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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here from 5th June a Tues to Sat 9th, we did not realise that there was no lift Available n as I've arthritis in both knees it was a nite mare, also we bkd a double room n got twin beds, place was...More

Thank maryokeeffe
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Mary, We're sorry you were unhappy with your stay at the hotel, may I just say you booked the deluxe twin room and not a double room which comes with twin beds as standard and there is no double bed option for this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was my last day in Scotland, everything was perfect until here, staff is really nice and welcoming however the room was horrible, very very dirty, unknown scary stains, old dust, smelly room, the old alarm clock waked is up at midnight by any reason, the...More

Thank Montse F
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Montserrat, We're so sorry you found the room dirty, this is highly unusual for our hotel and comments regarding cleanliness are almost always positive. However I have looked into it and we had a new housekeeper on duty the morning of your arrival...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

No frills accommodation! Lovely clean room, plenty tea and coffee and comfy bed. Can't argue for price. Right in the middle of things! We had a lovely view across the gardens. Bar next door was brill and cheap too.

Thank Sambucagirl
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Sambucagirl, Thank for the review glad you enjoyed it, I'll pass on your comments to the barstaff too. Kind regards, Scott

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

After reading some of the previous reviews I was a little concerned about what to expect... After arriving at the airport we got on the tram to Haymarket stop.. A short walk and we arrived at the Guards Hotel... What a beautiful old building .....More

Thank Dee257
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 3 April 2018

Good afternoon Dee, Thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay here and I agree with you it is a beautiful old building and it's great to hear that you appreciated the hotel's character, charm and...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We are not the type of people to complain, it’s not important to us to have a flashy hotel but this was pretty awful. We got showed to the room which was on the ground floor. Small and cold with a creaky bed, curtains that...More

Thank Rebecca M
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 20 December 2017

Good afternoon Rebecca, We're sorry to hear of your discomfort at The Guards Hotel during your stay at the weekend. I can only apologise about the noise on Friday night, our hotel was full of guests who were having their office parties and were a...More

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US$63 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
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neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
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