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The Dunstane Hotel

#12 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
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5 Hampton Terrace | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5JQ, Scotland (Formerly Dunstane House Hotel)
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Ranked #12 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed in the Dunstane City located opposite the Dunstane Hotel disected by a busy main road. The main hotel is of an older classical style whereas the City, although a period building is retro contemporary, smart & clean, rear bedroom was quiet (minimal traffic noise) therefore a decent sleep. Only one other room occupied hence very quiet indeed - almost... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have Come back to London today and I cannot stop talking about this beautiful boutique hotel and how they made the last couple of days so lovely! We arrived on Wednesday and was welcomed by a very lovely lady name Kathrine who had also arranged a free upgrade (lovely!) The rooms were lovely, well decorated and equipped with all... More 

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Buffalo NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Dunstane was a bit farther from city's center than we realized but our two day stay has been very nice. The staff is very helpful. The restaurant is excellent. We had good typical English breakfasts and a superb dinner. I recommend them highly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, well appointed room. Centrally located. We were offered a free upgrade (thanks!) Breakfast was quite good. Great experience in Edinburgh. We walked to Edinburgh castle and to the historic part of the city which took about 30 minutes and was well worth it. We look forward to coming back!

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

Hello Webdave Thank you so much for that review! It's lovely to hear that we are doing things right at The Dunstane - the staff try so hard to make every guests stay memorable so I am glad we succeeded here I hope we can meet you again soon Thanks Samantha More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely building in a convenient location - regular bus services run into the city centre from right outside. Our room was well presented and immaculately clean - the Molton Brown toiletries were a nice touch. There is a very good choice for breakfast with lots of lovely stuff on offer from the continental buffet. One tiny thing was how... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for leaving your review for us on Trip Advisor. I am sorry you were not better pleased with your card from us as acknowledgement of your wedding. We do try when possible to give upgrades to people on special occasions however in busy periods such as the school holidays most of our deluxe and four poster... More 

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our rooms were in the building across the road from the main Hotel. Not an issue except that the road can get busy at times. However, parking on site, pleasant atmosphere, honour bar and general look and feel of the place made up for that small inconvenience. We stayed over Easter Sunday and Monday. Dinner on Sunday was a set... More 

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

Hi there Steve B Thank you for your great comments about your stay here at The Dunstane. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at our Luxury Townhouse and that our accommodation met with your expectations. Please accept my apologies for your disappointing main course on Easter Sunday - I was not aware of this, had I been I... More 

Nantwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I stayed at The Dunstane as part of a trip through Scotland. Everything about our stay there was wonderful, and the location was perfect for exploring the city! If we didn't fancy the short walk to Princes Street, there was a bus stop right outside and getting around couldn't have been easier. We also drove to Edinburgh,... More 

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

Dear Claire S Thank you so much for the review - it means so much when we hear back from our guests! I am so pleased we added to the pleasure of your trip. The highest praise to us is hearing our guests would wish to return to us so I do hope we can welcome you again in the... More 

Perth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night in order to meet up with our son and daughter in Edinburgh. We arrived before check in but the receptionist allowed us to leave our car in the car park and we made our way into the city centre by bus. (Bus stop at the door). We had a lovely surprise when we did check... More 

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

Hi there Ajs60 What a lovely review and such high praise - we are so pleased thank you so much! We like to help our guests make the most of their time in Edinburgh and if we can do that by keeping a hold of your luggage then we are more than happy to do so. We try to upgrade... More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 days during the Easter holidays. A stunning building very close to the city centre (either a 10 minute walk or there is a bus stop directly outside) and attractions including the zoo (well worth a visit!) and castle. Very helpful, friendly staff. Katherine on reception was especially lovely. We arrived very early as we flew very... More 

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

Good evening And thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review for us on here. We really do appreciate all the feedback and comments so we can continue to improve and advise all future guests. I notice you added breakfast on after booking a room only rate. For future reference our rates that include breakfast are... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just come back from a stay at The Dunstane. Firstly, if your husband tells you its only just over a mile from Waverley station so you might as well walk! Don't believe him! It is very definitely a bus or taxi ride away. However, the buses are many and very regular, with the numbers 31, 26 and 22 all stopping... More 

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

Hello 1bigspender! Thank you for taking the time to comment on your time at The Dunstane - I am so pleased you enjoyed the Red Room - it is one of my favourites as well! Keep us in mind next time you are in Edinburgh and we would be delighted to welcome you again! Best wishes Samantha More 

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.

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