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“Amazing Experience. Well deserving of its place in the top 5.”
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The Rutland Hotel
Ranked #10 of 147 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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“Amazing Experience. Well deserving of its place in the top 5.”
Reviewed 28 May 2011

My boyfriend and I are from Glasgow, young, students and had saved up hard to come and stay at The Rutland for our 1 year anniversiry. We treated ourselves to a Junior Suite (Room 12) I very much doubt that we are anything like their usual clientle.

However everything was impeccable. We were shown to our room by a very helpful young woman manning the reception - which even has thrones in it!, when we got to our rooms she explained about the air conditioning etc and handed over a booklet about the hotels' services. There were muffins waiting on the bed- a very nice touch I thought.

My boyfriend and I were frankly overwhelmed by the room. Personally we had never stayed or been able to afford luxury like we seen in that hotel before. Simply stunning. Humungous bed, the best sleep Ive had in years, beautiful decor and( the overall hotel decor was very elegant and quirky) and we could even see Edinburgh Castle through our little corner window ( We were obviously in the very top of the building) which was lovely to look at when night fell and it was all illuminated.

The hotel itself is very place situated, just on the corner of a street sitting siagonally facing the House of Frasers at one end of Princess Street, I mean you could see the Castle from our room! No way of anyone not being able to find this hotel if lost or not knowing Edinburgh. The staff were very polite and respective throughout and the night we decided to order room-service (quite late on) the woman on the other end was brilliant and quite funny. Once ordered they even phoned us back to personally apoligize that the food would be a little late. Although in our opinion we didnt wait long at all and the food was delicious! And a personal thankyou to the woman who carried that huge tray of food all the way up to the top of the hotel!

All in all, the best experience we have ever had. Top service, brilliant qaulitity and quite resonably priced for what you get. I didnt want to go home! The Rutland Hotel deserves 1st place!

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  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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IMRDEdinburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Rutland Hotel, responded to this review, 27 June 2011
Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a detailed and honest review, we're sure other TA users will find it very useful! So pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that it exceeded your expectations. We take pride in our customer service skills and attention to detail - delighted that these made your stay even more special. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Rutland soon.
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Reviewed 27 May 2011

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a lovely time. The location is excellent, the customer service is second to none and the attention to detail was fantastic. I could not recommend this place highly enough.

  • Stayed May 2011
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IMRDEdinburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Rutland Hotel, responded to this review, 27 June 2011
Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we are always glad to hear from our guests. We work really hard to offer the best customer service and focus on our attention to detail, we're pleased that this ensured you had a great stay!
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Reviewed 23 May 2011

I came up to Edinburgh to run the marathon and wanted some comfort! That is certainly what the Rutland provided! The staff couldn't have been more helpful, the rooms were lovely, clean and we had great views!! The food in the restaurant and breakfast in the bar were first class!! If you are visiting Edinburgh stay in The Rutland!!

  • Stayed May 2011
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IMRDEdinburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Rutland Hotel, responded to this review, 27 June 2011
We hope you had success in your marathon! We're so pleased that you found everything you needed in the hotel and were comfortable. Also, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate it!
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Marple Bridge
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Reviewed 17 May 2011

We stayed at The Rutland for our wedding anniversary for 2 nights and what a brilliant time we had. The staff were so friendly and accommodating and made us feel extremely welcome as did all the people in Edinburgh we encountered.
We were lucky enough to get two very warm sunny days that made our stay even more enjoyable. We loved our room which had a great shower and having GHD's and an iPod docking station were great touches. We ate in the bar and restaurant and the food was delicious and the service faultless. The location of the hotel is ideal with great views and would recommend to anyone. We would like to thank all the staff for the hospitality that we received throughout our stay and a special thanks for the card, rose and complimentary drinks we had with our meal on the Saturday night.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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IMRDEdinburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Rutland Hotel, responded to this review, 27 June 2011
Great to hear that you had a lovely wedding anniversary with us. We're always pleased to get feedback from guests so thanks fo taking the time to leave a review. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Rutland again soon.
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Greenock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 May 2011

