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The Guards Hotel

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   1 Clifton Terrace | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5DR, Scotland (West End)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have used this hotel for sometime now. Staff are always cheerful and very helpful. It's not 5 star but then you are not paying 5 star prices. I have tried out most of the rooms and all are have been clean and tidy. Close to work and city centre as well as being closed to rail links. I've no complaints... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked this place for my brother and his girlfriend so they could enjoy a weekend of festival action. It's a really central hotel and just where the tram stops so it was quick transferring from airport! It was perfect for all their needs and they said the breakfast really set them up for the day. Very reasonable and would recommend

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Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hotel room without windows, unbelievable! Hot, stuffy and unbearable, so bad I checked out at 2am because I couldn't sleep & went to a different hotel. A good location but seriously overpriced for what you get

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for one night to go to the tattoo, the room was lovely and quiet on the top floor .The bed was very comfy, breakfast was lovely, cereal toast and full English you could not nock it set me up for the day walking a round this lovely city, very handy to walk on to princess street for all... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked 2 rooms for 3 nights for C games visit. On arrival found only 1 room booked. This room had no windows, stale smell, poor quality bed. A second room was found at a grim b& b nearby. Breakfast on 2 days not early enough for travelling to games. Only good points - near to station, staff helpful and decent... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This doss house is an absolute disgrace and how it can be associated to the Scot Guards Regiment defeats comprehension. Room 2 Curtains hanging off plus ripped Sink hanging off Holes in wall Socket hanging off Breakfast A joke / did not know you were coming so do not know if I have enough and he did not only had... More

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

In life we sometimes plan with no thought to cost and others we mature and make cost a part of the process. On this occasion I deeply regret considering cost when planning our visit to this wonderful city. We had the finest room in the house, which did not qualify us for room service or even a valance to cover... More

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Stephenatguardshotel, Manager at The Guards Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on our hotel. I am really sorry you experienced a difficult time on the 20th to the 23rd of September 2013 at The Guards Hotel. I have just read your review that you posted on July 5th I am appalled to hear that you had to make your own bed during your stay, this is... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Only stayed 1 night for the Edinburgh Marathon, as we booked late we didn't have a lot of choice.The hotel is in a good location opposite the train station and close to other amenities, but was way over priced obviously taking advantage of the time of year. Not somewhere i would stay again and wouldn't recommend unless the price was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Great room but you pay on arrival and when I asked for a receipt and was told the computer was off, so one would be one left for me. I got back in after my conference at 11.30pm and asked again and I told again one would be left out for me. But at 6am the following morning - no... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This hotel is in a very central location, within walking distance of the city centre and main attractions. The staff were attentive and welcoming. The room was basic and functional. I didn't have breakfast as I was leaving early in the morning.

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Address: 1 Clifton Terrace | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5DR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Guards Hotel 2*
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