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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked this trip as a surprise for my fiancé's 30th Birthday. The hotel was brilliant and literally 2 minutes from the train station. Our room was lovely, corner room at the front (no.522) The bed was a little dipped in the middle and low to the floor but comfortable enough. All staff were friendly and helpful. I would definitely...

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Aberdeen
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel for a rugby weekend in Edinburgh, the hotel has a great location and the service is really nice. The room was really warm, which I loved it! I was just disappointed about the Room with view, which was nice but really really small!!!!! For the price I have paid I was expecting more!! In addition the...

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were thinking of spending a few days n Edinburgh but hadn't a clue where to stay, so we decided as we were arriving by train into Waverley station we would book in to somewhere local to the station. We booked the motel one- royal, as the reviews were good, and locality was close to the station, Princes street and...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Hotel right in the centre of things. Small, but well laid out rooms with everything you might need. travelled for Christmas markets and this hotel is right beside the main attractions. Edinburgh Dungeons, Ghost tours, Christmas Markets, The Castle and the tour buses are all on your doorstep. The reception staff are very helpful and are happy to answer...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really convenient location, 5 minute walk from Edinburgh-Waverley train station. We were transiting for one night only so booked a cheap room with no view, but it was just what we were looking for -- close to the center of town, clean room, a good night's sleep. Surprisingly quiet for being next to the station. Room comes with hot water...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel. Good size room, comfy bed. Two single duvets. Powerful shower. Reasonably priced drinks in the bar. Pleasant helpful staff. Great chain! Stay every time we are in Edinburgh and will use in other Cities too.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a beautiful room with a view of Edinburgh. The front desk staff was friendly and answered all of our questions with a smile. We would stay here again for sure. Right across the street from train station.

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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a night in this fairly new hotel to stay after a night out. Paid extra for a room with a view - right up Cockburn Street one way and across Waverley station to the Balmoral the other. £94 for a Friday night. Room was spacious and spotless. Low noise levels as was on the 6th floor. Staff on checking...

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back for a third time. Love the rooms and the good nights sleep. Check in staff very helpful and sorted my booking (my fault). Continental breakfast with a large selection choice, not bad coffee from a machine either. I like the small details, espresso cups, eggs that speak for themselves, pear drop hearts sweets at reception, good quality shower products...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner visited Edinburgh and we were immediately impressed with this hotel. The hotel is situated in one of the most perfect locations for the city. Firstly, the hotel is located on the same road as the train station- 3 minute walk tops! The Royal Mile just 5 minutes and the Castle a maximum of 10 minutes !...

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Staying in Princes Street and Gardens

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street is only half one, since buildings only line one side. But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views are from Princes Street as a result. From here you look onto expansive and decorative public gardens beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look the other way, as they’re concerned with chain store shopping or catching the tram or a train at main train station Waverley. But it’s not all utility here; the Scottish National Gallery rewards purposeless wandering, and December’s huge winter market in the gardens begins a season of revelry which ends with Hogmanay, Britain’s largest New Year’s street party.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal has prime position in the hub of the city, on bustling Market Street, a stone’s throw from the Waverley Railway Station and the Royal Mile, close to the shopping strip, main attractions, businesses, and popular nightlife.Based on the concept "Great design for little money" the Motel One brand offers high standards of service and great design for budget conscious guests in city centre locations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

Address: 18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Price Range: $81 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Motel One Edinburgh-Royal 3*
Number of rooms: 208
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“Castle views at back of hotel. Corner rooms are bigger!”
 of 5 bubbles kerri312, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 326 is large and has great views across the city”
 of 5 bubbles j0hnmac1314, 1 week ago | Read review
“For a quiet sleep get a room on floors 5 and above, but this means waiting for the lift or using stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles neptuneuk, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“If you want or need Wi-Fi then DON'T stay at this hotel !”
 of 5 bubbles essextom2016, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Can get a half decent view of new town”
 of 5 bubbles I1353SLrobertb, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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