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Links Hotel

4.0 of 5 4 Alvanley Terrace | Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh EH9 1DU, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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LONDON
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here because of the tripadvisor reviews. When arrive found out the place was far from city centre. Hotel is very basic with bad quality rooms and not well isolated. Staff was fine but did not like the standards of the hotel therefore I will not come back as we paid enough to be in a better hotel than... More 

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Robsthomson, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening, Thank you for your review. I note that your stay was in March but I am still disappointed to learn that you did not enjoy your time with us. Whilst not right in the middle of the city we are only 3 bus stops or a 15 - 20 minute walk from the city centre. Although you were... More 

Leicestershire , United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We opted to stay here as it was conveniently close to where our daughter lives. We read mixed reviews but really could not fault the hotel, given the very reasonable price. Staff were friendly and helpful. The room was spotlessly clean, comfortable and warm; not huge in size, but we only used it to sleep. Good range of choice for... More 

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Robsthomson, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening, Thank you for the review - I think the title sums us up quite nicely. Our new bar manager has expanded our malt range and our housekeeping team have recently ramped up their efforts in our accommodation in light of a new maintenance person joining our team - we continually work hard to ensure the offering here is... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay at the Links Hotel. Its a small and unassuming hotel overlooking a lovely park. It not in the most ideal location, but its an easy walk to Edinburgh Castle, Old Town, the Royal Mile and other popular spots. The hotel itself is historic, but has enough modern touches to make it comfortable. We loved room... More 

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Robsthomson, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening Heather, It was a pleasure meeting you during your stay and i am delighted to read your review, especially highlighting how friendly we are. Home from home is what we aim to achieve and our blend of modern refurbishment within a beautiful setting certainly helps us achieve that aim. Although not bang in the middle of the city... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was warm, clean and a reasonable size! But if noise traveling up from the bar but I was tired so got to sleep quite easily! Breakfast was very nice, only one waitress on which may have had an impact on my breakfast order being wrong, think management need to put more support in place on mornings as the waitress... More 

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Robsthomson, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a view on your stay. I am pleased to see that you largely enjoyed your stay and importantly feel that it was value for money. Whilst a hotel of this size may not require a full time reception we are currently reviewing our set up for peak check... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel exceeded expectations. It was booked last minute after we decided to stay a night in Edinburgh. The room newly renovated, clean with nice high ceilings, flat screen TV, fireplace, coffee maker, desk, couch, wifi and a comfortable queen size bed. The staff was great, including a young guy named Steve (I think), that loaned us a charger for... More 

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Robsthomson, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Bill, Thank you for taking the time to review us - we always seek to exceed expectations at every opportunity and I am very pleased to read we done so. I'm afraid we don't have a Steve here but I am certain every team member here would have helped with your charger! With best wishes, More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot recommend this hotel enough, stayed here lastnight for my mum's hen party, and all 4 of us thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Rooms were spotless, warm and modern, and staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We were joined by a few friends for lunch in the lounge, no complaints there as the food was delicious. Special thanks goes to Sonny... More 

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Robsthomson, Front Office Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Leigh, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Naturally, I am delighted that so many areas we work hard to deliver are recognised in this way. We are a little hotel with a lot to offer and we certainly look forward to welcoming you back! Best wishes, More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in November and it was brilliant. The staff couldn't have done more to help us they were all lovely. The man on the counter who checked us in was the most pleasant man! He helped us with directions around the city and even borrowed me his own umbrella for the weekend! The staff couldn't have done more to... More 

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Robsthomson, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening, Thank you for taking the time to post your experiences with us - it was a pleasure meeting you both and although we can't control the weather we always have a brolly to hand (thanks for getting it back to me)! With our newly developed dining room, cosy lounge and vibrant bar there are indeed many options for... More 

Golspie
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in here on Sat for a quick bite to eat. We asked if we could have something to eat and the barman said yes, take a seat. We sat for a wee while and other tables who came after us were served. Went to the bar to ask for menus and about how to order. Ordered soup and sandwich... More 

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Robsthomson, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening, Thank you for your review - naturally I am very disappointed to read that we did not deliver on service in the bar. It is very rare for me to respond to poor feedback on service issues and I hope that after the soup was brought back and you remained dissatisfied you alerted a member of the team... More 

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay here, room was big, warm and comfy. The staff were friendly and you get a good breakfast. Wasn't too pricey in my opinion,and the location was ideal. There's probably a wee bit of room for improvement, although it wasn't noisy the doors were quite thin and I wasn't a fan of the plastic cups instead of glasses.... More 

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Robsthomson, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening, Thank you very much for your review of The Links Hotel. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed so many positives during your stay - we are working at making a number of improvements and this level of feedback is invaluable in that process, I am sure you will notice the changes on your next visit!... More 

Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Booked a one night stay at this hotel. Accommodation was excellent in our spacious family room. Breakfast was fab but the best thing about this hotel was the staff. Nothing was too much trouble. Very friendly.

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Robsthomson, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for your review. I am delighted you enjoyed many aspects of your stay - the family rooms consistently surprise guests with the facilities and space they offer and I am pleased you managed to enjoy our breakfast and staff service during your stay. With very best wishes, More 

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Address: 4 Alvanley Terrace | Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh EH9 1DU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Bruntsfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Links Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Links Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#39 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh

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