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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love this place! Want to stay here again for sure! Quirky but extremely well thought out. Lovely touches, extremely helpful staff (helped me with a booking issue), comfy bed, lovely shower, I could go on and on!

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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Adell2205! Thank you for this amazing 5 star review of your recent stay with us, it's a joy to read such positive feedback from our guests! We're delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay, from our friendly reception team to our luxurious rainfall showers! We are so flattered to read that you plan to stay again, remember...

Freeburg, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a fun place to stay and right in the middle of Edinburgh attractions. We had a GREAT time! Hotel was a little confusing to get around, but once you figure out where your room is, it's fine. Everything we did there was great. Food good and drinks a plenty, shopping great! Castle tour is worth taking.

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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this review

Hello April0459! Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of your recent stay with us, we really appreciate your feedback. We're so pleased that you had fun during your stay at The Grassmarket, due to the age of our building it can be a little tricky to navigate but we hope that just adds to our...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time we have stayed at the Grassmarket Hotel and this time we booked the larger Comfy room instead of the Snug and it was worth the extra cash. The Snug is very small and a bit stuffy as the window wouldn't open, but the Comfy was lovely with a fantastic view over the Grassmarket. The staff...

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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this review

Hi 167lucya, Thank you for this lovely review of your recent stay with us, we're so pleased that you enjoyed your first visit so much that you booked to stay again! We're delighted to read that you loved our Comfy rooms, they are perfect for a little extra space and a gorgeous view over our lively Grassmarket! We would love...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming hotel , friendly reception, not pretentious. Rooms decorated with Dandy comics wallpaper, map of the city on the wall made the room fun. Daily supply of chocolate marshmallows appreciated. Good central location.

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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Carol W, Thank you for this lovely 5 star review of your recent stay with us. We're so pleased that you liked our relaxed and friendly check in and that you enjoyed our unique bedrooms with the magnetic wall map feature! We would love to have you stay again, remember to get in touch directly on 0131 2202299 for...

Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to The Grassmarket Hotel, having stayed last January and loved the hotel and it's location. Our one issue last time had been the size and accessibility of the bathroom, and a quick call to the hotel resolved this for our most recent stay. A quick tip - the hotel offers two room 'sizes' but these...

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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this review

Hi MikeGTN, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent stay with us. Such a detailed review will be helpful for our future guests. We are delighted to reach such a positive review from our guests, especially when you did experience some issues during your stay. I'm so pleased to hear that our staff were...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location. Stonesthrow away from Edinburgh castle. Clean room and lovely bathroom. Only problem is that it's next to a pub and we was on the 1st floor so could hear the live bands Tuesday and wednesday night until 1am. So if you don't mind the noise then this place is a bargain!! Lovely staff as well.

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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this review

Hi garethporter, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review of your recent stay with us. We're so lucky to be in the heart of the city, right beside Edinburgh Castle and the historic Royal Mile! We're o pleased that you found our staff to be so friendly, I will be sure to pass on your comments...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to stay for my boyfriends birthday. The grassmarket had arranged a surprise box of chocolates and a wee note along with it wishing us a happy stay. Thought that was so lovely. Also never had a hotel email before hand asking if we would like any special requirements and that they are looking forward to...

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Hi Gemma M! Thank you for this lovely 5 star review of your recent stay with us - we are so pleased that you both enjoyed your time in Edinburgh! Our reception team love to make our guests feel special, especially on a birthday! So it's lovely to hear that you enjoyed our complimentary chocolates and card. I will be...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the place is very good. The room is nice and clean with all the amentities that you would need. Staffs are very helping you with your suitcases and everything and you get fresh coffee in the morning !

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64manager, Manager at Grassmarket Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jun B, Thank you for this lovely 5 star review of your recent stay with us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed our unique bedrooms and found that they had everything you needed for a weekend away! I will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to our reception team, they will be thrilled to hear that...

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a snug room as a treat for me and my partner in the January sale. This is our third visit and would return in a heartbeat. In the room we were greeted with a free bottle of prosecco and the regular tunnocks tea cakes. I cannot recommend this place highly enough for service and general ambience. Near to some...

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Hello MoranPiglet! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this excellent 5 star review of your recent stay with us. It's amazing to hear such positive feedback from our guests and we are so flattered that you are already on your third visit with us! We're so pleased that you enjoyed our complimentary Prosecco offer and that...

Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time I have stayed at this hotel and even though it was only for one night, it was brilliant. The hotel is only a short walk (10-15 mins) from Edinburgh Waverley station and is in an ideal location. I had booked a snug double room (3rd-4th Jan) and i'm happy to say the room was spotless with nothing to...

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Hi JModulo, Wow - thank you so much for this lovely 5 star review of your recent stay with us in Edinburgh! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your first visit so much, I'm glad to read that our friendly staff and unique decor were some of the highlights of your stay! Don't be a stranger, give us...

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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)
The newly refurbished Grassmarket Hotel is the perfect choice for work and play, and is centrally located only a 2 minute walk from the famous Royal Mile, 10 minute walk from the Edinburgh International Conference Centre and moments from the best attractions Edinburgh has to offer including Edinburgh Castle and the historic Royal Mile. If you like to unwind after a hard day in quirky stylish surroundings, you won’t be disappointed. Our designs bring a distinctive and fresh flavour to the Edinburgh hotel market whilst incorporating traditional Scottish twists, with a few surprises along the way! The hotel has newly refurbished guestrooms, ranging from cosy (single room), comfy (standard twin/double) and comfy plus (triple or 4 singles) all complete with rainfall style showers. Can’t cope without your iPod? Pop it in our dock & kick back in sound proofed rooms. Each bedroom has a large flat screen plasma TV. Oh and if that wasn’t enough to keep you occupied, we also have free Wi-Fi. New to the city? All rooms have wall sized magnetic map that will point you in the right direction and air conditioning as standard. ... more   less 

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Address: 94 - 96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 4,701 - ₹ 17,460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grassmarket Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Ask for a room away from the front of the hotel if you're going on a Friday or Saturday night as it gets pretty noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles susiepm, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a large room or you may get what we got very small”
 of 5 bubbles Lindacor69, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner room has plenty light and good view of the street.”
  • The bathroom with some of the beautiful toiletries
  • Coffee mugs with teacakes , and jars filled with coffee tea and lumps of sugar
 of 5 bubbles rockfan1_11, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Air conditioner/heating disturbing.”
 of 5 bubbles jenffive, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The snug room is really snug but that is what I needed. If you do need more room there is plenty of space under the bed to store your bags. ”
 of 5 bubbles 175milicas, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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