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Tigerlily Hotel
Ranked #16 of 149 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
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“fab atmosphere”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

cool modern bar area which was packed on a friday evening, great atmosphere with a range of big parties of people, couples, old and young. just a fun place to be which would suit most people. fab choice of cocktails, friendly bar staff and great central location.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

Great hotel, great location, the staff were really friendly and helpful. Room was a great size, lovely big bathroom and bathtub!
Breakfast in the room for no extra charge was amazing, one of the best hotel breakfasts I have had, and the pre order the night before made it realy easy! Would defiantly go back, hopefully for longer next time!

Room Tip: We had the Georgian suite and it was lovely!
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

We stayed one night in a mini suite via a Secret Escapes deal. Check in was quick and we were shown to our room. Orientation to the room was minimal - it would have helped to have been shown the lights as we didn't figure out how to have the bathroom lights on without the rest of the room. We had contacted them prior to arrival and despite being assured our suite would be on the top floor as I was concerned about the noise we were put in a room on the second - if you can't offer something don't say to guests you can.

The room was large, with comfortable sofas and a table area. It was all very clean but perhaps a bit worn (the rug and the sofa upholstery specifically). The bed was large, but my pet hate of 2 beds pushed together without even a matress topper. The bathroom had a wonderful shower and the white stiff toiletries were nice.

The air conditioning was effective, if noisy and we weren't troubled with noise from the bar or club.

We arranged to have breakfast in our room, this was over half an hour late. Someone did come to apologise and said the kitchen was "extremely busy" and it was just coming. 20 mins later it arrived, cold toast for me and cold French toast and bacon for my husband. Not overly impressed.

The best bit about Tigerlily is its location, very central. The rooms are nice but lacks any sort of "wow" factor as a bit tired looking. Service not great.

  • Stayed October 2013
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

The restaurant was very good lovely meal with good service. Very nice choice and great steaks , a lot going on so good atmosphere , great place for pre and post drinks .will be back again with friends

  • Stayed October 2013
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay at Tigerlily. Room was extremely spacious and the added touch of iPod dock and ghd hair straighteners was just fantastic. Lovely bar area down stairs whether having a coffee in the day or drinks in the evening. Staff were friendly and check-in/out procedures quick. We would definitely book this hotel again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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glasgow
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Reviewed 9 October 2013 via mobile

The hotel was a delight to stay in. Rooms we'll proportioned, comfy bed, great shower. Ideal location in city centre.
Normally the bar runs an after work cocktail menu but on this occasion it was not available due to "changing the menu". As sad as it seems this was one of the main reasons we chose this venue - to enjoy the cheaper than normal cocktails. I had previously checked the website to make sure it was running and nothing was mentioned about it being unavailable for the time we stayed.
Parking is also a nightmare but to be fair it is the same for many city centre hotels.
Overall we had an enjoyable stay but we're left a little disappointed with full services joy being offered

  • Stayed July 2013
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england
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

We stayed three nights at tigerlily in one of their suites. The room was very well laid out , excellent large bed and good bath and shower with lots of hot water. Some nice touches , such as fresh fruit every day , a turn down service including chocolates and an ice bucket topped up.
We were on the second floor and once the door was closed we didn't hear any of the noise that was coming from the bar/club on Friday or Saturday night. As mentioned by others the lighting is a disaster and means you have to walk around in the dark if you wake up in the night. Breakfast is very good , there is a huge choice but it's all served at your table , the full scottish including haggis was great , as well as the smoked haddock omlet , watch out for the orange juice , it's very tasty but they put far too much ice in the glass. You can if you want have breakfast served in your room for no extra cost , and it's served until midday.

We didn't drink in the bar or have a dinner there , but the bar area seems very popular with the young well to do generation.

The staff are mixed ,some are very friendly , others appear to ignore you , so you never know what to expect.

Very well located , everything including restuarants and bars within two minutes walk.

Room Tip: I would suggest you ask for rooms on the second or third floor.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Tigerlily Hotel
Address: 125 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#7 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#38 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Tigerlily Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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