Stayed in a junoir suite (room 12) for one night on 14th May 2011. Elegantly decorated room, spotless bathroom, jacuzzi bath, loads of minitures to test, GHD straighteners in every room as standard, complimentary muffins and right on the edge of Princess Street so wonderful location, large king size bed with enough room to fit four people in it.
Has a restaurant and seperate bar both award winning and although we never quite made it to the restaurant, we had breakfast in the bar the next morning (eggs benedict and poached eggs on toast) and they were simply the best egss i have ever had.
Quite decently priced for the location of the place and the extreme high standard that it has been decorated etc.
Overall, i would definitely state this as one if not THE best hotel in Edinburgh!

  • Stayed May 2011
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Thank samzombie66
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IMRDEdinburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Rutland Hotel, responded to this review, 27 June 2011
Thanks so much for leaving us a review! Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us (and especially your eggs at breakfast!). We look forward to welcoming you back to The Rutland soon.
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2011

I travelled to Edinburgh with my 11 yr old daughter to stay the night in Edinburgh - i met up with my partner who was already in Scotland on business. We had a 2 bed apartment which was gorgeous. Both bedrooms were clean and nicely decorated. The bathroom room was lovely - heated flooring, plenty of shampoo, soap etc. The kitchen and lounge were also nice and clean with pretty decor, plenty of tea, coffee, milk and biscuits and the kitchen was fitted with all mod-cons. We even had our own back garden!. We did dine in the hotel restaurant which was nice. I just we had been staying longer than 1 night!. Our receptionist was friendly and helpful, giving advice on where to eat.. and yes, she did recommend the hotel restaurant!, but she also advised of other restaurants that would be child friendly.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled on business
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TheRutlandHotel, Manager at The Rutland Hotel, responded to this review, 28 April 2011
Thank you so much for your recent review, we are delighted you enjoyed your recent stay with is, and the apartment is amazing. We love to hear what our Guests think of the Rutland.

We very much look forward to welcoming you back soon to The Rutland and thanks again.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 April 2011

We stayed at The Rutland yesterday for our anniversary. All I can say is that it was phenomenal.

The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and helpful without ever being intrusive. The food at the restaurant was fantastic. The steak was among the best I've ever had and the post dinner cocktails expertly mixed.

Our room was beautifully designed and kept and the small details (a selection of fashion magazines, Rebus novels!) really gave it a special touch.

If you've never visited Edinburgh before the location is second to none - with castle views from the rooms, restaurant AND bar it's a fantastic base to plan your trip around.

I will certainly be visiting again and recommending it to friends and family.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank dnanderson
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IMRDEdinburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Rutland Hotel, responded to this review, 2 May 2011
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are always keen to hear feedback from our guests; I will let our Chefs know how much you enjoyed your steaks in particular! Thanks for recommending us as well, we certainly do have some great Castle views which are always popular! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Imogene (Business Development Manager)
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Property: The Rutland Hotel
Address: 1 - 3 Rutland Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AE, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#7 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#11 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#17 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rutland Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Rutland Hotel is set right in the heart of the city centre at the west end of Princes Street boasting exceptional views of Edinburgh Castle. An elegant boutique hotel with twelve beautifully appointed guest rooms and 5 luxury serviced apartments. Three are 2-bedroom and 2 are 1-bedroom, 2 with a private garden. Our guests comfort and enjoyment is at the forefront of our minds with Arran Aromatics toiletries and Nespresso coffee machines coupled with little curios and a well-stocked mini bar in every room. The Rutland Hotel is also home to Kyloe Restaurant and Grill - a glorious gourmet steakhouse and The Huxley, a friendly, homely bar serving great burgers & dogs with carefully crafted cocktails. ... more   less 
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