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Novotel Edinburgh Centre

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Ann Arbor
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 6 nights at the Novotel Edinburgh Centre in November-2016 and were thoroughly satisfied with our experience there. Our travel party included children and an older adult, we had two superior rooms (each with a queen bed and convertible sofa) that were connected via an interior door. The hotel has rooms that face the Castle but the superior rooms... More 

Thank SenorDonGato
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic two night stay at this hotel. Staff were professional and friendly throughout our stay. Nothing was too much trouble Which makes a refreshing change. It was my mother's 70th birthday and Lee in resevasions wad very helpful and ensured she had a card and platter of fruit and cakes were in her roo upon our arrival at... More 

Thank 66009
United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The reviews regarding the dirty carpets etc. are correct. That aside, there is nothing wrong with the room or staff. The rooms are standard for European standards. Sorry Americans but hotels in Europe are small compared to what you are used to in the states. The water closet is separate from the bathing area. This hotel does work on a... More 

Thank Robert T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great holiday. Very clean and great breakfast on offer. The hotel staff are very helpful and friendly and attentive to their guests. The location of this hotel is good, just a few minutes walk away from Grassmarket and from Princes city. We walked everywhere. Would highly recommend this hotel to others

Thank Cliona M
Mansfield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having stayed at hotel 5 years ago going back to same hotel was a pleasure. Staff very friendly nothing any trouble for them. Breakfast had lots of choice. The pool and steam room and sauna was very relaxing and clean. Will definitely be back again!

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Thank donnahH6856KX
Elche, Spain
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2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a good location, the view from the window is nice. The staff is friendly with us. The room is appropiate and nice. We rest without noise. We had the check-in and the check-out done online so that both on arrival and at check-out everything was ready. The breakfast is good.

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Thank Gregorio A
Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel great location, nice staff, liked the bar area and rooms very clean. Very comfy beds and the pillows were fantastic not too soft. We booked a number of rooms for our staff Christmas party. This would have got a rating of '10' if it wasn't for the following :- - Put the room service request on our bedrooms door... More 

Thank Nichola8
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8 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff here were fantastic during our stay. From the receptionist to the catering staff. They were very friendly and really attentive to our needs. The hotel is located in a quiet area and about 15 minute walk to the town centre. They also have a pool, jacuzzi and gym which is free to use. The bed was comfortable and... More 

Thank Donna M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is visibly becoming a bit dated with the deco internally. The leisure facilities were extremely poor - a small room with just cardio machines. There were no weights. The indoor pool was also very small. With one person in it, I decided not to use. Parking is limited - as expected for CC hotel. NCP is not too... More 

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Thank Maj H
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Out third time here and as before a great time was had. We managed to reserve an executive suite as before and we love the space it gives and the unobstructed view of the castle. The staff were all pleasant, professional and polite. We had a small heating problem with our room and the staff (inc maintenance guy) all rallied... More 

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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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The Novotel Edinburgh Centre is an AA rated 4 star hotel in the centre of Edinburgh. Perfect for a holiday in the Scottish capital, close to Edinburgh Castle and the lively Grassmarket Area, 10 min walk from Princes Street shopping and the Royal Mile. The famous Arthurs Seat is 15 min walk away and Edinburgh International Airport 15 min drive. Relax with friends or family and enjoy Elements Restaurant and Bar, 24 hour room service, indoor pool, sauna, steam room, gym and whirlpool. Limited pay parking. Complimentary WiFi available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Edinburgh Centre

Address: 80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 4,983 - ₹ 15,807 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Edinburgh Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 180
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Also Known As:
Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel Edinburgh
Accor Edinburgh Centre
Edinburgh Novotel
Novotel Edinburgh Centre Scotland
Hotel Style:
#9 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#40 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#52 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Correspond with the front desk, explain areas that they could help you with”
 of 5 bubbles SenorDonGato, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Executive suites are large with great views, look out for the price drops.”
 of 5 bubbles k0r0vak, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Castle View rooms are beautiful it's is lovely to wake up to this beautiful sight.”
 of 5 bubbles wexfordtraveller, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“car park under hotel, car spaces a bit tight and not many of them (book ahead)”
 of 5 bubbles jomU3716US, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid top suites - noisy aircon plant beside both”
 of 5 bubbles NickUK2007, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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