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BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   134 Braid Rd, Edinburgh EH10 6JD, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfectly located in quiet neighborhood within 10-min bus ride into central Edinburgh. Inexpensive city buses stop directly steps down from hotel front door. Extremely easy to hop on for busy city activities and return to hotel again for peace, luxury, warmth, excellent food, atmosphere and friendly/helpful hotel staff. Stayed here with husband and our 23-yr-old son in nice room containing... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On my recent trip to Edinburgh, a friend and I stayed at this hotel. We loved it. The rooms are quaint and the people that work there are really sweet and kind! I would definitely stay there again. They helped make my first (and definitely not my last) trip to Scotland absolutely wonderful!

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Braidhills, Manager at BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post you review. I am so pleased to read that you loved your stay with us and that the staff helped make your first trip to Scotland a wonderful one. I will be sure to pass on your comments to our team. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to... More

Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My niece lives in Edinburgh so we decided to stay at this hotel as my sister had recommended it. She usually stays there off season but joined us this time, although with a superior room with good views (see other reviews) inspite of its being a hike up three flights of stairs. We, however, were stuck with a room on... More

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Braidhills, Manager at BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel, responded to this review

I was extremely disappointed to read your comments regarding your recent stay with us. The different rooms classifications available are offered in order to try and meet the varied requirements of our guests. They range from our Classic double and twin rooms up to our Superior Rooms. Our prices are closely monitored to ensure that we remain competitive within the... More

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

Great location, easy access to the City for the Festival. Recent refurbishment has done a lot to bring this hotel up to date yet still retains a "country house" atmosphere. Very professional staff who are always willing to help.Good food both in the restaurant and the Bistro, Full Scottish with Haggis at breakfast - very tasty! Having worked in hospitality... More

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Braidhills, Manager at BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent visit. It is always great to hear from our return guests and I am thrilled see that you scored us a 5 on all points. It is important to us that we maintain the traditional aspects of the Hotel during our upgrades so I am pleased that... More

London, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old purpose built hotel, which means amazing things like a real wall between your room and its bathroom. We booked last minute for a visit to the Edinburgh Festival and it was fine, as it is on a good bus route, it's a little too far to walk to the centre. Not super deluxe, but a comfortable... More

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Braidhills, Manager at BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that you had an enjoyable and comfortable stay with us and will be sure to pass on your comments to our team. I hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Best Western Braid Hills Hotel... More

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel was lovely. A very nice view of the city and a great deck to sit out on and enjoy from the hotel bar. The rooms were nice and spacious as well as clean - the staff was helpful. The food in the restaurant was ok. Hotel food is never the best. it was not convenient to walk to... More

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Braidhills, Manager at BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Best Western Braid Hills Hotel in the near future. Kind Regards, Heather Unwin More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the Braid Hills a very comfortable hotel. Our newly refurbished room was very modern with all kinds of gadgets (like a TV that rose from the foot of the bed on pushing a button). The view of Edinburgh castle from our room (at the front of the hotel) was beautiful. The hotel is a bit far from the... More

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Braidhills, Manager at BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am pleased to see that you were impressed with the newly refurbished bedroom that you were allocated and enjoyed your stay with us. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Best Western Braid Hills in the near future. Kind Regards, Heather Unwin More

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in May. All of the hotel staff were very friendly and pleasant, the reception staff were also very helpful. The communal areas of the hotel appear to have been recently decorated/renovated to a good standard however our room was tired and in need of modernisation. We didn't have dinner in the hotel as we... More

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Braidhills, Manager at BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review regarding your stay with us. I am pleased that you found all of our staff to be friendly and helpful. As you correctly note the refurbishment of the public areas has recently been completed and we are currently working on updating the guest bedrooms. It is great to hear that... More

Preston, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paid silly money for a room here during the Edinburgh Festival and were daft enough to pay extra for a "deluxe" room. The only thing deluxe about it was the view over the city, which was wonderful. The room itself was on the small side with very dated decor and a truly hideous chandelier. The bathroom was almost as big... More

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Braidhills, Manager at BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am sorry that you were disappointed with your room during your recent stay with us. We offer a range of room specifications to meet the varied needs of our guests. Our Deluxe rooms benefit from a view either towards Edinburgh or over the Pentland Hills and are more spacious... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend had booked a hotel at the best western online, and when we reached the place and gave the details she said there was no such booking, so we Paid for our stay, however post a day my friend called and said that her card was credited as well, when we shared the same they said the are sorry,... More

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Braidhills, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steven, I was very concerned to read your review. Please contact me directly on greg.skelton@braidhillshotel.co.uk or +44 131 447 8888 in order for me to investigate your booking. Kind Regards, Greg Skelton General Manager More

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Address: 134 Braid Rd, Edinburgh EH10 6JD, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel 3.5*
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The Best Western Edinburgh Braid Hills Hotel is magnificently situated in its own grounds, with panoramic views right across the City of Edinburgh, to the Pentlands, the Firth of Forth and the Fife hills beyond. Great contemporary Scottish cuisine served in either of the hotel’s two restaurants and genuine, friendly service from the all staff is complemented by ample free parking, free wifi and convenient access to a frequent bus service into the city centre. Come and experience a hotel stay with a real Scottish feel! ... more   less 
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