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The Original Raj Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 West Coates, Edinburgh EH12 5JG, Scotland (West End)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Nairn, Scotland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Pleasantly welcomed, no complaints with staff who attended. Our room is advertised as Duluxe - just depends on your expectations. First impressions of the room.... was... well.... its ok. Carpet looked like it hadn't been hoovered to deluxe standard. No soap for hand washing. Towels and Sheet Bedding were to the deluxe standard I was expecting: however no duvet. Blankets... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I didnt have alot of expectations after reading a couple of reviews. But the raj hotel has plenty of character, great value for money, and could not be better located for murrayfield. It only cost £6 in a taxi to popular bars etc. But easy to walk aswell. Definatley will stay again!!!

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falkirk
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Booked this hotel for a day/night out in Edinburgh and for its Indian theme (Something different). Rooms are good sized but dated looking (Yes i know its supposed to be "original" Indian , that does not mean you dont have to give it a lick of paint every once in a while though!) Also remember to switch/turn your radiators up... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Stayed here for one night on a recent trip to Edinburgh with my two boys. They really liked the Indian theme. The room was clean - the sheets were clean. Breakfast was good value as not normally included for the price that I paid. The only slight negative for me was the room was a little cold and had blankets... More

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We had an impromptu couple of days visiting Edinburgh and booked the Raj due to it's alternative theme. We visited Goa last year so thought this would be nice. The hotel was certainly more luxurious than any Goan hotel and was decorated very tastefully, We stayed in the Bollywood room which was more of a suite than a room. It... More

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Lancaster
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I was surprised by the other reviews on tripadvisor (I had read reviews on the booking site which were nowhere near as damning). We paid £79 to stay in a so-called deluxe room - Ayesha - and although it was too small and had no special touches other than a canopy bed to qualify it as deluxe, the room was... More

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

My partner and I stayed one night at this hotel recently . and we were very unhappy with everything about this hotel. I suppose you get what you pay for as it was very cheap, but the room was not very clean and shabby the bed was terrible (never slept all night ) and the breakfast was a disgrace cheap... More

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Warrington
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We visited Edinburgh in July this year and because the Golf was on there was very limited accommodation, unfortunately we landed at the Original Raj. Very poor communication and greeting. The room were all but OK. The breakfast, if you can call it that was shocking. Most visitors to Edinburgh expect a traditional cooked breakfast, and guest houses go out... More

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ayrshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

thank goodness we only booked one night. at first looks good different due to indian theme room very large however dirty and concerned that patio doors locked no key available surely a fire hazard. breakfast adisgrace bread cheese slices jam served on adirty table with very unfriendly staff watching.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Me and my wife choose to go visit Edinburgh during the Easters. We had left with not much options as we were late in our bookings. The B&B costed us around £70 a night and was a complete waste of money. The rooms had no heating and were not clean. Despite of us trying to get the heating on it... More

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Also Known As:
Original Raj Hotel
Original Raj Edinburgh
The Original Raj Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 6 West Coates, Edinburgh EH12 5JG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Ranked #144 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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Hotel Class:2 star — The Original Raj Hotel 2*
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