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The Grassmarket Hotel is the perfect choice for work and play, and is centrally located moments from the best attractions Edinburgh has to offer including Edinburgh Castle and the historic Royal Mile. If you like to unwind after a hard day in quirky stylish surroundings, you won’t be disappointed. Our designs bring a distinctive and fresh flavour to the Edinburgh hotel market whilst incorporating traditional Scottish twists, with a few surprises along the way! The hotel hasguestrooms, ranging from cosy (single room), comfy (standard twin/double) and comfy plus (triple or 4 singles) all complete with rainfall style showers. Can’t cope without your iPod? Pop it in our dock & kick back in sound proofed rooms. Each bedroom has a large flat screen plasma TV. Oh and if that wasn’t enough to keep you occupied, we also have free Wi-Fi. New to the city? All rooms have wall sized magnetic map that will point you in the right direction and air conditioning as standard.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
195Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
122Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
Neighborhood
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to stay very central. Easy access to old town. Walk or bus to new town. Good for food and nightlife. Staff were helpful and efficient. Rooms were clean and comfortable.Breakfast in house or use small eateries just outsideMore

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi Happytraveller1357 Thank you so much for the fantastic review about your recent stay with us here in Edinburgh! It is fantastic to hear your positive experience especially with our staff, comfy rooms and our superb location. We hope you made the most of your...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my friend/Business partner stayed at the hotel over the weekend for our Christmas party. The location was great, lots of busy pubs and nice little restaurants. The staff where very helpful and the styling of the hotel was really cool. My only negative...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi 568alisonf Thank you so much for the fantastic review about your recent stay with us here in Edinburgh! It is fantastic to hear your positive experience especially with our staff and superb location. We hope you made the most of your stay here. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel in a busy area- lots to do and see. Even though the hotel was at the top of Grassmarket- a street full of bars, hotels and restaurants, our room was quiet- no doubt due to good double glazing. Lots of fun touches in...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Grant F, Thank you for this 5 star review of your recent stay with us! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time here, especially our central location surrounded by many lovely bars and restaurants. It's great to know that you also loved...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking distance to things to do around in the old town, not far to walk to the new town. Nice staff. Only thing I would say that wasn't very impressive was that the room wasn't very carefully cleaned under the bed where you where suppose...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 70michelleo
Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi 70michelleo Thank you for your time to leave this lovely review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our central location and found our staff nice! We are sorry to know that you had a problem with cleanliness of the room as our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice amount of detail in room although I paid the extra for a ‘comfy double’ which was 2 singles pushed together which pushed apart when you slept on them, small bathroom, walls are very thin so heard the guy next door snoring on the first...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lucyc3010, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our central location close to the Royal Mile, and found our rooms to be well facilitated. I am sorry to read about...More

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lizamil
April 8, 2017|
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Response from 64manager | Property representative |
Hi lizamil, Unfortunately we do not have a gym or any work out facilities within the hotel. There are lots of yoga cafes in Edinburgh though, please email us directly if you would like some recommendations. The... More
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rmgreen22
March 8, 2017|
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Hi rmgreen22, there is no fridges in the bedrooms at Grassmarket Hotel. You can certainly request ice buckets however from reception.
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Nan B
March 2, 2017|
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Hi Nan B! Yes we do have a lift in the hotel, however this only reaches one side of our building. The other side is accessed by the lift to the 1st floor and then stairs. Should you require full elevator access for your... More
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"Ask for a proper double bed if they have them."
Lucyc3010
2 weeks ago
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"We upgraded to a larger room. Can't imagine how small the other rooms would be. Ours was pretty basic."
Nmpegan
Nov 2, 2018
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"Room 316 is wheelchair accessible. "
AlyInTheCity
Oct 23, 2018
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"Book directly with them! If a better room is available, they might be able to upgrade you."
hannahr802
Oct 23, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$83 - $324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghOld Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
42
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