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Hotel Indigo Edinburgh - Princes Street

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location opposite Waverley Station. Pleasant and helpful staff at check in. They extended our check out by an hour to fit in better with our train times. Rooms very quirky with a lovely big kingsize bed. Not loads of space but enough to be able store our clothes and get ready without getting in each others way. Bathroom was...

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Palm Desert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, the good stuff: Great staff, great location, recently refurbished. Other appreciated amenities: good iron and an ironing board that didn't shriek when opened, a good hair dryer, lighted closet, plenty of plugs and mirrors. The place was nice and clean, and the towels were thick and fluffy. Now for the not-so-good stuff: Our first room was teeny tiny, despite...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is directly opposite Waverly train station. We arrived early and were pleasantly surprised when our room was actually ready. The room was beautifully furnished with a quirky footstool made with books, a cushion and tied together with a leather strap. It was clean and the bed was really comfy. Breakfast was very nice (although a little greasy for...

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London, England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel entrance is a little obscure and the lay out of the hotel rooms and floors, possibly because it is an older building, was a little mismatched. In part, some of the rooms could not be reached by lift, but partly by stairs. As an elite member, I was upgraded and had a fantastic room overlooking Princess Street, with...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was the perfect location for our romantic city break & we will definitely be returning for another stay. Breakfast was delicious with plenty of choice & the staff are friendly & informative. The room was so comfortable & the design & decor is modern yet quirky. There were complimentary goodies which were a lovely treat too. This hotel...

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redcar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was fabulous in every way. The room was lovely, the bar was very reasonably priced for a hotel and the food in the restaurant was amazing especially the breakfast, what a great choice. The hotel is right over the road from the station, great location, can't wait to come back.

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Al-Rayyan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best hotel to stay at as it is most central to the train station and close proximity to historical sites (Scott Monument, Edinburgh Castle views). Easily accessible via tram from Edinburgh airport - it is crazy how simple it is.

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms had a real designer boutique feel about them. We had two rooms, one with a whole wall of old books, a really memorable touch. Lots of nice touches throughout the hotel, for example the feature staircase has dozens of Scottish themed pictures on the walls. Really interesting and quirky. Check in and check out was quick and friendly....

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Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great room on the third floor, beautifully decorated medium sized room with enormous king size bed. Lovely bathroom with plenty toiletries. Centrally located for shops, castle and other attractions. Delicious cooked breakfast with help yourself buffet.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never stayed at a Hotel Indigo before and was very happy with the experience. I am a Spire Ambassador member and was welcomed as such when I arrived (although no upgrade to a suite!). The room was nice - bed was massive and very comfy. Everything was very clean, although there was no mini shampoo or conditioner in...

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Staying in Princes Street and Gardens

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street is only half one, since buildings only line one side. But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views are from Princes Street as a result. From here you look onto expansive and decorative public gardens beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look the other way, as they’re concerned with chain store shopping or catching the tram or a train at main train station Waverley. But it’s not all utility here; the Scottish National Gallery rewards purposeless wandering, and December’s huge winter market in the gardens begins a season of revelry which ends with Hogmanay, Britain’s largest New Year’s street party.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Royal British Hotel
Royal British Hotel
Cuisines: British
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Victorian Hotel situated adjacent to Waverley Station, on Edinburgh's main street, Princes Street. Full refurbishment has occurred on the 64 bedroom hotel in November 2016. With rooms overlooking Princes Street our guests can sit back, relax and enjoy a good book over Edinburgh finest Street. We recommend that you book a table in the award winning Twenty Restaurant prior to your arrival. Juniper cocktail bar is home to many artisan beers, cocktails and wonderful wines. We look forward to your arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Indigo Edinburgh - Princes Street

Address: 20 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2AN, Scotland (Formerly Royal British Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Price Range: $147 - $488 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Indigo Edinburgh - Princes Street 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Overlooking Princess Street. Large picture windows. Quirky style and huge bed.”
 of 5 bubbles ItalGrecoLon, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking Princes Street on 2nd floor have large windows with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles RJSecurity, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“To be sure of a quite room ask for a higher level at the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles NeilWirral, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for one with a view of the castle”
 of 5 bubbles llizzieg, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“we didnt mind the noise as we wanted a hotel in the city centre so youve got to expect it,we still slept very well”
 of 5 bubbles 376hayleyt, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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