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Kildonan Lodge Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   27 Craigmillar Park | Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5PE, Scotland
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Ranked #24 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was lovely nice touch with Sherry and shortbread in your room. The room was a nice size and clean, a trust bar in the main lounge was just nice. The restaurant is separate to the hotel and it was not great could have been the late hour but breakfast was very nice

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Boston Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were given a warm welcome and given detailed information of the bus service, which is excellent and with bus stops very near to the hotel, Edinburgh city centre is about 2 miles away. We were then told how to reach our room (No 15) on the top floor and for 70 year olds with cases was a struggle with... More

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Surrey England
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with other reviewers that the decor is a little tired, and having an electric shower wasn't what I expected but this is a really lovely hotel. It's very comfortable, very clean and the staff are fabulous. The breakfast was very good indeed with something for everyone (although I would have loved kippers, which were on the 'local food'... More

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Newcastle UK
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81 reviews 81 reviews
22 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were part of a group of 3 couple who stayed here for the Edinburgh Festival. A nice old house that is a little tired but has beautiful original features. The staff are all great and we enjoyed the breakfasts. The bus stop is outside on the other side of the road and we never waited more than 5 minutes... More

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel having read previous reviews about being on bus route to city centre and this proved to be a big plus in our stay. Arrived early morning and parked up the car to let us have a great day in the city. Room wasnt ready but that wasnt a problem since we were there very early. Staff very... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here several times and find it reasonably priced and comfortable. It is on a good bus route into the centre of Edinburgh and has plenty of parking. The staff are friendly and helpful and breakfasts are good. We like the jacuzzi baths, particularly after walking around Edinburgh. We will no doubt stay again.

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

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and thank you for returning to stay with us. We are glad that you find the staff friendly and helpful and that the breakfast is good. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Kildonan Lodge Hotel in the future. Kind regards Chrystal More

Yarm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our 4th visit to Kildonan Lodge, we love the warm ambiance, the friendly and helpful staff. Great breakfast. Stayed in lodge 1 this time, love the new bathroom. Thanks, see you all next year. George and Ellie, Yarm.

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

Thank you George and Ellie We were delighted to welcome you back to the Kildonan Lodge Hotel. Thank you for your lovely comments. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. Kind regards Maggie More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed for one night. The staff were friendly, polite and attentive. We booked the executive double room which, with the exception of an off-putting dark line where the carpet met the skirting boards, was clean and comfortable However, as it was in the basement, it seemed dark and dingy regardless of the decor. We saw your reply to a... More

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

Thank you for staying at Kildonan Lodge Hotel which has been awarded four stars by Visitscotland. We are delighted that you found the staff friendly polite and attentive and pleased that you found your executive room clean and comfortable. This room has recently been completely furbished with its flat screen TV, super king size bed and new bathroom. The room... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We recently took a weekend trip to Edinburgh, and I had a really difficult time finding an affordable place that could cater for 3 adults and 1 child for 2 nights. Luckily, Kildonan Lodge had 2 rooms available at what I thought was a very reasonable rate. The lady who took my booking went out of her way to figure... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit to Kildonan lodge Hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your comfortable stay and would stay again. We are glad that you found the complimentary sherry and biscuits a very nice touch and that you enjoyed the breakfast. The minor points that you mentioned have been rectified and... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I and many of my colleagues have used this hotel for many years as it is convenient to our business address. The staff are always excellent, welcoming, friendly and professional. The rooms are in very good order, the breakfast is a good size and the dining room, in this lovely old house, is a very pleasant place to eat. I... More

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

Dear David Thank you for your very kind review. We appreciate you taking the time. We are delighted that you and your colleagues have stayed with us for many years we really appreciate your loyalty. We would love you to have a look at the lodge next time you here all the rooms have been completely refurbished including the bathrooms... More

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Address: 27 Craigmillar Park | Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5PE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Hotel Class:4 star — Kildonan Lodge Hotel 4*
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Kildonan Lodge is an elegant Victorian 4* small hotel located close to Edinburgh city centre, only 1.5 miles from Princes St with frequent bus services opposite the hotel. It offers individually designed ensuite bedrooms, free wireless internet access, private car parking, full Scottish breakfasts, Mathew's Restaurant, honesty bar and a warm and friendly atmosphere. Romantic four poster beds and spa baths are also available to compliment any special occasion. ... more   less 
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