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Royal Overseas League

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
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All reviewsprinces streetedinburgh castleopposite the castlecastle viewbreakfast roombit datedkippersbottled watercentral locationbreakfast was excellentnoisy at nightfresh fruitamazing locationsingle roomstayed here for one nightwould highly recommend this hotelthird floor
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Visited as part of a Birthday suprise from my daughter.. Met by a friendly receptionist who promply informed us that we had been upgraded to a suite..Room had a view of the castle and surrounding parks .it was magnificent .. Room was clean & spacious...More

Thank Howard K
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Despite booking a room 2 months prior to my stay I was allocated a room at the back of the hotel, which was extremely small and shabby, with numerous maintenance / cleaning issues. Some staff with whom I dealt were unhelpful, somewhat arrogant and of...More

1  Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The tram from the AirPort is stopping just in front. The new ánd old city is on a short walk. But what's most impressive about this place is the view. The Castle is just in front of the hotel and you have beautiful views all...More

Thank Margreet B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Hotel is a genuine relic.....clean, but dated. Room (#2) was facing the Edinburgh Castle with fantastic views of City, BUT, it is also on the Street - with the drunks whooping and yelling at 2:00AM who stayed in front for a long time - very...More

1  Thank GTO-Gerry
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The R.O.S.L is a funny old place. It's not posh or luxurious,but it is old, unique, functional comfortable,friendly and accommodating. We stayed here twice. The first room (loft?) was on the top floor and the second room on the third floor. Both rooms were "castle...More

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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
...More
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Response from pedidoctx | Reviewed this property |
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bigbuckersUk
26 October 2016|
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Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely. We left ours on the day of departure for hours. Was no problem for the staff.
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"Castle view rooms"
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"Single room no.4 for a great view"
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"Ask for a castle view room but expect some traffic noise"
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"Suites offer one of the best views in Edinburgh but are noiser than the rooms at the back of the hotel"
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