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Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Lower Gilmore Bank | on Union Canal, Edinburgh EH3 9QP, Scotland
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Ranked #67 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham
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77 reviews 77 reviews
57 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located about 30 mins walk from Waverley station, apartments are aimed at longer stay professionals. It felt I was embedded in a student commune but perfectly adequate. Facilities ok but more 3* - curtains didn't really fit and temperature control was just by radiator in the room. Only stayed for a night so a bit of a gaff, buying food... More

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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid (in advance) £1239 for 3 nights in what was described as a luxury three-bedroomed penthouse, No.37.(This was not during the Festival) Check in on a Sunday was between 3.00 and 5.00 pm but at 4.40 when we arrived the apartment was not ready and as there was nowhere to wait we were sent to a cafe, (the receptionist... More

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Fountain_Court, Reception Manager at Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2, responded to this review

Thank your for your review of your recent stay during The Commonwealth Games. There were failings with regard to the general Housekeeping and Maintenance which were immediately addressed. As you will appreciate we cannot control the views of the surrounding area. I did try to contact you and your husband leaving messages on both your mobiles on the day you... More

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What we needed for the festival as a family with a teenage daughter. Spacious and very comfortable apartments within a 15 minute walk of the centre of town. Beds were very comfortable (not too firm as per previous reviews) and the apartments have clearly not been constrained by space as per most hotels. Top tip stay on the higher floors... More

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Fountain_Court, Fountain Court team at Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review you have given to our EQ2 apartments, it is great to see you found many positive aspects including the bed, location and the space which we do feel gives more benefits than a hotel. We certainly look forward to welcoming you on future visits to Edinburgh. Best regards Colin Mackay Fountain Court team. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Modern clean and well fitted out. Lovely location overlooking canal basin and 10 minute walk to centre of town. Staff were very helpful and having secure parking was a big plus. There were up to 6 people staying from 16 to 80+ and everyone found it comfortable and convenient.

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Fountain_Court, Fountain Court team at Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review you have given to our EQ2 apartments it is always good to see our guests having such positive experiences during their stay, Edinburgh Quay certainly is a fantastic location for our apartments. We look forward to welcoming you on your next trip to Edinburgh. Best regards Colin Mackay Fountain Court team. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stayed in Flat 25 on the top floor and it was a lovely 3 bedroom 2 bath apartment. The flat was clean, roomy and well organized. We were 2 adults and 2 teenagers. The kids were able to have their own room. Two bedrooms had balcony access. The kitchen is very large and well equipped except there was no... More

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Fountain_Court, Fountain Court team at Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review you have given to our EQ2 apartments it is always great to hear about our guests positive experiences and its good that you went to see Rosslyn Chapel. We certainly look forward to welcoming you again in future. Best regards Colin Mackay More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We arrived in Edinburgh on 28th July 14 for 4 nights for a family trip (spend one day at the Glasgow Games). I wouldn't rate these apartments 5* but they are more 3* and very expensive. The exterior décor of the apartments was awful and needs a good paint and clean but I have to say the interior served most... More

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Fountain_Court, Fountain Court team at Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2, responded to this review

Thank you for the review you have left our EQ2 apartments, we are currently looking into updating the exterior decor. We do not try and disguise the cost of parking and this rate we feel is fair and far below what is charged by the city of Edinburgh. Unfortunately on this occasion some aspects were below the standards that our... More

Walnut Creek
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Last week we rented two three bedroom apartments for a family reunion trip to Edinburgh. The units were light, airy and beautiful, and one had a view of the Castle . Apartment staff was helpful and efficient, I highly recommend these large comfortable apartments to any family looking for an apartment in Edinburgh.Our units were on the higher floors. We... More

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Fountain_Court, Fountain Court team at Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review you have left our EQ2 apartments, it is always great to hear our guests having such positive experience with us. The views on a sunny day of the castle are fantastic from our apartments and it is good that you were able to experience this . We certainly look forward to welcoming you and... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed here in Februaray 2014. Very Spacious 2 bed apartment with 1 large bathroom and 1 en suite. It really was a home from home with everything you would need.The apartments can be quite tired in places and I noted that the door looked as though it had been forced open previously. EQ2 are lovely location overlooking the canal... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

We were a family of 6 and rented the 3 bedroom apartment for 2 nights. The flat was awesome with a great view of the edinburgh castle. Very clean and tidy and had all the facilities that you would need for a service apartment. Tesco express nearby was a great feature with a lot of eating joints nearby. Don't miss... More

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Fountain_Court, Fountain Court team at Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a glowing review of our EQ2 apartments, it is always good to hear about our highly valued guests having a positive experience on their stay with us. It is good to hear that you took advantage of the local cafe's and restaurants in the area which offer great benefits to... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights during the school holidays in a 2 bed apartment. The apartments are clean and basic. The positives - space in the lounge good for families, close to supermarkets and buses across the city, showers ok. Negatives - beds quite uncomfortable, quite stuffy (we were on the ground floor and the windows were locked), slow wifi,... More

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Fountain_Court, Reception Manager at Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I am happy that you and your family enjoyed the space apartment’s offer. We are replacing beds as part of our partial ongoing refurbishment. Please accept my sincere apologies with regard to the complimentary Wi-Fi, we did have a technical issue with our broadband provider which has since been resolved. I look forward to... More

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Address: 1 Lower Gilmore Bank | on Union Canal, Edinburgh EH3 9QP, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Fountain Court Apartments EQ-2 5*
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