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Brooks Hotel Edinburgh
Ranked #88 of 151 Hotels in Edinburgh
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Very comfortable and well situated small hotel, just what we needed. Staff was very helpful and the breakfast wonderful. The location was also great both towards the city and back in the smaller neighborhood. The courtyard was a welcome addition, and the bar a nice "plus" on a hot day. Bedding maybe a bit hot during the heat wave, but overall comfort was very good, and the modern bath facilities a real plus.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Carla B, General Manager at Brooks Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2013

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and will hopefully have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future.
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Reviewed 2 August 2013

Normally end up booking into a "chain" hotel when up in Edinburgh, but every where was busy when I looked.
Found Brooks with a quick search and couldrecall walking past it a few times.....it is tucked away up a quiet street, and it takes a few glances to realise it is a hotel.
Really pleased that circumstances conspired to make me book Brooks. It is a charming little place. Rooms as well furnished and quiet....this can be a busy area of Edinburgh with traffic noise.
Wifi was poor in my room, but my colleague said his was fine.
The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly.....especially when I discovered i had left my phone in a local restaurant.
The honesty bar in the lounge was a good way to help us unwind after a busy day.

We didnt eat breakfast in hotel as we had an early meeting, so cant comment on the food. There are also many local cafes to choose from.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Carla B, General Manager at Brooks Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2013

Thank you very much for your review, it always lovely to hear such positive comments. I am glad that our staff were able to assist in reuniting you with your phone. We hope to see you again at Brooks.
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

Visited Edinburgh for a short city break with my mum - if I was visiting again I'd definitely stay at Brooks Hotel again. Small, stylish, well kept and clean. Customer service was great, really personable staff - great recommendations for food as well!

Great location if you want a bit of peace and quiet but within walking distance of the main streets.

Really glad we decided to have the breakfast included, as it was fantastic. Nice range of food available, lots of fresh, home made products. French Toast or Eggs Florentine highly recommended!
For evening meals you must try the Pho Vietnamese house (5 minute walk away!) - so good we went there two nights in a row!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 July 2013

Stayed here in late June with my girlfriend and my sister. We all really enjoyed it.

The rooms are comfortable, clean and bright. Comfortable beds and very quiet.

The breakfast was amazing--please send along the recipe for the fruit compote. Lots of choices at breakfast and wonderful home made muffins to go along with a heaping cooked breakfast.

The guest lounge, garden and honour bar were part of what gave this place its unique and comfortable character.

Would gladly stay here again.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 July 2013 via mobile

Had a good stay here. Clean, modern (refurbished) rooms with a fully tiled bathroom. Outdoor courtyard and honesty bar are a nice touch. Staff were very helpful. Neighbourhood is quiet but the Grassmarket is less than a ten minute walk away. Would recommend.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Stayed 21 July and will stay again but as its as near to city centre as you could wish I suggest ear plugs to ensure a decent nights sleep. Was woken at 2AM and 5AM by what I assume load, drunken locals in the street outside. The latter deciding to sing (shout) and bang bins. Other than that great price, very clean, staff very helpful and easy walk to city centre.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

Stayed here 2 nights, room was at front so noisy from traffic due to open windows to cope with hot weather. Room itself very comfortable, staff pleasant, nice lounge and sun terrace. Beds and bedding excellent quality, quaint style rooms. Had a lot of character, easy walk to princes street. Would stay again.

Stayed: July 2013, travelled solo
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Address: 70 Grove Street, Edinburgh EH3 8AP, Scotland (Formerly Herald House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
Hotel Style:
Ranked #88 of 151 Hotels in Edinburgh
Price Range: £66 - £133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brooks Hotel Edinburgh 3*
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Early 20th century Victorian townhouse in Edinburgh city centre; offers convenient budget accommodation for business travellers and tourists. Perfect for groups, 2 minute walk to Edinburgh International Conference Centre & 10 minute walk to Edinburgh Castle. ... more   less 
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