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Grassmarket Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   94 - 96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JR, Scotland
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vira Gambarogno, Ticino, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a good Hotel, in a central position, with nice staff and with a super breakfast! I was in Edinburgh for the Royal Tattoo and the hotel is in one of the best location for this event, the Edinburgh Castle (and other interesting places) is really near.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff was very pleasant, friendly, and helpful. Was travelling with two other friends and the room we had was fitted with three single beds. This worked out great. I thought the room was plenty spacious for our needs. The bathroom was roomy. Beds were comfortable. Room and bathroom were clean. The location was supreme. Can't wait to go back!

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monkey_pye
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved it here. We were right at the top and the room was gorgeous. Only complaints were a rug would have been nice - and there was space for a comfy chair too. The blue lights from the windows is annoying at nighttime as it means it's never dark properly but overall I'd heartily recommend this hotel.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A fab hotel in a great location for the nightlife but also easy to walk to the town. Lovely, quirky rooms, fab bathroom and shower. Amazing breakfast delivered to our room and friendly staff. We'll be back!

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Pisa, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Looking for two rooms because the previous hotel was full for my second night, I was very lucky to find it! With its central position, very close to the Royal Mile and the Edinburgh Castle, it is perfect for your journey in the capital. It is in the Grassmarket where you can find several pubs and bistro. Minimalist and bright... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came at the hottest time to Edinburgh:during the edfringe and eif festivals. Initially we were not satisfied with the room (much too small) and the appliances (wifi and safe were not working properly), but since we came for a 8 day stay we dared to ask to change the room and we were fortunate to be moved to another... More

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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best feature of hotel room was the bathroom. Decor is nonconformist, not pleasing. Building and room smelled dank, or old. Breakfast should be included for the $400 a night rip off. For such an old hotel and strange features this hotel should not command the rates charged.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My camp this year for the annual pilgrimage to the Festival fringe and lots of stand-up. So, a week where you might not be spending much time in the room, but need a very handy central base without paying the extortionate prices that the City demands at Festival time - Grassmarket hotel is a very good bet. A boutique hotel... More

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norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I stayed here a couple of days after the fringe festival late August 2014. I booked the hotel because I loved the way it sold itself and the way the quirky rooms stood out from the other boring hotel rooms everyone finds themselves stuck in. I did have some reservations after reading the negative reviews on trip... More

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Central E, General Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this review

Hi ady_mills, Thank you so much for your review, I must say it was a pleasure this morning to log onto TripAdvisor and read your comments. I'm so pleased you found our rooms to be 'quirky' and yes I agree, they certainly are different from other properties available within the city. It's good to be different whilst I'm also pleased... More

Leyland, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I usually stay away in bland hotels for business purposes, but this was a weekend away with my wife. From the moment we walked through the door there was a "Difference" to this Hotel. The Staff were welcoming helpful and friendly, The Decor... Bright and very different.. but also well thought out .. From the Dandy Cartoon Wallpaper to the... More

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Central E, General Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon 2CQREngineer. Thank you for taking a moment to submit your review based on your recent visit to the Grassmarket Hotel, we really do appreciate all of our guests comments and feedback as we continue to improve. I'm absolutely delighted that the welcome you received upon your arrival was memorable, we love welcoming new and returning guests to our... More

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Address: 94 - 96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JR, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Grassmarket Hotel 3*
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The newly refurbished Grassmarket Hotel is the perfect choice for work and play, and is centrally located only a 2 minute walk from the famous Royal Mile, 10 minute walk from the Edinburgh International Conference Centre and moments from the best attractions Edinburgh has to offer including Edinburgh Castle and the historic Royal Mile. If you like to unwind after a hard day in quirky stylish surroundings, you won’t be disappointed. Our designs bring a distinctive and fresh flavour to the Edinburgh hotel market whilst incorporating traditional Scottish twists, with a few surprises along the way! The hotel has newly refurbished guestrooms, ranging from Cosy (single room), Comfy(standard twin/double) and Comfy Plus (triple or 4 singles) all complete with rainfall style showers. Can’t cope without your iPod? Pop it in our dock & kick back in sound proofed rooms. Each bedroom has a large flat screen plasma TV. Oh and if that wasn’t enough to keep you occupied, we also have free Wi-Fi. New to the city? All rooms have wall sized magnetic map that will point you in the right direction and air conditioning as standard. ... more   less 
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