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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here two nights for professional meetings. The location was extremely convenient. The room was slightly tired-looking, but a good size and comfortable. My only disappointment was the poor water pressure in the shower (I was on the 4th floor). There was a dispenser for shower gel but no other toiletries provided. I would agree with the previous reviewer... More 

Thank Littleyovo
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a Bread and breakfast and it's pretty good considering that. Let me rate it individually on the following factors: Location: 5/5 heart of the city. Cleanliness: 3.5/5 acceptable but not sparkling. Housekeeping was also just okay. Bathrooms are clean thank goodness Friendliness: 2/5 the staff at the reception was so bored and unwelcoming. Housekeeping staff was very nice... More 

Thank Sana H
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the third time we have visited this hotel and as usual the rooms were warm and clean.Breakfast was across the road at Ricks...buffet style ..you could have pastries / cereal / full english ...what we had was enough to last us until tea time .i am sure we will be back .

Thank Mel E
Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place needs some proper money spending on it. Very tired mattress, rooms need redecorating and if they can't fit double glazing in the historic windows then at least get some sound deadening curtains - the noise from the street into the small hours is a real problem.

Thank Nsar11
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great room for the value. the staff are great, the decor is great. the rooms are spacious and have lots of window light. the location is great for edinburgh, central but slightly removed from the main streets. easy to find though, in case you are like me and get lost all the time. honestly i was so happy when i... More 

Thank Jill S
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights and had a lovely big room with comfortable bed. Bathroom clean and of good size. Handy to have a hairdryer and fast wifi. No view from our room, 110, but we weren't there to stay in the room! Brilliant location to explore the city as very close to the castle and royal mile. Breakfast across... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were here for two nights on our recent city break, and we thought it was excellent, and great value for money. The rooms were spacious enough but not cavernous, clean, well kept, and the whole hotel had a well cared for air. Breakfast is taken across the road at Rick's, and that was very good too, with a choice... More 

Thank VelvetGlove85
Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I booked three nights in a double for single occupation. I was actually given a triple. lots of room and the in-room facilities were fine. Milk, coffee and teabags were replenished daily - no problem over out of date milk. Bathroom was very fresh and modern. One issue I had was that the side of the bath was rather high.... More 

Thank Sandra M
Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Returned to this hotel as an anniversary treat as my partner and I had a wonderful stay here 7 years ago-wow was I surprised how the quality of the service has declined. There is a reason why the hotel has not won any rewards in recent years!! Yes the hotel is in a great location in Edinburgh but that is... More 

Thank Yazu2014
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely recommend this hotel as a comfortable and convenient hotel in the heart of Edinburgh. There's no restaurant, but there's more than enough choice nearby, as it's close to George Street, Rose Street and Princes Street.

Thank Keith B

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Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We would like to offer you a very warm welcome to both the city of Edinburgh and to our hotel situated amidst the Georgian elegance of Edinburgh’s "New Town", and only a few steps from the world famous Princes Street. A warm friendly welcome awaits you at Frederick House Hotel, your home away from home catering for both the business and leisure traveller. Recently refurbished throughout to a high 4 star standard, our well appointed accommodation offers modern comfort at an affordable price. We look forward to welcoming you to Frederick House and making your stay an enjoyable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Frederick House Hotel

Address: 42 Frederick St | Lothian, Edinburgh EH2 1EX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: €61 - €271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Frederick House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Frederick Hotel Edinburgh
Frederick House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#50 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#55 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Get a room at the back.”
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“any rooms are good”
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“110 no view but lovely and quiet, no noise from other rooms or hallways.”
 of 5 bubbles Mirandacls, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book elsewhere!”
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