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Hotel Ceilidh-Donia

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14 - 16 Marchhall Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 5HL, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dundee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights in January and wish we could have stayed longer. Room was great. Breakfast was great. Annette was lovely and couldnt do enough for us. Great advice on places to eat, transport, etc. We will defintely be back!

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

Short, Sweet and very Complete, thank you. P.s looks like enough space is left for one of my shortest Poems.. When I here my Children Call ! ? Then I know that that is ALL More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

booked for 2 nights via last minute as attending the Scotland England 6 nations rugby match at murrayfield. Cost was £55 per night including breakfast for a single en suite room. The welcome was very warm - the owners gave out a map with a lot of useful info. The hotel was spotless, the room was modern warm, lovely shower/... More 

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

A Hidden Gem, well this Guest certainly has given us a Little Sparkler of a review, tee hee hee, thank you for that, sometimes when we work seven days a week we forgett what day or week-end it is but it is reviews like this one that keeps us and the Staff trying to achieve a good Holiday Stay for... More 

Bristol
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Booked this place for 4 nights in January, deliberately selected so I wasn't on top of everything and couldn't have picked better. I walk as much as possible and it took me about 20 minutes to get right into town, by bus it's about half that and the public transport is efficient and cheap so excellent if you have luggage... More 

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

Home Run Hospitality, gives me a warm feeling inside to know that is what this Guest thought of our Hotel and Staff and great to know that all the renovations works we have carried out over our 13yrs here are noticed, all our rooms in the Hotel and Bar Lounge areas have completely brand new Cornice Works which I believe... More 

Hilversum, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

This is a very good hotel to stay in your visit to Edinburgh. A family run business, it has a special atmosphere. When checking in I found out that the internet would not work at the room because the socket was broken and Alex kindly moved me to another room where I could use the service without troubles. The rooms,... More 

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

This Guests refers to our special atmosphere I can only suppose it is my 15 Year Old Bowmore Whisky that I like and serve, tee hee heee, seriously it is fantastic when we are thought of like that because we are just being typically Scottish. The one thing that we do like to offer our Guests is a Two Hour... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

From our early AM arrival from the overnight train from London my boyfriend & I were warmly welcomed by the staff at the Ceilidh-Donia by not only having our room ready but also treated us to breakfast before falling asleep in our room. Breakfast by far, was the best number of hot selections I have seen in a good while,... More 

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

When Guests arrive after a very early start in the morning and arrive at the Hotel looking a bit jaded it really is a pleasure to offer food or drink to help revive them as i know when i travel these things are not always supplied or available. The great thing about running your own Wee Hotel is that you... More 

Alnwick, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

I am a father of two from Northumberland and i was recommended by a friend to stay at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia. I have stayed in some nice, hospitable hotels in Edinburgh with my wife and family previously and was more than happy to take this recommendation. The staff were extremely welcoming and helpful and made my wife and I's romantic weekend... More 

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

I thank this reviewer for his generous comments about the Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, when Father's and Mothers have time to get away for a treat we hope that our Wee Hotel can help them to relax into a great break and very glad to see that they enjoyed the walk into our beautiful City of Edinburgh.. Maxx.. More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

I would recommend this hotel to my family and friends. I came across this hotel after arriving in Edinburgh after a 36 hour long hall trip from Australia. I found the owner of this hotel to be very polite and extremely helpful. The rooms were clean and surprisingly big and the double bed was comfortable and cosy. The bus stop... More 

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

I thank this Guest for their thoughtful review, having just come back from a short trip to London, 4-00am Taxi, Plane, Train, Tube and then a decent walk to our Hotel arriving at 9-00am and then feeling totaly whacked, to then be told we could not go to our rooms for another 4 hours or even get a Beer as... More 

aberdeen
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I cannot put into words how highly i would recommend this hotel. I booked this as a surprise for my girlfriends birthday based on reports i read on Tripadvisor and i was not disappointed! I had wanted to do something special for my girlfriends birthday and suggested breakfast in bed, the hotel was more then accommodating with this, which contributed... More 

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

Ah the Birthday Girl, Annette and I are delighted it all went well with the little surprises her Partner had in store for her visit especially Breakfast in Bed, cant get better than that really after a good night out and a cozy long Sleep In and also great to know they like Arthurs Seat my favourite part of Edinburgh.... More 

kent uk
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

My husband took me away as a surprise 40th birthday and couldn't of choosen a nicer place to stay,the staff were friendly,hotel decorated lovely and our room was warm and cosey with everything you need and the choice and set out for breakfast was great.Not too far to travel into the city of Edinburgh short bus journey away!

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

Annette and I are always Smiley when a Guests writes a lovely review especially when they came on a Surprise trip so everything would be so fresh in their thoughts as the enjoyed their Trip. Warm Friendly and Cosey with a great breakie and a wonderful Bus service, thank you.. Maxx.. More 

Kent, England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

My wife and I booked a three-night stay at the Ceilidh-Donia Hotel over New Year on the basis of Trip Advisor reviews and definitely made an excellent choice. On arrival we were met by Max, who along with Annette run this lovely small hotel with great efficiency. They are ably assisted by their beautiful dog Ceilidh whose presence adds to... More 

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WarriorPoet55, Owner at Hotel Ceilidh-Donia, responded to this review

The great thing about running a Small Family Hotel is that their is usually one of us at reception to meet our new Guests, I love it as it is the cheapest way to see the World, meeting folks from all over and especially at Hogmanay (New Year) when they hopefully enjoyed one of the best nights anywhere in the... More 

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