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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good location, close to the train station and main Edinburgh attractions. The hotel and rooms are modern however the rooms are rather small. The room that my friend and I stayed in was tiny however the bathroom appeared to be bigger than the room itself. The staff were friendly and willing to help. Good price for what is offered.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is good and the staff is very helpful. The hotel is clean, comfy and a good place to stay. I really liked my room (first floor) which was tiny but just right for me. The bed was right by a window overlooking the street but I didn't find it very noisy. There is no elevator but the staff... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a great location you are in walking distance of all the major landmarks whilst being just far enough away to get a peaceful night. The rooms are small but this is how they are advertised, the breakfast is pricey if on a budget but the quality of the food makes it value for money. My only... More

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Paris, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is definitely well located & nicely refurnished with a very attentive and dedicated staff either at front desk or at the bar. But for this kind of hotel it's disappointing not to have a lift even if the staff spontaneously offered to carry our luggage to the top floor or downstair. It's wise to avoid the standard room... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night and staff service was dreadful. Couldn't find our room so waited quite some time at reception to ask. They told us to go ask at the bar. At the bar they said we had to walk through the reception then head to the basement. We literally walked inbetween tables of people dining with our cases... More

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The reason I chose this hotel was its central location and in was doubly reassured when I realised the airport tram ride was direct and terminated right in front of our hotel. It is within walking distance of everything you need in Edinburgh and far enough away from the din and noise of the Fringe Festival. The lobby is clean... More

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Reading, UK
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 8 nights. The superior room was fantastic - enormous. Daily cleaned & bed was really comfortable (also enormous!). Bathroom very large (can't say enormous again can I?), and also very clean. The room was at the front of the hotel, and although very noisy (esp. on Saturday night) it didn't really bother us. The tram runs right... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room - 2 nights in basement room very small and hot. Had to stand on bed to open window and close blind, this must be against health and safety. No towel rail in bathroom although notice on wall suggesting use of towel rail to keep same towels. Only 1 light above shower no light above mirror, far too dark to... More

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Stephen M, Manager at The Place, responded to this review

For the attention of readers: I have asked for this review to be removed as there are many untruths told and a member of my team has been left upset by the untruthful comments made. This, I’m told, can take up to 5 working days so I will offer some comments in the meantime: • The room: The reviewer did... More

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

We stayed here in a lovely suite for the weekend of our wedding after negotiating a good rate on rooms for our guests. The reception staff were very attentive on arrival carrying our bags to our rooms and bringing me breakfast to my room even though this is not strictly a room service open. Our suite was lovely, lots of... More

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Stephen M, Manager at The Place, responded to this review

Dear Frankie51uk, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I’m delighted you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards, Stephen More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from another amazing stay at The Place. Having stayed before I was looking forward to a return trip and we were not disappointed in the slightest. This time we were delighted to be staying in a Suite and I can highly recommend it - the room and bathroom was huge, with a great view and so clean (always... More

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Stephen M, Manager at The Place, responded to this review

Dear Broons B, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I’m delighted you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards, Stephen More

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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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Located close to the Playhouse Theatre and the city’s fashionable shopping district, The Place is perfect for a relaxing city break in Edinburgh, a romantic weekend or an escape from the stresses of corporate life. ... more   less 
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