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The Guards Hotel

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

No frills accommodation! Lovely clean room, plenty tea and coffee and comfy bed. Can't argue for price. Right in the middle of things! We had a lovely view across the gardens. Bar next door was brill and cheap too.

Thank Sambucagirl
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Sambucagirl, Thank for the review glad you enjoyed it, I'll pass on your comments to the barstaff too. Kind regards, Scott

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

After reading some of the previous reviews I was a little concerned about what to expect... After arriving at the airport we got on the tram to Haymarket stop.. A short walk and we arrived at the Guards Hotel... What a beautiful old building .....More

Thank Dee257
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 3 April 2018

Good afternoon Dee, Thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay here and I agree with you it is a beautiful old building and it's great to hear that you appreciated the hotel's character, charm and...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We are not the type of people to complain, it’s not important to us to have a flashy hotel but this was pretty awful. We got showed to the room which was on the ground floor. Small and cold with a creaky bed, curtains that...More

Thank Rebecca M
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 20 December 2017

Good afternoon Rebecca, We're sorry to hear of your discomfort at The Guards Hotel during your stay at the weekend. I can only apologise about the noise on Friday night, our hotel was full of guests who were having their office parties and were a...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

Awful disgusting dirty place, we stayed and had a girls night out. When we returned the owner had locked the front door and we couldn’t get in. Stood outside knocking for 15 minutes then had to phone him to waken him up. When he did...More

Thank sheila b
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 6 December 2017

Good afternoon, We're sorry the hotel failed to meet your expectations on this occasion. We do close the main door at 10pm as is explained to guests on check in, the card you were issued for the room also opens the main door and all...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I am writing this as the idiots on Booking.com hung me out to dry by posting my review without the photos I had submitted, thereby leaving me open to equally idiotic denial by the management of this vile establishment. Yes, I only paid £30 for...More

Thank Peter C
Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 6 December 2017

Good afternoon Peter, We can only apologise for your disappointment with the room you had at the hotel. The room you booked does have a very high occupancy rate and this is the first review of this nature. However this doesn't make up for your...More

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US$78 - US$202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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