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The Dunstane Hotel

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#14 of 147 Hotels in Edinburgh
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a really nice time staying in the hotel over the weekend. The hotel and room were stunning and the staff leading up to the stay and during really went that extra mile. I have never written a review previously but happy to about the Dunstane.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Running out of superlatives for this hotel! Despite major refurb going on its fabulous! New rooms restaurant etc have made it even better! The staff literally can't do enough for you! And now Daniel has arrived to pass his cocktail expertise on! Sam your staff are fab! Laura congrats on your 12year service! Caroline sorry we missed you but your...

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much once again for making my day with your review. I am so delighted that you liked everything we have done and I cannot wait to welcome you back to one of the suites! All the best, see you soon Samantha

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a night here in Edinburgh. When we arrived we got a polite greeting and were shown to our room in the building across the street. They have rooms in both buildings and we were somewhat disappointed about being sent into the annex. The secondary building does not have a restaurant or a staffed bar. They call their large...

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Miramar Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a real nice, comfortable room, food was excellent, and staff very attentive and knowledgeable. Location is great for walking to the castle, etc. Would definitely recommend this hotel for personal,Scottish hospitality.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely hotel, staff were very friendly and food excellent...definitely go back for short break and recommend to friends ...good distance from main city either by walking or us/tram , not far from zoo, and rugby stadium

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for your review I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and would recommend us. I look forward to meeting you again next time, Best wishes Samantha

Fernandina Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two nights in this wonderful hotel and wished that we had more time. Room 109 is fabulous. Excellent breakfast and a nice cozy bar to relax in after a day of sight seeing. Good location and a short walk from the train station.

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Wade W Thank you so much for your review, delighted you made the most of our Dunstane Suite - the best room in the house! I do hope you can join us again soon, Best wishes Samantha

Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel for its remarkable price, parking and location at an access road. Style on the offer (in the rooms, bar and restaurant). Know what you book, as the rooms in the byhouse (across the busy street) are smalish). Breakfast and (decent) restaurant in the main house. Free parking. Location not really convenient for visiting the city center.

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your comments, I am sorry you didn't find our location convenient for yourselves. We are just a 15 minute walk to the centre with a frequent bus service just outside and direct links to the station and the airport outside also. We do benefit from a little more...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic Atmosphere after big match in Murrayfield - great outside space to watch the crowds piling back into the City. Pity about the plastic glasses, but I suppose it's to be expected on a busy day

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for your review, we totally agree about the plastic glasses - we wish we didn't have to but unfortunately to allow for the bar outside we have to by law. I do hope this didn't detract too much from your enjoyable rugby day. Best wishes Samantha

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful experience when we stayed at the Dunstane Hotel Edinburgh. The decor throughout the Hotel is second to none. The staff were very friendly and the food was freshly prepared for you. The detail paid to the decor and your comfort was excellent. The rooms were spacious and had large comfortable beds, large TV tea and coffee...

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely start to the day thank you so much for that review. I look forward to meeting you personally next time you stay with us, Best wishes Samantha

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for only one night in Edinburgh and loved our stay at the Dunstane. The freshly renovated hotel was very charming and the room was beautiful, the breakfast great and the stuff was very friendly and helpful. Thank you

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments I am absolutely delighted that we made a memorable one night's stay for you. Hopefully you will come back and see us again soon. Thanks Samantha

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

Additional Information about The Dunstane Hotel

Address: 4 West Coates & 5 Hampton Terrace | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5JD, Scotland (Formerly Dunstane House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $210 - $555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dunstane Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Dunstane Hotel Edinburgh
Dunstane House Hotel
The Dunstane Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#12 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#17 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#29 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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