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Frederick House Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   42 Frederick St | Lothian, Edinburgh EH2 1EX, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #105 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a rather dated hotel with limited services. You have to cross the road & walk down the street to 'Ricks' for a buffet breakfast where the food can be somewhat less than freshly cooked if you attend during the latter period of availabilty. This together with a very slow single lift & just being handed the key to... More

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here thinking we were going to a 4 star hotel that has been fully refurbished rubbish. The bathroom was lovely looked like it was refurbished recently the bedroom area was grubby with stains on the carpet & on the bed valance the furniture was old & chipped. The windows had dirty grey net curtains. The breakfast was across the... More

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good location walking distance to anywhere in Edinburgh, staff very friendly and room very cosy wi fi was good as well as everything else would recommend to anyone great little whiskey pub just around the corner

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Cagliari, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights in this excellently placed hotel. I had to change room after the first night (I didn't have a reservation and asked for one more night in the morning). Both the rooms were clean, tidy, spacious and really comfortable. The staff was very kind, helpful and friendly. The hotel is located in the centre of the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Very well located at reasonable prices in the centre of Edinburgh, this hotel is ideal for business or pleasure. The rooms were clean and everything worked well. The staff were very helpful, and both receptionists I met were professional and provided excellent customer care. I was here on business so it did not matter which room I had as long... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great central location, very convenient for those intending on visiting the Castle, the national Gallery, the royal mile and the Scottish parliament. I would consider it adequate but many North Americans may find it lacking in the small comforts that make a hotel stay enjoyable. The mattresses are not comfortable, no pilllow-tops and feel cheap. Similarly the pillows are made... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Nice place to stay, but a bit unpractical that breakfast was served across the street. Not many options for breakfast either, but one could easily buy something else from another café in town. Staff was nice and helpfull, and the hotell is very central.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good hotel centrally located and opposite the Café Rouge which offers a discounted dinner and is the breakfast location. Decent room with big comfortable bed. Easy to walk to from the train station with cases to pull. Edinburgh is a must do for a long w/e or a week SOO much to see and do.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We've stayed at the Frederick House Hotel for one night after we've walked the west highland way, before flying back to Germany. I booked here because I stayed here last september on a business trip to Edinburgh. I liked the breakfast at Ricks more than at the Cafe Rouge in September. Room was very big with nice view on Frederick... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

On the plus side: Excellent location, smoothly run, clean and tidy room, free wifi. Nothing special, good considering the price. Breakfast is across the road at Rick's. This was OK, but seemed to be on a tight budget, four stars and filter coffee don't go together for me.

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Address: 42 Frederick St | Lothian, Edinburgh EH2 1EX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Frederick House Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Frederick Hotel Edinburgh
Frederick House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland

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#48 Business Hotel in Edinburgh #54 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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We would like to offer you a very warm welcome to both the city of Edinburgh and to our hotel situated amidst the Georgian elegance of Edinburgh’s "New Town", and only a few steps from the world famous Princes Street. A warm friendly welcome awaits you at Frederick House Hotel, your home away from home catering for both the business and leisure traveller. Recently refurbished throughout to a high 4 star standard, our well appointed accommodation offers modern comfort at an affordable price. We look forward to welcoming you to Frederick House and making your stay an enjoyable one. ... more   less 
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