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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been 2 days, and we must you recommend that you shouldn't go here because it's a very dirty hotel, the room had a lot of hairs on the floor, also had a lot of dust for all room. Inside of room we had a exit emergency gate! We had never seen before in a hotel room! The bathroom had... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A basic hotel. Ok. I got an early check in. The Scottish lady was nice. Also the Irish guy from Limerick. One of the days the water was scorching hot to take a shower so had to use the bath instead. Also wifi doesn't work in the rooms. It can only be accessed downstairs in the bar or lobby. Overall... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has to be the worse place i ever stayed in,overly priced and stunk of dogs the minute you walked in. Theres no lift in this hotel and we were located on the top floor. Damp walls shabby curtains and dirt around the bath. Breakfast on weekends was only served till 930 which was continental which we didnt make... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed three nights for Fringe festival. Reading the reviews before our stay we were really concerned but we had a great time. The hotel did not have a bad smell when you walk in as some reviewers say. In fact they had a lovely candle on when we arrived. Our room (2) was huge, great for two girls to have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my mum booked this hotel as we were going to Edinburgh for one night for the fringe. When I saw the room I nearly cried. I was considering just getting the train home and if we had to stay in that room I would have went home. Our room was at the very top of the building, the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The young staff are very friendly and helpful, but it's obvious there aren't enough of them and that they are obviously paid peanuts for working their butts off. The hotel itself is very dated and in need of some TLC and a good spring clean. It has an unpleasant musty smelly throughout. Very good tea and coffee facilities in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Stayed here for one night for the Fringe, knew it would be basic given the price but oh me i did not expect how bad. This has to be the worst place i have ever stayed, had it not been the Fringe and accommodation difficult to find i would have left. The place smells as soon as you enter, it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The staff were very friendly, but weren't very good at cleaning the rooms. Our room hadn't been hoovered, and the duvet didn't even fit the bed. We hoped the room would be hoovered after our first nights stay, but this was not the case. Someone had been in to make the beds and refill the soaps, but only did half... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Keeping in mind this is my first accommodation in Scotland and I'm not sure what the comparitive standards are yet, I guess you get what you pay for. This is cheap and clean and about half an hour's walk from the castle. It is also very near the city tram line. It smells a bit funky at first as it... More 

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

avoid at all costs just spent a night there and couldnt believe it . my husband and i are not hard to please but this place takes the biscuit . the smell that greets you takes your breath away , the carpets are thread bare the wallpaper and paint have not been touched for years . the barman receptionist is... More 

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Staying in West End

Neighborhood Profile
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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Edinburgh Ritz Hotel was originally built as a town house in the 1860s right on the edge of Edinburgh's historic New Town right in the heart of the city. After a spell housing the Scottish Coal Board the building was converted into a boutique Hotel 50 years ago.Every effort has been made to retain the original features, including the beautiful cornices, rose crowns and staircases, whilst simultaneously providing guests with all necessary mod-cons. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ritz Edinburgh

Address: 14-16 Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh EH12 5EG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $66 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ritz Edinburgh 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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Ritz Edinburgh Hotel Edinburgh
Ritz Hotel Edinburgh
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