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One Royal Circus

1 Royal Circus, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Ranked #83 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Great owners, fantastic breakfast! New, clean bathrooms, big room, perfect location. Better than a lot of hotels. Unfortunatelly the gym room wasn´t available but apart from that everything else worked out really fine

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

What a great little find. It's an entire Georgian house and very chic it is too. It's different. You have the run of the place (kitchen inc) and it really works. It's not a hotel (remember that! No RS) and it's def not a b&b - but It genuinely feels like you are staying as a privileged guest of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We loved our stay at One Royal Circus. We had one of the rooms on the top floor with a nice view over the Circus. It was huge and well appointed. Breakfast was great and there were lovely little touches such as Nespresso machines in the rooms and also in the communal areas. It was really like spending the weekend... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Our first visit to Edinburgh was amazing and One Royal Circus played a very important part in it.The location is central within walking distance of most major tourists attractions.This B&B is a beautiful townhouse ,beautifully decorated,comfortable but yet elegant.We had a suite on the top floor looking over the park.Loved it!! The owners have hired a young woman "Christina"from Spain... More 

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Camp Lejeune, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

So sorry that I didn't write this sooner but at least I'm writing now! This was the most amazing place to stay. We spend 17 days in Scotland choosing One Royal Circus as our final stay. My husband was deployed to Iraq at the time and we met here for his R&R. Our room was quite, comfortable and romantic. Jo... More 

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Fife, Scotland
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I cannot rave enough about our experience of One Royal Circus. In fact I will be....as soon as I have some photos to upload I will put them here. Oh how I wish I had a home like ORC - it is quite stunning! we booked ORC for the family party to prepare for our daughter's wedding on Sunday 6th... More 

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San Carlos, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

One Royal Circle in Edinburgh, Scotland is an elegant home in a lovely location in the heart of the city. Within a short walk of the home we were at great restaurants, good shopping, the historically fascinating Edinburgh Castle, and many other points of interest. Our greeting was warm and informative about the home and the city of Edinburgh. Afternoon... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We spent one night in this wonderful Georgian townhouse and didn't want to leave! On entering 'One Royal Circus' you instantly know that you have arrived somewhere super-cool, relaxed and chic. The entrance hall is spacious and welcoming, with the kitchen and a pool room/library acting as adjoining rooms and a beautiful, inviting, winding staircase leading up to the first... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This was a spectacular find! We booked out all the rooms for friends who were in town for a wedding. I ran into the owners a few years later, randomly, and they are just lovely!!! I highly recommend this hotel. You'll adore all the little secret decorations!! Enjoy!!!

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Florence, Italy
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14 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I have to see I tend to prefer b&b to hotels because they have their own character and uniqueness ... and this place certainly does!!! The entrance door looks like the one of a private house, as soon as I walked through I could tell everything was designed by an architect. As a matter of fact the owner is an... More 

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