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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very special place but, for some reason, the guests don't quite match the beautiful hotel. I suspect something has gone wrong with the marketing or the pricing strategy. This is a genuinely beautiful hotel, with one of the finest contemporary art collections in Scotland. My room is perfectly presented, with exemplary decor and very high standards of...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

London
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I Stayed here with friends for three nights whilst in Edinburgh for a wedding. Having visited Edinburgh on numerous occasions as a business traveller I am well-seasoned in the quality and price point of other hotels in the city, so having spent some time deliberating we are so glad we managed to come across this gem. From...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for such a glowing review of your stay - your feedback is hugely appreciated and will be shared with the team here. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic stay! Staff very pleasant, room was clean and very spacious. The RT bar is a lovely wee place to have a pint and relax. Can't wait to visit Edinburgh again and I'll be booking 24 Royal Terrace when I do so.

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Dear Taylor, It's great to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Aberdeen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on Sunday night as a Valentines Day treat. We had a junior suite on the first floor which was well appointed, spacious and immaculate. A good nights sleep was had although Monday morning traffic bumping along the cobbles outside didn't do much for our lie in. The staff were very hospitable throughout and could not be faulted. The bar/breakfast...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your positive feedback; we're delighted that we could make your getaway enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for a night after a mixed business/personal trip to Scotland during the fall of 2016. The room was fantastic (we stayed in a Double Deluxe room). Nicely proportioned, larger than we expected, with wonderful design elements and colors. The location is peaceful and quiet, yet a short walk to major thoroughfares and city sites. I...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that you enjoyed it. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value for the money. Quaint, boutique feel with a modern historic note. The art collection throughout make it a bright and colorful space. Nice service from the staff, very accommodating and helpful (especially with luggage up and down the staircase)!

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Aldo, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Borders, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel at short notice. I decided to stay in the ground floor suite due to mobility issues and this room had a large easy access shower. The hotel is fascinating, eclectic mixture of art work. The room was huge, lovely and warm, beautiful bedding and towels. The weather was miserable but you could get access direct on...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for writing a review of your stay. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and will certainly endeavour to organise a first floor room for you when you return. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Baldock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to stay for our birthday weekend (6/7/8 January) and after reading the reviews decided to book this - we weren't disappointed. I apologise now that I can't remember any of the employees' names (as I am a month late writing this review) so I will do my best with descriptions! Upon arrival we were greeted...

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Dear Hollie, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the hotel, an early Valentine's Day treat and once again we were not in any way disappointed with any aspect of the hotel. The staff are most helpful without being obtrusive and once again made our stay special. The room was a deluxe double with a free standing rolltop bath which was lovely and...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for such a glowing review of your stay; I'm delighted that we could make this occasion special. It's a pleasure to learn that you've stayed with us before, and we most certainly look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a very boutique styled modern furnished hotel. Situated on a street which is bit of a walk up if you decide you want a stroll and like a good climb round through from Clayton Hill. On arrival into hotel I was welcomed with a warm hospitable welcome and assisted up to the room, captured by the paintings...

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Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for your positive feedback - I'm glad that we could make your stay enjoyable and hope to welcome you back to the hotel soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
24 Royal Terrace is a new hotel on one of Edinburgh’s most iconic Georgian terraces. Designed by the famous architect William Playfair in the 1820s, the 16-bedroom hotel retains the original architectural features of the building whilst introducing a bold contemporary interior design. Situated in close proximity to the town centre, the hotel backs onto the Royal Gardens of Holyrood Palace and Calton Hill with commanding views across to the Firth of Forth. All rooms offer beautiful views, either of the hotel’s garden or onto the majestic Royal Terrace itself. Suited to both business and leisure guests, the rooms vary from spacious apartment suites to affordable single rooms. Our elegant rooms are designed for comfort and relaxation with stylish contemporary fabrics, heavenly beds, White Company toiletries, plump white towels and Egyptian cotton sheets. Mixing the old with the new, the suites comprise antique furniture with modern touches. Some rooms feature cast iron baths in the bedroom, whilst others have rain showers in the bathroom. All bedrooms offer wireless and wired internet connection to ensure guests can tap into our high speed internet, have Samsung Smart TVs fitted with amplified Soundbars and Apple Airport Express, enabling guests to stream audio and video from their own devices or from their NetFlix accounts, plus USB power sockets for charging devices. The entertainment isn’t limited to the bedroom; in the en-suite bathrooms, guests can control their music from a keypad to play over high quality Blucube speakers. The hotel features a private, original art collection including works by Scottish artists John Bellany, Peter Howson, Steven Campbell, Henry Kondracki and John Bratby. 24 Royal Terrace’s facilities include rt’s bar, a stylish meeting point for guests serving a carefully selected menu, from Scottish and continental breakfast in the morning, to tapas in the evening. A champagne afternoon tea is also on offer at rt’s between 2 and 5pm daily. rt’s serves a fine range of whiskies, playing to Royal Terrace’s historical nickname, ‘Whisky Row’, a reference to the number of spirit merchants who lived on the terrace when it was newly built. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 24 Royal Terrace

Address: 24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $138 - $1,376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 24 Royal Terrace 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“No lift, so lower floors to avoid the challenge. Top floor rooms facing park/garden offer nice views and higher ceilings - worth the climb!”
 of 5 bubbles 706aldoc, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors have better views . There is no lift. Short walking distance to Centre.”
 of 5 bubbles Birkdale11, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Email hotel to request room as I did prior to arrival and after getting my confirmed booking.”
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 of 5 bubbles shihabuab, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We walked the stairs our fourth floor room which had garden and city scape views. These upper rooms would be challenging with heavy bags.”
 of 5 bubbles andycK6822NO, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Front view of the hotel is stunning”
 of 5 bubbles c978l, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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