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Located close to the Playhouse Theatre and the city’s fashionable shopping district, The Place is perfect for a relaxing city break in Edinburgh, a romantic weekend or an escape from the stresses of corporate life.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located


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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
163Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
78Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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Went for a meal last night, have to say the bar look very nice from the outside. Went inside for a meal. Worst decision made when the food came it was something out of a supermarket packet and was tasteless. One dish wasn’t cold, the waiter seems nervous and bored not his
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I stayed in Edinburgh for a long weekend. The place is a very cute little hotel in a very convenient location. The receptionist staff are very friendly and helpful with tips on shortcuts on how to reach the major locations. I booked a basic room, quite small but very cleaned and
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Rooms were nicely furnished, clean and warm, great bathroom in our room! Staff were helpful and professional, fabulous breakfast and lovely barman in the evening. Special mention for Gillian who was very helpful and her customer service skills were exceptional. Would stay
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The room we had was very nice. There was some dirt which had been missed when being cleaned but when we spoke to the receptionist she got it sorted straight away. The only downside to the stay was the room we had been given was downstairs in the building and right below the
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Response from daniels222324, Front Office Manager at The Place
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear CJHH1981, Thank you for taking the time to leave this feedback on your stay. I am sorry to hear of the dirt missed during the servicing of your room but pleased that this was resolved straight away for you. We do our best to control noise to ensure a great nights sleep for all guests, the door bell mentioned is being used during temporarily and has now been set to a low volume for the night period, we were not aware this could be heard from guests rooms and are very sorry this disrupted your evenings sleep. We have a wide range of rooms available to suit every occasion and would encourage you to contact our reception team directly if you have any specific room requirements. We hope to have you stay with us again soon. Kind Regards, Daniel
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Me and my partner wanted a cheap get away for a night in Edinburgh. We found The Place I’m booking.com and it was £60 for a night for a small double room. We were downstairs and the window was in the ceiling- which I found lovely. It was small and cosy, but modern and clean and
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Response from daniels222324, Front Office Manager at The Place
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Aimeemonk, Thank you for this feedback on your recent stay with us It's great to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay with us in one of our cosy double rooms. I'm pleased that you enjpyed your breakfast and the friendly service form our staff. We would love to have you back to stay with us again soon and would encourage you to contact us directly for any future bookings. Thank you again for the feedback on your stay. Kind regards, Daniel
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The Standard Double Room at The Place
How far to the Royal Mile?
Hi there, The royal mile is roughly a 15 minute walk from the hotel. Kind Regards, Daniel
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I would say 10 minutes maximum even if you are a slow walker
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What's the best way to get to this hotel from the Airport? Thanks
Hi. The tram goes directly from the airport to right outside the hotel. York place is the final stop so you can't miss the stop.
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What time is breakfast served till??
Hi Julie B, Breakfast is served from 7.30 to 10.30 from Monday to Friday and between 8.00-11.00 Saturday and Sunday. Kind Regards, Will Harrington Front of House Manager
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hi do the rooms have hairdryers in them
Hi Amanda M, Yes all rooms come with hairdryers. Kind regards, Will Harrington Front of House Manager
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"3618 suite .... beautiful"
"My wife and I were extremely satisfied with our room. Front facing onto the main thoroughfare!!"
"Make sure you get a room at the back for the views and lack of noise."
"As near to the bottom as possible but bear in mind that there are a couple of filghts of stairs to the downstairs bedrooms as well."
"Ground floor if you don’t like a lot of stairs"
US$80 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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