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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 #55 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Luton England UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place, is in the best location,, could not be better , & the new tram line runs from the airport to outside the hotel ,fantastic The design , style & decoration is fantastic , the lounge & bar very comfortable ,the hotel is very clean , good value if you were allocated one of the better rooms However we... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here over the weekend after seeing a good deal online we had the Britannia booked but decided to change to the place as Britannia had a lot of bad reviews we were in one of the smaller rooms on the ground floor the room was small but very very clean and had a 32 inch wall mounted TV... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I celebrated my 21st birthday staying here and visiting Edinburgh. At the time the tram system wasn't up and running but I believe it is now. Without the tram the walk towards and into the centre was pleasant in the dry! Presumably the completed tram system covers part of the journey now which will come in handy in rubbish weather!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this hotel was the staff. They were very helpful and friendly. Another great aspect is that it is a quarter block from the new tramway that goes out to the airport. It runs about every 10 minutes starting at 5:30 in the morning. The bus station is also close, and Waverly train station is within walking... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

first of all when we picked this hotel the picture on line was not what we had got, we seen that it had a lovley bath which we did not get, at first glance the room was fine until when lookin up close the room had'nt been cleaned up to a standard of well clean, what looked to b coffee... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a hotel that could accommodate 4 * twin rooms and we stumbled upon The Place by accident. What a stroke of luck. We pre-booked secure parking and upon arrival the porter very kindly jumped in the car with us and guided us to the car park (we'd never of found it!). Check in was a breeze... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location wise it's great. It's a good hotel, we were upgraded on arrival. The bed was massive. The room was massive. However, bed was a little uncomfortable, breakfast is ordinary, the bathroom light works off a sensor, so if you are in the bathroom and don't move, then it's darkness. The hotel was doing some works while we were there,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was very very good. The location is perfect (and near to the tramway which cross the city and go to the airport). That was clean in the room and in the bar/breakfast section. The only (very) little weak point was the cost of the breakfast. We will return soon in this hotel to see other thing in this... More

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed overnight in one of the single rooms. Had everything I needed for the night. Bed was comfy. Unfortunately my room looked out onto York Place and the street got quite noisy from early on, so was awoken by that. The location is handy and easy to find.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Place is by far the best of the four hotels I've stayed in so far in Edinburgh. On arrival we were upgraded from a standard twin to a room with two king beds, which was fantastic. The room was huge with a great view over the new town to the Forth. It was clean, comfortable and cosy with an... 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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