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Kildonan Lodge Hotel

#15 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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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Kildonan Lodge Hotel for just one night. We had been visiting friends in Fife and wanted to visit Edinburgh on our way home. We received a very friendly greeting on arrival and showed to our room which was clean and very comfortable. The sherry, shortbread and tea/coffee refreshments were a great touch. Breakfast the following... More 

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in the kildonan for the second time and wasn't dissapointed. I went for standard double room this time since we were staying longer. Room was fantastic value and cooked breakfast was also included. Would highly recommend

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Billingham
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights early in June. On arrival we were please to find a small carafe of complimentary sherry in our room. There was also a facecloth in the bathroom. This gives a good idea of the attention to detail that proprietor pays to the service they provide. The accommodation and staff were excellent, as was the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the staff at the lodge made our wonderful weekend in Edinburgh even more memorable. The hotel is a 40 minute walk to the centre or a 10 minute bus ride. The walk in is a good opportunity to try new cafes and pubs which are all excellent. The rooms are luxurious and clean. The breakfast is delicious and the... More 

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

Picked the hotel using Tripadisor. Stayed in the Lodge away from the main road, for quiet night with open windows. Lovely main house, excellent breakfasts with variations on request. Clean rooms, good beds, large bathrooms, nice welcome of sherry in bedroom each evening. Easy parking close to rooms. Buses every 7-10mins with bus stops outside hotel. Receptionist lady, wonderfully helpfull... More 

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Lancashire, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ended up here by default because I paid for most of the stay with Avios points and it came up on their website. Spent three nights in room 6 on the ground floor of the main hotel - was cosy but served us well. On our last night we moved into room 2 of the lodge and that was pretty... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Conveniently located and comfortable. It was a good value and the rooms and bathrooms were nice. The breakfast served in the morning was very good and loved having a library to gather in and meet other guests.

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

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are glad that had a comfortable stay with us and that you found the Kildonan to be good value. We hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards Chrystal More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights during recent stay in Edinburgh. Since we were driving, the location was great (easy access) and free parking was a nice perk. The inn is right on the bus route, but cab fares into the city were reasonable as well. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good; ate dinner one evening - not the... More 

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

Dear William F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about the Kildonan and for staying with us. As you mentioned we are right on the main bus route going in to Edinburgh City centre and it does only take 10 minutes on a bus from the hotel, we always recommend to our guests to leave their... More 

Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the Kildonan Lodge and its friendly staff. Chrystal took such good care of us when we showed up bright and early coming direct from the airport. She even found us a cup of coffee before we headed into town. Our family of four had a large upstairs room at the front of the house, plenty of room for... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay with girlfriend for a night with dinner and breakfast was very good room beautiful in conservatory dinner was very tasty and next day breakfast served in the room was a nice day and night recommend to stay there very easy access to town

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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. We are delighted to hear that you found the dinner and breakfast very good. We hope that when you return to Edinburgh you will choose stay with us again. Kind regards Chrystal More 

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