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Royal Overseas League

3.5 of 5 Specialty Hotel   |   100 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AB , Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #52 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't know why this hotel is ranked 49th in trip advisor Edinburgh Hotels. We stayed for 2 nights, one night before and one after coming back from Isle of Skye. Stayed in September & room was very hot. there is no AC, opened the window & there was so much noise that it felt that we were sleeping on the... More

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Shanghai, China
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in best location. Princess street. You could find foods and shopping all easily. And our room could see castle directly from the windows. The room is clean. Good enough. Not luscious. There is free wireless as well. My family have 2 good night sleep. We lived on the 5th. Floor. The elevator goes up to 4th. Maximum.... More

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Buckhaven, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got 2 nights midweek in this VERY Central hotel. Right in the middle of Princes Street in Edinburgh 20 rooms and recently refurbished but still has the feel of a comfortable sitting room. Very friendly staff. The view from the Bar and the restaurant of the Castle and the Gardens is amazing. Our room was at the rear (18) and... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I joined a colleague here for two days. The rooms are very pleasant with great views of the Castle and Princes Street Gardens and the tattoo's fireworks. Breakfast which is included in the price includes a range of choices. The fantastic "Edinburgh Grill", kippers or the usual international breakfasts. Reception staff are most helpful at suggesting restaurants and activities. Would... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Reasonably priced hotel about 100m from the main train station, nothing special but good location, you get a great view of Edinburgh Castle from the restaurant, clean and largish rooms. Its run by a very old British colonial style organisation, jacket in the restaurant and all that

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very accommodating staff, comfortable rooms and an amazing view of the castle from both the bedroom and bathroom. With the window open at night we could even clearly hear all the music from the tattoo. Conveniently located along public transport lines and within walking distance of major attractions

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights in August which is a very busy time for Edinburgh due to the fringe and Military Tattoo. Prices reflect this as we paid nearly 500 pound for 3 nights (average price around this time of year) Arrived early afternoon to leave our bags in the lobby as could check in from 3pm. Reception staff very... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for just one night and were very impressed with the view from our room - the Ramsay suite I believe. Fantastic view of the castle The place overall is clean and tidy - perfectly acceptable but if your room doesn't have a great view it's not going to blow you away - other than the very central location.... More

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was actually our second stay at this hotel. On our first visit we did not have a very good experience and we contacted the manager about this. We received an apology and also an invite back to stay again which we took up. We could not fault it the second time round. All of the staff where very friendly,... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed for one night with another couple. The hotel is in the centre of Edinburgh and a comfortable walk from the station. Rooms were clean, comfortable and tidy. Breakfast was really enjoyable. All staff were helpful. We would certainly use again.

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Address: 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AB , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Royal Overseas League 3.5*
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