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Kenneth Mackenzie

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7 Richmond Place, Edinburgh EH8 9ST, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #123 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
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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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Fareham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A party of a 69, 76 and 94 year olds, we had four double flights of stairs to climb daily. A daily dread. Nothing on the website about the fact there is no lift. Morning and evening noisy shuttling of a fork lift truck at a storage/warehouse behind the building. Good points, room and en suite were at an acceptable... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Keep in mind hotel prices during the fringe skyrocket. Kenneth Mackenzie is basic accommodation but you get a double bed, ensuite, solid wifi, tele and a cooked breakfast which is no-frills but all you need. The guy at check in was friendly. Coin laundry on site. Great location walking distance to the Royal Mile and all the main fringe venues.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the website I booked through, I thought I was getting a run of the mill three star hotel. When I arrived I discovered a converted set of buildings that appear to have been student halls. However, I've just stayed the weekend in actual halls at Nottingham University and they're much more modern and comfortable than this. The furniture is... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alright, so clearly if you are looking into this place you want to save money but still have a decent location. In this case this is an excellent choice. My room was very clean, it had a comfortable bed and it was warm (rather important in Edinburgh). It had a kettle and tea which was very welcome indeed. Now, it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

No flaws. It's a decent b&b with a comfy bed and a great breakfast. I didn't care that the furniture was old or outdated or that the room was small. Wifi was fast and steady, the bed was comfy (not big, but two people fit nicely there) and the breakfast was amazing: fresh fruits, yoghurt, pastries, cooked food. Yum! If... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed for a night in July 2014, while on a quick stop in Edinburgh. Staff were professional and service was good. Our room was on ground level with view towards the back yard building site. The shared bed was at maximum 140 cm wide, so might be somewhat uncomfortable if you're used to more space with your partner. No... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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Address: 7 Richmond Place, Edinburgh EH8 9ST, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kenneth Mackenzie 3*
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Kenneth Mackenzie Suite Edinburgh
Kenneth Mackenzie Suite Hotel Edinburgh
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