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Britannia Edinburgh Hotel

3.0 of 5
69 Belford Rd, Edinburgh EH4 3DG, Scotland (Formerly Belford Hotel)
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Ranked #144 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff was very helpful and the room was nice... There was some small things inside the room that should be fixed for a better overall experience (light switches was confusing where one turned on the other)... All in all a nice hotel with pleasant staff... The breakfast was not something I would go to twice...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the hotel gave us a room on the road side which was a busy road and traffic was passing through continuously. we stayed for two nights and were unable to sleep. they need to invest in the windows to make sure travellers can sleep well. breakfast for £7.95 was not even worth £2. the fruit salad they were recycling and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff were friendly and helpful, but that's where the good experience ended... Not overly clean, had to ask for clean towels upon settling into the room as they hadn't been changed. The bins were lucky if they contained a bin bag and on day two what was a half full loo roll mysteriously vanished to which we then had to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked through Superbreaks, got a good deal & after reading reviews on here were a little worried what we were letting ourselves in for. First of all, its a long walk from the main street to the Hotel, but if you don't mind it is a nice walk. Arrived at the hotel, checked in by a friendly guy & was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good Points: 1. If you're looking for the cheapest hotel in central Edinburgh then this is the place to stay. As a student in the city for last four years I've had to stay here a couple of times and for the price it can't really be beat. 2. While you do have to pay for parking in the hotel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We traveled to Edinburgh a group of eight couples for a fortieth birthday trip, on talking to the others I've had to write something as we've all had similar experiences, to be fair I am only sharing mine. In a hotel room I expect a phone, a remote for the TV (We had to walk down to reception, I'd have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was a last minute choice booked a few hours before arrival. £50 per room which we booked two of looked great and was just what we were looking for. Upon arrival the car park was tiny! Was lucky to even fit past two cars! There were no towels in one room and when asked for some they still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed my stay in this hotel. The location was lovely and the staff were so helpful & friendly which makes all the difference particularly the manager Martin Reid who went out of his way to help us. Very clean & comfortable. Enjoyed a lovely cooked breakfast and would certainly come back if I ever go to Edinburgh again. Would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After reading the reviews we weren't sure about staying here but the prices where cheap. On arrival I noticed that the door everyone keeps going about is now fixed. Reception staff where friendly and the lovely housekeeping supervisor (think her name was shivon?) was absolutely lovely and very helpful during our stay. A credit to the hotel so she is.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived before check in time, but the lady were so kind to get us a room that was ready, good service there... The room itself was OKAY actually, for the price. Beds, Tv and i window with view to the river. As we booked a bustour early in the morning, we decided to take the breakfast buffet for 8... More 

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.

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