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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Contactless check-out
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#76 of 165 hotels in Edinburgh
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Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
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Interconnected rooms available
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
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Safe
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City view
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krv1990 wrote a review Jun 2022
Crestwood, Kentucky8 contributions1 helpful vote
American point of view on group tour: Didn't like the location of the hotel since the city was doing road work right outside the hotel. It was a mess. Otherwise, the hotel was nice and clean. Nice rooms with great showers !! The restaurant was lacking room to accommodate so many people. Staff was friendly.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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jtwiz wrote a review Jun 2022
Pt. Pleasant, NJ3858 contributions113 helpful votes
I just completed a great stay at the Courtyard. I booked two rooms, one for me and one for my two nieces. In advance, I requested for the rooms to be adjoining or at least close by and we ended up directly across from each other. My King room was spacious, clean and very quiet, The bed was comfortable. Room included a desk and chair, mini fridge and safe. I loved having daily housekeeping again! Although most days my room wasn't made up until after 5 pm. The staff at the hotel were generally excellent. I was welcomed by name by the manager throughout my stay. Everyone was polite and eager to be helpful. I had requested an early checkin as we were flying trans-Atlantic overnight, but they were unable to accommodate us. The hotel was quite busy throughout our 4 night stay. My Titanium status gave me free breakfast at the hotel, and I was quite appreciative that all 3 of us (so both rooms I booked) were included. The buffet was good and plentiful. You could do a full Scottish breakfast including haggis! We had no issues getting seats. We did not use the restaurant at the hotel; however, I did sit at the bar for a glass of wine one night. Service was excellent. The location is convenient to everything. Do not be put off by the tram works construction out front. While not attractive, it did not impact our stay with noise, etc. Try Mamma Roma across the street for good Italian food (book ahead). And check to see what's on at the Edinburgh Playhouse, we saw Lion King (and loved it). You can't beat the convenience of having a theatre two doors away. I would definitely stay again. It was exactly what I expect from a Courtyard and great value for the price I paid. I have given it a 5 rating, which is based on the hotel delivering great service for the price paid and exceeding my expectations. It is not a 5 star luxury property, nor does it advertise as such.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Amanda M wrote a review Jun 2022
Weston, United Kingdom127 contributions124 helpful votes
Easy check in and room was ready early. Well equipped room and well serviced the next morning. Bathroom was perfect. Breakfast was very enjoyable, lots of staff eager to help and eggs, porridge and gluten free items available to order. I loved the pancake machine! Check out was quick too and once again the staff were keen to help offering to store our bags until later and telling us of a short cut to the station. Hotel in easy walking distance of most places and some great restaurants very close by. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Dan G wrote a review Jun 2022
Washington DC, District of Columbia155 contributions107 helpful votes
I stayed at the hotel twice in June 2022, one night each time. The rooms were very good, with everything I needed, including good wifi. The location is very convenient: a short walk to the airport tram and to the train station. Check-in was not easy either time - check-in time is 3 pm, and I arrived early, so I can’t blame them - though I ended up both times not getting the room till well past 3 pm. Breakfast on my first visit was a debacle - apparently they had two tour groups, so I couldn’t get seated. After waiting for some time, I asked for (and got) permission from the overwhelmed staff to take food and eat it in my room. They comped me the breakfast, which was the right thing to do. On my second visit, breakfast worked smoothly. Despite the problems, I would probably stay at the hotel again, mainly because of the Marriott connection and the location.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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803RichardB wrote a review Jun 2022
Tucson9 contributions10 helpful votes
Great location, close to Waverley Train Station and the Royal Mile. Very average food, very expensive and very small rooms. Bathrooms so small, and sink so very very small, that one cannot help but get water all over the floor (which is thus wet all the time). Instead of filling the tissue canister with a box of fresh tissue, they pull a half-dozen tissues out of some tissue box and stuff it into the canister - ugh! Daily room service was minimalistic; didn't even include cleaning the bathroom floor. Can't get movies on the TV. No real bar, but lobby has wine (none very good). This is a 3-star hotel pretending to be a 4 star.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: Most floors have no views at all (they are "subterranean," so ask for a room on floor 6...
