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Edinburgh City Hotel

3.5 of 5 79 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9HZ, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Dhaka
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39 reviews 39 reviews
39 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The hotel is in the middle of the city. Only 5 minutes taxi drive from the rail station. The hotel is also near to the Edinburgh Castle. Several restaurants are close to the hotel. Texco Express is just 3 minutes walk. The rooms are very cozy and clean. Breakfast is sufficient. The best thing is the behavior of the staffs,... More

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Seattle, Washington
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84 reviews 84 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff was very helpful helping me get around. While the reception area could use an upgrade, the rooms were huge. I stayed at the beginning and end of my trip. The breakfast served was delicious and plentiful. And I appreciated the wifi working to help me make plans. Comfortable beds to rest up. The hotel is not in the... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently stayed in the very charming Edinburgh City Hotel for two nights. The staff was wonderful! They provided maps upon our arrival, called us cabs when needed, and for a small fee printed off our boarding passes for us. They are very pleasant and quite knowledgeable of the area. The room was clean, well appointed, and charming. It is... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here in late January 2015 when we celebrated Robbie Burns night in Edinburgh. The cut-stone building has great character and has carefully retained many of the aspects of its original use, that of a very historic maternity hospital. It was one of the earliest specialist hospitals of this kind and this gives the hotel such... More

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David C, General Manager at Edinburgh City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tom H, Thank you for your lovely comments about the Edinburgh City Hotel and our Team. It was great to read how much you enjoyed your overall experience at our hotel and your time in Edinburgh. Thank you so much for your recommendation (and your glowing comments about breakfast) and I hope we can welcome you back soon! Kind... More

kilwinning
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a weekend stay at this hotel. The staff were great really friendly.We had an excellent evening meal at a reasonable price and the breakfast set us up for the day. Our room was very clean (spotless).The location was ok as well, 5 min walk to the grassmarket, another 5min took you to the royal mile, Well worth a... More

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David C, General Manager at Edinburgh City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David M, Many thanks for taking the time to leave feedback from your stay this weekend. It was great to read you enjoyed your stay: I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to our head chef and housekeeping manager. Thank you for your recommendation and hopefully we can welcome you back one day. Kind regards, David... More

Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel for a short stay in the city. 5 Minutes walk to Grassmarket and the Royal Mile. Rooms are sufficient in size and clean. Wardrobe a bit small for 2 people. Only 4 parking spaces available. Question to receptionist (night porter): Where can I park my car? Answer (rather rude): You need to find something on the streets.... The... More

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David C, General Manager at Edinburgh City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael L, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us during September. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and also felt our location was right for the purposes of your visit to Edinburgh. I will also relay your feedback to our reception team: friendliness and helpfulness are usually qualities everyone is recognised for so I am sorry that... More

Watkins Glen, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding the hotel amid the tangle of streets in Edinburgh is not their fault ... but it was a challenge to find. The room we had was comfortable and well furnished. Good wifi. Very clean. And within walking distance of the Castle, Royal Mile and excellent places to eat along Grassmarket plaza.

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David C, General Manager at Edinburgh City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Hartney, Thank you very much for your thoughtful and detailed review. It was pleasing to read you enjoyed your stay with us and in particular your room, our free WiFi service, and our location. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels during your vacation and if you do return to Edinburgh hopefully we can welcome you... More

Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was booked for me for 3 nights in connection with some work I was doing in Edinburgh so I didn't know what to expect but it turned out to be excellent, very pleasant room, good breakfast with plenty of choice including vegetarian sausages and haggis and cheese and bread on the continental. It's in a good location, a... More

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David C, General Manager at Edinburgh City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jacquir88, Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. It was great to read that you really enjoyed our hotel, especially as it was booked for you because you were travelling for business. We have been making a few changes to our breakfast offering over the last few months to try and offer the best... More

queensland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this hotel was truly terrific, from the welcome from the receptionist to the leaving the bags whilst finding parking only to return 4 minutes later to find the duty manager had them in the room even before signing in. Dinner was special with Scottish items well represented on the menu. Breakfast had it all atmosphere, service and kippers and haggis... More

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David C, General Manager at Edinburgh City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Garry B, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to our team but it is very pleasing from our point of view that you really enjoyed your time in our hotel. We have recently launched a new restaurant menu so I... More

St. Neots, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arranged a weekend away months ago, as a present to my husband on his 40th birthday (the weekend was also very close to our wedding anniversary, so a bit of a double celebration). As we so rarely have time to ourselves, it was important to me that there were no hiccups. The hotel was paid for in advance, and... More

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Address: 79 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9HZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Edinburgh City Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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