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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   55A Frederick St., Edinburgh EH2 1HL, Scotland (New Town)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Ricks whilst visiting the fringe. Staff were friendly and allowed us to leave our bags until check in at 2pm. The room was as per description however we had requested twin beds and got a king size. Saying that the bed was huge and very comfortable. The bathroom was clean however the shower curtain and tiles had mould... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're just back from 3 days at the Fringe as part of the celebrations for my 40th birthday. We used Rick's as our base for the visit - overall the hotel was fab and we would definitely return. We especially found the location was ideal for city centre access to both old & new town. The rooms were good for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Scotland we pre-booked one nights stay at Ricks and on arrival I was surprised to see what it was actually like... First of all this please note that the rooms are situated above a bar and when you enter you go in through the main bar entrance. I found the service to be a tad lacking, it was... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here as we came up for the weekend from Leicester for the Edinburgh Tattoo. What a great place. On arrival, we checked in and had a drink in the bar before going up to our room. The place has a nice atmosphere and feel, and the staff are nice and attentive, and professional. The rooms are OK. We... More

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Graz, Austria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel is located near Princey Street in new town, the castle is within walking distance (10-15 min). The room in the 3rd floor (no lift!) was clean and everything was there, the bed was comfortable. Breakfast and dinner in the restaurant was very good and prices are ok for what you get there! All in all we had a... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights in July, met by excellent and helpful staff who made check in seamless, even though we were early they'd allowed us to leave our bags and even took them up to our room for us! TV didn't work for the first night but was replaced within 24 hours and we had a generous reduction from... More

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14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel several times and each time found the staff very friendly. The hotel is right in the city centre so is idea for visiting Edinburgh. They have no parking but there is secure parking near the John Lewis store, 24hours, and about 20 minutes away. The rooms are not that large but practical with all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in ricks not to long ago for a surprise for my boyfriends birthday !! The rooms are small but cosy and chic with everything you want !! GHD , I pod and did not have to check out till 12 on the Sunday .. Will be staying again soon .. Highly recommend this hidden Gem ..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is a revaluation! Such a beautiful and well run boutique hotel in the heart of Edinburgh. The staff were knowledgable and we were given a great Scottish welcome at reception! The room was classily decorated with a hair dryer, GHD and iPod! I recommend the margarita slush puppy's at the cocktail bar. Overall couldn't be happier.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I recently stayed at Rick's was really impressed with its quaintness and quietness in the centre of Edinburgh. The rooms were perfectly sized and had all the necessary mod cons. Staff were always eager to help and we enjoyed a delicious breakfast buffet. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Address: 55A Frederick St., Edinburgh EH2 1HL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rick's 4*
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