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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   11 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh EH12 5LG, Scotland (West End)
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The Lairg
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Ranked #198 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dirty,Dusted,Dirt almost in every corner.Lobby guy is very strange and rude - no quality at all Do not visit this hotel with any of your friends or family... Bad energy from all over the place Terrible!!!

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Beijing, China
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wonder why no one has mentioned the rather strange proprietor/manager (?) of the hotel, this black clad Russian giant who is really quite intimidating at first. Plus he is a man of few words so one doesn't really feel welcomed. Our triple room was quite large for Edinburgh with fancy furniture. The room was on the lower floor, i.e.... More

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North Wales UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the staff were really friendly and went out of there way to be helpful, room was lovely spotlessly clean and fresh towel daily. breakfast was fantastic. Thank you to all the staff for a wonderful stay John and Marion ross

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is lovely. Great price and the room was tasteful considering the age of the hotel. The only thing the shower was very weak . Breakfast was great. Theperson who greeted me spent 10 mins gjvjng me directions and prices etc into town. Would highly recommend this hotel to anyone. Great value and very close to Haymarket train station.... More

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York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great location near Haymarket. Smallest shower room ever, poor quality toiletries. Towels not replaced. Very busy but appears to be run with minimal staff which meant breakfast was rushed. Had been told there was secure parking for bikes but this was down a flight of stairs, neither ideal or convenient. Expensive for what it is but this was probably due... More

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San Diego, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Lairg is two side by side structures built in the beautiful architecture of the time period ... located on a wide cobbled-stone street just a leisurely five minute walk to the train station. We stayed in a first floor room in the back of the building adjacent to the main hotel structure. The room was very large and unique... More

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Behamberg, Niederösterreich, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The Lairg in Edinburgh is a nice hotel. We had a kingsize bed and nice furniture. The only problem could be the parking if one stays longer than just one night. There's no long term parking outside the building. Our room had beautiful furniture and a brand-new big bathroom. The Lairg is within walking distance of Princess Street. The host... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very friendly manager and his family. Spotlessly clean. Excellent breakfast and handy location. For a 3 star hotel this ticked all the right boxes. Large airy room and very little noise. I don't understand some of the comments. If you want 5 star, you need to pay for it. I would recommend this hotel and return in the future. I... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I stayed for a couple of nights to do some house hunting. The single room was perfectly sized and very clean with a big window. Breakfast was really good and the house itself is very traditional with high ceilings, wooden floors and lots of character. The house can be naturally noisy due to its style and age, take ear plugs... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Staff are knowledgeble & anticipate needs. Facilities are clean & cosy with the water heater on the wall in the shower a fascinating insight into ingenuity. The area & the cobblestone roads & repeating Georgian architecture provide a solid foundation to understanding the heritage & history of this part of the city. Traditional Scottish breakfast was a real treat. Many... More

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Address: 11 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh EH12 5LG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lairg 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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