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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

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Cork
Reviewed today NEWvia mobile

Although the hotel itself is quite basic it had everything we needed for a short trip to Edinburgh. The location is second to none at the bottom of Cockburn street, a 2 min walk to royal mile, 5 min to castle, 3 min to new town. I would stay here again as it was excellent value for money. The room...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Hotel is in a very modern design. The room was Ok, minus whas that it didn't have a window to open because it was in a direction to A Close, The hotel is very central placed, 1 min from the Airlink bus. I can recommend this hotel

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

1) Convenient location: Airport bus to and from airport is just across the road from the hotel. A bit further are Scott Monument, Balmoral Hotel and Edinburgh's thoroughfare Prince's Street. Tourist Information, tour bus, city bus info centres are just nearby. Through adjacent steps, one can reach Royal Miles in minutes. 2) Room maybe basic, but it is spacious and...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was very basic. Staff were very nice and hotel was in a great location with a good bar and breakfast. The room was too warm, window would not open. Went down to complain and was given two fans. Both fans were very loud, so had the choice between being boiling hot and unable to sleep or a loud fan...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I stayed here with my husband for one night. The staff were very pleasant and my room was clean and tidy and very compact. I however did find that there was no grab rail when getting out the shower and had to hold on to the wall. There was tea making facilites on a small table in the room but...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed one night on my way back from The Highlands. The hotel is perfectly located in the Old town just a couple of minutes from the Waverly station, close to all main attractions and also the bus stop for the Airlink bus to the airport. It is clean, quiet and with comfortable bed; nice to have a kettle in...

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is at a great location. Right next to the train station and very central. I think you would be hard pushed to beat the location. Upon arrival the very friendly staff booked us in, very swift. We were asked if we wanted to upgrade our room as it was "very basic" and had "no view", the receptionist asked...

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Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel was in a great location, just off waverley bridge. airport bus 2mins from hotel. princess st just over bridge. Room was lovely, bed very comfortable kettle and hairdryer in room. Staff very helpful and friendly.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was really impressed with this hotel. It gave off the vibe of a posh hostel. Everything was incredibly clean, the staff were so helpful, and the beds cozy. For the price, I couldn't have asked for more!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"Budget hotel" conjures up images of paying for a TV remote and a toilet akin to those on a plane. This couldn't be further away from the truth with Motel One. With a cheery, helpful welcome, beautiful bathroom (stocked with lovely products and gorgeous fittings), and a chic bed with fluffy pillows, this is a fab hotel in an excellent...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal has prime position in the hub of the city, on bustling Market Street, a stone’s throw from the Waverley Railway Station and the Royal Mile, close to the shopping strip, main attractions, businesses, and popular nightlife.Based on the concept "Great design for little money" the Motel One brand offers high standards of service and great design for budget conscious guests in city centre locations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

Address: 18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 5,560 - ₹ 8,631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Motel One Edinburgh-Royal 3*
Number of rooms: 208
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“we stayed in room 502, 5th floor very quiet”
bobbie52015, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Non-smoking maybe, not too sure.”
SiokBeeTeh, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms were well equipped”
janicer265, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I recommend an upper floor room with a view!”
Leith82, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure it's not overlooking the central alleyway”
Dissappointed716, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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