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The Edinburgh Townhouse

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Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location, nice en-suite room. Staff were really helpful with good advice. Room was a decent size and bed was comfortable. Bathroom was small, but fine and the shower worked well. Would certainly come back.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Receptionist warm & helpful. Room clean, tea, coffee & milk topped up' daily! Single room limited wardrobe space but adequate for a long weekend. slightly noisy as busy bar three doors away [my room was on the front]. Not advisable for disable people as you need to climb 3 flights of stairs to arrive at the reception area! situated just... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well, having read some reviews of this place, it seems the majority are from people who thought they were booking a 4 star hotel (at about a quarter of the going rate!). The point is, this is a guesthouse run by some nice people - it's not a Marriott with 24hr reception, 3 restaurants and a glass lift! so now... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good Location Friendly staff Clean hotel Nice room Improvements Bigger bed. If you are someone who turns over a lot when sleeping you couldn't do it without fear of falling out of the bed. Visited for fringe festival which is highly recommended.

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Hayward, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having never been to Scotland before, I thought this was in a good location, but it is only good if you want to be in new town. Most tourist stuff is near to old town which is quite a walk from this place. It was over-priced, bed was uncomfortable, many stairs (especially after walking all day), and shower temperature was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming old flats that have been kept in period but nicely updated. Very centrally located, about 10 min walk from train station and 15 min walk from town center; close to public to transit. Todd and Valerie were accommodating hosts, very helpful with special requests and recommendations. Would definitely stay again!

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A warm welcome was just the beginning. Excellent value, I do not think anybody will be disappointed after a stay there. Cleanliness and overall confort really make the grade. Additionally, the location is perfect: far enough from the Royal Mile and its hubbub , but a ten-minute walk away from it, and Rose Street is just a couple of minutes... More 

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are always delighted to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us here. Our small team work hard to keep great standards and it is so much appreciated that you have taken the time to write it. We look forward to making you most welcome again in the future. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Too expensive for a single en-suite bedroom. Very small but comfortable. No reception desk from 20h to 8h, and no breakfast provided (except for a kettle and some teabags and a biscuit in the room). Steep staircase with no lift.

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, However we are disappointed that you have chosen to air your concerns on a public sight without first bringing them to our attention, whereby we could have given you an understanding of why we are not working for 24 hours every day. Firstly may I point out that we are... More 

Udine, Italy
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the room was comfortable, the staff was very gentle, but the fenster wasn't well isolated, therefore you can hear anything from the noisy street ... until 4 a. m.! It's also a pity that there isn't a lift in the hotel.

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We truly understand your concern raised by the street noise until 4am on that particular evening as it also disturbed myself. This is very unusual and can happen anywhere in the world. We are in a great location in the City Centre, which is just one of the reasons why guests choose to stay with... More 

Barcelona, Spain
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very friendly welcome was just the beginning. The room was in perfect condition: clean, light and quiet at night. The location is perfect: just within a ten-minute walk from the Royal Mile, some two minutes from Princess Street Gardens and just 30 seconds froom...Rose Street!!.

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments...our small team here at the Edinburgh Townhouse always appreciate the feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. More 

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Staying in New Town

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighborhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Edinburgh Town House, Is situated on the 3 rd floor of a Georgian Town House,We do not have an elavator , if you have any issues with stairs the guesthouse will not be suitable. just up from Princess Street. The famous Edinburgh Castle can be seen from the front entrance. This is a charming guesthouse in a superb location. We are walking distance to all the famous landmarks,George street with its restaurants, cafes ,cocktail bars and designer shops are also on our door step.We offer a comfortable room in a lovely townhouse,with free wi-fi.Please come and see for yourself you wont be disapointed. Famous writer Sir Walter Scott was born just across from us. History every were you look. We are a 20 min. drive from Edinburgh airport, 10 mins from the rail station and 10 mins from the bus station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Edinburgh Townhouse

Address: 38 North Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3BN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: $63 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Edinburgh Townhouse 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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