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Royal Overseas League

100 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AB , Scotland
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had stayed here on the night of Good Friday and had booked the room 2-3 weeks in advance and chose this property specifically because of its proximity to the royal mile and a view of the castle. I checked in at around 10:00 PM. In fact, I had put in a request to be given a room with a... More 

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very impressed wth is hotel as had booked it. Or locatin on a discount site. The view off he castle is imp impressive the proximate you to all tourist at attractions, , public transport and restaurants is excellent. the tram for the airport drops you almost directly in front of the location. Breakfast coices above avg for hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great hotel! We had a wonderful, big room, with the greatest view. Very Clean, GREAT staff. So friendly and helpful, and always with a big smile. The breakfast were very good, with fantastic service. In sweden, we are not used to be served breakfast at the table. Great location. We couln´t be more pleased. Greetings, Karin and Christer from... More 

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Childer Thornton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I belong to the ROSL club in London ant it is very good so I decided to use their facilities in Edinburgh and the experience was really satisfying. The club is very well positioned, 5 minutes walk from the train station, on the main shopping street. From there, you can walk to the museums, such the National Gallery and the... More 

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Huddersfield West Yorkshire
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights Bed & Breakfast. The breakfast was first class with a good menu. Our room was at the front 3rd floor. Room 2 and overlooking the Castle. It was our Wedding Anniversary so we had Evening Dinner on one night. It was first class. If you ask for this room and a light sleeper you... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This hotel is in a great location right in the middle of Princes St, we had a room at the front of the hotel and although it was a little noisy at night, the fantastic view of Edinburgh Castle made up for it! The room was quite small but was very clean and comfortable, the bathroom had new shower fittings.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Hotel was in perfect location for exp!oring Edinburgh on foot. The hotel is right in the middle of all the shops which is great and we had a room at the back of the hotel so there was no noise from road. Room was great, big with TV, sofa, free tea and coffee, comfy bed. Breakfast was fab spoilt for... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The most convenient location to explore the wonderful city of Edinburgh. A very pleasant hotel that I was not aware of previously but now would most certainly stay here again. The large room was very clean and comfortably furnished. We had a rear facing room so no view but considering the centre of the city very peaceful. The breakfast was... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is in an amazing location in the middle of princes street. Our room had a view of the castle which was an added bonus. The room was a good size and the it was quite a traditional style hotel. Tea and coffee facilities (always good!) and it was clean. The food was also really good at breakfast. Fresh... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Couldn't ask for a better location right in the middle of Princess St and only a stones throw from the train station. Breakfast is all freshly cooked to order, a wide selection to choose from and can't be faulted. Staff were so helpful and knowledgeable on anything that was asked. We had room 1 which is at the back so... More 

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street is only half one, since buildings only line one side. But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views are from Princes Street as a result. From here you look onto expansive and decorative public gardens beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look the other way, as they’re concerned with chain store shopping or catching the tram or a train at main train station Waverley. But it’s not all utility here; the Scottish National Gallery rewards purposeless wandering, and December’s huge winter market in the gardens begins a season of revelry which ends with Hogmanay, Britain’s largest New Year’s street party.


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