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Parliament House Hotel
Ranked #76 of 147 Hotels in Edinburgh
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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“Cosy and Charming”
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Just returned from a stay here - we loved it!
It was warm, cosy and clean, breakfast was great and location is perfect for Princes Street and the Festival theatre.
Very quiet and room really nice with a big comfy bed - we didn't hear a sound all night despite the central location.
Like a little country house hotel complete with log fires but in a city centre location - we will definitely be back!!
We got a bargain price on late rooms too!! :-)

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

Phoned ahead to ask for room with view,lovely room , comfortable bed, bathroom small but very warm and if window opened you can sit in bath and look out to river and Edinburgh....a bit like having a spa in your room!
Breakfast fine, a good value hotel near to theatre. We ate in Field restaurant which if you eat pre theatre again is very good value. Would definitely use again .

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

A great location,5 minutes walk from the station. We were warmly welcolmed by Roderick ,which was a nice touch.
The room was fantastic , really big ,clean and nicely funished. (Room 8 ).
Breakfast was ok but over priced at £12.50 per head , it was nothing special.

My only bad experience was being woke by some homeless person being arrested at 3am by the Police outside. The screams and shouting were very loud and the old wooden windows didnt keep the noise out. I guess the building is listed so the wooden windows have to stay,not the hotels fault.

Overall,i would stop here again. I got more than what i paid for with the room. Well done.

Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

We (3 couples) spent the weekend here and it proved a good choice, close to the station and an easy walk to all the sights. Calton Hill is very close and gives you wonderful views over Edinburgh, well worth the climb! The hotel rooms are clean and comfortable, ours were on the lower floor but were quiet. Staff were helpful and friendly and the lounge is a comfortable place to meet up and chat. A good small hotel.

Room Tip: We had 104 spacious on the lower floor with 2 large windows.
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

Good location for the train, bus station and Princess Street and the Playhouse Theatre. The staff throughout our stay were helpful, friendly and the rooms were clean. The breakfast was very good, tasty, well presented and the staff were efficient and checked whether we wanted more, the helpings were so big already.

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Berwick Upon Tweed, England
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

This was our second stay at this charming hotel. Everything was very clean and the staff were very accommodating. Very warm with copious amounts of hot water. Other reviews complain about the view but the rooms at the back, despite the views are very quiet - don't knock it. We never heard a sound and slept well. Location great, 5 mins from station, main shopping centres. and Playhouse Theatre. This hotel gets my recommendation and we will make it a regular trip.

Room Tip: Room 405 is very quiet.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 10 January 2014

We asked for two rooms next door to each other ,one was down another corridor.Our's had a hole in the bathroom window which had been stuffed with a tissue and was cracked from top to bottom,none of the bedroom doors locked and the second bathroom fan ran continuously unless you removed the power tag.Maintenance men left access keys in on the floor the hallways and woke us up hammering at seven thirty am.The dining room has just been refurbished but the food is tasteless and mainly cold when it arrives from the kitchen on another floor and the staff are less than welcoming. Having read other reviews we expected better than this .Glossy pictures don't hide the tacky rooms and poor paintwork.Twin beds should not be short sheeted and covered with a throw.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Property: Parliament House Hotel
Address: 15 Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH1 3BJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#48 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#51 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#52 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Parliament House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Georgian town house in city center; guest rooms have been tastefully furnished in keeping with the character of the building. ... more   less 
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