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Novotel Edinburgh Centre

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80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Has a lovely trip to Edinburgh after Christmas 2011. The facilities were good, with usual clean standard associated with Novotel. Tea & Coffee and Hair Dryer in room. Great location to walk down to the Grassmarket and up to the beautiful castle. I think is in fact a nice area (location wise) than Princess Street if you aren't going to... More 

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Cmunro96, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your thoughts on here. I’m glad you enjoyed your visit, and I hope we can welcome you back very soon. Kind regards, Marc Pichot More 

Beccles, UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

The Novotel Edinburgh Centre is a perfectly good hotel, located close to the city centre, New Town and Castle. We've stayed here twice now, and it's an entirely reasonable Novotel - modern and efficient without any major faults. We've not driven either time, coming by train instead - a 20 minute walk to the station which is fine - so... More 

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Cmunro96, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

I’m very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Marc Pichot More 

Lincoln
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

We ran an event for 25 clients here and found the business rooms to be very good. We would have liked to have stayed here the night before the event but when we tried to add room bookings to our event booking the hotel tried to charge us a higher rate than was available on their normal web site. I... More 

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Cmunro96, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

We at the Novotel Edinburgh Centre very much appreciate all your thoughts. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and having noted all your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Marc Pichot More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

We had a night at this hotel as a treat while going out for dinner in Edinburgh and had a really good experience. The staff on the desk were very helpful and really knowledgeable about the area making good recommendations. Breakfast was busy but we didn't need to queue and the food set us up for the day. The room... More 

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Cmunro96, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

My team and I very much appreciate your kind words, and we’re glad to have been a part of your visit. . We look forward to welcoming you back at Novotel Edinburgh Centre. Kind regards, Marc Pichot More 

lancashire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Stayed for two nights, hotel was clean , comfortable and well designed. Good location ten minutes walk from Princes street.

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Many thanks for posting your comments. We appreciate all feedback very much and the team and I look forward to welcoming you back at Novotel Edinburgh Centre. Kind regards, Marc Pichot More 

Dublin, Ireland
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17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Stayed in Novotel with my wife for 3 nights and I enjoyed every minute of Edinburgh. Novotel is in a perfect location, 2 minutes walk from the bustling grassmarket, 5 minutes from Edinburgh castle and approx 15 mins to princes st. Hotel was fantastic in general, clean, very friendly staff who couldn't do enough for us. The leisure centre is... More 

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Cmunro96, General Manager at Novotel Edinburgh Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for the positive comments, I’m happy we were able to make your stay with us so enjoyable. I hope we can welcome you back to Novotel Edinburgh Centre again very soon. Kind regards, Marc Pichot More 

Glasgow
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

My mum and I stayed here courtesy of a Groupon deal. The hotel is a 10 minute stroll from the Grassmarket which has an array of pubs and restaurants. We just wanted a night away to unwind and this is what we got. Our twin room was spacious, clean. The only oddity was the toilet was seperate from the bathroom... More 

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We at Novotel Edinburgh Centre very much appreciate all your thoughts. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and having noted all your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Marc Pichot More 

Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Stayed her with my boyfriend in December, I wasn't that impressed with the hotel, there was mould on the shower tiles. Breakfast was nice but at a price of £13 each, I'd recommend the little cafe around the corner.

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I’m so sorry that you were disappointed by your experience saying with us at Novotel Edinburgh Centre. I appreciate the feedback and rest assured that we take all comments very seriously. Kind regards, Marc Pichot More 

New City, NY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Stayed one night on a weekend visit. Clean, good location, and very nice pool, sauna, hot tub facilities. Would recommend.

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So glad you had an enjoyable time at Novotel Edinburgh Centre! We very much appreciate the feedback and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Marc Pichot More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Stayed here with the Mrs in summer 2010 and I can't be well pleased this hotel enough. It was our first time to Edinburgh so the location is perfect as most of the places we wanted to see were just a walking distance. The Mrs likes shopping so most of the time we were going to Princes Road where most... More 

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Thank you very much for taking the time to post your thoughts on here. I’m glad you enjoyed your visit, and I hope we can welcome you back to Novotel Edinburgh Centre very soon. Kind regards, Marc Pichot More 

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.

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