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“Amazing, Will Be Back!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Kildonan Lodge Hotel
Ranked #10 of 150 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Darlington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Amazing, Will Be Back!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

We stayed at Kildonan in room 5 on July 22nd. Amazing are the only words to describe our stay. We dropped our car off and went to pay our room before we checked in early morning of our stay, we were greeted by a lovely lady only too happy to help. We later returned to check in and the gentleman was also lovely. We were then guided to our room, as soon as I stepped in I was ecstatic as it was gorgeous and we had also been given a complimentary bottle of Prosecco for our engagement weekend. The room was fresh, modern, clean as was the bathroom. There is also comp sherry and shortbread, though we didn't oblige! The room was on the ground floor, prefect for our car as its right outside and easy to carry our bags in. We didn't get to sample the bar or restaurant as we had been out all day. But our stay was fantastic, the staff are so helpful. I can't wait to come back.
Thank you so much!

Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

Lovely hotel, great service with friendly and helpful staff.. Highly recommended

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 73_paul
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2012 via mobile

Warm family welcome; beautiful 4 poster bed and super bathroom. All the service of a larger hotel but Much more friendly. And lovely Scottish breakfast included.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Drdavidwr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

Friendly staff, great service and nice and cosy rooms. Definitely be back again!

  • Stayed April 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Katy_denmark
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United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2012

The hotel is very well place, being easy to get to when coming from outside Edinburgh and with good on-site parking - which is a real bonus. It's also easy to get to the centre of Edinburgh either by taxi or bus, which removes all the hassle of fighting through city centre traffic and finding somewhere to park, as the hotel are happy for you to leave your car at the hotel during the day. The only thing to highlight is that the entrance to the car park is not that obvious and can easily be missed when first arriving at the hotel.

The hotel itself is a very gracious Victorian villa, full of character and charm with stylish and comfortable rooms. The gardens and grounds were well groomed and maintained. All the staff were friendly and polite and the breakfast was very enjoyable. The whole stay was very pleasurable and was good value for money, particularly when compared to other hotels in Edinburgh. For either business trip or leisure break this hotel is highly recommended.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Channelhopper30
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, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review, July 5, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

We are glad that you found us to be in a good location. The Edinburgh buses are fantastic as they are so regular and you can get one from right outside the hotel. We are also glad that you enjoyed the breakfast and found the staff friendly and polite.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Kildonan Lodge hotel in the future.
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Walsall, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

Everything about our stay was perfect. The staff were friendly and very obliging. The room was lovely, spotlessly clean and the beds very comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast and we found the location of the hotel perfect for getting into Edinburgh either on foot or by bus. We would highly recommend.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Silver_lady_m
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Pitea, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

A verry good hotel with serviceminded emploees. The rooms is beautiful. Not that far from Edinburgh downtown center with alot of restaurangs and shops. The bus stops right outside the hotel, but we walked to downtown, took just around 25 minuts (no stress). The onely thing we can say that isn't superpositive is that the windows are verry big and if the weather is good the rooms will be quite warm.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Kildonan Lodge Hotel

Property: Kildonan Lodge Hotel
Address: 27 Craigmillar Park | Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5PE, Scotland
Phone Number:
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#15 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#21 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kildonan Lodge Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kildonan Lodge is an elegant Victorian 4* small hotel located close to Edinburgh city centre, only 1.5 miles from Princes St with frequent bus services opposite the hotel. It offers individually designed ensuite bedrooms, free wireless internet access, private car parking, full Scottish breakfasts, Mathew's Restaurant, honesty bar and a warm and friendly atmosphere. Romantic four poster beds and spa baths are also available to compliment any special occasion. ... more   less 
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