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Bangor On Dee, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for a place to stay in Edinburgh that is cost effective look no further than this hotel, it was cheaper than Travel Lodge and so much better, the room we had was far better than we expected and situated in walking distance to everything that we wanted. Don't worry about the breakfast being served in the...

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Karben, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there for just one night and it was great. The hotel is so close to the Princes Street and all the shops. You can easily reach the hotel by Tram or Airlink. Unfortunately the breakfast was a bit poor (you have to cross the street to a Café) so I'd recommend to book without breakfast and eat somewhere...

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Allendale, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first arrived late at night, we were greeted by the man at the front desk (never got his name) but he made us feel right at home. Extremely friendly and helpful as to what to do in the city. Beds were comfortable and room was very spacious! And what a deal on the price. Location was a 8...

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read several earlier reviews of this hotel saying that it could do with some re-decorating. I booked anyway, expecting slightly tatty decor and chipped paintwork. Well, the required work has been done! In fact, I'm quite sure it has because the smell of new paint was still quite noticeable during my stay. And very tasteful it is too....

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights and chose another location nearer to high street to shorten my walking distance because I'm lazy. I wished that I had also booked the 3rd night at Frederick's as well. It not that far from any place in town if you are walking. The clerk at check in gave me very good tips about...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for a night here and it was excellent, nice and warm inside as it was freezing outside , the room had all the amenities we needed for 1or 2 night stay , it was quiet , clean comfy bed and pillows with breakfast served across the road in Ricks place which was beautiful would highly...

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights at the hotel. The rooms are large and well appointed and good value for this part of town, I would recommend that you ask for a room at the back of the hotel as it can be quite noisy in the early hours - you might not get the view but you will sleep better...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

First, let me compliment the staff for helping me out when a friend wanted to join me and I had rented a single (one person only) room. They worked to find us an available room (a cancellation) that was a real upgrade but only charged £20 more for the extra person. The hotel is smack in New Town and is...

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newcastle
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We came here for one night, it is the second time we have stayed. The rooms are basic but clean. The beds and bedding are very comfortable which resulted in a great nights sleep. Reception staff are friendly and helpful. Would recommend this hotel for a cheap stay in the centre of Edinburgh.

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

You couldn't ask for a better location to explore the city,go shopping or sample Edinburgh's many bars and restaurants. Our room was clean and comfortable if basic (and some of the fittings were a little tired) and the staff are really friendly and helpful. It is however purely somewhere to sleep - there is no bar, amenities or restaurant (breakfast...

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Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We would like to offer you a very warm welcome to both the city of Edinburgh and to our hotel situated amidst the Georgian elegance of Edinburgh’s "New Town", and only a few steps from the world famous Princes Street. A warm friendly welcome awaits you at Frederick House Hotel, your home away from home catering for both the business and leisure traveller. Recently refurbished throughout to a high 4 star standard, our well appointed accommodation offers modern comfort at an affordable price. We look forward to welcoming you to Frederick House and making your stay an enjoyable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Frederick House Hotel

Address: 42 Frederick St | Lothian, Edinburgh EH2 1EX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: $113 - $440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Frederick House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Frederick Hotel Edinburgh
Frederick House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#50 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#52 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“I stayed in room # 1. It was a nice room and right by the front desk. No view. I got a couple of great night's rest here.”
 of 5 bubbles Erin_ATX, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back”
 of 5 bubbles KatieW583, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Back rooms are very quiet, but on a large lightwell. Front rooms will be lighter.”
 of 5 bubbles JanetBrussels, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles Nsar11, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“any rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles jillsJ4614CN, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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