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Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

4.0 of 5 81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AU, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wemyss Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

all in all a nice hotel, with a very good central location approx 3 mins walk from the royal mile and 5 mins from waverly station. Staff very pleasant. Found the water temperature at best tepid at worst cold for showering (pointed this out at check out - and was told that there was a problem but now fixed), so... More

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Glasgow
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't normally leave really negative reviews but in this case I feel compelled to do so. In reality the hotel isn't worth one star but they've managed to cock things up so badly and annoy me so much that this is what they're getting! The hotel had a hot water malfunction which left the residents without washing and showering... More

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Godalming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had just one night when on a work trip, but would come back again for a weekend break here. My room was a good size and really comfortable - I slept very well. It was an easy 15-20 minutes walk to the Grassmarket and then the castle, but it's well-served with buses if it's raining. I didn't use the... More

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just enjoyed a fabulous stay at the Macdonalds Holyrood hotel. The hotel was immaculate, the room was very comfortable and the food was excellent. The location was very close to the royal mile. All in all an enjoyable stay.

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

Stayed on a Lazy Sunday deal. Absolutely fabulous. Room spacious, although bathroom could have been cleaner. Great meal in Rocca, with friendly attentive staff. Great breakfast experience. Will definitely be back.

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Penrith
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Welcoming and very helpful staff. Excellent service throughout in clean and pleasant surroundings. Had a luxurious (upgraded), well-stocked room with a king-size bed and quality bedding that all ensured a really good night's sleep and a comfortable stay! Great to be able to use the swimming pool, sauna & steam-room at no extra charge. Didn't have dinner but it seemed... More

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Barnard Castle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Check in at the hotel was very good, also the car parking service was appreciated. We paid for an upgrade and the room was good but I did find the temperature in the room on the cold side. Overall our stay was good.

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Brotton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have not been for the last 2 years because of been disappointed, however welcome back Holyrood you have definately worked on your cleanliness, customer service & overall atmosphere. It was a pleasure to see & hopefully we will be back :-)

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Newmilns
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel lobby was really nice however both reception staff were under a bit of pressure because a guest had mistakenly cancelled one of his rooms and had a go at them. Apparently it required 2 staff members to handle that while my partner and I were left standing. We had chosen the Executive room so were a bit dismayed when... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband & I stayed in the hotel as we were attending a wedding reception there. The hotel is in a great central location and the car parking service was excellent! Overall, the staff were both friendly and efficient and the service everywhere was very good indeed. We enjoyed a good quality breakfast. Thank you!

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Additional Information about Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

Address: 81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Castle / Royal Mile / High St , Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Holyrood Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 156
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