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Cairn Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 - 18 Windsor St, Edinburgh EH7 5JR, Scotland (Leith)
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Ranked #120 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is located only 10 minutes away from the main streets of the city, very easy to walk everywhere. The rooms are very basic but have everything you need and they're cleaned every day. Continental breakfast every morning and there is also a bar to hang out at any time. Overall a great stay, I would highly recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had a night here recently, very central hotel, perfect for seeing Edinburgh, less than 10 minutes walk from Waverley station. Really clean, freshly decorated room, and friendly staff, nice touch that they have shortbread in the room for your morning cuppa... would stay again..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In an amazing spot for the city center, couldn't ask for better, yet it's not noisy atall. 10 minute walk from princes street and the station. Very clean and new and modern. Great value and would stay again. Staff were friendly too. 5/5

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for going to the Rugby. They had literally just finished upgrading and decorating our room for our stay. They were not sure if they had a room for us as they were fully booked. They promised us a call back in the morning which they did and they had a freshly decorated room which was just done.... More

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Inverness
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing on the website that the place had just been redone I was looking forward to our stay, but when we got there the service was not very friendly and there was a lot of foreign staff hanging around staring at me as I walked past which was very uncomfortable. The room lacked quite a few things but overall... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good place to stay, friendly staff, good location, will be much better if the breakfast was included, anyway I certainly recomend it.They are rebuilding the hotel so some rooms are quiet old and another brand new.

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manchester, uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had an enjoyable stay here, it's nothing fantastic but very friendly and functional at a decent price. 5/10 mins to Princes Street and North /South Bridge Street which are the main hubs but plenty of bars/restaurants/shops more locally if you don't want to go that far. My room was only single glazed so a tad draughty and noisier than... More

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We spent two nights at the Cairn in March 2014. We just paid for the basic room, which was £53 per night. The room was tiny - and clearly didn't used to have an ensuite. This has massively reduced the space. The lights on the wall showed that the bed used to be the other way round, and so there... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stayed at the Cairn Hotel for one night first impressions were the hotel needs a bit of TLC I couldn't complain about the price £45.for a double room , the staff are very friendly and efficient at their jobs,just little things let the hotel down like the staircase handrail being loose and the stair carpet having holes in it... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Stayed here for one night only. We arrived early and our room was not ready but were allocated another room. The room was not a refurbished room but it was clean and did the job for one night. Plenty of toiletries , tea and coffee even had shortbread. Flat screen tv. This is a great wee find and just round... More

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Additional Information about Cairn Hotel

Also Known As:
Cairn Hotel Edinburgh
Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 10 - 18 Windsor St, Edinburgh EH7 5JR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Leith
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #120 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cairn Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Traditional Hotel in a building dating from 1910, situated in the city center, near Edinburgh Castle & Zoo. ... more   less 
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