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The Dunstane Hotel

#13 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 #13 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Barbara G Edenton, North Carolina
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Edenton, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Dunstane is outside of the City Center - away from all the noise, close enough to quickly travel back and forth via city bus. The staff were very helpful and always offering assistance. The breakfast was great in their beautiful dining room. The rooms were very comfortable with everything you could possibly need provided. The only problem for some... More 

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

Hello Barbara G Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. I am so pleased that you found the Dunstane to be convenient for your trip. We are so lucky to be in a quiet safe neighbourhood and to have car parking to boot! We dont have any lifts I am afraid you are correct as... More 

Balma, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from Dunstane Hotel where my sister and I spent 4 days, and all we can say about it is : Brilliant! Very well situated with quite a few buses to the town center, and Airlink going straight to the airport. Bank, supermarket, and a few other shops and restaurants within a few minutes walking, and of course the... More 

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

Hello Frankie G Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments here! It was actually myself who checked you in and I am so pleased you put the tip down for future travellers to remember to tell us if you require a twin room. I am happy to say we were able to move you to a twin... More 

Morpeth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Hello Angus D Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments we do so appreciate the feedback. I am sorry you felt a bit remote at The Townhouse (previously the Dunstane City but so as not to confuse this name and hotel brand no longer exist). We do find that a lot of our guests appreciate the quieter... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Good Morning Charlotte A Thank you so much, what a lovely start to our day. I am so so pleased you liked your rooms in our Townhouse and that we were able to get you an upgrade also - lucky you!! The honesty bar over there is a great feature and we are so lucky that our guests appreciate it.... More 

Buffalo NY
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hello D&M Thank you so much for your comments! I am delighted you found our hotel to your liking and I hope you took advantage of the Scottish elements of our breakfast too! Our haggis and black pudding is absolutely delicious All the best Samantha More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 

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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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