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The Place

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34 - 38 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3HU, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #62 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ash, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband chose this hotel because of the decent price for being a semi decent distance from the Edinburgh Castle. We found out we were lucky because the tram stopped near our hotel which was wonderful. However, that's where the good news end. Here are the bad points. 1. There are NO elevators which means disabled people are NOT welcome... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and helpful staff both in the restaurant/bar and the front desk. Good location. The breakfast is typical Scottish affair but adequate (plentiful).. There is also optional menu for those that prefer something other than the buffet selection. We found the bar staff to be helpful. Mark, one of the batenders, was very knowledgeable of his trade. The Internet connection... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, easy 3-minute walk to shopping, restaurants & bars etc. Friendly efficient check-in Nice bar area for drinks, limited drinks menu, but has all the basics. Rooms - well they upgraded us to "the suite" including 8 foot wide bed and huge room, so we were obviously very happy, another couple with us said the standard rooms was also... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here after finishing a small group bus tour. The hotel is very well situated, right by the terminus of the new trams when going to or coming from the airport, in easy walking distance of Waverley Station and on or close by several local bus routes. From our modern, surprisingly large, stylish – and very quiet - room... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed at this hotel in early september for 2 nights. The hotel staff were very pleasant and professional & happy to be flexible. We left our bags prior to check in and after checking out to make the most of our stay. Can't comment on breakfast as we ate out. Hotel is in very handy location for all the tourists... More

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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

73 stairs to our little room overshadowed friendly staff and good food. If you can ask for a room on the first floor. If you are physically challenged forget it. Not on my must return list. Maybe ok for healthy under 50s.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gteat hotel location is brillant Rooms à bit small but Very clean staff Very nice and helpfull wud definately stay again great value for money :) close to everything shopping and nightlife get the tram from the airport Its cheaper than à taxi and stops outside the hotel ideal

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this clean and surprisingly comfortable hotel is at a reasonable price....friendly staff.... very good location, nicely decorated.... quality breakfast (cheaper if prebooked).... beautiful view from the 2nd floor....downsides: there is no fridge in the room....also there is no lift....

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed as part of our honeymoon and were impressed with how close the hotel was to the station and the main shopping strip. Room was small but modern and clean - comfy bed too. Would definitely return!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we checked in ,nothing was too much trouble, the food was great value ,tasty and well presented,breakfast was also great , the staff helpful and friendly ,would definitely eat and stay again.

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Address: 34 - 38 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3HU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Place 4*
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