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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   55A Frederick St., Edinburgh EH2 1HL, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #92 of 144 Hotels in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012
gemmaohare Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

Reading some of the reviews and staying at this hotel has confirmed one thing....people just love to moan on trip advisor! We had a fantastic stay at this hotel. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We arrived at 12pm on the Saturday afternoon, a bit early of check in, so the receptionist took our bags for us. After some... More 

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Dundee Scotland
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14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Stayed at Ricks with friends 2nd February. Staff really helpful, kept our bags as we went out shopping and they were in our room on return. Rooms rely nice, comfy beds. Breakfast was superb and a great choice. Only thing I would do differently would be take room at the front as bottle collection arrived around 6.am so a bit... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Fabulous little boutique hotel in a great location, just meters from all the best shopping and eating/drinking & just a stones throw across the bridge from Old Town. I have nothing negative to say at all, we had a brilliant stay. The room was huge, with an enormous, incredibly comfortable bed. Very comfortable, beautifully decorated, and all amenities at your... More 

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Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

I was travelling to Edinburgh for a Client night out and we decided to eat at Ricks whilst my clients stayed at another hotel and i was a late addition the hotel that they stayed in was fully booked, so made sense to book a room at Ricks for ease and comfort on arrival i was greeted by a very... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Just come back from a 2 night stay at ricks and are overwhelmed with how amazing this hotel was! Firstly the staff were extremely friendly, recommending good places to go out. Very quick service, both at the bar and in the restaurant. Food was incredible. Definately recommend the eggs benedict (poached egg to perfection). One tinsy minor room for improvement... More 

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britain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

we stayed here for 1 night and was in room 8 on the 3rd floor.we arrived early but told we couldnt get room till 2pm so we sat and had a few drinks in bar which was lovely.once checked in the guy carried our bags up to the room.the room had everything you can need including straightners.bed was really comfy... More 

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DUNFERMLINE
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

We stayed at Ricks between Christmas and New Year. The staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough to help. The Room was great, The breakfast was very good. We will be back.

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Paris, France
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33 reviews 33 reviews
32 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

I had high expectations for Rick's after having read so many good reviews but left disappointed. The hotel is in a great location. It's steps away from shopping, bars and restaurants and the hotel bar has a nice ambiance. The room, particularly the bed was very comfortable. There are nice touches like a loaded iPod and hair straightener along w/a... More 

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scotland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

We have just returned from a brilliant stay at Rick's. We regularly eat lunch here when we are in Edinburgh shopping and had been looking for an excuse to stay overnight, what a super experience. We must have been very lucky but had no noise outside, we were in room 3 which is on the ground at the back of... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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109 reviews 109 reviews
26 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

It's true that the reception staff are charming and the rooms are nicely decked out with unexpected extras like ipods and hair straighteners - but that doesn't make up for awful street noise as skips are frequently being emptied of glass, and a room so stuffy we couldn't breath without opening the door. The rooms are also reached through a... More 

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Additional Information about Rick's

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*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
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Ricks Hotel Edinburgh
Ricks Edinburgh
Rick's Edinburgh, Scotland
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#49 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh

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