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Novotel Edinburgh Centre

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE, Scotland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our visit did not start well as we drove to the hotel and there was a delivery lorry blocking the hotel car park and Edinburgh is not the place to illegally park! Reception was basic/functional but the staff were very helpful and check-in was efficient. Our room was ok and functional except having the toilet separate from the shower room... More

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Bangalore, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice Big rooms.. Ideally located close to the castle... Free wireless Internet in your room.. Helpful staff.. Spa, huge LED TV in your room.. What more can you ask for.. Stayed for 2 nights.. The toilet is not within the bath and can be annoying if you have wash your hands after use.. The staff is very pleasant and extremely... More

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cairns
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location close to the Castle and Ideal for the tatoo and the Fringe festival. Good quality hotel, comfortable and very helpful staff. many bars and eaterys close by. Good heated swimming pool and family friendly

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Perth Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights with a tour group.Comfortable bed and has air conditioning.Separate toilet from bathroom.Shower gel and shampoo the only toiletries provided.Breakfasts were good and plentiful.One member on the tour admitted on leaving that they didn't know they had a shower in their bathroom until the morning they left.Its almost cupboard like, open all the doors and you will find... More

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Craig M, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Novotel Edinburgh Centre. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

deeply disappointed at the standard of the room. As we walked in we could see that the skirting boards were all scuffed and very dirty, the carpet was covered in old stains. The net curtain was full of holes. The desk lamp, the wall light and a ceiling light in the bathroom were not working. The bathroom being separate to... More

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Craig M, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I appreciate you positive feedback on hotel staff and the location. I have taken note of your comments and can assure you that this is not our normal standard. I can also assure you that the matter is being looked into and will be dealt with accordingly. Kind regards, More

Essex
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79 reviews 79 reviews
22 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did not chose this hotel, someone else did the booking as we were here on business, but we have stayed in Accor hotels before and they are usually much the same which ever country you are in and our room was very much the 'standard issue', same bed, furniture etc. I have some mobility problems and we were given... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed by myself in July at the Novotel in a single room. I was really surprised at how large the room was. It was modern, comfortable and in a safe area. It had a huge bathroom, large spa bath and shower. The hotel also had a restaurant and a pool. The hotel is really central located. Grass market was... More

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Craig M, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Novotel Edinburgh Centre. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, More

Evesham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and three friends stayed here for 3 nights from 5 August 2014. Friendly check in, lovely room, excellent facilities. A few yards to the bus stop and a very comfortable short walk into Grassmarket, restaurants and pubs and wonderful ambience. From our room we could see Edinburgh Castle. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, any questions we... More

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Craig M, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. I am glad my team made your stay enjoyable. I hope to see you on your next trip. Kind regards, More

Queensland Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very difficult access for cars buses and taxis - no designated area to pull off street to check in. (We near got booked by parking inspector and we saw a ticket being written out for a tour bus while the driver was offloading suitcases). Car park at rear was full so was directed to public car park 10mins walk away... More

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Craig M, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to Novotel Edinburgh Centre. I am glad you had a good stay with us and we have noted your comments about breakfast, which we have since addressed. Kind regards, More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
29 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel with lovely warm pool to relax in at the end of the day. We warned though, hotel is on one side of the city which involves a steep walk back from town after you have been out or take a bus! Breakfast was lovely.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you had a good stay with us and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, More

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Address: 80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Edinburgh Centre 4*
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Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel Edinburgh
Accor Edinburgh Centre
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#4 Green Hotel in Edinburgh #50 Business Hotel in Edinburgh #51 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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The Novotel Edinburgh Centre is an AA rated 4 star hotel in the centre of Edinburgh. Perfect for a holiday in the Scottish capital, close to Edinburgh Castle and the lively Grassmarket Area, 10 min walk from Princes Street shopping and the Royal Mile. The famous Arthurs Seat is 15 min walk away and Edinburgh International Airport 15 min drive. Relax with friends or family and enjoy Elements Restaurant and Bar, 24 hour room service, indoor pool, sauna, steam room, gym and whirlpool. Limited pay parking. Complimentary WiFi available. ... more   less 
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