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CityLivein Grove Street

369 reviews
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good40%
  • Average29%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“shared kitchen”(13 reviews)
“fringe festival”(18 reviews)
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Rooftop Bar
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

When I arrived to the location on Grove Street, I was told that my room was actually in another building "just around the corner" on Dundee Street - and they only told me this after I'd paid. I was not told at any point either...More

Thank Audrey H
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

+ Visited during the Fringe Festival, rates were on the high side, but not gouging like the other accommodation in town. + Clean and modern rooms (at least were we stayed in building 75) + Good front desk + Strong wi fi + Quiet -...More

Thank enchantedjockstrap
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Stayed in the CityLivein last week. It's about 35 mins on the tram from the airport, 15 mins walk into town, plenty of places nearby to eat. Note this is student accommodation not a luxury hotel, great value for money, rooms are very clean, modern...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The rooms are so small. the toilet made a dreadful noise when flushed. no coathangers. the noise from the road outside kept us awake. the bed was squashed up against one wall. no waste bin ... not worth the extortionate rate. wouldn't stay again and...More

1  Thank Jock J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The rooms are very small, they sell it as a two person room but a couple can barely fit in the little beds. The kitchen was apparently clean, but the surfaces were covered in dust and there were spiders in all the corners. Then we...More

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Free Internet
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Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$51 - US$455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Price range
US$51 - US$455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Traveller (70)
Room & Suite (28)
Dining (1)
Hotel & Grounds (41)
Bathroom (7)
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Catrina M
7 July 2017|
Response from Marchos87 |
Hi. I had the same question and I've been told I can use parking in StayCity (next street). I called StayCity and cost is £12/day. I booked parking for 3 nights. when I arrived to Grove Street I found some free space on... More
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Graeme K
6 July 2017|
Response from Tiffany O |
Yes! I had a studio room and it had a little kitchenette. There was a microwave, a fridge, a hob, a kettle and plates etc. It also has a iron and ironing board! Hope this helps.
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