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24 Royal Terrace

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Arlington
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The hotel is small, and located a bit away from the old town and new town areas. In summer it would be a fine walk, but in the cold it seemed a bit out of the way. I had a single room, which was very small but efficiently organized with everything I needed for a short stay. It had a...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. Thank you for your feedback; we'll attend to any issues as soon as possible so that next time you stay with us it will be more comfortable. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Quirky art, spacious quiet rooms, not overrun by tourists, great location, amazing bar with cocktails, equally good breakfast - what more could you possibly ask for? Oh yeah, incredibly friendly and helpful staff that will go out of their way to ensure you have a fantastic stay.

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review; I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stayed here for one night for work.. a flying visit... but I must say the Young Romanian lass was and is a pure credit to the Hotel.so polite and friendly Wona I think she is called.. And the Night Guy was great too..Working part time in the trade myself and having stayed at many hotels this ranks as one of...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that you enjoyed it it if only for a quick visit. I'll certainly share your comments with the team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Arbroath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was my first visit to this hotel and thought it was fantastic. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The suite was amazing and had everything you could ask for. The breakfast was excellent. It is within walking distance of everything but there are bus stops just down the hill opposite the hotel. I cannot fault this hotel, loved...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; we hugely appreciate your positive comments. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This hotel exceeded exceptions. The staff are warm, helpful and friendly. It is located in the new town on the royal terrace. Not far if you want to climb Arthurs seat. I could not fault this hotel. I have stayed at hotels 4 x the price which do not have the attention to detail or class that 24 Royal Terrace...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here during the weekend of the 11th of November, we were kindly greeted having arrived before our check in time where the receptionist took our bags so we could explore the sights close by before check in. We stayed in room 14 which was at the top of the building, this allowed us to enjoy the stunning art collection...

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Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that you enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Bishopton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

24 Royal Terrace is a beautifully unique hotel in a perfect location. We were greeted by friendly, professional and very helpful staff who did everything possible to make our stay as great as it was. We stayed in a feature deluxe room. Positives : lush bath, top range technology, thoughtful attention to detail (white company toiletries, sleeping kits, loofah for...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it thoroughly. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Essex
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This hotel is located on a smart terrace around a ten-fifteen minute walk from Waverley. I loved the bright, light spaces and the works of art on show everywhere in the lobby - there's so much to look at and take in. Our room was tasteful and spacious with a high ceiling and beautiful big windows overlooking the front of...

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Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed the unique property we have. It is disappointing to hear that there were elements of your stay that detracted from the experience. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Haddington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in a lovely building with great art work throughout. We were in room 17 which is very small and on the top floor with very steep stairs so you need to be fit ! The staff members are friendly and efficient. The bar is also nice. The room had a big, comfy bed but was very small...

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Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that the majority of your stay was enjoyable. Following your stay we have been investigating and resolving any possible cause of the issue to prevent it from happening again. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Schroon Lake, New York
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I liked the location of this hotel since, if you walk in one direction it is about a mile to Holyroodhouse and the downtown area is reached by walking in the other direction. In fact, it is very close to Edinburgh Playhouse where I saw Billy Elliott. There is no lift so if you don't like climbing stairs ask for...

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Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that you enjoyed it. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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24 Royal Terrace is a new hotel on one of Edinburgh’s most iconic Georgian terraces. Designed by the famous architect William Playfair in the 1820s, the 16-bedroom hotel retains the original architectural features of the building whilst introducing a bold contemporary interior design. Situated in close proximity to the town centre, the hotel backs onto the Royal Gardens of Holyrood Palace and Calton Hill with commanding views across to the Firth of Forth. All rooms offer beautiful views, either of the hotel’s garden or onto the majestic Royal Terrace itself. Suited to both business and leisure guests, the rooms vary from spacious apartment suites to affordable single rooms. Our elegant rooms are designed for comfort and relaxation with stylish contemporary fabrics, heavenly beds, White Company toiletries, plump white towels and Egyptian cotton sheets. Mixing the old with the new, the suites comprise antique furniture with modern touches. Some rooms feature cast iron baths in the bedroom, whilst others have rain showers in the bathroom. All bedrooms offer wireless and wired internet connection to ensure guests can tap into our high speed internet, have Samsung Smart TVs fitted with amplified Soundbars and Apple Airport Express, enabling guests to stream audio and video from their own devices or from their NetFlix accounts, plus USB power sockets for charging devices. The entertainment isn’t limited to the bedroom; in the en-suite bathrooms, guests can control their music from a keypad to play over high quality Blucube speakers. The hotel features a private, original art collection including works by Scottish artists John Bellany, Peter Howson, Steven Campbell, Henry Kondracki and John Bratby. 24 Royal Terrace’s facilities include rt’s bar, a stylish meeting point for guests serving a carefully selected menu, from Scottish and continental breakfast in the morning, to tapas in the evening. A champagne afternoon tea is also on offer at rt’s between 2 and 5pm daily. rt’s serves a fine range of whiskies, playing to Royal Terrace’s historical nickname, ‘Whisky Row’, a reference to the number of spirit merchants who lived on the terrace when it was newly built. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 24 Royal Terrace

Address: 24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $217 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 24 Royal Terrace 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Apartments are great. Might not suit if you like super-big double beds.”
BuddyPB, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I booked during a sale in January so got a Junior Suite cheaper than a standard double room.”
853AndrewJ853, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stopped in for a couple of breakfasts. If the staff are anything to go by, it's worth a serious look accommodation wise.”
MacL999, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There isnt a lift, due to it being a listed historic building”
lucyw340, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I had the cute room at the first landing on the stairs, any rooms in the back look out on the garden.”
jjhmolbio, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
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