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Southington, Connecticut
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45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We have been staying at the Fountain Court apartments on Grove Street here in Edinburgh. We find the management and staff to be very friendly and professional. Our location is good and walking we have found can get us just about anywhere. Very close to Edinburgh Castle and to Old and New town. Only downside the rooms are small and... More 

Thank Joanne P
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Your feedback is tremendously valuable to us and we appreciate your comments. It is great that you enjoyed your stay with us and consider us a good choice for accommodation in the city. We hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Edinburgh! Best wishes from the Fountain Court Team, Susann More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Stayed at the Grove Street apartment complex after being 'upgraded' from where I booked in Morrison Street, no idea why but what a result! The apartment was large with 2 bedrooms one double and the other 2 singles. Access was via a modern lift. Beds clean and very comfortable if a little soft, lounge great with good size tv and... More 

Thank westsidesteve2014
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We really appreciate your comprehensive review and are glad you enjoyed your upgrade. Apologies that our Housekeeping Team disturbed your sleep. Please do use the "Do not disturb" sign outside your door to let our housekeepers know when you are having a lie-in. We look forward to welcoming you back! Best wishes from all the... More 

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Booked 6 apartments for my daughter's Hen do, for 2 nights. We were upgraded to executive apartments, which meant we had 2 bathrooms, with 2 bedrooms. Everything was spotlessly clean, tasteful, and in very good condition. Although we did not use the kitchen facilities, the living area was definitely big enough for our group to meet for a quick drink... More 

Thank mairi315967
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review. I am glad that you all enjoyed your weekend at our Grove Executive Apartments and appreciated the spacious apartments, excellent location and friendly staff. We look forward to welcoming you back, best wishes Susann More 

Torshavn, Faroe Islands
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The apartments are said to be luxurious, that is to oversell the apartments, they are however quite nice and overall ok, but not luxurious as mentioned in most text about them. Coming from the nordic region, you might even find them a bit shabby. We had a two room apartment, consider what you get, it was somewhat pricy, but then... More 

Thank Breidablik
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our 4 star apartments. Please accept my sincere apologies with regard to the wifi, last week there were many storms with many national providers experiencing slowness or loss of service. This has now been rectified by our service provider. I do hope we can welcome you back when you next plan to stay in... More 

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103 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The official rating of this place is 4 stars. However, having travelled quite extensively, I think it is more at a 3 star level. Check-in was quick with no dramas. The reception staff member was lovely. The room setup is fine, with a separate bedroom, lounge, kitchen and bathroom. My bathroom appears to have been renovated fairly recently. The bed... More 

Thank Brizzz
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent stay. I am pleased you found check in efficient and our staff friendly. I am sorry that you thought the Housekeeping not to our usual high standards, we do have a ongoing program for both painting and replacing carpets where required. I have highlighted your constructive feedback to our Housekeeping & Maintenance... More 

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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Nice, clean, close to amenities such as grass market. Both stations within walking distance and just out the way enough that it's quiet. Modern well finished apartments with all the necessary instruments to live away for a night or two.....

1 Thank Grant K
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback. Excellent, that you found a comfortable home away from home in our apartments. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best wishes, Susann More 

San Francisco, California
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30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

With the nice Trip Advisor and star ratings, my expectations were much much higher than what I've got. The good things are: 1. Good location - about 10 min walk to the tourist attractions 2. Convenient parking, always available. £10/night 3. Two bedroom apartment for the price of a hotel room. Minuses: 1. Everything is old inside. You can find... More 

Thank Denis_111
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the location of our apartments and took advantage of our parking facilities. We regret to hear that our facilities and service did not meet your expectations however. Your feedback has been communicated to the relevant departments, but I would like to point out that our apartments and... More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

These apartments are very nice and very cheap given what they offer. We were located about a 10/15 minute walk from the main attractions of Edinburgh. We were part of a stag do that stayed across 3 rooms and actually price wise it was about £40 a night which wasn't bad for a bank holiday weekend. The apartments were relatively... More 

Thank Asfkwongy
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

Thank you for your comprehensive review! We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you liked the value, cleanliness, location and equipment of the apartment. Apologies about the problems with noise, we do ask guests to keep noise down during night hours. The boiler has been fixed since your departure, thank you for pointing that out. We look... More 

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The two bedroom apartment was clean and nicely furnished. The location is excellent, with just a 10-15 minute walk to the city centre. The apartment has a kitchen with plenty of appliances, but virtually no cooking equipment. No knives, pans, chopping board, etc. Preparing any sort of meal would be a challenge. There wasn't even any cereal bowls! This wasn't... More 

Thank JamesDean_UK
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! Great that you found the apartments well-located, clean and nicely furnished. We pride ourselves in providing a home from home for our guests, so it is a shame to hear that you didn't find all you would have liked in the apartments. I will bring this up... More 

United States
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76 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We booked a two bedroom flat and LOVED it. Pretty close to city center. We were travelling for three weeks with small backpacks so we took advantage of the washer/dryer, it took forever and a day but our clothes came out nice and clean! When we come back to Edinburgh (who knows when) we would love to stay here again.... More 

Thank Alexia P
Fountain_Court, Digital Marketing Manager at Fountain Court Apartments - Grove, responded to this review

What a delightful review to brighten up our day at Fountain Court HQs, thank you very much for leaving us 5 stars. It is a great compliment that you felt at home in our spacious and light apartments. If you return to Edinburgh, we would LOVE to have you back. Best wishes, Susann More 

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable 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 sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Address: 121 Grove Street, Edinburgh EH3 8AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: £63 - £242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fountain Court Apartments - Grove 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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“Grove Street apartments are quiet with no passing traffic”
 of 5 bubbles westsidesteve2014, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“My room was above the front door so a little noisy. I would imagine the back is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles mairi315967, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Beware these apartments are in the middle of student land - so a bit noisy in the early hours of Sunday morning!! ”
 of 5 bubbles lindalX747JS, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“best view,service”
 of 5 bubbles selven13, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't go here.”
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