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Blue Rainbow ApartHotel - Edinburgh

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 York Buildings, Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1HY, Scotland (New Town)
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Blue Rainbow ApartHotel - Edinburgh

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Ranked #75 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from four nights in Edinburgh, my husband, 5 year old son, 3 year old niece and I. On booking the apartments and having no knowledge of any accommodation in Edinburgh, we felt it was a bit pot luck, and booked on hope that they would be as good as the reviews say - We were not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a long weekend in Edinburgh staying in the Blue Rainbow. As other travellers have said - great location. Lovely apartments. Very well equipped kitchen - dishwasher was out of order but not a major issue at all. Comfy living room - two bathrooms and two bedrooms. Lovely and clean and shower gels and shampoos all provided for... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay, wish it had been longer! Great location to the city centre, great view, helpful staff, amazing value, lovely apartment. Perfect family holiday with our little one. We won't stay anywhere else in Edinburgh!

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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit to these apartments, although 2 years apart. Pros: fantastic location - walking distance to station, shops, attractions etc comfortable beds great value breakfast pack warm and comfortable helpful, friendly staff Cons: Shower needed a good, thorough clean and a squirt of bleach! Sofas were covered in dirty marks One of the bed sheets had a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I telephoned to make an amendment to an existing booking, and spoke to the duty manager, who was very immature in his attitude and refused to give his name. He failed to address my query and hung up on me mid call. The last time is stayed in Edinburgh we used Oakhill Apartments, and the service was excellent. I ended... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in room 102. It was an amazing price (£62) and offered us everything we needed. Small kitchen area, lovely view of the garden and enough space for a 3 month old baby even though it was a studio apartment. Staff were very helpful (giving advice on where to eat and what to see) parking at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great place to stay, in fact have stayed there a few times before. We decided to have a girl's night in Edin since men away to Wales for rugby. Thought we would watch rugby in apartment, seen as all them amenities allowed us to do this. WELL it would have been good had the fridge worked. We made numerous calls... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful quiet place, convenient location (railway station and all major points of interest are very close) beautiful garden nearby plus excellent view from the windows. All neccessary cooking facilities available. Nice and friendly staff

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

There were 20 of us in four different apartments. we were spread all over the floors and I dont think anyone else was affected by noise - the apartments are that well situated and spaced out so neigbouring noise is not a problem, Creaky floorboards yes - but the wi-fi was awful - hardly managed to surf on anything for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The hotel is perfectly situated in the centre if town. The apartment was very large. Having an apartment have my baby daughter her own room which gave me and my wife a better nights sleep than in a hotel. I would always choose here over a hotel in Edinburgh. Yes there is traffic noise and creaky floor boards but what... More

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Also Known As:
Royal Garden Apartments Edinburgh
Royal Garden Apartments Hotel Edinburgh
Royal Garden Apartments
Blue Rainbow ApartHotel - Edinburgh Scotland
Address: 2 York Buildings, Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1HY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#42 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#47 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#52 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Rainbow ApartHotel - Edinburgh 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Royal Garden Apartments is Edinburgh's best located Aparthotel, offering a fantastic base from which to conduct both business and pleasure. Choose from spacious one and two bedroom apartments with a lounge/dining area, kitchen and en-suite bathrooms, or one of our two penthouse apartments each with its own balcony, perfect for a family or romantic break. ... more   less 
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