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Cambridge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall we really enjoyed our stay at this hotel and would recommend it to others. Pros: - Really friendly and helpful staff 24 hours - Great sized rooms with large beds that are very comfortable - Fantastic shower facilities - On-site bar and eating facilities are good - 30% off food at the bar makes it a very cheap night...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Dawsmonkee, Thank you so much for your kind review of your stay with us in Edinburgh. We are so pleased that you would recommend us to future guests. It is great to hear that you made the most of our 30% off food January promotion in our sister bars - we must admit the STAY team also made the...

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our third time staying for our anniversary. Stay Central seems to be our tradition each year, we love it that much. Staff are always friendly and helpful and the rooms are so cute and cosy. It's also in the best location.

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Becky P, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your stay with us at STAY Central. Your kind comments have put a smile on our face! I am so pleased that we can play a small part in your anniversary celebrations each year and we look forward to welcoming you back next year. Remember and give us...

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights. Room was very clean and bed very comfortable. Bathroom was spacious and the heated radiator was a nice surprise. Free wifi in the room and moveable flat screen TVs were handy to. Staff were very helpful and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Would definately stay there again 👍

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Y4510RHkareng, Thank you so much for your fantastic review of your recent stay with us here in Edinburgh. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and that you found the staff to be friendly and willing to go the extra mile for you. I'll make sure that they all see your wonderful comment Please let us know...

Bielefeld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice central hotel, available room for 4 people downtown Edinburgh Very professional, proactive and kind service. Reception very helpful by the touristic information Breakfast could have been better, but ok for the low price

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi lorenzo_salvi, Thank you so much for leaving your feedback on your time with us in Edinburgh. I am so pleased to hear you had a great time. I will be sure to pass your comments with regards to breakfast onto the Three Sisters kitchen and management team. The £5 breakfast is a great deal and we will discuss how...

Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice room, very friendly staff (special word of thanks to Karen in receiption who realy helped with directions). Would certainly stay again. Food was good at the price. Only crib would be taht teh acess stairs to the room we atayed in didnt do justice to the room itself

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi jamedss, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an amazing 5* review following your stay with us at STAY. All the team really appreciate your kind feedback! I am so pleased to hear that you will come back to stay again soon. Remember and let us know directly and we will ensure you receive our returner...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself cannot be faulted, the room service was a lovely treat and we made sure to use this! However, the hotel seems very much for younger people who are into a night out and up for some fun. I wouldn't necessarily say it was an issue, but I think had I known this in advance I possibly would...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Chloe S! Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, we appreciate all feedback that we receive from our guests! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great time in Edinburgh and that you enjoyed your stay with us in our quirky hotel! And it's great to read that you made the most...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Stay Central is a really central place to stay in, while in Edinburgh. It's bang in the heart of the Old Town - and short walks take you to Grassmarket, Market Street, Holyrod and the historic Royal Mile. Very convenient to embark on consucted tours as most coaches start from Royal Mile, just about a 10 minute walk away. There...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi SunilNambiar, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of your recent stay with us, we love hearing about our guests adventures in Edinburgh! We're so pleased that you enjoyed our central location right tin the heart of Old Town and just a short walk from all the best attractions our city has to offer! It's...

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I think my younger self would have really loved this place. Nice/clean rooms right above a local sports pub. Turns out my cab driver actually met his bride at the pub known as Three Sisters. Don't come here expecting a quiet stay. While it didn't really bother me, I could hear noise from the pub below and while walking down...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi James A, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time in Edinburgh. It's great to hear that you enjoyed our comfy, clean bedrooms and our amazing central location in the heart of Old Town! We would love to see you again, remember to get...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Four of us stayed at the Stay Central Hotel for one evening. The room was very clean, plenty of space for the four of us. Really modern and quirky we would definitely recommend it to others. The staff were friendly and helpful. It was right next door to the three sisters pub and courtyard. Never heard any noice from either...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Rachel E, Thanks you so much for your amazing review following your stay with us at STAY Central. The team are delighted that you had such a good time in Edinburgh. Its great to hear that you enjoyed all the extra touches that really help us stand out from the crowd. Remember and contact us directly next time you...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed here the weekend that EdFringe was beginning. The accommodations were excellent, the location, SUPER, but the beer garden in the courtyard was packed and noisy with screaming revellers until the wee hours EVERY night. I'm sure if I was much younger, we would have been fine. Be sure to request a QUIET room and make sure that yours...

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Hi lbjolicoeur, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us regarding your stay during the festival! It's great to hear that you enjoyed our central location, right in the heart of the festival. As our Three Sisters bar is one of the most popular fringe venues we can be subject to some unavoidable noise, however as...

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At STAY central we aim a little bit higher than just providing you with a good night's sleep. We have 37 fresh and refurbished bedrooms perfect for 2 to share or bedrooms for up to 6 guests. We like to look after you and free Wi-Fi is a must for our guests. Each of our lovely bedrooms have large flat screen TV's, iPod docks, rain fall style showers to get lathered up in and lots of little extras you won't expect. Located in the heart of Edinburgh's eclectic Cowgate surrounding the famous lively Three Sisters bar, STAY Central is a short stroll from everywhere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stay Central Hotel

Address: 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 5,363 - ₹ 19,171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stay Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Hotel Tailors Hall
Tailors Hall Hotel Edinburgh
Stay Central Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Size M is very comfortable for 2 for two nights.”
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“Request a quiet room at the rear of the hotel.”
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“Choose a high floor, not overlooking the pub/bar.”
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