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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is an interesting place. Let me start by saying that if I go back I would stay there again. The girls at reception were very nice and helpful. There is a pub attached on the main floor where you can get breakfast for 10pounds each(I would find someplace else. There are plenty of options in the area). The room has everything you need except floor space. We guess the room was about 11x8 feet. There was ample luggage storage under the bed. There was a small closet to hang cloths and a small desk that my laptop almost fit on after I moved the coffee pot. USB ports and plenty of outlets( we only had one converter though). The bathroom was big by UK standards. They gave us new tea cakes each day and two bottles of water. Location is GREAT. Less than a 5 minute walk to the Royal mile, less than a 5 minute walk to 20 or more restaurants, less that a 5 minute walk to 10plus pubs or bars. Here is the thing. If you are staying in Edinburgh you need to know you will be walking up and down hills and steps whenever you turn around (the fitbit had us at just under 10mile and 84 flights of stairs one day.) With that in mind here are the directions to our room…elevator from lobby to 1st floor (after the first time we just used the stairs)get off the elevator on the first floor go down the hall and through a couple doors to the stairs, up two flights to the 3rd floor then through a few more doors and down two halls to the room. We spent less time in the pubs for fear of not finding our room.

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank JR M
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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hi JR M

Thank you so much for the fantastic review about your recent stay here with us in Edinburgh!
It is fantastic to hear you appreciated our amazing location, found our staff to be nice and helpful and all the little extras that we provide useful and also tasty!
We are so glad to hear that you would come back for another stay and may advise you to consider the comfy double room just for that little bit of extra space in the room instead of snug double room .
Please get in touch next time you are in town for the best returner rates, call us on 01312202299 and we will sort you out for another top notch stay with us.

Inese & The Grassmarket Hotel team

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This one has to be the strangest hotel I’ve ever stayed in.
The life has a a door on the frat as you walk into it. Never seen that before.
Halls are skinny and at a slant. Kina trippy.
They give you chalk to write on the wall, magnets to plan your trip on another wall and comics on yet another wall.
Bring your own washcloth as they don’t provide them.
The shower let’s water out on the floor so be careful not to slip.
The one worst thing is their toilet. The seat was so slim it hurts the back of your legs before your finished going potty.
If you need to do more than just tinkle, you will hate life

Stayed: May 2018, travelled as a couple
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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Hi kdk9,

Thank you for taking the time to write to us about your recent stay, we appreciate your feedback.

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy our quirky hotel, we love our magnetic wall maps for planning your adventures and chalk for finishing the puzzles on the boards, but understand it might not be to everyones taste.

We do have other hotels in our collection, perhaps you would consider one of our other Central Edinburgh Hotels for your next visit to the city.

Safe Travels,

Christie & The Grassmarket Hotel Team

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is our favourite hotel in Edinburgh and we have stayed three times. The rooms are fun and unique, it's a great location and the staff are very friendly. We have only had one issue when our room was right over the bar, but they were able to move us. I would stay here again for sure.

Stayed: April 2018, travelled with family
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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi katiepenner2018

Thank you so much for this amazing review-it`s fantastic to hear such a positive feedback about your time with us.
We are incredibly happy that you are our returning guest and we have made all your stays great fun.
The staff is delighted to read your lovely comments about their work.
It will always be a pleasure to welcome you here at the Grassmarket hotel.

Don`t stay away too long and come back for another top notch stay with us, please call us on 01312202299 for the best returner rates

Inese & The Grassmarket Hotel

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great location! Wonderful staff. Modern rooms. Clean. Only stayed one night, but plan to return in the future! Highly recommend. A lot of things within walking distance. Shopping, food, attractions. Loved it!

Stayed: April 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank Ashley Marie R
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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hi Ashley Marie R

Thank you very much for such a fantastic review.
We are absolutely delighted that you loved so many aspects of your recent stay with us and we cannot wait to welcome you back for another top notch stay.

Please call us direct on 01312202299 for the best returner rates

Inese & The Grassmarket Hotel team

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Hard to say enough good about this hotel. Perfect location, breakfast, awesome vibe, helpful staff, comfy bed, and great amenities. Loved the décor of the hotel, laid back, funky, and fun! I would stay here again on my next trip.

Stayed: May 2018, travelled solo
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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi bridget838

Wow- thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at The Grassmarket Hotel, we really appreciate it.
We are delighted to read all your positive comments about our perfect location, our quirky touches throughout the hotel, awesome vibe and our beds for sleepy heads comfy. Our staff is delighted to hear such a good feedback about them.
We would like to welcome you back with the best returner rates so please call us direct on 01312202299 next time you are in Edinburgh!

Inese & The Grassmarket Hotel team

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