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G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here to watch a show and had a drink first in the downstairs bar. The cabaret show was brilliant. Staff are friendly and the hotel has been modernised since we last visited. Location towards the top of the Royal Mile near the castle is great.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this hotel for a relaxing night away and did not disappoint. On arrival to the hotel greeted by friendly concierge then given welcome gin and tonic whilst checking in - great touch! Room cleanliness good, breakfast buffet offer very nice and all staff through hotel friendly and helpful.

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Thank airmiles86
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited Edinburgh for Edinburgh international festival. The hotel's location was perfect. Every event was within walkable distance and the hotel itself was very elegan in design and also its room was comfy and spacious. However, it staffs got me trouble. When I checked in, its staff ask me for registering its membership card (carlson membership) so that I could... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stay here very often for business so this is long overdue. The GV was originally one of The Missoni Hotels. The decor is whimsical yet elegantly classy, from lobby, to dining areas to rooms. I love this place. The rooms are much different than anywhere else I stay for business. Lots of color, floor to ceiling windows and ready... More 

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Thank MichelleLo2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

modern hotel in the middle of the old town. spacious rooms especially for a city hotel. staff very friendly and helpful. tasty cocktails at the hotel bar.many sights in walking distance: castle, royal mile, princess street.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb hotel. Very clean and spacious rooms. Polite and attentive staff. Breakfast was ideal with a large selection both hot and cold foods. Wonderful bar area. The hotel is a perfect location for many shops and bars. Not too far to walk from main tram station of Waverley. A note of advice: Take a slightly longer stroll up the winding... More 

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Rehoboth Beach
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at many 5 star hotels over the years of our travel, but must say this time I found the hotel not worth the price. We paid close to $600 US per night for a room that had the most inconvenient arrangement. It had a table at one end with NO lighting near it all so in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 4th time staying at the hotel during the Festival. It's a classy place but its also fairly expensive, but the location is great so I'm not one to grumble - until this trip. For the past three years they have always given me a room at the very very end of the hotel and facing the Royal... More 

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James A, Front Office Manager at G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear WilliamAllen54, Please accept my sincere and profuse apologies that your returning stay did not live up to your past experiences at G&V and thus has prompted you to write a review online. I am truly sorry that we got your room allocation so wrong and that your morning was affected by the unexpected fire evacuation. I would like the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights with my partner in Oct 2015. Excellent location, right on the Royal Mile. Very modern, comfortable, and clean hotel. Staff were very friendly, professional, and accommodating. Would stay again. Bathroom especially was of a high standard.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do I start, well how about asking how this hotel can be considered to be 5 star? We were a party of 25 business people who had booked the higher rated signature rooms on a b&b basis. 2 of the party were allocated disabled rooms. 2 tiny drawers and hanging facilities resulting in tops, casual shirts and underwear, etc.... More 

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Established as one of Scotland’s most stylish five star hotels, G&V Hotel is known for warm, friendly, five star hospitality tailored to the individual. As part of the Quorvus Collection, G&V Royal Mile Hotel is a new generation of luxury combining contemporary design, a warm welcome and Scottish character. All 136 rooms and suites come with complimentary internet, newspapers and Nespresso coffee and tea. Each room includes rain showers, generous bath products, LCD TV with iPod and laptop connections, luxurious bathrobes and slippers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh

Address: 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1AD, Scotland (Formerly Hotel Missoni)
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Cowgate
Price Range: $202 - $586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh 5*
Number of rooms: 136
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#5 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#19 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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