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Grassmarket Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   94 - 96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JR, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Culver City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room and the bed were very small, but everything was clean and new. The location is perfect for visiting the Castle and the Royal Mile. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I will stay there again.

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Dumbarton, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel has loads of character from the comic book decor to the Tunnocks treats in the room. The room was small but spotlessly clean and everything that I needed was provided. Helpful staff and nothing was a bother to them. The location in the Old Town is perfect for site seeing and exploring its history. I would book again... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent position in the heart of Edinburgh perfect for the fringe or the tattoo with a collection of cafes restaurants and pubs on the doorstep. We had a quiet room in spite of the non stop night life close by. Room size is limited by the age of the building but had an excellent spacious shower en suite

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just left the grassmarket hotel (sad face!) after a 2 night stay for our first Edinburgh fringe! This little gem of a hotel is fab right in the heart of the action. The rooms are funky and the little extras are very welcome on a late return to your room! The staff can't do enough for you ( thanks Mel... More

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

Hi Kate b. I was so pleased when I logged on this morning to check how we were doing on Tripadvisor and I read your review based on your recent stay with us here at the Grassmarket Hotel. Im delighted you liked our quirky style and design whilst the complimentary extra's that were waiting for you in your room, I'm... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed here for the tattoo. Originally booked for my daughters who are fringe addicts they could not go. We loved the Grassmarket which was buzzing. Staff were great. It all seemed a bit random but in keeping with the decor.Only criticism the sizeof the towel which were tiny even for two little old ladies

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

Hello izzzie. Thank you for your review on your recent visit to Edinburgh and stay with us here at the Grassmarket Hotel. It's such a shame your Daughters couldn't make it to see the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival but great that you got the chance to visit instead. The Grassmarket is such a great place to be at this time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a brief over nighter on way to holidays. Will definitely come back! Loved all the attention to detail. Beds were super comfy Great shower Didn't bother us at all but not for those wanting a quiet stay - right in the middle of the fun! It was festival time too. Great service Our children loved the... More

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

Hello Madcharlie. Thank you very much for taking the time to submit your review on the Grassmarket Hotel and your recent stay with us, it's always great to receive our guests feedback on how we're doing and your experiences. It's great to hear that you had a comfortable nights sleep in our beds and that our Water-Fall showers were to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great hotel. We came to visit the festival and stayed in a triple room. The Dandy wallpaper and large mugs for tea gave it a friendly and quirky feel. The rooms were quiet despite its location and the staff were friendly, welcoming and helpful. Definitely would recommend.

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Hi MattHanson. It's great to hear your feedback of your recent stay with us here at the Grassmarket Hotel, thank you for taking the time to share this. 'Dandy place to stay' - I've got to agree with you on that one, we certainly are different whilst I'm pleased to say that our quirky design and feel goes down very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I (the grandparents) took our two grandsons, 18 and 16 to visit Scotland from Houston Tx. The location was perfect, the atmosphere was great. So much activity going on, it was a bit noisy in the evenings but we were there during the Tattoo so this was not unexpected. Loved the funky rooms, the wallpapers were of... More

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

Hello Galveston75. Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your review based on your recent stay with us here at the Grassmarket Hotel, we love to hear our guests feedback. I fully agree, our location in the heart of the City is great, there's so much to do and see and with the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival... More

Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very central location for Festival and restaurants. Very modern boutique hotel with clever stark modern design. The shape of the toilet seat is very strange and I believe is not good. Otherwise the plumbing was excellent. A pity that one has to eat breakfast in the adjoining Irish pub which I guess owns the hotel but is not so clean... More

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

Hello 113Marion Thank you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent visit to the Grassmarket Hotel, we really do appreciate all of our guests feedback, whether positive or not. I'm delighted you loved our quirky design, we certainly are different. Our location is great, underneath Edinburgh Castle in the heart of Edinburgh's famous tourist district, there... More

London, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, daughters and I stayed at this hotel last week during the Edinburgh festival. We extended our stay and that tells you all that you need to know. Sure it's small. Sure it's quirky. Sure we are fortunate enough to get to stay in the best 5 star hotels around the world but we stumbled on this unusual place... More

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

Hello Vincent B. Thank you so very much for your review in regards to your stay here at the Grassmarket Hotel, I am grateful you took the time to let us know your thoughts as we really appreciate all of our guests feedback. Gabriella and Andrea are delighted with your comments whilst I am very lucky to have them as... 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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