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“Excellent accomodation in Edinburgh” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Edinburgh City Hotel
Ranked #25 of 150 Hotels in Edinburgh
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“Excellent accomodation in Edinburgh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights with out 1 year old in April.. Staff provided us the largest room in the corner of the hotel, very spacious, clean. The room also had an extra guest room with bed and TV.
Staff were very helpful as well on anything we requested.

The location was great.. 15min walk from the castle, Royal mile or 5 min taxi ride from the station.
Look for offers on the site and we got lucky with free breakfast for a great room rate. Breakfast was standard continental, served fresh and hot - perfect way to start the day before exploring Edinburgh..

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2012 via mobile

The good things about this hotel are the central location. The rooms are very good.

The rest of the hotel including the bar and "restaurant" are very small and odd. The staff seemed to share reception and bar/restaurant duties which lead to relatively long delays for service. There was no lunch food service.

The hotel has a good room and a good location , can't complain as it's these things that are important.

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2012

a very 'brisk' receptionist soon saw us to our rooms, we had booked two double rooms, ours were both on the ground floor so very easy to access.both rooms were very comfy, clean and fresh, with all usual facilities.only limited parking at the hotel, but hotel is situated close to everything really.

Room Tip: Don't get 104, it's below street level so view is of a wall looking skywards to the pavement...
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012 via mobile

Stayed with a friend on a one night theatre break. The reception staff were lovely, decor fresh and pleasing. The room and bathroom were really clean, well decorated and comfortable.
The biggest let down was the main course at dinner. The salmon steak was bony, meagre and grossly over cooked. The dinner menu is not expensive at all, but I'd honestly rather pay another fiver for a proper fillet of salmon. The deep fried Brie was fine and the puddings delicious. Service friendly but a bit over stretched. Breakfast fine but verging on the chaotic!! Stay here, enjoy the lovely rooms, but eat out!

  • Stayed April 2012
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

Built in an old hospital, this updated hotel is a great value in a wonderful location close to restaurants, shopping, and sightseeing opportunities.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Edinburgh City Hotel

Property: Edinburgh City Hotel
Address: 79 Lauriston Place | Midlothian, Edinburgh EH3 9HZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Southside & Holyrood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#40 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#43 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh City Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just a few minutes from Edinburgh’s city centre and principal financial/business district, Edinburgh City Hotel is located in a superb spot. The Old and New towns are within easy reach, and tourist treats like Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and Hollyrood Palace are as easy to get to free WiFi, stylish and comfy guest rooms and very competitive rates may just make your mind up that this is the hotel for you! Friendly welcoming staff will always go the extra mile to ensure your stay in Edinburgh is a memorable one. ... more   less 
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