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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2015

We stayed one night at this hotel while visiting our son and daughter in law who live in the area. On arrival we were welcomed by a young man who was very friendly and efficient and offered to help with our luggage. Our room was beautiful and very clean and spacious with a huge modern bathroom. I enjoyed watching a...

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royalettrickmanager, Front Office Manager at Royal Ettrick Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening John H, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of your stay. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope to see you again in the future. Best regards, Ettrick Management

Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

My partner surprised me with 3 evenings at this hotel , where we would have family come stay over on the 3rd evening .. When we arrived at the hotel it looked perfect . We entered the building and it looked grand ! Soon we checked in an the room was fantastic ( although she did ask for the best...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2014

This was a return visit to this hotel but this time failed to hit the mark. Window less room, fair enough but it would have been nice to have a clean skylight and blind that worked. Breakfast was a nightmare as on the first day we had to set up our own table, wait for 20 minutes for the breakfast...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Stayed at this hotel last year about the same time and it was excellent so went back again this year for a long weekend. Hotel has well equipped rooms, excellent food very generous portions. Staff extremely helpful and go out of their way to make sure your stay is memorable.

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Reviewed 8 December 2014

a tip for your chef, once the order is established for breakfast, a fried egg should then be fried,not frying them and leaving them under hot lights for 10 minutes, they should be freshly done , two of our party had rubbery eggs with the yoke solid, it takes 2 minutes to fry an egg. one of my party was...

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royalettrickmanager, General Manager at Royal Ettrick Hotel, responded to this review

With regards to this review, I would like to take this opportunity to correct a few things, with regards to the guests comments about our breakfasts, all the breakfast items are cooked fresh to order and nothing, I repeat, nothing is left lying under any hot lamps for any length of time, I find myself asking why the guest or...

Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Revisited this hotel mainly for Edinburgh Christmas Fair. Room: clean, tidy, spacious. Faulty tap washand basin in bathroom - reported to reception and changed by plumber within 2 hours - well done. New wallpaper as feature in bedroom - part of a rolling programme for whole of hotel. Central heating kept room warm 24/7. Good staff attitude, good location, plenty...

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royalettrickmanager, General Manager at Royal Ettrick Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are glad that your recent visit to us has been a positive one. We are glad that any issues you had during your visit were sorted promptly. We have been going through a programme of extensive refurbishment throughout the hotel and the wall paper is the finishing touches of our rooms....

Fife Scotland
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Stayed for one night with my husband and because we did a late check-in, we seemed to have been given the smallest room in the Hotel. The so-called double bed was not a standard double, more like a large single. The room was so small you could hardly squeeze past the small wardrobe to get around to the other side...

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royalettrickmanager, General Manager at Royal Ettrick Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel, with regards to your rather negative review I would like to take the opportunity to respond. All of our rooms are accurately described on our own and other third party websites. The guests booked a standard double room and it was a standard double room that they were in, our rooms are...

Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2014

We stayed two nights 25th and 26th November 2014. The Hotel was very clean and staff friendly and helpful. Meals were very good and portions generous. We stayed in room 10 at the top of the Hotel and it was quite a climb!. The room was spacious and bed very comfortable. The shower was good and had massive amount of...

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royalettrickmanager, General Manager at Royal Ettrick Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of our hotel. We are glad to hear that your stay with us was an enjoyable one. We pride ourselves at the Royal Ettrick of providing the best possible service to our customers. Should you visit us again please do not hesitate to contact me directly to sort out your requirements over the phone....

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Stayed for one night whilst on a city break of Edinburgh. The bus stop is virtually opposite, the no 10 or 27 bus takes you into Edinburgh and is £1.50 single. I was staying in room 12 which was at the top of the hotel but the room was spacious enough and clean. The shower cubicle isn't particularly spacious but...

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royalettrickmanager, General Manager at Royal Ettrick Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are glad to hear that your stay was an enjoyable experience. We pride ourselves on our cooked breakfasts as we believe that this is the most important meal of the day. As we are a small hotel it is not always possible to have reception manned but we do have a...

Campbeltown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2014

we stayed at the royal Ettrick for one night while visiting our son who is a university student residing nearby. When we arrived the car park was full however the chap in reception arranged to have our car parked safely for us and was extremely helpful. Our room was beautiful. Very comfortable with a huge bathroom. We enjoyed the welcoming...

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royalettrickmanager, General Manager at Royal Ettrick Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of our hotel. We are glad that your experience was a good one. We pride ourselves in ensuring that the best possible service is given to every one of our customers and it was no problem to move your vehicle to our private drive. As discussed on departure we really look forward to seeing...

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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: ₹ 4,931 - ₹ 13,583 (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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