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28 York Place Hotel

28 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP, Scotland (Formerly The Police Club) (New Town)
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Ranked #231 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
7 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Despite the warmth of the staff I was disappointed at the poor state of repair of this old hostel, especially when set against the £100 a night hotel prices. Yes, it was during the festival, but come on! The room was clean, I'll grant you. I'll also concede that it is handy to both the tram, it's a straight run... More

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27 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay here. Check in (in the bar!) was friendly and efficient and the complimentary dram of whisky was a nice touch. I had the impression that the manager runs the hotel very professionally and takes pride in doing so. The room, although very small, was lovely and looked like it had recently been refurbished and had a... More

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Istanbul
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stayed at the hotel on our last day in Scotland. We chose it because it was very reasonably priced for Edinburgh, and it is a quarter block from the new tramway that goes to the airport. The tramway runs about every 10 minutes starting at 5:30 in the morning. The bus station is also quite close and Waverly Train... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night, on arrival we were taken through the rear entrance which was full of rubbish and crates. The room was ok but tv didn't work and there was no extractor in the bathroom. Staff were not overly helpful and I felt like an inconvenience to them! If you do visit this hotel take toilet wipes and... More

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Gordon W, Manager at 28 York Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Colinrocco Thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback about your recent stay at 28 York Place. I regret that I didn't get the opportunity to meet with you during your stay and am only aware of your disappointment following your review. Myself and the team are here to ensure all our guests have an enjoyable stay... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Clean, comfortable with friendly staff. Breakfast was yummy. Easy walk to Waverley Train Station and The Royal Mile. Eateries were close by, as were shops and parks. John Lewis was across the road. Will stay there on next trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Very nice hotel in quite area. Very central location to princes street. Staff were very helpful and friendly and very accommodating with any requests we made. There a lovely bar if wanted a quite drink to relax after your day. No food served but there are loads of restaurants near by so that no an issue for me. Only downfalls... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A lovely hotel that was very central and close to Princes street, with St. James shopping centre across the road. The staff were very friendly and very welcoming. Only 2 faults i had with the hotel was the wifi was terrible, the signal kept dropping and then wouldnt let you reconnect. The other fault was the television, most of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed two nights at this hotel. We had a friendly welcome and checkin and the bar staff could give useful information on where to eat for dinner and breakfast as there is no breakfast offered by the hotel. Our room was in second floor. It was clean as well as the bathroom. While we stayed in Edinburgh, a tram... More

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Sydney
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

A last minute choice for a hotel in Edinburgh. For the price I didn't hold high expectations. Limited free parking in the rear alley this little hotel is quite a find. Rooms are well equipped and the beds are MASSIVE and very comfortable. Bathroom has all the amenities and also great water pressure. There is no lift here so you'll... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Just come home today from a 2 night stay and had a really great time. Was welcomed by a very friendly young member of staff and given our keys. We were on 3rd floor which was fine for me and my partner but think May be bit of struggle for people with difficulties walking as there's no lifts. Room was... More

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Address: 28 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP, Scotland (Formerly The Police Club)
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Located in the heart of Edinburgh, 28 York Place is the perfect place for your next visit to Scotland's Capital City. Whether you're looking for a romantic weekend away, here on a shopping spree or visiting on business the team at 28 York Place are on hand to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 
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