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Royal Ettrick Hotel

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We booked this hotel a long time before our stay, then reading reviews the closer it got we wondered if we had chose unwisely! Far from it, yes we had a room on the top floor (Room 9), yes it was a hike to our room but so what! Room on the small side, but fit for purpose. Clean, tidy...

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure how to review this hotel. It's in a great location, in a quiet, residential area, and the conservatory dining room is lovely, with a sunny beer garden outside. Car park is very small, but we got the last space, so that was fine. All seemed great until we went to our room. Carts of dirty linen and discarded...

1Thank FJW12
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

26-28 October, 2009 (Mon-Wed). Admittedly, this isn't among the most recent of reviews by a fair margin. On the other hand, I have some extremely detailed notes of a memorable stay in The Royal Ettrick hotel. On 26 October (Monday), I had set out from Bristol for Edinburgh on flight U2 431 (EasyJet) [07:25 pm - 08:40 pm]. From the...

1Thank sumantra_travel
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

I stayed here with my family for a wedding this weekend. We landed lucky as we were in the glorious James suite. We arrived and were greeted by a very pleasant guy who gave us all the necessary information. We couldn't believe our luck when we opened the door to the James suite. It was absolutely spectacular. We ate in...

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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We had a very indifferent meal, but even the poor food was better than the awful service. No one seemed interested in serving us, especially poor was their approach to looking after the 2 toddlers. We will not be going back

1Thank Thomas P
Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Clean spacious room. Good shower. On the top floor so a bit of a climb. Could do with redecorating though. Chipped paintwork, bathroom window with louvered glass in poor condition. TV and tea,coffee making facility. Free WiFi if a bit weak on the top floor. Large double bed but not so comfortable. Check in/out was ok, but minimum interaction from...

1Thank Alexander C
Stranraer, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Beautiful spacious room, spotlessly clean. We had a delicious breakfast with plenty to eat. We walked from our hotel to Edinburgh Castle, around a 20 minute walk. Can't fault our stay in Royal Ettrick, we will be back !

Thank Mhairi W
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Firstly, this place failed in that - apart from the ubiquitous and unappetising school dinner 'macaroni and cheese' on the bar menu - there are no vegetarian choices on the main menu. If you enquire, you will be grunted at and then told the 'chef' MIGHT be able to do you a risotto (no description of type) or veggie burger....

2Thank linzzdg
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Excellent small hotel on western outskirts of Edinburgh. Parking on site, close to bus routes and just 20 mins from Waverley Station. Very good breakfast, set us up for the day. Second time staying here, would certainly have no problem coming back again. Exec bedroom has plenty of room, nice double couch, very tall ceilings and spacious bathroom.

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Got to the hotel only to realise that I'd booked the wrong night. Despite expecting to be turned away, the Duty Manager at the time was extremely helpful in finding us a room. The room itself was absolutely lovely and I would recommend to anyone!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Ettrick Hotel offers 3 star accommodation in Edinburgh within the mature, leafy, Victorian suburbs to the south of Edinburgh city centre. The Hotel provides the perfect getaway from the bustle of Edinburgh whilst still being within walking distance of The Old Town. Whether you're a business traveller looking for corporate accommodation or a family enjoying a fun filled break or family occasion in Edinburgh, you'll receive a warm welcome at The Royal Ettrick Hotel. With free parking in our private car park and ease of access to the Edinburgh bypass any travelling is simple and relaxed. Superb public transport links also service the hotel, with two main bus services into the heart of the city stopping directly in front of the hotel. Guests can also enjoy free WiFi via fibre optic broadband throughout the hotel which is of great benefit to guests and especially for corporate events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Ettrick Hotel

Address: 13 Ettrick Road | Polwarth, Edinburgh EH10 5BJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $105 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Ettrick Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Royal Ettrick Edinburgh
Hotel Royal Ettrick
Royal Ettrick Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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#60 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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