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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had delayed in coming here due to the mixed reviews it gets. However, each of my visits was of a high standard. The food choice may be a bit limited for some people to mainly gastro pub type offerings, but it is of good...More

Thank Julie R
Response from lucy l, Manager at Black IvyResponded 4 days ago

Hi Julie R, Thank you for your lovely review, I'm so glad that you and your family have enjoyed your visits to Black Ivy. Its great to hear that you were impressed with all aspects of the venue and we look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very very comfortable, bed was like a marshmallow - loved it. The bar is excellent -Bar staff are friendly and knowledgeable- we were there on a sunday and they had a pianist- dont let the tiny reception area put you off on entry - the...More

Thank shawspice
Response from lucy l, Manager at Black IvyResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi shawspice, Thank you for your review. The beds are very comfy - I love the comparison to a marshmallow. Im glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully we will see you again soon. The Black Ivy Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and a friend stayed here when running the Edinburgh half marathon. The staff could not have been more accommodating , allowing us to return to the hotel after the run to have a late breakfast, watching our luggage and generally making us feel so...More

Thank Helen O
Response from lucy l, Manager at Black IvyResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Helen, Thank you for your lovely review and congratulations on running the Edinburgh half marathon! Its great to hear how much you loved everything about Black Ivy and had a chance to enjoy the bar area as well as the rooms. Hopefully we will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing service, our room was very noisy we were promised the music outside would be turned off by 10pm but wasn’t until after 12. We asked for ear plugs we were told that they would get some but none appeared. No toothbrush glass in bedroom,...More

Thank bthkate21
Response from lucy l, Manager at Black IvyResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi bthkate21, Thank you for your feedback. Im very sorry to hear that you found the hotel to be too noisy, the bar can get busy on the weekends and I can only apologise that more wasn't done for you to minimise this. Could you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited 2 days ago with a group of 8 and sat in the sun out the front. They were happy to let us eat from the main menu.The food was very good and not bad value. The staff were very friendly. I was impressed...More

Thank Graham G
Response from lucy l, Manager at Black IvyResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Graham, Thank you for your review. Our terrace has been very popular with the lovely weather we have been having so i'm glad you were able to make the most of it. We will see you again soon for your booking with us later...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast Available
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
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Bar/Lounge
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US$120 - US$370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#38 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$120 - US$370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#38 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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"Have a room on the second floor as the bar/restaurant can be noisy on a Friday and Saturday night if you..."
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"Loud at the front but only until the bar closed, we had a room at the back so noise levels were quite..."
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"I called the receptionist and found out the specs of the room, then booked."
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