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Dakota Edinburgh

11 Ferrymuir Retail Park, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9QZ Scotland
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Dakota Edinburgh is a 130 bedroom luxury hotel located 2 minutes from the Forth Bridge in South Queensferry, 10 minutes from Edinburgh Airport. The Hotel offers excellent service, accommodation with an award-winning bar & grill as well as meeting rooms and bespoke private dining events . The Grill offers an interesting, fresh, sophisticated menu with a brasserie style service. The stylish bar offers an extensive range of classic cocktails. All our contemporary styled air-conditioned bedrooms offer crisp cotton linens, deeply comfortable beds, Sky on digital LCD TV's and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. We hope you'll feel right at home. Guests can book our complimentary airport transfer service to or from Edinburgh Airport. Available Monday to Friday, 6am until 10pm, on a pre-booked basis, subject to availability.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Free airport transportation
Conference facilities
Banquet room
24-hour security
Parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
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Bridal suite
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Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Polish
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Aaron L wrote a review 18 Feb
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Upon arriving the service was excellent right to the minute we left , upon entering the bar and grill the host i think his name was george absolutely fantastic service not a fault the whole night , big thankyou to george and the restuarant staff as they made our night special and one to remember, i will return
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Dear Aaron L, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a kind 5-star review from your recent stay at Dakota Edinburgh. I am pleased to read that you had a wonderful evening with us to celebrate Valentines. The whole team are committed to ensuring you have the perfect stay and George, along with the whole hotel will be delighted that they had such a positive impact on your stay. I will take great pleasure in sharing your compliments with the team. As always, we look forward to continuing to welcoming you back to Dakota, and if I can be of any assistance with the booking process, please do not hesitate to email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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niko g wrote a review 17 Feb
4 contributions3 helpful votes
LOVELIEST PLACE, stayed a night for two and reception were the loviest people!!! Highlight of the night was our server at the bar and grill.Blonde girl, Didn't ask for a name unfortunately, but we came around 6pm 17 Feb so i hope she gets the recognition she truly deserves! Made our 2 year anniversary as special as ever.Absolute delight !! We had the flat iron steak and the smoked haddock starter, which we were sceptical for at first but the taste was immaculate so were the portions. they were just right. They even accommodated us with a free sharing starter which was very delightful,even my boyfriend who didn’t like some of the main ingredients used loved it! shame it wasn’t on the menu. recommend highly for a stay and definitely for the bar and grill!!
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dear Niko G, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a kind 5-star review from your recent experience at Dakota Edinburgh. I am pleased to read that you had a wonderful evening to celebrate your anniversary and its great to see that we made this special occasion so memorable for you both. We pride ourselves on delivering a top class level of service so I am pleased to see that we have achieved what we set out to do- I will take great pleasure in sharing your compliments with the team. I do hope that we can have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Dakota in the near future and kindly ask that should you wish to return, that you email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk and I will be happy to assist with any arrangements. Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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Stuart Innes wrote a review 15 Feb
Aberdeen, United Kingdom12 contributions23 helpful votes
Excellent hotel and staff at reception and in restaurant. I would highly recommend the Dakota in Edinburgh. The food in restaurant was of a high standard and the waiting staff were also fantastic and provided excellent customer service..
