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The Dunstane Hotel

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing place. The staff, rooms, decor and house are amazing. Nice interiors and great whisky lounge with tasty food. The beds are very comfortable and room had everything we needed. Will definitely stay here again if I find myself in Edinburgh again.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Running out of superlatives for this hotel! Despite major refurb going on its fabulous! New rooms restaurant etc have made it even better! The staff literally can't do enough for you! And now Daniel has arrived to pass his cocktail expertise on! Sam your staff are fab! Laura congrats on your 12year service! Caroline sorry we missed you but your...

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much once again for making my day with your review. I am so delighted that you liked everything we have done and I cannot wait to welcome you back to one of the suites! All the best, see you soon Samantha

Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 4 nights last week for our Mini moon and I cant say enough about this Hotel. We were initially put in the room next to the front door of the Hotel and as a light sleeper and seeing as it was our Honeymoon wasn't ideal. Upon speaking to the lovely Anya (I hope thats right) and...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

After booking I received email confirmations and was asked if I would like any extras which was brilliant. On arrival the staff were helpful and welcoming. The room we stayed in (room 9) was absolutely beautiful with a large comfortable bed, sofa, TV, large copper bath and a luxurious bathroom with a large shower. The toiletries were lovely too (Molten...

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Milw, WI
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

With a last minute request, we were booked into a beautiful two-room suite, from a free upgrade! Parts of the property maintain an "old world" charm, while some areas have been fashionably updated with ultra modern fixtures. Excellent breakfast with many options from which to choose. Friendly staff and parking for the car was included.

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Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are that person who also adores the very personalised boutique hotels and likes to avoid the big hotel chains whenever possible, this is your dream come through: The Dunstane Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland Where do I start? It is a fresh, crispy, proud and adorable place to stay, whereas most privately owned boutique hotels in the area are...

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there What a lovely way to start the day. Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review of the hotel. I am absolutely delighted that we made such an impression. I really hope to meet you in person the next time you stay and I cannot wait to tell all the staff your feedback. Best wishes, Samantha

Glazebrook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this hotel for my parents for their 35th wedding anniversary. They received a free room upgrade and chocolate's in the room. My mum said the hotel was the nicest hotel they have ever stayed in, and she was absolutely over the moon. She tells me the bed was huge, the vintage decor and 'old Edinburgh' themed furniture was...

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Jade W Thank you for your lovely review on behalf of your parents - you must come yourself and stay soon we would be delighted to welcome you and give you a taste of 'old Edinburgh'! Best wishes Samantha

Eastern Norway, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel! Service was great. The room was tiny, but clean. Breakfast could have been better - you have to pay if you want more than yoghurt, fruit and cereals. Walking distance to the old city and The Royal Mile. The airport bus stops just outside the hotel.

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on here - it is so useful for other guests. Just to clarify about breakfast - it is not an extra cost for cooked if you have breakfast included then you have everything on the continental and hot selection included. If you are on a room only...

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at The Dunstane for three nights, and it was absolutely wonderful! Our room was beautiful and far larger than I was anticipating. We especially loved the large tub in our bathroom and the separate seating area. The staff at The Dunstane went above and beyond to help us get deals on sightseeing and helped us...

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Whitney B Thank you so much for that glowing review! We do try and have rooms ready for early arrivals however you are always more than welcome to come and relax in the lounge if we are not quite ready. Thank you for dining with us in the evening, we are launching our new menus in just over...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband have just got back from staying at this lovely hotel. We went to Edinburgh to celebrate my husbands birthday. I am so pleased I chose this hotel. The staff are so so friendly and go out of their way to help you. Our room was lovely. Had everything we needed and was very clean. The breakfast...

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DunstaneManager, Manager at The Dunstane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for that lovely review I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and would choose to do so again. The staff do really work so hard and I am really chuffed you mentioned them, as they will be! I hope to meet you again next time you are in Edinburgh Best wishes Samantha

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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 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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  • Free Parking
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dunstane dates all the way back to 1852 to a design of William Playfair, one of Edinburgh's most famous architects. Now a boutique hotel privately-owned and managed by Derek and Shirley Mowat, each of our bedrooms offers a fresh take on country house charm. You can look forward to restful nights in four-poster beds with subtle accents of current style. Or stretch out king-size and enjoy all the period details and in-room features. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dunstane Hotel

Address: 4 West Coates & 5 Hampton Terrace | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5JD, Scotland (Formerly Dunstane House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: RM524 - RM1,741 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dunstane Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Dunstane Hotel Edinburgh
Dunstane House Hotel
The Dunstane Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#12 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#17 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#29 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed in room 9 but is usually pricey but you do pay for what you get!”
  • Room 9
  • Room 9
  • Delicious room service!
774kimberleys, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room is perfect but my favourite is 109”
Travelmic2014, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all quality for the 3 rooms at first and second level. calm luxury and refinement”
sje_cdicollege2, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“201 is very quiet as is at the back of the Town House at the end of a corridor and has no adjoining walls with other rooms.”
Elles8ells, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room position for your stay, the doors to the rooms are old doors with no sound proofing and floor boards creek.”
pink20142016, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
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