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    The Scotsman Hotel

    20 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1YT, Scotland
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          US$525
          US$219
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          Overview
          • Excellent47%
          • Very good26%
          • Average13%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible4%
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
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          Reviewed 27 June 2014

          My wife & I stayed here recently on vacation (yes, we're a couple of Americans). The location is great, a block from the Royal Mile and with a lift puts you across the street from Waverley Station, making it a nice base for day trips....More

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          Reviewed 24 June 2014

          We visited The Scotsman for a night in mid-June after receiving a voucher as a gift. The location cannot be faulted, located between The Royal Mile and Princess Street. Central and close to transport links. We opted to leave use the park & ride outside...More

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          Response from TheScotsmanEdinburgh, customer service and administration at The Scotsman Hotel

          Thank you for taking the time to record your comments regarding your stay with us at The Scotsman. As you point out our location cannot be faulted, we agree we are very lucky to occupy such a fantastic city centre location being so close to...More

          Reviewed 22 June 2014

          Located in a very impressive building, in a great central location. All staff were friendly, and attentive and we were made to feel very welcome at all times. Breakfast was good. The only (small) issue is the rooms seemed a little worn, but the decor...More

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          Response from TheScotsmanEdinburgh, Customer Service and Administration at The Scotsman Hotel

          Thank you so much for taking the time to record your recent review regarding your stay with us at the Scotsman hotel. With regards to the rooms being worn, these are in the process of having a refurbishment room at a time, hopefully when you...More

          Reviewed 22 June 2014

          We arrived by car and could not find the entrance to the hotel. I rang the hotel and was being put through to the concierge but perhaps he was not there as reception answered again and said to "pop in and I'll give you a...More

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          Response from TheScotsmanEdinburgh, Customer Service and Administration at The Scotsman Hotel

          Thank you for taking the time to record your comments regarding your stay with us. I am sorry for the troubles you encountered with regards to parking facilities. . I’m sorry that this was a disappointment to you; as one of the traditional Victorian buildings...More

          Reviewed 20 June 2014

          Very disappointed. Had afternoon tea booked for 12 (2 gluten free) for an important family gathering, only to be told the night before that YOU WILL NOT CATER FOR GLUTEN FREE ANYMORE. No apology or alternative offer. Needless to say we have made other arrangements...More

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          Response from TheScotsmanEdinburgh, Customer Service and Administration at The Scotsman Hotel

          Dear LeaAnne, We are very concerned that you have written such a damaging review and very much urge that you contact the hotel at your convenience to talk this over – the number to contact is 0131 556 5565 and please ask for myself. The...More

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          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
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          • Minibar
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          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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          • US$193 - US$597 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #23 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #45 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #48 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #50 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 69
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          that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
          place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
          the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
          Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
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          I'm concerned- after looking at the hotel in December it had a spa and restaurant.... without relooking ive booked for next Wednesday for my mums 70th Birthday- is there no access to the pool & spa area? Can you still eat here? I.e. Breakfast as I've paid for that too ... Thanks
          4 May 2017|
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          Response from Irenee H | Reviewed this property |
          Pool & Spa is completely shut down in March, no access what so ever. When I expressed my disappointment, they told me to jog outside. 🤣
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          VA_NY_Traveler_5
          Does the lift to the lobby go down to Market Street/Waverly Station
          13 April 2017|
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          Response from Graeme C | Reviewed this property |
          Yes it does...
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          dmcornwell
          Which rooms have two beds? I am traveling with my daughter
          19 March 2017|
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          Response from Ann-Victoria M | Reviewed this property |
          twin rooms. phone & explain to the staff & they'll help.
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          "Our room 601, smallish but more than adequate for 2, we heard no noise from anyone"
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          "Try to get outward looking rooms."
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          "Ask for rooms overlooking the New Town, if you can"
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          "Penthouse depending on price outstanding room tho , check before using mini bar as there is a charge"
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