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Stranraer, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful spacious room, spotlessly clean. We had a delicious breakfast with plenty to eat. We walked from our hotel to Edinburgh Castle, around a 20 minute walk. Can't fault our stay in Royal Ettrick, we will be back !

Thank Mhairi W
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Firstly, this place failed in that - apart from the ubiquitous and unappetising school dinner 'macaroni and cheese' on the bar menu - there are no vegetarian choices on the main menu. If you enquire, you will be grunted at and then told the 'chef' MIGHT be able to do you a risotto (no description of type) or veggie burger....

1Thank linzzdg
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent small hotel on western outskirts of Edinburgh. Parking on site, close to bus routes and just 20 mins from Waverley Station. Very good breakfast, set us up for the day. Second time staying here, would certainly have no problem coming back again. Exec bedroom has plenty of room, nice double couch, very tall ceilings and spacious bathroom.

Thank scas22
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got to the hotel only to realise that I'd booked the wrong night. Despite expecting to be turned away, the Duty Manager at the time was extremely helpful in finding us a room. The room itself was absolutely lovely and I would recommend to anyone!

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Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ideally priced rooms if you just want an overnight stop with busses and or taxis that will get you into Edinburgh city centre no bother , well mannered food and bar are also available on site private parking also available, worth checking it out

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Rather difficult to find at night as 3 bus drivers didn't know where it was. Never mind, a warm and friendly reception. Fine old building certainly and more might be made of its history? Bedroom was very small and not good for a claustrophobe. The toilet was a masserator type and went on masserating when I was in the shower...

1Thank RaibeartAlba
knottingley west yorkshire
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

On arrival checked in told room just up the stairs four flights later at that top the room looked nice but on a closer look skylight windows that were covered in some sort of plastic curtain type thing Windows would not open so no fresh air the bathroom door handle kept sticking and had a screw loose and if you...

1Thank lynda053
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Just the job for a long weekend in Edinburgh, comfy hotel not that far from the city centre, so met our needs perfectly, would certainly recommend, easy to get about town and short walks to main areas shops etc.

Thank Badenochwolf
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Two of us took 3 kids and popped in for a drink after being at a birthday party in town late October. I have very good memories of the Ettrick for being a child friendly place, with a lovely lady owner who used to make a great fuss particularly at Xmas. Also we would have end of term lunches there...

1Thank AliceSB
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

went to this hotel for one night with my wife .the room was stuffy no windows and a disabled toilet.b/fast was average.strange thing is key for front door of hotel was the same key as your room door.so will that mean same key for other rooms and when a shower was used the thuding noise was very loud

2Thank munch2014

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Ettrick Hotel offers 3 star accommodation in Edinburgh within the mature, leafy, Victorian suburbs to the south of Edinburgh city centre. The Hotel provides the perfect getaway from the bustle of Edinburgh whilst still being within walking distance of The Old Town. Whether you're a business traveller looking for corporate accommodation or a family enjoying a fun filled break or family occasion in Edinburgh, you'll receive a warm welcome at The Royal Ettrick Hotel. With free parking in our private car park and ease of access to the Edinburgh bypass any travelling is simple and relaxed. Superb public transport links also service the hotel, with two main bus services into the heart of the city stopping directly in front of the hotel. Guests can also enjoy free WiFi via fibre optic broadband throughout the hotel which is of great benefit to guests and especially for corporate events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Ettrick Hotel

Address: 13 Ettrick Road | Polwarth, Edinburgh EH10 5BJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM382 - RM1,030 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Ettrick Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Royal Ettrick Edinburgh
Hotel Royal Ettrick
Royal Ettrick Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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#60 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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