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The Original Raj Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 West Coates, Edinburgh EH12 5JG, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #137 of 144 Hotels in Edinburgh
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great hotel with easy access to town by foot or bus, and also close to the train station. The room and service were both excellent, but the prices were a bit expensive. Even still, I would stay here again.

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Eyemouth, United Kingdom
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50 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

£121 for a cold pokey room, old showers, bed side lights not working, no usable mirrors, and breakfast, oh that's what it was, basic orange juice, cheap bread to toast yourself when you actually got to the toaster, one two slice toaster for a whole hotel, come on!!! a joke and a rip off will not be back

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tom and I wanted a night away in Edinburgh with an Indian theme and chose the best place to stay. Within easy walking distance to the Centre of Edinburgh and free parking around the corner from the hotel, who could wish for more? The hotel had a fantastic ambience and with the high ceilings and large room and en suite... More 

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here last night and we were feeling dubious about it after reading the reviews, how wrong they were, everything that we needed was at hand, ten mins walk from Murrayfield and 20 mins from city centre. The staff were very friendly and at hand when needed, our room was great, carpet slightly faded but that is where the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

its location is very nice, the hotel is not far from the city center by walking or transport. the staffs were very friendly. there are many bad reviews but I do not know how do they do that, where you are paying low price for staying not paying for 5 star hotel. it is good for good price. i like... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Originally I had booked a room elsewhere but they had to cancel for some reason so we got rebooked into this hotel and was very pleasantly surprised. Service was very friendly and welcoming. The room we got given was the last they had left due to the last minute nature of our other hotel cancelling but room was still a... More 

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great location for visitors to Edinburgh. I fancied trying something different so went for a themed hotel. Not my cup of tea, Maybe others would enjoy it more than I. Clean enough staff friendly, Hotel a bit tired, lovely looking building from outside though. Service was friendly enough.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

7 of us stayed in this hotel for 1 night, I have to say we were dubious with all the previous reviews BUT I have to say some on the issues never came up with us. The hotel is tired but it is not dirty and we didn't see a bed bug anywhere. Our bathroom was clean and rooms were... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I quiet liked the original raj, had character and was comfortable, central and the staff made me welcome and tried hard to make the experience comfortable, the breakfast was free and ok, no frills but not bad in any way. Had 2 nights here for the low price of£100. and I would come back.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The service was ok, but my bed had bedbugs. Got eaten alive for 2 days. Location isnt bad, a little walk outside the city. Looks like a nice place, cozy and local, but kind of dirty and dingy. Find another place

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Address: 6 West Coates, Edinburgh EH12 5JG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Original Raj Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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