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Ailsa Craig Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AH, Scotland (Calton Hill)
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Ranked #122 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Staff were lovely people, shower in the basement rooms was fantastic. Breakfast was random, could have done with some fresh fruit. But overall the place was run down like a broken dog! Hopefully it will reopen after refurb with its head held high!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Were told £80 for our room, charged £90 to my card, when we pointed this out the girls at the desk didn't know how to refund my overcharge, we had to wait to see the manager next morning, when we seen the manager he point blank refused to refund the money! And with an attitude! Told him I would be... More

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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We booked this hotel through Veneer. com some months before going. my partner booked and I found out the cost last week! We had a family room, three of us and it cost £288 which I thought was expensive. Firstly.. The staff... Cannot fault the reception staff nor the staff serving breakfast. They all were very pleasant and hard working,... More

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Budapest, Hungary
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Three of us stayed at the Ailsa Craig Hotel for one night this July. We had a basement room with a window to the garden at the back - it was a spacious (albeit a little outdated) room with four beds, good WiFi connection and a small but modern bathroom. As we had to leave quite early in the morning... More

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Athens, Greece
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Firstly this is a budget but a sophisticated hotel as well.The reception was basically the breakfast room but it gave you the sense of an older era.Our room was in the low ground floor but the room was absolutely big,clean with a spacious bathroom and plenty of hot water.The view was restricted but naturally we were low on the ground.The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great Breakfast and good variety. The staff are friendly and helpful. good shower. Location was pretty good if you don't mind walking a little bit and the area is lovely on the way! Only issue was breakfast finished at 9am which is a bit unrealistic if your on holiday.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Excellent location- the street is cobbled and discourages lots of motor traffic. Sleepy area- you won't have to worry about being kept awake until 4 am by bar revelers. However, good food is within a short walk down the street, and great walking/running/biking trails are in every direction. Excellent view from the front street, and from windows in the room.... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed one night in Edinburgh and after arriving at Waverly St. it was max 15 minutes walk to the hotel. The room was small and worn down, but it was clean and had electric heaters. We had a good nights sleep and we were pleasently surprised by the included breakfast. The gentleman in the reception was very helpful in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I found this place to be ideal for the night life of Edinburgh and for walking. Not far from here you can walk up a hill and look out over the entire city. My room was relatively small but it did the job. The wifi worked well. The view over the back garden was nice. The garden out the back... More

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My single room cost £40, booked at the last minute and apart from the private shower room not being ensuite it was clean and fine. Wifi worked well. I was leaving too early for a cooked breakfast but still grabbed a coffee and cereal. The Hals were very plush. Some furniture is a little tired and blanket rather than duvet... More

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Address: 24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Calton Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ailsa Craig Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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