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  • Excellent52%
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked a room late in the day and were given a complimentary upgrade to the park view suite (hoorah!) After reading some mixed reviews, I wasn’t sure what to expect - we’ve eaten here maybe 4 times previously (all excellent) but never stayed. The...More

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the bar/lounge on Tuesday 3/07/18, ordered a glass of red wine, a dark rum and coke, a glass of cider and a bottle of beer, about 40minutes later the waitress returned with a glass of red, ( by now the wine drinker was putting...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived 02/07/18 no one to check me in had to go outside to the bar area then back through. Room was nice clean and The White Company toiletries a nice touch. Unfortunately I have to rate the food very poorly. I ordered the steak salad...I...More

Thank laurasheils
Response from lucy l, Manager at Black IvyResponded 2 days ago

Hi laurasheils, Thank you for your review. I'm very sorry to hear about your disappointing experience in the restaurant, we have recently changed the meat that is used in our steak salad to avoid issues like this happening as we always aim to provide the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had delayed in coming here due to the mixed reviews it gets. However, each of my visits was of a high standard. The food choice may be a bit limited for some people to mainly gastro pub type offerings, but it is of good...More

Thank Julie R
Response from lucy l, Manager at Black IvyResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Julie R, Thank you for your lovely review, I'm so glad that you and your family have enjoyed your visits to Black Ivy. Its great to hear that you were impressed with all aspects of the venue and we look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018

very very comfortable, bed was like a marshmallow - loved it. The bar is excellent -Bar staff are friendly and knowledgeable- we were there on a sunday and they had a pianist- dont let the tiny reception area put you off on entry - the...More

Thank shawspice
Response from lucy l, Manager at Black IvyResponded May 30, 2018

Hi shawspice, Thank you for your review. The beds are very comfy - I love the comparison to a marshmallow. Im glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully we will see you again soon. The Black Ivy Team

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Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
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Price range
US$133 - US$642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#40 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$133 - US$642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#40 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Nearby
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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"Have a room on the second floor as the bar/restaurant can be noisy on a Friday and Saturday night if you..."
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"Try the bar"
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"Loud at the front but only until the bar closed, we had a room at the back so noise levels were quite..."
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