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Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

In town for the military tattoo and wanted to be within walking distance. This was about a 20-30 walk. Check in was at the bar. We planned on having dinner here - as advertised - but there was no dinner on tonight so had to find somewhere else. We were in a twin room. Clean and tidy and with ensuite....

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Dalkeith
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I originally visited Time bar at the West End Hotel in Edinburgh on a voucher deal. The food was lovely and the service was friendly and professional. I really loved the atmosphere and decor of the bar. A modern twist on Georgian architecture. When I decided to have a catch up with friends I chose here. On a Friday night...

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The hostel room was excellent value but felt kinda cramped for me. Booked for 3 nights but after the first night in the 12 person room upgraded to a double room. Staff were excellent and transferred our money over from the hostel room booking so we didn't lose any money. Double room was excellent. Staff even held our bags for...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had high hopes for this stay after reading lots of reviews. I have stayed in Edinburgh many times and looked forward to staying in Haymarket as it is handy for the tram to the airport. On arrival we walked into the lounge/bar/breakfast area where the check in is also located. We checked in, walked up the three flights of...

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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 12 bed room. The beds were very noisy but apart from that we had a good stay. I recommend this if you're looking for a comfortable hostel. It was close to restaurants and pubs and we walked everywhere we wanted to go. We didn't spend that much time in the "backpacker-area" but the bar was a...

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Stayed one night for my daughter's hen party.There were 13 in the group and we stayed in 4 rooms in the hotel part.Hotel was very clean and the rooms had everything you needed and were comfortable and quiet.All the staff were very friendly and helpful .Hotel was convenient to the centre and could easily be walked in half an hour...

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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for 1night that night i checked in very late but i just told my name and they gave me the key immediately. For the room and bathroom is very clean though it's shered bath. Becaue i checked in late so I had no choice to choose the bed. I slept worrying because the bed is double bed...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Just back from having the Best Chicken, bacon cheese burger and chips in Edinburgh. The quality of the produce used is top class and the chef makes sure that you are not disappointed with his presentation / taste. I would also like to say that the staff are always friendly and ready to welcome you with a smile. Whilst there...

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Barrie
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the hostel portion of the hotel. It was clean and well kept. It was close to the city centre so there was lots to do. The staff were super nice and helpful. The only thing I would change is not having to pay for the breakfast. It was just toast and cereal, tea and coffee. No other...

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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This hostel is in a safe, centrally located area, close to the tram (that leads to the airport as well as locations through and near Edinburgh). They have anything I could hope for in a hostel. The room was clean, the water hot, the staff friendly and helpful, and they offered a cheap continental breakfast as well as anytime discounts...

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning City Centre B&B Edinburgh with Stylish & Comfortable Accommodation.The West End Hotel Edinburgh offers stylish, comfortable accommodation in a mixture of tastefully decorated standard and ensuite rooms in the centre of Edinburgh, close to all this magnificent city has to offer. Providing a high standard of customer service and with a great location and well equipped accommodation, the West End Hotel is an ideal choice whether you are visiting Edinburgh for business or pleasure.The hotel is located in a quiet residential area, while still in the heart of the city, just a 15 minute walk from the West End of Princes Street as well as being conveniently located withing walking distance of Edinburgh’s many tourist attractions and the city’s main business districts. It is only 5 minutes walk to one of Edinburgh's main bus routes and a 10 minute walk to Haymarket Train Station. ... more   less 

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Address: 35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: ₹ 1,078 - ₹ 14,895 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — West End Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“We stayed in a 12 bed dorm which was not always full, but was still a bit of a tight squeeze, but the value is great!”
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