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Response from Nikolaos Zoumpoulis, Guest Services / Front Office at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear 803RichardB, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about your recent stay at Courtyard Edinburgh City. I am saddened to read that we did not meet your expectations on your most recent journey with us. Please accept my most sincere apologies for that on behalf of the entire hotel team. Rest assured I have passed your feedback to our Leadership team to make sure that your experience is an isolated incident and improve on those points. Thank you for staying with us and I hope you choose us for your next travel to Edinburgh, to recover your trust in the services we strive to deliver. Sincerely, Nikolaos Zoumpoulis Assistant Front Office Manager
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PopcornMonkeyReviews wrote a review Jun 2022
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom3709 contributions355 helpful votes
Easy to find, great location, easy 15 minutes walk into town, parking is 10 minutes away and subsidized by the hotel. Unfortunately, we had to change rooms as our first room had windows that did not operate. The second room also had a number of issues namely the bedside light switch does not work, the shower controls were broken and the shower pressure was non-existent. We also asked for an extra toilet roll and pillows which never came
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Nikolaos Zoumpoulis, Guest Services / Front Office at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear PopcornMonkeyReviews, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent stay at Courtyard Edinburgh City. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience with both rooms on your last stay. Rest assured our Maintenance team has rectified the technical issues you mentioned above, thank you for bringing this to our attention. I have also forwarded your comments to our Housekeeping Manager regarding the incident with the pillows and the roll which never came, as it does not represent the standards we strive to deliver. Thank you for staying with us and I hope to see you staying with us in the future, to recover the trust in the services of the Courtyard Edinburgh City team. Sincerely, Nikos
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sara-bird16 wrote a review May 2022
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom41 contributions62 helpful votes
We stayed here through travel zoo and got a good bargain with bottle of Prosecco thrown in and breakfast each morning cost £139 for 3 nights! So do not have too many complaints at this price especially when we went on the Easter bank holiday weekend. Good points: - has good seating outside the hotel - in great location next to theatre, lots of restaurants, shops and bars and walking distance from train station - literally next to calton hill which could be seen from our room and can be up there in 5 minutes to lots of monuments and lovely sights - clean room with good facilities - friendly and welcoming staff - good service from staff - breakfasts were okay ish plenty of choice but sausage and bacon not cooked too well and would prefer to have them cooked longer. However was happy could order fresh eggs and had eggs on toast each day Bad points - parking was difficult and not cheap. it’s a sharp turn next to the hotel which is easy to miss (as we did and took us 10 mins to get back round the one way) down a little alley to a large car park at the back. Although it’s discounted with hotel it’s still expensive if you are there a few days - drinks are quite expensive at the hotel bar All in all I would recommend this hotel for the location, service and cleanliness of the hotel. I would return but would probably want another bargain 😁 one thing I would recommend is going by train as this would cancel out the car park charges and will be doing this next time!
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Norman L wrote a review May 2022
Gainesville, Florida116 contributions69 helpful votes
Excellent stay. Quiet, despite proximity to tourist area. Great staff. Superb breakfast. Fine bar. Adequate exercise room. Daily housekeeping. Roomy shower. Secure luggage storage. Only complaint: mattress a bit soft. Would rebook in a heartbeat.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Gayle M wrote a review May 2022
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My Son & I stayed at your fab hotel in April. Gorgeous hotel with funky chill out reception area, perfect l location for anyone new to the city!,. Wonderful first experience,most definitely not our last!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Ashleigh wrote a review May 2022
6 contributions4 helpful votes
This hotel is in a pretty convenient location - it was a short walk to the Royal Mile. Everything was clean and the rooms were comfortable, although fairly small. The continental breakfast was decent - there was a pretty good selection including for those with dietary restrictions. The staff certainly are what bring this hotel from a 3-star to a 4-star rating. Everyone we interacted with was super nice and went above and beyond expectations. They were happy to provide recommendations when asked and also just generally made us feel welcome throughout our stay.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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PRICE RANGE
US$180 - US$320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Courtyard Edinburgh
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
240
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Frequently Asked Questions about Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh
Which popular attractions are close to Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh?
Nearby attractions include Edinburgh Treasure Hunts (0.4 km), Calton Hill (0.5 km), and The Stand Comedy Club (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh?
Conveniently located restaurants include Howies Waterloo Place, L'Escargot Bleu Restaurant, and Pickles.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Edinburgh.
Are any cleaning services offered at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Russian, Polish, Arabic, and Hungarian.