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34-38 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3HU Scotland See on map
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All reviews no lift top floor york place velux window double shower huge room superior room lovely hotel tram line boutique hotel princes street central location full scottish breakfast main attractions tea coffee stayed here for one night short break
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel as a get away. We paid £125 - no breakfast. First impressions were good the guy in reception was nice and chirpy. The public spaces are really modern and spotless. Our room was a good size, but was let down...More

Thank Gemma D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is clean, the staff accommodating, and the location perfect. Everything else is adequate. If you have baggage for a two week drive around Scotland, carrying it up flights to the third floor can be daunting. Challenge getting hot water in the shower in...More

Thank David C
Response from Daniel S, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 1 week ago

Dear David, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, your feedback is greatly appreciated. I'm pleased to hear you found our hotel clean and enjoyed our central location. It is disappointing to hear the rest of your stay was only adequate. Although...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm honestly not sure how to review The Place, it was a rather surreal experience at times. Let's start with the simple things: Location is really great, nice quiet street, and still within 5-10 min walk of Princess Street and the Royal Mile. Breakfast was...More

Thank xixit
Response from Daniel S, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 1 week ago

Dear xixit, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, your feedback is greatly appreciated. Although it is disappointing to hear of the many issues you experienced during your stay it is heartening that you would overall recommend the hotel. All of us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights in a single room. Good points: Room was well equipped and very central. Staff were friendly and helpful. Drinks menu is good. Reception and communal areas well kept and clean. Bad points: being so central it was quite noisy, it’s directly opposite...More

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Response from Daniel S, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rhionna, Thank you very much for this review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments regarding the cleanliness. I have discussed these...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is very good and is close to Princes St. and the Royal Mile, which worked great for us. Breakfast was buffet (which I am not a fan of) and unfortunately there was a tour group ahead of us so very...More

Thank A. M
Response from Daniel S, Front Office Manager at The PlaceResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear A.M, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed our central location. I would like to offer my apologies for your wait at breakfast. This is not usually the case, however, during busy periods there can...More

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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 More life. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$81 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The Place Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
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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
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July 10, 2018|
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Response from Daniel S | Property representative |
Hi there, The royal mile is roughly a 15 minute walk from the hotel. Kind Regards, Daniel
September 23, 2017|
Response from WilliamH4501 | Property representative |
I would say 10 minutes maximum even if you are a slow walker
Ahmet T
September 22, 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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"Anything but the third floor."
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"try to avoid the underground level rooms."
Aug. 17, 2018
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"Back facing rooms are quieter and have great views."
Jul. 30, 2018
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"Not a road facing room"
Jun. 11, 2018
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