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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Just returned after a lovely two-night stay at 24 Royal Terrace. Our room was large and comfortable with a decent shower. We were made to feel really welcome and the staff were absolutely excellent. We loved the decor and the quirky artwork. The breakfast was delicious, just a shame it was extra on top of the price. The location was...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay here; I'm glad that you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Would definitely go back. I loved it. Good location, very good breakfast, light bites served in the evening (very much welcome when you don't want to go out again). Food is really good. Nice wine too. Great rooms. Beautiful hotel with nice pictures.

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Dear Fiona, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

hertfordshire
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We were in Edinburgh for the Festival and arrived at 24 Royal Terrace following a 5 hour delay at Luton airport, and were delighted to be there at last. The hotel is a very attractive Georgian 5 storey townhouse converted into a delightful boutique hotel in a lovely terrace of like buildings. Approximately a 15-20 minute walk to the Royal...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; we look forward to welcoming you back soon. We've been in touch with each other directly via e-mail recently regarding your stay, and have resolved any issues noted. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

North Yorkshire
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Room very large, but not with the views we'd been promised on the ad. Rather, it looked onto a garden that sloped upwards away from the window, which rendered the room rather dingy and dark looking. £150 a night may not be a lot to some, but it was to me, and I was trying to impress a lady.Hopefully my...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay, we really appreciate all feedback. It is disappointing to learn that you did not enjoy your stay and in particular the view from your room, as we have received so many fantastic reviews since we first opened just over a year ago and many of...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My partner took me here for my birthday in July, it was just perfect! Staff lovely and helpful, room amazing (free standing bath!!!!) bar great and great selection/standard of breakfast, Location central, easy/ beautiful walk into the city centre.

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review of your stay; I'm glad that you really enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Just wanted to let everyone know how fantastic the staff at this hotel were, especially Nomiri on the night shift who was extremely helpful and knowledgeable for us being 1st time visitors to this hotel. We enjoyed chatting to him while we were having a few drinks in the bar and because of this the next time we will definately...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. We do have a great team here, and I'll pass on your comments to Nomiri! We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stayed at 24 Royal Terrace for 3 nights, to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Excellent location. Beautifully decorated throughout. Excellent choice for breakfast each morning. All the staff are friendly, helpful (nothing is too much trouble) service with a smile.Overall a great experience, thoroughly recommend. clarewi123@gmail

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Dear Clare, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that you enjoyed spending you anniversary here. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Stayed for 3 nights whilst attending Edinburgh Tattoo. Great location within easy walking distance of Waverly Station, the Royal Mile, Princes Street and the castle. I had an Executive Single room overlooking the rear garden - top quality fittings top quality bedding, the complimentary toiletries also first class, the towels fluffy and clean most important for myself the bath towel...

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Dear Denise, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed, glowing review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

London
Reviewed 15 August 2016

we stayed four days in this excellent boutique hotel, of 22 rooms. like many similar establishments in the City, it doesn't have a lift. if you can, avoid the top floor, although the rooms are marginally better. if you don't mind 70 steps each way, that's fine, and good exercise.

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stayed in a twin room at this excellently located hotel within 15 mins walk of most Edinburgh attractions It is exceptionally clean and very well appointed with very helpful staff and has everything you may need for a comfortable stay and is situated in a quiet and lovely cobbled street. Breakfast are extra but worth it at £5 for continental...

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Dear Joan, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your stay here. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
24 Royal Terrace is a new hotel on one of Edinburgh’s most iconic Georgian terraces. Designed by the famous architect William Playfair in the 1820s, the 16-bedroom hotel retains the original architectural features of the building whilst introducing a bold contemporary interior design. Situated in close proximity to the town centre, the hotel backs onto the Royal Gardens of Holyrood Palace and Calton Hill with commanding views across to the Firth of Forth. All rooms offer beautiful views, either of the hotel’s garden or onto the majestic Royal Terrace itself. Suited to both business and leisure guests, the rooms vary from spacious apartment suites to affordable single rooms. Our elegant rooms are designed for comfort and relaxation with stylish contemporary fabrics, heavenly beds, White Company toiletries, plump white towels and Egyptian cotton sheets. Mixing the old with the new, the suites comprise antique furniture with modern touches. Some rooms feature cast iron baths in the bedroom, whilst others have rain showers in the bathroom. All bedrooms offer wireless and wired internet connection to ensure guests can tap into our high speed internet, have Samsung Smart TVs fitted with amplified Soundbars and Apple Airport Express, enabling guests to stream audio and video from their own devices or from their NetFlix accounts, plus USB power sockets for charging devices. The entertainment isn’t limited to the bedroom; in the en-suite bathrooms, guests can control their music from a keypad to play over high quality Blucube speakers. The hotel features a private, original art collection including works by Scottish artists John Bellany, Peter Howson, Steven Campbell, Henry Kondracki and John Bratby. 24 Royal Terrace’s facilities include rt’s bar, a stylish meeting point for guests serving a carefully selected menu, from Scottish and continental breakfast in the morning, to tapas in the evening. A champagne afternoon tea is also on offer at rt’s between 2 and 5pm daily. rt’s serves a fine range of whiskies, playing to Royal Terrace’s historical nickname, ‘Whisky Row’, a reference to the number of spirit merchants who lived on the terrace when it was newly built. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 24 Royal Terrace

Address: 24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: RM435 - RM4,349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 24 Royal Terrace 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“No lift, so lower floors to avoid the challenge. Top floor rooms facing park/garden offer nice views and higher ceilings - worth the climb!”
 of 5 bubbles 706aldoc, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors have better views . There is no lift. Short walking distance to Centre.”
 of 5 bubbles Birkdale11, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Email hotel to request room as I did prior to arrival and after getting my confirmed booking.”
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 of 5 bubbles shihabuab, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We walked the stairs our fourth floor room which had garden and city scape views. These upper rooms would be challenging with heavy bags.”
 of 5 bubbles andycK6822NO, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Front view of the hotel is stunning”
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