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Edinburgh City Hotel

3.5 of 5 79 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9HZ, Scotland
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    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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England, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 5 nights on a business trip. I wanted a change from the plastic and stainless steel of the big-chain business-oriented hotels. This place was a good find. It is a rather older style hotel but has all the facilities I need. The room was warm, indeed positively cosy, with big cast iron radiators chasing away the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My girlfriend and I visited the Edinburgh City Hotel two weeks before Christmas and we were absolutely delighted we chose to stay here. Our main driver for choosing the Edinburgh City Hotel was the price for the two nights was working out about the same as a night anywhere else and it was still close to the city centre. Hotel... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close in with 10 minute walk to Centre, 50m from bus stop to airport or leith, lovely rooms with good breakfast, friendly staff. Our 1st floor room had no issues with noise. We would stay again without hesitation.

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Falkenberg, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I stayed for a long weekend and chose Edinburgh City Hotel thanks to good reviews here. The hotel certainly lived up to our expectations and more than that. Good standard, excellent breakfast (£8) clean room and only 10 minutes walk to Grassmarket etc. We were given a room with a big bathroom and facilities for a disabled... More 

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Seamill, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel in great location. Close to shopping, museums and the restaurants on the Grassmarket. Very helpful informative staff on reception. Our room was large, comfortable and with all we needed for a comfortable stay. I'm very happy to recommend The Edinburgh City Hotel.

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

Dear Lorraine1954_2013, Thank you for your kind comments. It was great to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your short break to Edinburgh and that you found our hotel to have the ideal quality and location for you to make the most of your trip. Many thanks for your recommendation and hopefully you managed to find a couple of nice bars... More 

London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A comfortable central Edinburgh hotel conveniently located close to the Royal Mile and Princes Street. On arrival the staff were very friendly, welcoming and helpful promptly and positively responding to various requests for table lamp and a morning newspaper. Although the hotel is in a relatively old building on a busy street it is solidly constructed and the inside is... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel spotless clean. Staff helpful and courteous . Breakfast plentiful and well set up and managed. The Bar was what it said ,small but this was not a issue. We had children with us and walked into town each day and got a bus or taxi back although we could have walked There is a Pizza takeaway next door... More 

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wexford
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little hotel...good location and the staff are lovely. Would definately recommend it and will stay again. Only few minutes walk to the city centre. Rooms are lovely, very clean and have everything you need.

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

Dear shop_girlWexfird, Many thanks for your lovely review and for mentioning our team in your review title. It was great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you will recommend us to others! Hopefully we can welcome you back too at some point in the future. Kind regards, David Clancy General Manager manager@edinburghcityhotel.com More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here last weekend and was impressed by the area of the hotel and the building it self the room we had was adequate although would have liked a few more hangers in wardrobe but that aside breakfast was good value for money and staff very friendly would certainly recommend the hotel to anybody wishing to stay in central Edinburgh

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Mersea
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my second stay at this hotel. It is very clean and comfortable. This time I was staying there with my daughter and 4 month old granddaughter. A cot was supplied and the staff were very helpful, even offering to hold the baby whilst we ate our breakfast! If you prebook breakfast the day before it is only £8... More 

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

Dear Mintygreen, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again and for leaving a very nice review that is also informative to other TripAdvisor users. It was pleasing to hear how helpful our team were to you and your daughter and I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to them. I noticed you rated the sleep... 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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Edinburgh City Hotel Scotland
Hotel Style:
#19 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#38 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#43 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh

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