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Novotel Edinburgh Centre

4.0 of 5 80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE, Scotland
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

Booked for a couple of nights in half term to explore Edinburgh with the kids.The rooms were clean & comfortable,the staff really helpful even when under pressure at a busy breakfast service and I found the location of the hotel great.

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an executive room and found it very clean spacious and well appointed. I particularity liked the large comfortable bed, the Nespresso machine and complimentary water. The towels were large and fluffy and the shower was good . Having a separate toilet and wash-room is good design. The staff were friendly and food was available late at night when... More 

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redcar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Second time I've used this hotel and when I return to Edinburgh again I'll use it again. Excellent value, great breakfast, friendly staff, handy underground car park, good location. Perfectly acceptable room.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A reasonable hotel with some pressing issues, the rooms are clean and tidy but very cramp and the bath room is bordering on being ridicules for the size! they clearly scrimp on the loo role which is something like from a 1960s school absolutely awful. Breakfast was totally chaotic but in fairness was nice but the brown and tomato ketchup... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had to cancel first weekend booked here but the hotel was great at letting me rearrange despite it being a prepaid basis. The room was very comfortable, enough room with the double bed and sofa bed made up. Asked for a quiet room which we were given, had no problem with outside noise, we were overlooking an inner courtyard area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for two nights on business, having not stayed here for a couple of years. Good value for the location (near the Grassmarket), spotlessly clean and comfortable rooms. Good buffet breakfast with plenty of choice, both hot and cold food. The hotel was full when I visited (half term) but rooms remained quiet despite the through-traffic. Rooms seem... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large family group including adults, teenagers & children. 2 night stay with breakfast. Perfectly adequate & great value for money. Everyone enjoyed the stay, pool is small but serves its purpose ( perhaps a little too much chlorine the only concern). Lovely buffet style breakfast with enough choice & volume to serve everyone's taste. Waiting and reception staff very efficient... More 

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

Thank you for your kind comments and compliments – I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon hopefully. Kind regards, Craig Munro. More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed over night, rooms very clean and good standard. Breakfast fantastic great choice. Only one slight pro was the venue. Not great for disabled and you need to be of reasonable mobility to walk over the bridge to Princess Street . Otherwise perfect location. Would stay again.

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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. Craig Munro. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 2 nights at the Novotel, it was very reasonably priced. The girl on reception when we arrived was extremely pleasant. The rooms and large and well equipped: Large Smart TV, Iron, Hair Dryer, Ipod dock etc. The bathroom was great, had a bath and separate shower, and it was exceptionally clean. The pool and jacuzzi area was small... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. I am glad that you had an excellent stay. We treat all of our comments with the utmost seriousness and we will be investigating the room service matter accordingly. Kind regards,Craig Munro. More 

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Address: 80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Edinburgh Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 180
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Also Known As:
Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel Edinburgh
Accor Edinburgh Centre
Edinburgh Novotel
Novotel Edinburgh Centre Scotland
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#5 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#48 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#50 Business Hotel in Edinburgh

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