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Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On arrival we where forced to move rooms due to a small problem with the plumbing This was done with a minimum of fuss however we felt that our new room was badly in need of a little T L C Having said this as with the rest of the hotel both of the rooms where spotlessly clean The staff...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed here before since I am a member and the location is brilliant. BUT this place could and should be wonderful and yet it's dull, miserable lighting, unthought through design, no art, appalling, cheap light fittings, shoddy joinery and just no management grip. The food is excellent and underpriced while the wine and other drinks overpriced. The staff are...

Thank Bordering
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was given a smallish room but did not question because I thought that is what I had paid for. The bed was big and nice. The TV was ok but could have given more choices. The shower was great, staff very helpful, breakfast was nice so was the dinner. Yes, I would go back!

Thank 246ruth
North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a lovely stay in this historic building directly across from the Castle. My room had a tremendous view, it was a little noisy at night but that's to be expected when your room faces busy Princes St. The cooked to order breakfast was a great way to start the day and my breakfast server was so helpful with...

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Bangor, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very handy situated over looking Edinburgh castle. The reception led straight off to the lifts my room on the 4rth floor was very spacious but pretty dated and not spotlessly clean by any means. The tiles in the bathroom dirty and behind the toilet all cracked. Toilet roll was sparce and the windows very dirty. Scuffed paint etc in the...

1Thank Dawnie J
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were greeted by friendly reception staff who directed us to the restaurant where we were well looked after by attentive, mannerly staff who responded to a couple of requests quickly and pleasantly. Good choice of fresh and delicious food.

1Thank mrsMB1
Tortosa, Tarragona
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The hotel is in the centre of the city, near everything. The staff is great. The spanish girl was very helpfull. The breakfast was great and the service even better. We only stayed one night, but we were delighted. Thank you very much.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The hotel was really nice. The receptionist very kindly upgraded us to a lovely big room with stunning views over Edinburgh and the Castle. The room was quite plain and a little outdated, but it was very comfortable and had a little settee and coffee table, a big bathroom with a shower over the bath and had all the usual...

1Thank Holiday-Sid
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Dined here whilst away on business and enjoyed a fabulous meal with exceptional service at a great price (although having a membership helps!) Thoroughly wonderful members club with superb views overlooking the Castle and gardens.

1Thank Wycombe-Simon
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Party of three, stayed 4 nights. Lovely spacious bedrooms. Excellent breakfast with plenty of choice. Evening meals very reasonably priced. Very helpful and friendly reception staff. Our waiter at breakfast was also friendly suggesting places of interest to visit. Our stay was exceptional value for money.

1Thank Mark B

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Staying in Princes Street and Gardens

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street is only half one, since buildings only line one side. But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views are from Princes Street as a result. From here you look onto expansive and decorative public gardens beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look the other way, as they’re concerned with chain store shopping or catching the tram or a train at main train station Waverley. But it’s not all utility here; the Scottish National Gallery rewards purposeless wandering, and December’s huge winter market in the gardens begins a season of revelry which ends with Hogmanay, Britain’s largest New Year’s street party.
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Guest rooms available to members and member-referrals. Function rooms for Conferences, Weddings and Dinner or Lunch parties are available to non-members. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Overseas League

Address: 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Price Range: $124 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Royal Overseas League 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Beeing on Princes Street noise can be a problem so we would recommend rooms on the higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles darrylgsmith, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great views of castle”
 of 5 bubbles Bordering, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“One room looking to the castle”
 of 5 bubbles Oliverspence, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front bedrooms have good view of castle”
 of 5 bubbles markbR9891YR, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Castle view room fab but noisy”
 of 5 bubbles welldaws, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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