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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 #135 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Due to lack of availability in Edinburgh with the Tattoo and Fringe festival I booked this hotel. The location is one of it's redeeming features located near to Haymarket railway station. The building itself was quite grand in it's day but unfortunately that day has long since gone. The spiral staircase no lift would be a bit of a problem... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ended up here by mistake during festival week, lulled by the name and google streetview - DON'T think it is the Ritz group that has taken over the Hilton, it isn't. It's one of the myriad of also-ran hotels you can find in any big city. Is it "Terrible" one star? No, it deserves two, just about, but reading reviews... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel last May 2014. I was surprised they don't have elevators to get to the second floor when we got 3 big bags and some stuffs to bring upstairs although staffs are willing to help to carry the bags. When we get to the room, it was so old, small, worn out and carpet is filthy.... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

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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20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

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 July 4, 2014

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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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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