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Halcyon Hotel

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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All reviewscalton hilltop floorthree single bedsno liftlovely sitting roomwatch the rugbylovely buildingtravelling by trainown bathroomcity centrethe main train stationdouble bedplace to sleepshort walkporridgebreakfast was amazingone night stay
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Reviewed 15 September 2014

Stayed in a single room with only daylight via a small skylight. Advantage was that the room was quiet. Room was small, clean and simple. Staff was friendly. Because I left too early to get breakfast, they provided a some fruits and juice. Found it...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2014

I stayed at the Halcyon House for a week when I recently went to Edinburgh for a conference. This place exceeded all my expectations! Since my plane landed at 7am, I was hoping to be able to leave my suitcases at the hotel until check-in,...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Excellent location with gentle walk to city centre so no need to use car once arrived. Plenty of on street parking although we stayed at weekend which was free but would be expensive midweek. Rooms were spacious and spotless with hearty breakfast to set you...More

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Response from Halcyon House E, Public Relations Manager at Halcyon HotelResponded 10 September 2014

Many thanks for your lovely review. Glad you liked the location... it's a 10 min walk to the city centre! We love sending our guest on their way with a full breakfast, all included in the price. Hope to see you again soon. with kind...More

Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is a lovely hotel within a short walk of the centre of Edinburgh. The room was immaculate and cleanliness is beyond reproach. Nothing was too much of a problem and Matthew and Patricia could not do enough to help. The dour Scot humour at...More

Thank SpannerM
Response from Halcyon House E, Public Relations Manager at Halcyon HotelResponded 1 September 2014

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. with kind regards P&M

Reviewed 25 August 2014

I think you should make it clear to people that this hotel has 3 floors lots of steps and no lift and the lady owner gets quite nasty when you ask for help with your suitcase.The breakfast was very goodMore

Thank jennifer s
Response from Halcyon House E, Manager at Halcyon HotelResponded 1 September 2014

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed the breakfast. Really sorry about our Georgian townhouse, it is very old and traditional (like Edinburgh) and we are unable to install a lift. Whilst it is mentioned in our description's I will try and make it even...More

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26 August 2016|
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Response from Gemma G | Reviewed this property |
My room had two beds in it
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John P
23 February 2016|
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Response from Gemma G | Reviewed this property |
There is on street parking. It's free at night but you have to pay and display through the day. Its quite hard to get a space at times though
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If you send them an email, they're very accomodating
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