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Cairn Hotel Edinburgh

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 - 18 Windsor St, Edinburgh EH7 5JR, Scotland (Leith)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
jeh910 Wiesbaden, Germany
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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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Wiesbaden, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night in the middle of August. Initially it was the last hotel I could find with availability and I was hesitant because there were several bad reviews. Not the case! It doesn't look like much, the hotel is sort of a twisty maze of doors with worn out carpet. But we had a newly renovated huge... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here 11-13 August 2014 in the annex across the road from main hotel (room 31) quite room with no street noise. And although this building and our room needs an upgrade plus a mirror on the dressing table " I couldn't stretch my hair dryer over to mirror across the other side of the room" we would stay... More

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Limerick
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights and were dismayed originally to be given a room in the annex. We were lucky to have had room 28 as it was a large enough room. While the room is in need of serious upgrading it suited our purposes.The main issue was the constant door slamming at all times of the day /... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for the first few days in August. I have to say I was a little aprehensive as the reviews on here are mixed. When I arrived I was totally amazed. My 'single' room was in the basement at the back of the hotel and was huge with a double bed, flat screen tv, refreshment tray with hot choc... More

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sydney
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this last minute for 2 nights. This is a boutique hotel that has off street parking available. Our room was in need of an upgrade, however, it was comfortable, the bathroom was clean and the place is CHEAP. For what we needed it was perfect, we spent little time in the room as there is so much to see... More

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stratford upon avon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay in Cairn Hotel Edinburgh in 2007 and I must say - the worst hotel we have ever slept. Carpet was dirty,full of stain, on the sheet was somebody blood - probably from previous visitors!!! Old television,old furniture , ugly bathroom!!!Breakfast was Ok. Edinburgh town is other story - but good story

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this quite late on so had a limited choice at sensible prices.Looked a good choice as Cairn own Royal station hotel at Newcastle,which we have been loads of times,guess again! This was a nice old building but very limited facilities and pretty shabby.The room offered was in the annex over the road which was pretty dank,wife got a... More

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West Branch, Michigan, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was large (considering it had two singles and a double bed) and even without air conditioning the high ceiling and large window kept it comfortably cool. Staff was friendly, room was clean, and it was within easy walking distance of everything, even the castle. The beds were comfortable, and it was quiet and peaceful all night, despite being... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I paid £165 and the room is really a sucks! The room is under basement, very old and dirty! It is the worst hotel I had in my life, especially the price is not cheap! Don't try it! It competly ruined my family trip!!

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Nottingham
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18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for a few days whilst visiting our daughter in Edinborough. This is definitely the best place we have stayed so far. The location is perfect, we had a very nice room at an excellent price and the staff were friendly. We decided to not have breakfast in the hotel but the hotel is very conveniently... More

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Address: 10 - 18 Windsor St, Edinburgh EH7 5JR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Leith
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cairn Hotel Edinburgh 2*
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