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Masson House

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   18 Holyrood Park Road | Pollock Halls, Edinburgh EH16 5AY, Scotland
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Ranked #121 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location as you can easily walk or get a bus into town and there is free on site parking. Just a stones throw from lovely walks on Arthur's seat and holyrood park. Basic and small room but clean and comfortable. Breakfast buffet was very good quality and choice for the price.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the hotel because of a Scottish friend suggestion,but was really not expecting much ,instead,the location is great ,the place is clean. Spartan but great rate and the breakfast included was as well very good

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The security / parking men were STAGGERINGLY rude (more than one of them, independently). They are obviously unaware they are running a hotel for paying customers. I've never been spoken to so rudely. Presumably they assumed I was a student instead of a customer, and therefore it was OK for them to abuse me - but actually I'm not sure... More

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Edinburgh1st, Public Relations Manager at Masson House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We apologise for your experience with our staff and consider this type of behaviour to be unacceptable. We would like to investigate this matter further for you. Could you please contact Michelle Christian, Senior Property Manager, who will be able to assist you. She can be contacted at michelle.christian@ed.ac.uk. Regards,... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Basic accommodation - looked like student halls. Its was okay .... clean enough but just very average .... just okay - wouldnt rush back - and wouldnt recommend it. Breakfast was nice and the staff all very friendly - but the room very nothing really. There was a kettle with two cups and tea/coffee sugar/milk - towels too small to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

This Hotel is a Hotel/Student Accommodation in partnership with another hotel which is a large old mansion house. Masson House visually is the ugly cousin. The Hotel is located in the university grounds. It is about a 15 minute walk from South Bridge and 20ish minutes from the Royal Mile. It's approx a 8 pound taxi ride. The rooms are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I was a bit nervous going to this "hotel" when soon after booking I noticed an incorrect higher amount had been taken from my account. I had never experienced this with any other hotel booking. When I phoned back I was spoken to like a child and asked to email a copy of my bank statement to prove it. When... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Given one key for 2 people which was useless as you needed a fob to get to your room there for we had to stay together for everything. The walls were paper thin felt like those in the corridor and next room were in our room. Breakfast had a good selection and the breakfast times were great as it started... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed 2 nights in this hotel for the Hogmanay celebrations. we were greeted by friendly efficient polite staff. There was no problem with parking in the drop off bay outside the front door while we checked in and unloaded our bags. The room was clean and tidy,not luxury but fair for the price I paid at... More

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Yorkshire, UK
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I always leave an unbiased review, and although we had a bad experience, I'll start with the positives. It is clean, the rooms are small but adequate and though a little rough around the edges, it was a good location if you paid between 50 - 70GBP per night. We didn't, double that, and you'll find the price this hotel... More

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Also Known As:
Masson House Hotel Edinburgh
Masson House Hotel
Masson House Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 18 Holyrood Park Road | Pollock Halls, Edinburgh EH16 5AY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette
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Ranked #121 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Masson House 3*
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