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Edinburgh City Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   79 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9HZ, Scotland
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Ranked #28 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked this hotel for my husband and myself for the weekend for his birthday. When I booked it, it was on a special get away deal that the hotel were doing for two nights bed breakfast and evening meal one of the nights. When we arrived the receptionist was very helpful and friendly she booked the restaurant for our... More

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday night here was a great experience, we walked from the station up its a bit far while dragging cases, the staff at reception were really friendly, we got to our room and it was HUGE ! The sofa was big enough for me to lie down on. The room was nice and clean apart from the top of the... More

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San Francisco, CA
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing fancy but good breakfast, nice staff, nice location. Would recommend for no frills. We were here for a wedding and had some issues with booking but it was remedied pretty quickly. Good wifi. Awesome at coordinating cabs for a groups of 15.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here recently whilst on business, the welcome was pleasant, check in swift & having requested a iron & ironing board service very quick as they beat me to my room! The hotel is well situated in Edinburgh with all the major attractions close by. The rooms were very clean, well appointed & benefited from being slightly quirky due... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed here for a weekend. Couldn't fault the hotel cleanliness. Staff - were friendly enough. The receptionist the night we arrived was ever so helpful. The next night the other lady wasn't quite so friendly though. Food - Breakfast wasn't brilliant - food wasn't very warm, croissants burnt and service quote slow. Didn't get a chance to try... More

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Sunderland, England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here over new year with our 2 teenage sons. Had a family room which was excellent. Separate room for teenage sons with their own tv. Comfortable beds and lovely clean rooms. Breakfast was excellent nothing a problem. Reception staff so helpful telling us the best places to go and gave us good directions. About 10 minutes walk from... More

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

My boyfriend and I stayed for two nights at the Edinburgh City Hotel and it was a brilliant experience!! Upon arriving at the hotel we were greeted by lovely friendly staff. We checked in quickly and easily and went straight to our room. The room was immaculate. We were on the top floor which was quiet and the bed was... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband booked a few days away as a surprise for me as an early birthday , knowing I love Edinburgh, and the Edinburgh City Hotel . I was delighted to find out I was returning to this little Hotel of a gem , having stayed I'm many bigger hotels in Edinburgh. The staff from the receptionist to the breakfast... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I booked the Edinburgh City Hotel for Bed and breakfast for 6days and was delighted with everything in the Hotel. We have tried bus tours with various travel agents (which were ALL a disaster due to very poor hotels). For us this is a big part of ones holiday. I did a lot of research on the... More

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

Our family gave us a gift of flights to Edinburgh and 3 night stay in this hotel for our Wedding Anniversary. Taxi from airport 20/30 mins depending on traffic -£20.00. No 35 bus passes hotel but takes a while to get there -£1.50. We were greeted by friednly/helpful receptionist on our arrival and were booked in with minimum fuss and... More

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Also Known As:
Edinburgh City Hotel Scotland
Address: 79 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9HZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#38 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#43 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh City Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just a few minutes from Edinburgh’s city centre and principal financial/business district, Edinburgh City Hotel is located in a superb spot. The Old and New towns are within easy reach, and tourist treats like Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and Hollyrood Palace are as easy to get to free WiFi, stylish and comfy guest rooms and very competitive rates may just make your mind up that this is the hotel for you! Friendly welcoming staff will always go the extra mile to ensure your stay in Edinburgh is a memorable one. ... more   less 
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