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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for 2 night's ..Thursday to Saturday. Hotel was immaculate and staff so helpful. Room was huge considering we booked a small double and very modern. It was a little further away from the Christmas Market than we wanted but only 10 mins walk but the omni centre is only a few steps away and is full of bars...

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dawn A, The team and I thank you for your recent review! I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that you found that the hotel not only met your expectations but we exceed them; this is something that we always try to ensure we do each and every time. The hotel is located in...

Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I cannot rate this hotel highly enough! We stayed for 2 nights and just wish we could've stayed longer. The room was massive and immaculate. Spacious bathroom and we had a complementary hamper which was a nice surprise. The staff were friendly and accommodating. I asked if it was alright to get something delivered to the hotel for my friend...

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

Random_laddergoat, The team and I thank you for your recent review - we thank you for taking the time out to provide us with your feedback. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your hamper of goodies (all with our compliments) and that you found the team you encountered to be both friendly and accommodating. The hotel does have...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked the family room for an overnight stay. Hotel is beautiful, staff are lovely and location is very central. Breakfast was great value at £5 per adult and kids eating free. But the only negative comment I have is lack of hot food selection - scrambled egg, bacon and mushrooms were all that was on offer for cooked breakfast. I...

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

Claire L, We thank you for your recent feedback. I was pleased to read that you found the hotel to be a great location for all your exploring of the Capital and that all staff you encountered were lovely also. The hotel breakfast offering is mainly a continental offering and due to guest feedback we opted to add three cooked...

Stretford, Manchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the hotel being one of many doors and corridors it is akin to a Scooby Doo chase scene, this hotel is a great base for central Edinburgh, within walking distance of the popular OMNi Leisure Complex, the castle and bars shops and restaurants.

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

county4life, The team and I thank you for your recent feedback. I was pleased to read that you found the hotel to be a great base for your exploring of the Capital and easy walking distance to all local attractions and restaurants alike. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the very near...

South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night while visiting Edinburgh over the black friday weekend. The hotel was about a 10 minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley and is pretty central. We arrived early and were able to store our bags in reception while we explored Edinburgh and the staff were very nice and welcoming. Our room was on the basement floor and...

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

Luke K, The team and I thank you for your recent review. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your time in the Capital this Black Friday and that you found nice and welcoming during your stay. The hamper of goodies is always with our compliments and I was pleased to read that you made full use of this....

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short walk from the centre of Edinburgh. Friendly receptionists, breakfast for only £5 for guests and well-priced, comfortable rooms. Highly recommended, even if the wifi operates at glacial speeds. Oh and little snacks in the bedroom each day - chocolate bars and crisps etc. A nice treat.

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

PaulT2011, The team and I thank you for your feedback. I was delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us; the team and I do our upmost to exceed our guests expectations time and time again and I was pleased to noted we achieved this once again. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked on spur of the moment will be returning!! Room very clean and spacious. Complimentary hamper of goodies replenished each day. Friendly and professional staff I booked a twin room instead of a double. Reception changed us to a double no problem and no extra charge!! 😊 Located near the theatre and ten minutes walk to Edinburgh Princes Street.

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The team and I thank you for your recent review - guest feedback is always welcomed. I was delighted to read that you had a great stay with us and the room and hotel exceeded your expectations. We are always on hand to assist and I was pleased to note that the team were able to amend your...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was fantastic with attentive staff.... Room was spotless with a special treat of a wee welcome pack full of treats.. the room was also warm and comfortable a delight after a cold night in Murrayfield. We booked breakfast at £5 each a real bargain.... it was self-service but staff were more and happy to assist... last question in...

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

Joseph M, The team and I thank you for your recent review. I was pleased to read that your found the hotel and the team to have exceeded your expectations and that your stay was a comfortable one. Our breakfast at only £5.00 per person is a huge hit with our guests and with a wide selection to choose from,...

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed with 3 other adults and one child last week for 5 nights occupying a family room and a double room. The rooms were very spacious and decorated to a high standard and both with en suite bathrooms. The open fire was very welcoming as we walked into reception. The hotel was busy for the time of year and the...

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

nigelmay2013, The team and I thank you for your recent review. I was delighted to read that the team made your stay a comfortable and enjoyable one and a special mention to Helen also, she will be over the moon to see this! The team and I always ensure that we not only meet our guests' expectations but exceed them...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed in the Cairn Hotel as part of a short trip to Edinburgh. I stayed in one of the apartments, which consisted of an enormous, high-ceiling-ed and beautifully decorated room with facilities for cooking light meals and en-suite bathroom. The room was spotlessly clean, with modern furnishing and stylish decor. It's part of an old Edinburgh building so...

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cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, responded to this review

AlfiesMaw2016, The team and I thank you for your recent review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and that you found both the room and the hotel to meet all your requirements. The open fire is a firm favourite with our guests and a great way to end the night with one of...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the lively theatre district of Edinburgh with the old town just minutes away, the Cairn Edinburgh has recently undergone a complete refurbishment to high standard. The hotel offers fantastic accommodation suited for leisure and corporate guests alike easily accessible by rail with the Edinburgh Waverley station only a 10 minute walk away ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cairn Hotel Edinburgh

Address: 10-18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh EH7 5JR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Leith
Price Range: $76 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairn Hotel Edinburgh 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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“I read that the 'small' double rooms are quite small so book a standard double!!”
 of 5 bubbles nigelmay2013, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front look onto main Street which is surprisingly quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Mmc1582, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Two buildings one each side of the road, nothing but bedrooms in one building, just a small bar/lobby/rooms in main building.”
 of 5 bubbles mellysue17, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we were on the first floor looking on to the back Garden”
 of 5 bubbles rosalinelinton, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you dont like being crammed book up from the small size room.”
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 of 5 bubbles CarolL145, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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