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Kenneth Mackenzie

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7 Richmond Place, Edinburgh EH8 9ST, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #123 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a student dorm type accommodation and as such is a no frills experience. It is unfortunate that there is no lift so it is a serious climb of 8 flights of stairs to get to your room. However,all the other important stuff is right...the room is clean and comfortable, the service is friendly and the location is perfect.... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel twice before, the latest in Sept 2012. Amazing location not far from central train station and nice hill views. It was close to the RCS and also a conference site. Scottish breakfast is awesome and I never missed it during my stays. I would recommend this place although the price is a little bit high.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was basic but very acceptable. There was some building work and construction underway but the disruption was purely aesthetic - sleep quality was very good. The setting is excellent though and 1 min walk from stunning views. I would highlight that the staff were excellent - very friendly and accommodating. The breakfast is also very good. Give yourself... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I recently traveled to Edinburgh with my boyfriend and this place was just what we were looking for. Friendly and helpful staff (shout out to our server at breakfast who gave us great recommendations for restaurants and things to do in the city), great location close to old town and the train station, and awesome breakfast. My only complaint was... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Perfect location with walking distanse to all the sights - such as The Royal Mile, The Castle, New town, Old town and spectacular Arthurs seat. Friendly staff, unecpectedly good breakfast, nice and clean. Nothing fancy - but absolutely approved. Good value for the money. :-)

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Great location, breakfast and friendly staff. I'm a light sleeper so only thing I'd say is that it can get quite noisy on a Saturday night (great for party go-ers but unfortunately not why I was there).

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I revisited the Kenneth Mackenzie as it had been so convenient on my previous trip to Edinburgh. From the location it is so easy to access any part of the city centre and only about a 10-15 minute walk to the Waverly Station. Also if you are visiting the George Square university campus it is a couple of blocks from... More

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Unless you take great pride in staying at sub-par lodging, thinking you're getting a great deal, I'd pass on Kenneth Mackenzie. You're not getting that great of a deal. This place is okay ... it's clean, the location is good --just a 10 minute walk from the Royal Mile and Waverly train station, and the breakfast was good. But the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Stayed for two nights. Room very clean and relatively comfortable but there was a distinct feel of uni halls remaining here. Rooms and en-suite could do with modernisation and upgrading. Breakfast was the highlight with a lovely selection of cooked and cold produce to choose from.

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

I was invited to Edinburgh to work with the University so I wasn't paying. They booked me into the Kenneth Mackenzie. It is a good basic hotel. It is not fancy, but it is does a good job. The breakfast was good and the people serving it were friendly. The room was not luxurious, but it had everything I needed.... More

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Address: 7 Richmond Place, Edinburgh EH8 9ST, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Kenneth Mackenzie 2*
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Kenneth Mackenzie Suite Edinburgh
Kenneth Mackenzie Suite Hotel Edinburgh
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Our bed and breakfast accommodation at Richmond Place is close to all of Edinburgh's main tourist attractions, including the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle, so you will find it easy to see the sights during your stay. All 20 double and 20 single rooms have en-suite facilities, TV, Telephone, chargeable internet access and tea/coffee-making facilities. ... more   less 
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