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The Bonham

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35 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh EH3 7RN, Scotland
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Ranked #55 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights. The standard room was fine, except for us the bed was a liitle on the small side (one matrass). The hotel can use a little freshing up. The upholstery on the chairs in the lobby are torn, the carpet in the hotel looks rather dirty. On the other side, the staff is excellent. The... More 

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Coaldale, Canada
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our last multiple night stay in Scotland, the Bonham exceeded our expectations. The staff members were very accommodating and excelled at service, from checkin to checkout. There was a problem with the WiFi in the room we were assigned and we had some trouble connecting while in the lobby area. We were move to a different room on the second... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a nice location. The room was large and had an excellent view. The overall feel was a bit down at the heels. But the service at the front desk and lounge were indifferent at best and generally unhelpful.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really convenient for seeing sights, lovely room, lots of character, pleasant helpful staff, pay a little extra for superior room if you can but doubt it is essential as high ceilings would make rooms feel big anyway.

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Scotland
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131 reviews 131 reviews
35 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here recently for 1 night while having a special meal elsewhere in the city. Having stayed previously for a birthday celebration we knew it was good. There's a small car park at the rear so we headed straight there and entered by the back door. The receptionist is a bit surly till you speak to him and he's... More 

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Douglas C, General Manager at The Bonham, responded to this review

Dear Jackiee19 Many thanks for your very positive review and for returning to us to stay I'm delighted you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back again soon Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful hotel in the heart of Edinburgh! Set in a gorgeous row of Georgian houses this hotel exceeded all my expectations for a breakfast meeting. The food was simply delicious and the decor was beautiful. Donna who helped with my meeting was a delight from start to finish and I couldn't of wished for a kinder more proactive... More 

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Douglas C, General Manager at The Bonham, responded to this review

Dear Western1947 Thank you very much for your fantastic 5 star review of the Bonham. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and the breakfast meeting went so well I'll make sure that Donna receives your very positive feedback Thanks again and hopefully see you soon Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on business recently with colleagues for an event being held locally. Fantastic customer service from the staff who helped me organise a corporate dinner in the restaurant on our first night. The service for the dinner was a little slow, and one of our guests had to miss his dessert as it was getting on to taking... More 

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Douglas C, General Manager at The Bonham, responded to this review

Dear MrsG2222 Many thanks for your positive feedback on your event at the Bonham. I'm delighted the event went well for you and you enjoyed the dinner and breakfast. Look forward to welcoming you back soon Regards Douglas Campbell General Manager More 

Manama, Bahrain
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lived in Edinburgh for years and have walked past this hotel many times when on my way to and from the city centre. Whilst travelling I stayed here when returning to Edinburgh for a weekend. The hotel has kept a lot of the original features of this lovely building. It is spacious and almost maze-like (which I love)... More 

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Douglas C, General Manager at The Bonham, responded to this review

Dear Lewis Many thanks for your very positive review of the Bonham. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future Kind regards Douglas Campbell General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I were staying in Edinburgh for a couple nights on a trip to the UK. After literally hours (probably days) deliberating on hotels, we decided to splurge on this one, and it was one of the best choices we made for our trip. The hotel staff were friendly, flexible and accommodating - special shout-out to the breakfast... More 

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Douglas C, General Manager at The Bonham, responded to this review

Dear Katie F Thank you so much for your fantastic review, we're all delighted you enjoyed the Bonham so much during your stay We aim to give our guests a cosy and welcoming home from home and I'm delighted we were able to do this for you - an that you enjoyed our fabulous breakfast so much! Look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in quiet but very convenient location. Staff were very helpful. Loved the decor. Parking out back a little limited but still got a space. Breakfast huge and tasty. Lots of variety. Will go again

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Douglas C, General Manager at The Bonham, responded to this review

Dear chilli2 Thank you so much for your fantastic 5 start review - we're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and our famous Scottish breakfast! I'm glad you were able to join us for a night away and we certainly look forward to seeing you again soon Kind regards Douglas Campbell General Manager More 

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