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My wife and I spent several nights at the Black Ivy this summer. Staff were very friendly and we were shown to our room upon arrival.
The room was beautiful. We were on the first floor in the middle of the building’s three bay fronts...More
This is a very nice hotel the decor is brilliant, the staff where very helpful they booked trips for us and a taxi when required. The bed was very comfortable and the room was spotless, well done black ivy team for making our stay in...More
My wife and I had a seven night stay in The Black Ivy earlier this month. We chose it primarily for location and secondly on its appearance.
No complaints regarding the room. Our park-facing room was adequately proportioned and the bed was just perfect for...More
Stayed at the Black Ivy for 2 nights in Sept. Great location to the city and the castle. Well kept and clean. Rooms are nice and big, clean bathroom with a shower. No air conditioning and extractor for the bathroom is very noisy. If you...More
Arrived to a free upgrade from a park view room to a park view suite. The room was enormous, the bed was really comfortable and all the staff were very helpful. The cocktails were amazing, as was the food. The hotel is close to the...More
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
Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.