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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely small hotel and I have visited in the past for food and drink. Today I met friends for lunch in the conservatory and although very quiet with just a handful of diners it was nevertheless a very pleasant place to have coffee while we decided what to have for lunch. There appeared to be only one... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Good: within easy reach of the city centre. Impressive & beautiful building, set on a substantial corner plot within pretty gardens: definite wow! as you approach it. Fantastic tartan carpet. Helpful receptionist. Good big bath towels. Room window could be opened. Efficient central heating, + a separate room heater. Extra towels. Extra pillows. Hairdryer. Iron & ironing board. Fan.... More 

1 Thank Helen H
royalettrickmanager, Manager at Royal Ettrick Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your review, we are pleased that you had enjoyed some aspects of your stay. The Gluten Free Haggis is not something that we have on the menu as standard, you had made a request for this and we did our best to ensure that we could fulfill this for you. 3 Star hotels do... More 

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old building that shows signs of wear inside but don't let that put anybody off. The conservatory,dining area is a great addition to the original building and breakfast in here was very relaxed. We had double room which was spacious with modern shower,toilet. Staff were great,we wouldn't hesitate to go back! Bar prices were reasonable and it seemed to be... More 

Thank Stefan R
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stayed last year and did not regret. Staff members were very pleasant and helpful. Would recommend mainly for couples who do not want to be disturbed. Will certainly return next year to stay for at least a week.

Thank ChloEMc54
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We booked my mother and father in law in before and after a holiday abroad and they could not have been looked after better. The cheerful and attentive staff found us a table in the restaraunt despite being incredibly busy on the first night and swiftly swapped rooms to the ground floor on the last night when my mother in... More 

Thank EmCee2013
Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Quiet place with parking. On a good bus route into city. However we were put in room 9. 2 floors up. Second set of stairs very steep. The room is very small as is the bathroom. We have just stayed in a Travelodge in the Lakedistrict with a bigger room and larger bathroom £45! Breakfast disappointing, no fresh fruit, only... More 

Thank 18JMB
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

On arrival at 12 O'Clock we weren't allowed to check in although I requested early check in between 11-12 at time of booking. No one was at the reception when we arrived. When I was met (eventually) at reception by Duncan I asked if I could check in early I was told NO, so we left our bags in the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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66 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Grand and really good value for money considering its a 30mins. walk to CBD. Onsite car park but no lift access. Bathroom of a high quality with beautiful soaps and handwash. Booked for 3 and the third person was in a sofa bed (very comfortable) very quiet in the backstreets. Reception gave excellent customer service thanks for printing the boarding... More 

1 Thank snorm57
1 review
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Don't go for breakfast on a Saturday as late as 9-25am. Almost completely ignored. Full breakfast obviously cooked well in advance also no low cal milk. However room 22 excellent and nice well stocked bar.

Thank Alan H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Ettrick Hotel offers 3 star accommodation in Edinburgh within the mature, leafy, Victorian suburbs to the south of Edinburgh city centre. The Hotel provides the perfect getaway from the bustle of Edinburgh whilst still being within walking distance of The Old Town. Whether you're a business traveller looking for corporate accommodation or a family enjoying a fun filled break or family occasion in Edinburgh, you'll receive a warm welcome at The Royal Ettrick Hotel. With free parking in our private car park and ease of access to the Edinburgh bypass any travelling is simple and relaxed. Superb public transport links also service the hotel, with two main bus services into the heart of the city stopping directly in front of the hotel. Guests can also enjoy free WiFi via fibre optic broadband throughout the hotel which is of great benefit to guests and especially for corporate events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Ettrick Hotel

Address: 13 Ettrick Road | Polwarth, Edinburgh EH10 5BJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 4,908 - ₹ 13,519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Ettrick Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Royal Ettrick Edinburgh
Hotel Royal Ettrick
Royal Ettrick Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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#61 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“First floor, and ensure you ask for/book a room with a window.”
 of 5 bubbles HelenH840, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“22 or 24, both very spacious and on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles EmCee2013, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would imagine any room on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 18JMB, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floor is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles snorm57, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room not on the ground floor will afford more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles paulaj890, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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