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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   18 Holyrood Park Road | Pollock Halls, Edinburgh EH16 5AY, Scotland
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Ranked #120 of 144 Hotels in Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Warwickshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This place is really ok, I was a bit put off by some of the earlier reviews and to be honest it's probably worth 3.5 rather than 4, but it's clean, the staff are very friendly and the breakfast is excellent. I noted an earlier review that said something like avoid room 101 like the plague, well guess which one... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed here for one night we literally used it for putting or heads down after a tiring day rooms were basic but weren't expecting anything more, breakfast was a surprise lovely breakfast room loads of choice whatever ur taste certainly value for money. Staff very pleasant and happy all the time. Wud go back for another one night maybe... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Enjoyable 2 night stay. Great welcome and breakfast superb. Value for money and I`'ll definitely use again. Part of the university campus and only a £8 taxi fare from Waverley Station and a 15 minute walk to the Royal Mile the hotel is ideal for a sight seeing trip to Edinburgh.

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22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Ok - the rooms are not big, and the shower 'wet room' is just about room enough, albeit with every shower leaving you with a toilet with a damp floor, and the bed was a bit soft (but that's a personal thing). But it's a great price, a great location, and offers the same breakfast that is provided in the... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place is around students buildings and it is fair choise for young people. Breakfast is good. It is good place and it is not expensive comparing to others. Not expect any luxury. Rooms are clean and you will get new towels every day. Fair enough.

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London, United Kingdom
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stayed here for a conference, so conveniently located on campus. Check in efficient and friendly. Room a little on the basic side but clean. Quiet enough for me but I'm used to staying away. Breakfast was the highlight good black pudding and haggis and prepared to order. Generally pretty good value for city centre (ish) accommodation. I'd certainly use again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Booked Masson House as it suited our needs perfectly . Free safe parking in secure grounds . Bus stop 100 metes away so you can be in city centre in 20 mins. Room clean and quite comfortable despite a little noise coming from other rooms. Breakfast excellent and friendly staff . Would stay here again .

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Newport, Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Didn't expect it to be in the University grounds but at least had ample parking which Edinburgh is not best suited for! Location, out of centre, but 30 mins walk you're on the royal mile, 40 minutes to Waverley and shops, but frequent bus service from just outside the campus, and 5 mins walk to the Hollyrood Park, or 35... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

To be honest as the title says... "Didn't know what to expect" well it was basic... The walls were paper thin as previous posts have said but all said and done its a B&B within university grounds... Yes it did the trick for a short conference stay but not sure I'd stay for visiting the great city of Edinburgh. Ok... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My partner and I stayed here in August for the Fringe festival. The hotel was quite central and only required a quick 5 min bus ride into the center ( princes street and surrounding areas). When we stayed here the hotel was completely booked out but the staff were still very accommodating and helpful. The room was quite small (especially... More 

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Address: 18 Holyrood Park Road | Pollock Halls, Edinburgh EH16 5AY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Masson House 3*
Number of rooms: 138
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