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The Place

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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“no lift”(106 reviews)
“top floor”(79 reviews)
“velux window”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off as we had visited here on a previous occasion and it was right next to our hotel. We ordered a glass of wine and a disarranno with ice and it cost £12! The bar was very quiet but did enjoy the coloured...More

Thank trotskys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent in every respect, with very nice staff, perfect location being close to both the railway station and bus station, lovely breakfast and extremely clean, perfect. It would benefit from having a lift as it is quite a climb to the rooms located on the...More

Thank Alan D
Response from William H, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alan D, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed every aspect of our Hotel from the central location to the buffet breakfast. As you mentioned there is no lift,unfortunately we are a listed building...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stay at start of Feb. Spacious rooms and comfortable bed! The terrace was a lovely setting for some cocktails before heading to the town. Lovely hotel and pleasant staff. Great location - so central! Thoroughly recommend!More

Thank Gemma M
Response from William H, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gemma M, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is wonderful to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us,from the room to our terrace to the central location. I also be sure to pass on your kind words...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a regular visitor to the Place, coming back every year since my first visit in 2013. Since then I have never considered staying anywhere else in Edinburgh. The location is fantastic - a 5 minute walk from Waverley Station, 1 minute from the...More

Thank Broons B
Response from William H, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Broons B, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It is wonderful to receive such kind words from a regular guest and I am delighted to hear you and your friends enjoyed our superior rooms and their lovely views...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The friendliness and professionalism of the staff at this hotel would merit a 5 star. However, we had this misfortune of staying here on a Saturday night and the noise from the bar and the terrace reaching the room was unacceptable. Further, the ‘Scottish Breakfast’...More

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Response from William H, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is wonderful to receive such kind words regarding our hard working team and I will be sure to pass on your kind words. I am sorry to read you were disappointed with...More

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US$75 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#64 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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#64 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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Barb M
23 September 2017|
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Response from William H | Property representative |
I would say 10 minutes maximum even if you are a slow walker
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Ahmet T
22 September 2017|
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Response from Anne R | Reviewed this property |
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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Julie B
20 August 2017|
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Response from William H | Property representative |
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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"Choose a Superior room overlooking the rear of the hotel - the views over the New Town are wonderful."
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"if you can , book a suite if you staying a couple of nights,plenty room. Large comfortable bed."
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"Very good prices if booked in advance"
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"We upgraded to a suite which is actually a large room."
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