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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 NEWvia 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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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Motel One is very friendly and full of quirky designs. The beds not only extremely comfy, but have hard and soft pillows to suit everyone. Its location is perfect for catching buses from the airport. The one downside - and this is just a minor thing - was the lack of information on the contents of their snacks. It looks...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first experience of the chain, and it was a good one to be honest. Our only gripe was the lack of socket outlets in the room, and having to use the stool to make a cup of tea. The location is perhaps unbeatable particularly in the price range, rooms are basic but very comfortable and the staff...

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cardiff
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Staff were fabulous, I arrived at 8.30 in the morning and let me in to the room there and then, hours before the check in time. It's brilliantly central to both the royal mile, train station, etc. Staff were always really welcoming. Rooms were comfortable with both soft and harder pillows which I thought was a nice touch. I checked...

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Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel is what makes it, its literally 2 minutes walk from the dungeons, around the corner from the royal mile and the grass market is 10 minutes walk. The rooms are small however but we didn't spend too much time in it. The staff are very friendly but the WIFI is very poor and no phone...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are spacious for the kind of value you paid, toilet amenities are basic (they have great hand wash and body wash shampoos) with spacious reception area for you to do networking or hang around. The staffs are helpful and they helped me to make phone call to reduce the number of days stay. They also assist me when I...

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: ₹ 5,475 - ₹ 8,545 (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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