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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rather difficult to find at night as 3 bus drivers didn't know where it was. Never mind, a warm and friendly reception. Fine old building certainly and more might be made of its history? Bedroom was very small and not good for a claustrophobe. The toilet was a masserator type and went on masserating when I was in the shower...

Thank RaibeartAlba
knottingley west yorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival checked in told room just up the stairs four flights later at that top the room looked nice but on a closer look skylight windows that were covered in some sort of plastic curtain type thing Windows would not open so no fresh air the bathroom door handle kept sticking and had a screw loose and if you...

1Thank lynda053
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Just the job for a long weekend in Edinburgh, comfy hotel not that far from the city centre, so met our needs perfectly, would certainly recommend, easy to get about town and short walks to main areas shops etc.

Thank Badenochwolf
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Two of us took 3 kids and popped in for a drink after being at a birthday party in town late October. I have very good memories of the Ettrick for being a child friendly place, with a lovely lady owner who used to make a great fuss particularly at Xmas. Also we would have end of term lunches there...

Thank AliceSB
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

went to this hotel for one night with my wife .the room was stuffy no windows and a disabled toilet.b/fast was average.strange thing is key for front door of hotel was the same key as your room door.so will that mean same key for other rooms and when a shower was used the thuding noise was very loud

1Thank munch2014
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel has been recently renovated and although it belongs in the 3* category, it is either top of its league or could pass for a 4* hotel. Rooms are cosy and everything new, remind me of a hobbit hole! Nice bar and restaurant. Excellent value for money + it includes breakfast. Downside is there is no elevator and could...

1Thank Nikolas S
North Berwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have stayed at Ettrick once before and liked it then but this time given room 7 (which I think is same room mentioned in another poor review) Very small shabby single, especially minute bathroom, the fittings of which were falling apart. If I'd been staying longer would have asked for change of room. Staff member who greeted me on...

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1Thank 872fs
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Restaurant has recently been done up and modernised which it really needed. Looks great. We had approx 70 of us for Xmas lunch. Service was great. Soup starter with artisan bread was surprisingly delish. Turkey dinner was lovely. They were accommodating when I wanted to change my dessert. Staff who organised event were impressed with the efficiency and effort and...

Thank E M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

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...

Thank silverlady70
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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....

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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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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: ₹ 5,927 - ₹ 15,527 (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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#60 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Ask to see it first?”
 of 5 bubbles RaibeartAlba, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“go some were else”
 of 5 bubbles munch2014, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If booking a standard single may be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles 872fs, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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”
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