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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When booking there is NO mention whatsoever of Masson House being on Pollock Halls campus of Edinburgh University, making it very confusing to locate when the address is simply listed as 18 Holyrood Park Road with no mention of having to enter security gate. I was with a visitor from abroad who I wanted to give the traditional B&B experience,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the Masson House for one night because my originally booked hotel did not have capacities for the extra night I needed. Though the room and the atmosphere was typical for a university place, I was very positively surprised about (a) professionality and friendlyness of staff, and (b) the breakfast: fresh fruit, a comprehensive menu with cooked items, and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Prices at a premium during the festival this hotel was at what is our normal top end price but we didn't expect the high standard B&B room we would usually get for £100+. That was fine as we knew those kind of rooms would be more than we would ever want to pay. What you get is a clean, warm... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for two nights....we had stayed in B&Bs for several nights where there were lots of stairs....the elevator was a very welcome sight. Hair Dryer provided....the "Club" on Campus served excellent food and the breakfasts were a real smorgasbord. Very friendly desk staff....bus stop to city centre very convenient. We happened to be there when Commonwealth... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We spent a couple of days in Edinburgh and enjoyed our stay at the Masson House. We were within walking distance of many of the city's main attractions. The room was small, but included everything we needed, and guests have access to the campus's cafeteria for breakfast. Great start to our mornings! We would definitely stay here again if we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Small room but included a substantial breakfast. Noisy because there were taxis arriving and departing through the night No hot water on 2 out of the 4 nights that we stayed due to a plumbing problem ( occurred in the morning but fixed after complaint)

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Stanley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great location. Small rooms but very cosy. Breakfast was a veritable free for all. However, this is a minor quibble because the food was very good although it was very very busy. Quite expensive for what it was but with the Military Tattoo and the Fringe festival on choice was at a premium

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights and would only recommend one or two at the most! This is somewhere to stay within easy reach of the hubbub of the city by bus or on foot. Rooms very small with cosy shower room including toilet and wash basin. We found the room noisy with doors banging shut and folk coming and going... 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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