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THE GLASS HOUSE

££ - £££British
12-26 St. Giles Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PT, Scotland
+44 131 225 4564
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
31 May 2017
“Very nice contemporary hotel in new Edinburgh”
15 May 2017
“Afternoon Tea not the price you think! ”
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12-26 St. Giles Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PT, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Love this hotel. This is close to the train station and the royal mile. The rooms are well appointed and the staff are so wonderful. Every staff member we met went out of their way to make our stay so great. They made us feel...More

Thank Jeanne A
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights. We were upgraded because of the layout of the hotel our first room involved a couple of flights of stairs and my partner had a bad back. It's not clear on the booking form that stairs are involved. However they...More

Thank Candace H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We came here without knowing the hotel or having any recommendation. But It was listed as an "Excellent location" in Booking.com (it is indeed) and it is an "Autograph Collection" by Marriott, so we thought it'd be good. Well, not worth its price. The hotel...More

1  Thank Roge R
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We were so pleased after train rides and touring when we checked in weary that the bed/pillow was as incredibly comfortable as we had found since arriving n the UK several days earlier. This modern, attractive hotel set, somewhat confusingly over a multiplex cinema about...More

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A modern hotel with a historic stone facade, used as a setting for the beauty of the hotel's glass walls. The distance to the entrance from the curb is tiny bit more than your typical hotel, but the extra 17 strides are worth it. What...More

Thank CaliforniaRichard_00
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Visited for afternoon tea on a glorious day, lovely welcome at reception and personally escorted to the restaurant - a necessity - and then met by Maria who was a most personable server. Then came the let down, we knew that it wasn't a traditional...More

Thank Crips
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

11 of us went for afternoon tea on Saturday to celebrate a friend's birthday. We were told it would be £26 pp. I was keen to pay for it at the beginning but to my shock they had automatically added on 10% service charge- even...More

Thank Lynne1153
Reviewed 1 May 2017

To Edinburgh, for New Year's celebrations and visiting friends. We had a fantastic time in Edinburgh .This was due to our stay in The Glass House. Nothing was too much trouble for staff. Most polite, helpful and informative with directions and answer to questions. We...More

1  Thank youngatheartseventy
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We had one very pleasant night in the Glass House, nothing was too much trouble for the staff they were pleasant at all times serving Whiskey,finding a dinner reservation,showing to your room or serving your breakfast. The executive suite was roomy with a bath which...More

Thank kathryntwell
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A gorgeous hotel with a lovely view of a beautiful mountain !! Hotel is very well managed and staff are friendly and competent. I would recommend this hotel for work and relaxing, room is stunning and spacious and very clean. Food was awesome and wine...More

Thank Dafischer
Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12-26 St. Giles Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 4564
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