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The standard of the rooms is very good, but it really isn't a hotel - it's serviced rooms. Breakfast is served at the cafe across the road and was the worst I've ever had in living memory - bad enough having to cross a busy...More
My cousin and I stayed here in early December 2016. Was very nice, staff were polite, the room had two double beds and they were very comfy. Location was perfect for us.
Would definitely stay here again if I were to come back :)
We were there at the end of and beginning of May for a weekend break. The hotel was easy to find after the pleasant trip from the airport on the Shuttle. The room was comfortable with nice beds and television.
There were plenty of good...More
Frederick Hotel is a 5 minute taxi ride away from Waverley station.It is a block away from Princess street, one of the main thoroughfares in Edinburgh. The staff at reception were polite and helpful and gave us a lot of tips on places to see...More
Gloomy, sad, untidy place with faceless staff in the very center of beautiful Edinburgh. Four stars must be joke. In my country they would desperatly fight for three stars. No safe in the room, room frige empty, short bed, sticky furniture... We have visited almost...More
US$125 - US$320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#50 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#57 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Number of rooms
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Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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I can't answer this. "Ensure" is a verb meaning to guarantee, e.g. "the management ensures that the phones work". You've used it here as an adjective, and I don't know what you mean. Do you mean secure? Insured... More
I can't answer this. "Ensure" is a verb meaning to guarantee, e.g. "the management ensures that the phones work". You've used it here as an adjective, and I don't know what you mean. Do you mean secure? Insured? Presumably the whole hotel is insured by the owner, but I don't think that will benefit a guest in any way. The rooms are reasonably secure in that they have keys (like all hotel rooms).
My basic feeling about this hotel is that it is quite overpriced for what it is (which is sort of a two-star hotel somehow awarded four stars), especially since there is no restaurant, no bar, no real lobby, and no charm. It is central, clean, inoffensive and has comfortable beds. The question is what you want to pay for that.