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Kildonan Lodge Hotel

#17 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
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27 Craigmillar Park | Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5PE, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was quite pleasant, but be aware that the restaurant does not open on Sunday, and when they say the room has an ensuite bath they mean it has a bathroom, a somewhat small bathroom with a small shower cubicle and not enough room to swing a cat. The hotel was very clean and quiet and the staff were... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint, clean, parking and well located with ample buses into city centre only 15 mins away. Excellent manager who excels in customer care. He is to be seen turning his hand in all areas of the hotel and goes out of his way to accommodate needs.. We were lucky enough to be upgraded as we were attending a special event... More 

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your review. We are all glad that you found the breakfast to be cooked to perfection and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Kildonan in the future. Kind regards Chrystal More 

Dullstroom, South Africa
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86 reviews 86 reviews
48 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this one day before, at a reduced rate of £67 b&b. We stayed in a room in the house behind the main building, which was very quiet. The entire hotel is well appointed, neat and clean. Our double room was small but again well appointed, and the bathroom was one of the best on our trip. The shower... More 

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the Kildonan well appointed, neat and clean. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Kildonan in the future. Kind regards Chrystal More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place to stay while we visited our daughter at the university in Edinburgh. This ticked all the right boxes, a nice room with four poster, good breakfast, a nice lounge. Parking was a big plus and we had no problems getting into town. We'll certainly look to return when we next visit Edinburgh

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear steve s Thank you for your review we really do appreciate it. We are glad that we could make you feel welcome and that the Kildonan ticked all the right boxes for you! When you visit Edinburgh again we do look forward to welcoming you back to the Kildonan. Kind regards Chrystal More 

Manchester, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a couple of nights at the Kildonan Lodge in April and very much enjoyed our stay. Very friendly manager and staff and the breakfast was excellent. No problem with parking and convenient for getting into Edinburgh easily (20 minute walk or 5 minutes by bus). The room was very comfortable, with a welcome glass of sherry and biscuits, and... More 

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the breakfast to be excellent. We hope that we can welcome you back to the Kildonan in the near future. Kind regards Chrystal More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful overnight stay here, we were in the executive double which was fabulous. The staff were really helpful and very friendly, the proprietors have a great hotel and their dedication to their guests is outstanding. Would stop here again.

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ian B Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you had a wonderful overnight stay and that you found the staff really helpful and friendly. We are glad to hear that you would stay with us again and look forward to welcoming you on your return. Kind regards Chrystal More 

Scotland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay. Staff are friendly and efficient. The rooms are modern, comfortable and clean. The complimentary sherry was a lovely touch. We ate in the hotel restaurant and the food is excellent. Honesty bar is a brilliant idea and nice to relax in after dinner. Just 10 minutes on the bus into the city centre makes this an... More 

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Corrie85 Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for highly recommending us! We are really pleased that you had a great stay at the Kildonan and that you found the staff friendly and efficient. We will pass on your feedback to Marco who is the Manager of Flavours-restaurant and the Chef. I am sure that... More 

England
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights, in 2 different rooms due to last minute booking. Both comfortable (superior four poster) and executive room (1). The staff were very helpful during booking and great service all round. Breakfasts faultless with high quality produce. We stay here regularly and would recommend it. Great location with great people. Thanks.

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tom28 Thank you for staying with us at the Kildonan again and for your review. We are pleased to hear that you had another relaxing stay with us! We hope to see you on your next visit to Edinburgh and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Chrystal More 

Copthorne, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this quintessential Edinburgh boarding house hotel when in the city on business. It is one of many such hotels that line this main road on the south side of Edinburgh. Access by car from the city bypass is straightforward and I would recommend this approach as arrival at normal times will mean you are not ensnared in... More 

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your review. We always appreciate the feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed the charms of the Kildonan and that your room was warm, comfortable with good WiFi connectivity. We are disappointed to hear that on this occasion you did not enjoy your breakfast. All of our eggs are freshly prepared and we do... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a stunning hotel building very picturesque to look at. My husband and I were greeted by a very pleasant young gentleman who even helped us unload our car! As we were here for our wedding anniversary the staff all made sure the stay was extra special for us. The only problem we entailed was not enough tea and... More 

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review. We are glad that you found the Kildonan to be stunning and very picturesque to look at. We are delighted that we could make your wedding anniversary extra special! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Kildonan in the future. Kind regards Chrystal More 

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