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G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a wonderful one night stay at this quality hotel. The staff were outstanding from start to finish-I could not ask for more-from the reception, to the restaurant, bar- it was amazing. Everyone was warm, friendly, welcoming, amiable. As a guest, they were quick to enquire about and cater to my wants in order to make my stay as... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved my stay at this hotel and my room had a view of the ocean in the distance. I chose this hotel because I wanted to stay in the Old City. Very comfortable and elegant. Minutes walk to Edinburgh Castle and main train station.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chose this hotel for my birthday weekend away and I made a good choice. Fab hotel, large room well furnished with a big bathroom, nicely decorated modern and clean. Breakfast was tasty, all the staff were friendly and helpful. Comfortable bar with really nice unusual menus and yet again beautiful decor and lighting. The hubby didn't find the bed particularly... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were 5 colleagues staying at G&V Royal Mile for 3 days in November, and we all felt lucky that we had chosen this hotel. Located in the heart of Edinburgh on the corner of George IV Bridge and the historic Royal Mile, just minutes walk from Edinburgh Castle. It was a quiet area at Night. Lively at daytime. We... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well located , beautifully appointed , friendly helpful service , tasty Scottish Breakfast area - great bar . We were welcomed with a Gin And Tonic , our rooms were well decorated with everything you need a touch of luxury

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The G&V is a fantastic hotel, one of best we've stayed in however we usually stay at the Glass house at the playhouse which is still our fav in Edinburgh. The location of the G&V is second to none TBH. The room was good and functional nothing special though the service was impeccable the team were really helpful nothing to... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I were booked in here for one night to visit Edinburgh and the Christmas market, from the start at check in the staff were very friendly, polite and smiling. Our room was not ready but we were early and decided to have a drink or two in the bar, I would really recommend this its great for... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just spent a lovely weekend at this fabulous hotel. We arrived early and whilst our room was not ready, our luggage was stored. The hotel is very centrally located. We visited the Christmas markets whilst visiting Edinburgh. The markets were fantastic and definitely got us into the Christmas spirit. The hotel is lovely with modern decor that is... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent 5 nights here in September. The hotel is ideally located; a block from everything, yet quiet. The room and the view were amazing. We had booked one of the deluxe rooms and when we checked in we were told the mini-bar was complimentary. I asked, because I had never experienced this. But true to what... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We used to visit here regularly and decided to go in to see the "new look". It took us 15 minutes to order our drinks despite sitting right beside the bar, and another 10 before they arrived. The staff were very friendly when they did arrive but seemed to spend their whole time crowded round the bookings list at the... More 

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Octavia M, Guest Relations Manager at G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear thebluenosedbear, I am so disappointed to hear of your experience with us, and hope you can accept my apologies. I would ask if you could please get in touch with me either via octavia.morgan@gandvhotel.com or 0131 220 6666, I would really appreciate the chance to speak with you directly regarding this. Kind regards, Octavia Guest Services More 

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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-flavoured 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Established as one of Scotland’s most stylish five star hotels, G&V Hotel is known for warm, friendly, five star hospitality tailored to the individual. As part of the Quorvus Collection, G&V Royal Mile Hotel is a new generation of luxury combining contemporary design, a warm welcome and Scottish character. All 136 rooms and suites come with complimentary internet, newspapers and Nespresso coffee and tea. Each room includes rain showers, generous bath products, LCD TV with iPod and laptop connections, luxurious bathrobes and slippers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh

Address: 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1AD, Scotland (Formerly Hotel Missoni)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Cowgate
Price Range: $223 - $609 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh 5*
Number of rooms: 136
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G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh Scotland
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#4 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#4 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#20 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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