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Royal Ettrick Hotel

13 Ettrick Road | Polwarth, Edinburgh EH10 5BJ, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Damp flies in bathroom! Only to discover toilet was loose in room 15 causing the flies to hover. When we flushed the toilet, lots of dirty water and bits human faeces escaped from the back of the toilet. Had to use the two small towels provided to block this! Bed not fit for two adults, very small. Ordered food from... More 

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royalettrickmanager, Manager at Royal Ettrick Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kate M, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay at the Royal Ettrick Hotel. Our Housekeeping department report any faults they find to management which are then dealt with and this was not reported from room . When you first flushed the toilet and noticed this then you should have informed us straight away, instead you waited... More 

Portadown, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have been going to the restaurant for several years, found the food today up to the usual standard. But only 2 comments to make. My wife ordered the pork which by the menu was accompanied with asparagus. When the meal arrived there was peas and french beans on the plate. We mentioned this to the waitress, who brought over the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have stayed in this hotel twice so far and intend to use it when in Edinburgh. While it is 15 to 20 mins from the city centre it is worth it for the way the staff treat you, first class, the standard of the rooms and location for getting out of the city. Rooms are super clean, good size... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed Thursday 19th till Sunday 22nd February. As soon as you walk into this hotel you know it's something special, from the polished brass step as you walk in to the tiled floor and lovely reception. We arrived at 1pm, an hour before our check in time so we decided to wait in the bar area. There is an... More 

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Llanrwst, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Group of six of us booked a table at short notice. Service in Bar and restaurant was excellent. A very good selection of foods on the menu. All 6 of us picked various starters and main courses and all were well satisfied, also very fairly priced.

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17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayed overnight after attending a function and were impressed with the efficient and friendly welcome we were given. Our room was clean and warm with loads of storage space, with a clean en-suite shower room. The hotel bar downstairs was well-stocked and friendly service helped create a good ambience for hotel guests to mingle with groups of what appeared... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed one night at this hotel while visiting our son and daughter in law who live in the area. On arrival we were welcomed by a young man who was very friendly and efficient and offered to help with our luggage. Our room was beautiful and very clean and spacious with a huge modern bathroom. I enjoyed watching a... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My partner surprised me with 3 evenings at this hotel , where we would have family come stay over on the 3rd evening .. When we arrived at the hotel it looked perfect . We entered the building and it looked grand ! Soon we checked in an the room was fantastic ( although she did ask for the best... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This was a return visit to this hotel but this time failed to hit the mark. Window less room, fair enough but it would have been nice to have a clean skylight and blind that worked. Breakfast was a nightmare as on the first day we had to set up our own table, wait for 20 minutes for the breakfast... More 

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