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Halcyon Hotel

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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“calton hill”(17 reviews)
“top floor”(20 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good hotel, excellent location, close to transport and shops. Walkable to attractions. The owners and staff were welcoming and friendly. Breakfast good and the hotel was clean and tidy. I will stay again.

Thank kellsfrombelfast
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Kells Thanks for your great review. We really appreciate it. With kind regards Patricia and Matthew

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Edinburgh was a real wonder from start to finish. Halcyon house was absoulely part of the charm. To get there took a simple tram ride that awed us with views of the city. The hotel is located at the base of Carlton hill, wich is...More

Thank Luz Elena M
Management response:Responded 28 May 2017

Thanks for a lovely review Luz... Glad we served all your needs and you had a great visit to Edinburgh. with kind regards Patricia and Matthew

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is great but ... we had to ring the bell 4 Times before anyone came to open the door. The welcome wasn’t great! Our room was on the 3rd floor but no one offered to help with the luggage. The...More

1  Thank Ghislaine334
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

We were really disappointed to get this review. On our independent 3rd party booking platform we have a 95% rating from 327 reviews. You can check them out at halcyon-hotel. com / reviews

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The location of this hotel is great. My partners family used to work in the Royal Chimes so it was memory jogging for him.. The building itself is absolutely stunning and in its heyday would have been a real sight to see.... Gardens backing onto...More

Thank Bay-Pixie
Management response:Responded 28 December 2017

Thanks Bay Pixe Delighted you enjoyed our period Georgian building. Its very traditional with original features. Our breakfast is included in the price (many places add this on as an extra). Hope to see you again in 2018 With kind regards Patricia and Matthew

Reviewed 30 November 2017

Unfortunately I am used to staying in Hotels, this was more of a guest house. Our room was small and dreary, the bathroom needed updating , shower was basic connection to the bath taps. very cold rooms, there was an electric heater in the room...More

Thank Ronaldo1253
Management response:Responded 19 December 2017

Hi Ronaldo Many thanks for your review, and we are really sorry we did not meet your expectations. The Halcyon House is a very old traditional Georgian building and we appreciate it may not be as polished as modern places, but many guests enjoy the...More

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Broughton & Calton
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
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26 August 2016|
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Response from Gemma G | Reviewed this property |
My room had two beds in it
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John P
24 February 2016|
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Response from Gemma G | Reviewed this property |
There is on street parking. It's free at night but you have to pay and display through the day. Its quite hard to get a space at times though
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rio11292
26 February 2015|
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Response from Gemma G | Reviewed this property |
If you send them an email, they're very accomodating
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