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dear Mr Innes, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a kind 5-star review from your recent stay at Dakota Edinburgh. I am pleased to read that you had a wonderful experience whilst attending the Rugby at Murrayfield. Good food, attentive service and stylish surroundings were all hallmarks here at Dakota, so I am thrilled to see that we have achieved what we set out to do. I will take great pleasure in sharing your compliments with the team. I do hope that we can have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Dakota in the near future and kindly ask that should you wish to return, that you email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk and I will be happy to assist with any booking arrangements. Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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JK George wrote a review 14 Feb
Houston, Texas7 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent service and great room. Close to the airport with convenient shuttle service. Also close to city center and highways for rapid transportation to elsewhere in Scotland. All the staff members we interacted with were professional and friendly. Good restaurant / bar as well.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Dear JK George, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a kind 5-star review from your recent stay at Dakota Edinburgh. I am delighted to read that you had an overall enjoyable stay. Good food, attentive service and stylish surroundings were all hallmarks here at Dakota, so I am thrilled to see that we have achieved what we set out to do. I will take great pleasure in sharing your compliments with the team. I do hope that we can have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Dakota in the near future and kindly ask that should you wish to return, that you email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk and I will be happy to assist with any booking arrangements. Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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Belinda B wrote a review 14 Feb
5 contributions3 helpful votes
We have regularly stayed at the Dakota over the years & always found it fabulous. The trip st the weekend was no exception. The bedrooms are lovely, breakfast is great with a big selection of hot & cold. The staff are always very professional & attentive. One staff member in particular stood out on Monday 12th Feb & that was Nathan. He was our waiter at breakfast & was very pleasant & nothing was too much trouble for him. We had ordered a hot choice & it arrived whilst we were still finishing our cereal. Nathan immediately came over with no prompting from us & offered to take our breakfast back to the kitchen to keep it warm until we were ready for it. This was very kind & in my opinion went above & beyond as he acted off his own instincts & clearly natural ability to provide an excellent customer service & experience. Well done Nathan it was a pleasure to meet you & thank you.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Responded 4 days ago
Dear Belinda, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a kind 5-star review from your recent stay at Dakota Edinburgh. I am thrilled to read that you have had another wonderful stay, and that the main highlight of your experience was the service you received from the team, particularly, Nathan. I will take great pleasure in passing on your compliments as I know they will be thrilled to have had such a positive impact on your stay. As always, we look forward to continuing to welcoming you back to Dakota, and if I can be of any assistance with the booking process, please do not hesitate to email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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andrew_j190729 wrote a review 14 Feb
Wakefield, United Kingdom5 contributions4 helpful votes
Second stay in the last two weeks A good as ever Special shout out to Nathan who worked breakfast Monday morning. What a polite guy and a credit to the hotel. We were still eating our cereals when our cooked breakfast was brought out and left on the table. Nathan saw that we had not finished and asked if we wanted the breakfast put under the hot plate while we finished our cereals. A small think but much appreciated Will stay again soon Andy
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 5 days ago
Dear Andrew J, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a kind 5-star review from your recent stay at Dakota Edinburgh. I am delighted to read that you have always had a wonderful stay every time you have stayed with us, and that your most recent experience was no different. The whole team are committed to ensuring you have the perfect stay and Nathan, along with the whole hotel will be delighted that they had such a positive impact on your stay. I will take great pleasure in sharing your compliments with the team. As always, we look forward to continuing to welcoming you back to Dakota, and if I can be of any assistance with the booking process, please do not hesitate to email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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Isla B wrote a review 12 Feb
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom7 contributions
Another excellent stay, you cannot fault the service throughout the hotel, especially the staff on reception who have fantastic attention to detail. Extremely comfortable room & bed. Excellent food & drink with lots of choice available. The venison gnocchi is quite possibly one of the best things I’ve ever had to eat!!!!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Dear IslaB26, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with another kind 5-star review from your recent stay at Dakota Edinburgh. I am pleased to see that you have had another wonderful stay, and that the service provided by the team is always a main highlight. It is also great to see that the new addition of the Venison Gnocchi was memorable and I will be sure to pass on your compliments to the team. We look forward to continuing to welcoming you back to Dakota and if I can ever be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk. Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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VWaqy wrote a review 10 Feb
