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    The Place

    34-38 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3HU, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good35%
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    “no lift” (97 reviews)
    “top floor” (75 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Brilliant location. Average breakfast. Tiny room in the basement where the tv didn't work and couldn't fix but forgot to cone back to us to keep us updated after we complained. They did deduct our breakfast charge as compensation. Apart from that staff were generally...More

    Thank Nicola T
    Response from William H, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Nicola T, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed the central location of our Hotel. It was myself that you spoke with at check-out and I am very sorry for the mix up with...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed at The Place Hotel recently. This is a heritage listed building one or two streets back from the railway station, so not too far to walk to get to shops, restaurants and tourist buses. Trams run past the front door. Being a heritage listed...More

    Thank ColinA640
    Response from William H, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Colin A, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed our hotel from the central location with the tram stop at out our door to the breakfast buffet.It also wonderful to hear such praise of...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The Place is in a good location for exploring Edinburgh. The staff are lovely, very helpful, and the hotel has a bag drop, perfect for a short sightseeing tour of Edinburgh. After reading the reviews I was worried about visiting but I had booked on...More

    Thank madamerenard398
    Response from William H, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear madamerenard398, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am delighted to hear you found the hotel's location ideal for exploring all Edinburgh has to offer.It is also lovely to receive such nice words regarding our staff. As you mentioned there...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed for three nights here during the European Rugby Cup Final; room prices looked to have been inflated because of this throughout the city. My reservation said I was booked into a ground floor room at the rear of the building, however when I arrived,...More

    Thank Richard E
    Response from William H, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Richard E, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. As you mentioned there is no lift as the hotel is a listed building so it is not possible to have one installed.This would also apply to the size of the rooms...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Yes there are no lifts and lots of stairs, but the rooms are clean, the staff are incredibly friendly and accommodating, and the hotel is walking distance to the train station, The Royal Mile, etc. My sister and I had a great time staying here....More

    Thank singlemaltmuggle
    Response from William H, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear singlemaltmuggle, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed all our hotel has to offer especially the central location and I will be sure to pass on your kind words to Oscar....More

    Ibis Styles Edinburgh Centre St Andrew Square
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    • US$77 - US$317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • #64 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 47
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    • Broughton & Calton
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    Amanda M
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from William H | Property representative |
    Hi Amanda M, Yes all rooms come with hairdryers. Kind regards, Will Harrington Front of House Manager
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    28 June 2017|
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    Yes we use an external company for laundry,we send it in the morning and it returns the same day in the afternoon for £12 per bag. Kind regards, Will Harrington Front of House Manager
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    katyfawcett123
    4 May 2017|
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    Response from William H | Property representative |
    Good afternoon, Yes we do offer storage facilities for early arrivals or after check out if you would like to do some more exploring of Edinburgh!
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    "Really cannot as I don't know what the other rooms are like but there are better budget rooms, in..."
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    "top floor if you want to see the sea and you do not mind the steps"
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    "Try to get a room at the back overlooking the Firth of Forth"
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