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Abbey Hotel

9 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB, Scotland
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Ranked #106 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a 3 night stay and were given room 5, ground floor room with garden views, and were delighted! The managers were so friendly and helpful and lovely to talk to. The breakfast was absolutely fab!! Our room was spotlessly clean as was our en-suite. Had a great sleep in a lovely comfy bed. The location is perfect for... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay in Abbey hotel. Not only the location but also the reasonable price and spacious rooms are big plus. The hosts were extremely friendly and kind. I absolutely love the breakfast and the terrace where we had our tea. Highly recommended.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

As the title says, friendly and caring people. Clean rooms, excellent level of service. Could not be more helpful. The choice of breakfast should be enough to satisfy all who choose to stay at here. The quality of the food too was excellent. Thank you.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The hotel is clean and tidy but as with a lot of hotels some areas may need a bit of a freshen up but nothing major. The staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel is in a nice location not too far out from Princess Street, a nice 10 min walk. A little busy at breakfast as it finishes at... More

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Leigh on sea, Essex
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We have stayed in Royal Terrace (a few doors along) before and really like the central position and the grandeur of the houses; then we paid £120 for a double, at the Abbey we only paid £85. Same grand frontage, elegant dining room and a great breakfast for less money! Also use of the charming garden sloping up to Calton... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We spent three nights in this small hotel and were very satisfied. Very kind and helpful staff and a great location within walking distance to most of Edinburgh's sights. The rooms are simple, but clean and with comfortable beds. The breakfast is typical for the country.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stayed at Abbey Hotel for 3 nights. Arrived by train and the hotel was only a 10 minute walk away. The reception staff were very friendly and advised us of the best places to eat which we tried and were not disappointed. Stayed in room 9 which was very spacious, big bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. It overlooked the rear garden... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My family and I stayed here for 2 nights. The property is well maintained. The room was spacious and clean. The breakfast was excellent. We also enjoyed talking with the owners which was great. It is a bit of a walk for the Royal Mile but not that far.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We chose this property because it was the least expensive for the particular date we wanted. We had meetings to attend and booked in for 1 night. We weren't expecting much since there seemed to be mixed reviews online. The Abbey Hotel is in a terrific location; just minutes walk from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, but... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Booked through laterooms. Stayed 20/04/14 excellent warm welcome. Room clean comfortable and would top most 4 or 5 star hotels ive stayed in. Service and friendliness fantastic. Can not fault it. Will recomend all the time. Staying in Edinburgh check this hotel out first. Beautifull surroundings and a short scenic walk to all attractions and night life edinburgh has to... More

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Address: 9 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Also Known As:
Greenside Hotel Edinburgh
Abbey Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland

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Situated in an elegant tree-lined terrace, overlooking the Firth of Forth, is the Abbey Hotel (formerly Greenside Hotel). Designed by the renowned architect William Playfair as a family town house for a wealthy merchant, this is an traditional Georgian building, built in 1820, with many of fine original features still in place. ***NEWLY REFURBISHED RECEPTION & PUBLIC AREAS****PLEASE NOTE RECEPTION IS NOT OPEN 24hrs.*Latest Check-In Time is 10:30PM - Should you have an unscheduled travel delay please call the Hotel to arrange a later check-in.The hotel is ideally situated for both business and leisure guests, being a 10 minute walk from the bustling cosmopolitan heart of the City.Only 10 minutes to Princes Street and Ocean Terminal for the Royal Yacht Brittania. Close to Playhouse Theatre (5 minutes walk), Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Princes Street (with it's famous gardens and views of Edinburgh Castle).Access to Edinburgh's International Conference Centre, the Airport and motorway networks is very convenient, and Waverley train and St Andrew Square bus station are close by. Our welcoming en-suite rooms offer the discerning traveller all the comforts expected, including Freeview Digital colour television, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer and telephone.****Free Wi-Fi (Internet access is available in all bedrooms), also lap-top hire if required********Snacks available within the hotel, upon request*********Local Golf can be arranged*****Most of the hotel's refurbished rooms (new soft furnishings include DUVETS on guest beds, although blankets also provided, if preferred) provide wonderful views over Royal Terrace gardens and out to the Firth of Forth, or the tranquility of our own private gardens to the rear.Edinburgh has all that the visitor could wish for. With many fine art galleries, museums and theatres, a cultural presence is never far away. History is reflected in the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyrood House and the Castle, all contrasting with the elegant terraces of the 'new town'.As a base for touring, Edinburgh is unbeatable.There is a wide variety of local shopping facilities, including Harvey Nichols, restaurants and bars. Just a few minute's walk from the Omni Centre which boasts a Warner Village Cinema , bars, restaurants, nightclub and comedy venue. ... more   less 
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