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Richmond Place Apartments

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5 - 9 Richmond Place, Edinburgh EH89VE, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here with 3 other girlfriends for a birthday weekend in Edinburgh. The 24 hour reception was really helpful as we didn't arrive until nearly midnight on the Friday night! Check in was easy, apartment had everything we could need for a weekend away! our apartment was spaced over 3 floors, bathroom was wonderful and bright and clean, the... More 

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York, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner booked the apartment online as it had decent reviews. Checking in was helpful and friendly, and the apartment was very clean with a well designed ensuite which was also spotless. Only a few things let it down, very compact - you couldn't swing a cat but that's fine if you're only sleeping here. The table legs needed tightening... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location with all you need for a cheap and cheerful break!only negative thing I can mention is that the room got quite stuffy!would highly recommend to any of my friends!good hairdryer available so no need to pack one!big thumbs up👍👍

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot really say it is bad really, because it is kind of functional, the location is good and it is clean too, but: 1- it is very very very small and the distribution of the apartment we got is not like the one on the pics, so don't expect finding a place where you could comfortably stay a night... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little apartment. Great location, everything is within walking distance, Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle. shopping, restaurants. Lovely little pub around the corner to make your local. Great veiw of Arthurs Seat. Split level apartment ideal for two people. Well aquipped and clean and well stocked cupboards. Liked it very much.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I stayed here with three friends. The apartment was lovely, well worth the money. Nice and clean and well equipped. My only gripe is the sofa bed. These desperately need replacing. I did mention this on leaving and the receptionist informed me they were hoping to replace them all from May. They really do need to do this, as apart... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We booked this hotel without doing any research, and as the trip came closer i did a bit of research and read a few quite bad reviews which put some doubts in my mind about our choice. Thankfully these doubts were unfounded. We got checked in very quickly and went to have a look at our apartment. My only complaint... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed for two nights in Feb 2015. It was a nightmare to find parking near by and we had to carry our bags over a mile in the end. The apartment was small and the living room area was very small didn't have a sofa in so we didn't use the apartment as we had originally planned. There was... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The hotel/apartments are in a great location. Very close to The Royal Mile, Castle etc and opposite Arthur's Seat. The room is very modern and well equipped but they are quite small and the pictures do make it look like they are bigger. Due to the fact that the rooms are compact, it makes noise an issue. You can hear... More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We stayed here, in a studio apartment, with our two children in the middle of December. The apartment was clean, inexpensive, nicely decorated and well equipped. It's well situated for Holyrood and the Royal Mile. On the downside the room is open plan with the main bed situated on a small balcony overlooking the double sofa bed below so every... More 

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Edinburgh1st, Customer Services at Richmond Place Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for bringing to our attention the issue with the sofa bed. We apologise that it caused you discomfort during your stay. We are now in the process of replacing these sofa beds in Richmond Place after feedback from yourself and other guests that have stayed with us. We hope that you will... More 

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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighborhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.

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