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KM Central

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COMPLETELY REFURBISHED IN AUGUST 2017. KM Central now offers 45 modern and stylish bedrooms and a contemporary breakfast room. Located just 5 minutes’ walk from the Royal Mile, KM Central offers the perfect base for your next visit to Edinburgh, be it for work or leisure.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Quirky Hotels
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
1018Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
383Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
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 Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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All reviews no lift royal mile hot food cooked to order festival theatre full cooked scottish breakfast george square edinburgh prices rooms are small separate building flights of stairs building next door cold buffet usb ports fringe venues superb breakfast location is great edinburgh university
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This hotel was a stones throw away from the centre and is half the cost of most of the other hotels. We got upgraded to a bigger room because it’s was our anniversary and the staff left some chocolates and a note to say congratulations....More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank Katiebennett3073
Response from Voyage44925596704, Manager at KM CentralResponded 2 days ago

Dear Katiebennett3073, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review. I am delighted to read you enjoyed your anniversary celebration and our service, room facilities and breakfast contributed to a wonderful experience. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back soon, maybe on your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good value place to stay, very clean and tidy and staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms small and no lift but good value and excellent breakfast with good choice of continental, good selection of fresh fruit and lovely full Scottish cooked optionsMore

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MandiC517
Response from Edinburgh1st, Manager at KM CentralResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear MandiC517, Thank you very much for your review following your stay at KM Central. Your excellent comments regarding our breakfast, cleanliness and staff service are greatly appreciated and have been shared with the team. Our reception team will be delighted to assist with room...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I visited Edinburgh for the night and stayed here. The room was modern and ideal for the two of us. Lovely and clean. The breakfast was amazing and the staff could not be more helpful! Would definitely book here again!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank sophb1992
Response from Edinburgh1st, Manager at KM CentralResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sophb1992, Thank you for your 5 star review and your wonderful comments. The team and myself look forward to looking after you on your next visit. Best wishes, Robert Kitzinger

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfectly located in a quiet area of town and about a 15 min from the Golden mile walk. Plenty of inexpensive restaurants and supermarket 2 mins away. Street parking is at a premium from late afternoons onwards and no problems leaving luggage before check-in time....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Melvyn C
Response from Edinburgh1st, Manager at KM CentralResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Melvyn C, Thank your for your review of KM Central following your stay. I am pleased to read about the enjoyment of your stay in particular our service, cleanliness and breakfast. Your comments have been shared to ensure we maintain our high standards in...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

The hotel leaves a really really bad first impression, because the reception is simply ugly and shabby. The luggage storage has garbage lying around and the hotel has no elevator. But enough with the negative points. Because otherwise is this hotel amazing. The rooms are...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Tamir B
Response from Edinburgh1st, Manager at KM CentralResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Tamir B, Thank you for reviewing KM Central following your stay. I am disappointed to read about your arrival experience which is something we are working on to improve. I am very delighted to read that you found our hotel amazing in particular our...More

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12 July 2018|
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Dear Dunyazade, Yes we have luggage storage on-site in case you arrive before our 2pm check-in time. The team will be delighted to assist. We are looking forward to welcome you soon. Best wishes, Robert Kitzinger
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Response from magdalenao521 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely go and see the Old Town and Edinburgh Castle ! The architecture is breathtaking!
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"No elevator"
940effiet
23 Sep 2018
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"I had 1st floor room street side. Woke twice by vehicles (quiet road). Could ask for room away from road."
PeterJones714
5 Jul 2018
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"Good value with clean and excellent service!"
antoine_chan
25 Apr 2018
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"Ask for lower room if stairs are an issue"
susanbR7710DD
11 Dec 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$91 - US$242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kenneth mackenzie hotel edinburghkenneth mackenzie suite edinburghkenneth mackenzie suite hotel edinburgh
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Kenneth Mackenzie
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghSouthside & Holyrood
NUMBER OF ROOMS
45
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