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Hotel Indigo Edinburgh
Ranked #70 of 149 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
“Very Enjoyable Stay”
Reviewed 27 June 2012

We had a really lovely time staying at the Hotel and were so impressed by the staff, cleanliness, decor and location of the hotel. Rooms were very comfortable and well presented if a little noisy but it is a city center location and therefore not the fault of the hotel. Breakfast was nice each monring although service was pretty slow on the first morning. Bacon is also char grilled which was not to my taste but generally very good. We had dinner in the hotel restaurant on Friday evening, food was nice but beware- timy portions and pretty pricey. We asked for some potatoes with our main course and were charged £4 which I thought was a bit steep and really should have been included with the main but in the main it was very nice. Special mention should be made about Neringa, who works in the restaurant an is an amazing ambassador for the hotel. All in all, a very enjoyable stay in a great location and would definitely recommend.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 June 2012

I stayed two nights on a solo business trip. The hotel is very smart having recently been completely refurbish, apparently. My room was very well equipped though quite compact (#106). The floorplan of the hotel on the fire escape diagram suggested that other rooms were larger.. The bed was very comfortable, with top quality white linens. The bathroom also was very well equipped with a huge (~1.5 x 0.9m) shower cubicle with both 'rain water' nozzle and hand shower. Towels too were top quality plump white cotton. I could not understand the rectangular loo seat (form beyond function!!). I enjoyed the well equipped bar. I ate both continental and full Scottish breakfasts in the restaurant. The continental was a rather limited buffet, but the cooked breakfast was excellent. Also, I never like cafetiere coffee :^(. The hotel is well located with many restaurants, pubs, theatre, galleries etc all within a short walk. The staff all seemed very well trained and competent, though perhaps a little 'starchy'. I did not use the fitness suite. I would have preferred a swimming pool, though this is not common in city centre hotels. I would recommend this hotel to anyone, though a young family should discuss rooms/ beds with the hotel first as my room would not have been suitable for a family.

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled solo
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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Stayed in the Indigo last week. Hotel has not been open long so is still in excellent condition. Brilliant decor in public rooms and bedrooms. Ours was not huge but comfortable and had alcove with mini chaise longue, desk, chair, coffee machine, fridge and kettle. Fresh milk in fridge. Bed large and comfy. Bathroom big with good shower and complimentary products. You can listen to music while you shower!! Loved the wall paper and curtains.
Cooked breakfast was good but buffet disappointing.
The hotel is in an excellent situation for getting around the city and is a few minutes walk to John Lewis, bus station, St James Centre and The Playhouse Theatre. Many eating and drinking places near by too.
The hotel has parking but limited spaces.
Look forward to staying again.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 June 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Indigo at the end of April to attend a friends wedding. The hotel was in an excellent location and still had that new smell and feel about it. Working in the hospitality market myself, I know the importance of first impressions and the genuine welcome we got was well received. The room was an excellent size and the level of technology available impressive, but not intimidating. The bed was super comfy and the noise from outside kept to a minimum. Breakfast was a highlight with a lovely selection of fresh produce, including fish. The highlight though was receiving a personal visit from the Executive Chef Dan when I had a request for a sauce recipe- excellent service.
Overall a fantastic new addition to Edinburghs hotel scene, great service and value for money. Congratulations to Dominic and his team. I wish you continued success for the future.
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I do still wonder about the Pringles in the fridge though haha.

  • Stayed April 2012
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Rome, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2012

The hotel is very chic, very well furnished, with stylish pieces. The rooms are really impressive: big, soft and comfortable bed; relax corner with chaise longue; large bathroom with rainshower and loudspeakers so you can listen to music while having a shower :-); hairdryer; big LCD TV with lots of accessories; free wifi (though - as someone has already mentioned - having to ask for a new password every day is quite a nuisance; free tea and coffee-making facilities; free minibar. But…:
1) When you check in, be prepared to wait a very, very long time and to be kept waiting like a beggar before being allowed to see your room: you'll have to accept being charged 25 (twenty-five!) EUR per person per night as a security deposit first, as a guarantee for extras. No deposit, no room key.
2) Be prepared to have a scanty and expensive breakfast (and slow service).
3) And be prepared to climb steep and narrow stairs carrying your luggage.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled on business
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, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Edinburgh, responded to this review, 2 July 2012
Dear Lucy Ko,

Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your stay with us.

I am delighted to hear that you have enjoyed the decor and the amenities we offer in all our rooms. We do offer complimentary WiFi access to all our guests and we are currently reviewing the possibility of creating access codes for more than 24 hours.

I am very disappointed to hear that you have not received the excellent customer service we aim to provide to all our guests. During certain times we do get very busy with guests checking in and we aim to keep waiting times to a minimum. Should you wish to check in before official check in time at 3pm we will certainly do so if there is a room ready. Should this not be the case we happily store your luggage, let you explore our beautiful city and will give you a call when your room is ready.

We do take a pre authorisation of £25 per day when you check in for you to be able to charge extras to your room which is very common practice in hotels in Edinburgh. However if your room is prepaid and you do not wish to leave your card details this is not a problem either.

I would also like to apologise for the slow service at breakfast. We do prepare all our dishes fresh but do aim to deliver especially breakfast within a reasonable time frame.

I would very much like the opportunity to discuss your experience in person at a time that suits you. Should you wish to do so please contact me by email on dominic@hiedinburgh.co.uk or by phone on +44(0)131 556 5577.

I hope that we can restore your faith in our beautiful hotel and I am looking forward to your reply.

Kind regards,

Dominic
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

We've just spent a wonderful two days in Edinburgh with the family and highly recommend this hotel. Everything is perfect for using this as a base for visiting the city. We had three rooms all very comfortable, well appointed, individual and very clean. The staff couldn't be more welcoming, helpful and cheerful, they all clearly enjoy working there. If you use this hotel we would recommend trying the restaurant, the food is excellent. We wish all hotels could achieve this standard.

Room Tip: We had three rooms over two floors and all were good.
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Loving our 2 night stay so much writing this review whilst still here! An extremely friendly welcome to this lovely hotel. Delighted with the style and comfort of our room...loving the Orange. Very comfy bed/pillows. Would also love to know where to buy the City Wallpaper featured on one wall. Perfectly situated in the city for our needs and just round the corner from a perfect cappuccino at Valvona & Crolla. Wouldn't hesitate booking again.

Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Indigo Edinburgh
Address: 51-59 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JD, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#27 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#28 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Indigo Edinburgh 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Indigo Edinburgh welcomes you in April 2012! Set in the heart of the historic city of Edinburgh. Steeped in history itself, the hotel building dates back to the early 1800’s with many of the historic features preserved. Each stylish room offers up to date technology with a media hub offering guests the connectivity they demand whilst on the move. Relax in our lounge bar and restaurant, savouring some of Scotland’s favourite dishes and drinks with a contemporary twist. For something special join us for afternoon tea or pre and post theatre dinner. ... more   less 
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