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24 Royal Terrace

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Vancouver, Canada
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I recently finished 2 hikes, of about 100 miles each, in Scotland. The first involved sleeping in bothies and my tent; miles of bog and rain, one set of clothes, no hot water etc. Toward the end of the second I was outside Edinburgh one night, feeling pretty beat, and decided enough was enough I'd get a bed and hot...

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff make this place a great experience. Breakfast ranges from a very economical continental fare to a full Scottish breakfast which is reasonably priced, but a bit more. Over a five night stay we were assisted with cabs, sending out laundry after running out of clean clothes three weeks into our trip, suggesting restaurants that were very good and...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for my boyfriend birthday last weekend. Hotel was amazing!! The staff were all so friendly and helpful, offering to carry bags and escorting us up to our room. Room was gorgeous! Bed was massive and so comfy, bathroom was beautiful also. Had a large shower and all the amenities you need - cotton pads/buds, tooth picks, shampoo, body...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The staff of the hotel were all very friendly! The room was wonderful we even had a couch in it. Love how much art is around, collected by the owner. The breakfasts are very filling and the pastries and bread are baked fresh every morning. The aroma in the early morning is divine ( yes, we could smell it acutely...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Recently stayed here and was really impressed by the decor, location, staff, and comfort. The room was huge and faced a beautiful garden. The bar has a fantastic whiskey selection and we even learned a bit more about the proper way to taste! Bed was super comfy, and all the little amenities were available in room. Staff were very pleasant...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Nancy, Many thanks for writing such a positive review of your stay. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Poor value for money. Dirty bathrooms, uncomfortable beds, noisy, cold room, exit light flashing all night ( which was inside the room ) poor room layout. I would highly recommend staying somewhere else. SO not worth the money.

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Claire, It is disappointing that businesses such as ours are subject to ultimatums presented by certain individuals; in this case - refund or bad review - and we can see the outcome. As you will see from many previous responses and our ranking within Edinburgh, we do have a fantastic hotel, great team and unique product. I'm certain that...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Three of us stayed at 24 Royal Terrace and were very impressed with all aspects of the hotel. The rooms were large and roomy. The staff were very attentive and helpful while remaining very professional. The breakfasts were genuinely superb and fantastic value for money. If you stay here you'd be mad not to have the breakfast. Finally the location...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Philip, Thank you for taking the time to write a review; I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hotel is superb. As you cross the threshold you are welcomed by engaging, courteous staff who invite you into the elegance of an Edinburgh townhouse with its red carpeted stairwell and gracious cupola; you are invited to experience the luxury of rooms decorated in plush velvet, crisp cottons, soft silks and in our case silver patterned wallpaper...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Isabel, Many thanks for such a glowing review of your stay; I'm glad that you thoroughly enjoyed it! We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us spent a wonderful weekend at this hotel. We felt very welcome here and thoroughly enjoyed both the delicious breakfasts and the relaxed evening drinks in the bar. The rooms were nice with lovely views onto the garden and the beds were comfortable. Thankyou so much for your hospitality. We will be back!

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Sybil, Thank you for writing such a fantastic review of your stay, we certainly look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This apartment-hotel is in a great location for anyone visiting central Edinburgh. We were greeted at reception immediately by two very pleasant members of staff. One of them got us checked in straight away and gave us all of the information we needed. He took us down to our apartment, with no fuss. The apartment was lovely, very clean, very...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. We'll look into adjusting the close speed of the sliding door for next time you stay. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
24 Royal Terrace is a new hotel on one of Edinburgh’s most iconic Georgian terraces. Designed by the famous architect William Playfair in the 1820s, the 16-bedroom hotel retains the original architectural features of the building whilst introducing a bold contemporary interior design. Situated in close proximity to the town centre, the hotel backs onto the Royal Gardens of Holyrood Palace and Calton Hill with commanding views across to the Firth of Forth. All rooms offer beautiful views, either of the hotel’s garden or onto the majestic Royal Terrace itself. Suited to both business and leisure guests, the rooms vary from spacious apartment suites to affordable single rooms. Our elegant rooms are designed for comfort and relaxation with stylish contemporary fabrics, heavenly beds, White Company toiletries, plump white towels and Egyptian cotton sheets. Mixing the old with the new, the suites comprise antique furniture with modern touches. Some rooms feature cast iron baths in the bedroom, whilst others have rain showers in the bathroom. All bedrooms offer wireless and wired internet connection to ensure guests can tap into our high speed internet, have Samsung Smart TVs fitted with amplified Soundbars and Apple Airport Express, enabling guests to stream audio and video from their own devices or from their NetFlix accounts, plus USB power sockets for charging devices. The entertainment isn’t limited to the bedroom; in the en-suite bathrooms, guests can control their music from a keypad to play over high quality Blucube speakers. The hotel features a private, original art collection including works by Scottish artists John Bellany, Peter Howson, Steven Campbell, Henry Kondracki and John Bratby. 24 Royal Terrace’s facilities include rt’s bar, a stylish meeting point for guests serving a carefully selected menu, from Scottish and continental breakfast in the morning, to tapas in the evening. A champagne afternoon tea is also on offer at rt’s between 2 and 5pm daily. rt’s serves a fine range of whiskies, playing to Royal Terrace’s historical nickname, ‘Whisky Row’, a reference to the number of spirit merchants who lived on the terrace when it was newly built. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 24 Royal Terrace

Address: 24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: £127 - £240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 24 Royal Terrace 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“We loved the apartment on the lower level.”
Badgerwanderers, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet but the back rooms are practically silent looking on to the garden”
isabelishm, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Apartments are great. Might not suit if you like super-big double beds.”
BuddyPB, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I booked during a sale in January so got a Junior Suite cheaper than a standard double room.”
853AndrewJ853, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stopped in for a couple of breakfasts. If the staff are anything to go by, it's worth a serious look accommodation wise.”
MacL999, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
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