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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thankfully we only spent 7 hours in this hotel and we were asleep for 6 of those. We checked in late after a great afternoon and early evening in Edinburgh. Parking in the side streets is free over the weekends (see there is at least one positive) We charged up our electronics braved the bathroom and went out into the... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Bed bugs crawling over you...enjoy your next 3 weeks with typical bite paths. Breakfast was more than twice as expensive as in a near cafe and really nothing. It's quite rude to run a hotel like this.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Nothing could have prepared us for our arrival to OR. The exterior looked impressive but that disappeared once you crossed the threshold. Unfinished paintwork. Tired furniture, carpets uneven and loose especially across the door threshold. Our room, no plug in sink, lights not working, beds hardly made, after inspecting the cleanliness gave up after seeing what was viewed between the... More 

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1 Thank Kath P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The OR Hotel is a great hotel for exploring Edinburgh for a short break. The hotel itself is located at the end of the Haymarket almost at Murrayfield. This location is great for watching the Rugby of catching a concert. The hotel itself has great size rooms and very helpful staff. The breakfast is a good cold buffet and staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

What a great experience. Friendly staff (thank you John) and what a beautiful room. Made our stay in Edinburgh memorable. Well worth a visit, fantastic price and we will definitely be back for another visit. Corrie & Alex

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Thank Corrie B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The Stuff is very friendly. The rooms are big enough (if you book as suite u will have 3 rooms) and the siutes have a nice view. Bus stop is in Front of the hotel. You can catch a bus to the airport nearby. The room was relativley clean for UK Standards. In comparision to Germany a catastrophe.

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Thank Richard C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is a very good location if you are planning to do site seeing, the bus stop only a few steps away, station and also bars and restaurants. The staff is very helpful and can give you a lot of information on restaurant and best way to experience Edinburgh. Rooms are clean and spacious and continental breakfast is served every... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Really sweet hotel with very friendly staff, conveniently placed only 5 minutes walk from Haymarket station, or a 30 second walk from Wester Coates bus stop where the Airlink bus stops. Good value and nice breakfast, would definitely go again.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Really pleased I found this hotel. The location in excellent, 10 min walk to Haymarket with its restaurants, bars and railway station. On main bus link to the Airport and Zoo. The staff were extremely helpful and welcoming. My room was spacious, clean and quiet. A new carpet and new mattress on the bed would make a great improvement but... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stayed here to go to the rugby back in May, and loved it. The room rate was very competitive, the rooms was spacious and clean (not perfect decor wise, but it had charm), and the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. We will return next time we re going to Murrayfield!

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Original Raj Hotel

Address: 6 West Coates, Edinburgh EH12 5JG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $55 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Original Raj Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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