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“Perfect location” 4 of 5 bubbles
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The Dunstane Hotel
Ranked #13 of 150 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Basildon
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6 hotel reviews
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“Perfect location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

We have just spent three enjoyable days at this hotel. It is in a great location to explore Edinburgh. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. We had a lovely room with a four poster bed and everything we needed. We couldn't fault the hotel at all and hope to stay again at the end of the year. Many thanks.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank lizzyjoy
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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review, May 1, 2013
Hello there

Thank you for your remarks on your stay with us. You are correct the four poster rooms do add that little bit of extra luxury to your special stay away! I look forward to welcoming you again at the end of the year.

Thanks

Samantha
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful hotel with friendly and warm staff.
We stayed overnight in their deluxe four poster room , amazing room and great sleep.
Located on main road but far enough away not to be disturbed.
Easy access for city centre.
Full scottish breakfast in the morning to round off fantastic birthday treat.
Hotel has old fashioned glamour and yet modern looking, worth a view.
I would return again.

  • Stayed April 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

Myself and a colleague had two night stay during the week. The room, breakfast etc were excellent and the staff even better, nothing was too much bother for them, they even advised us on where to go for meals and entertainment whilst in Edinburgh.
We shall return

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 294MichaelG294
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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review, May 1, 2013
Hello there

Thank you so much for leaving your comments about your stay here. I am so pleased you had a good time and that the staff did all they can for you. We do try to deliver excellent customer service through your stay to make your trip as easy as possible for you. I hope to welcome you again soon.

Thanks
Samantha Wright
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

Stayed this week for 3 nights in room 3.Superb rooms ,excellent food,wonderful friendly staff,A perfect choice and location to explore Edinborough.I cannot fault this place a truly excellent experience.We are looking to return early December.Thank you all for our stay.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank victoriarhb
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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review, May 1, 2013
Hello there

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay. I am so pleased the hotel was up to your standards and I look forward to welcoming you again in December.

Kind Regards

Samantha Wright
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Ludlow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

We had a fab weekend here, the room, the service and the food were all excellent. Would stay again. We came to celebrate our anniversary and the staff were so helpful.
Edinburgh is a wonderful city and the hotel is well placed to visit just about everywhere

Room Tip: The four poster bedroom was wonderful
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Cherry S
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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2013

What a great Place, Fantastic Food & Staff! All the furnishing are very luxurious that makes your stay feel even more special. You can walk into Princess Street or to Edinburgh Castle or catch a quick taxi ride into town.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Colleen C
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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review, May 1, 2013
Hi there

Thanks so much for your lovely comments (especially the title!) that is what we aim for!

We look forward to welcoming you again in the future!

Samantha
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

The title to this says it all. This is a great hotel. The staff are friendly and welcoming. The location is great, the building and its interior and furnishings are first class.

So my quibbles are just that but would uprate/update the experience for only a small effort. A hair dryer in the room is not a luxury at this level. I would consider replacing the unsightly trouser press with more versatile ironing kit, which could be stowed unobtrusively. However, the largest gripe is on the breakfast (however pleasantly served). Breakfasts must be cooked to order - pre-cooking and holding items will at least reduce their enjoyment and may, as happened to my wife, make elements inedible.

However, as I say, this is an excellent hotel and I would be delighted to return on my next visit to "Auld Reekie"!!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mikemackey52
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Property: The Dunstane Hotel
Address: 4 West Coates & 5 Hampton Terrace | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5JD, Scotland (Formerly Dunstane House Hotel)
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#12 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#17 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#29 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dunstane Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Dunstane dates all the way back to 1852 to a design of William Playfair, one of Edinburgh's most famous architects. Now a boutique hotel privately-owned and managed by Derek and Shirley Mowat, each of our bedrooms offers a fresh take on country house charm. You can look forward to restful nights in four-poster beds with subtle accents of current style. Or stretch out king-size and enjoy all the period details and in-room features. ... more   less 
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