the great view of the gardens from the window! See you again soon Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

My room was nicely decorated, but with some issues; no drawer space at all, and no safe, which is unusual in this day and age. The room felt as though it had been designed by an interior decorator rather than a hotel designer. Staff were generally good, but there was nobody at reception when I arrived, with approx 10 people...

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

Dear bigal57 Thank you for your recent review My apologies for any delay in check in In common with the majority of hotels, whilst food and beverage prices are the same in bedrooms or in the restaurant, we do have a service charge for guests who choose to use room service. This is printed on the room service menu, however,...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back again - and on a deal - to meet friends in the West End. A fabulous suite at the rear with stupendous views over Edinburgh where we had drinks before dinner looking at the usual rain and the Dean Bridge. Dinner acceptable and predictable as usual and not too pseudo Michelin arty farty thank goodness with not too many...

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

Dear Stephen F, Thank you for you review of The Bonham hotel, Edinburgh. We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us whilst visiting your friends in the wonderful west end of Edinburgh. We hope to see you again soon. Kindest Regards Douglas Campbell General manager

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed last night, it's not the usual sort of place my employer books me into, it felt like a real treat. Easy parking at the front of the building, I later found out there was parking to the rear too. Decor was lovely, my room was spotless with a lovely view. I had room service which was yet again...

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

Dear Pearl7285, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh. I am delighted to read that you had a very enjoyable experience with us, and we do hope to see you again soon. Kindest Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager

Alloa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We purchased some afternoon tea vouchers through Itison as a treat for a friend's birthday. It was classed axis a gin fizz cocktail afternoon tea. When we arrived we were shown to a lovely room upstairs with a table beautifully set for the 4 of us all on our own. The waiter arrived with our cocktails and tea menu. Now...

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

Dear hazleyshaw, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh. I am delighted to read such positive comments regarding our Afternoon tea served in the consulting room bar, especially regarding the gin fizz cocktail. We hope to see you again soon. Kindest Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager

NiklaD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 24th Feb for the night and the experience was not what I expected at all. Having booked a standard room through the hotel website it felt like we were cast aside as second class due to not paying for a higher specification room. Upon arrival it was clear that the room was run down and needed some repairs (furniture...

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

Dear NiklaD, Thank you for your review of The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh. I am saddened to hear that you had a less than perfect stay with us, and can assure you that this is not our usual standard of service that we provide. We do aim to deal with any and all guests issues during the guests' stay with us,...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As usual The Bonham was quality! Good room with beautiful view over the City. Excellent breakfasts and pleasing service. The hotel's location is perfect for walking to City Centre and visiting the sights.

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

Dear Rob c, Thank you for your 5 star review of The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh. I am delighted to read your wonderful review of your experience with us, and I do hope we can welcome you back 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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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 

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Address: 35 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh EH3 7RN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: €103 - €361 (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
Hotel Style:
#24 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#30 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#31 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Best views on 3rd floor at the back of the hotel overlooking the Forth. Front views over the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles ianwB1432ZF, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Good views from third floor”
 of 5 bubbles J3523WFmargaretw, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go higher up and DO NOT accept room 4 as the others are so much better.”
 of 5 bubbles gazasal2014, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet area in city”
 of 5 bubbles juneevans46, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Hotel under new management - parking used to be free- now £15 per night but at least off the road.”
 of 5 bubbles StephenF130, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
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