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Capital Residence

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   27 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AN, Scotland
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Ranked #226 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First impressions were good nice lady to greet you room looked ok then under closer inspection sideboard in the room fell apart when I opened the drawer ,downlight was hanging from the ceiling,a big screw protruded from the side of the bath which was dangerous and the sealant around the bath was black though the shower was good,the bed was... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend referred us to this place & we are glad he did. We were given a room upstairs, it was a medium size room with a large bathroom, £60 per night for 2 persons. The owner, a nice lady was there to greet us when we checked in & no question was asked other than our names, easy check... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

NICE PLACE ! We were absolutely terrified it would be a disaster after reading the review after booking it and then my not being able to contact the hotel so my friend said to look it up on TripAdvisor to ensure it was legit as my family were coming from Australia. After reading the reviews I was petrified but still... More

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Munich, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disaster We thought it is a joke, that our room is in the basement when we arrived, but unfortunately it was no joke. We had to look on a dirty wall and directly in front of our window was the garden rubbish. We had so many nice bed and breakfast places in Scotland. But this was by far the worst... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Located in a quiet neighbourhood not far from the town centre. We settled for this place as we wanted kitchen facilities. In their defence, I must say the breakfast was awesome with local delicacies thrown in, The hostess is quite sincere and works diligently to keep her guests happy. She also helped us with directions and bus numbers to the... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

4 of us stayed one night last saturday, we arrived to an envelope left for us (no problem for me). got to our room on the top floor (1 and 2) and was very pleased with it, had all the stuff we wanted/needed and more. We dumped our bags and straight out for something to eat. After our night out... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Got there,nobody to great us,Keys left on a chair in an envelope for us. Went to room,no GHD's Bath robes (false advertisement) Leaking toilet as soon as toilet was flushed. No manager or staff to report this too.Returned to Capital Residence after brilliant night out in Edinburgh,only to be disturbed by the fire alarm. We left our room along with... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

I don't even know where to begin, no bathrobes, no ghds, used condoms left in guests rooms, faulty lights in guest rooms, rooms being double booked, showers not been cleaned. no customer service or just people skills at all! Definitely won't be back, this place is neglected the owners just leave the keys are the doorstep for you to pick... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We stayed for one night and while the overall experience was good (fab breakfast!), the hotel is certainly rough around the edges, with more attention needed to fixtures (the lights in our bathroom weren't properly attached, and the shower flooded the bathroom). The room didn't have the little bonuses that are advertised, like hair straighteners, sweets and bathrobes, which was... More

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fife
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

had read about disappointed reviews, but I like to see for myself, the room was clean, fantastic shower, and comfortable bed, full scottish breakfast,( and if thats not for you a great selection of yog, cereals, ham, cheese, fruit, pancakes, the list goes on ) a very pleasant and relaxing stay, would definitely go back, so please dont be put... More

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Additional Information about Capital Residence

Address: 27 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Capital Residence 4*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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Offering modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, this boutique bed and breakfast is placed 1 mile from Princes Street and 1 mile from Edinburgh's popular shore area. Built in 1850, Capital Residence is a Grade B listed town house. An iPod dock, safe and a selection of teas, coffee and sweet treats are featured in every room. Sleek bathrooms all have luxury toiletries, fluffy bathrobes, a hairdryer and GHD hair straighteners. Guests can choose from a range of breakfast options including freshly made full Scottish breakfasts and Scottish smoked salmon. For evening dining, there are restaurants and bars within a 5-minute walk. Set 0.5 miles from Edinburgh’s New Town, the building still displays many of its original features. Capital Residence is just over a mile from the Royal Botanic Gardens and Edinburgh’s dockside area. ... more   less 
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