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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good location for bus and train stations and Playhouse etc. Reception staff pleasant and showed us ground floor and way to room. Room was not my idea of a suite having one main bedroom/living area plus bathroom. Both were large and clean however and quirkily finished BUT no stationery or tissues and only one armchair and coffee table plus...

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The outside of the building attracted us to venture inside, it was all lit up. The bar area was very impressive with the coloured lighting. The bar staff were very friendly and let us take our time choosing a cocktail.i decided on a strawberry balalaika. The bar tender was very good at his cocktails and he measured it exactly !...

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aberdeen scotland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were so looking forward to our stay at The Place,a Boutique Hotel in the centre of Edinburgh. The entrance area and adjacent public rooms were all very impressive.....of simple modern design.......timber flooring, feature lighting,fine hardwood doors.............a good beginning. However, our room was on the second floor (no lift...). It was enormous with 2 huge double beds (there was only...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Place is in an excellent location convenient for city centre restaurants The Playhouse transport etc. Unfortunately our visit was extremely disappointing due to the fact that the room we were given was a lower basement room which was very small had a velux window and smelled of dampness. We complained to the manager who said there wa s nothing...

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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Given this as a gift so unsure what price was paid. The room was very big and clean but 52 steps up from reception with no lift available. Evening meal was good and reasonably priced. Breakfast was cooked to order or a buffet. Ideal position for exploring the town or visiting the Playhouse and situated at the tram station from...

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Cumbernauld, Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister & I visited The Place Hotel for an overnight stay on the 9/3/17. The hotel is in a prime position for the various attractions, shops & numerous pubs. We stayed in room 3820 which was a huge room with 2 large beds & lovely views over the city. Decor within the room & throughout hotel, very tasteful. The...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a few blocks from shopping on Princes Street and the lively nightlife of pubs and restaurants on Queen Street. Clean. Friendly. Accessible to public transit. Close to the Waverly Station. I would stay there again.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large numbers of rooms, some harder to get at than others but this negated by helpful staff but all have the amenities requested plus tea and coffee etc Bar on site always with staff on and knowledgeable All meals available as desired Extremely good value especially if booked prior to departure

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Corrie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a 2 night stay while visiting Edinburgh for a friend's wedding. We arrived later than expected but this was no problem. When checking in we were asked to pay a £25 deposit for damages I believe. This is later off set again your final bill. We stayed in a room that was in the basement. The...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at the airport and leaving again from the bus station, couldn't have found a better hotel! In New Town (not really new...), classic Georgian from the outside, modern and fresh inside, nice staff and very near to pubs, shopping, two blocks from The Portrait Gallery and public transport wherever you want to go. I had a single room, spotlessly...

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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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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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Place

Address: 34 - 38 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3HU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $94 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Place 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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The Place Edinburgh, Scotland
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#64 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Avoid basement or top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles lindsaythomson45, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If elderly, check the room level.”
 of 5 bubbles russellp452, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor are very nice with beautiful views but beware of basement and attic rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles jesspaterson5, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No lifts and the stairs up to the rooms are steep.”
 of 5 bubbles Q362QQelainec, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suggest request rooms with not too many stairs to negotiate”
 of 5 bubbles rosemaryb417, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
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