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Review of The Knight Residence by Mansley

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The Knight Residence by Mansley
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Arlington, Virginia
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“Thanksgiving in Edinburgh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

Our apartment (2 bed, 2 bath) was conveniently located and an easy walk to all the important sights of Edinburgh and groceries were steps away. Although the complementary breakfast basket with cereals, bread, milk, juice, coffee, tea, jams and the like keep us from needed groceries upon arrival. Especially nice after a long international journey! The staff, especially Christopher, couldn't have been more helpful by providing us with details about the flat and the surrounding area. The apartment was very spacious, bigger than expected really for a flat anywhere in the UK, and exceptionally outfitted for a week-long stay with our family. Comfortable beds, modern baths and very clean and kept that way by daily maid service. Private and quiet. A great value, great stay in Edinburgh. We'll be back and stay again at the Knight Residences!

Room Tip: Ask for an apartment in High Riggs. Lovely building.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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2 Thank nancieo
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KnightResidence, General Manager at The Knight Residence by Mansley, responded to this review, 27 December 2013
Dear Nancieo, I love your review. You managed to sum up everything we try to be - convenient, private, quiet, clean, spacious with bonus of the ability to self-cater. We look forward to your return. Kind regards, Colin Stone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

Stayed for 3 day's .great alternative to a hotel.very comfortable 4# quality bed and bath!as well as sitting room and kitchen?easy walk to old town and lots of restaurants.Supermarket and takeaways also within easy reach.a few sleazy nightclubs nearby ,but not a bother during day and evening.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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KnightResidence, General Manager at The Knight Residence by Mansley, responded to this review, 27 December 2013
Thank you for your review of The Knight Residence. We strive to please our customers and really appreciate your "excellent" rating. I'm pleased the local hostelries did not disturb and you found the location convenient. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Colin Stone.
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Australind, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

We had only planned to stay 3 nights and ended up extending this by a extra 5 nights, the staff were very friendly especially Charlie full of information and nothing wasa bother, fully furnished apartments with a dishwasher and washing machine, fresh brad and milk, cereal tea code, biscuits all placed in the kitchen on arrival, this was walking distance to everything and certainly worth your while, we were in both a two and one bedroom apartment for our stay, great team of staff and made you very welcome.

Room Tip: We stayed in both the one bedroom and two bed room apartment which sleeps 3 adults very well, we als...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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1 Thank Railsmacca
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KnightResidence, General Manager at The Knight Residence by Mansley, responded to this review, 27 December 2013
Hi Railsmacca, Extremely grateful for your review, the title say's it all and is truly appreciated. Charlie is approaching his 15th year with us and is a true asset.
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Lancashire
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

Lovely apartments with everything you could need and more.
Breakfast basket with bread and milk was a great touch.
The staff from arrival to depature couldn't do enough for you.
Great location - a ten to fifteen minute stroll to Princes Street or a 5 min cab ride.
Would highly recommend and would definately stay again if in Edinburgh.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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2 Thank HolidayFanLancashire
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KnightResidence, General Manager at The Knight Residence by Mansley, responded to this review, 27 December 2013
Thank you HolidayFan, your review is much appreciated. Great to hear you would stay with us again - we look forward to that.
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Sao Paulo, SP
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013

Forget about Hotel Chains! Nice location, near the city attractions in a walking distance. The staff Chris, David, all them are really warm and helpful. The apartment is wide and cozy (ask for suite #3): Two bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen + laundry and bath. The hotel also offers for free a wide catalog of dvds for your night. During your stay, you'll have your name at the intercom... so that you feel local for a while. A different experience that you only find there with the Knights of Hospitality in Scotland.

Esqueça os hotéis de rede! Bem localizado, pertinho das atrações da cidade, dá para ir a pé! A equipe é super simpática e prestativa, com dicas sinceras sobre os programas da cidade. O apartamento 3 vale a pena, 2 quartos, sala, cozinha com máquina de lavar roupa, banheiro. Tem vasto catálogo (grátis) de DVD para assistir a vontade. O seu nome fica no interfone na entrada do hotel... assim, você se sente morador, enquanto ficar em Edimburgo. Uma experiência diferente, que não encontra em hotéis de rede, exclusividade dos "Cavaleiros (Knight) da hospitalidade"... como indica o nome do hotel.

Room Tip: I stayed at # 3.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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KnightResidence, General Manager at The Knight Residence by Mansley, responded to this review, 25 November 2013
Thank you for your review, it is truly appreciated. I am please you enjoyed your stay in apartment 3 - it is a two bedroom City Apartment and all two bedroom city apartments are identical in floor plan and facilities. "Knights of Hospitality" - I like that! Hope to see you again.
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Dahlonega, Georgia, United States
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2013

As we were traveling on a package, I do not know the price, but this place was definitely a great way to unwind at the end of our visit. Instead of heading to different hotel rooms or b&b rooms, we were able to visit, plan and unwind together in the parlor. The kitchen had all the bases covered. The location is not the best as far as surroundings, but the security is spot on! I really appreciated the robes as I was limited in packing and we were together during wind down and getting up time. It was nice to have a washer/dryer, too. The Knight Residence is easy walking distance to restaurants, pubs, shops, grocery, and sights. The beds were comfortable. It is old, but well kept. Chris was the manager on duty. He was most helpful and welcoming.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Suzanne C
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KnightResidence, General Manager at The Knight Residence by Mansley, responded to this review, 25 November 2013
Hi Suzanne, I am pleased you appreciated the space to spread out and relax. Thanks for staying with us.
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Oxted, United Kingdom
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

We needed to find an apartment that could sleep a family of 7 - 4 adults and 3 teenagers. We wanted to be in the centre of Edinburgh and within walking distance of Waverley for a good price. We were not dissapointed with these apartments. The apartment was spectacular, clean and even had breakfast goods laid on free of charge. All mod cons were there for use - a real home from home at a brilliant price and the staff couldn't have been more polite and helpful. 10 out of 10 - will definately stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank NaomiH1967
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KnightResidence, General Manager at The Knight Residence by Mansley, responded to this review, 22 November 2013
10/10 Naomi - we really do thank you for that. I'm guessing you stayed in our three bedroom apartment? I love it too - every room is so spacious and we just fitted that new kitchen in May 13. We hope to roll out that style of kitchen to all the apartments soon.

Great to hear you'd stay again - we'd like that.
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Property: The Knight Residence by Mansley
Address: 12 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, Scotland (Formerly The Knight Residence Edinburgh by Mansley Serviced Apartments)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 214 Speciality Lodging in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — The Knight Residence by Mansley 5*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Award winning one, two and three bedroom serviced apartments with private parking in the centre of Edinburgh. Established in the 1960's, Mansley were pioneers of the serviced apartment concept and The Knight Residence has been providing the best of Scottish hospitality to visitors from all over the globe since 1999. ... more   less 
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