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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We booked the Lairg because we did not want to be right in the noisy centre of town. We were welcomed by the owner Rimus, who was very friendly and helpful getting us settled in. The room (No.10) was very spacious and spotlessly clean. Really comfortable bed! Breakfast was great and plenty of it and all the staff were happy...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

I cannot praise this place high enough. The staff are amazing, nothing is too much problem, they also give advice and maps for local area, the rooms are spacious and clean. Breakfast is lush. For the price this is fantastic value! Location is good.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We were sent to this hotel as the hotel we had originally booked had overbooked. We were advised that as compensation breakfast would be included the following morning. This was explained during check in at the lairg hotel where it was marked down in their book. When we went for breakfast we were asked what we wanted from their set...

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5Thank nicola g
Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

We travelled to Edinburgh and decided to stay some where else as the previous hotel.we stayed at had gone down hill, we were immediatly greeted with a warm friendly welcome, check in was quick and painless, we were shown to our room and the lady even helped us up the stairs with our luggage, our room was number 3 on...

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Thank LindsayofNorthwich
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This hotel is probably the nicest place I've ever stayed in a city. The staff are welcoming and professional. The room I stayed in (room 5) was absolutely charming with the convenience of a a modern bathroom and a beautifully furnished bedroom with antique furniture and all the usual facilities including hassle free wi-fi. Downstairs there is a lovely Victorian...

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2Thank clivewheeler59
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We stayed here for a week and it was awesome. The room was clean, quiet and very comfortable....the breakfasts were amazing, highly recommend the full Scottish breakfast,....location puts you close to the royal mile either by walking, by taxi or by bus. If you walk there its about 20-30 minutes. Would definitely stay there again!!!

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Thank Dragonlady888
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The room was clean, tidy and a perfect size for a couple. The breakfast was good and the staff really polite and helpful. It's also located round the corner from Haymarket station which is handy. We also had an issue with the booking website where it had put our booking through twice. Initially we were charged a cancellation fee for...

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Thank Jack J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We stayed for 3 nights at this hotel in early September. We were on the top floor with no lift. The rooms were very clean with tea and coffee making facility's and extra tea coffee and sugar on the landing if needed. The breakfast was very nice but unfortunately the staff are all Eastern European and don't understand English very...

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Thank En1June
Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The hotel seems to have a variety of room sizes. Looking around, some had large four-poster beds. Ours was a small, top-floor room with a tiny bathroom. On the other hand, it was clean and had big fluffy towels. The location; just two to three minutes walk from the Haymarket bus stops, the tram stop and the railway station, couldn't...

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised by this small hotel we had a room downstairs with its own garden and good size bathroom. Good transport network to Princes Street (bus) just around the corner and the Haymarket station. Excellent breakfast choice and lovely polite staff. Special mention to Roman our host could not have been more helpful and easy to get on with,...

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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 the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Address: 11 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh EH12 5LG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $129 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lairg 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Basement is quiet and private, very warm and comfortable.”
B5505UWlisam, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms first floor”
romanotiziana, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best tip if you come in by train get off at Haymarket and tram station just across road to take you into town. Brilliant.”
Runfatboyrun56, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter but theres no elevator.”
tomcR3397NU, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are stairs. If you have an accessibility issue, talk to the hotel ahead of time. I do not think they have a lift/elevator.”
LisaE738, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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