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Residence Inn Edinburgh

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   36 Simpson Loan | Quartermile, Edinburgh EH3 9GG, Scotland
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Ranked #33 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a nice hotel and very typical of other Marriott Residence Inns. However, it was overpriced compared to other hotels we've stayed in. The location was good and in walking distance of the main attractions.

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Lebanon, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My sister-in-law and I just visited the Residence Inn in Edinburgh for a week and loved it. The service and staff were incredible. The hotel is beautiful and the rooms are modern with lots of room. Having the breakfast included (and it was a great full breakfast each day) was a bonus. The Quartermile area is very nice and quiet... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my wife during our recent trip to Scotland. The hotel is very new and conveniently located right next to the University of Edinburgh. While I'm sure there are much more luxurious hotels in the area, for what it is, I don't think you can beat this hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful, the entire property... More

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bolton
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with the last reviewer regarding the rooms.We had a suite which was very spacious both in the bedroom and the lounge/kitchen area but the "bathroom" consisted of a shower and toilet and measured about 6ft by 4 ft in total, so there was hardly any room to dry yourself off after a shower. The washbasin was outside the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel has a number of design issues - wash basin in room, bathroom too small with its light effecting bedroom, rug on fllor dangerous as slides as you walk on it, breakfast area too small for size of hotel plus cost was very high for the quality when compared with stays in other Marriott hotels eg Leeds.

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Colin R, General Manager at Residence Inn Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to convey your comments about your stay at the Residence Inn Edinburgh. It is unfortunate the building, originally built in 2008 as apartments, could not be amended to better accommodate our guests. Marriott would like to cater for the needs of all our guests and I am sorry we did not meet your expectations... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in Quartermile area (10 min walk from Royal Mile - 15 mins to Princes St). The hotel is fairly new and has all the regular amenities (small gym, bar area, breakfast area) but the rooms feel kind of sparse - the "double bed" is really two singles which tend to drift apart and roll around on the parquet floor.... More

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Colin R, General Manager at Residence Inn Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to convey your comments about your stay at the Residence Inn Edinburgh. I am sorry we did not meet the standards you expected on this occasion. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you may have experienced. We remain convicted to looking for ways to improve. We will address the remedial issues you... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here while visiting Edinburgh in March. Very new hotel from inside out. I was very satisfied with the room. It was clean, new, spacious, and nicely furbished. The staff was beyond excellent. One of the ladies at the front desk could speak Mandarin Chinese and she helped me tremendously with navigating the city and recommended me several very authentic... More

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Andover, New Jersey
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location with walking distance to the best of Edinburgh. Rooms are large, the hotel is well maintained and the staff is excellent. However, there is no air conditioning in the hotel making the rooms incredibly stuffy. Additionally, the bathrooms are very small.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Residence Inn Edinburgh is a complicated hotel to evaluate. The staff is very friendly. The hotel is clean and modern. But, there are design aspects that make things more complicated, several of which relate to the impact of environmental decisions in designing the hotel on guests. The lighting in rooms is LED and it is not often not well... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my family in June and was very happy with the room and the service. We arrived very early and they took our bags for us until our room was ready. The room was really nice and clean. There was no air conditioning in the rooms and that was a surprise but fortunately it wasn't an issue... More

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Address: 36 Simpson Loan | Quartermile, Edinburgh EH3 9GG, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Residence Inn Edinburgh 4*
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We're delighted to bring you the UK's first Residence Inn by Marriott offering you short and long stay Edinburgh accommodation. Set a pace that suits you at Residence Inn by Marriott®. Whether you're with us for a few days, a few weeks, or a few months, your daily routine matters. Located in the heart of Edinburgh in the new Quartermile development you have it all at your fingertips with Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, Princes Street, the Meadows, the National Museum of Scotland and the Scottish Parliament all with in a few minutes walk. You'll thrive at Residence Inn with all the conveniences you need. Like spacious studio, superior studio and one bedroom suites with separate living, working, kitchen and sleeping areas. Complimentary grocery delivery service to fill your refrigerator and satisfy cravings. Complimentary internet for connecting to work and the outside world. Free hot breakfast to start mornings off right and evening social hours to end the day well. ... more   less 
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