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Premier Inn Edinburgh City Centre (Princes Street) Hotel
Ranked #20 of 147 Hotels in Edinburgh
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Excellent central place to stay in Edinburgh”
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Breakfast was good with great choice and great value.
View of the castle was excellent from room.
Staff were very attentive and couldn't do enough for us.
Overall a great place that I will definately be returning to.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Excellent hotel. Clean and comfortable. Excellent customer service. The restaurant food was excellent and good value for money. Situated opposite the Castle on Princes street, excellent position for sightseeing and shopping.

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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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cleethorpes
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

Had a five night stay and really enjoyed the whole package,stayed in hotels that cost a lot more and give a lot less.Usual Premier Inn clean,comfortable,staff very attentive,breakfast help youself to as much as you want,had one evening meal in hotel which was very good.The hotel is in the middle of Edinburgh with lots of attractions within walking distance.The only thing to watch out for is its so easy to walk past the place,there is no sign only a door with Premier on it,if coming from Waverley Station its about 30 yards after HSBC bank.
ps We stayed in edinburgh three years ago when Princess Street was dug up for the tram lines,after all that time the tram lines are no further than just round the corner from Princess Street,is it a joke put on by the Fringe Theatre to see when people finally get it?

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

Stayed for one night on business - perfect city centre location. Staff exceptionally welcoming and couldn't do enough to help or please. All seemed very intent that I had an excellent stay. Room was beautifully clean, well presented, had everything I needed, well laid out, spacious and comfortable. For a "budget end" hotel, the facilities were excellent, VERY good shower, everything spotlessly clean. Room was quiet all night, comfortable and with adjustable and effective aircon. If I return to Edinburgh on business again, I would not hesitate to stay again.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
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Larbert, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

Very good hotel, part of the newer style of Premier Inn's and in very good order. Staff were super helpful and friendly and we even ate dinner one night we were too tired to go out and whilst it was nothing fancy, it was very reasonable and good value and would recommend it for convenience for at least one night. Quite honestly, if you wanted a nice burger in a peaceful setting (its above street level) and great view of Edinburgh Castle, its hard to beat even if you just went for something to eat.

We went for a two night stay with our 8 and 11 year old kids and the staff couldn't have been nicer and the location for Central Edinburgh is perfect, no need for taxis or buses! This was similar to the experience we had at a newer style Premier Inn at Liverpool Airport and this was an equally enjoyable experience. I'm usually the first to complain but have no problem recommending this hotel.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

Had a very reasonably priced five night stay in the hotel. Quite difficult to find as in between New Look and Starbucks. Family room was standard Premier Inn - clean and comfortable. Free wi-fi for 30 mins a day and £10 for a week. The staff were really exceptionally friendly taking time to have a chat especially in the restaurant. The restaurant was really good, we ended up eating there every night but one although we had originally intended to eat out - steaks done to perfection and a "help yourself" salad bar with all staff really helpful. We requested and got a castle view room although I think that these are limited we booked several weeks in advance. The location is perfect with many of Edinburgh attractions within easy walking distance - being on Princes Street bus stops are right outside the door (for the zoo etc). There is a cash point within the hotel and the usual vending machines etc which is handy.

All in all a great break at a reasonable price

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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 October 2012

Another great stay at a Premier Inn this time in the heart of Edinburgh. Great location on Princes Street just along from Castle Street so you get views of the castle from the bar & restaurant. You have to look carefully for the entrance as they are unable to put up big signs. This would be a fantastic place to stay for the Hogmanay. Staff very friendly and plenty to eat at breakfast.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Premier Inn Edinburgh City Centre (Princes Street) Hotel
Address: 121-123 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#12 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#16 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Edinburgh City Centre (Princes Street) Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 97
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
As its name suggests, Premier Inn Hotel Edinburgh Central (Princes Street) is situated on one of the most famous streets in Scotland, if not the world. All the delights of Princes Street are literally on your doorstep, while all the heritage and landmarks of Edinburgh are just a few minutes away. Stroll along pedestrianised Princes St to enjoy top name brands on one side, and one top notch view of the park on the other. Walk the Royal Mile to visit Edinburgh Castle, a destination steeped in history. Step out in style if you're coming to enjoy Hogmanay or the Edinburgh Festival. Then turn your feet homeward and come back to great food at our restaurant and a lovely comfy bed. ... more   less 
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