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The Edinburgh Residence

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked as Christmas gift and intended as a destination rather than just a base to explore the city, we were utterly delighted in the service and accommodation. Suite 21 is huge and overlooks historic Dean Village which is worth a visit. With no formal restaurant on site you can choose to dine in your room which we did. Food was...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best Hapimag we have been so far. Huge room with very high ceiling and lots of natural light and super comfy huge bed. Overall very quiet and clean and super friendly and professional staff. A special thank you to Stefano who has been a star with us for the whole time we have been there. Thanks to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few minutes walk from Princes Street, this warm and welcoming hotel was a delight. The staff were very friendly and helpful, we had views of the castle, and a lovely large room in immaculate condition. We ordered breakfast in the room ( no restaurant) which was wonderful and fantastic value for money, arriving exactly at the requested time and...

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HapimagEdinburgh, Manager at The Edinburgh Residence, responded to this review

Dear Godoit, I am delighted to hear that you a great experience at The Edinburgh Residence. Thank you for the lovely review of your stay. I will certainly pass your comments on to the team who will be grateful to hear you have enjoyed our warm Scottish welcome. All of our rooms are uniquely designed and vary in size but...

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent stay, lovely room (24) with 3 windowns to front, light and airy. superb discreet service breakfast served in your room is very relaxing will be back soon as we can manage it location is really good for new town - george street etc 5 mins walk to princes street west tram stop

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HapimagEdinburgh, Manager at The Edinburgh Residence, responded to this review

Dear Smokey66197, Thank you for choosing The Edinburgh Residence and for taking the time to write about your experience. Our full Scottish breakfast is prepared fresh at the time requested by you and served in the comfort of your suite. We think this gives you a little extra time to prepare yourself for the great adventures of Edinburgh. We hope...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As per the title we enjoyed absolutely perfectly accomodating service, and my what exquisite vintage decor and fittings in such a well maintained structure and area. Delightful views feom the parlour lovely coal fires and such happy and well presented staff!

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HapimagEdinburgh, Manager at The Edinburgh Residence, responded to this review

Dear Daniel H, Thank you for choosing The Edinburgh Residence for your visit to Edinburgh. Each Suite is uniquley decorated and a number of them are refurbished each year. With such historic surroundings we enjoy maintaining our small part. The teams will be grateful to hear your lovely comments, which I will be sure to pass on. I hope that...

Crieff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit to the beautiful Edinburgh Residence. My daughter had booked a suite on the top floor. The rooms were sumptuous and immaculate and the attention to small details was impressive. Apart from the beautifully appointed rooms and the magnificent views, the staff rounded off a truly memorable experience. Their friendly yet professional manner was no less...

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HapimagEdinburgh, Manager at The Edinburgh Residence, responded to this review

Dear CharlieCrieff, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your 60th birthday here at The Edinburgh Residence. Thank you for the wonderful comments, I will certainly pass them on to our teams who I am sure will be overjoyed. With the aim to make each stay special for all our guests it's nice to add a little extra for...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My friend and I stayed here for one night while in Edinburgh to see a show for her birthday. This hotel made it so special and was the height of comfort and luxury. Every single member of staff couldn't do enough for us and were so professional and helpful. we were upgraded free to a suite on arrival and the...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have stayed at the Edinburgh Residence twice. I like the quiet location, the items of the rooms/apartments and the staff are very helpful. It does feel a bit like what a first time visitor to Edinburgh would expect - lots of wood and heavy furniture. The decor could do with an update and some of the bathroom fixtures are...

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HapimagEdinburgh, Manager at The Edinburgh Residence, responded to this review

Dear AveburyBlue, Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with us at The Edinburgh Residence. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed your time in Edinburgh. I am delighted that our team looked after you well and I will certainly pass your comments on. The team will be thrilled. All our Suites are individually...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here to celebrate our anniversary. We could not fault the hotel at all and had a brilliant experience from start to finish. The staff were excellent, could not do enough for you. The facilties and rooms were lovely and of a standard which truly was the 5*. There were several small touches which really made...

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HapimagEdinburgh, Manager at The Edinburgh Residence, responded to this review

Dear Hollie H, Thank you for choosing The Edinburgh Residence to celebrate your very special occassion. Your kind words for the staff will be passed on and I am sure they will be delighted that they helped in making your stay so great. We enjoy showing our guests to the rooms, it gives us an extra chance to get to...

Oswestry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I own 2 weeks at the Edinburgh Residence and have been coming here on a regular basis. I have alstroemerias swapped my weeks for other timeshares in many countries around the world and none of them could me close to the standards of Edinburgh Residence. It is very conveniently situated just a few minutes walk from Princes Street and meets...

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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 Edinburgh Residence is a collection of 29 elegant, 5-star hotel suites through three adjoining Victorian houses in the West End of Edinburgh. Categorized as 'Classic,' 'Grand' and 'Town House,' the 5-star suites are more like apartments, with magnificent proportions that really allow you to spread out and make yourself at home. In some, the sitting rooms are adjoining, and in others they are self-contained. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Edinburgh Residence

Address: 7 Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 7RY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: €115 - €265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Edinburgh Residence 5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
The Edinburgh Residence Hotel Edinburgh
The Hotel Edinburgh
The Edinburgh Residence Scotland
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#36 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Room 11 was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles jackieg507, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room on the North side - the higher the better.”
  • View of DeanVillage from Room 19
  • Bedroom Room 19
 of 5 bubbles Jacko48, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for suite at the back of the hotel. Higher floors have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles kala247, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Views to the north outstanding - higher level the better - we were on floor 2”
 of 5 bubbles Solobay, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask to look over Dean Village”
 of 5 bubbles Vanorascottages, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
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