Glasgow, United Kingdom70 contributions68 helpful votes
Just wasn't what I'd hoped for or expected. Cold welcome on arrival, like the staff was too busy on their computer screen with 0 eye contact. Travel all over the world and stay in various hotels but have never had that kind of interaction, have more chit chat and welcome feeling when I check in at a Travelodge! The room was okay, as to be expected following the dark theme. Interesting layout, good tea facilities. The TV had Freeview sky, however didn't have any smart functions as I thought it might have. Reception area was nice The one thing that I would rave about is the shower, fantastic and very powerful. And to be honest, that is the only memorable part about the stay. I have had a better experience at the EuroCentral branch, but I will not be rushing back to Queensferry, the view out of the room was a toilet paper wrapped around a tree surrounded by a grass park and apartments.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Dear VWaqy, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback from your recent stay at Dakota Edinburgh. I am disappointed to read that your recent stay with us has left you feeling deflated and for this I sincerely apologise. We always pride ourselves on providing a top class level of service and so I was shocked to learn of your cold arrival and I will be sure to following this up with our Reception Manager. As you will see from the majority of the reviews on this particular platform we score excellent overall and we are a hotel that comes highly recommended so I do hope you will return and experience Dakota at its best. Should this be the case, I kindly ask that you email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk and I will be happy to assist with the arrangements. Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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MJB wrote a review 6 Feb
4 contributions2 helpful votes
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Lovely rooms, beautiful views over the Firth of Forth and some very tasty food. We stayed on a Saturday afternoon through to the Sunday morning. We booked the dinner, bed and breakfast offer and without a doubt, we will do it again. Lovely greeting at reception, the room and beds are very comfortable. We walked down to South Queensferry to visit a few of the local bars, then back to the hotel for dinner. Dinner was great, lovely starters and mains, a superb bottle of wine, all with first class service. Breakfast was again, brilliant. The full Scottish breakfast hit the spot. We will definitely come back!
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dear MJB, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a kind 5-star review from your recent stay at Dakota Edinburgh. I am pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the service provided by the team was of a main highlight. Delivering first class service to all our guest is something that our team at Dakota Edinburgh are passionate about and I am thrilled that you have commented on how attentive and welcoming the team were. I will take great pleasure in sharing your feedback with our team. I do hope that we can have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Dakota in the near future and kindly ask that should you wish to return, that you email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk and I will be happy to assist with any booking arrangements. Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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Lisa D wrote a review 5 Feb
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Lovely hotel . So comfortable. Staff lovely and friendly. Bed was so comfortable too . Nice chilled vibe . I will definitely be returning in the near future. Shower was really good too. Loved my stay at Dakota in Edinburgh. Food was amazing fish n chips was lovely 😊
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Lisa D, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a kind 5-star review from your recent stay at Dakota Edinburgh. I am delighted to red that overall you had an enjoyable stay, and that the service provided by the team, along with the food you enjoyed in The Grill, through to the comfort and cleanliness of your room were all of a main highlight. I will take great pleasure in sharing your kind words with the team. I do hope that we can have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Dakota in the near future and kindly ask that should you wish to return, that you email me directly on guestrelations@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk and I will be happy to assist with any booking arrangements. Warm Regards, Lisa Blyth Guest Experience & Loyalty Manager
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PRICE RANGE
£75 - £132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
dakota forth bridge edinburgh, dakota forth bridge hotel edinburgh
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United KingdomScotlandEdinburghSouth Queensferry
NUMBER OF ROOMS
130
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dakota Edinburgh
Which popular attractions are close to Dakota Edinburgh?
Nearby attractions include Forth Road Bridge (0.1 miles), South Queensferry Harbour (0.3 miles), and South Queensferry (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Dakota Edinburgh?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Dakota Edinburgh?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Dakota Edinburgh?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Dakota Edinburgh?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Dakota Edinburgh?
Conveniently located restaurants include Picnic Coffee Shop, The Boathouse, and Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Dakota Edinburgh?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Dakota Edinburgh have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Dakota Edinburgh offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Dakota Edinburgh have airport transportation?
Yes, Dakota Edinburgh offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Dakota Edinburgh located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the centre of South Queensferry.
Are any cleaning services offered at Dakota Edinburgh?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.