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Royal Commonwealth Pool

Open Now: 5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Something for everyone

Keeping fit and gyms come and go but one place that’s always been present in Edinburgh is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
neilrenton01
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Visited mainly for the Aquadash inflatable assault course with my 11 year old goddaughter; she... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2019
debs_white
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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21 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 5BB, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Keeping fit and gyms come and go but one place that’s always been present in Edinburgh is here. There’s pretty much something for everyone. A massive swimming pool, an area for diving boards, a pool for younger swimmers and a gym with various work out...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 6, 2019

Visited mainly for the Aquadash inflatable assault course with my 11 year old goddaughter; she loved this, but agreed that there were far too many people in the session. From the bookings website, they seem to book up to 45 people per session. This meant...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank debs_white
Reviewed February 24, 2019

I have been visiting the commonwealth pool for many years as it is the best place to have a proper swim. I was impressed this morning with Alex who really did go the "extra mile" in service. Friendly, helpful, positive and absolutely charming. What a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tanys P
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Went in for a look when we were in the area parking is round the back you need a token from reception to get out at the barrier but parking is free .We were very impressed at the size of the pool with a diving...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank craigluscar
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Excellent place for a swim, 50 metre pool available most of the week. check first as occasionally its 25 metres. Staff are very helpful, cant comment on cafe as not eaten there.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Still are very good place to enjoy a swim and a good gym . The canteen could be a bit better but staff are nice enough . Auqa splash of great fun for all ages

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tamthetamer
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

excellent place for a swim as a visitor. On this occasion the pool was set for 50 metres. Worth checking the timetable online if necessary or worried about what's on. The pool was not crowded and could swim comfortably. It might just have been my...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hashtagstringvest
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Good swimming pool and soft play facilities.Weekly visitor as my child attends classes here. Cafe is awful. Staff disorganised, hot breakfast food is reheated from frozen, bland and tasteless. Coffee not the best.condiments are cheap and nasty. Overall opinion don’t bother with food if you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gizmo1690
Reviewed October 10, 2018

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Most of the staff are great, really friendly and helpful. However management is absolutely terrible, don't trust them! GYM: You can do everything you need to do at the gym, but there are some staple pieces of gear missing. The gym is uncomfortably...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 505timo
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

What an excellent refurbishment job on this public facility. Clean changing rooms and good showers....

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from neilrenton01 | Reviewed this property |
Its really good for swimming. There’s a lot on so I’d check with the pool for the days you’re planning on going with your sons. They don’t have slides but they do have an Aquadash thing which is like an inflatable obstacle... More
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