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    The Scotsman Hotel

    20 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1YT, Scotland
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    Reviewed 22 September 2014

    This large historical hotel offers a good location on North Bridge and parking close by (30% off at Waverly Station). Rooms are very spacious and very nicely decorated in a modern and tasteful Scottish style. Plenty of storage space, new and big tv, large bathroom....More

    Thank ChiaraMorris
    Response from TheScotsmanEdinburgh, Customer Service and Administration Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded 24 September 2014

    Thank you for taking the time to record your positive words regarding your stay at the Scotsman hotel. I do hope that you will choose to return to stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kindest regards Laura

    Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

    We always goto Edinburgh for my birthday in January as a special treat and we always stay in a different hotel . Stayed at the Scotsman in January 2013 for 3 nights . The hotel staff rooms and food are second to none. Great location...More

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    Response from TheScotsmanEdinburgh, Customer Service and Administration Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded 24 September 2014

    Thank you for taking the time to record your positive comments regarding your recent visit to the Scotsman Hotel. As you will be aware, normally avenues such as Trip Advisor are utilised for the negative aspects; making your kind words appreciated that little bit more....More

    Reviewed 21 September 2014

    The Scotsman is well-situated near the Royal Mile; convenient for sightseeing and restaurants, and just across the street from the Waverly train station. The pool was a great way to start the day, although confusing to access through a complex series of elevators and walkways....More

    Thank Karen H
    Response from TheScotsmanEdinburgh, Customer Service and Administration Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded 24 September 2014

    Thank you for taking the time to record your positive comments regarding your recent visit to the Scotsman Hotel. As you will be aware, normally avenues such as Trip Advisor are utilised for the negative aspects; making your kind words appreciated that little bit more....More

    Reviewed 19 September 2014

    We had a wonderful time at the Scotsman. It's an older hotel--but is kept in impeccable shape. There's no air conditioning--but you don't need it in Edinburgh. We opened the windows in the evening and the room was very comfortable. The location of this hotel...More

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    Reviewed 18 September 2014

    My husband and I spent a week here in August of 2014. Great service. We stayed in room 802, a quiet room with great views. House keeping twice a day kept the room spotless. Room service was quick. Love the tub and shower. Not a...More

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    Response from Irenee H | Reviewed this property |
    Pool & Spa is completely shut down in March, no access what so ever. When I expressed my disappointment, they told me to jog outside. 🤣
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    Response from Graeme C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it does...
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    Response from Ann-Victoria M | Reviewed this property |
    twin rooms. phone & explain to the staff & they'll help.
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    "Our corner room was spacious and faced North Bridge Street and Waverly Station."
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    "get a higher up room for a better view"
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    "Don't stay in the middle annex"
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    "higher floor - better view. BEWARE: ground floor is not "ground floor""
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