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Stay Central Hotel

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#44 of 147 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Teramo, Italy
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a fantastic hotel. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are really clean and cozy. If we decided to go back to Edinburgh, certainly Stay Central would be our hotel again. Also the prices are great!!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I absolutely loved this hotel; amazing location, friendly reception staff, spotless room, comfy bed, funky freebies, lovely little touches with decor/marketing & a decent breakfast.. but I got absolutely no sleep because of the noise in the pub next door. It was killer. I've been away on business & am completely wiped out. I almost fell asleep in my meeting...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel looks nice in the photos and rooms are that from inside. When I arrived at 11PM the entrance was through hotels extremely noisy pub. I separately asked for quiet room. In the room then it was practically impossible to sleep. Phones db meter recorded constant 60db from hotels own pub. I wonder what is it like in other rooms...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi jaakkou2015, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us in Edinburgh, we appreciate all feedback we receive from our guests. We are disappointed to hear that you did not sleep well during your stay and can only apologise that this was the case. We are every lucky to have The Three Sisters, a very...

Knebworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Close to all amenities and easy access to the 3 Sisters Pub. The rooms were very clean and tidy. We could hear the noise downstairs, but it wasn`t too bad. The staff were excellent and very helpful. Bit lively at night, but that has to be expected being so close to the 3 Sisters.

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Julian C, Thank you for taking the time to write this excellent 5 star review of your recent stay with us in Edinburgh! We are so pleased that you enjoyed our central location and our neighbouring bar The Three Sisters! And it's great to hear such positive feedback about our lovely reception team! We would love to see you...

Portland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Name says it all: Central. Great location, helpful staff, clean, well appointed rooms. Be mindful that the Three Sisters pub is just below you where the party goes to the wee hours. Rooms with a view to Cowgate are great, but ask for one to the back if you want to put your head down before midnight.

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi TravelLight54, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of your recent visit with us in Edinburgh! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our central location, modern rooms and great reception team! We would love to see you again, remember to get in touch directly on 0131 6226801 for our best rates! Christie &...

South Bound Brook, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we stayed at Stay Central on our first trip to Edinburgh. When looking for a hotel I wanted to be near everything without spending too much - a lot of hotels right on the mile were much more than I wanted to spend. The location was perfect, right near Grassmarket where we spent a lot of time and...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sarah E, Thank you for taking the time to write this excellent 5 star review of your recent stay with us, it's great to hear such positive feedback from our guests. It's lovely to hear that you found us to be so well located in the heart of the city and of a reasonable price! We are delighted to...

Belfast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience at a unique hotel near the Royal Mile Edinburgh. Lovely breakfast and outdoor beer garden for evening entertainment. Updated bathroom and nice complementary treats. Enjoyed my stay and would use again.

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Karen W! Wow - thank you so much for this amazing 5 star review of your recent stay with us! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit including our central location and unique bedrooms! Our great breakfast in Three Sisters is the perfect way to start your day, we're so pleased you enjoyed...

london, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this hotel is great its close to everything just a 5 minute walk to the Royal Mile and we pleasantly surprised with our room it was spacious they had lots of extras in the room we didnt expect like hair straightners, bath robes a coffee machine and the showers great! The staff were really friendly and we...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lisa T, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us in Edinburgh. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed one of our comfy L rooms with added extras like hair straighteners and the coffee machine! And it's great to read that you made the most of our resident discount cards...

Pretoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved every moment of staying there! The interior, teacakes and everything else! Our room was nice and big. Staff was very friendly and helpfull. Liked the bar as well. Will definitely want to go back!

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Annelie H! Wow - thank you so much for this excellent 5 star review of your recent stay with us! It's great to hear such positive feedback from our guests and I'm sure our team will be delighted to know that you found them to be so friendly and helpful. We're so pleased that you enjoyed our modern comfy...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was perfect, close to most attractions. It was quiet, felt safe walking around the property. Staff were very helpful & gave clear directions when asked. Room was a little cramp but clean. Telephone not directly connected to desk/reception. Too cumbersome to print our boarding pass for our flight. I was told to send the hotel an email in...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Aida C, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us in Edinburgh! We are so pleased to hear that you loved our central location and found our reception team to be so helpful and friendly! We do hope to see you again, remember to get back in touch directly on 0131 6226801 for our...

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At STAY central we aim a little bit higher than just providing you with a good night's sleep. We have 37 fresh and refurbished bedrooms perfect for 2 to share or bedrooms for up to 6 guests. We like to look after you and free Wi-Fi is a must for our guests. Each of our lovely bedrooms have large flat screen TV's, iPod docks, rain fall style showers to get lathered up in and lots of little extras you won't expect. Located in the heart of Edinburgh's eclectic Cowgate surrounding the famous lively Three Sisters bar, STAY Central is a short stroll from everywhere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stay Central Hotel

Address: 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: RM428 - RM1,990 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stay Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Hotel Tailors Hall
Tailors Hall Hotel Edinburgh
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“Room too small.”
aidac406, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“As far away from the courtyard as possible but that is no guarantee of quiet.”
7SallyD, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Best to choose a room as far as possible from the bar and courtyard if you want to avoid noise.”
lsvotaw, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get an extra towel to hang on the bathroom door for privacy. ”
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“Great staff”
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