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This hotel is located close to public transport and within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle, The Elephant House Cafe and Armchair Books.
My only gripe was been put at the top of the building (70 stairs from entrance to room)--other than that: I'd stay here...More
I really enjoyed my time here. The room was clean and spacious, with bars and restaurants within 5-10 mins walk. The staff were friendly and helpful. Before we checked in I requested additional requirements for the room which were met!
We had no issues finding this hotel just across the road and down from the portrait gallery (which is free and fab place to visit). Reception staff was friendly and efficient. Our room was two doors down from the main building, which is where you...More
Stopped here a couple of times
The place is an older style building and listed as a three star hotel.
All rooms we have stayed in have been clean and tidy.
The last visit we were on the top floor and as this place has...More
Was great for a quick visit! Good location! Was a little noisy as we were on the main road but we didn’t mind as we were only there for one night! Staff were friendly enough! Spacious and Clean room! Great price for the city centre!
US$65 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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.