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Ritz Edinburgh

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   14-16 Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh EH12 5EG, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #134 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here with a friend for two nights in 2013. Hotel clean ,family run but needs updating, was a bit old fashioned. Great location close to shops. Bit of a walk to royal mile but you can easily get a bus. No lifts we were on second floor but they offered to take our bags up for us. Friendly staff... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed here two weeks ago. We were supposed to stay here for 4 nights but could just about cope with one night. The price was extremely expensive around 470 pounds for 4 days and it was not even worth half of that. We booked a superior king room but that is definitely not what we got.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a long decisions as to where to go on holidays with my girlfriend it came to mind to visit Edinburgh due to it been a lovely place and Very Homely. On arrival to the hotel the staff were friendly enough but the shocker came when I walked into my accommodation for the next four nights the room was very... More

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Springfield, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for three nights July 2014. Recommended by a friend, I found the Ritz to be a very nice, reasonably priced hotel with an attentive, pleasant staff (hey, Carlos!). The building is older, and the owners are restoring and updating it in sections over the next months. I just hope they don't remove the wonderful tartan stair carpeting!... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll want to pack light when you stay here, there isn't much room for your luggage. The rugs were fairly well stained. You can tell they spent money on partitioning what were probably nice historic buildings but didn't quite succeed. It's not far from the bus route to/from EDI and thus convenient.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Poor lighting - couldn't read a paper book in bed! Draughty old sash windows and a cold shower with low pressure. Decor doesn't bother me and it wasn't dirty but the place was run down. I've stayed in better hostels for half the price. The nice person on reception told me that all the rooms had tepid trickling showers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I knew from the reviews i shouldnt expect the Ritz. The staff were all young europeans. All were pleasant and always happy to help. I was allowed to store my bags until check in and on the day of check out while i spent my last day sightseeing. The hotel is dated however i liked it. It reminded me of... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is my first time to rate an accommodation poor, but our room was just incredibly run down. Poor bed foe comfy sleep and all the furniture looked worse than something out of a college dorm. The water pressure was terribly low. If we hadn't arrived in late on a flight from Ireland, I'd have canceled and looked for something... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I came to attend a wedding in Edinburgh and stayed at the Ritz, ok it wasn't as good as the name but we weren't expecting anything crazy but the service and staff is what makes this hotel a worth stay any 5 star hotels. Rooms depending on what you choose felt a bit small but have good... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

If you are searching for a small, quaint, european hotel room then this might be for you. But the price makes you feel like you were completely ripped off. The Ritz is the Pitz! This definitely is not what Americans think of when they hear the Ritz. You check in at the bar...at all hours, there are no elevators and... More

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Address: 14-16 Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh EH12 5EG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ritz Edinburgh 3*
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The Edinburgh Ritz Hotel was originally built as a town house in the 1860s right on the edge of Edinburgh's historic New Town right in the heart of the city. After a spell housing the Scottish Coal Board the building was converted into a boutique Hotel 50 years ago.Every effort has been made to retain the original features, including the beautiful cornices, rose crowns and staircases, whilst simultaneously providing guests with all necessary mod-cons. ... more   less 
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