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Royal British Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2AN, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #126 of 145 Hotels in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
robert e Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3 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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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars

Nice and central, reasonable rates and wonderful happy staff. They have works going on at the moment, but it is kept to the minimum of bother to guests. Will be fantastic when finished. Staff were very helpful and smilie, which in my book counts for a lot. The tram for the airport is just a couple of minutes walk away... More 

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General M, General Manager at Royal British Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and great comments about our staff! Hope to see you again, especially upon the completion of our refurbishment. Many thanks, General Manager. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here last summer. The location of the hotel is excellent and the staff was very helpful. Close to all tourist places and the tram stop is right in front of the hotel. Would love to come back again.

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General M, General Manager at Royal British Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review!! Delighted that you found our location so central and our staff so helpful! Hope to welcome you again! Many thanks, General Manager. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first trip together so we were painfully excited about the whole thing. Luckily the staff were just as excited to see us though. In fact right from the moment we arrived Nicola Melrose said she was making sure we were going to have the most tremendous time. She was true to her word. Our room was one... More 

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General M, General Manager at Royal British Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a FANTASTIC review!! Delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful & romantic time and your stay left such a lasting impression!! Congratulations on the engagement!! Many thanks, General Manager. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely stay in a modern hotel, the hotel was clean, the room was clean & the en suite clean. Shower was fantastic. Only fault, and just being picky here, if we wanted the big light on we could only have a green light. Not good for applying makeup. Other than that was brilliant. Definitely recommend.

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Thank for your great review, fantastic to hear that you loved the room!! Hope to welcome you again! Many thanks, General Manager More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in an older room in the hotel in October last year on a trip to Edinburgh and could not fault the hotel or the service our only slight issue was with the small shower (we are both tall and my husband is a big guy) but that aside we throughly enjoyed our stay. My cousin... More 

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General M, General Manager at Royal British Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and lovely comments about our staff!! Delighted that you found them to be so helpful, especially Fiona who loved your comments!! Hope to see you again! Many thanks, General Manager More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nicola Melrose and the team pulled out all the stops for this fantastic weekend birthday treat for my girlfriend and I. On arrival we were met by happy, friendly staff who were very welcoming. The room was immaculate and a beautiful happy birthday message awaited our arrival. We had outstanding service and we eagerly look forward to the relaunch of... More 

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General M, General Manager at Royal British Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review!! Delighted to hear that we made your weekend so special and that you found the staff so welcoming and friendly!! Hope to welcome you again! Many thanks, General Manager More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Apart from the location, I would not recommend this place. We booked via booking.com and it was not made clear that the payment was due on arrival. I won this stay via a competition through work and it was very awkward to try and resolve this. The receptionist seemed to have no issue with our concerns at all and it... More 

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General M, General Manager at Royal British Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, if you would like to discuss your stay in greater detail, please do not hesitate to contact me directly via manager@royalbritishhotel.com. Many thanks, General Manager More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed at the Royal British for a few nights this January, and ended up coming back for another night before flying out of Scotland. Our experience was so fantastic. The staff goes above and beyond to be as accommodating and friendly as possible. Fiona at the desk made some great recommendations to us for what to do in Edinburgh.... More 

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Thank you for your great review and lovely comments about our service and staff, especially Fiona! Hope to see you again!! Many thanks, General Manager More 

wigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

we have just come back from this hotel (04/02/2015)spent two days there in room 201,4 star room and 5 stars for the staff they could not do enough for us, they even went out and bought a tin of beans so that we could have them for breakfast.yes the hotel does need a refurbish but the staff make up for... More 

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General M, General Manager at Royal British Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your fantastic review! Delighted to hear that you loved your room and found are staff so friendly and helpful! We hope to see you again! Many thanks, General Manager. More 

Bathgate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Lovely hotel,room a good size.only to warm during night.nice touch with free bottles of water etc in room.only downside was noise during night with room facing onto Princes Street.was given as Christmas gift.

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Thanks for your great review! Delighted to hear that you had such a great stay with us! Hope to welcome you again soon! Many thanks, General Manager. More 

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Address: 20 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2AN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal British Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Royal British Edinburgh
Hotel Royal British
Royal British Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland

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