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The Edinburgh Townhouse

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38 North Castle St., Edinburgh EH2 3BN, Scotland
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Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have a good room with nice decoration. And have a good location, near with princess street, where there are many shopping shops. But the heater in the room off when night and on when day. They should change the rolling time for the heater. So when we sleep at night not too cold / freezing especially at winter. The reception... More 

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Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an old building, that it is charming and kind of cool but also means: five floors of old stairs, you need to carry everything to a least the third floor where reception is. I was very surprise to found out, once I was installed for the night that I was sharing a bathroom!!, because it was only one... More 

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

Thank you for your review, We are glad you enjoyed your stay . I must point out that we only have two rooms that share a bathrom the rest off the rooms are en-suite, This was the room type you booked and on arrival we could not change you to en-suite as we were fully book. We only put the... More 

London
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paid £45 a night for three nights so not bad on price. Bed was comfortable and spacious room was tidied each day, though the bed is on wheels so shifted a lot during certain activities. Came with a freeview TV. Close to shops and not far from tourist spots. But cold at nights (turns off automatically I think) and didn't... More 

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Turin, Italy
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a beautiful time in The Edinburgh Townhouse! The staff was always kind and available and the room was small but cozy and clean. The hotel is close to the centre of the town and there's a nearby bus-stop when you arrive from the airport Hope to return very soon !!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The location was absolutely fabulous: In the middle of everything, in the "new town" part of Edinburgh. The room--yes somewhat small, but I don't consider that a big deal especially given the beautiful Georgian building it is in, plus it had awesomely super-high ceiling--was very tastefully decorated: quality curtains, Gustav Klimt reproduction hanging on the wall, lovely bedding, and bathroom... More 

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El Vendrell, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Positive points: Excellent situation, very good trate, I mean kidness and small details Negative points: Too many stairs withouth lift for senior women carring luggage. I missed some facilities : none wardrobe, no one drawer, no one place to sit, no small table beside the bed where to keep the smartphone or some things you can need at night, no... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We enjoyed our stay. They were very welcoming, the room was lovely and clean, and I'm sure the bedding and towels must have been new they were so luxurious. The Town House is in an excellent location close to the shops, Christmas market, pubs etc but not so close that it's really busy outside. There are a few stairs to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Just as all the reviews state the hotel was lovely! The three flights of stairs to get to reception wasn't an issue at all, burned a few more calories as we were on the top floor (a further 2 flights!) but expected with this type of building. The room was lovely and quaint so glad we paid money here rather... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Mistakes made by receptionist cost me money. Management even worse...the answer was " sorry a receptionist made a mistake " however I still have to pay for the room When tried to solve the problem friendly with the manager... all she was doing was shouting trying to walk to get rid of me even I was the right one" end... More 

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

Thank You for posting your concerns, however we are unable to track your booking to follow up on procedure due to the lack of information. We do not pride ourselves on negative feedback and would like to understand more of your experience. My staff are all very experienced in working with visitors to the house and have no recollection of... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Everything was fine in my stay in Edinburgh townhouse! Location is near to the city (about 15-20mins walking distance). The guy who helps us with check in is really nice to talk to. Just a minor problem with the distracting noice from the construction, but I guess they can't do anything about that. And the reception is at 3rd floor,... More 

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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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