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Dunstane House Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4 West Coates | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5JQ, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #11 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were really passing through as opposed to vacationing, that said service and food were excellent, in particular breakfast which was a tour de force. Had we been staying for more than one night I would have been disappointed not to stay in the main building, as it was although the room was a little bit cramped and hot due... More

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San Jose, CA
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just back in California after a great two-night stay at the Dunstane House in Edinburgh. I cannot say enough about the quality of the staff and their service ethic. The rooms were beautifully decorated with high-end finishes in a style that kicks the Victorian look up to 2014. All we had to do was ask and taxis would magically appear.... More

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Irvine, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Boutique, heritage Hotels should not to be confused with international chains, as the traveler needs to be a bit more flexible with the process/surroundings. That said, the Dunstane has a consistent and accommodating staff, with the expected quality of services throughout. Gorgeous building/appointments, and well worth the rate. Do however, specify the main building.

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DunstaneManager, Manager at Dunstane House Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there, I am so pleased you feel we are a compliment to our City - that is what we aim for! you are totally correct though we have all sorts of different room types to suit all budgets and requirements. So feel free to contact us directly next time and our reception team will be able to sort out... More

Witney, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Dunstane Hotel from 23rd-26th August in room 102 and all we can say is 'WOW'. When we arrived we were welcomed by a very kind receptionist who even took our cases to our room for us, the hotel had given us a complimentary bottle of wine to celebrate our honeymoon. The four poster bed was very comfortable... More

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DunstaneManager, Manager at Dunstane House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Glen171 Amazing review! Thank you so much for such a glowing report - and such a good tip - always better to check out own website to get a proper feel for the hotels and our facilities. I do hope we can welcome you again in the future Best wishes Samantha More

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Dunstane Hotel ad at Orbitz described "a beautiful 19th century building, formerly a private residence" with 16 guestrooms. The pictures were gorgeous. We booked the room in June for an August stay. We later found on the internet that there is an annex building across a busy city street, not mentioned in the ad. We arrived early in the... More

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DunstaneManager, Manager at Dunstane House Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there I wont go into all of this again with you, as we have had numerous conversations about it, but for the purposes of our Trip Advisor readers, just to clarify - both of our buildings are 19th Century and have 18 and 20 rooms in each respectively. We advertise clearly on all on line travel agents that we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First time traveling internationally so was great to have a first class yet small hotel with exceptional staff to make us feel welcome. Yes, our room was great, the food was outstanding but the staff was the best at every level.

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Moreton, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

arriving at the dunstane we were greeted with a warm welcome after traveling from merseyside we were shown to are room as this was my hoony moon i wanted everthink to be right and the dunstane was we had a fab steep and went down stairs for are break fast yet again we were greeted with a welcome smile by... More

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DunstaneManager, Manager at Dunstane House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mini Mad W Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay! I am so pleased we were able to please the self confessed 'hard to please' - that is a real achievement! We are so lucky to have the facility of Skerries for our guests and I am glad you made the most of it. Our... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms are very small. Bed quality - the chipset ever! Bathroom small, shower glass broken, and the worst - the towels smelly of mould! We stayed in the building opposite the main building. To get to have breakfast you have to cross a very busy dangerous road. The room not only small, but very noisy. When people shower in one... More

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DunstaneManager, Manager at Dunstane House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Qwec1 Thank you for taking your valuable time to comment on your experience with us. I am sorry you felt the need to come on here after all the effort myself and my staff went to whilst you were here. We are most definitely a four star hotel, graded by Visit Scotland as such we are not a 3*... More

Chislehurst, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were lovely and helpful upon arrival as well as throughout our stay; chatty and approachable they were quick to help and get anything we asked for. The room was stunning and perfectly furnished; clean and tidy of course with plenty of space. The en-suite was adequate and also beautifully decorated; the waterfall shower was great and the water... More

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DunstaneManager, Manager at Dunstane House Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there Thank you for that lovely review, what glowing praise. Next time please do ask for more towels if that is your personal preference, we give 2 per person but it is absolutely no problem for you to have more! Don't be worried about asking us to make your stay even better - that is why we are here.... More

Lichfield, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have just returned from this hotel. It is a hotel of two halves, the older part, and also where you register, is situated on one side of the road and the boutique town house is across the road. We were booked in by a delightful young lady named Caroline. She took us over to our room,... More

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DunstaneManager, Manager at Dunstane House Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Marijke12 Thank you for taking the time to comment on here - I hope it helps future guests! Dayne and Caroline are so chuffed that you named them on here.....makes their day! They are so good and attentive and you are correct nothing is too much trouble. We do have a large variety of room available and so... More

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Address: 4 West Coates | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5JQ, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dunstane House Hotel 4*
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Dunstane House dates all the way back to 1852 to a design of William Playfair, one of Edinburgh's most famous architects. Now a boutique hotel privately-owned and managed by Derek and Shirley Mowat, each of the sixteen bedrooms offers a fresh take on country house charm. You can look forward to restful nights in four-poster beds with subtle accents of current style. Or stretch out king-size and enjoy all the period details and in-room features. ... more   less 
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