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Links Hotel
Ranked #112 of 147 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Duluth, Minnesota
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“wonderful staff”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

A very large group of us stayed at the Links for our family reunion, the rooms were very updated, spacious and clean. It was in an easy location to get around the city by bus, or even walking distance to many places. There were plenty of common areas for my family to gather and visit with each other, a bar, library and two different rooms to eat in, this was great as there were 15+ rooms of us staying there and we needed space. The staff were so accommodating to all of our needs and always had a smile on their face, they were honorary members of our family reunion. I highly recommend this hotel for the price, accommodations, location and the incredible staff.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Jackie F, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Good Morning!

Thanks you so much for the review. The whole staff group are a real credit to the hotel. They work incredibly hard and it's fantastic to get this positive feedback!

We had a fantastic time with your family and have recieved lovely emails and cards of thanks. It was a very special ocassion and we feel honoured to have been part of it.

I will pass your comments to the team.

Best Wishes

Jackie Fergus
General Manager
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

Not a bad little hotel within walking distance of Princes Street.
I booked for a night and wouldn't usually stay in a 3* as i tend toward 5* usually however hotel rooms in Edinburgh seemed scarce for the weekend and I wasn't prepared to shell out £800 for a night in one.


The hotel looked like it had had a refurba couple of years ago. The room was well thought out with plug sockets next to the bed for charging your phone (something many hotels make you treck across the room to do) there was plenty of space for getting around the room and the shower room was an excellent size. The room had a lovely view as the hotel overlooks a park. Staff were very friendly especially the general manager. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a night or two in Edinburgh. Only niggle was that there was a big gap at the bottom of the bedroom door so there was lots of noise.. I was in room 204 if mgmt are reading. Also the doors in general were loud slamming doors which reverberated around the room early in the morning.. a simple hydraulic door slowing system would help solve this problem.

Hope the review helps both the hotel and the people looking to stay!

  • Stayed September 2013
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Jackie F, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Good Afternoon!

Thanks for the review. We really appreciate your feedback.

The hotel was refurbed just over 2 years ago and we're delighted with the rooms and the hotel as a whole.
We do feel very lucky to work in such a beautiful location and views from our rooms are fantastic.
I shall look into the gap in room 204 and see how we can improve this.

Thanks again for your positive words.

Kind Regards

Jackie Fergus
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

We struggled to find quality accommodation at a reasonable price in the centre of Edinburgh during Festival time. We ended up at the Links which turned out to be very good but quite expensive. The room we had was large and well equipped and modern. The breakfast was excellent and the location was exactly where we wanted to be. There is also street parking for free after 6pm (subject to space of course). All in all, good accommodation but far from cheap.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Jackie F, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Good Morning!

Thanks for your review.

We are very happy with the size and quality of our rooms and It's fantastic to hear that you had a good stay.
I shall pass you comments on to our breakfast team, they will be delighted.

Thanks again for your feedback.

Best Wishes

Jackie Fergus
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Perkinston MS
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Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We had a family reunion here and took most of the rooms. The staff went out of their way to make us all happy and were so friendly and helpful. The hotel was near the buses and had a great view of the park across the street walking distance to castle

  • Stayed August 2013
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Jackie F, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Good Afternoon!

Thank you ever so much for your lovely review!

We had a fantastic time with your family. It was lots of fun and we have had beautiful cards and emails from all over America, Canada and Scotland.
The staff and myself are still chatting about the reunion and what a wonderful ocassion it was. We feel very honoured to have been part of it.

We hope to see you soon.

Kind Regards

Jackie Fergus

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

We were at the Links Hotel for a Family Reunion - our host family suggested the Links and what a great choice it was.
The amenities were a bit scarce, but I always bring my own, so this did not bother us at all.
The Staff....well, they were excellent. There was nothing they said 'no' to!
Especially Jackie! You Rock Girl!
We would definitely choose the Links Hotel again!

Room Tip: Bring your own shampoo/condition - oh, and a face cloth, if you use one!
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

Having arranged for some of our relatives to stay at the hotel, I have to say that all of them were delighted with the standard of accommodation and were blown away with the commitment of service shown by all the staff.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Jackie F, General Manager at Links Hotel, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Good Morning!

Thanks you very much for your positive review.

The team work very hard and will really appreciate your kind words. They are very committed and this shows in their service, food and the standards of our rooms. We really enjoyed meeting your family and have had lovely feedback.

We hope to see you soon.

Kind Regards

Jackie Fergus
General Manager
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

I came across this hotel after a long trip to the Edinburgh bike shop. After a lovely and well priced lunch , my partner and I decided to stay at the hotel for the evening. There was a lovely, sunny vibe and the room itself was immaculate. A nice , short walk to the old town was welcomed after a week of cycling. Sunday breakfast was tasty and watching the antics in the meadows the next morning was more enjoyable than the festival shows we saw! Definitely visit again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Links Hotel
Address: 4 Alvanley Terrace | Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh EH9 1DU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Southside & Holyrood , Bruntsfield
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Links Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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