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Links Hotel

4 Alvanley Terrace | Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh EH9 1DU, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night over the holiday weekend. Very comfortable accommodation. Good value. Breakfast and service excellent. The staff are friendly and it is remarkably quiet for a city centre hotel not to mention great value!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel in a quiet part of Edinburgh, but only 15 minutes walk from Princes Street. Rooms clean and comfortable, really comfy beds, very nice bathroom with large shower. Bar is nice and does a very good cocktail! Above all, was truly excellent value - we stayed over the May Day weekend and many comparable hotels were much more expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon to watch the footie. Hadn't been in for quite a while. Very pleasantly surprised. Good service in very comfortable surroundings. Certainly a good place to watch a game, eat or relax with a pint. Clearly a well run establishment and not a sports bar. Will be a regular visitor now.

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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here overnight on a two day business trip to Edinburgh. My room was very comfortable, with all the mod cons. It looked like it was recently refurbished, the bed was very comfortable and the room was very warm once the radiator got going. The only down side was breakfast. There was hardly anything other than a cooked breakfast.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

A quaint hotel based a short distance from city centre was clean, tidy and ideal for our short break. It was very well priced considering we were staying for the rugby and found hotels charging upto £200 per night when Links charged £45. Would definitely stay again. Only down side would be parking restrictions of you stay mon-sat and will... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A perfect place for one night. I had a very quiet room with a comfortable bed, good TV and shower. The extractor fan in the bathroom didn't seem to be working but otherwise my room was excellent. We had our meal in the hotel bar and received a discount for charging it to our room thus making it very good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Stayed here back in October so I appreciate my critique may be a bit out of date but here goes : Stayed here for one night, I am a wheelchair user and shared a room with my parents as opposed to in a disabled adapted room as there was apparently one room which had a bath which would have actually... More 

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LesleymStuart, Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon! Very pleased to see that your room situation was quickly rectified by our helpful staff members. Since your stay in October we have welcomed a new General Manager and Head Housekeeper to the team at The Links Hotel. As a result the team are working to an even higher standard across the board. We look forward to welcoming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Staff were amazing! They went above and beyond to accommodate requests and looked after us very well during our weekend stay. The deluxe room on the top floor was impressive. Super sized room, more like a suite with marble fireplace, seating area and huge tv. Will definitely come back to this hotel - loved it!!!

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LesleymStuart, Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon! We are delighted you both had an excellent stay at The Links Hotel and would visit us again! Many Thanks, Manager, The Links Hotel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I always use this hotel when I visit Edinburgh. The rooms are comfortable and well furnished, and, important for Edinburgh, warm and cosy. Staff are friendly and helpful. I was immediately upgraded to a better room when I had a problem with the bathroom on my last visit. Great location. Easy walking distance into the city centre and close to... More 

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LesleymStuart, Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon! Thank you very much for the lovely review! We are delighted you always choose The Links when visiting the city and our team continue to exceed your expectations. See you again soon! Best Wishes, Manager, The Links Hotel More 

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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a truly delightful hotel and the employees were most pleasant and helpful during our visit. We had come from the USA for the Hogmanay festival and found the location of the hotel fine for our needs. We walked everywhere! We also ate at the hotel which was very pleasant.

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LesleymStuart, Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us during Edinburgh's Hogmanay and hope you had an incredible time at the Street Party! Our staff always aim for a very high standard of service and it was a pleasure to read your lovely review highlighting they had done so. We hope to welcome you again in the... More 

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