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Le Monde Hotel Edinburgh
Ranked #77 of 151 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Loved this hotel, the location is good for tourist activities, shopping, restaurants and bars. The range of bars in the hotel itself are varied and high class. The food is posh pub grub served well. A young staff team who are ken to please. the rooms were a little small but the around the world theme was quaint and quirky. Huge breakfast. Busy during the fringe but worth a visit

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

My wife and I were spending a day at the Fringe and decided on lunch at at LeMonde restaurant. Only difference is that they had set up a marquee in George Street, a rather different experience for us. In fact last time we had similar lunch was when we lived in Holland 1993 -1996.
We watched the world go by over wine as we waited on lunch. Quiet compared to indoors restaurant but that suited us. Served very quickly, meal was great, excellent value. £40 for two starters and main courses plus glass of wine each. Great experience and will probably dine indoors in future.

Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

When you "jump the pond," you start off a bit upside down. From the moment I entered Le Monde until the very second I left, EVERY staff member that met me morning or night treated me with sincere kindness. Theft helped me with every detail and got me any help I needed, all with a smile.

Yes, the hotel is cool and "western" in amenities, with old-world charm one finds in cities this age, but it was the people that made me feel ... Home.

Thank you all!

Room Tip: I was in "Moscow" and it had an awesome tub/shower. Each room has it's own them, so pr...
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

I have to preface this review as I could have a completely different experience had it not been during fringe fest. I had the opportunity to stay in the "Havana" room on the 2nd floor. I wanted an opportunity to stay in Edinburgh to enjoy fringe fest and the royal military tattoo. There were not many hotels left to book and the rest were very expensive. I noticed that Le Monde Hotel was located on George St. which is very close to Edinburgh Waverly station.

The room itself was very beautiful and I would really enjoy seeing all of the 18 themed rooms that the hotel has to offer. The problem I had with the room was that who thought it was a good idea to separate the shower on one side of the room and then have to talk 30+ feet to the toilet/sink area. I'm not sure if anyone thought of this idea but its ridiculous to have to walk out of the shower and all the way over to the sink area. The lighting scheme options were low, medium, and high but not all of the buttons worked. Why can't you just put a simple light switch and that would satisfy everything.

The customer service was average and they did apply a discount due to my complaint about noise until 1:30 AM. The front desk staff were polite and apologetic.

The breakfast was extremely overpriced at 19 GBP for eggs, porridge, and some coffee. The restaurant and bar are very beautifully decorated though.

At the end of the day I would return to the hotel to see the other rooms and not during Fringe fest as it would have a different ambiance to it.

Room Tip: Get a room on the 3rd floor to avoid the noise from nightclub.
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

Stayed here for two nights in August 2014. Loved the room and bathroom. Very comfortable and very centrally located. No gym or spa services however. Staff was extremely helpful with restaurant recommendations and reservations. Really enjoyed the place.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Stayed here for one night for our wedding anniversary. We stayed in the Tokyo suite, fabulous room, very large and luxuriously. Fab bathroom as well. Staff were friendly and professional. Not cheap but worth thye money

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Nice hotel in great central location for eating, shopping and sightseeing. Stayed in "Paris" themed room which was nice. Modern bar and restaurant in house and we didn't have any noise issues either as the room faced onto George Street. Lovely staff on reception and throughout the hotel and would recommend this hote

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Le Monde Hotel Edinburgh

Address: 16 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#24 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#41 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range: £120 - £293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Monde Hotel Edinburgh 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Voted the 8th trendiest hotel in the UK, we are without a doubt the trendiest hotel on George Street, and one of only three to make the shortlist in Edinburgh. Wander through a unique odyssey of world class eating, drinking and dreaming... without even leaving Edinburgh. Our 18 individually designed rooms are inspired by some of the world's most exciting cities. ... more   less 
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