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Edinburgh City Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed here for a short break,as an alternative to our usual December trip to York.The entrance to the reception area is via a small lane at the side of the hotel.we received a warm welcome.we had a warm comfortable well equipped room.we upgraded our...More

Thank paulnju
Response from SunnyV79, General Manager at Edinburgh City HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Paul Thank you for following your kind review stay at Edinburgh City Hotel. I am delighted to read that you were impressed with the hotel, finding the central location convenient for all the tourist attraraction you wanted to visit. I am very glad you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Edinburgh about 5 times over the last few years and usually stay at the other end of the Royal Mile. We fancied a change this time and stumbled across this little gem of a hotel. I've never come across it before and...More

Thank Meggymonster2
Response from SunnyV79, General Manager at Edinburgh City HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Meggy Many thanks for your detailed 5 star review from your recent stay; particularly as it is so detailed that it should be very useful to any TripAdvisor user reading your feedback. It was very pleasing to read how much you and your friends...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very friendly informative helpful and most welcoming staff you can imagine We stayed three nights while up there for the Xmas market which is about 10 minutes down the road Rooms clean quaint en suite Breakfast is continental and Scottish breakfast with a first...More

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Response from SunnyV79, General Manager at Edinburgh City HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Brian Thank you for posting feedback on your recent three days stay at Edinburgh City Hotel during the festive time in Edinburgh. I was very pleased to read how we exceeded your expectations during your stay and in particular the enjoyable experience of breakfast...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reason we chose this hotel was because of the good reviews despite it being only a 3 star hotel. We were very pleasantly surprised when we checked in. The room was really big with new furnishings, a bathroom with a bath and lovely toiletries....More

Thank alwayscheckreviews
Response from SunnyV79, General Manager at Edinburgh City HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alwayschekreviews Many thanks for your 5 star review from your recent stay and chosing to stay with us on the basis of good reviews. It was very pleasing to read how much you enjoyed your stay at Edinburgh City Hotel from comfortable night sleep,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 5 nights at this hotel. We received a very warm welcome from the reception. Our room was comfortable and a solid bed. The only problem was the lack of toiletries such as shower caps. You had to run downstairs to ask for one....More

Thank knome6
Response from SunnyV79, General Manager at Edinburgh City HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Knome6 Thank you for your feedback , which I have shared with my team.We are happy to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay. We do our best to accomdate our guests and make sure they experience a meomorable and comfortable stay. We are...More

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Amenities
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Restaurant
Room Service
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$83 - US$318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#40 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#43 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#40 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#43 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Nearby
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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