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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room the size of a postage stamp; no elevator so watch out if you are placed on an upper storey; no laundry service; no mini fridge, and no A/C - room cooling is a plastic pedestal fan. Staff are friendly but you are basically paying for a clean very average smaller hotel very close to the centre of everything.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading several negative reviews on this hotel i was wondering what we would arrive to.. Upon arrival parking was easy you are shown where to park at reasonable rates just 2 min walk from hotel in their own reserved spaces.(£14-24 hours). I questioned reception about my room,it was a twin i had reserved,to see which floor level we where... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, beautiful building, helpful staff. Hotel held our bags for us until our check-in, our room was in the basement type part of the building - our room was very small but was all we needed as we were out all day and it was only for one night so was quite cosy at the end of a busy... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night in July. Basically just used it as room to sleep because we were out majority of the time. The staff were very helpful and kept our bags for the entire day that we were leaving. Also gave us a map on arrival which helped a lot. Room size was decent and clean. Breakfast in the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We selected the hotel due to the location and that they provided parking. On check in we were advised that parking was limited availability and they were full - so best to assume you are in the NCP 5 mins away. The rooms were fine, just fine and much larger than you would expect. From 7am onwards you hear lots... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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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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