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Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile
Ranked #61 of 150 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Ayr, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great wee hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2013

Stayed at this hotel for a couple of days to visit xmas markets on arrival staff were very welcoming and friendly our room was spacious and clean breakfast was good overall I would recommend this hotel for a short break and I will defo be back one thing that made our break was the friendliness of all staff

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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GeneralManagerIbis, Assistant Manager at Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile, responded to this review, 20 December 2013
Dear Guest,
Many thanks for your kind review. I am glad my team made your stay enjoyable.
I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
Kind regards,

Jose Gómez
Assistant Manager
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

I hate to sound a negative note. I've stayed at Ibis before many times in various places, including Edinburgh. This time I was disappointed. Good points: location, staff and bed comfort. Bad points: the rooms are just too small for the price, TV is dated, cups/glasses which I took to my room were persistently left there by cleaning staff. The worst thing was the cooked breakfast. Dry bacon, dry egg, black sausages, everything cold. I just avoided anything cooked by the third day and stuck to continental. Avoid. There are restaurants virtually next door which offer good breakfasts at similar prices. Ibis must decide whether its a budget hotel in which case they should charge budget prices OR a good hotel in which case they should be a good hotel. No comparison to Premier Inn.

Room Tip: Choose the 6th floor which gives a rooftop view of Old Edinbrugh.
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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GeneralManagerIbis, Assistant Manager at Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile, responded to this review, 14 December 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your comments, we can assure you that the matter is being looked into and will be dealt with accordingly.
Kind regards,

Jose Gómez
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2013

Staff were really helpful and friendly. Late check in, late check out (12pm... perfect!) and the rooms were really really clean and cleaned very well daily. The rooms were large, my friend has a bad back so needs to sleep on the floor. They gave him extra blankets and sheets and did not charge us anything extra.This is also the best situated hotel in Edinburgh. Perfect for ALL the guided tours, for the castle, for the old town but even also for the new town because just down the hill in a straight line from the hotel over the Royal Mile you're in the New Town and the train station! Really perfect, I'm so happy we stayed here! Yes there's a bar next door but we stayed Thurs and Fri night and didn't really hear much music after 11pm so we slept well no problems!

Room Tip: Get room 220 we had an excellent view (in the sense of the street) and it's far enough away from...
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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GeneralManagerIbis, Assistant Manager at Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile, responded to this review, 9 December 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your kind comments and compliments. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
Kind regards,

Jose Gómez
Assistant Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013

We have just returned home from staying Edinburgh. This hotel is central to almost everywhere you want to visit of importance. The room for two was a good size and very clean.The staff were very helpful, and the hotel always looked busy. There's a mini bar if you wanted a wee dram before venturing out into the city, and we did, it was very cold but dry. For a little extra of £7.50, you can have breakfast at the hotel. We did, buffet style, but very adequate, and it set us up for the sightseeing ahead. There's a pub across the square, and a couple of buildings down. The castle is nearby as is St.Giles' Cathedral.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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GeneralManagerIbis, Assistant Manager at Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile, responded to this review, 21 November 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your kind comments and compliments. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
Kind regards,
Jose Gómez
Assistant Manager
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

Pleasantly surprised. Lovely clean large room. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff on reception.
Situation of hotel could not be better if you want to be in the old town. Did not sample breakfast as wanted to try local cafes. Handy pub next door and restaurants within seconds. Good for Grassmarket and castle.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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GeneralManagerIbis, Assistant Manager at Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile, responded to this review, 21 November 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and I look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
Kind regards,
Jose Gómez
Assistant Manager
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Property: Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile
Address: 6 Hunter Square | Off Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1QW, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#58 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile 3*
Number of rooms: 99
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile hotel is located in the old town,just off the Royal Mile, Princess Street and its numerous restaurants are all within walking distance. 5 min from Waverley railway station and 12 km from the airport, the hotel has 99 rooms, including 6 adapted for disabled guests. It has a bar serving snacks 24/24 and Wifi Internet access for guests on a business trip. Public parking is 10 min on foot from the hotel, with reductions for clients. ... more   less 
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