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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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19 helpful votes 19 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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Winnipeg, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Spent 3 nights here. Beautiful view. Room was small but comfortable. A little expensive but the breakfast was included and the location was perfect. Directly across the street to Princes Gardens and about 2 blocks to Old Town. Rose St. was one over for all the bars and restaurants. Would stay here again. The staff were wonderful and very helpful.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Was very pleased with this little hotel tucked away in between the big shops on princes Street. I stayed in the Ramsay suite which looked out at Edinburgh Castle - stunning view and great location- food very good too!

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This hotel was right on Princes Street and had a view of the castle. Rooms were clean and basic. Breakfast was great and was included. There was painting going on in the hallways but it really was no problem. I would return.

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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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