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Abbey Hotel

9 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB, United Kingdom
+44 131 557 0022

€56+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
based on 1,031 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.5
  • 8.4
  • 5.3

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  • Great view
  • Friendly service

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    About

    Situated in an elegant tree-lined terrace, overlooking the Firth of Forth, is the Abbey Hotel (formerly Greenside Hotel). Designed by the renowned architect William Playfair as a family town house for a wealthy merchant, this is an traditional Georgian building, built in 1820, with many of fine original features still in place. We are sorry but we do not have a lift. NEWLY REFURBISHED RECEPTION & PUBLIC AREAS PLEASE NOTE RECEPTION IS NOT OPEN 24hrs. Latest Check-In Time is 10:00PM - Should you have an unscheduled travel delay please call the Hotel to arrange a later check-in. The hotel is ideally situated for both business and leisure guests, being a 10 minute walk from the bustling cosmopolitan heart of the City. Only 10 minutes to Princes Street and Ocean Terminal for the Royal Yacht Brittania. Close to Playhouse Theatre (5 minutes walk), Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Princes Street (with it s famous gardens and views of Edinburgh Castle). Access to Edinburgh s International Conference Centre, the Airport and motorway networks is very convenient, and Waverley train and St Andrew Square bus station are close by. Our welcoming en-suite rooms offer the discerning traveller all the comforts expected, including Freeview Digital colour television, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer and telephone. Free Wi-Fi (Internet access is available in all bedrooms), also lap-top hire if required Snacks available within the hotel, upon request Local Golf can be arranged Most of the hotel s refurbished rooms (new soft furnishings include DUVETS on guest beds, although blankets also provided, if preferred) provide wonderful views over Royal Terrace gardens and out to the Firth of Forth, or the tranquility of our own private gardens to the rear. Edinburgh has all that the visitor could wish for. With many fine art galleries, museums and theatres, a cultural presence is never far away. History is reflected in the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyrood House and the Castle, all contrasting with the elegant terraces of the new town. As a base for touring, Edinburgh is unbeatable. There is a wide variety of local shopping facilities, including Harvey Nichols, restaurants and bars. Just a few minute s walk from the Omni Centre which boasts a Warner Village Cinema, bars, restaurants, nightclub and comedy venue.

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    AMENITIES

    • Internet
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 1,031 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "City centre within easy reach, said 95%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% said the reception staff was great."
      7.6 "76% thought the service was very professional."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      9.0 "90% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.0 "Very good internet connection."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Beds were acceptable for 68%."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.2 "Only 62% thought the shower was ok."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.1 "61% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.8 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.4 "76% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 391 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.7 "Internet works."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      4.1 "59% complained about the bathroom."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.8 "For 82%, the rooms looked old."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.1 "79% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 216 reviews
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      9.0 "90% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.0 "Very good internet connection."
    • 7.2 "High comfort."
      7.8 "78% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.9 "79% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
    • 5.8 "Average amenities."
      5.0 "50% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.0 "80% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 422 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.1 "81% thought the service was very professional."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
      8.8 "88% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 8.6 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.3 "Good value."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 8.2 "Very good internet connection."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      7.0 "70% thought rooms were spacious."
      6.2 "Only 62% thought the shower was ok."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.7 "73% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
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    "Friendly service"
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